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Vaccination

Luxembourg no-shows to get second shot at vaccination

Move to speed up vaccination roll-out comes amid criticism of favouritism in hospitals
by Yannick LAMBERT 3 min. 28.02.2021
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Exit strategy: marketing your business for sale

In this interview, Christophe Vandendorpe and Pierre Kuntzelmann from EY Luxembourg´s Strategy and Transactions team, discuss prepping your business for a successful sale.
Apps like Robinhood make stock trading quick, cheap, and alluring
Transaction tax
28.02.2021
Taking the time to think about the surroundings you want
US President Joe Biden
Listen to woodpeckers, watch butterflies and spot new buds Photo: Laurent Jacquemart
Stay fit
28.02.2021
Appointments should be made online once you receive your invitation letter containing a code, much like the large-scale testing system
Coronavirus
26.02.2021
Private security agents have been operating in the Gare district of Luxembourg City since December last year
Demonstration for more tax transparency in Berlin
The Kirchberg business district in Luxembourg City
News round-up
27.02.2021
Rules now clarify the rules around the use of electric scooters
E-scooters

New regulations for use of electric scooters

Rules changed to make provision for popular e-scooters
by John MONAGHAN 26.02.2021
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#13 - with John Ryan

In the 13th episode of our health Podcast we talked to John Ryan, the Director Public Health at the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety (DG Santé). We asked him about European coordination work in the pandemic, DG Santé’s role in it and how it is involved in the vaccination against COVID-19.
A healthcare worker fills a syringe with the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the university hospital in Halle/Saale in eastern Germany
A shop in Luxembourg City warns customers of Covid restrictions Photo: Chris Karaba
Kate Oglesby (right) interviewing Douwe Miedema
Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna in February Photo: Anouk Antony
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen
Taxing tech

US removes stumbling block to global deal on digital tax

Biden administration drops insistence on ‘safe harbour’ for companies, opening door to agreement
3 min. 27.02.2021
International Monetary Fund

G-20 moves toward consensus on IMF reserve firepower boost

Proposal would increase funds to help poorer nations respond to the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic
2 min. 26.02.2021
The Chairman of the Board of Hôpitaux Robert Schuman, Jean-Louis Schiltz, at the press conference on Thursday
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
Joe Biden ordered the strikes after US facilities in Iraq in recent weeks, according to the Pentagon
Paolo Gentiloni, the EU’s economic affairs commissioner, says the bloc's fiscal policy needs to be adapted
Economic recovery

EU’s economy chief calls for new fiscal rules to aid recovery

Measures should be adapted to help boost countries struggling with recessions caused by pandemic, says Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni
2 min. 26.02.2021
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
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
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.
Appointments should be made online once you receive your invitation letter containing a code, much like the large-scale testing system
Coronavirus

Getting vaccinated

The invitation phases, registering and vaccination centres – a guide to Luxembourg’s Covid-19 vaccination programme
by Sarita RAO 5 min. 26.02.2021
Spice up your usual menu with a visit to a speciality food store
Taking the time to think about the surroundings you want
Listen to woodpeckers, watch butterflies and spot new buds Photo: Laurent Jacquemart
Stay fit
28.02.2021