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Banking

200,000 posts could go at US banks in next decade

Biggest reduction in headcount in US banking history expected as banks rush to adapt to changing customer behaviour
3 min. 16.05.2021
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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
Aparthotels and temporary residences can bridge the gap whilst you search for a home Photo: Guy Jallay
Housing
16.05.2021
Israeli forces launch air strikes on Gaza during the latest wave of violence
Luxembourg's National Museum of Natural History is one of forty museums that opens its doors for free this weekend for LuMuDays
Open Doors
15.05.2021
Timed slots of between 1.5 and 3 hours can be booked at various indoor pools and some saunas are open too
The pirate ship children's park in Luxembourg City Photo: Serge Waldbillig
Kids
15.05.2021
The number of secret tax deals Luxembourg handed out to companies fell further last year
Top stories

Top five stories you may have missed

In case you missed them, the Luxembourg Times has selected the best stories of the week for you
3 min. 15.05.2021
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Discovery Italy

Italy: a veritable trove of striking landscapes, cultural and natural riches, unforgettable art cities and gastronomic delights.
Luxembourg's Place d'Armes. Visitors will soon be able to have the option to sit inside restaurants in the square
Luxembourg's job agency ADEM
Wood will also be used in the construction of the  future national archives in Belval
52-year-old health minister Lenert receiving her first vaccine dose
Sanjeev Gupta, head of the GFG Alliance, shown in London in January 2019. Britain's Serious Fraud Office launched a probe into the owner of Liberty Steel on Friday.
steel

UK fraud investigation launched into Liberty Steel owner

Owner of Dudelange steel plant suspected of fraud and money laundering, UK authorities say
2 min. 14.05.2021
Ben Rich charges his Tesla vehicle at a super charging station in the US state of New Jersey on 6 May
electric vehicles

US company buys EV charging network in Luxembourg

Blue Corner's charging stations in BeNeLux and France sold for €20 million
14.05.2021
RTL Group has its headquarters in Kirchberg
YouTube is opening the fund to any video makers on its site
The Black Forest in Germany
Environment

Germany signals record EU carbon price rally may slow down

Germany said the rising cost of the pollution rights shows investor confidence in the EU's cap-and-trade emissions programme
2 min. 13.05.2021
ESG

How do ECB chiefs invest their own cash? Not very sustainably

The results highlight the challenge of shifting the financial industry toward greater action on climate change and other goals
2 min. 13.05.2021
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.
A view of European flags in front of the European Commission headquarters at the Berlaymont Building in Brussels
The Irish regulator is the main privacy authority for Facebook which was founded in the US
Privacy

Facebook loses court bid over Irish watchdog’s data curbs

The Irish regulator is the main privacy authority for Facebook and many other US tech giants that have their European bases in the EU nation
14.05.2021
Motorists lined up for fuel in suburban Washington, D.C., on Thursday at one of the few remaining gas stations that still had petrol after the Colonial Pipeline network was shut down last week by a cyber attack.
The main terminal at Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C., is one of the major US airports that receives jet fuel via a pipeline now shut down for days after a cyber attack
The Gambella national park in Ethiopia is being redeveloped to grow sugar cane, palm oil and other crops. The park is the site of one of the largest mammal migrations in the world, that of the white-eared kob.
the garden path

Can you handle the truth about agriculture?

An art exhibition that shows the hell that modern agriculture is – but also a few rays of light
by Faye Peterson 3 min. 14.05.2021
White smoke is a good sign, not just in Rome
Emily, played by Lily Collins takes a selfie out of the window of her Paris apartment
The Fresh View
29.04.2021
The artist in his atelier
Lisbon, set between seven hills on the atlantic coast combines city and beach life
Fly Direct

A tale of three cities

You can fly direct and in less than three hours be in Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, historic Porto or Faro in the Algarve
by Sarita RAO 8 min. 16.05.2021
The pirate ship children's park in Luxembourg City Photo: Serge Waldbillig
Kids
15.05.2021
Aparthotels and temporary residences can bridge the gap whilst you search for a home Photo: Guy Jallay
Housing
16.05.2021
Timed slots of between 1.5 and 3 hours can be booked at various indoor pools and some saunas are open too