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ESG

EU’s draft green bond rules show bloc avoiding binding standards

The European Securities and Markets Authority will determine whether a bond is green or not, with external reviewers to be approved by the body
2 min. 17.06.2021
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Christophe Wintgens to succeed Michael Ferguson as the EY Luxembourg Wealth and Asset Management Leader.

Michael Ferguson came to Luxembourg in 1989 and joined EY in 1994.
The European Investment Bank is headquartered in the Kirchberg district of Luxembourg City
Heathrow Airport, London
US president Joe Biden arrives to board an airplane after the US - Russia summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Geneva Airport
The European Central Bank
Police officers leave the Apple Daily newspaper offices in Hong Kong on June 17, 2021.
Luxembourg is the largest destination for ESG funds
Rain on vegetation in Luxembourg
environment

Rain water shortage to last for decade, say experts

Water levels have been around or below average since 2005
2 min. 16.06.2021
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The proposed changes have been a long-standing demand by many opposition parties in Luxembourg's parliament
UK nationals in Luxembourg have until June 30, 2021 to apply for residence permits
Space debris orbiting the earth
Shops in Luxembourg are still warning people to take health precautions, such as sanitising their hands, before entering
Cargolux CEO Richard Forson discussed the company's future on Friday
aviation

Cargolux: riding the profits the pandemic delivered

Luxembourg's freight airline Cargolux still coasting on currents of a world economy turned upside down, CEO says
by Emery P. DALESIO 4 min. 15.06.2021
A bus believed to be carrying Michael Taylor and Peter Taylor, arriving at the Tokyo district court in Tokyo on June 14
Crime

Carlos Ghosn escape accomplices plead guilty in Tokyo court

The pair face a maximum of three years in prison on charges of harbouring or enabling the escape of a criminal
2 min. 14.06.2021
Customers shop for produce at a supermarket on June 10, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.
economics
13.06.2021
The logos of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft displayed on a mobile phone and a laptop screen.
The European Central Bank
money

ECB poised to extend bank capital relief by nine months

The exemption effectively makes banks look stronger and allows them to do more business with existing financial reserves
2 min. 16.06.2021
Demonstrations were  held in dozens of Slovak cities and also abroad after the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak who was probing alleged high-level political corruption
Justice

Slovakia court orders retrial over journalist’s murder

President says ruling an ‘important step’ in restoring public confidence in judiciary
2 min. 16.06.2021
The EU's anti-fraud office recommended that the EIB should discipline dozens of its own staff over the case
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-7H4 jet taxis to the gate after landing at Midway International Airport in Chicago, Illinois
Russia's president Vladimir Puting (left) and US president Joe Biden
diplomacy

Biden, Putin begin first summit as US-Russia tensions rise

The meeting with Putin, the first of Biden’s presidency, may last for more than four hours including talks with a broader group of officials
3 min. 16.06.2021
Beijing financial district, China
Emirates airplaines in Dubai
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) greets Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison (L) on the steps of 10 Downing Street in London on June 14, 2021
the garden path

Green is the new black

Faye Peterson catches up with Luxembourg eco-artist Ben Carter
by Faye Peterson 3 min. 11.06.2021
Lina Peller in her role as Steph, a character that bears resemblance to playwright Stephanie Ridings
theatre review
10.06.2021
The Covid-19 has been a fertile ground for all kinds of conspiracy theories
exhibition
04.06.2021
Photography workshops, guided tours and medicinal plants are all part of this year's Rendezvous aux Jardins
UEFA EURO 2020/2021 European Football Championship games have started but where can you grab a beer and watch the match live?
Football

Where to watch the UEFA EURO with a beer

We've waited a year for UEFA EURO 2020, so where can you catch a match and quaff a beer?
by Sarita Rao 6 min. 15.06.2021
Christine Probst has found that wearing the same dress for almost 100 days has been liberating in many ways
Blank Canvas
16.06.2021
Erected as the city hall in 1572 Photo: Shutterstock
Pop-up shops allow new entrepreneurs to showcase on the high street
Entrepreneurs
12.06.2021