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 Michel Barnier, the EU's former chief Brexit negotiatior, in Paris.

Barnier calls to appoint European financial prosecutor

Barnier about finance, Brexit and the future of the European Union in Luxembourg Times interview
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The Future of Earth rests with us, invest in it!

The only greater threat to the planet than environmental risks is weapons of mass destruction, according to the World Economic Forum.
The EU parliament will vote on the resolutions in summer
The Airbus A330 on Saturday in Luxembourg
Portrait de l'ancien négociateur européen pour le Brexit, Michel Barnier, à Paris.
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Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna
UK chancellor Rishi Sunak is withholding backing for the proposal put forward by Joe Biden's administration
Semiconductors are also missing amid high demand
The number of secret tax deals Luxembourg handed out to companies fell further last year
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Top five stories you may have missed

In case you missed them, the Luxembourg Times has selected the best stories of the week for you
3 min. 15.05.2021
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Discovery Italy

Italy: a veritable trove of striking landscapes, cultural and natural riches, unforgettable art cities and gastronomic delights.
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
Wood will also be used in the construction of the  future national archives in Belval
52-year-old health minister Lenert receiving her first vaccine dose
More Australians are returning home than leaving for the first time since the Second World War

Return to Oz: Bankers say goodbye to Wall Street, G’Day Sydney

Australians are leaving behind posts in major global financial centres in droves to take up new opportunities at home
5 min. 16.05.2021

The billionaire boom: how the super-rich soaked up Covid cash

The total wealth of billionaires worldwide rose by $5tn (€4.1tn) to $13tn (€10.7tn) in 12 months, the most dramatic surge ever registered
14 min. 15.05.2021
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.
Ben Rich charges his Tesla vehicle at a super charging station in the US state of New Jersey on 6 May
RTL Group has its headquarters in Kirchberg

Merkel urges EU partners to match more ambitious climate goal

Germany's coalition has pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045, five years earlier than a joint EU goal

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
The Black Forest in Germany
European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni discusses the spring economic forecast on Wednesday.
Israeli forces launch air strikes on Gaza during the latest wave of violence

The end of Israel's illusion

The recent outbreak of violence has rocked a complacent Israel, which believed Palestinian nationalism had been defeated
5 min. 16.05.2021
The Irish regulator is the main privacy authority for Facebook which was founded in the US
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.
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
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 garden path

Can you handle the truth about agriculture?

An art exhibition that shows the hell that modern agriculture is – but also a few rays of light
by Faye Peterson 3 min. 14.05.2021
White smoke is a good sign, not just in Rome
Emily, played by Lily Collins takes a selfie out of the window of her Paris apartment
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The artist in his atelier
Lisbon, set between seven hills on the atlantic coast combines city and beach life
Fly Direct

A tale of three cities

You can fly direct and in less than three hours be in Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, historic Porto or Faro in the Algarve
by Sarita RAO 8 min. 16.05.2021
The pirate ship children's park in Luxembourg City Photo: Serge Waldbillig
Aparthotels and temporary residences can bridge the gap whilst you search for a home Photo: Guy Jallay
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Timed slots of between 1.5 and 3 hours can be booked at various indoor pools and some saunas are open too