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Transatlantic tussles: EU cases against US firms

The EU's decision to slap Amazon with a multi-million euro tax bill and take Ireland to court for not complying with a landmark case against Apple are the latest in a string of competition cases against US firms.

dateOct 04, 2017 in Business
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VW's dieselgate bill jumps on 'complex' US recalls

Volkswagen on Friday said it was setting aside another 2.5 billion euros to deal with the fallout from the "dieselgate" scandal in the United States as its efforts to recall tainted cars there proved to be more "complex" ...

dateSep 29, 2017 in Business
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Jail terms for French carbon trading scammers

A top fraudster behind a tax scam in France using carbon emission rights was sentenced to nine years in prison Wednesday as authorities press ahead with prosecutions over the 1.6-billion-euro ($1.9-billion) scandal.

dateSep 13, 2017 in Environment
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Iceland featured in FIFA 18 game

Iceland fans rejoice. The Nordic country's national team will be featured in the FIFA 18 video game, its football association announced on Wednesday, after reaching an agreement with the developer EA Sports.

dateSep 06, 2017 in Internet
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Cleaner diesel on the horizon

On September 1, 2017, new emissions regulations for passenger vehicles will come into force in the EU and Switzerland. These will plug the gaps in the existing legislation and ensure that diesel vehicles in particular become ...

dateAug 22, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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