Luxembourg is one of the smallest sovereign states in Europe. It is one of the three official capitals of the European Union, with Brussels and Strasbourg.
Luxembourg is officially called the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is the seat of the European Court of Justice, the highest law court in the EU, and of several other EU institutions and agencies. The country has three official languages: Luxembourgish, French and German. This is an automatic compilation of all DW content on Luxembourg.
The EU's supreme court has sided with the airlines over paying compensation to passengers who encounter delays due to the rowdy behavior of others. The ruling came after a passenger in Portugal sought remuneration.
The tiny, wealthy EU member state of Luxembourg has just abolished fares for trains, trams and buses. The government says it's to tackle road congestion and pollution, as well as supporting low earners. All standard-class journeys on public transport are now free of charge. Keith Walker speaks with Martin Jonsson, editor journalist at RTL Today, about the Grand Duchy's unprecedented move.
Google is battling against European Union regulators, after being fined more than €8 billion in recent years. The search giant hopes the second-highest court in the European Union can clear its name. The case began with an initial hearing in Luxembourg on Wednesday.
The British pound slumped slightly Monday against the US dollar and Euro following its gains on Friday. The decline came after the European Union demanded more concessions on the government's Brexit proposals, leading to less certainty that a deal will be done.
Tech giant Apple is appealing a 2016 EU ruling requiring that it pays a record €13 billion in back taxes in Ireland. Apple says the ruling "defies common sense." Unusually, Ireland doesn't want the extra tax revenues.