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European Commission building in Brussels

Europe set to delay verdict on green investment label for gas

Investors won’t have a clear view on how to treat gas and nuclear until the end of this year
2 min. 15.04.2021
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Discovery Italy

Italy: a veritable trove of striking landscapes, cultural and natural riches, unforgettable art cities and gastronomic delights.
Customers having a drink on the first day terraces reopened in Luxembourg
being young in the pandemic
Rental costs have more than doubled in many Berlin neighbourhoods in the last decade
The EU has imposed controls on vaccine exports, amid anger over the slow rollout of jabs within the continent
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
The headquarters of Wirecard near Munich
Data leak

Facebook data leak affects 188,000 in Luxembourg, PM says

Xavier Bettel was reportedly among those whose details were shared
by John MONAGHAN 14.04.2021
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30 years in a growing Luxembourg legal environment

2021 marks a milestone for Loyens & Loeff, which celebrates its 30th year in Luxembourg. 30 years of expertise, challenges and innovation.
The church in the Hollerich area of Luxembourg City
Luxembourg has already received 2,400 doses of the Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine
A big church in a small village is where Edmond Ries works
Church and state
Carlo Thelen, Chamber of Commerce managing director
European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany

ECB says public values privacy above all in digital Euro project

Consultation is a first step in determining what kind of design would make it acceptable and usable for consumers and businesses
2 min. 14.04.2021
Bernard Madoff was serving a 150-year term.

Bernard Madoff, mastermind of giant Ponzi scheme, dies at 82

His death was believed to be from natural causes
8 min. 14.04.2021
The insurer Cardif Lux Vie is part of the BNP Paribas Group
The plan was raised at talks hosted by the OECD
A grounded Air France airplane at the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport
Markus Soeder (right) checks his watch as he leaves a press conference with Armin Laschet (back centre) and Christian Social Union (CSU) parliamentary group leader Alexander Dobrindt (left) in Berlin on Sunday

Merkel succession turns nasty with mudslinging and threats

Conservative bloc divided as Markus Soeder and Armin Laschet battle it out for candidacy
3 min. 14.04.2021
Artificial intelligence

EU set to ban surveillance, start fines under new AI rules

Proposals, set to be unveiled next week, would prohibit the use of systems for mass surveillance or for ranking social behaviour
3 min. 14.04.2021
Cars parked at charging stations in Luxembourg
Angela Merkel's successor as chancellor will be elected in September
An Egyptian navy craft patrols as ships resume navigation in the Suez Canal on March 30, 2021

Suez canal authorities say backlog of ships is now cleared

Final 85 ships passed through the canal on Saturday, SCA says
by Bloomberg 04.04.2021
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.
Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco, US
You'd be forgiven for thinking this novel was your old class mate's doctoral thesis
book review

When to judge a book by its cover

The male gaze dominates in this underwhelming novel about the brothers Grimm
by Merel MIEDEMA 3 min. 09.04.2021
Has to be seen to be fully appreciated: the spectacular life-sized 15-minute video “More Sweetly Play the Dance”
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

Getting your qualifications recognised

If you have a school certificate, diploma, degree or professional qualification from another country, you might need to get it recognised in Luxembourg
by Sarita Rao 6 min. 12.04.2021
Yellow Fever vaccinations are given at the travel clinic of the Central Hospital
What'sup!Luxembourg is an app that helps you discover "secret" spots in Luxembourg, whilst Vakanz Doheem invites you to take a 360 degree look at places to visit