"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
Two former employees of the accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) go on trial today in Luxembourg along with a French journalist. Antoine
Against a backdrop of deep divisions within the EU over the migration crisis, the bloc’s six founding members put on a united front at a meeting in
Luxembourgers are the multilingual champions of the EU while the Irish, Bulgarians, Austrians and Hungarians are among the worst, latest official
Speeding up the relocation of refugees, strengthening borders and fighting human trafficking are up for discussion, as EU interior ministers meet in
Six families from Syria and Iraq have boarded a plane leaving Athens for northern Europe. They are the first refugees to be relocated from Greece to
New research from European NGOs claim 22 European Union member states are allowing corporations avoid tax despite the revelations from the Lux Leaks scandal this time last year.
The Syria crisis and Russia’s involvement are topping the agenda of an EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg. It comes as questions mount over
EU governments have agreed to step up deportations of migrants deemed to be illegal. Creating a border guard force has also been on the agenda at a
Walmart is facing allegations that it has some 70-billion euros in overseas tax havens.
A report by “Americans for Tax
Luxemburgers have rejected, by referendums, key changes to their voting rules. The Grand Duchy said no to allowing foreign residents to vote in their
The prime minister of Luxembourg has become the first serving leader in the EU to marry someone of the same sex
America’s fast food giant McDonalds is being accused of setting up an elaborate tax avoidance scheme. Labour unions backed by the War on Want
The European Parliament has failed to set up a committee of inquiry into the LuxLeaks affairs. Parliamentarians wanted to investigate how and why
EU investigators have uncovered the unconventional tax deal reached between Luxembourg and Amazon’s European hub.
The probe alleges that the
The ruling by the General Court of the European Union keeps measures against Hamas in place for three months, or pending an appeal.
A Luxembourg court has charged the person responsible for whistleblower revelations which exposed secret tax avoidance deals between Luxembourg and
Embattled European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has officially been sworn as the head of the EU executive amid an ongoing tax row. He and
Luxembourg-based cable TV and mobile service operator Altice has agreed to buy Brazilian Oi’s assets in Portugal.
The 7.4 billion euro deal allows
state of the union
In this edition of Europe Weekly: European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker breaks his silence on the ‘Lux Leaks’ tax row; the European Court
The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has delivered a verdict on a German case that may come as sweet news for EU member states concerned about