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Three crew members of Luxembourg-registered ship lost in 2019 hurricane seen in their life raft before being rescued
fatal crossing

Luxembourg-listed ship lost in storm was in poor shape

Survivors of vessel lost during 2019 Atlantic hurricane told investigators ship's condition worried crew members
by Emery P. DALESIO 2 min. 17.04.2021
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Private equity structuring trends

Private Equity continues to fly high despite a slight pause caused by the pandemic.
British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta
President Werner Hoyer, 70 this year, in a photo in 2019
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel speaking at a press briefing on Friday
Pfizer vaccines
Staff holding up signs as EIB President Werner Hoyer speaks in December 2019. The signs read: "your staff is frustrated! What will you do please?"
Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki
Companies have moved operations and staff out of London following the UK's departure from the EU
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel

Government meets to decide about restrictions expiring next week

Health Minister Lenert expected back at work on Monday
by Zuzanna REDA-JAKIMA 2 min. 15.04.2021
Female designer standing in front of a wooden table. Happy and confident, smiling and looking at camera.
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Three ways for business owners to make their company more sustainable (and profitable)

What does sustainability mean to you and your business? In Luxembourg, the scrutiny of businesses' environmental, social, and corporate governance programs looks set to further intensify. But does this shift spell more opportunity or an increase in risk? UBS presents three simple steps for any business to become more sustainable, purposeful… and potentially more profitable.
The church in the Hollerich area of Luxembourg City
Luxembourg has already received 2,400 doses of the Johnson & Johnson's one-shot vaccine
A big church in a small village is where Edmond Ries works
Church and state
Car industry

Europe car sales surge 63% in March, erasing early-year decline

The 1.39 million vehicles registered was the highest since June 2019, after months of Europe lagging behind recoveries seen in China and US
European Commission building in Brussels

Europe set to delay verdict on green investment label for gas

Investors won’t have a clear view on how to treat gas and nuclear until the end of this year
2 min. 15.04.2021
The headquarters of Wirecard near Munich
European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany
Rental costs have more than doubled in many Berlin neighbourhoods in the last decade
German election

Berlin’s rent freeze failure puts housing on election agenda

A court decision on Thursday to scrap a cap will expose thousands of voters to higher living expenses ahead of September's poll
4 min. 15.04.2021

Luxembourg continues J&J rollout despite EU watchdog review

News come as Grand Duchy's prosecutor's office probes "suspicious death" after AstraZeneca vaccination
by Yannick HANSEN 5 min. 15.04.2021
The EU has imposed controls on vaccine exports, amid anger over the slow rollout of jabs within the continent
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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
US President Joe Biden (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Biden imposes sanctions on Russia, restricts buying new debt

Ban for US financial institutions to participate in primary market for new Russian debt
5 min. 15.04.2021
An Egyptian navy craft patrols as ships resume navigation in the Suez Canal on March 30, 2021
Dry corn field
The American flag flies at half staff over the US Capitol in honour of the Capitol Police officer that was killed in the line of duty earlier today on April 02, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Fran Lebowitz may not be young but her biting wit shows a next generation how to think about news

How do young people consume news?

Pretentiousness of traditional media is why Gen Z says it prefers YouTube
by Natalia DEMBOWSKA 3 min. 16.04.2021
Customers having a drink on the first day terraces reopened in Luxembourg
being young in the pandemic
You'd be forgiven for thinking this novel was your old class mate's doctoral thesis
Has to be seen to be fully appreciated: the spectacular life-sized 15-minute video “More Sweetly Play the Dance”
Several Clausen terraces are open, including this sunny one at Ikki. We just need the sun to stay shining
Eat out

Terraces to try out

If you long for a long lunch with a view, by a lake or river, or even on a sand-filled beach, here are a few suggestions for terraces to try out
by Sarita RAO 8 min. 17.04.2021
The promenade at Remich
Very few 11-year-olds know what to put in a CV
The L Word
Inside the Luxembourg Science Center's interactive playground