Ireland to challenge EU ruling on Apple’s $14.5 billion tax bill

“Envy across EU about how we’ve established so many HQs in Dublin,” claims minister. sci tech news

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Cook on EU Apple tax case: “Total political crap”

EC antitrust chief says disputed figures in ruling came from Apple. sci tech news

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Apple must pay Ireland $14.5 billion in taxes, rules European Commission

Lengthy probe concludes that Apple’s tax benefits are illegal. sci tech news

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US sends nastygram to European Union over alleged Apple tax dodging

Brussels’ officials once again deny accusations of bias against US firms. sci tech news

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Ambassadors Protest As Israel Continues to Demolish Homes in Occupied Palestine

Ambassadors Protest As Israel Continues to Demolish Homes in Occupied Palestine:

Eight ambassadors to Israel have written to the Israeli military accusing it of breaking international humanitarian law by confiscating shelters for Bedouins in the occupied West Bank that were paid for by European governments….

According to one diplomat whose government was involved with the letter, there had been “no official reply”. The source added: “We’ve had no response but through backdoor contacts it has been hinted that the demolitions will continue.”

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