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Demonstration for more tax transparency in Berlin
tax

Luxembourg grudgingly takes next tax transparency step

Companies will need to say how much money they earn in each country, and taxes they pay
by Julie EDDE 2 min. 26.02.2021
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The Kirchberg business district in Luxembourg City
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Paolo Gentiloni, the EU’s economic affairs commissioner, says the bloc's fiscal policy needs to be adapted
Rules now clarify the rules around the use of electric scooters
Johnson & Johnson's vaccine is expected to be approved on March 11
EY admitted that its reputation had been hit by the fraud uncovered at Wirecard, which collapsed into insolvency last year
A passenger arrives for an American Airlines flight at O'Hare International Airport in February in Chicago, Illinois
Luxembourg's business district on Kirchberg, where the European Court of Auditors is also based
A healthcare worker fills a syringe with the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the university hospital in Halle/Saale in eastern Germany
pandemic

Luxembourg to use AstraZeneca vaccine quicker as cases rise

Luxembourg to follow other countries' example to vaccinate more quickly as weekly numbers on the up
3 min. 25.02.2021
Coronavirus

Police hands out more fines for Covid rule breakers

Separately, Covid levels in wastewater rose over the last two weeks
by Kathryn OGLESBY 2 min. 23.02.2021
Kate Oglesby (right) interviewing Douwe Miedema
Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna in February Photo: Anouk Antony
Former Economy Ministery Jeannot Krecke (C) and the principals behind now-bankrupt Biocardel sign an agreement in 2007 to establish a biodiesel plant. PHOTO: Guy Jallay
Luxembourg Health Director Dr Jean-Claude Schmit Photo: Chris Karaba
Joe Biden ordered the strikes after US facilities in Iraq in recent weeks, according to the Pentagon
foreign affairs

Biden orders retaliatory strikes on pro-Iran militias in Syria

It was the first overt use of military force under President Joe Biden
2 min. 26.02.2021
Champs Elysées, Paris, France
politics

France aims to exploit Brexit to grab more British finance jobs

As Emmanuel Macron gears up for an election in just over a year, the president’s trusted aide is mounting attacks on his rivals
4 min. 26.02.2021
Mitsubishi bank is located just outside of Luxembourg City
Mediahuis acquired the Luxembourg Times and other titles in the Saint-Paul Luxembourg group in April last year
Austrian company Plansee Group has gained control over the Luxembourg firm Ceratizit, although the exact details of the deal have not been disclosed
SES headquarters in Betzdorf north of Luxembourg City
European Court of Justice

Parental leave available to workers hired long after child's birth, court rules

EU's highest court rules in case of woman refused leave in Luxembourg who was unemployed when her children were born
by John MONAGHAN 25.02.2021
Kirchberg, Luxembourg
economy

Europe takes slow lane to recovery as stimulus outpaced by US

Europe’s go-slow is partly a result of its unwieldy makeup
4 min. 25.02.2021
Andrew Bailey, the Governor of the Bank of England, has said the EU's policy would be resisted
Paul Van Houtte, former EIB employee and his lawyers Esther Theyskens and Walter Van Steenbrugge
The European Commission has unveiled an updated adaptation strategy for dealing with the effects of climate change
Aleksander Lukashenko (left), President of Belarus, with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Armenia in 2019
World Bank in Washington D.C.
Liqudiity

Developing nations at risk for debt crisis, World Bank head says

At a meeting of finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 biggest economies on Friday
25.02.2021
A freezer farm for Covid-19 vaccines at the Pfizer Kalamazoo Manufacturing Site in Portage, Michigan Photo: AFP
World Trade Organisation Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Photo: AFP
exhibition

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.
Art Nouveau

Architectural Icon: the windows of Esch

Art Deco and Art Nouveau rub shoulders in Esch-sur-Alzette, adorning city centre windows with roses, steelworkers and the Roman god Mercury
by Sarita Rao 6 min. 22.02.2021
Setting up or registering your company might take several calls Photo: shutterstock
Entrepreneurs
25.02.2021
Buergbrennen in Beggen Photo: Manuel Dias
Tradition
1 20.02.2021
19th century farmhouse to make way for 25 housing units in the ever-expanding commune of Mamer Photo: Peter Kleijnenburg