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That is over 6,000 more than the previous year, and an increased interest in travel and holidaying suggests Luxembourg residents are optimistic about the country's economic fortunes. Luxexpo CEO Morgan Gromy said that the work of his team and the fair's partners contributed to its success and had laid ...
Luxembourg's highest court overturned a previous verdict of a six-month suspended jail sentence and a €1,500 fine against Antoine Deltour, a French whistleblower involved in the LuxLeaks scandal on Thursday (11 January). But his former colleague and fellow leaker Raphael Halet's sentence of a €1,000 ...

Luxembourg's highest court on Thursday overturned the ruling against whistleblower Antoine Deltour, who in 2014 leaked documents revealing that the country had given multi-billion tax breaks to multinational companies, according to Deutsche Welle. Deltour had originally been given a 12-month ...
Upon its establishment in Luxembourg in the second half of 2018, the EuroHPC operational structure will also support a research and innovation programme to develop the technologies and machines (hardware), as well as the applications (software) that operate on these supercomputers, to process ...
Luxembourg's Court of Cassation rejected a verdict against former PricewaterhouseCoopers employee Antoine Deltour, who in March had received a reduced six-month suspended jail sentence with a fine of €1,500 ($1,790) in the "LuxLeaks" scandal. Nearly 30,000 documents revealed in leaks exposed ...
Meanwhile, senior citizens' holiday habits also appear to have changed. According to Statec, in 1995, five in 10 pensioners travelled, compared with two thirds (66%) in 2016. The most popular tourist destinations of Luxembourg respondents in 2016 were France, Germany and Spain. In 1997, the top three ...

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office has issued decision G 1/16 on the allowability of undisclosed disclaimers introduced into a patent claim. This decision confirms that "undisclosed disclaimers" in European patent applications are permissible under certain circumstances thus ...
M&G Investments is shifting its four UK-domiciled open-ended funds to equivalent funds on its Luxembourg platform as Brexit negotiations continue. All four funds are distributed exclusively to customers outside the UK. The transfer of assets is subject to fund shareholder approval. With a cumulative market ...
In 1990 when there were 158,642 people working in Luxembourg, the "Association d'Assurance Accident" recorded 21,287 accidents, with just 20,000 recognised. Despite some fluctuations in the intervening years, the number rose to just 25,827 in 2016 with 20,075 recognised out of a total workforce of ...
Bitumen use at a construction site. Global bitumen market size is poised to exceed $110 billion by 2024. Luxembourg-based bitumen dealer West European Group is setting up a bitumen manufacturing plant in Shimoni, Kwale County, IN a move that could potentially make Kenya a net exporter of the road ...
When it comes to securities lending, Luxembourg is not a headline market in terms of volume or market breadth, but it boasts other virtues that allow it to hold its own in the crowded EU marketplace. Compared to some of its heavyweight neighbours, such as Germany and France, who have an average daily ...
In an interview with Paperjam, Luxembourg for finance CEO Nicolas Mackel reflected over the five years since succeeding Fernand Grulms, saying it had been a "very positive, very rewarding experience. It's a very rewarding job. In my many contacts with international journalists, for example, there are very ...
Fund services provider Apex has agreed to buy M.M.Warburg & CO's Luxembourg-based Asset Management and servicing business for an undisclosed sum. Warburg Invest Luxembourg and M.M.Warburg & CO Luxembourg, which offer full depositary services and private equity depositary solutions, will ...
An Atlanta-based Dentons partner with a lengthy involvement in Republican politics has been renominated to an ambassadorship by President Donald Trump. On Monday, the White House renominated Randy Evans to be ambassador to Luxembourg. Evans, co-chairman of Georgia's Judicial Nominating ...
In 2005, many people were sceptical of Statec's claim that Luxembourg's population would reach 725,000 by 2055. We're now set to hit that mark in less than ten years' time. That is the conservative prediction. In the high growth scenario, the population is on course to nearly double by 2060. This is based ...
The lack of an embassy, trade office or country specific Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg prompted Paliy and her fellow board members--Arnaud Lumet and Maria Dobrostamat--to set up the Ukraine-Luxembourg Business Club. A Ukrainian association already existed to help out expats and promote ...
Food plays without any doubt a central role in Luxembourg and even more so on Christmas. It is not only about what is being served but also for whom what meals are prepared. Members of bigger families often run from one table to the next, trying to please every related aunt and grandma. When on a ...

