News · December

Gastronomy

How to make Boxenmännercher?

The Christmas festivities are in everyone's minds more than ever as the calendar reaches the middle of December. We have selected a few traditional festive recipes for you to try.

Here is a selection of traditional festive winter recipes for you to enjoy with your friends and family. Whether your preference is for sweet or savoury, let yourself be tempted by these spicy dishes, sure to delight any foodie.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend – our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends – the choice is yours.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our team have selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So have a seat – here's our list!

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Festivals and traditions

How do foreign communities celebrate Christmas in Luxembourg?

Every day, we give you an overview of how some of Luxembourg's largest communities celebrate Christmas. Today, we'd like to focus on our Portuguese friends.

Portuguese people gather with their family members for the "Consoada", in other words Christmas Eve.

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Culture

The village of Schengen - a piece of Europe's heritage

The village of Schengen is the first place in the Grand Duchy to have been selected for the 'European Heritage Label'.

La Commission européenne a annoncé le 5 décembre 2017 que le village de Schengen a été sélectionné par un comité indépendant d’experts pour l’attribution du "Label du patrimoine européen".

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Taxation

"Paying Taxes 2018" report

The World Bank and PwC have published the 12th edition of the "Paying Taxes" report, which analyses the complexity of tax systems in 190 countries worldwide.

In the latest edition of the "Paying Taxes" study, Luxembourg is ranked 21st out of 190, with a score of 87.37. The aim of the report is to gauge the complexity of the national tax systems for companies.

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Cooperation and Humanitarian Action

Cooperativa de Ahorro y Préstamo Tosepantomin (Mexico): wins the European Microfinance Award 2017

An initiative which honours microfinance institutions in developing countries

The European Microfinance Award was presented on 1 December 2017. The winner of the 2017 award is from Mexico: the Cooperative de Ahorro y Préstamo Tosepantomin, based in Hueytamalco, which is active in the south-east of the country. 37 microfinance institutions from 23 developing countries contended for this award, which this year focussed on 'Microfinance for housing'.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend – our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends – the choice is yours.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our team have selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So have a seat – here's our list!

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  • Updated 12-12-2017