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Johnson & Johnson's vaccine is being reviewed by the European Medicines Agency

J&J vaccine reviewed by EMA after blood clot cases

Four serious cases of unusual clots, one of which was fatal, have emerged after immunisation, the EU's drug regulator said on Friday
3 min. today at 10:28
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Dissolution, voluntary liquidation, radiation: bad words – good opportunities.

Business leaders tend to freeze once they hear one of these words. However, they are not as cold as current times where we long for sunny days to return, especially with us still facing confinement in one way or another. Grab a coffee, get cozy and let’s dive within the warmer world of liquidation!
The European Medicines Agency approved AstraZeneca on 29 January
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
The curved façade with cats-eye windows continues with the ship motif seen too in the Biodiversum
You'd be forgiven for thinking this novel was your old class mate's doctoral thesis
The Kirchberg business district in Luxembourg City
A worker prepares for the reopening of a restaurant despite restrictions which only allow to offer takeaway services on the sidelines of a demonstration of independent workers who protest against Covid-19 restrictions, near the Trevi fountain in downtown Rome on April 8, 2021.
Luxembourg's CNPD urges users to "assume that it is more likely that your account is affected than not"
A patient is injected a vaccine on April, 7, 2021

Luxembourg jabbing away, catches up with EU

Long one of the worst performers, country is now near EU average
by Yannick HANSEN 08.04.2021
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Discovery Italy

Italy: a veritable trove of striking landscapes, cultural and natural riches, unforgettable art cities and gastronomic delights.
Christophe Schiltz is a civil servant and a member of the social-democratic Luxembourgish Social People's Party
The cost of housing in Luxembourg is continuing to rise
A Covid-19 testing centre in Luxembourg
Council agents that have so far been restricted to handing out parking fines will get more powers under new draft bill
US President Joe Biden speaks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on March 31, 2021

US offers new plan in global corporate tax talks

Biden proposal calls for big multinationals to pay national levies based on local sales
4 min. 08.04.2021
A vaccine being prepared as part of the vaccination campaign

Mandatory vaccines for Czech kids approved by European court

ECHR says Czech school ban for unvaccinated is ‘protective’
Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna
Cloche d'Or business district in Luxembourg where EQ-IQ has offices
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson poses with a vial of AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine during a visit to a coronavirus vaccination hub

June start for EU anti-fraud body as prosecutors line up

Luxembourg had to extend the deadline to receive applications for local prosecutor posts due to low demand
by Yannick HANSEN 2 min. 08.04.2021
A health worker holds a vial of Russian-made Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in Podgorica, Montenegro on 23 February

EU regulator to probe ethical standards of Sputnik vaccine trials

EMA team to investigate whether Russian studies followed global clinical and scientific guidelines
2 min. 07.04.2021
A KLM plane flying over an Air France place at Schipol Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte
A shepherd leads his flock near the village of Chemish, Bulgaria, on Tuesday.
Retired farmer Henri Boutfol prepares his dinner as he  watches French President Emmanuel Macron's televised speech at his farm near Chartres, eastern France, on Wednesday.
Stored vaccines

France meets goal of 10 million Covid vaccinations a week early

Next target is 20 million first jabs by mid-May, Castex says
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
An Egyptian navy craft patrols as ships resume navigation in the Suez Canal on March 30, 2021
Has to be seen to be fully appreciated: the spectacular life-sized 15-minute video “More Sweetly Play the Dance”

Thinking in monochrome

Yasemin Elçi gives her view of “one of the world’s most compelling” artists in the Mudam
by Yasemin Elçi 2 min. 02.04.2021
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
The exhibition takes part in the Cerle Cité
the garden path

Grow local wheat, eat Luxembourg pasta

Agriculture that works with nature, not fights against it
by Faye Peterson 4 min. 04.04.2021
A change is as good as a rest, so if you can't go away, perhaps now is the time to work on some home and garden improvements
The bike path around Bech traverses an old railway track, and at 13km in length, is perfect for families