Luxembourg: Weekly Roundup

LuxembourgPosted on 18 September 2023 by Team

Luxembourg has become the second European Union member country to legalize the possession and cultivation of cannabis for personal use after Malta.

In Luxembourg the price of fuel is the same at all petrol stations, but this is not the case everywhere in Europe.

Luxembourg secures Expo 2025 Osaka Pavilion deal with Naito House Co, Ltd. The circular economy-focused pavilion will connect hearts and nations.

This is the first contribution from Luxembourg to FAO activities in Ukraine and the first to FAO’s emergency and resilience work in general in over a decade.

New law facilitates the recruitment of third-country nationals.
Easier access to the job market for third-country nationals already residing in Luxembourg The new law aims to significantly simplify the employment of third-country nationals already residing in Luxembourg. Family members of third-country nationals legally residing in Luxembourg will now have unrestricted access to the job market and will no longer require work permits.

#Portugal and #Luxembourg meet in an EURO 2024 qualifier at the National Football Stadium at 20:45 CET.

International Equal Pay Day, celebrated on 18 September, represents the longstanding efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value.

France is the latest country to tackle the rise in popularity of e-cigarettes among young people.

Many Brits are not working ... because. The immediate cause is not disputed: more Britons than ever are classified as unwell. Data released this week showed a remarkable 2.6m people, a record, are economically inactive because of long-term sickness—an increase of 476,000 since early 2020.

Sweden is exploring the possibility electric roads which charge electric vehicles as they drive.

The bank raised its key rate for the 10th time in a row, to 4% from 3.75%, as it warned inflation was "expected to remain too high for too long"

Changes in the #employment rate between Q1 - Q2 2023 varied across the EU.

Compared with older generations today, members of Gen Z are much more likely to report experiencing negative emotions such as stress, anxiety and loneliness, according to a new study.

What's the world's stinkiest fruit?

The #iPhone15 will be the first model since 2012 without Apple's lightning charging port.

Earth's climate, biodiversity, land, freshwater, nutrient pollution and 'novel' chemicals - human-made compounds like microplastics and nuclear waste - are all out of whack, a group of international scientists said

We express our profound sadness at what happened in Libya. According to Libyan aid coordinators, the number of deaths may pass 10,000. This is a very sad moment where Mother Nature has shown us how swift she can be. With prayers and support to the Libyan people and humanity.

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