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Luxembourg court charges LuxLeaks journalist

Luxembourg court charges LuxLeaks journalist

23 April 2015 | 0 comments

Luxembourg charged Thursday 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...

Mother of austistic child develops 'universal language' app

Mother of austistic child develops 'universal language' app

20 April 2015 | 0 comments

A French woman has created what is believed to be the world's first smartphone application allowing people speaking different languages – or those incapable of speech at all – to communicate.

Pound sterling exchange rate outlook depends on UK election result

Pound sterling exchange rate outlook depends on UK election result

13 April 2015 | 0 comments

Your weekly currency update [Contributed by TorFX]

New app for relocating employees

New app for relocating employees

9 April 2015 | 0 comments

Santa Fe, the relocation and global mobility services company, announced the launch of a mobile app developed specifically to make it easy for relocating employees.

Huge Swatch collection fetches US$6 million in Hong Kong

Huge Swatch collection fetches US$6 million in Hong Kong

7 April 2015 | 0 comments

One of the biggest private collections of Swatch watches in the world sold for more than US$6 million in Hong Kong Tuesday, smashing pre-auction estimates.The "superlot" comprising over 5,800 watches...

Huge collection of Swatch watches up for auction in Hong Kong

6 April 2015 | 0 comments

One of the biggest private collections of Swatch watches in the world will go under the hammer in Hong Kong this week and is expected to fetch more than US$1.3 million.Credited with breathing new life...

Lisbon, Luxembourg rank Europe's worst for pollution fight: study

30 March 2015 | 0 comments

Lisbon and Luxembourg rank last in a test of how hard European cities are fighting air pollution, while Zurich and Copenhagen come top, an environmental group said Tuesday.Dublin, Glasgow, Madrid and...

Switzerland, Luxembourg plan to join China-led development bank

Switzerland, Luxembourg plan to join China-led development bank

21 March 2015 | 0 comments

Switzerland and Luxembourg are planning to join the Beijing-backed development bank AIIB, China's finance ministry said, the latest European nations to sign up to the multilateral lender which has drawn...

EU unveils clampdown on tax avoidance after LuxLeaks

EU unveils clampdown on tax avoidance after LuxLeaks

18 March 2015 | 0 comments

The EU intensified efforts to fight rampant tax avoidance by multinationals on Wednesday in its first major effort to counter the LuxLeaks scandal that poured embarrassment on commission head Jean-Claude...

EU seeks clampdown on tax avoidance after LuxLeaks

EU seeks clampdown on tax avoidance after LuxLeaks

18 March 2015 | 0 comments

The EU intensified efforts to fight rampant tax avoidance by multinationals on Wednesday in its first major effort to counter the LuxLeaks scandal that poured embarrassment on commission head Jean-Claude...

France's Hollande presses Luxembourg on tax avoidance

France's Hollande presses Luxembourg on tax avoidance

6 March 2015 | 0 comments

French President Francois Hollande urged Luxembourg on Friday to "go as far as possible" in tackling tax avoidance in the wake of the Luxleaks scandal.Investigative journalists last year found top international...

EU court bans France, Luxembourg e-book tax cuts

EU court bans France, Luxembourg e-book tax cuts

5 March 2015 | 0 comments

France and Luxembourg must stop applying lower sales tax rates to electronic or e-books, the EU's highest court ruled Thursday.The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, took legal action against...

ECB unveils new 20-euro banknote

ECB unveils new 20-euro banknote

25 February 2015 | 0 comments

The ECB is gradually phasing in new banknotes to replace those in circulation since the euro became a physical currency in January 2002.

EU parliament approves LuxLeaks tax probe

EU parliament approves LuxLeaks tax probe

12 February 2015 | 0 comments

EU lawmakers approved a probe Thursday into suspect tax breaks that critics said had been watered down, as the Luxleaks scandal continues to dog current European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.The...

British lawmakers accuse PwC of promoting tax avoidance

British lawmakers accuse PwC of promoting tax avoidance

6 February 2015 | 0 comments

British lawmakers accused major accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers of promoting "tax avoidance on an industrial scale" on Friday in an investigation called in the wake of the so-called Luxleaks scandal.The...

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