As always, our daily summary of the most pertinent news stories has all the key information you need to know.

In Luxembourg

  • The Belgium-Luxembourg border is now open to allow family visits, as well as shopping for groceries and non-food items.

  • The municipality of Luxembourg City has announced its support for restaurants, bars and cafés without terraces.

  • After two months, the first Luxair flight with passengers took place on Friday. The first flight went to Stockholm and was followed by two more to Munich and Hamburg respectively.

  • As part of the national screening strategy, the Luxembourg government has collaborated with Luxairport to launch a pilot project offering testing to passengers arriving in the Grand Duchy.

  • The director of the Chamber of Employees and the editor of Caritas’ social almanac discussed the pandemic's impact on welfare.

  • The temporary advanced care centres in Ettelbruck and Grevenmacher closed their doors on Friday 29 May, having conducted around 9,000 consultations.

In international news

  • A Lufthansa plane carrying around 200 mainly German workers landed in China on Saturday, marking the first return of Europeans since the country suspended visas over the coronavirus.

  • Britain's Office of National Statistics (ONS) has counted around 13,500 care home deaths attributed to COVID-19.

  • Facing its deepest recession since World War II and with business confidence collapsing, the coronavirus pandemic is hitting Italy's economy hard.