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Germany cautious on EU tech tax as France adds 'sunset clause'

Sep 10, 2018

Germany cautious on EU tech tax as France adds 'sunset clause'

A European Union tax overhaul to raise levies on large digital firms needs a thorough debate, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said Saturday, although he maintained that an agreement could still be found by the end of the year. Under a proposal from the European ...

Ryanair strikes widen as German pilots vote for stoppages

Jul 31, 2018

Ryanair strikes widen as German pilots vote for stoppages

German pilots working for Ryanair have overwhelmingly voted to strike as they push for collective labor agreements at Europe's largest low-cost carrier, their union said on Monday, adding to Ryanair's recent strike woes. Ryanair management had met with the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilot union in ...

EU puts May's Brexit blueprint in peril

/ Jul 28, 2018

EU puts May's Brexit blueprint in peril

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces being hobbled by the EU's rejection of key planks of her departure plan, stoking fears of a "hard Brexit" as calls grow for a second referendum. No sooner had May secured support for her "Chequers plan" — which cost ...