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EU court upholds curbs on bee-killing pesticide

Luxembourg - A top European Union court on Thursday upheld the ban on three insecticides blamed for killing off bee populations, dismissing cases brought by chemicals giants Bayer and Syngenta.

'Shooting gallery' helps addicts in Europe's richest country

Luxembourg - Far from the glitzy bank buildings and boutiques in Luxembourg city sits a run-down prefab building behind the railway station that shows another side to Europe's richest country.

EU says Poland 'making progress' in court reform row

Luxembourg - A top EU official on Tuesday hailed progress in talks with Poland over controversial reforms Brussels fears undermine judicial independence, but warned Warsaw it must produce "concrete results" in the coming weeks.

Poland broke EU law by logging in ancient forest: court

Luxembourg - Poland's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests, a UNESCO world heritage site, the European Union's top court ruled Tuesday.

No new EU sanctions on Iran — for now

Luxembourg - EU foreign ministers on Monday discussed how they could persuade the US not to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, but stopped short of imposing new sanctions on Tehran.

EU urges relaunch of Syria talks after strikes

Luxembourg - EU foreign ministers on Monday backed "all efforts" to stop Syria using chemical weapons, after weekend strikes by Britain, France and the US, but called for renewed efforts to find a political solution to the seven-year war.

EU court backs France ban of Uber service without notifying Brussels

Luxembourg - The EU's top court on Tuesday dealt another blow to US ridesharing giant Uber by backing the right of France and other member states to ban an illegal taxi service without notifying Brussels regulators.

EU court backs France ban of Uber service without notifying Brussels

Luxembourg - The EU's top court on Tuesday backed the right of member states like France to ban a service by ridesharing firm Uber without notifying Brussels, in a fresh setback to the US giant.

EU's Tusk says 'we don't want to build a wall' with UK

Luxembourg - The European Union does not want to "build a wall" with Britain as it leaves the bloc, EU President Donald Tusk said Wednesday as he laid out draft guidelines for negotiations on post-Brexit ties.

EU doesn't want a 'wall' with Britain: Tusk

Luxembourg - EU President Donald Tusk said Wednesday the bloc does not want to "build a wall" with Britain as it leaves the bloc but warned in new guidelines for trade talks of a negative economic impact.

EU court says Poland broke air quality laws

Luxembourg - The EU's top court on Thursday found Poland guilty of violating air quality laws, in the latest clash between the bloc's authorities and the rightwing government in Warsaw.

Poland illegally logged in ancient forest: EU court advisor

Luxembourg - Poland's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests, the legal advisor to the EU's top court said Tuesday, setting up a new clash between Brussels and Warsaw.

Luxembourgish makes a comeback, bids for EU approval

Luxembourg - You may not be able to pronounce it or even have heard of it, but Luxembourg's national language Letzebuergesch is making a comeback and fighting for official European Union recognition.

Italy asks EU court to quash medicines agency move to Amsterdam

Luxembourg - Italy asked the EU's top court on Wednesday to overturn the bloc's decision to move the London-based European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam after Brexit, the court said.

Facebook wins EU court fight against class action lawsuit

Luxembourg - The EU's top court on Thursday dismissed a bid by an Austrian activist to bring a class action against Facebook for privacy breaches, although he can sue the US social media giant on a personal basis.

Luxembourg court overturns verdict against Luxleaks whistleblower

Luxembourg - A Luxembourg court on Thursday overturned the verdict against a "Luxleaks" whistleblower who was convicted of leaking thousands of documents that revealed tax breaks for multinational firms.

EU court threatens Poland with heavy fines over ancient forest logging

Luxembourg - The EU's top court on Monday warned Poland's rightwing government to "immediately" stop logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests or face fines of up to 100,000 euros ($118,000) a day.

EU court threatens Poland with heavy fines over ancient forest logging

Luxembourg - The EU's top court on Monday warned Poland's right-wing government to "immediately" stop logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests or face fines of up to 100,000 euros ($118,000).

Activist can't file class action against Facebook: EU lawyer

Luxembourg - Austrian activist Max Schrems cannot bring a class action against Facebook for privacy breaches, although he is allowed to sue the US social media giant on a personal basis, the adviser to the EU's top court said Tuesday.

EU reaches compromise on low-cost eastern labour

Luxembourg - EU ministers on Monday struck a compromise after marathon talks about low-cost labour from eastern and central Europe, a decision affecting workers posted temporarily to more affluent bloc members.
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