The founder of the "muselzeidung" and "sauerzeidung" newspapers passed away at the age of 69 on Thursday night.

Eugène Burton was also the father of LSAP politician Tess Burton.

The free "muselzeidung" and "sauerzeidung" newspapers have been distributed to more than 74,000 households in the Luxembourg-Germany border region for almost 40 years.

© Patrick Frieden