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Dawn in the Amazon is one of the greatest spectacles in the world
Feature

The Amazon: A journey to the lungs of the Earth

'The jungle here swallows everything, even men'
by Ricardo J. RODRIGUES 7 min. 24.03.2023
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A month with a BMW iX: "I'm considering going electric now”

What happened when a car lover swapped their combustion engine car for a 100% electric BMW?. Nicolas, a Luxembourg resident had use of a new BMW iX in February and told us what he thinks.
Flanked by a red stone castle and straddling the River Neckar, the pretty, half-timbered houses and cobblestone streets of Heidelberg are less than 3 hours' drive from Luxembourg City
Getaway
26.03.2023
Brasserie Bosso in Grund has a great choice of dishes including spätzle
Food:
26.03.2023
President of the Eurogroup Paschal Donohoe speaks to media as he arrives for a EU Summit in Brussels on Friday
The face of a hibernating greater horseshoe bat, featuring the horseshoe- shaped organ that collects sound waves the animal sends to locate insects
Blood donor sitting while making his offering
Manufacturing readings for Germany stayed below the 50 threshold that separates contraction from expansion, a warning sign for industry-heavyweight Germany
NSO's flagship spyware Pegasus was widely used to snoop on politicians, dissidents and critical journalists
Contraception which will be fully reimbursed includes the pill, contraceptive patches and rings, injections, implants as well as vasectomy for men
Contraception

Contraceptives to become free of charge from April

Law change was first proposed by coalition when it took power in 2018, but was delayed due to pandemic
by Heledd PRITCHARD 23.03.2023
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MVGM: Team spirit, boosting client service

Real estate is all about transactions, and these are represented by numbers. For this reason, at MVGM Luxembourg the Real Estate & Corporate Accounting department is regarded as the team’s engine.
Housing prices are set to drop 2.3% over the year
TikTok is a popular social media app owned by Chinese company ByteDance
Luxembourg companies within the manufacturing, construction and public work industries have hundreds of job openings ready to be promoted
The costs to operate the tram in Luxembourg amounted to €277.4 million in 2022
Public transportation
23.03.2023
Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt
Shares

Deutsche Bank shares plunge in renewed bout of stress

Ongoing concern about the industry sent its shares slumping the most in three years
24.03.2023
A Union flag flies above the Bank of England, Britain's central bank, in the City of London
Interest rates

BOE raises rates with UK likely to avoid recession for now

Highest rates since 2008 leaves door open to further increases
3 min. 23.03.2023
La Philarmonie Theatre, a modern architecture in Kirchberg district in Luxembourg city
The Credit Suisse bank logo displayed at their headquarters
Quintet has operations in 50 cities across Europe and employs over 2,000 people
Raphael Halet
French President Emmanuel Macron is seen on screens as he speaks during a TV interview from the Elysee Palace, in Paris, on 22 March, 2023
Pension

Macron compares protests to Capitol riots, sticks to reform

Fresh nationwide day of strikes and marches planned Thursday - Macron sticks to plan to raise retirement age two years to 64
3 min. 23.03.2023
An empty bed in a clinic's intensive care unit
Mortality

Luxembourg pensioner Covid death rate among EU's highest

Covid was the most likely cause of death among pensioners across the bloc in 2020, Eurostat found
by Daniel DE JONG 21.03.2023
Cars at a Mercedes dealer
The European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg's Kirchberg area
A demonstrator holding a flag of French trade union General Confederation of Labour (CGT) talking with a truck driver as they block the road during a demonstration
Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaves from 10 Downing Street in central London on 24 March, 2023
Israel

Netanyahu in London to discuss Iran as Israeli tensions soar

After a day of protests, he’s pushing ahead with court plan - Attorney general accuses him of violating court order
3 min. 24.03.2023
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a ceremony to present presidential prizes for young culture professionals and writing and art for children and young people, at the Kremlin in Moscow on 22 March, 2023
Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves his house in London on 22 March, 2023
March 24-26

What's On: Weekend events in Luxembourg

Witness a cinematic session of D&D or a claustrophobic Willem Dafoe on the big screen or indulge in some the Grand Duchy's finest classical music. Or head over to the Rotondes for the vinyl market
by Tómas Atli Einarsson 23.03.2023
Lily James plays a celebrated documentary maker struggling to come with her next big idea. When she decides to make one about the arranged marriage of her childhood friend, things run their predictable course in this film.
A play within a play takes you beyond the writing into what happens to a work when it's "translated" by the director
Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win best actress
Brasserie Bosso in Grund has a great choice of dishes including spätzle
Food:

City dining on a budget

Dining out can be expensive in Luxembourg, so here's our take on budget eats in the city with mains from €10-15, and sometimes less
by Sarita Rao 5 min. 26.03.2023
Garage band The Hives headlining at last year's Siren's Call
Going Out

Festivals in Luxembourg this spring and summer

Head to established favourites like Usina, Siren's Call and e-Lake, or try some jazz, flamenco, gourmet food, or street photography.
3 by Sarita RAO 10 min. 25.03.2023
Cinema is popular, but two tickets cost the same as a meal for two in a budget restaurant
If you contribute social security payments (CCSS) in Luxembourg you are entitled to a European Health Insurance Card. Photo: Guy Wolff
Travelling
25.03.2023
Where do you go for oysters, who has the best seafood platter or offers different bacalao recipes? Don't worry, we have you covered
Luxembourg has the highest statutory minimum wage in Europe
Work
1 19.03.2023