Residents celebrate opening of new roadworks

Residents around the Place de Paris recently opened a special Christmas Market to celebrate the arrival of new road works along the Avenue de Liberty this week.

The local residents committee approved the event weeks ago with all residents in full support of the project.

“We are so happy to have the roadworks here,” said one neighbour. “With all the traffic jams and noise it will feel like a real city.”

The market will be there until a couple of days before Christmas.


Smacking button repeatedly will make traffic stop immediately

A new scientific experiment has shown results that confirm tbat smacking the button at a zebra crossing repeatedly will force traffic to suddenly stop.

Results show that immediately after impatiently hitting the button, all drivers nearby will drop everything they’re doing and stop to let people cross the road.

Woman who celebrated snow on facebook stuck in 3 hour traffic jam

As snow fell down on to the Grand Duchy this week, a woman from Grevenmacher celebrated by posting a picture of snow in her street and quoting “yay snow :)” before getting in her car and driving to work.

Benelux News can exclusively reveal that she is not so happy while sitting in a 3 hour traffic jam trying to get to her next destination.

Supermarket woman with bad trolley skills to attempt to drive car home

On Saturday morning a woman in a large supermarket announced that she will attempt to drive her car home after annoying dozens of shoppers doing their weekly shopping. 

After displaying poor technical ability several times while in the fruit and veg section, she moved on to the meat section while getting in the way of no less than 7 people, eager to get their shopping done as quickly as possible. 

Benelux News reporters had arrived on the scene, shortly before she could reach the wine area for an exclusive interview. 

“I successfully managed to annoy several people just in the last 5 minutes, by cutting up people’s direction,” she said.

“I am looking forward to attempting to drive a car home and causing some near accidents as I go.” 

“The car park will be my first challenge, quickly followed by Saturday afternoon traffic jams.” 

Check your local radio announcements for traffic updates.