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Apple Ireland tax scheme
According to a 130-page judgment seen by The Financial Times, the European Commission (EC) is set to rule Tuesday against Apple's sweetheart tax deal it struck with the government of Ireland back in 1999. The Commission is reportedly set to demand that Ireland recoup over 1 billion euros in back taxes from the iPhone maker, or circa $1.12 billion. “Apple will on Tuesday be hit with Europe's largest tax penalty after Brussels ruled that the company received illegal state aid from Ireland,” warns the financial newspaper.... Read the rest of this post here "European Commission to reportedly rule against Apple's sweetheart tax deal [...]
Mon, Aug 29, 2016
Source: iDB
Right on schedule, Blu has followed up last year's Pure XL with its latest affordable, feature-heavy (and unlocked) Android phone: the $299 4G LTE Pure XR. On its face, the XR version sports a curved, 5.5-inch 1080p SuperAMOLED screen with a (possibl... [...]
Mon, Aug 29, 2016
Source: engadget
Samsung's enormous, pen-toting Galaxy Note was something of a curiosity when the original came out five years ago -- unwieldy and built for a niche audience. Since then, big phones have become the norm, and the Note line in particular has become ever... [...]
Mon, Aug 29, 2016
Source: engadget
UK News
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We are asking Borough residents to take part in a public consultation on the Council Tax reduction scheme, the consultation closes Wednesday 24 August. [...]
Source: TWBC News
Tunbridge Wells has been crowned the happiest place to live in Kent in Right Move's annual Happy at Home Index, ranking highly for a sense of belonging, feeling safe, access to nature and green spaces, and friendly people. [...]
Source: TWBC News
Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery is proud to announce that David Clarke and Tracey Rowledge will be the Tunbridge Wells Cultural & Learning Hub Artscore Development Artists in Residence from July 2016 - June 2017. [...]
Source: TWBC News

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After kicking a deputy in the shin during a scuffle at her son’s trial, a Chicago woman is facing a trial of her own. Due to mandatory minimum sentencing laws, she may end up behind bars for at least six years and lose her social benefits. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Up to 9,000 refugee children and teens had been reported missing as of July 1, according to Germany’s federal police. The figure appears to have nearly doubled since the start of the year. Read Full Article at RT.com
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“Lucky” is a common name for man’s best friend, but this fortunate canine in Bolivia definitely deserves that moniker after an amazing near miss when a car flew over its head at a racetrack. Read Full Article at RT.com
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