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  • Largest Luxembourg supermarket chain stops selling Israeli produce

    September 1, 2015 | 10:40 am

    Cactus, the largest supermarket chain in Luxembourg, has stopped selling produce from Israel until its suppliers verify that it does not originate in the West Bank.

    A pro-Palestinian group has held demonstrations over the last months in front of Cactus stores, spurring the...

  • A yearlong trip around the world – using only bitcoin

    August 18, 2015 | 1:53 pm

    Felix Weis has gotten used to blank stares anytime he tries to pay for something. Since January, the 28-year-old freelance computer programmer from Luxembourg has been on a trip around the world using only bitcoin.

    Most store clerks, bartenders and tour operators he's encountered...

  • Priest Makes Deal With Devil in ‘Day’

    By Tom Tugend

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Volker Schlaandorff, born in Germany in the fateful year 1939, has explored his country's dark history in such films as "The Tin Drum," "The Ogre" and "The Legend of Rita."

    Now he returns to the Nazi era in the intense "The Ninth Day," a film mature enough to view the Shoah from a...