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EU widens tax probe into multinationals: Source

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 01:54

The European Commission is widening its probe into how multinationals use countries such as Luxembourg to cut their tax bill, an official with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

EU widens tax probe into multinationals

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:52

Luxembourg is used by many multinationals including online retailer Amazon, building equipment maker Caterpillar and UK mobile telecoms group Vodafone. 

Amazon's Luxembourg taxes under scrutiny

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 07:42

European officials have asked Luxembourg to hand over documents relating to U.S. online retailer Amazon`s tax affairs in the country.

Juncker nomination a `bad day for Europe`: Cameron

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 22:03

The choice of Jean-Claude Juncker to head the European Commission marks "a bad day for Europe," British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday after bitterly opposing the nomination.

Juncker says `proud and honoured` at Commission nomination

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:41

Former Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday he was "proud and honoured" to have been named to head the European Commission by EU leaders.

Juncker named to head European Commission: Van Rompuy

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:18

EU leaders on Friday named former Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker to head the European Commission, in the face of bitter British opposition.

Greenpeace left red-faced after top official travel expose

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:37

Anti-carbon advocate Greenpeace has grounded flights for a top official after a media report fingered him for commuting by plane between his Luxembourg home and its Amsterdam-based headquarters, a spokesman said today.

EU raps Thailand on coup, cuts official contacts, accord

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 18:31

European Union foreign ministers on Monday condemned the military takeover in Thailand and agreed punitive measures to back up calls for an urgent return to democratic rule.

Russia must be in `no doubt` about Ukraine sanctions: Britain

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 17:29

Russia must be in "no doubt" it faces tougher sanctions unless it backs the Ukraine government`s peace plan and halts interference in the east of the country, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Monday.

Luxembourg approves same sex marriage

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 03:52

Lawmakers in Luxembourg, whose prime minister is openly gay, overwhelmingly approved changes in the small European nation`s legislation governing marriage that will allow people of the same sex to wed and to adopt children.

Cameron says can`t guarantee UK will stay in EU if Juncker gets top job: Magazine

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 02:00

British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned he would no longer be able to guarantee that Britain would remain a member of the European Union if European leaders elect Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission chief, Germany`s Spiegel said.

Merkel says Juncker should head European Commission

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 21:15

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Jean-Claude Juncker of Luxembourg should become the next European Commission president, succeeding Portugal`s Jose Manuel Barroso.