Swiss voters agree to stricter gun laws

In a referendum held on Sunday, Swiss voters agreed to new gun regulations. Gun rights activists lobbied against tighter rules and pushed the vote in an attempt to oppose new agreements between Switzerland and the European Union. The reform of the European Union’s firearms directive would place more restrictions on gun owners and centralize surveillance.

[REPORTAGE] Christophe Hansen wëll EU-Adhésiounsfongen un Tierkei kappen

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass den 8. Oktober ausgestraalt ginn. D’Europäesch Unioun wëll d’EU-Adhésiounsfongen fir d’Tierkei kierzen, nodeems d’Land a Saachen Biergerrechter ee Schrëtt zréck gemaach huet. D’Fuederung zitt sech säit iwwert engem Joer duerch Parlament a Conseil, an ass grondsätzlech keng Iwwerraschung. D’Tierkei huet sech duerch d’Aspären vu Journalisten […]

Quelle anticipation d’une politique de Viviane Reding?

Viviane Reding, est candidate pour les élections législatives en octobre. Après trente ans d’activité politique au niveau européen, quelle serait la politique nationale de l’ancienne commissaire et figure du CSV? Trois grands problèmes dérivent de sa philosophie politique.

The case against compulsory voting

Together with a handful of countries including Belgium and Brazil, Luxembourg has laws on the books that make participating in parliamentary elections mandatory. Luxembourgish citizens, before they vote on 14 October, will receive a convocation de vote, or a ‘call to vote’, which explains to them that all citizens who did not already vote via […]

Are young candidates worth the hype?

You’ve seen them by now: large posters filling the cities and countryside of the Grand Duchy, proudly presenting the numerous faces running for parliament. And, as with every election cycle, the political parties are bragging about the presence of ‘young’ candidates (less than 35 years of age) on their ballots. Media outlets then calculate the […]