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29th Jun 2017

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Magnitsky's lawyer injured near Moscow

Nikolai Gorokhov, lawyer for the family of Sergei Magnitsky, has been badly injured. Magnitsky was a lawyer whose 2009 death in custody triggered a crisis between Russia and the West. Russian media said Gorokhov fell from the fourth floor as he and others tried to lift a bath into his house near Moscow, BBC reported. But British businessman Bill Browder, for whom Magnitsky worked, alleged that he had been "thrown".

EU mulls post-Brexit budget options

EU seeks novel ways to plug a Brexit-based budget hole of up to €11 billion, but income from fines, such as the one on Google, cannot be relied on.

Slovenia and Croatia reignite border dispute

Croatia said it would not apply a ruling to be delivered by the international arbitration court on Thursday. Slovenia appeals to the EU to pressure its neighbour.

Column / Brexit Briefing

Taking back control at home, not from EU

A year after British voters chose to leave the EU, "taking back control" from the bloc is firmly on the back-burner, as May government’s main ambition is its immediate survival.

Luxembourg not a tax haven, claims PM

The prime minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, maintains that his country had broken no rules and committed no crime when issuing rulings that slashed global tax bills for the big firms.

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