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In Conversation with Lisa Burke
Lisa Burke explores topics pertinent to Luxembourg life with special guests who live in, work in or pass through the Grand Duchy.
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57. Divorce in Luxembourg - the male perspective
Lisa Burke explores topics pertinent to Luxembourg life with special guests who live in, work in or pass through the Grand Duchy.
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24/10/2021

57. Divorce in Luxembourg - the male perspective

Are there inequalities in divorce proceedings for men? Is ‘Résidence Alternée’ the default ruling for child custody?
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17/10/2021 (26m)

56. The American Women's Club of Luxembourg

With a host of activities, this club is a great way to develop a new set of friends, find your bearings and get involved with the community.
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10/10/2021 (21m)

MSF: Doctors without Borders

Dr Christos Christou, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières, spoke to Lisa about the vast range of work they do as they celebrate 50 years
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04/10/2021 (14m)

54. Meet the British Ladies Club

Luxembourg's British Ladies Club brings together an international community of women and their families, raising money for charities and organising events.
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26/09/2021

53. Luxembourg Fashion Week

Now in its third year, Sven Klees talks to Lisa about what to expect at Luxembourg Fashion Week, the concept store and its new location.
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14/09/2021 (25m)

The British & Irish Film Festival

Talking to Festival Director Geoff Thompson, we cover the effects of Covid-19 on the film industry, languages from the British Isles and jam making!
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05/09/2021

51. Want to become a volunteer firefighter?

Cédric Gantzer from CGDIS talks to Lisa Burke about the emergency services in Luxembourg, what they do and how to help.
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29/08/2021 (16m)

50. Sexting is on the increase

Chatting with Tim Pauly from the Luxembourg Police, we learn how to protect ourselves and our homes from criminals, from burglary to cyber crime.
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22/08/2021 (14m)

49. PISA presenter Olivier Catani

PISA is a show which explores science and history across Luxembourg, now available in English on RTL Today.
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08/08/2021

48. Let's enjoy science this summer!

School holidays can be the perfect time to explore activities such as science clubs and centres in Luxembourg.
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18/07/2021 (31m)

Housing - Role of the Ministry of Housing

"We have no immediate say on house prices, except for public affordable housing" says Mike Mathias, Premier Conseiller for Deputee Henri Kox
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11/07/2021 (16m)

46. Housing - Mortgages - what a bank looks for

Speaking with Sandrine de Vuyst from ING Bank, Lisa continues her housing mini-series.
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05/07/2021 (51m)

45. Housing under Destruction

Peter Kleijnenburg and Karin Waringo talk about the loss of Luxembourg's architectural heritage.
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28/06/2021

44. Housing - Fonds du Logement

Jacques Vandivinit, Director of Fonds du Logement, one of the largest social housing initiatives in Luxembourg talks about who can apply & what they offer.
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21/06/2021 (19m)

43. Housing - Buy to Let

Continuing our series on housing, here we discuss the net return to the investor after all the costs and taxes have been considered.
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14/06/2021

42. Housing Trends in Luxembourg

We've seen house prices suddenly hike year on year since 2018. Why? Will this trend continue? What are the effects of COVID on the housing market?
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08/06/2021 (37m)

41. Housing - how to buy in Luxembourg

Tackling one of the most topical subjects in Luxembourg - the housing market. In my first podcast of this mini-series, we discuss how to buy a home.
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09/05/2021 (38m)

40. Celebrating the Polish Community in Luxembourg

Pia Libicka-Regulska, Martyna Adamska and Gosia Kramer join Lisa to celebrate the centenary of formal relations between Poland and Luxembourg.
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02/05/2021 (37m)

39. Let's look at addiction with soft eyes

Esmée Chengapen, Sophie Seale + Drew Puxty lend their expert thoughts to the roots of addiction, necessary compassion for healing + lack of support in Lux
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18/04/2021 (43m)

38. The future of Medical Research in Luxembourg

Professor Dr Ulf Nehrbass, CEO of the Luxembourg Institute of Health, discusses new ways of thinking about disease and medical research.
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04/04/2021

37. Educational Opportunities: the Fulbright Scholarship cel

David Bernstein, Elisabeth Bloxam & Caroline Mirkes were all recent Fulbright alumnae to / from Luxembourg. They share their transformative experiences.
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01/04/2021 (33m)

36. World Autism Awareness Day - tackling autism with robots

LuxAI, a spin-off company from the University of Luxembourg, design social robots to help families with autistic children.
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28/03/2021

35. Longest running MBA course in Luxembourg

Sacred Heart University Luxembourg opened in 1991. Offering part-time evening classes and full-time MBAs with internships.
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21/03/2021 (40m)

