Tuesday

21st Feb 2017

Ticker

Greece plans lower corporate tax to spur growth

When the Eurogroup meets on 5 May, Greece is set to ask its eurozone partners for permission to gradually reduce corporation tax rates, Kathimerini reports. The proposal is part of a bigger long-term growth plan agreed on Tuesday by the two coalition parties New Democracy and PASOK.

French police raid Le Pen's party office

Officers raid the National Front headquarters near Paris over allegations that leader Marine Le Pen used fake EU parliament contracts to pay her personal staff.

News in Brief

  1. Poland rejects EU criticism of court changes
  2. German nationalist leader met with Putin allies in Moscow
  3. German housing market overheated, says Bundesbank
  4. France invites three EU leaders for Versailles summit in March
  5. Greece agrees on new bailout reforms
  6. EU commission denies Juncker resignation rumour
  7. US "strongly committed" to cooperation with EU, says vice-president
  8. Wilders pulls out of second Dutch election TV debate

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