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Stranger Things caused the Kate Bush song "Running Up The Hill" to reappear in the charts, much to the singer's surprise. Fans such as these in Australia get together regularly dressed as their idol in another of her songs, "Wuthering Heights".
TV review

More behind "Stranger Things" success than Kate Bush

Friday saw the launch of the second half of Season 4 of most popular series on Netflix
by Tómas Atli Einarsson 3 min. 01.07.2022
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It takes a lot of hands to get things moving

Yves Even, Partner and leader for commercial and industrial companies at EY is touring the country to meet global leaders settled in Luxembourg and share their stories. Sudhakar Sivaji, CFO of Aperam, accepted to share his insights on what’s on top of his personal and business agenda: Sustainability.
A dog shows its prowess in sniffing out drugs and explosives at a demonstration by the police on Thursday
Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel meeting Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv last Tuesday
Pascale Toussing, chief of the Luxembourg tax office
The European Parliament, Council and Commission approved new provisions on the supervision of cryptoasset service providers
Passengers quieting at Gatwick, London
The European Commission in Brussels employs around 32,000 staff
Scenes of congestion on the A3, near the Belgian border, could be set to become more commonplace from Friday

End of teleworking tax deal could clog roads again

Longer traffic jams expected from Friday, when Belgian, French and German staff can no longer claim tax exemption for teleworking
The past decade's explosion in housing prices has seen calls for government to intervene

House prices jump by more than 10% in space of year

But number of transaction drops in the first quarter amid early signs market may be cooling
by John MONAGHAN 30.06.2022
Newly built properties have been the source of many complaints about defects in Luxembourg's construction sector
Restrictions are being eased at the same time as cases are soaring
Kia Sportage
The building of the European Court of Justice in Kirchberg, in Luxembourg's capital city
The City of London
Money laundering

UK lawmakers slam London’s ‘dirty money’ habit

Response to war in Ukraine undermined by decades-long policy of welcoming dubious funds, critical report by parliament committee concludes
2 min. 30.06.2022
Virtual Rangers founder and CEO Matthieu Bracchetti presenting the Luxembourg Metaverse

Reporter avatars gather at Luxembourg Metaverse launch

With 20 partners already signed up to the virtual country, Luxembourg Metaverse is a public space where companies can present themselves
by Andréa OLDEREIDE 2 min. 29.06.2022
Luxembourg Central Bank Governor Gaston Reinesch
Leonardo Del Vecchio, founder of Luxottica and major shareholder of Luxair, has died at the age of 87 in Milan
Big Four auditing firm EY has agreed to a record €94.4mn settlement
 Foyer Group in Luxembourg
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire at a press conference after the Ecofin meeting in Luxembourg in June

EU can implement minimum tax without Hungary, says France

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire working with EU Commission on mechanism allowing bloc to press ahead with plans
 People attending a concert at the Bataclan were among those targeted by attackers

Terrorists behind 2015 Bataclan attack sentenced to life

Searing 10-month trial for survivors and French nation sees 20 convicted
3 min. 30.06.2022
Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel (centre) flanked on the left by French President Emmanuel Macron and on the right EU Council President Charles Michel
Environment Minister Joëlle Welfring hit out at parts of the EU's new deal, despite the government signing up to the text
A migrant from Sudan looks through a fence in a refugee centre in Melilla on Saturday in Melilla, a day after the 23cdeaths
A PCR test conducted in Spain to detect monkeypox
The US Supreme Court issued its decision on Thursday

Supreme Court crimps Biden’s climate agenda with limits on EPA

The ruling casts fresh doubt on Biden’s pledge to reduce US emissions in half by the end of the decade
4 min. 01.07.2022
A cut-off of so-called interconnector pipelines would be among the early measures under the UK’s emergency gas plan
Meeting between Finnish, Swedish and Turkish delegations before NATO summit
Members of US law enforcement investigate a tractor trailer on Monday in San Antonio, Texas, in which at least 46 people were found dead
Miles Teller (Jeff), director Joseph Kosinski, and Jurnee Smollett (Lizzy) at a screening of Spiderhead in New York on 15 June.
Netflix review

Spiderhead is futile adaptation of good story

It's fun to compare films with the books they are based on. In this case, just read the story.
by Tómas Atli Einarsson 4 min. 24.06.2022
Luxembourg's national day is celebrated in honour of the Grand Duke's birthday - which is actually in April
It's not all 20km hikes, you can take a leisurely stroll of less than 7km in many of Luxembourg's areas of outstanding beauty
Short Walks

Seven trails less than 7km

Want to make the most of nature but daunted by the length of hiking trails? Sarita Rao gives you the lowdown on seven of her favourite short circular walking routes
by Sarita RAO 5 min. 26.06.2022
9-10 July sees a return of the Street Fest, including a parade, and two stages for live performances at Luxembourg Pride Week 2022
Beaufort castles - Medieval and Renaissance castles sit side by side. Photo: Birgit Pfaus-Ravida
Day out
1 25.06.2022
A nautical and beach theme at Elch Club located just outside Bertrange village
Holiday atmosphere