The Irish housing market is at last in some kind of recovery mode which is a moment for huzzahs if you’re selling and a moment for huzznots if you’(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker gives a press conference a week after the Luxembourg leaks. Photograph: EPA/Olivier Hoslet

Luxembourg’s government was taken by “complete surprise” by the number of files in a report last week detailing hundreds of secret deals that allegedl(...)

The probe into Starbucks is one of four into so-called sweetheart deals, including Apple’s tax practices in Ireland, which the Commission said may give the companies an unfair advantage. (Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times)

Starbucks’s tax deal with Dutch authorities may be illegal state aid as it allows the world’s biggest coffee chain to pay tax on a lower corporate inc(...)

The new Jeep Renegade is squat and stocky, but its interior is roomy enough for families

Owning an iconic brand must be very trying sometimes. If you dare to do anything new or different, a million people will take to the internet to co(...)

 Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna (right) speaking to Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem. Mr Gramegna was in defensive mode today

Luxembourg’s finance minister staunchly defended his country’s tax regime today, arguing that the tax deals revealed in The Irish Times and other m(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker is facing credibility questions  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The European Commission has said that its Competition division will continue to investigate breaches of state aid rules, but stressed that countries, (...)

Car makers’ fuel claims are saving them R&D costs but penalising drivers at the pump.

Car makers are lining their own pockets by not having to expend extra R&D money on fuel saving technology, and passing the cost on to the motorist(...)

For the European Commission’s new president Jean-Claude Juncker it is likely to be a difficult few weeks. Photogrtaph: Francois Lenoir.

The revelation that more than 300 companies channelled billions of euro through Luxembourg could not come at a more inopportune time for European Comm(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker rings the bell to start the first European Commission college meeting under his presidency yesterday. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The winds of change swept into Brussels this week as Jean-Claude Juncker and his team of 27 commenced their five-year term at the helm of the European(...)

The PwC office in Luxembourg: The leaked documents reviewed by ICIJ involve deals negotiated by PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, on behalf of hundreds of corporate clients.

Pepsi, IKEA, FedEx and 340 other international companies have secured secret deals from Luxembourg, allowing many of them to slash their global tax bi(...)