Thursday

21st Sep 2017

Ticker

Ireland to appeal in Apple tax case

Ireland will lodge on Thursday an appeal to the European Court of Justice against the European Commission's decision to force Apple to hand over €13 billion in unpaid taxes to the Irish state, the country's finance minister Michael Noonan told MEPs on Tuesday. Ireland has opposed the commission's decision because it puts into question its business-friendly corporate tax policy.

Asylum seekers create EU 'limbo' nation

The number of asylum seekers "in limbo" in the EU is likely to be greater than the combined populations of Cyprus and Malta, estimates indicate.

EU hopes for clarity on Brexit payments

May to give first major speech on Brexit since notifying EU that the UK was leaving. Negotiations have stalled, but she could revive them with a financial offer.

News in Brief

  1. Le Pen's right-hand man leaves National Front
  2. Spanish PM calls on Catalan leaders to 'stop escalation'
  3. Dutch government to appeal Srebrenica ruling
  4. Verhofstadt: Northern Ireland could stay in single market
  5. Catalan leader decries Spanish government intervention
  6. Hungary set for fresh campaign against public enemy Soros
  7. Iceland's PM leads in polls ahead of October elections
  8. Erdogan demands Iraqi Kurds cancel referendum

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