Taxis offer a flexible, if more costly, option for getting home on the hoof but don't let that put you off, especially if you have car insurance with AXA Luxembourg. Under its Joker Taxi service, motor insurance customers are entitled to three free taxi rides a year within a 70-kilometre radius of their home, three ...
But that is not to say everything is rosy in Luxembourg. The number of drug users in treatment is the highest on record, with 150,000 contacts to drug support services recorded in 2016. New HIV infections among drug injectors have risen from 3.5% of the drug using population in 2013 to 9.7% in 2016, partly ...
This article aims to examine some of the key measures for international business and in particular for Luxembourg. Summarising a 500-page Christmas present into a 1 page Christmas card, while making New Year's predictions, is of course a subjective exercise, but hopefully the reader will approach this ...
In addition to the age and Irish link restrictions, successful candidates must be unmarried, living in Luxembourg for a minimum of one year, have never entered the regional festival or International Rose of Tralee Selection. They must also be available for Rose Selection events and, if selected, be available ...
... to play a sport for Luxembourg? Now could be your chance as Luxembourg hosts national trials for players to compete at the European Touch Championships. ... To find out more about playing touch in Luxembourg, email Luxembourgtouch@gmail.com or visit touch-Luxembourg.lu. Touch is a fast-paced ...
Luxembourg Charlote and Mister Owl's Great Adventure" was started as a family-friendly educational book two years ago by writer and communications expert Thomas Schoos while working for Binsfeld Publishers. "Often with ideas like that you wait for the spark to happen. You're almost there and there's ...
Delano, the English language news magazine for Luxembourg's international community, is available for €4 at newsstands across the grand duchy. Delano also publishes a newsletter weekdays, the "Noon briefing", covering the latest Luxembourg news and events. Plus, on Tuesdays, the newsletter ...
According to figures published by the national technical control centre (SNCT) in November 4,389 new cars were registered. The country's annual record was set in 2008 when 52,359 new cars arrived on Luxembourg's roads. To top that figure, a further 2,428 would have to be registered in December 2017.
Wednesday's event, organised by Indian Business Chamber of Luxembourg, aimed to showcase the extent and excellence of English speaking higher education in Luxembourg. "Luxembourg offers now a complete range for English speaking expats' children from kindergarten to university degrees" ...
Years 13s, Sacha Jose and Ihsan Khan, from Mayfield school, were selected to represent Luxembourg at the event held at the Law Society in Chancery Lane. To prepare for the meeting, the pupils from Pedley Road, Goodmayes, also got to meet the Luxembourg ambassador to the UK to discuss Brexit.
Both texts clarify the type of information to be disclosed, which groups will have access to the registers and sanctions that companies or trusts will incur if they fail to share information requested about their owners. The registers will concern entities which come under Luxembourg's legal jurisdiction.
Etienne Schneider, "the space miner", occupies twelfth place in the "Politico 28" list, released on 7 December 2017, in recognition of his efforts to turn Luxembourg in "an outer space powerhouse". The political publication explained that Schneider's interest in the sector began shortly after he first became a ...
Private R&D levels are relatively low in Luxembourg, and the part of foreign companies doing R&D is high compared to an EU average of 10% of total spending. Hein argued that companies investing little in R&D and these high levels of foreign spending are both related to the openness and the ...
... hikers will set out from the Kirchberg Vodafone office at noon on Friday for Steinfort, along with other colleagues and Antifora, who will walk with the aid of the Exoskeleton. The walkers will then split into four teams, each of which will cover different stages of the distance between Luxembourg and London.
The question of the month posed by TNS Ilres in November looked into why people in Luxembourg use platforms like facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and twitter privately. It found that 17% of respondents did not use social networks. Over half (55%) of all those polled said they used them to keep in touch ...
