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Complete details about Luxembourg in Europe with capital city Luxembourg [Luxemburg/Lëtzebuerg]

Country NameLuxembourg (Luxembourg/Lëtzebuerg)
Country CodeLUX
Capital CityLuxembourg [Luxemburg/Lëtzebuerg]
RegionWestern Europe
Independence Year1867
Surface Area2586.0
Life Expectancy77.1 years
GNP16321.0 (old 15519.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy

Spoken Languages

French [official]     (4.2%)
German [official]     (2.3%)
Italian     (4.6%)
Luxembourgish [official]     (64.4%)
Portuguese     (13.0%)

Major Cities

Luxembourg [Luxemburg/Lëtzebuerg], Luxembourg     (population 80700)

Luxembourg's most recent News and Stories

Publisher: Luxemburger Wort - English EditionThu, 26 Feb 2015 08:30:05 -0800
Bank seeking buyer: RBS to quit Luxembourg

The Luxembourg subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to exit its Luxembourg operations and is seeking a buyer, the group reported on Thursday. A bank spokesperson explained that as part of changes to Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) and ...   read full story

Publisher: BloombergFri, 27 Feb 2015 01:00:00 -0800
Hero or Criminal? Exposing Luxembourg's Tax Secrets

Feb. 27 -- The whistle-blower at the center of a tax scandal involving some of the world's biggest companies speaks to Bloomberg. Antoine Deltour faces up to five years behind bars for leaking documents from global accountancy giant PwC's Luxembourg ...   read full story

Publisher: BloombergSun, 22 Feb 2015 23:12:00 -0800
The Quiet Man Who Made Big Trouble for Little Luxembourg

Now he may face jail after those documents helped send a shock wave through Luxembourg that is reverberating across the European Union. Deltour became disillusioned with what he saw in his auditing job at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Luxembourg ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Financial TimesSun, 22 Feb 2015 08:52:30 -0800
'I am not a martyr', says LuxLeaks whistleblower facing jail read full story

Publisher: VICE NewsThu, 26 Feb 2015 09:48:45 -0800
Unhappy Meal: How McDonald's Is Using Luxembourg's Tax Laws to Supersize ...

According to the damning report, which was unveiled in Brussels on Wednesday, the fast food giant routed 3.7 billion euros ($4.14bn) in revenue through its lightly taxed Luxembourg subsidiary, the McD Europe Franchising SARL. France, the Golden Arches' ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Deutsche WelleWed, 25 Feb 2015 09:26:15 -0800
Unions: McDonald's ducks taxes with Luxembourg shelter read full story
Publisher: Retail Detail Europe (press release) (blog)Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:41:15 -0800
McDonald's saves 1 billion euro through Luxembourg read full story
Publisher: CNBCWed, 25 Feb 2015 04:33:45 -0800
McDonald's accused of avoiding 1B euros in taxes read full story
Publisher: ReutersWed, 25 Feb 2015 04:09:59 -0800
Unions, charity accuse McDonald's of avoiding $1.1 billion in tax read full story
Publisher: Financial TimesWed, 25 Feb 2015 10:11:15 -0800
Report links McDonald's to EU tax avoidance scandal read full story
Publisher: NewsweekThu, 26 Feb 2015 06:48:45 -0800
McDonald's Accused of Avoiding ?1.2 Billion in European Tax read full story

Luxembourg Tweets

From @LondonNewsUK on Fri Feb 27 08:04:15 EST 2015 Senior Sales Manager #London #UK #News
From @EyeCandyGallery on Fri Feb 27 08:03:59 EST 2015 McDonald?s Faces Investigations And Lawsuits Across The World
From @diamondmind50 on Fri Feb 27 08:03:14 EST 2015 1/6 LUXEMBOURG & YVERDON, Switzerland - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world's leading provider of satellite services,
From @soundenergyok on Fri Feb 27 08:03:00 EST 2015 Mas info aquí: RebootMusic: Hello Luxembourg!! Lets get ready for a bomb night at Marx!! ?
From @bcollaku1 on Fri Feb 27 08:02:51 EST 2015 With Pierre Weber #Luxembourg Charge d'Affairs. Discussed the implementation of Lux. development support to #Kosovo
From @EUHeadlinesNews on Fri Feb 27 08:02:30 EST 2015 Protestation au Luxembourg - «Ça suffit!», la CGFP en a «ras le bol»: LUXEMBOURG - La Confédération générale d...
From @GreatGrrrrr on Fri Feb 27 08:02:21 EST 2015 RT @lessentiel: #Luxembourg: des centaines de #jobs d?été dans les communes
From @class_croute on Fri Feb 27 08:02:12 EST 2015 @Sacha_Muse en effet, nous livrons uniquement qu'en entreprise :-) et nous avons 140 restaurants en France, Belgique et Luxembourg !
From @callme_Mlle on Fri Feb 27 08:01:08 EST 2015 Les copains au Luxembourg ne comprennent pas que je n'ai pas encore de stage et me conseillent l'expatriation. Mais le Luxembourg quoi
From @diamondmind50 on Fri Feb 27 08:00:57 EST 2015 LUXEMBOURG & YVERDON, Switzerland - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), the world's leading provider of satellite services, and (1/6)
From @ErasedTapes on Fri Feb 27 08:00:30 EST 2015 Douglas Dare: Playing a show in Luxembourg at 8:30 PM today at Den Atelier
From @MorganPhilipsOP on Fri Feb 27 08:00:29 EST 2015 Head of Equities M/F #Luxembourg #Job #Recruitment #Employment @MorganPhilips
From @LuxCon2014 on Fri Feb 27 08:00:08 EST 2015 Luxembourg's very own Esmeraude Cosplay and Atashi Cosplay are co-presenting a workshop on, taadaa, Cosplay. Come...
From @isabelcostello on Fri Feb 27 07:58:10 EST 2015 The Jardin du Luxembourg shaking off winter. Great morning poking round the 6th, where I would live and my MC does!
From @GOONLYFEBOSS on Fri Feb 27 07:57:15 EST 2015 RT @RT2EAT: EXPOSE MUSIC VIDEOS #Music #NEWS #Hamburg #Berlin #Frankfurt #Zurich #Luxembourg #Munich