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15th Apr 2024

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Draft EU tax laws target big firms

The European Commission is to propose a "mandatory" tax base for companies with a total group revenue that exceeds €750 million a year, according to Reuters. The news agency, which has seen a copy of the draft proposal, reports that the plan will help plug a gap that allows for corporate tax avoidance.

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UK-EU deal on Gibraltar only 'weeks away'

EU and UK negotiators said that a new post-Brexit settlement for Gibraltar was just weeks away from completion following four-way talks in Brussels on Friday (12 April).

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Calling time on Amazon's monopolism and exploitation

As Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos just reclaimed the title of the richest person on Earth, its workers cannot even take a bathroom break under the pressure of meeting inhumane performance targets.

Resist backlash on deforestation law, green groups tell EU

European environmental groups have urged the EU Commission to stand firm on implementing the bloc's landmark anti-deforestation legislation — despite a backlash from governments in South America, Africa and some EU ministers.

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