Luxembourg

Luka Modric latest Real Madrid star accused of tax fraud

Luka Modric latest Real Madrid star accused of tax fraud

Modric, 32, joined Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur for a reported fee of £30 million ($40 million) in 2012.

Nov 30, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
Spain says Catalan independence response unclear

Spain says Catalan independence response unclear

Madrid has threatened to impose direct rule over semi-autonomous Catalonia if it declares independence based on a hotly-disputed October 1 referendum.

Oct 16, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
Princess of Luxembourg branded 'gold digger' after break up with royal family

Princess of Luxembourg branded 'gold digger' after break up with royal family

Princess of Luxembourg, who separated from her husband Prince Louis in 2016, after marrying him in 2006, has been fighting off the accusations of being a 'gold digger'. 

Oct 15, 2017, 11:01 AM IST

EU court rejects challenge against refugee quotas

EU figures show that just under 28,000 people have been relocated since the two-year scheme was launched in September 2015. 

Sep 06, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Influence of English is fading, says EU chief Juncker

Influence of English is fading, says EU chief Juncker

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, who hails from Luxembourg, speaks several European languages fluently.

May 05, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

Week-long celebrations to mark Yoga day in Belgium, Luxembourg

Week-long celebrations will be held in Belgium, Luxembourg and prominent European Union institutions to mark the third edition of International Yoga Day on June 19, the organisers said here on Tuesday.

Apr 25, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
Tearful Gilles Muller wins Sydney International for first ATP Tour title

Tearful Gilles Muller wins Sydney International for first ATP Tour title

The 33-year-old left-hander from Luxembourg had lost all five of his previous tour finals.

Jan 14, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
UK cannot `have cake and eat it` on Brexit: Luxembourg PM

UK cannot `have cake and eat it` on Brexit: Luxembourg PM

Luxembourg Prime Minister also ruled out any transitional Brexit deal with the European Union to soften the impact of Britain`s departure.

Nov 29, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

"Not on the same page": Brexit poses threat to British universities

Britain`s vote to leave the European Union has left the country`s universities with a problem to solve.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

Secret cameras in women's changing rooms at EU bank in Luxembourg!

The European Investment Bank has suspended an employee for allegedly installing secret cameras in the female changing rooms, sources close to the bank said Thursday.

Jun 16, 2016, 23:44 PM IST

Luxembourg offers cash to help close ageing French nuke plant

Luxembourg offered on Monday to chip in financing to close an ageing French nuclear power plant near its border, saying the tiny nation could be obliterated if the station malfunctioned.

Apr 12, 2016, 02:59 AM IST

Founding members say European Union is in bad shape

Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg pledged to pursue "ever closer union" at a meeting in Rome.

Feb 10, 2016, 11:30 AM IST
Coach Del Bosque coy on future after Spain seal Euro qualification

Coach Del Bosque coy on future after Spain seal Euro qualification

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has refused to confirm his role after next year's European Championships.

Oct 10, 2015, 19:36 PM IST
Santi Cazorla, Paco Alcacer seal Spain's place at Euros

Santi Cazorla, Paco Alcacer seal Spain's place at Euros

Defending champions Spain secured their place in next year's European Championships in France with a 4-0 win over minnows Luxembourg thanks to doubles from Santi Cazorla and Paco Alcacer.

Oct 10, 2015, 11:08 AM IST

European Union won't close its borders for refugees

 

Ankara: The European Union (EU) will not close its borders for refugees, Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn of Luxembourg, which also holds the EU presidency, has said.

Sep 19, 2015, 11:06 AM IST

EU to hold emergency meeting on refugee issue

European Union (EU) interior ministers will hold an emergency meeting on September 22 to cope with refugee crisis, officials said.

Sep 16, 2015, 08:49 AM IST

Luxemburg's Asselborn blasts Orban for anti-refugee comments

  Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn on Thursday sharply criticised Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for saying refugees should not come to Europe and Muslims were not welcome in Hungary.

Sep 04, 2015, 07:23 AM IST

Luxembourg warns Germany of catastrophe if it pushes for Grexit

Luxembourg`s foreign minister has made an impassioned plea for Germany to avoid a Greek exit from the euro, warning Berlin of a catastrophic schism with France if it pushes for Athens to leave the currency union.

Jul 12, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

PM, President greet Luxembourg on National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday extended warm greetings to Grand Duke Henri and people of Luxembourg on their National Day.

Jun 23, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

Iran sees good chance of nuclear deal given political will

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday he saw a good chance of reaching a final agreement with six world powers on Iran`s nuclear programme by a June 30 deadline or a few days later, provided there was political will.

Jun 23, 2015, 01:09 AM IST