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Composing during the pandemic - Luxembourgish singer C'est Karma at work without an audience

“I can’t wait for it to be noisy again”

Three Luxembourg musicians about how Covid ruined what they like doing best
3 min. today at 13:50
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Private equity structuring trends

Private Equity continues to fly high despite a slight pause caused by the pandemic.
The Kennedy-South area in Kircherberg near the Coque
Scenes after last year's general election that ousted the sitting government
Doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine
The headquarters of Paul Wurth in Luxembourg City
Lenert, appearing in public for the first time after an illness, and Bettel just before addressing the press

Can I come back to the office?

Most Luxembourg workers haven't gotten comfortable working from home
Female designer standing in front of a wooden table. Happy and confident, smiling and looking at camera.
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Three ways for business owners to make their company more sustainable (and profitable)

What does sustainability mean to you and your business? In Luxembourg, the scrutiny of businesses' environmental, social, and corporate governance programs looks set to further intensify. But does this shift spell more opportunity or an increase in risk? UBS presents three simple steps for any business to become more sustainable, purposeful… and potentially more profitable.
Claudia Monti, Luxembourg's ombudsman
Luxembourg Stock Exchange's outgoing CEO Robert Scharfe (left) new CEO Julie Becker (centre) and LSE board chairman Frank Wagener shown on Wednesday.
stock exchange

Stock exchange profits fell in 2020 as activity increased

Financial institution sees Julie Becker take over as CEO in previously announced move
by Emery P. DALESIO 21.04.2021
Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann

ECB hawks push to scale back bond buying

Paring back loose-money policy expected to be discussed at bank’s monetary policy meeting on Thursday
5 min. 21.04.2021
Pascal Denis
The sudden resignation of Toshiba chairman and CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani (shown in 2018) may have sidelined a buyout offer from Luxembourg-based private equity firm CVC
Raiffeisen CEO Yves Biewer
The OECD is organising the talks.
COVID-19 patient Carolina Gallardo attends a physiotherapy session at the Isabel Zendal Hospital in Madrid on Monday. The hospital's rehabilitation centre helps patients suffering from long-term effects of the disease.

Europe has finally turned a corner on its Covid-19 vaccinations

Delivering protective doses could allow European Commission to deliver brighter economic forecasts early next month
3 min. 21.04.2021
Yves Bissouma, who plays for Brighton and Hove Albion in England's Premier League, jogs before a game Tuesday night at Chelsea FC.
sports business

Europe’s rebel soccer league edges toward collapse after outcry

JPMorgan Chase holds crisis talks to salvage product it backed with €4 billion pledge
4 min. 21.04.2021
North Rhine-Westphalia's Premier and head of Germany's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party Armin Laschet gives a press conference on Tuesday.
Green fields
People make their way along a street in the old quarters of New Delhi on April 19, 2021, as India's capital will impose a week-long lockdown
Angela Merkel's successor as chancellor will be elected in September
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is helped out of the Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft just minutes after she, and Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Kud-Sverchkov and Sergey Ryzhikov landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on April 17, 2021.This followed a half-year mission on the International Space Station.

Russia to pull out of International Space Station in 2025

Withdrawal comes as Moscow seeks to build its own space station and turns to China for co-operation
2 min. 21.04.2021
US President Joe Biden (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin
An Egyptian navy craft patrols as ships resume navigation in the Suez Canal on March 30, 2021
Dry corn field
Fran Lebowitz may not be young but her biting wit shows a next generation how to think about news

How do young people consume news?

Pretentiousness of traditional media is why Gen Z says it prefers YouTube
by Natalia DEMBOWSKA 3 min. 16.04.2021
Customers having a drink on the first day terraces reopened in Luxembourg
being young in the pandemic
You'd be forgiven for thinking this novel was your old class mate's doctoral thesis
Has to be seen to be fully appreciated: the spectacular life-sized 15-minute video “More Sweetly Play the Dance”
Several Clausen terraces are open, including this sunny one at Ikki. We just need the sun to stay shining
Eat out

Terraces to try out

If you long for a long lunch with a view, by a lake or river, or even on a sand-filled beach, here are a few suggestions for terraces to try out
by Sarita RAO 8 min. 17.04.2021
The promenade at Remich
Very few 11-year-olds know what to put in a CV
The L Word
Inside the Luxembourg Science Center's interactive playground