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European Council President Charles Michel

EU's Michel says reacting to Turkey seating risked worse spat

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was left without a chair at a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Dissolution, voluntary liquidation, radiation: bad words – good opportunities.

Business leaders tend to freeze once they hear one of these words. However, they are not as cold as current times where we long for sunny days to return, especially with us still facing confinement in one way or another. Grab a coffee, get cozy and let’s dive within the warmer world of liquidation!
Johnson & Johnson's vaccine is being reviewed by the European Medicines Agency
The European Medicines Agency approved AstraZeneca on 29 January
An oil platform in Tromso, Norway
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
You'd be forgiven for thinking this novel was your old class mate's doctoral thesis
The Kirchberg business district in Luxembourg City
A worker prepares for the reopening of a restaurant despite restrictions which only allow to offer takeaway services on the sidelines of a demonstration of independent workers who protest against Covid-19 restrictions, near the Trevi fountain in downtown Rome on April 8, 2021.

Discrimination complaints hit record levels in 2020

Reported cases increased by around a third compared to previous year, with Covid-19 measures leading to a rise in complaints
by Yannick LAMBERT 2 min. 09.04.2021
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Discovery Italy

Italy: a veritable trove of striking landscapes, cultural and natural riches, unforgettable art cities and gastronomic delights.
A patient is injected a vaccine on April, 7, 2021
Christophe Schiltz is a civil servant and a member of the social-democratic Luxembourgish Social People's Party
The cost of housing in Luxembourg is continuing to rise
A Covid-19 testing centre in Luxembourg

Toshiba reinstates chairman as officer to deal with shareholder

Luxembourg-based CVC Capital Partners made an offer to buy out Toshiba’s public shareholders, the company disclosed this week
US President Joe Biden speaks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on March 31, 2021

US offers new plan in global corporate tax talks

Biden proposal calls for big multinationals to pay national levies based on local sales
4 min. 08.04.2021
A vaccine being prepared as part of the vaccination campaign
Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna
Cloche d'Or business district in Luxembourg where EQ-IQ has offices

June start for EU anti-fraud body as prosecutors line up

Luxembourg had to extend the deadline to receive applications for local prosecutor posts due to low demand
by Yannick HANSEN 2 min. 08.04.2021
A health worker holds a vial of Russian-made Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in Podgorica, Montenegro on 23 February

EU regulator to probe ethical standards of Sputnik vaccine trials

EMA team to investigate whether Russian studies followed global clinical and scientific guidelines
2 min. 07.04.2021
A KLM plane flying over an Air France place at Schipol Airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte
A shepherd leads his flock near the village of Chemish, Bulgaria, on Tuesday.
Retired farmer Henri Boutfol prepares his dinner as he  watches French President Emmanuel Macron's televised speech at his farm near Chartres, eastern France, on Wednesday.
Stored vaccines

France meets goal of 10 million Covid vaccinations a week early

Next target is 20 million first jabs by mid-May, Castex says
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
An Egyptian navy craft patrols as ships resume navigation in the Suez Canal on March 30, 2021
Has to be seen to be fully appreciated: the spectacular life-sized 15-minute video “More Sweetly Play the Dance”

Thinking in monochrome

Yasemin Elçi gives her view of “one of the world’s most compelling” artists in the Mudam
by Yasemin Elçi 2 min. 02.04.2021
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
The exhibition takes part in the Cerle Cité
the garden path

Grow local wheat, eat Luxembourg pasta

Agriculture that works with nature, not fights against it
by Faye Peterson 4 min. 04.04.2021
A change is as good as a rest, so if you can't go away, perhaps now is the time to work on some home and garden improvements
The bike path around Bech traverses an old railway track, and at 13km in length, is perfect for families