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Luxembourg Newswire

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  1. EU leaders wary of May's plea for help selling Brexit dealRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Newms360.com

    ... the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert) British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, speaks with Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. ...

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  2. UK's May, embattled at home, seeks EU lifeline on BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

    ... the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert) British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, speaks with Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel as she arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. ...

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  3. Wounded Theresa May points to no immediate breakthrough on Brexit while key vote set for JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... Leo Varadkar and was also due to speak with Donald Tusk, the European Council President, and Xavier Bettel, the Luxembourg premier. It is also understood she might have a one-on-one meeting with Emmanuel Macron, the French President. Mr Varadkar has ...

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  4. Theresa May continues Brexit talks in Brussels after surviving bid to topple herRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... the country next goes to the polls in 2022. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by Xavier Bettel, Luxembourg's Prime Minister, at the European Council for the start of the two day EU summit on Dec. 13, 2018 in Brussels. While May's ...

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  5. Theresa May seeks reassurances from EU over Brexit dealRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Haringey Independent

    ... summit, Mrs May met Irish premier Leo Varadkar and was also due to speak with Council president Donald Tusk and Luxembourg's PM Xavier Bettel. First meeting of the day here in Brussels is with @theresa_may Summit in the Irish delegation rooms before ...

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  6. Socialists entrust Timmermans to replace Juncker at EU helmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | EurActiv.com

    ... after his rival MaroA A efA oviA withdrew from the race and backed the Dutchman instead. Juncker - the former Luxembourg premier who has been dogged by health concerns - is not seeking re-election. His term ends in Autumn of 2019. Timmermans has the ...

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  7. Luxembourg eyes free public transportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | RTE.ie

    The tiny EU country of Luxembourg is seeking to make travel free on its trains, trams and buses as part of efforts to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. The re-elected coalition government of liberal Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said "free public transport will be introduced in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg's territory" from early 2020.

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  8. Prince Louis of Luxembourg's financial predicament laid bare in divorce judgementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daily Mail

    How Luxembourg's Prince Louis enjoys six holidays a year and a rent-free Paris flat but can only pay his ex 75-a-week for each of his children because his parents 'pay' him 'just' 35,000-a-year With a rent-free flat in Paris, a 35,000 annual allowance from his parents and up to six holidays a year, one would think that Prince Louis of Luxembourg has it all. But, like many children of wealthy parents, the 32-year-old royal insists he just wants a fulfilling job and to stand on his own two feet.

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  9. Luxembourg is set make all of its public transport free in a world firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daily Mail

    China demands the release of telecom giant Huawei's CFO after she was arrested for 'violating U.S. sanctions on Iran' as trade talks between the world's two largest economies hang in the balance Trains, tram and bus fares will all be lifted from 2020 in the 999 sq mile European nation, under ambitious government proposals. The plan is part of a fresh environmental drive under the administration of Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel after his liberal-led coalition secured a narrow victory in an election in October.

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  10. The first country in the world to make all public transport freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | South China Morning Post

    ... pledge, the new government is also considering legalising cannabis, and introducing two new public holidays. Luxembourg City, the capital of the small Grand Duchy, suffers from some of the worst traffic congestion in the world. While the country as ...

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  11. European Commission wants to use euro as strategic toolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | EurActiv.com

    ... of all cash in circulation in the eurozone is now in the form of 500 notes. Suspicions have been raised over Luxembourg, which prints double its GDP in banknotes each year. EURACTIV France reports . This rather vague initiative is unlikely to ...

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  12. Luxembourg PM Bettel begins second term of coalition governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel was sworn in for a second term on Wednesday after his liberal-led coalition secured a narrow victory in an election in October. Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel gestures as he speaks to the media before the extraordinary EU leaders summit to finalise and formalise the Brexit agreement in Brussels, Belgium November 25, 2018.

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  13. Luxembourg prince pays tribute to estranged wife after fairytale soursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Prince Louis of Luxembourg has told a London divorce court judge that Princess Tessy, a former soldier, had undertaken her role "with grace" and served Luxembourg's royal family well. His tribute has emerged in a ruling published by Mr Justice MacDonald after the pair argued over the division of money and property at a trial in the Family Division of the High Court.

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  14. Luxembourg prince pays tribute to estranged wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Daily Mail

    ... throat' during meeting - and says CBS told her two witnesses were not enough to verify her claims Prince Louis of Luxembourg is ordered to pay only 'nominal' maintenance of A 4,000-a-year for each of his two children after bitter divorce battle with ...

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  15. Life of public service hailed as tributes paid to BushRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | RTE.ie

    ... Gorbachev were decisive in restoring peace and freedom back to so many people across our continent," the former Luxembourg prime minister added. European Parliament president Antonio Tajani in a tweet said that "Europe has lost a champion of its ...

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  16. Bush made Europe 'safer, more united' says EU's JunckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | The Nation

    European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker hailed US president George H.W. Bush on Saturday for the part he played in bringing unity and peace to Europe after the Cold War. "I will never forget the role he played in making Europe a safer and more united place following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain," Juncker said of Bush, who died on Friday aged 94. Bush's "calmness, leadership and close personal relationships with Helmut Kohl and Mikhail Gorbachev were decisive in restoring peace and freedom back to so many people across our continent," the former Luxembourg prime minister added.

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  17. Poll: Bulgarian centre-right GERB party to get 37% of votes in EU electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | EurActiv.com

    ... 48 seats in total, down from 52 today, but the survey was conducted before their surge in elections in Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium . The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE), assuming a possible alliance with the French President ...

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  18. An EU Army: From Conspiracy Theory to RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | The American Conservative

    ... scrape together the cash to fund their contribution to NATO." "Barely" was an understatement. The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, liberated by the United States in World War II, only contributes 0.5 percent of its GDP to its military. Yet in a twist on ...

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  19. Is Europe Governed by "Childless Baby Boomers"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | New Urban Legends

    ... has no children. Holland's Mark Rutte has no children. Sweden's Stefan Lofven has no biological children. Luxembourg's Xavier Bettel has no children. Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon has no children. Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European ...

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  20. Juncker says EU failings had NOTHING to do with BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Daily Mail

    ... had led to uncontrolled and high levels of immigration. While many Britons were alarmed that EU judges sitting in Luxembourg could tell the UK Government and public how to act. Mr Juncker also said there is no alternative to the PM's deal - warning ...

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