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Forced retirement at 65 for pilots is valid, EU court says

Luxembourg - A European Union law that forces passenger airline pilots to retire at 65 is valid, the EU's top court said on Wednesday.

EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year

Luxembourg - The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal.

EU 'deeply regrets' US Paris climate pact withdrawal

Luxembourg - The European Union on Monday blasted US President Donald Trump for pulling out of the Paris climate change pact and said Brussels would continue to lead efforts to prevent global warming.

Hard cheese for soya and tofu as EU bans dairy names

Luxembourg - Plant-based products like soya and tofu can no longer be sold with dairy-type names like milk or butter, the European Union's top court ruled Wednesday.

EU seeks online security checks for visa-exempt visitors

Luxembourg - EU countries on Friday backed a proposal to adopt new security checks for Europe's borderless Schengen area, in which visa-exempt travellers will be screened online prior to arrival.

'Keep calm' over Gibraltar, EU's Barnier tells Britain

Luxembourg - The EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier urged Britain Tuesday to "keep calm and negotiate" after a row broke out over the fate of the rocky outcrop of Gibraltar.

EU sees no future for Assad in Syria: foreign ministers

Luxembourg - President Bashar al-Assad has no future in post-conflict Syria but his fate is ultimately up to the Syrian people, EU foreign ministers said Monday in response to an apparent shift in US policy.

Luxembourg court denies Iran demand to unblock assets

Luxembourg - A Luxembourg court on Wednesday denied a demand by Tehran to repatriate $1.6 billion of Iranian assets claimed by the US as compensation for the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

LuxLeaks whistleblowers get reduced sentences

Luxembourg - A Luxembourg court on Wednesday gave reduced sentences on appeal to two "Luxleaks" whistleblowers convicted of leaking thousands of documents that revealed tax breaks for multinational firms.

EU court rules workplace headscarf ban is legal

Luxembourg - European companies can ban employees from wearing religious or political symbols including the Islamic headscarf, the EU's top court ruled Tuesday in a landmark case.

EU court says states can deny visas to refugees

Luxembourg - The EU's top court ruled Tuesday that states can deny short-term humanitarian visas to people trying to enter to claim asylum, in a case of a Syrian family trying to come to Belgium.

Driver killed in Luxembourg train crash

Luxembourg - The driver of a passenger train was killed in Luxembourg on Tuesday after he ran a red light and collided with a freight train, officials said.

Luxembourg prosecutes unknown person in VW scandal

Luxembourg - Luxembourg has filed a criminal case against an unknown person in an unusual step related to the Volkswagen "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal.

EU states can reject asylum for 'terrorists', court rules

Luxembourg - EU states can reject asylum applications from people who have worked with terrorist groups, even if their role was only logistical, the bloc's highest court ruled Tuesday.

EU states can reject asylum seekers with terror links: court

Luxembourg - EU nations can reject asylum seekers who have taken part in a terrorist groups' activities even if their role was confined to logistics, the bloc's top court ruled Tuesday.

EU court rejects Russian missile-maker sanctions appeal

Luxembourg - A top European court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Russian missile-maker Almaz-Antey against EU sanctions imposed for its role in the Ukraine conflict.

Britain and Gibraltar 'one EU entity': court advisor

Luxembourg - Britain and Gibraltar count as one EU state in terms of a key aspect of the single market, a senior EU lawyer said Thursday, in an opinion that could effect the territory's life after Brexit.

EU top court rules against bulk retention of emails

Luxembourg - The European Union's top court ruled Wednesday against the bulk retention of emails and other electronic data by EU member states, such as that under new British legislation.

Prosecutors recommend reduced sentences for LuxLeaks whistleblowers

Luxembourg - Prosecutors on Monday recommended reduced sentences for two whistleblowers in the "LuxLeaks" tax scandal during closing arguments at an appeal trial in Luxembourg.

EU court upholds Monsanto GM soybean approval

Luxembourg - A top EU court on Thursday upheld the European Commission's approval of genetically modified soybeans made by US agri-chemicals giant Monsanto which environmentalists claim may harm human health.
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