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Saint Petersburg, Russia

Rich Russians move funds from unfriendly Luxembourg

Wealthy pair acts as Russia pushes to move businesses out of "unfriendly" countries since it invaded Ukraine
by Yannick LAMBERT 2 min. today at 11:53
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Antony Blinken speaks to Sergey Lavrov for the first time since the beginning of the war in Ukraine
Liz Truss, candidate to succeed Boris Johnson as the UK's prime minister
Luxembourg-based Vallair is a specialist in aircraft maintenance and dismantling
Former US President Donald Trump
The pandemic and the war in Ukraine have prompted an integration process that would otherwise have taken Europe decades to complete, such as joint health or energy policies
Demand for housing is continuing to outstrip supply throughout Luxembourg, with prices remaining sky high
Norway's prime minister Jonas Gahr Store
Luxembourg police carrying out security controls during the Covid-19 pandemic

Police numbers rise 10% as force grapples with rising crime

Last year saw bigger budget and more officers hired amid spike in offences such as financial crime, burglaries and bicycle thefts
by Andréa OLDEREIDE 2 min. 08.08.2022
Luxembourg has no dedicated anti-corruption agency, nor a specific strategy to tackle the issue, the European Commission said
Top five

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
2 min. 06.08.2022
Local reconstruction the Place du Théâtre with parking
People making their way to work in Luxembourg City
Nature enthusiasts gather around Jacques Pir in Beaufort, to spot bats at Luxembourg's "International Bat Night" in July.
Last round of talks between the government, business representatives and trade unions took place in March

UK hits PwC with €2.1 million fine following BT audit

The UK is bringing in sweeping audit reforms aimed at reining in the dominance of the largest accountancy firms and cleaning up the industry
Fortuna bank in Luxembourg

Bank Fortuna to close shop, Spuerkeess takes on clients

Cooperative Fortuna bank, founded in 1920 in Luxembourg, previously tried to strike a deal with Bank of Beirut
by Yannick LAMBERT 08.08.2022
Ethereum is an open-source blockchain
Flags displaying the logo of broadcaster RTL outside the company's building in Cologne in August 2021
MindGeek, the owner of Pornhub, is headquartered on Luxembourg City's Boulevard Royal
Reuters employs around 2,500 journalists in close to 200 cities total
Many Belgians cross the border to get vaccinated in France, especially in Lille

European men struggle to access monkeypox jabs

Some people are travelling abroad to get vaccinated in wake of severe shortages and increasing case numbers
3 min. 08.08.2022
The EIB headquarters in the Kirchberg area of Luxembourg

Must get Luxembourg wage bumps, EIB staff lawyer pleads

Staff at EU bank did not receive the same automatic wage indexations as other workers in Luxembourg
by Heledd PRITCHARD 2 min. 08.08.2022
The source of the river Moselle in Bussang in France
Some 180 people are building a tunnel for part of the 77-kilometer high-speed railway that will link Verona and Padua
Cattenom nuclear power plant is cooled by water from the Moselle river which then flows into Luxembourg
Energy consumer prices are rising at an annual rate of nearly 40% in the eurozone
A blueprint that requires the sign-off of US President Joe Biden and his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi
Nuclear power

US, Iran face a deadline after nuclear talks end without agreement

Negotiators wrapped up more than 15 months of talks with a blueprint that requires the sign-off of Joe Biden and Ebrahim Raisi
2 min. 08.08.2022
This screen grab made from video released by Chinese state broadcaster CCTV shows a Chinese military jet flying as part of military exercises near Taiwan on August 5, 2022. -
Wheat terminal, a ship being loaded with Australian wheat for export overseas
Pet shop owner Julia, 32, tries to clean the rubble of her shop after it was hit by Russian forces, in Toretsk, eastern Ukraine, on August 5, 2022
Neckel Scholtus (left) and Cristina Picco are two of the artists participating in the Nomadic Island art camp

A marriage of art and sustainability in Differdange

A contagious if sometimes puzzling collaborative art project comes to an end this weekend
by Natalia PIKNA 3 min. 05.08.2022
Indie rock band Tuys supported US rock band Imagine Dragons at Rockhal this summer
The Garden Path

Snappy apps for gardeners

Friends away on holiday and not much to do in the garden? Look at these five apps to keep you in the mood.
by Faye Peterson 3 min. 07.08.2022
Spouses who follow their partner to Luxembourg can find a job, take on voluntary work, start a business or just connect to other spouses to get to know the country better
Cologne Cathedral despite war ravages is still a highlight of the city's skyline Photo: Shutterstock
Weekend trip
2 06.08.2022