23rd Mar 2023


Ireland misses EU deadline for Apple taxes

Ireland has missed an EU deadline for recovering €13 billion in back taxes from Apple. The deadline passed on Tuesday, but EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the large amount made it "very complex" and the deadline was "not the most important thing". Apple is appealing against the Commission's ruling demanding that it pays the money.

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How much can we trust Russian opinion polls on the war?

The lack of Russian opposition to the Russo-Ukrainian War is puzzling. The war is going nowhere, Russian casualties are staggering, the economy is in trouble, and living standards are declining, and yet polls indicate that most Russians support the war.

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