EU foreign ministers promised on Monday to do more to stop migrant deaths in the Mediterranean by increasing rescues and catching traffickers, stung by a weekend tragedy that killed up to 700 people off the Libyan coast.
Slovakia`s impressive Euro 2016 qualifying campaign continued after three first-half goals secured a 3-0 victory over Luxembourg on Friday and kept them top of Group C with maximum points after five games.
Luxembourg`s Parliament voted Wednesday to urge the government to recognise a Palestinian state -- the latest in a series of similar moves around Europe aimed at pressuring Israel to move foward the peace process.
Luxembourg and its former premier Jean-Claude Juncker -- who is now the new head of the European commission -- came under fire on Thursday after leaked documents showed the tiny nation gave hundreds of global firms huge tax avoidance deals.
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque on Friday included Chelsea`s Diego Costa in his side`s Euro 2016 qualifiers away against Slovakia and Luxembourg despite Jose Mourinho`s concerns over the striker`s fitness.
Anti-carbon advocate Greenpeace has grounded flights for a top official after a media report fingered him for commuting by plane between his Luxembourg home and its Amsterdam-based headquarters, a spokesman said today.
Russia must be in "no doubt" it faces tougher sanctions unless it backs the Ukraine government`s peace plan and halts interference in the east of the country, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Monday.
Lawmakers in Luxembourg, whose prime minister is openly gay, overwhelmingly approved changes in the small European nation`s legislation governing marriage that will allow people of the same sex to wed and to adopt children.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned he would no longer be able to guarantee that Britain would remain a member of the European Union if European leaders elect Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission chief, Germany`s Spiegel said.