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Yahoo News
German competition watchdog wants 'big data' hoards considered in merger probes: paper An illustration photo shows Whatsapp App logos on a mobile phone in Sao Paulo
German competition watchdog wants 'big data' hoards considered in merger probes: paper
Yahoo News / Posted 16 hours ago
An illustration photo shows Whatsapp App logos on a mobile phone in Sao Paulo, Brazil, December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Nacho Doce FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The vast... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
German competition watchdog wants 'big data' hoards considered in merger probes: paperFRANKFURT: The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies shou
German competition watchdog wants 'big data' hoards considered in merger probes: paper
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
FRANKFURT: The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies should be scrutinized in merger probes because they have a big impact on competition, the president of the German antitrust watchdog told a newspaper. "Until now, markets in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
German competition watchdog wants "big data" hoards considered in merger probes - paperFRANKFURT: The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies shou
German competition watchdog wants "big data" hoards considered in merger probes - paper
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
FRANKFURT: The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies should be scrutinised in merger probes because they have a big impact on competition, the president of the German antitrust watchdog told a newspaper. "Until now, markets in... Read more
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Reuters
German competition watchdog wants 'big data' hoards considered in merger probesAn illustration photo shows Whatsapp App logos on a mobile phone in Sao Paulo,
German competition watchdog wants 'big data' hoards considered in merger probes
Reuters / Posted yesterday
An illustration photo shows Whatsapp App logos on a mobile phone in Sao Paulo, Brazil, December 16, 2015. FRANKFURT The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies should be scrutinized in merger probes because they have a big impact... Read more
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The Register
Virgin gives blessing to O2/Three mergerVirgin Media has weighed in to give its blessing over the controversial £10.5bn
Virgin gives blessing to O2/Three merger
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
Virgin Media has weighed in to give its blessing over the controversial £10.5bn proposed merger between Three and O2, hoping such a move would give it greater network access. The intervention follows a pledge yesterday by Hong Kong-based CK... Read more
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Evening Standard
Virgin Media is poised to step in as a rival if Three takes over O2Virgin Media today threw its hat into the ring as the potential fourth force in
Virgin Media is poised to step in as a rival if Three takes over O2
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Virgin Media today threw its hat into the ring as the potential fourth force in the UK mobile phone market if Hutchison’s Three were to be allowed to complete its £10.5 billion takeover of O2. The bid is in front of the EU’s competition commissioner... Read more
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Reuters
EU clears Western Digital acquisition of SanDiskA variety of SanDisk memory cards are seen with a Western Digital hard drive bo
EU clears Western Digital acquisition of SanDisk
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
A variety of SanDisk memory cards are seen with a Western Digital hard drive box in Golden, Colorado in this photo illustration October 21, 2015. BRUSSELS The European Commission said on Thursday it had cleared Western Digital's planned acquisition... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Three and O2 customers get price freeze promise after Ofcom slams mergerThree owner Hutchinson Whampoa has responded to recent fears about its take-ove
Three and O2 customers get price freeze promise after Ofcom slams merger
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
Three owner Hutchinson Whampoa has responded to recent fears about its take-over of Telefonica's UK network O2 with a series of pledges, including a price freeze. Hutchinson's Chairman Canning Fok said that a price freeze covering voice, texts and... Read more
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The Register
Three: We won't hike prices if you say yes to £10.5bn O2 mergerThree has promised it will not raise prices for customers if it is allowed to h
Three: We won't hike prices if you say yes to £10.5bn O2 merger
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
Three has promised it will not raise prices for customers if it is allowed to hop into bed with O2 in its proposed £10.5bn in an open letter hitting back at regulators' fears over the deal. In the letter, Hong Kong-based CK Hutchison, which owns... Read more
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The Register
Ofcom's head is dead against Three and O2's mergerOfcom chief exec Sharon White has decided to tell everyone what she really thin
Ofcom's head is dead against Three and O2's merger
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
Ofcom chief exec Sharon White has decided to tell everyone what she really thinks about the possible £10.5bn merger between O2 and Three – and it turns out the regulator-in-chief is not a fan. Hong Kong’s CK Hutchison announced its intention to... Read more
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Computer Business Review
EU to continue US multinational tax crackdown despite criticismThe European Commissioner for Competition has rejected US criticism regarding t
EU to continue US multinational tax crackdown despite criticism
Computer Business Review / Posted 5 days ago
