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PwC employees Antoine Deltour and Raphael Halet, who revealed how multinational companies dodged taxes through deals in Luxembourg, were given reduced sentences.
Capital controls introduced in 2008 are to be lifted on Tuesday, as the country hit a record high 7.2-percent growth in 2016.
The German and Italian governments “have found a common understanding on the need for Fiat to take measures”, but an accusation of cheating still hangs in the air.
Benoit Hamon told a Brussels rally that Europe was breaking up because free trade and austerity had paved the way for far-right nationalists.
[Updated] The Netherlands' Jeroen Dijsselbloem faces calls for resignation after saying that crisis-hit countries in southern Europe spent "money on drinks and women" before being helped by others.
Tusk, Juncker, and Japan's Abe said they want a trade deal as soon as possible to negate protectionist push of Trump administration.
Greece and its creditors will meet in Brussels later this week to unblock negotiations needed for a new tranche of financial aid, amid concerns over the country's economic situation.
Gazprom's promises on EU fair pricing could end five-year old antitrust case despite difficult political climate.
EU parliament's negotiator to slash proposals for publishers' rights put forward by Commission.
The former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and German left-wing MEP Fabio De Masi want to know whether the European Central Bank overstepped its powers when putting capital controls on Greek banks in 2015.
The European Stability Mechanism should be more transparent and independent to eurozone finance ministers, says Transparency International.
EFSI and ESIF have more in common than just similar acronyms, but the two often fail to work together. Poland's launch of a new investment strategy hinges on fixing the disconnect between the schemes.
Only 19 countries backed the proposal to reform the EU's carbon trading system. Poland said it felt "fooled".
MEPs in the civil liberties and economic committees voted in favour of toughening up EU wide rules on tax evasion, as they gear up for institutional talks in March on the EU's anti-money laundering directive.
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A parliamentary commission will be set up to shed light on why Bankia and other banks needed to be rescued in 2012.
The European Commission gives Rome until the end of April to cut its spending. It also stressed the need for Germany to boost public investment.
VW has refused even a "gentleman's gesture" of non-financial compensation to its Dieselgate-hit customers, the EU's consumer affairs commissioner tells this website.
Athens agreed on budget cuts worth up to €3.6 billion and extracted some concessions from creditors, but the IMF warned the package might not be enough.
Amid protests in front of the European Parliament's Strasbourg building and after heated debate among MEPs, the landmark trade deal with Canada was approved with a comfortable majority.
Joint letter did not mention China, but China was recently in the spotlight in Germany on technology-transfers and is notorious for blocking EU investments in its firms.
The European Parliament is expected to give the green light to the EU-Canada free trade agreement, which would start being implemented in April.
Instead of injecting billions into financial markets with no significant effect on growth and unemployment, the bank could stimulate the economy by distributing new money into Europeans' bank accounts
The EU is willing to fight any attempt by the Trump administration to impose border tax on imports, says jobs commissioner Jyrki Katainen.
The European Commission has warned that "particularly high uncertainty" surrounds improved growth forecasts.
The EU-Canada trade deal, which is to be voted on in the European Parliament next week, cements the inequalities, political exclusion and favours to corporations that feed far-right groups in Europe.
Western European consumers have moved slightly away from buying diesel cars in 2016, but the Brussels-based car industry association does not think it is due to Dieselgate.
No "major battle" reported in final compromise that will enable people to access services such as Netflix or Spotify while on the move.
The EU's trade chief said the EU backs China in combating protectionism worldwide, warning that trade should not be used as a weapon.
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