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J&J delays Covid-19 vaccine in Europe after rare clots

The company is reviewing the cases with European health authorities
13.04.2021
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Discovery Italy

Italy: a veritable trove of striking landscapes, cultural and natural riches, unforgettable art cities and gastronomic delights.
Luxembourg has already received 2,400 doses of the Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine
Cars parked at charging stations in Luxembourg
A grounded Air France airplane at the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport
The church in the Hollerich area of Luxembourg City
A big church in a small village is where Edmond Ries works
Church and state
13.04.2021
SES headquarters in Betzdorf north of Luxembourg City
New vaccination centre opened near the Findel airport on Monday
Pandemic

€2m hunt for Covid-19 to carry out follow-up tests

Study to examine prevalence of virus a year on comes as Luxembourg opened new vaccination centre on Monday
by John MONAGHAN 3 min. 12.04.2021
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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 European Medicines Agency approved AstraZeneca on 29 January
Vials of the Sputnik V vaccine
A patient is injected a vaccine on April, 7, 2021
Home working

Home working making power trading more tricky in Europe

Traders face tough job juggling thousands of data points that determine electricity prices as people split time between office and home
2 min. 13.04.2021
The headquarters of Wirecard AG, near Munich
scandal

Wirecard’s regulator faces criminal probe as scandal expands

Prosecutors stepped in after receiving complaints from citizens
12.04.2021
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (left) stood flummoxed on 6 April as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right) and European Council President Charles Michel (centre) took the only two chairs in front of their flags.
The Eurocrat
12.04.2021
Carlo Thelen, Chamber of Commerce managing director
RTL Group offices in Luxembourg
Angela Merkel's successor as chancellor will be elected in September
Leadership

Bitter rivals for Merkel’s crown go head-to-head in Berlin

Armin Laschet and Markus Soeder will make their case for leadership during a meeting of conservative lawmakers on Tuesday
3 min. 13.04.2021
Italy government, led by Mario Draghi, is considering pumping state funds into the plans
Vaccines

Italy in talks for vaccine-making hubs with state funding

Government considering €200 million fund to speed up capacity, as impending vaccination targets are set to be missed due to supply issues
2 min. 13.04.2021
The European Commission is attempting to come up with fresh ways of raising revenue to pay for the coronavirus recovery fund
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
There has been a marked contrast in how eastern and western EU members have reacted to recent concerns over the AstraZeneca vaccine
Stored vaccines
Pandemic

France meets goal of 10 million Covid vaccinations a week early

Next target is 20 million first jabs by mid-May, Castex says
08.04.2021
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
An Egyptian navy craft patrols as ships resume navigation in the Suez Canal on March 30, 2021
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”
mudam
02.04.2021
Sculpture "Closed Society" from Marie-Josée Kerschen.
art exhibition
01.04.2021
Rehearsal for Harold Pinter's play The Hothouse, which premiered on Wednesday
night at the theatre
26.03.2021
Career

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