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Apple says $14 billion EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

17 September 2019, 3:06 PM

The European Union’s order for Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes to Ireland “defies reality and common sense,” the US company said on Tuesday, as it launched a legal challenge against the 2016 ruling.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves after a meeting with Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel in Luxembourg.

Johnson says he will obey the law but still take UK out of EU

17 September 2019, 12:48 PM

A law passed by Britain’s parliament this month requires PM Boris Johnson to ask the EU for a three-month delay to Brexit if a deal is not approved by October 19.

Britain says contours of a Brexit deal are now clear

16 September 2019, 10:25 AM

The contours of a possible Brexit deal are now clear so divorce talks between Britain and the European Union are at a crucial juncture, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday.

Visitors pass by the logo of Google at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech.

Google to pay $1 billion in France to settle fiscal fraud probe

13 September 2019, 8:08 AM

French investigators have been seeking to establish whether Google, whose European headquarters are based in Dublin, failed to pay its dues.

Merkel still sees every chance of orderly Brexit

11 September 2019, 11:30 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday there was still every chance for Britain’s divorce from the European Union (EU) to take place with a deal although Berlin is prepared for a disorderly Brexit in case that does not happen.



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