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Can I come back to the office?

Most Luxembourg workers haven't gotten comfortable working from home
today at 18:06
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Private equity structuring trends

Private Equity continues to fly high despite a slight pause caused by the pandemic.
North Rhine-Westphalia's Premier and head of Germany's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party Armin Laschet gives a press conference on Tuesday.
Claudia Monti, Luxembourg's ombudsman
Steam rises from the Miller coal Power Plant in Adamsville, Alabama on April 13, 2021. - The James H. Miller Jr. site faces no immediate shutdown threat and has the backing of many locals because of the jobs it offers -- despite sending about as much planet warming carbon dioxide into the sky last year as 3.7 million cars.
The journalists' association ALJP said on Monday it has been demanding a right of access to information for years
The OECD is organising the talks.
A grounded Air France airplane at the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport
The tram at the Place d'Etoile

Tram line extension to Bonnevoie to open next year

Extension part of wider plans to remodel the area
by Yannick HANSEN 19.04.2021
Female designer standing in front of a wooden table. Happy and confident, smiling and looking at camera.
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Three ways for business owners to make their company more sustainable (and profitable)

What does sustainability mean to you and your business? In Luxembourg, the scrutiny of businesses' environmental, social, and corporate governance programs looks set to further intensify. But does this shift spell more opportunity or an increase in risk? UBS presents three simple steps for any business to become more sustainable, purposeful… and potentially more profitable.
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel speaking at a press briefing on Friday
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel
money laundering

Danske Bank CEO quits amid Dutch probe of laundering allegations

Dutch, Danish and Swiss banks face turmoil amid money-laundering allegations
4 min. 19.04.2021
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny shown in June 2019 at a court hearing in Moscow.

Russia moving Navalny to prison hospital amid fears for life

Value of ruble drops as Putin opponent's life raises tensions between Russia and the West
4 min. 19.04.2021
European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany
British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta
Three crew members of Luxembourg-registered ship lost in 2019 hurricane seen in their life raft before being rescued
Staff holding up signs as EIB President Werner Hoyer speaks in December 2019. The signs read: "your staff is frustrated! What will you do please?"
Green fields

Crucial week for EU to show true colours on green ambitions

The US is set to unveil its targets for reducing carbon emissions at the virtual summit
by Beatriz Ríos 3 min. 19.04.2021
People make their way along a street in the old quarters of New Delhi on April 19, 2021, as India's capital will impose a week-long lockdown

EU official looks to align with India on 5G to protect democracy

Europe wants to work with democratic partners on 5G technology
Angela Merkel's successor as chancellor will be elected in September
French President Emmanuel Macron (l) welcomed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to Paris on Friday.
Italian Prime Minister, Mario Draghi gives a press conference on Friday in Rome.
President Werner Hoyer, 70 this year, in a photo in 2019
US President Joe Biden (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Biden imposes sanctions on Russia, restricts buying new debt

Ban for US financial institutions to participate in primary market for new Russian debt
5 min. 15.04.2021
An Egyptian navy craft patrols as ships resume navigation in the Suez Canal on March 30, 2021
Dry corn field
The American flag flies at half staff over the US Capitol in honour of the Capitol Police officer that was killed in the line of duty earlier today on April 02, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Fran Lebowitz may not be young but her biting wit shows a next generation how to think about news

How do young people consume news?

Pretentiousness of traditional media is why Gen Z says it prefers YouTube
by Natalia DEMBOWSKA 3 min. 16.04.2021
Customers having a drink on the first day terraces reopened in Luxembourg
being young in the pandemic
You'd be forgiven for thinking this novel was your old class mate's doctoral thesis
Has to be seen to be fully appreciated: the spectacular life-sized 15-minute video “More Sweetly Play the Dance”
Several Clausen terraces are open, including this sunny one at Ikki. We just need the sun to stay shining
Eat out

Terraces to try out

If you long for a long lunch with a view, by a lake or river, or even on a sand-filled beach, here are a few suggestions for terraces to try out
by Sarita RAO 8 min. 17.04.2021
The promenade at Remich
Very few 11-year-olds know what to put in a CV
The L Word
Inside the Luxembourg Science Center's interactive playground