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The European Central Bank in Frankfurt

ECB’s market challenge intensifies over latest rate-hike bets

The recent spike in energy costs means inflation may stay elevated for longer experts say
3 min. 15 min ago
Numerous airlines cancel flights with concerns about 5G affecting communication system connectivity

5G rollout disrupts flights into US from across the world

Concerns stem from potential interference with sensitive navigation equipment used during landings in poor weather
3 min. 45 min ago
A former military installation in a suburb of Donetsk, the capital of a self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (PDR) in eastern Ukraine
A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 passenger aircraft
Public spending levels have been a source of bitter dispute among member states
Germany's Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in Moscow on 18 January 2022
Supporters wave national flags in Skopje as they celebrate the victory of North Macedonia's team during the UEFA European qualifiers play-off on 12 November
Luxembourg City panorama
Luxair aircraft on the ground at Luxembourg's airport in Findel
Luxembourg's CNDP data protection watchdog is located in Belval in the south of the country
OneCoin offices in Sofia, Bulgaria

Ex-spy set to learn whether he must face US charges

US seeks extradition from France of former Luxembourg spy master Frank Schneider, who is sought in a huge cryptocurrency fraud
by Yannick LAMBERT 2 min. 18.01.2022
Environment Minister Carole Dieschbourg

Dieschbourg to fix law after waste contract draws ire

€100-million contract given out to private company lacked a proper basis in law
by Yannick Erny HANSEN 17.01.2022
Police made 30 arrests during Saturday's standoff, 16 of whom will be prosecuted
Members of the panel (from left to right); Prof Dr Paul Wilmes, Dr Gérard Schockmel, Dr Vic Arendt and Prof Claude Muller presenting their findings on Friday afternoon
The two ADR lawmakers Fernand Kartheiser (left) and Fred Keup displaying their complaint in front of the prosecutor's office on Thursday
University of Luxembourg's main Belval campus
Company originally planned to manufacture 9 million cars this fiscal year through March

Toyota expects to miss annual output goal on chip disruptions

Toyota already slashed its annual production outlook in September 2021 due to Covid lockdowns in Southeast Asia
2 min. 18.01.2022
NSO also faces lawsuits from WhatsApp owner Meta

British Gas pension cash used to buy Israeli spyware group NSO

Centrica was among the biggest contributors to the €1bn fund that bought a stake in NSO in 2019
4 min. 17.01.2022
Under the new Spanish rules, influencers will have to disclose if they are remunerated for promoting crypto
The banks Zurich-based headquarters
The ECB conducted its last TLTRO offering in December
Iphone makers are concerned these changes could create new threats to user privacy and data security
France saw the biggest expansion in rooftop solar in Europe last year, with new installations jumping almost fourfold

Europeans rush to reduce energy use as household bills soar

Homes are set to pay on average 54% more than they did two years ago
2 min. 18.01.2022
A “large” drone was spotted flying over the Forsmark power plant on Sweden’s east coast
Drone threat

Drone flights over nuclear plants prompt Swedish investigation

Security concerns have grown across the Nordic region as Russia is in a worsening standoff with the US
The added value of the EU's funding to support energy efficiency measures in businesses is questionable, the auditors concluded
A view shows a cooling tower of the nuclear power plant Emsland in Lingen, western Germany
Metsola outside the European Parliament in Brussels during a moment of silence last week to commemorate her presumed predecessor, David Sassoli
French President Emmanuel Macron
Taliban fighters take part in a military street parade in Maymana, capital of Faryab province, Afghanistan
international relations

Taliban asks China for help to get international recognition

Some of the Taliban’s cabinet members are blacklisted under US and UN sanctions
2 min. 17.01.2022
Chancellor Karl Nehammer revealed those who don’t comply “will face high fines”
Russia already denied accusations it was behind the hacks in Ukraine
Djokovic could face a three-year ban from entering Australia
Samantha (far right) does not star in the new Sex and the City. Her friends Charlotte, Carrie and Miranda (from left) do.
TV show

New Sex and the City is clumsy attempt at wokeness

Without sexually liberated Samantha, the series loses its one true feminist
by Gabrielle Antar 2 min. 14.01.2022
Tom Holland as Spider-Man and Zendaya as MJ in Spider-Man: No Way Home

Starting a business

Legal and administrative requirements to turn your idea into a business, with support from mentors and incubators
by Sarita Rao 6 min. 17.01.2022
Whilst predominantly Catholic, Luxembourg is tolerant towards all religions.
Guide to:

Places of worship in Luxembourg

Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Orthodox, Baha’i, Quaker and Humanist – you can meet or worship together in Luxembourg. Here is a list of places
by Sarita RAO 6 min. 18.01.2022
Current snow levels at the ski centre in Gerardmer, Vosges, are perfect for skiing and snowboarding
Winter sports
What to consider when choosing a school, and the different English-language education systems in Luxembourg
Most babies are born in hospital maternity units but you can choose a home birth or birthing centre. Photo: Shutterstock
Esch-sur-Alzette is the European Capital of Culture in 2022, with a host of events, performances and festivities throughout the year