Government Business And Finance

Leading Czech prime minister candidate charged with fraud

Oct 9, 2017

The leading candidate to become the Czech Republic's next prime minister has been charged with fraud involving $2 million in European Union subsidies

Amazon must pay $295 million in back taxes, EU says

Oct 4, 2017

The European Union has told member state Luxembourg to get $295 million in back taxes from Amazon in its latest attempt to get foreign multinationals to pay their fair share

UN regrets tax on aid to Greek Cypriots in breakaway north

Oct 4, 2017

The United Nations says it regrets a decision by Turkish Cypriot authorities to impose taxes and fees on humanitarian aid delivered

EU takes Ireland to court for failing to recover up to $15 billion in back taxes from Apple

Oct 4, 2017

EU takes Ireland to court for failing to recover up to $15 billion in back taxes from Apple

The European Union orders Luxembourg to claw back $295 million in back taxes from Amazon

Oct 4, 2017

The European Union orders Luxembourg to claw back $295 million in back taxes from Amazon

EU fines Lithuania railway operator over competition breach

Oct 2, 2017

EU anti-trust regulators have fined Lithuania's state-owned railways almost 28 million euros ($33 million) for breaching the bloc's competition rules

EU moves ahead faster on new future than on Brexit talks

Sep 29, 2017

The remaining 27 European Union nations will be coming up with a plan on a more integrated future even before they will allow divorce negotiations with Britain move toward brokering a future relationship

EU slaps truck maker Scania with $1 billion cartel fine

Sep 27, 2017

EU anti-trust regulators have slapped Swedish truck-maker Scania with an 880 million euro ($1.03 billion) fine for price fixing

EU lawmakers visit train linked to Hungary's prime minster

Sep 19, 2017

European Parliament members who oversee the EU's budget on Tuesday visited a three-station railroad that links three Hungarian villages and has close ties to the country's prime minister

European court sides with Italian farmer pushing GM crops

Sep 13, 2017

The European Union court has ruled in favor of an Italian activist farmer who has defied his nation's laws by planting genetically modified corn

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