The European Commissioner for Competition has rejected US criticism regarding the tax crackdown on US multinationals like Apple, Starbucks and McDonald's. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has indicated that the crack down on tax arrangements of US... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Ofcom chief calls on Europe to block Three-O2 merger, as BT pushes on post-EE acquisitionOfcom has weighed into the mobile merger debate with an intervention that will
Ofcom chief calls on Europe to block Three-O2 merger, as BT pushes on post-EE acquisition
Computer Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
Ofcom has weighed into the mobile merger debate with an intervention that will increase the pressure on Hutchinson Whampoa's plans to acquire Telefonica's O2 network as BT's acquisition of EE approaches completion. The CEO of Ofcom, Sharon White,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor: Heat is gradually building in multinational tax rowTwo significant things happened recently in the international debate on multina
Cliff Taylor: Heat is gradually building in multinational tax row
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
Two significant things happened recently in the international debate on multinational tax. First, the United States went openly on the offensive in support of its big companies, putting significant pressure on the European Commission in its... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cliff Taylor: EU move on Apple tax a core issue for StateTwo significant things happened recently in the international debate on multina
Cliff Taylor: EU move on Apple tax a core issue for State
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
Two significant things happened recently in the international debate on multinational tax. First, the United States went openly on the offensive in support of its big companies, putting significant pressure on the European Commission in its... Read more
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Calcutta News
U.S. miffed at EU tax probes into American companies BRUSSELS, Belgium - The United States is said to have lashed out at the high-
U.S. miffed at EU tax probes into American companies
Calcutta News / Posted 7 days ago
BRUSSELS, Belgium - The United States is said to have lashed out at the high-profile European Union (EU) tax probes into American companies calling them unfair. U.S. has claimed that the EU probes... Read more
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International Business Times
Biggest British multinationals paid little or no UK corporation tax in 2014 Most of the biggest companies in Britain paid no corporation tax in the country
Biggest British multinationals paid little or no UK corporation tax in 2014
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
Most of the biggest companies in Britain paid no corporation tax in the country in 2014, despite global profits of more than £30bn ($42.73bn, €39.46bn), according to a report in the Sunday Times. The likes of Shell, British American Tobacco, Lloyds... Read more
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Investopedia
Will Google and Apple's Tax Problems Affect Their Bottom Line?The moment of reckoning, as far as taxes are concerned, has arrived for America
Will Google and Apple's Tax Problems Affect Their Bottom Line?
Investopedia / Posted 8 days ago
The moment of reckoning, as far as taxes are concerned, has arrived for American technology companies' European operations. And, it is not looking too bad. Last year, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) agreed to stop routing its European sales through... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU accused of targeting US firms in fiscal deals crackdownA senior US tax official accused the European Union of unfairly targeting Ameri
EU accused of targeting US firms in fiscal deals crackdown
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
A senior US tax official accused the European Union of unfairly targeting American companies in its crackdown on fiscal deals that has embroiled firms from Apple to McDonald’s. Robert Stack, deputy assistant secretary for international tax affairs... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax dealDavid Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax deal
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission to examine the UK's controversial tax deal with Google. The Prime Minister again defended the agreement, under which the internet giant handed over £130 million in back... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax dealDavid Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax deal
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission to examine the UK's controversial tax deal with Google. The Prime Minister again defended the agreement, under which the internet giant handed over £130 million in back... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax dealDavid Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax deal
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission to examine the UK's controversial tax deal with Google. The Prime Minister again defended the agreement, under which the internet giant handed over £130 million in back... Read more
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Northern Echo
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax deal"I think the most important thing is to get countries to cooperate and I put th
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax deal
Northern Echo / Posted 9 days ago
"I think the most important thing is to get countries to cooperate and I put this on the agenda at the G8 in Northern Ireland back in 2012 so that we exchange information about who is moving money where and who is paying taxes where." Mr Cameron,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax dealDavid Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax deal
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission to examine the UK's controversial tax deal with Google. The Prime Minister again defended the agreement, under which the internet giant handed over £130 million in back... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax dealDavid Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax deal
