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Lufthansa airplanes at the international airport in Munich, southern Germany

Lufthansa counting on vaccine rollout after €6.7bn loss

The airline said it will struggle to make money on flights before the end of this year
2 min. today at 09:02
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Exit strategy: marketing your business for sale

In this interview, Christophe Vandendorpe and Pierre Kuntzelmann from EY Luxembourg´s Strategy and Transactions team, discuss prepping your business for a successful sale.
According to Interpol there was a criminal network distributing counterfeit jabs
Santo Rumbo was acquitted of all charges in a trial targeting the 'Ndrangheta mafia group
Hungary's leader Viktor Orban has pulled his party out of the EPP grouping in the European Parliament
Luxembourg-based Eurasian Resources Group mines and processes copper and cobalt in the Congo.
The survey marked the anniversary of the first confirmed case of Covid-19 in Luxembourg
The forecast for the IT and technology sectors was made in a study by industry lobby group FEDIL
UK capital city, London
A further 250 people received fines in Luxembourg last week for failing to comply with Covid-19 regulations

250 people fined for Covid-19 breaches

People in parts of neighbouring French region of Meurthe-et-Moselle must also wear masks outside as of Tuesday
by Kathryn OGLESBY 02.03.2021
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#13 - with John Ryan

In the 13th episode of our health Podcast we talked to John Ryan, the Director Public Health at the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG Santé). We asked him about European coordination work in the pandemic, DG Santé’s role in it and how it is involved in the vaccination against COVID-19.
Beds in an asylum seeker shelter in Strassen
Irregularities with vaccinations have now happened in two hospitals, including at the Centre hospitalier du Nord in Ettelbrück (here pictured)
Ernst & Young Luxembourg
Luxembourg's economy suffered less of a shock last year than had been previously feared, Statec said
Spire helps monitor illegal fishing and weather patterns

Spire to list in New York after new investors come in

The sale could come through by summer this year
by Kathryn OGLESBY 03.03.2021
Governments across Europe must support companies to avoid a more damaging economic downturn, the IMF has said
Economic recovery

IMF warns Europe’s firms need equity to save 15 million jobs

Fund urges government support totalling 2% to 3% of economic output to help businesses survive and avoid mass unemployment
A mock-up picture of the new building in Howald, which will be the new offices for the Luxembourg Times and Luxemburger Wort
A view of the Aviva office in London
Apps like Robinhood make stock trading quick, cheap, and alluring
Transaction tax
EY admitted that its reputation had been hit by the fraud uncovered at Wirecard, which collapsed into insolvency last year
Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport

EU vaccine passports for travel still months away, memo shows

“The technical work underpinning such a platform could require three to four months,” according to the memo, dated March 2
2 min. 03.03.2021
The European Commission building in Brussels

EU set to extend suspension of budget rules

Commission guidance will underline conditions under which Brussels would consider ending the suspension of the stability and growth pact
3 min. 03.03.2021
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said her plans to partner with Israel do not represent a "breach" of European efforts
The ECJ issued a ruling on Tuesday on Poland's new rules for appointments to the country's Supreme Court
Germany's economy is feeling the strain of a lockdown which has been in place since mid-November
OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud office in Brussels, is investigating scam offers of vaccines made to governments across the continent
US President Joe Biden has vowed to treat Russia differently from his predecessor

US matches EU and UK sanctions on Russia for Navalny attack

President Joe Biden announces first measures targeting prominent figures
3 min. 02.03.2021
Investigators have said it is extremely unlikely that frozen food caused the initial outbreak of Covid-19 in the Chinese city of Wuhan last year
Oil and gas operations emitted just over 70 million metric tonnes of methane into the atmosphere in 2020
Beijing's central business district

A taste of 17th century Florentine art

How Europe’s richest bankers flaunted their wealth 400 years ago
by YASEMIN ELÇI 2 min. 18.12.2020
Diane Jodes, Apple Dreams Photo: Yasemin Elçi
Vanessa Springora, the author of "Le Consentement". Photo: JF Paga
The Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Utah, which takes part in the Sundance Film Festival, where Kajillionaire premiered this year. Photo: Shutterstock.
Appointments should be made online once you receive your invitation letter containing a code, much like the large-scale testing system

Getting vaccinated

The invitation phases, registering and vaccination centres – a guide to Luxembourg’s Covid-19 vaccination programme
by Sarita RAO 5 min. 26.02.2021
Spice up your usual menu with a visit to a speciality food store
Taking the time to think about the surroundings you want
Listen to woodpeckers, watch butterflies and spot new buds Photo: Laurent Jacquemart
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