Saturday

3rd Dec 2016

Ticker

Irish MPs endorse appeal against EU on Apple

Irish MPs voted by 93 to 37 on Wednesday to back the government’s legal appeal against a European Commission ruling that it should claw back more than €13b in taxes from US tech giant Apple. "The picture of Ireland painted … as a country prepared to play fast and loose with the law to gain unfair advantage, could not be ... further from the truth," Irish PM Kenny said.

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