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EU to remove half of tax havens from blacklist

The EU is set to remove eight of the 17 jurisdictions listed in December as tax havens. Panama, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Barbados, Grenada, Macao, Mongolia and Tunisia would be taken off the list at an EU finance ministers next week in Brussels, while American Samoa, Bahrain, Guam, the Marshall Islands, Namibia, Palau, Saint Lucia, Samoa, and Trinidad-Tobago would remain. German MEP Markus Feber called the new list "laughable".

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Polish backpedal on windfarms put EU funds at risk

Draft legislation in Poland aimed at relaxing some of Europe's strictest laws surrounding onshore wind-turbines has been derailed by a surprise last minute amendment, which could put Poland back on a collision course with the EU.

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More money, more problems in EU answer to US green subsidies

Industrial energy-intense sectors, outside Germany and France, will not move to the US. They will go bust, as they cannot compete in a fragmented single market. So to save industry in two member states, we will kill the rest?

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