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Pensioners in Norway have the Highest Standard of Living.

Norway, Switzerland and Iceland top the list of countries where it is best to get a retirement. This is shown by the Global Pension Index, compiled by the Natixis financial corporation. Reports BGNES.  The top ten also include Sweden, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The ranking ...

- Novinite - BG

Citigroup reveals Brexit plans to create 150 new EU jobs.

Citigroup has become the latest big bank to confirm expansion plans in EU cities due to Brexit. Jim Cowles, Citi’s chief executive for Europe, Middle East and Africa, told staff today that the firm may need to create up to 150 new EU roles. He said that Frankfurt is the first choice as the new EU headquarters of its ...

- City AM - UK

Luxembourg Adopts Space Resources Law.

The government of Luxembourg has passed a bill giving companies the rights to space resources they extract from asteroids or other celestial bodies.

- Space.com - US

Northern Trust won't cut jobs in London despite EU base move.

Northern Trust will not cut jobs in London after today revealing plans to set up its new EU base in Luxembourg. The Chicago-headquartered provider of banking and asset management services employs 1,500 people in the capital. Many insurers, asset managers and banks have already revealed the location of new EU headquarters in ...

- City AM - UK

Mangrove raises $170M for its new fund to invest in Europe and Israeli startups.

Luxembourg-based Mangrove Capital Partners, one of Europe's leading early stage venture capital firms, has raised $170 million for its latest fund. Mangrove V will be used to invest across Europe and Israel. The amount matches that of its previous funds, and was completed inside two months with 90 per cent coming from ...

- TechCrunch - US

Mangrove raises $170M for its new fund to invest in Europe and Israeli startups.

Luxembourg-based Mangrove Capital Partners, one of Europe's leading early stage venture capital firms, has raised $170M for its latest “Mangrove V Fund” to invest across Europe and Israel. The fund matches its previous funds, and, says the firm, was completed inside two months with 90 per cent coming from ...

- TechCrunch - US

Migrant Crisis: EU to Curb Rubber Boat Sales to Libya.

EU foreign ministers have agreed to restrict exports of inflatable boats and outboard motors to Libya in a drive to curb the smuggling of migrants, reported BBC.The restrictions will not apply to legitimate Libyan businesses, such as fishing crews, an EU statement said.It is not clear how the EU will check that such exports ...

- Novinite - BG

First week memories at Wimbledon 2017.

LONDON, July 17 — Wimbledon week one memories: Day 1 Monday, July 3 Mum's the word for Minella Luxembourg's Mandy Minella announced she was four and half months pregnant after losing in the first round to Francesca Schiavone, but...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Estonia to open world's first data embassy.

Cyber-savvy Estonia has taken yet another step forward in global technology, as the small Baltic state is set to open the world's first data embassy in Luxembourg early next year.

- The Daily Star - LB

Estonia to open world's first virtual data embassy.

Cyber-savvy Estonia has taken yet another step forward in global technology, as the small Baltic state is set to open the world's first data embassy in Luxembourg early next year.

- PhysOrg - NL

Evans Would Join Line of Atlanta Lawyers in Ambassadorships.

A report Friday that Dentons partner Randy Evans is likely to be President Donald Trump's pick to be ambassador to Luxembourg means the Atlanta Big Law community could get another alumnus in the ambassador ranks.

- Atlanta Daily Report - US

Luxembourg leads Europe with new space mining law

The small country of Luxembourg has become the first European nation to pass a space mining law, which recognises that private owners have rights to the resources extracted in space. The new law, which will enter into force on August 1, also establishes procedures for authorising and supervising space exploration missions.

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Luxembourg passes first EU space mining law. One can possess the Spice

Paves way for thousands of sci-fi novel prologues to come true Luxembourg's parliament has passed a law that makes it the first European Union country to offer legal certainty that asteroid mining companies get to keep what they find in space.…

- TheRegister - UK

Airbus stake in Mali mine, after zigzag, draws Swiss scrutiny

The Kodieran gold deposit in Mali never produced much gold beyond the specks that locals panned from this remote corner of Africa. Yet in 2012, the mine gained a curious shareholder: Airbus. The French aviation giant bought its stake in a round-about way, moving 15 million euros from an internal fund through a series of ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Sentinel satellite captures birth of behemoth iceberg

Over the last few months, a chunk of Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf has been hanging on precariously as a deep crack cut across the ice. Witnessed by the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, a lump of ice more than twice the size of Luxembourg has now broken off, spawning one of the largest icebergs on record and changing the ...

- ESA - FR

Why would Switzerland, S’pore, Luxembourg want to overthrow our gov’t?

YOURSAY | ‘They don't have an agenda except to ensure those breaking their laws are punished.’

- Malaysiakini - MY

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