Having lived in Luxembourg for nearly two years (moved there for a job), I discovered for the first time in my life that Newcastle United is not just a local lads club. I had always maintained until that point that it was a club where if you were a supporter, you were either local or had a parent/relative with ties to ...
DP-CSV programme for the capital. News • Current affairs • 05.12.2017 • Martine Huberty. Library picture of Lydie Polfer, the DP mayor of Luxembourg City, speaking at an urban development conference in October 2016. Photo: Maison Moderne ...
Henry Fahman, Chairman and CEO of PHI Group, Inc., stated: "We are delighted to work with a group of premier experts who have successfully set up and launched a majority of bank funds in Luxembourg and believe that this structure will enable us to finance our own investment programs as well as assist ...
journalists Christoph Bumb and Laurence Bervard, who previously worked for daily newspaper Luxemburger Wort, founded Reporter because they thought there was a need for a new type of media in Luxembourg: digital-only, independent, supported solely by readers, and involving the audience in the ...
The Euro Meet takes place in the beautiful aquatic centre "d'Coque" at Luxembourg-Kirchberg. The facility has a 50 m, 10-lane competition pool and also a 50 m training pool as well as a 25 m warm-up pool. Luxembourg is a small country in Western Europe, it is bordered by Belgium, Germany and France ...
Pincess Alexandra of Luxembourg stepped into the royal spotlight this week as she joined Grand Duke Henri, on a three-day official state visit to Japan. According to press reports, the 26-year-old filled the role alongside her father since her mother Grand Duchess Maria Teresa has a profound fear of flying ...
Four new speed cameras will be installed in Luxembourg, with the first going live mid-December. According to a government press statement published on Thursday, a camera on the Micheville link tunnel (on the border with France) will be operational the second week of December. The opening is a few ...
The 2017 edition came to an end on Thursday as "Mo Bros", as they are known, shaved off their moustaches. The movement is embraced in Luxembourg each year by members of the Rugby Club Luxembourg. This year, members who posted on the Movember Foundation helped to raise over €2,000 for ...
Whether for their professional or personal accomplishments, because they are Luxembourgers making a difference abroad, or simply because they are impressive expats that have made Luxembourg their home, Delano and its sister publications celebrated them online and in print throughout the year.
Luxembourg think tank the Idea Foundation took a different approach to pensions in its latest study "Thinking about pensions" (Pensons Pensions), calculating the rates of return for every Euro that workers put into the system depending on the wage bracket. Based on the reality that 16% of earnings goes ...
finance ministers from Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal and Slovakia bid on Thursday to replace Jeroen Dijsselbloem as the powerful head of Euro zone finance ministers, the Eurogroup, ahead of a vote next week among the 19 countries sharing the euro. The president of the Eurogroup chairs monthly ...
For Luxembourg, the desirable range goes from 3 to 14 staff; otherwise it is considered as "underrepresented". In order to avoid underrepresentation, periodic competitive recruitment is therefore organised by the UN, together with concerned national authorities. This is also the way I entered the UN.
Born in Luxembourg, Marco Houwen grew up on a farm in Ernster. Today he is chairman of Lu-Cix, an internet infrastructure development organisation. Houwen is one of a number of personalities to be featured in the "Celebrating Luxembourg" series.
Luxembourg's transport minister has posted a video of what it will be like to travel on the new funicular, two weeks before it opens to the public.
Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel visited the Azerbaijani stand. The Prime Minister spoke about his participation in the Brussels Summit.
Two friends who are passionate about street art are starting their own nomadic gallery in Luxembourg. Read on to discover more about ...
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko held a welcome ceremony for Luxembourg's Grand Duke Henri at the Imperial Palace on Monday as the ...
Princess Claire of Luxembourg, born Claire Margareta Lademacher, looks like Kate Middleton, manages a winery, worked at Vogue and is a ...


 

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