Kingston Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission to examine the UK's controversial tax deal with Google. The Prime Minister again defended the agreement, under which the internet giant handed over £130 million in back... Read more
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Oxford Mail
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax dealDavid Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax deal
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission to examine the UK's controversial tax deal with Google. The Prime Minister again defended the agreement, under which the internet giant handed over £130 million in back... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Chri
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Christopher Pearce Spot on. Google et al broke no tax laws. Now paying token amounts for p r purposes. Won't work. Need strong new laws to pay like the rest of us. George... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Chri
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Christopher Pearce Spot on. Google et al broke no tax laws. Now paying token amounts for p r purposes. Won't work. Need strong new laws to pay like the rest of us. George... Read more
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The Age
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Chri
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Christopher Pearce Spot on. Google et al broke no tax laws. Now paying token amounts for p r purposes. Won't work. Need strong new laws to pay like the rest of us. George... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Chri
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Christopher Pearce Spot on. Google et al broke no tax laws. Now paying token amounts for p r purposes. Won't work. Need strong new laws to pay like the rest of us. George... Read more
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WA Today
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Chri
Rupert Murdoch is right, the tax deal with Google is 'token'
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
Rupert Murdoch says that Google's tax deal with Britain is 'token'. Photo: Christopher Pearce Spot on. Google et al broke no tax laws. Now paying token amounts for p r purposes. Won't work. Need strong new laws to pay like the rest of us. George... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax dealDavid Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission
David Cameron 'very happy' for EU to investigate Google's £130m tax deal
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he would be "very happy" for the European Commission to examine the UK's controversial tax deal with Google. The Prime Minister again defended the agreement, under which the internet giant handed over £130 million in back... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cameron: I'm very happy for European Commission to examine UK's Google tax deal"I think the most important thing is to get countries to cooperate and I put th
Cameron: I'm very happy for European Commission to examine UK's Google tax deal
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
"I think the most important thing is to get countries to cooperate and I put this on the agenda at the G8 in Northern Ireland back in 2012 so that we exchange information about who is moving money where and who is paying taxes where." Mr Cameron,... Read more
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techcentral.ie
EU Commissioner: Please ask me to investigate Google’s tax affairsVestager proposes new rules for preventing tax avoidance by multinationals The
EU Commissioner: Please ask me to investigate Google’s tax affairs
techcentral.ie / Posted 9 days ago
Vestager proposes new rules for preventing tax avoidance by multinationals The European Union’s top antitrust regulator is looking for an excuse to investigate Google’s controversial deal with UK tax authorities – and a Scottish legislator is ready... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cameron ‘happy’ for Commission to investigate Google tax dealMr Cameron again defended the agreement, under which the internet giant handed
Cameron ‘happy’ for Commission to investigate Google tax deal
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Mr Cameron again defended the agreement, under which the internet giant handed over £130 million in back taxes covering the last decade, as a “success” and stressed the firm was now subject to tougher rules. Asked on BBC Radio Scotland about the EU... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Kingston Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Streatham Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Bury Times
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Bury Times / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Gazette
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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guardian-series
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
guardian-series / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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This is West Country
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
This is West Country / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Gazette News
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Gazette News / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Bolton News
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin wants to see Google pay more UK tax in
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin wants to see Google pay more UK tax in future years A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport SecretaryA Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future
Google should pay more UK tax, says Transport Secretary
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 days ago
A Cabinet minister has said he would like to see Google pay more tax in future as Brussels considered demands to investigate the agreement reached by the internet giant with the UK authorities. Chancellor George Osborne has insisted the deal is a... Read more
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