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Architectural Icons: Grand Ducal Palace

City hall turned palace, and one-time concert hall and bar, it hides a sumptuous interior
by Sarita Rao 2 min. 13.06.2021
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Christine Probst has found that wearing the same dress for almost 100 days has been liberating in many ways
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13.06.2021
The logos of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft displayed on a mobile phone and a laptop screen.
From Sunday, restaurants can stay open after 2200 hrs more diners can sit together indoors, without the need to show tests
Firms that are keen to know their carbon footprint typically follow the Greenhouse Gas protocol
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EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Croatian PM Andrej Plenković
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Parks

The paradise behind the fence

Journalist Kate Oglesby takes a peek at the park by the Heintz van Landewyck building in Hollerich
by Kathryn OGLESBY 4 min. 11.06.2021
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Find your personal Italian waterside

Your personal holiday desires will be met by Italy’s coastline, lakes and rivers.
Martine Reicherts is the new chairwoman of Saint-Paul Luxembourg
The number of active coronavirus infections dropped to 675
The ECJ will decide if Luxembourg should be fined
Economy

ECB’s Knot says European debt rules need to be more flexible

Current regulations need to be updated to allow more room for manoeuvre, according to member of bank's governing council
2 min. 11.06.2021
Amazon's European headquarters is based in Luxembourg
Big tech

Luxembourg hits Amazon with EU's biggest data fine

Data protection watchdog CNPD proposes fine of more than $425 million (€349 million)
by John MONAGHAN 2 min. 11.06.2021
Multinationals based in the Swiss canton of Zug are taxed at just under 12%
Bitcoin logo on a coin
Chief Prosecutor Laura Kövesi officially launched EPPO - which she leads - last week
EPPO

EU fraud fighters get one case an hour in first week

European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) has received 230 cases since June 1
by John MONAGHAN 11.06.2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will leave her position later this year
Politics

Attending her last G-7, Merkel has had enough of US leadership

German leader's final such summit, and Joe Biden's first, is marked by tensions between Europe and the US
6 min. 10.06.2021
Condor received a €550 million bailout package
Brexit has impacted trade between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK
Some European countries are already using the Covid-19 passport, such as here at a border crossing between Croatia and Slovenia
Armin Laschet is aiming to succeed Angela Merkel as Germany's leader in elections in September
First Lady Jill Biden and US President Joe Biden
Vaccines

G7 leaders to pledge 1bn Covid-19 vaccine doses for poorer countries

Initiative to be unveiled at Cornwall summit to address criticism wealthy nations have taken bulk of supplies
3 min. 11.06.2021
Victor Hugo vaccination center in Limpertsberg, Luxembourg
One in five people were estimated to be living with mental ill-health
Websites across the internet were unavailable on Tuesday, including the New York Times, Bloomberg News, Reddit, and the UK government
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Green is the new black

Faye Peterson catches up with Luxembourg eco-artist Ben Carter
by Faye Peterson 3 min. 11.06.2021
Lina Peller in her role as Steph, a character that bears resemblance to playwright Stephanie Ridings
theatre review
10.06.2021
The Covid-19 has been a fertile ground for all kinds of conspiracy theories
exhibition
04.06.2021
Photography workshops, guided tours and medicinal plants are all part of this year's Rendezvous aux Jardins
Christine Probst has found that wearing the same dress for almost 100 days has been liberating in many ways
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A hundred days in the same dress

Local actress finds wearing the same dress liberated her from fashion constraints
by Sarita RAO 4 min. 13.06.2021
Erected as the city hall in 1572 Photo: Shutterstock
Pop-up shops allow new entrepreneurs to showcase on the high street
Entrepreneurs
12.06.2021
Untitled work street artist PixelJuice on the wall of a school in Esch