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Luxembourg's national data protection commission
Data protection

Privacy watchdog slaps database ban on prosecutor's office

It follows a scandal in 2019 in which information from the database was used to exclude an applicant for a job at the office
by Yannick LAMBERT 2 min. today at 13:20
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Flats in Gasperich, Luxembourg
European Commission president Von der Leyen
Kirchberg, Luxembourg's financial district
A bus believed to be carrying Michael Taylor and Peter Taylor, arriving at the Tokyo district court in Tokyo on June 14
Israel's incoming Prime Minister Naftali Bennett
Activists from the climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion, dressed in red robes and known as the 'Red Brigade' demonstrate in Falmouth, Cornwall during the G7 summit on June 12, 2021.
Customers shop for produce at a supermarket on June 10, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.
economics
13.06.2021
Frank Schneider
Cryptoscam

FBI honours French police for arresting Luxembourg ex-spy

The US has until 28 June to submit an extradition request to French prosecutors, media say
by Yannick LAMBERT 11.06.2021
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From Sunday, restaurants can stay open after 2200 hrs more diners can sit together indoors, without the need to show tests
Frank Schneider
The logos of Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft displayed on a mobile phone and a laptop screen.
regulation

US lawmakers launch bipartisan push to rein in Big Tech

Bills introduced in Congress would represent the biggest shake-up of competition law in a generation
3 min. 12.06.2021
Climate

Netflix streaming has a low carbon footprint, study says

One hour of streaming emits the equivalent of about 55 grams of carbon dioxide, lower than previously estimated
2 min. 11.06.2021
Amazon's European headquarters is based in Luxembourg
Multinationals based in the Swiss canton of Zug are taxed at just under 12%
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Croatian PM Andrej Plenković
Currency

Croatia may be ready for euro faster, central bank head says

Euro hopefuls need to prove their public finances are sound, inflation is under control and exchange rate is stable
11.06.2021
Chief Prosecutor Laura Kövesi officially launched EPPO - which she leads - last week
EPPO

EU fraud fighters get one case an hour in first week

European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) has received 230 cases since June 1
by John MONAGHAN 11.06.2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will leave her position later this year
Condor received a €550 million bailout package
Brexit has impacted trade between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK
Some European countries are already using the Covid-19 passport, such as here at a border crossing between Croatia and Slovenia
The UK capital, London's, financial district
environment

UK businesses demand government’s missing climate policies

The nation’s heat and buildings strategy has been expected for months
today at 07:06
First Lady Jill Biden and US President Joe Biden
Victor Hugo vaccination center in Limpertsberg, Luxembourg
One in five people were estimated to be living with mental ill-health
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
Christine Probst has found that wearing the same dress for almost 100 days has been liberating in many ways
Blank Canvas

A hundred days in the same dress

Local actress finds wearing the same dress liberated her from fashion constraints
by Sarita RAO 4 min. 13.06.2021
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
Untitled work street artist PixelJuice on the wall of a school in Esch