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Trade

US and EU set to reach temporary tariff truce over metals

Resolution to dispute, which began in 2018 under former President Donald Trump, could be announced as soon as Monday
3 min. 15.05.2021
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The Guided Tour of the Exhibition: For Soprano with Handbag

15.05.2021 | 17h00 | Grand Hall 16.05.2021 | 10h00 + 17h00 | Grand Hall
Timed slots of between 1.5 and 3 hours can be booked at various indoor pools and some saunas are open too
The number of secret tax deals Luxembourg handed out to companies fell further last year
The pirate ship children's park in Luxembourg City Photo: Serge Waldbillig
Kids
15.05.2021
Luxembourg's Place d'Armes. Visitors will soon be able to have the option to sit inside restaurants in the square
Luxembourg's job agency ADEM
The Gambella national park in Ethiopia is being redeveloped to grow sugar cane, palm oil and other crops. The park is the site of one of the largest mammal migrations in the world, that of the white-eared kob.
The Irish regulator is the main privacy authority for Facebook which was founded in the US
Sanjeev Gupta, head of the GFG Alliance, shown in London in January 2019. Britain's Serious Fraud Office launched a probe into the owner of Liberty Steel on Friday.
Wood will also be used in the construction of the  future national archives in Belval
Decarbonisatiom

Using wood could speed needed home construction

Regulatory barriers may stand in the way of Luxembourg shifting away from concrete as dominant building material
13.05.2021
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Discovery Italy

Italy: a veritable trove of striking landscapes, cultural and natural riches, unforgettable art cities and gastronomic delights.
52-year-old health minister Lenert receiving her first vaccine dose
Bernard Madoff was serving a 150-year prison term when he died this year.
Raphael Hallet, 2017
Ben Rich charges his Tesla vehicle at a super charging station in the US state of New Jersey on 6 May
electric vehicles

US company buys EV charging network in Luxembourg

Blue Corner's charging stations in BeNeLux and France sold for €20 million
14.05.2021
RTL Group has its headquarters in Kirchberg
Broadcasting

Bettel says cost of RTL contract to rise

New deal between RTL and government to run for seven years from 2024, after current agreement worth €10 million per year expires
by Yannick HANSEN 2 min. 12.05.2021
YouTube is opening the fund to any video makers on its site
Paul Wurth's current headquarters in Hollerich, near Luxembourg's central train station
The Black Forest in Germany
Environment

Germany signals record EU carbon price rally may slow down

Germany said the rising cost of the pollution rights shows investor confidence in the EU's cap-and-trade emissions programme
2 min. 13.05.2021
ESG

How do ECB chiefs invest their own cash? Not very sustainably

The results highlight the challenge of shifting the financial industry toward greater action on climate change and other goals
2 min. 13.05.2021
European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni discusses the spring economic forecast on Wednesday.
A car in Hannover, Germany, passes under a CO2 sign in 2013.
A view of European flags in front of the European Commission headquarters at the Berlaymont Building in Brussels
Motorists lined up for fuel in suburban Washington, D.C., on Thursday at one of the few remaining gas stations that still had petrol after the Colonial Pipeline network was shut down last week by a cyber attack.
cybercrime

US pipeline company paid hackers about €4 million in ransom

Payment of relatively low demand contradicts company's earlier statement
3 min. 14.05.2021
The main terminal at Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C., is one of the major US airports that receives jet fuel via a pipeline now shut down for days after a cyber attack
A man mourns over a child who died of Covid-19 at a crematorium in New Delhi on Wednesday.
White smoke is a good sign, not just in Rome
film review

The day Luxembourg was wiped off the map

“An Zéro” is an overblown picture – unsatisfactory both as a documentary and as drama
3 min. 07.05.2021
Emily, played by Lily Collins takes a selfie out of the window of her Paris apartment
The Fresh View
29.04.2021
The artist in his atelier
Composing during the pandemic - Luxembourgish singer C'est Karma at work without an audience
Mallorca, one of two Balearic Islands you can fly to direct from Luxembourg
Fly Direct

Direct to Spain's sunny spots

Direct flights are running from Luxembourg to Mallorca, Menorca and Malaga – so what can you do there?
by Sarita RAO 5 min. 09.05.2021
Pitch up, or rent a cabin for a relaxing stay in nature, so long as the sun shines
Inside Lux
08.05.2021
Bouneschlupp is a great one pot dish, with green beans as the star ingredient Photo: Stockfood
Divorce is by mutual consent or due to breakdown of the marriage in Luxembourg Photo: Shutterstock
Guide
09.05.2021