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Fewer secret tax rulings in Luxembourg

Deals between tax authorities and companies fell to 44 in 2020, down from 260 three years previously
by John MONAGHAN 2 min. 12.05.2021
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The Guided Tour of the Exhibition: For Soprano with Handbag

15.05.2021 | 17h00 | Grand Hall 16.05.2021 | 10h00 + 17h00 | Grand Hall
Bernard Madoff was serving a 150-year prison term when he died this year.
RTL Group has its headquarters in Kirchberg
A man mourns over a child who died of Covid-19 at a crematorium in New Delhi on Wednesday.
European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni discusses the spring economic forecast on Wednesday.
A car in Hannover, Germany, passes under a CO2 sign in 2013.
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Meeting for a meal or drink could have a new cost

Restaurants and bars must wrestle with who will pay for customer testing at the door
by Emery P. DALESIO 2 min. 11.05.2021
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Discovery Italy

Italy: a veritable trove of striking landscapes, cultural and natural riches, unforgettable art cities and gastronomic delights.
The Syre river east of Luxembourg City
Luxembourg added soldiers, teachers and hundreds of other civil servants to the country's payroll last year
Light aircraft from flying clubs have been cited as the main reason for complaints lodged by residents close to Findel Airport
12 Rue de Bastogne in Beggen, where Avrox is headquartered
YouTube is opening the fund to any video makers on its site

YouTube puts $100 million into creator fund to rival TikTok

creators will be paid based on viewership and engagement rather than advertising revenue
Paul Wurth's current headquarters in Hollerich, near Luxembourg's central train station

Pandemic causes Paul Wurth profits to plummet in 2020

The company’s net profit dropped sharply last year, falling to €4.9 million from €14.4 million in 2019
by Kathryn OGLESBY 11.05.2021
Sanjeev Gupta, head of the GFG Alliance, gestures as he speaks during an interview with AFP in London on 28 January, 2019.
A Luxair plane lands at Luxembourg's Findel airport
Economy Minister Franz Fayot (left) and Guardian Glass Executive Vice President Guus Boekhoudt on Monday discussed the company's plans to invest in a new production line and furnace at its Luxembourg factory.
A view of European flags in front of the European Commission headquarters at the Berlaymont Building in Brussels

EU recovery fund at risk of delay as officials clash in Romania

The government must win 50 or more votes from the opposition for the bill to be approved, on top of its own 261 votes
The Black Forest in Germany

German climate goals need cut in industry C02 by 2030

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government last week pledged to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2045
2 min. 11.05.2021
Lufthansa airplanes parked at the international airport in Munich, southern Germany
The European Court of Justice building in Kirchberg, Luxembourg
Air France planes at Charles de Gaulle airport
US President Joe Biden caused commotion in Europe by presenting a plan to waive patents for Covid-19 vaccines
A Long March 5B rocket, carrying China's Tianhe space station core module, lifting off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern China's Hainan province. - A large segment of the Long March 5B rocket re-entered the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean, state television reported on May 9, 2021 citing the China Manned Space Engineering Office, following fevered speculation over where the 18-tonne object would come down.

China says debris from its Long March rocket landed in ocean

Rocket went up in April to deliver part of China space station
3 min. 09.05.2021
People visit the Great Wall during the labour day holiday in Beijing on May 1, 2021
Former US President Donald Trump
White smoke is a good sign, not just in Rome
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The day Luxembourg was wiped off the map

“An Zéro” is an overblown picture – unsatisfactory both as a documentary and as drama
3 min. 07.05.2021
Emily, played by Lily Collins takes a selfie out of the window of her Paris apartment
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The artist in his atelier
Composing during the pandemic - Luxembourgish singer C'est Karma at work without an audience
Mallorca, one of two Balearic Islands you can fly to direct from Luxembourg
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Direct to Spain's sunny spots

Direct flights are running from Luxembourg to Mallorca, Menorca and Malaga – so what can you do there?
by Sarita RAO 5 min. 09.05.2021
Pitch up, or rent a cabin for a relaxing stay in nature, so long as the sun shines
Inside Lux
Bouneschlupp is a great one pot dish, with green beans as the star ingredient Photo: Stockfood
Divorce is by mutual consent or due to breakdown of the marriage in Luxembourg Photo: Shutterstock