Irish Government should make a clear commitment to bring corporate taxation out of the shadows. Photograph: Andy Wong/File/AP

There is something gothic about the Irish economy: ghosts, shadows, phantoms. For years after the great crash of 2008 its iconic image was the eerie s(...)

Google shopping: the tech giant is contesting its EU fine for favouring its own services over its rivals’. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Europe Editor Google has lodged its appeal to the European Court of Justice over the €2.4 billion fine imposed on it by the European Commission’s comp(...)