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Travel

EU vaccine passports for travel still months away, memo shows

“The technical work underpinning such a platform could require three to four months,” according to the memo, dated March 2
2 min. today at 10:40
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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.
Spire helps monitor illegal fishing and weather patterns
The European Commission building in Brussels
Beds in an asylum seeker shelter in Strassen
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said her plans to partner with Israel do not represent a "breach" of European efforts
Investigators have said it is extremely unlikely that frozen food caused the initial outbreak of Covid-19 in the Chinese city of Wuhan last year
A further 250 people received fines in Luxembourg last week for failing to comply with Covid-19 regulations
US President Joe Biden has vowed to treat Russia differently from his predecessor
Governments across Europe must support companies to avoid a more damaging economic downturn, the IMF has said
Irregularities with vaccinations have now happened in two hospitals, including at the Centre hospitalier du Nord in Ettelbrück (here pictured)
favouritism

Hospital asks prosecutor to probe how it handled vaccinations

After reporting six cases of questionable vaccinations and controversy at another hospital
by Yannick HANSEN 01.03.2021
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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.
Ernst & Young Luxembourg
Luxembourg's economy suffered less of a shock last year than had been previously feared, Statec said
Luxembourg Labour Minister Dan Kersch
A vaccine vial handled in Luxembourg
A view of the Aviva office in London
Insurance

Aviva plans net-zero carbon emissions from investments by 2040

The UK company manages £522 pounds (€604 billion) of assets
2 min. 01.03.2021
Apps like Robinhood make stock trading quick, cheap, and alluring
Transaction tax

Gaming our economies

Slowing or staunching trades through a transaction tax will actually make things worse, argues Todd G. Buchholz
4 min. 28.02.2021
EY admitted that its reputation had been hit by the fraud uncovered at Wirecard, which collapsed into insolvency last year
Mitsubishi bank is located just outside of Luxembourg City
Mediahuis acquired the Luxembourg Times and other titles in the Saint-Paul Luxembourg group in April last year
Austrian company Plansee Group has gained control over the Luxembourg firm Ceratizit, although the exact details of the deal have not been disclosed
The ECJ issued a ruling on Tuesday on Poland's new rules for appointments to the country's Supreme Court
European Court of Justice

Poland suffers new blow at top EU court over judicial reforms

A series of changes introduced by the country's government "are liable to infringe EU law", the ECJ ruled on Tuesday
02.03.2021
Germany's economy is feeling the strain of a lockdown which has been in place since mid-November
Pandemic

German unemployment unexpectedly rises as lockdown persists

Number out of work increases for the first time in eight months
02.03.2021
OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud office in Brussels, is investigating scam offers of vaccines made to governments across the continent
The UK formally left the European Union on December 31
Nicolas Sarkozy, who was French President from 2007 to 2012, offered to help land a magistrate a job in return for a favour
Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit
Oil and gas operations emitted just over 70 million metric tonnes of methane into the atmosphere in 2020
Environment

After historic fall, carbon emissions are now coming back fast

Both the US and EU saw emissions fall by 10%, with the steepest reductions concentrated in March, April, and May
02.03.2021
Beijing's central business district
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen
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
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today at 11:20
Taking the time to think about the surroundings you want
Listen to woodpeckers, watch butterflies and spot new buds Photo: Laurent Jacquemart
Stay fit
02.03.2021