Social scientists routinely promise confidentiality to those who participate in their research. They tell participants that they will not inform anyone else about their involvement with the research or they will not reveal ...
A new scientific review of the winter floods of 2015/2016 confirms that the event was one of the most extreme and severe hydrological events of the last century.
Ireland's opposition on Wednesday lashed out at a cabinet decision to appeal the EU's Apple ruling amid public support for the European Commission order to collect back taxes from the US tech giant.
Ireland's fragile minority government agreed Friday to recommend an appeal against the EU's tax ruling on Apple but said it was recalling parliament early to debate the issue.
Ireland's fragile minority government meets for crunch talks to resolve a stalemate on Friday after an EU ruling on Apple that has divided the country and undermined a cornerstone of its economic policy.
The European Commission's demand for Apple to pay Ireland some 13 billion euros in back taxes has put the country in the strange position of refusing the windfall for fear of scaring away valuable investment.
Take one set of European profits, one phantom headquarters and two companies and there you have it: Apple's recipe for avoiding tax.
Apple has to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion)—plus billions more in interest—in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant contributed almost no tax across the ...
Northern hemisphere sky-gazers are in for a special treat on Thursday night with a rare shooting star "outburst", which astronomers hope will not be marred by clouds and a bright Moon.
The recently launched Sentinel-3A satellite takes us over the United Kingdom, in this false-colour image acquired on 9 May.