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Luxembourg-based Eurasian Resources Group mines and processes copper and cobalt in the Congo.
african mines

Luxembourg-based ERG deals through controversial Congo middleman

Luxembourg-based company holds mining leases in Congo that UK financial fraud office has been investigating for alleged corruption
8 min. 03.03.2021
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Exit strategy: marketing your business for sale

In this interview, Christophe Vandendorpe and Pierre Kuntzelmann from EY Luxembourg´s Strategy and Transactions team, discuss prepping your business for a successful sale.
The survey marked the anniversary of the first confirmed case of Covid-19 in Luxembourg
The forecast for the IT and technology sectors was made in a study by industry lobby group FEDIL
UK capital city, London
Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport
Spire helps monitor illegal fishing and weather patterns
The European Commission building in Brussels
Beds in an asylum seeker shelter in Strassen
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said her plans to partner with Israel do not represent a "breach" of European efforts
A further 250 people received fines in Luxembourg last week for failing to comply with Covid-19 regulations

250 people fined for Covid-19 breaches

People in parts of neighbouring French region of Meurthe-et-Moselle must also wear masks outside as of Tuesday
by Kathryn OGLESBY 02.03.2021
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#13 - with John Ryan

In the 13th episode of our health Podcast we talked to John Ryan, the Director Public Health at the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG Santé). We asked him about European coordination work in the pandemic, DG Santé’s role in it and how it is involved in the vaccination against COVID-19.
Irregularities with vaccinations have now happened in two hospitals, including at the Centre hospitalier du Nord in Ettelbrück (here pictured)
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Luxembourg's economy suffered less of a shock last year than had been previously feared, Statec said
Luxembourg Labour Minister Dan Kersch
Governments across Europe must support companies to avoid a more damaging economic downturn, the IMF has said
Economic recovery

IMF warns Europe’s firms need equity to save 15 million jobs

Fund urges government support totalling 2% to 3% of economic output to help businesses survive and avoid mass unemployment
A mock-up picture of the new building in Howald, which will be the new offices for the Luxembourg Times and Luxemburger Wort
Real Estate

Church sells future Luxembourg Times building

The site was previously owned by Lafayette, which manages church real estate
by Kathryn OGLESBY 02.03.2021
A view of the Aviva office in London
Apps like Robinhood make stock trading quick, cheap, and alluring
Transaction tax
EY admitted that its reputation had been hit by the fraud uncovered at Wirecard, which collapsed into insolvency last year
Mitsubishi bank is located just outside of Luxembourg City
The ECJ issued a ruling on Tuesday on Poland's new rules for appointments to the country's Supreme Court
European Court of Justice

Poland suffers new blow at top EU court over judicial reforms

A series of changes introduced by the country's government "are liable to infringe EU law", the ECJ ruled on Tuesday
Germany's economy is feeling the strain of a lockdown which has been in place since mid-November

German unemployment unexpectedly rises as lockdown persists

Number out of work increases for the first time in eight months
OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud office in Brussels, is investigating scam offers of vaccines made to governments across the continent
The UK formally left the European Union on December 31
Nicolas Sarkozy, who was French President from 2007 to 2012, offered to help land a magistrate a job in return for a favour
Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit
US President Joe Biden has vowed to treat Russia differently from his predecessor

US matches EU and UK sanctions on Russia for Navalny attack

President Joe Biden announces first measures targeting prominent figures
3 min. 02.03.2021
Investigators have said it is extremely unlikely that frozen food caused the initial outbreak of Covid-19 in the Chinese city of Wuhan last year
Oil and gas operations emitted just over 70 million metric tonnes of methane into the atmosphere in 2020
Beijing's central business district

A taste of 17th century Florentine art

How Europe’s richest bankers flaunted their wealth 400 years ago
by YASEMIN ELÇI 2 min. 18.12.2020
Diane Jodes, Apple Dreams Photo: Yasemin Elçi
Vanessa Springora, the author of "Le Consentement". Photo: JF Paga
The Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Utah, which takes part in the Sundance Film Festival, where Kajillionaire premiered this year. Photo: Shutterstock.
Appointments should be made online once you receive your invitation letter containing a code, much like the large-scale testing system

Getting vaccinated

The invitation phases, registering and vaccination centres – a guide to Luxembourg’s Covid-19 vaccination programme
by Sarita RAO 5 min. 26.02.2021
Spice up your usual menu with a visit to a speciality food store
Taking the time to think about the surroundings you want
Listen to woodpeckers, watch butterflies and spot new buds Photo: Laurent Jacquemart
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