34. Got an Idea Worth Spreading?

Aged between 12 + 18? Have an idea you want to share with the world? TEDxLuxembourgCity is launching an Education arm and wants one special speaker!
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15/03/2021 (42m)

33. Eating Disorders Part II

Dr Salima Aarab talks about the family's role in eating disorders, why they're starting earlier and how Luxembourg is growing to support these concerns.
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07/03/2021 (45m)

32. Eating Disorders are on the Rise

The global pandemic has seen a rise in eating disorders being diagnosed and there's no clinic in Luxembourg to treat people.
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01/03/2021

30. English Secondary Education Choices - Part II

We discuss the European Baccalaureate and Lycee Michel Lucius.
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27/02/2021 (35m)

31. "It's not rare to have a rare disease"

Rare disease affects more people than cancer and AIDS combined - 300 million people worldwide, 30,000 in Luxembourg.
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21/02/2021 (63m)

29. English Secondary Education Choices - Part I

Lisa explores the difference between 'A' levels and the IB diploma programme, plus the years leading up to that.
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14/02/2021

28. "Dialogue is the basis of success in business"

With so many organisations to join, why consider joining the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg?
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31/01/2021 (21m)

27. Leadership is Service

CEO of Maison Moderne, Geraldine Knudson, talks to Lisa about the importance of independent media & how important English media has become in Luxembourg.
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25/01/2021 (35m)

26. "The person you are trying to contact is not available"

And other stories from Cécile Somers-Lee: translator, voice-over artist, writer and poet.
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18/01/2021 (18m)

25. Accidental Americans

Lawyer Vincent Wellens talks to Lisa about 'Accidental Americans' and how it fits into a bigger picture of differences in data protection between countries
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11/01/2021 (16m)

24. Five Ts with Lynn Frank

Lynn Frank takes us through the winter armed with five 'Ts' to help our mental and physical well-being: individually, as a family and a community.
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10/01/2021 (0m)

Lynn Frank's Contagious Laugh

A tease to tomorrow's podcast with Lynn Frank of passage.lu. Her wonderful laugh is like audio sunshine to help brighten these chilly days.
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05/01/2021 (18m)

Linklaters Magenta on air Daniel Danso

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04/01/2021 (21m)

23. Bored? A competition, where everyone's a winner!

The National Young Scientists (Jonk Fuerscher) competition is now open (ages 11-21) so get your entries in before 12 February!
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14/12/2020 (23m)

22. Build Back Better

CEO of Luxembourg For Finance, Nicolas Mackel, chats to Lisa Burke about the importance of the financial sector here.
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07/12/2020 (23m)

21. It's winter - wear colour!

Florence Lemeer-Wintgens and Solveig Ellefsen are two ladies who dared to career hop 'mid-life.
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29/11/2020 (10m)

20. Be prepared!

"Don't leave it too late!" advises British Ambassador to Luxembourg, John Marshall.
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23/11/2020 (47m)

19. Jean-Claude Juncker: a political panorama

Jean-Claude Juncker's Luxembourg office overlooks the Gelle Fra war memorial and the city's silhouette beyond.
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16/11/2020 (40m)

18. Hatred is a contagious, destructive disease

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, nominated five times for the Nobel Peace Prize, lost three daughters & his niece just four months after he lost his wife.
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09/11/2020 (33m)

17. "There is no zero risk society"

Alain Kinsch, the outgoing Managing Partner of EY Luxembourg, reflects on life at the top, ambition and legacy.
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02/11/2020 (42m)

16. Learn what it takes to get into the acting world

Niharica Raizada was raised in Luxembourg to Indian parents. She runs her acting ambitions in parallel with her translational medicine life.
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26/10/2020 (27m)

15. Life and Law in Luxembourg - tackling the rental market

How much money do I need to secure a rental property? Can I put pictures on my wall?
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23/10/2020 (15m)

14. British Ambassador launches book for #LuxUKLinks

Want to learn more about what links Luxembourg to the UK? John Marshall has dedicated a lot of tenure to collating these stories.
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19/10/2020 (45m)

13. Luc Frieden - the leader that never was?

Luc Frieden served in Jean-Claude Junker's government for 15 years until his party, CSV, were ousted from power.
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12/10/2020 (22m)

12. Ambitions of an Iron Woman

Sophie Margue lives a parallel life: professional photographer and champion athlete. Talking to Lisa she discusses future aims and how she fits it all in.
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05/10/2020 (23m)

11. Reduce Reuse Recycle

Discussing plastics, recycling & a circular economy, Lisa Burke is joined by social impact entrepreneurs Leslie Maliepaard and Bernard Merkx.
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28/09/2020 (23m)

10. Changing Costs to Studying in the UK post Brexit

UK Universities remain a popular choice for Luxembourg students. However, costs will hike in the next academic year due to Brexit for some EU students.