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Bernard Madoff was serving a 150-year term.

Bernard Madoff, mastermind of giant Ponzi scheme, dies at 82

His death was believed to be from natural causes
8 min. 14.04.2021
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Discovery Italy

Italy: a veritable trove of striking landscapes, cultural and natural riches, unforgettable art cities and gastronomic delights.
European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany
The insurer Cardif Lux Vie is part of the BNP Paribas Group
The plan was raised at talks hosted by the OECD
Markus Soeder (right) checks his watch as he leaves a press conference with Armin Laschet (back centre) and Christian Social Union (CSU) parliamentary group leader Alexander Dobrindt (left) in Berlin on Sunday
Luxembourg has already received 2,400 doses of the Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine
The church in the Hollerich area of Luxembourg City

Court blesses transfer of church money to fund

A Hollerich church had challenged handover of rental income in constitutional court
by Yannick LAMBERT 13.04.2021
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A big church in a small village is where Edmond Ries works
Church and state
Carlo Thelen, Chamber of Commerce managing director
New vaccination centre opened near the Findel airport on Monday
The European Medicines Agency approved AstraZeneca on 29 January
A grounded Air France airplane at the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport

France short-haul flight ban points way to cleaner flying

Bill would forbid conventional air travel when there’s a good alternative by train
3 min. 13.04.2021

Europe's direct lending market bounces back from Covid slump

After a major drop during the initial stages of the pandemic, the volume of deals made it the best fourth quarter on record
2 min. 13.04.2021
SES headquarters in Betzdorf north of Luxembourg City
The headquarters of Wirecard AG, near Munich
RTL Group offices in Luxembourg

EU ambassadors set to approve common travel certificate

The “digital green certificate” still has hurdles to clear, but would allow people to start planning summer holidays
2 min. 14.04.2021

J&J delays Covid-19 vaccine in Europe after rare clots

The company is reviewing the cases with European health authorities
Angela Merkel's successor as chancellor will be elected in September
Italy government, led by Mario Draghi, is considering pumping state funds into the plans
An Egyptian navy craft patrols as ships resume navigation in the Suez Canal on March 30, 2021

Suez canal authorities say backlog of ships is now cleared

Final 85 ships passed through the canal on Saturday, SCA says
by Bloomberg 04.04.2021
Dry corn field
The American flag flies at half staff over the US Capitol in honour of the Capitol Police officer that was killed in the line of duty earlier today on April 02, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco, US
You'd be forgiven for thinking this novel was your old class mate's doctoral thesis
book review

When to judge a book by its cover

The male gaze dominates in this underwhelming novel about the brothers Grimm
by Merel MIEDEMA 3 min. 09.04.2021
Has to be seen to be fully appreciated: the spectacular life-sized 15-minute video “More Sweetly Play the Dance”
Sculpture "Closed Society" from Marie-Josée Kerschen.
art exhibition
Rehearsal for Harold Pinter's play The Hothouse, which premiered on Wednesday
night at the theatre

Getting your qualifications recognised

If you have a school certificate, diploma, degree or professional qualification from another country, you might need to get it recognised in Luxembourg
by Sarita Rao 6 min. 12.04.2021
Yellow Fever vaccinations are given at the travel clinic of the Central Hospital
What'sup!Luxembourg is an app that helps you discover "secret" spots in Luxembourg, whilst Vakanz Doheem invites you to take a 360 degree look at places to visit