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28th May 2017

Ticker

Luxembourg changes tax rules for companies

Luxembourg's finance ministry announced on Tuesday the Duchy is changing its tax rules for companies, making it more difficult for multinationals to avoid paying taxes through international structure. Luxembourg was revealed in 2014 for having made sweetheart tax deals, and was told by the European Commission last year to claw back €20-30 million from Fiat. The ministry statement said the law was drafted after contacts with the commission.

Opinion

Nato needs a European 2%

Europe needs to take care of its on security, but not on Trump's terms, with the 2 percent of GDP mantra flawed as a model.

Column / Brexit Briefing

Ukip's last electoral stand

Nigel Farage's anti-EU party is unlikely to win any seats at the 8 June elections. After the loss of his charismatic leadership, the party is just a rag-tag of third raters.

Investigation

Fight Club: Russische Spione suchen EU-Rekruten

Sicherheitsexperten warnen, dass russische Geheimdienste Kampfsportvereine nutzen, um potenzielle Unruhestifter in Deutschland und anderen EU-Ländern zu rekrutieren.

EUobserved

Scramble for UK agencies paves way for Trumpian claims

The Spanish health minister this week bragged that Barcelona was “the best city”, had “the best building”, and “the best infrastructure” to host the EU's medicines agency post-Brexit.

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