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Hungary should be kicked out of the EU, says Luxembourg minister

The European Union should show Hungary the door as its anti-migrant policies and razor-wire fences will undermine its values, says Luxembourg’s

The European Union should show Hungary the door as its anti-migrant policies and razor-wire fences will undermine its values, says Luxembourg’s

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LuxLeaks whistleblowers convicted but not jailed

Two French whistleblowers have been convicted in the so-called LuxLeaks tax scandal, but have avoided jail.

Two French whistleblowers have been convicted in the so-called LuxLeaks tax scandal, but have avoided jail.

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Tax leaks trial begins in Luxembourg

The trial has begun of a French journalist and two former staff of accountancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers who are accused of leaking details of

The trial has begun of a French journalist and two former staff of accountancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers who are accused of leaking details of

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Whistleblowers "essential for democracy" says LuxLeaks lawyer

Antoine Deltour is the man at the heart of one of the biggest scandals of the last few years. He is going on trial in Luxembourg accused of having

Antoine Deltour is the man at the heart of one of the biggest scandals of the last few years. He is going on trial in Luxembourg accused of having

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Trial begins of 'LuxLeaks' whistleblowers

Two former employees of the accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) go on trial today in Luxembourg along with a French journalist. Antoine

Two former employees of the accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) go on trial today in Luxembourg along with a French journalist. Antoine

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'Critical times' for EU say the bloc's founding members

Against a backdrop of deep divisions within the EU over the migration crisis, the bloc’s six founding members put on a united front at a meeting in

Against a backdrop of deep divisions within the EU over the migration crisis, the bloc’s six founding members put on a united front at a meeting in

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Polyglot or ‘polynot’: a look at language skills across the EU

Luxembourgers are the multilingual champions of the EU while the Irish, Bulgarians, Austrians and Hungarians are among the worst, latest official

Luxembourgers are the multilingual champions of the EU while the Irish, Bulgarians, Austrians and Hungarians are among the worst, latest official

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EU interior ministers discuss speeding up relocation of refugees

Speeding up the relocation of refugees, strengthening borders and fighting human trafficking are up for discussion, as EU interior ministers meet in

Speeding up the relocation of refugees, strengthening borders and fighting human trafficking are up for discussion, as EU interior ministers meet in

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Migrants: the first EU relocations leave Athens

Six families from Syria and Iraq have boarded a plane leaving Athens for northern Europe. They are the first refugees to be relocated from Greece to

Six families from Syria and Iraq have boarded a plane leaving Athens for northern Europe. They are the first refugees to be relocated from Greece to

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Luxembourg votes for no change to electoral role

Luxemburgers have rejected, by referendums, key changes to their voting rules. The Grand Duchy said no to allowing foreign residents to vote in their

Luxemburgers have rejected, by referendums, key changes to their voting rules. The Grand Duchy said no to allowing foreign residents to vote in their

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Activists look to take bite out of McDonalds for EU tax avoidance

America’s fast food giant McDonalds is being accused of setting up an elaborate tax avoidance scheme. Labour unions backed by the War on Want

America’s fast food giant McDonalds is being accused of setting up an elaborate tax avoidance scheme. Labour unions backed by the War on Want

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European Parliament shuns committee of inquiry into LuxLeaks

The European Parliament has failed to set up a committee of inquiry into the LuxLeaks affairs. Parliamentarians wanted to investigate how and why

The European Parliament has failed to set up a committee of inquiry into the LuxLeaks affairs. Parliamentarians wanted to investigate how and why

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Probe finds Luxembourg's tax deal with Amazon breaches EU law

EU investigators have uncovered the unconventional tax deal reached between Luxembourg and Amazon’s European hub. The probe alleges that the

EU investigators have uncovered the unconventional tax deal reached between Luxembourg and Amazon’s European hub. The probe alleges that the

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EU's Juncker sworn in amid ongoing tax row

Embattled European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has officially been sworn as the head of the EU executive amid an ongoing tax row. He and

Embattled European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has officially been sworn as the head of the EU executive amid an ongoing tax row. He and

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Altice buys Oi's Portuguese operation for 7.4 billion euros

Luxembourg-based cable TV and mobile service operator Altice has agreed to buy Brazilian Oi’s assets in Portugal. The 7.4 billion euro deal allows

Luxembourg-based cable TV and mobile service operator Altice has agreed to buy Brazilian Oi’s assets in Portugal. The 7.4 billion euro deal allows

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Europe Weekly: Juncker's Lux Leaks tax row rumbles on

In this edition of Europe Weekly: European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker breaks his silence on the ‘Lux Leaks’ tax row; the European Court

In this edition of Europe Weekly: European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker breaks his silence on the ‘Lux Leaks’ tax row; the European Court

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Top EU court rules against 'welfare tourists'

The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has delivered a verdict on a German case that may come as sweet news for EU member states concerned about

The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has delivered a verdict on a German case that may come as sweet news for EU member states concerned about

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Europe Weekly: EU's Juncker embroiled in blazing tax row

In this edition of Europe Weekly, the new president of the European Commission Jean Claude-Juncker becomes embroiled in a tax row after investigative

In this edition of Europe Weekly, the new president of the European Commission Jean Claude-Juncker becomes embroiled in a tax row after investigative

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Luxembourg's attractive company tax leaks tempt scandal

Despite all the makings of a global scandal Luxembourg is keeping its cool. Nicolas Mackel, the top finance official for the rich tiny EU founding

Despite all the makings of a global scandal Luxembourg is keeping its cool. Nicolas Mackel, the top finance official for the rich tiny EU founding

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Luxembourg fights back against tax revelations

Luxembourg has fought back against suggestions of wrongdoing after a report detailed hundreds of secret tax deals struck by multinationals

Luxembourg has fought back against suggestions of wrongdoing after a report detailed hundreds of secret tax deals struck by multinationals

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Luxembourg leaks: nation under spotlight over tax avoidance claims

Leaked documents have landed Luxembourg in hot water over claims of tax avoidance on an industrial scale. Reporters claim that more than 300

Leaked documents have landed Luxembourg in hot water over claims of tax avoidance on an industrial scale. Reporters claim that more than 300