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A passenger arrives for an American Airlines flight at O'Hare International Airport in February in Chicago, Illinois
pandemic

EU told to back vaccine passports or Google may do it anyway

Vaccine certificates could enable countries to reopen to travel
4 min. today at 07:58
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The evolution of the financial industry

How did the financial industry evolve during your 30 years in banking?
Champs Elysées, Paris, France
Joe Biden ordered the strikes after US facilities in Iraq in recent weeks, according to the Pentagon
Luxembourg's business district on Kirchberg, where the European Court of Auditors is also based
A healthcare worker fills a syringe with the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the university hospital in Halle/Saale in eastern Germany
Mitsubishi bank is located just outside of Luxembourg City
Paul Van Houtte, former EIB employee and his lawyers Esther Theyskens and Walter Van Steenbrugge
SES headquarters in Betzdorf north of Luxembourg City
Coronavirus

Police hands out more fines for Covid rule breakers

Separately, Covid levels in wastewater rose over the last two weeks
by Kathryn OGLESBY 2 min. 23.02.2021
Kate Oglesby (right) interviewing Douwe Miedema
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New LuxTimes website for more user options

Website has moved to new platform - no changes to content
1 23.02.2021
Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna in February Photo: Anouk Antony
Former Economy Ministery Jeannot Krecke (C) and the principals behind now-bankrupt Biocardel sign an agreement in 2007 to establish a biodiesel plant. PHOTO: Guy Jallay
Luxembourg Health Director Dr Jean-Claude Schmit Photo: Chris Karaba
Firefighters building dams in the river to stop the oil pollution moving downstream Photo: CDGIS
Austrian company Plansee Group has gained control over the Luxembourg firm Ceratizit, although the exact details of the deal have not been disclosed
Acquisition

Plansee Group gains control over Luxembourg firm Ceratizit

Austrian group retains option to buy any shares it does not already own
by John MONAGHAN 24.02.2021
Volvo Cars and Geely had said a year ago that they were considering combining their businesses
Car industry

Volvo and Geely call off merger, but agree to greater collaboration

Companies will forge deeper ties but preserve separate corporate structures
24.02.2021
The former government financed Covid-19 testing centre for passengers arriving at Findel airport Photo: Gerry Huberty
The HSBC building in Geneva, Switzerland Photo: AFP
Commerzbank in Luxembourg's financial district, Kirchberg Photo: Anouk Antony
Al Fattan Tower, Dubai Photo: Shutterstock
Kirchberg, Luxembourg
economy

Europe takes slow lane to recovery as stimulus outpaced by US

Europe’s go-slow is partly a result of its unwieldy makeup
4 min. 25.02.2021
Andrew Bailey, the Governor of the Bank of England, has said the EU's policy would be resisted
Brexit

Bank of England chief slams EU’s stance on swaps clearing

Andrew Bailey says insistence that clearinghouses are located inside the bloc represents a "very serious escalation" of standoff
24.02.2021
The European Commission has unveiled an updated adaptation strategy for dealing with the effects of climate change
Aleksander Lukashenko (left), President of Belarus, with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Armenia in 2019
European chief prosecutor Laura Kövesi
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to discuss the plans with state leaders next week
World Bank in Washington D.C.
Liqudiity

Developing nations at risk for debt crisis, World Bank head says

At a meeting of finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 biggest economies on Friday
25.02.2021
A freezer farm for Covid-19 vaccines at the Pfizer Kalamazoo Manufacturing Site in Portage, Michigan Photo: AFP
World Trade Organisation Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Photo: AFP
exhibition

A taste of 17th century Florentine art

How Europe’s richest bankers flaunted their wealth 400 years ago
by YASEMIN ELÇI 2 min. 18.12.2020
Diane Jodes, Apple Dreams Photo: Yasemin Elçi
Vanessa Springora, the author of "Le Consentement". Photo: JF Paga
The Egyptian Theatre in Park City, Utah, which takes part in the Sundance Film Festival, where Kajillionaire premiered this year. Photo: Shutterstock.
Art Nouveau

Architectural Icon: the windows of Esch

Art Deco and Art Nouveau rub shoulders in Esch-sur-Alzette, adorning city centre windows with roses, steelworkers and the Roman god Mercury
by Sarita Rao 6 min. 22.02.2021
Setting up or registering your company might take several calls Photo: shutterstock
Entrepreneurs
25.02.2021
Buergbrennen in Beggen Photo: Manuel Dias
Tradition
1 20.02.2021
19th century farmhouse to make way for 25 housing units in the ever-expanding commune of Mamer Photo: Peter Kleijnenburg