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17th Nov 2017

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Malta is a tax haven, Green MEPs say

Malta is a tax haven, according to a study by the European Parliament's Green group. "The tax system in Malta is generous to say the least, with large companies routinely paying as little as five percent tax on their profits," Green MEP Sven Giegold noted. The Green group worries this will affect EU policy on tax justice, since Malta just took over the EU Council presidency.

Agenda

EU agencies and eastern neighbours This WEEK

EU ministers will vote on where to relocate two EU agencies from the UK, while later EU leaders will host six eastern European countries in Brussels. Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic awaits his verdict in the Hague.

Opinion

Mind the gap: inequality in our cities

Minimum wages, 'living' wages and a universal basic income are all part of the ongoing mix to find ways to reduce social inequality across the EU.

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