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Luxembourg prime minister leaves hospital after COVID care

Jul. 08, 2021 08:14 AM EDT

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel left the hospital Thursday after four days of tests and treatment for a persistent case of COVID-19 that forced him to delegate some of his work, the country's government said. The Luxembourg government said...

The Latest: COVID-19 cases grow in hard-hit area of Missouri

Jul. 05, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

MISSION, Kan. — The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients jumped by nearly 27% over the Fourth of July weekend in a hard-hit area of Missouri where immunization rates are low, leading to a temporary ventilator shortfall and a public call for help from respiratory therapists. ...

Luxembourg PM in 'serious but stable' condition with virus

Jul. 05, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel is in a “serious but stable” condition and will remain in the hospital for up to four more days after he was unable to shake a bout of COVID-19 that developed over a week ago, the government said. In a...

Luxembourg's leader fears for minors over Hungary LGBT law

Jun. 24, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Xavier Bettel is a jaunty, sharply-dressed man with a keen sense of humor who leads one of Europe's smallest but richest countries. But on Thursday, Luxembourg’s first openly gay prime minister looked deflated and disappointed. Not for the first time,...

EU court annuls approval of aid for German airline Condor

Jun. 09, 2021 06:20 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A top European Union court on Wednesday annulled the EU's approval of 550 million euros ($670 million) in state aid for German airline Condor, backing a challenge by budget carrier Ryanair but suspending the application of the ruling because of the impact of the COVID-19...

EU court annuls approval of KLM, TAP aid, wants more info

May. 19, 2021 06:26 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union court on Wednesday annulled the EU's approval of 3.4 billion euros ($4.1 billion) in state aid for the Dutch carrier KLM but suspended its immediate application because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry. In a...

Amazon wins EU court fight over $300 million tax ruling

May. 12, 2021 09:09 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — In the latest setback to European Union efforts to tackle corporate tax avoidance, a court on Wednesday annulled a ruling by the European Commission that a tax deal between Amazon and Luxembourg's government amounted to illegal state support. The EU's...