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Am Gronn in the Grund area of Luxembourg City
Culture

The creative co-working space you've probably never noticed

Am Gronn houses Luxembourg’s rising artists and creators and has a creators' store and bistro
by Faye Peterson 3 min. today at 09:30
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi addressing the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly via a video message from Tehran on Tuesday
Iran

Iran to return to talks on nuclear deal soon, minister says

Pledge from country's foreign minister comes as US and allies have warned that time is running out to revive the 2015 nuclear accord
today at 16:57
Mercedes-Benz office in Stuttgart, Germany
Former Luxembourg spy Frank Schneider is facing extradition to the US over alleged involvement in the OneCoin cryptocurrency scam
The EU wants to put an end to the waste generated by multiple chargers for different devices
Eastern European leaders attend a summit in Budapest on Thursday to discuss population concerns. Attending were (L-R) Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik.
Luxembourg has the highest statutory minimum wage in Europe
Work
1 23.09.2021
Family Minister Corinne Cahen (left) and Health Minister Paulette Lenert (right) chat in Parliament in July after the report on the government's response to care home deaths
Covid-19

Covid-19 measures remain voluntary for elderly care homes

Government issues guidelines instead of binding regulations in attempt to keep deadly virus from spreading through care homes once more
by Emery P. DALESIO 3 min. 22.09.2021
Pandemic

Covid hits poor the hardest, Luxembourg study shows

Lowest income brackets almost twice as likely to need hospital treatment as highest earners
by Yannick LAMBERT 2 min. 22.09.2021
Motorway traffic in Luxembourg
The Luxembourg army is to send personnel to non-combat missions in Iraq and Mozambique
The European Central Bank calculated the potential impact of climate change on 4 million companies and 1,600 banks
Climate change

Climate change cost far greater than green transition, says ECB

Worst-case scenario could knock 10% off Europe’s GDP and lead to 30% rise in corporate defaults
3 min. 23.09.2021
Pork is processed at Wicks Manor Farm in Maldon, England, on Wednesday. Britain has warned that taxpayers could spend tens of millions of pounds to restart captured carbon dioxide production needed for the food industry that was paused due to surging gas prices
Gas shortage

Russian gas giant is no quick fix for Europe’s energy crunch

Gazprom says domestic needs top Europe's natural gas, US raises concerns about market manipulation
4 min. 23.09.2021
Ireland's deputy prime minister Leo Varadkar said it was too early to say if his government will agree to the OECD proposal
Norway's capital city, Oslo Photo: Shutterstock
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage tanks in England
MEP Carles Puigdemont is wanted by Spain for sedition over the organisation of a banned separatist referendum in 2017
Politics

Former Catalan president arrested at Italian airport

MEP Carles Puigdemont may face extradition to Spain, where he is charged with sedition after leading a failed secession attempt in 2017
today at 13:21
Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, whose government has been embroiled in a row with the EU over several issues including anti-LGBTQ policies
European Union

Polish region scraps LGBTQ-free zone resolution in EU row

Vote to revoke declaration adopted in 2019 comes after the bloc said it would withhold €126 million in funds if resolution remained
23.09.2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping down after 16 years in power
EPPO Chief Prosecutor Laura Kövesi officially launched the bloc's new fraud-fighting agency in June
The EIB offices in Kirchberg, Luxembourg
The regulator has been without a chair since Steven Maijoor’s mandate came to an end in March
The decision by US President Joe Biden caught many observers by surprise
Covid-19

How Biden came round to relaxing Covid travel curbs

President resisted at first but was convinced reopening border would help US jab campaign
5 min. 21.09.2021
The Metropolitan police said there is enough evidence to charge Russian national Sergey Fedotov in connection with the attack on British soil in 2018
Zabihullah Mujahid, chief spokesman for the Taliban, leaves after addressing a press conference in Kabul on Tuesday
A joyous life before displacement choreographed with fluid synchronicity
Theatre

Dance show tells emotional story of refugees’ plight

Message in a Bottle uses modern renditions of Sting classics to tell the story of a refugee family
by Sarita RAO 3 min. 17.09.2021
The 10th Stroossefestival sees Ghetto Blaster perform Cold Play and Ed Sheeran songs on the streets of Strassen
A barista preparing coffee
'As Pedras Rolantes' by João Maria Gusmão and Pedro Paiva
Lunex International University founded in Differdange in 2016
University

Higher education in Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg has 46 master's and 17 bachelor's degrees, but you can also opt for several other higher education establishments we've listed
by Jenny Biver 9 min. 19.09.2021
Groupe Alpin Lux runs courses for adults and children
Fitness
19.09.2021
Father or mother and baby yoga at Liewensufank
Kirchberg's residential population will quadruple as new housing extends the district considerably