News
Expatica's guides for all you need to know about: rss

Long-term expats will not be able to vote in EU referendum

17 May 2016 | 0 comments

There are an estimated 700,000 British expats that are not eligible for the vote.

TTIP: a proposed trade treaty in troubled waters

13 May 2016 | 0 comments

Will the ambitious Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, the world's largest trade pact, ever see the light of day?

EU case against Google shows contrast with US

13 May 2016 | 0 comments

The latest EU antitrust complaint against Google underscores a sharp contrast from the approach taken by the United States, which has largely taken a hands-off approach on emerging technologies.

'Game of Thrones': Five big questions for season six

13 May 2016 | 0 comments

From Jon Snow's vital signs to festering grudges over wedding dust-ups, hit HBO show "Game of Thrones" ended season five with more cliffhangers than a rock climbing convention.

EU omen? Schengen's European museum ceiling collapses

11 May 2016 | 0 comments

Europe's migrant crisis has prompted fears of the collapse of the passport-free Schengen area -- and EU leaders may hope a real-life collapse in the village it is named after is not a bad omen.Part of...

'Luxleaks' trial verdict on June 29: Luxembourg judge

11 May 2016 | 0 comments

A Luxembourg judge will deliver the verdict in the trial of two whistleblowers and a journalist in the "LuxLeaks" tax scandal on June 29, he said Wednesday.Judge Marc Thill made the announcement a day...

Police raids on Mulliez sites in France, Belgium, Luxembourg

11 May 2016 | 0 comments

Police in France, Belgium and Luxembourg carried out raids Tuesday on premises of the Mulliez distribution group as part of an enquiry into possible fiscal fraud, judicial sources said.The enquiry has...

Expatica Dating nominated as best niche dating site

Expatica Dating nominated as best niche dating site

10 May 2016 | 1 comment

Expatica Dating has been nominated as one of the best niche dating sites in the first ever European Dating Awards competition.

LuxLeaks prosecutors seek 18 months' jail for whistleblowers

10 May 2016 | 0 comments

Luxembourg prosecutors on Tuesday called for two whistleblowers on trial over the "LuxLeaks" scandal to be given jail sentences of 18 months, and for a journalist to be fined.Frenchmen Antoine Deltour...

LuxLeaks prosecutors seek 18 months' jail for whistleblowers

10 May 2016 | 0 comments

Luxembourg prosecutors on Tuesday called for two whistleblowers on trial over the "LuxLeaks" scandal to be given jail sentences of 18 months, and for a journalist to be fined.Frenchmen Antoine Deltour...

ECB scraps 500 euro note

10 May 2016 | 0 comments

The ECB said it would no longer issue 500 euro banknotes, amid fears the purple-coloured bills were favoured by criminals for money laundering and even terrorist financing.

Luxembourg reaches for the stars with asteroid mining deal

5 May 2016 | 0 comments

Luxembourg has staked its claim to the final frontier with an ambitious plan to profit from the mining of asteroids, the government said Thursday.The tiny Grand Duchy has joined forces with American company...

LuxLeaks whistleblower 'proud' to open up tax issue

3 May 2016 | 0 comments

The main whistleblower in the "LuxLeaks" scandal told his trial in Luxembourg on Tuesday that he was proud that leaking of thousands of secret documents had opened up the issue of tax avoidance in Europe.Frenchman...

LuxLeaks whistleblower 'shocked' by tax breaks

29 April 2016 | 0 comments

A whistleblower who helped expose the LuxLeaks scandal told a court Friday he had decided to do his duty as a citizen after he was "shocked" by Luxembourg's huge tax breaks for multinational firms.Raphael...

LuxLeaks whistleblower 'shocked' by tax breaks

29 April 2016 | 0 comments

A whistleblower who helped expose the LuxLeaks scandal told a court Friday he had decided to do his duty as a citizen after he was "shocked" by Luxembourg's huge tax breaks for multinational firms.Raphael...

Expatica Offers