Luxembourg Newswire (Page 8)

Luxembourg Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Luxembourg. (Page 8)

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  1. McDonald's May Be Next To Face EU Tax ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Sky News

    The fast-food chain's European tax affairs are the latest to face EU scrutiny amid claims governments have missed out on a 1bn. Magrethe Vestager said officials were considering whether an inquiry was warranted following claims by campaigners and unions of an alleged deal with Luxembourg that allowed the fast-food chain to massively reduce its tax bill on European sales.

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  2. Britain can't impose its agenda on EU - JunckerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... nor likely. Cameron fought Juncker's appointment as European Commission president last year, seeing the former Luxembourg prime minister as too federalist. Cameron forced an unprecedented EU summit vote over his nomination but lost 26-2. Juncker ...

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  3. Our goal is an EU army says Germany's defence chief: Fears country...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... in the development and the purchase of military equipment and bring substantial savings,' said the former Luxembourg prime minister. 'But a common army among the Europeans would convey to Russia that we are serious about defending the values of the ...

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  4. Airbus to file complaint in German spy scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    ... are here", although he did not know if German spies were active in the Belgian capital. Juncker, who headed a Luxembourg government that was brought down by a spying and corruption scandal in 2013, said he knew from personal experience that secret ...

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  5. Juncker on Germany's BND scandal: It is difficult keeping secret services under controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    ... they are very difficult to be kept under control," Juncker said. He obviously referred to the scandal with the Luxembourg secret services, who brought down his government in July 2013. An inquiry revealed that SREL, the Luxembourg state intelligence ...

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  6. Germany must shed light on EU spy scandal: JunckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... conducting massive Internet and phone data sweeps, including in Germany. Juncker himself was forced to resign as Luxembourg prime minister and call elections in 2013 after revelations of misconduct by the tiny duchy's own secret service including ...

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  7. EU's Juncker sees wiggle room to keep Britain inRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Reuters

    ... discussion was premature without clarity on what the new government in London would request. But the former Luxembourg premier voiced irritation at suggestions in Britain that he had ruled out all treaty changes during a five-year mandate he began ...

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  8. EU Presses Ukraine on ReformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Kiev's forces and pro-Russia separatists. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker arrived in Kiev from Luxembourg in the morning and immediately joined Mr. Poroshenko and...

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  9. EU ministers back tax avoidance clampdownRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Yahoo!

    ... Pepsi and Ikea -- had lowered their tax rates to as little as one percent in secret pacts with tax authorities in Luxembourg. The revelations, unearthed by a consortium of investigative journalists, were a huge embarrassment to Jean-Claude Juncker, ...

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  10. The Juncker Commission's hotel lifestyleRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    ... to this relocation grant. Juncker has chosen to live in a hotel in Brussels, allowing him in theory to return to Luxembourg from Friday to Monday. "It is more like a furnished apartment," a European Commission spokesperson specified. "We are a long ...

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  11. Court finds culprit for Luxleaks scandal: The journalist who broke the storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    Luxembourg charged yesterday the French journalist behind the revealing of the so-called LuxLeaks scandal that implicated the small European country in lowering tax rates for multinationals. "Today, the investigative judge charged a French journalist accused of being a co-author, if not an accomplice in crimes committed by a former PwC employee," the prosecutor's office said in a statement without naming the journalist.

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  12. Court charges Luxleaks journalist over leaked documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | EUobserver

    The French journalist responsible for breaking the Luxleaks tax avoidance scandal has been charged over leaking documents The French journalist who broke the Luxleaks corporate tax avoidance scandal has been charged with leaking documents held by accounting firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers by a court in Luxembourg on Thursday . The court did not name the journalist, but his identity was later confirmed by AFP as Edouard Perrin, who first broke the story in 2012 in a programme on the state-owned France 2 TV station.

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  13. EU powers under fire as migrant shipwreck horror revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Daily Times

    ... but it seems certain that many of them will have had friends and family who were lost in the wreck." At talks in Luxembourg on Monday, EU ministers agreed on a 10-point plan to double the resources available to maritime border patrol mission Triton ...

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  14. Jean Asselborn: EU member states 100pct fulfilling technical criteria ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Nine O'Clock

    Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn on Wednesday said in Bucharest that all the European Union member states that are 100 per cent fulfilling the technical criteria for joining the border-free Schengen Area should be allowed to do so, provided there is also political will. He said that as far as Romania and Bulgaria's accession to the Schengen Area are concerned, there is a small blockage and a key should be found to unblock the situation.

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  15. Denmark's Vestager takes on multinationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | BBC News

    ... in Brussels will be to tackle the "Luxleaks" scandal, in which top companies were given sweet-heart deals by the Luxembourg government to funnel hundreds of millions of euros in profits through subsidiaries in the Grand Duchy. Her boss, Jean-Claude ...

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  16. Striving for triple-A on social issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    ... during the global financial crisis in the majority of EU member states. Only three countries, Poland, Germany and Luxembourg, have managed to improve significantly over the past years. Social exclusion often leads to the disengagement of certain ...

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  17. MEPs approve EU investment fund, want more say on how money is spentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | EUobserver

    ... by the four committee chairmen before Monday's vote. Industry committee member Claude Turmes, a Green MEP from Luxembourg, called the deal by the chairmen "a putsch", because he suspects the EU commission has put pressure on the chairmen to remove ...

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  18. 'Darkest Day', 'Disgrace': EU Under Media Fire After Migrant HorrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Outlook

    ... hundreds of times," Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter wrote. In Britain, The Telegraph focused on the EU meeting in Luxembourg, saying proposals should include "immediate assistance for countries hosting the thousands of migrants". It also called on more ...

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  19. 'Disgrace': EU under media fire after 700 migrants deaths at seaRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... calling on the 28-member bloc to act once and for all. In Britain, The Telegraph focused on the EU meeting in Luxembourg, saying proposals should include "immediate assistance for countries hosting the thousands of migrants". It also called on more ...

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  20. Irish PM ordered MEP to drop support for EU energy savings fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    ... that he could not go against the EPP, said Claude Turmes, the Green's energy spokesman. Turmes, a senior MEP from Luxembourg, co-signed the ringfence amendment with Kelly. Turmes said that the EPP was plotting to overturn the amendment by pressuring ...

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