EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she had received no complaints from European Union members about state-aid investigations.

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager played down suggestions of fresh state-aid investigations against US multinationals, as she concluded (...)

Denis O’Brien, chairman of mobile carrier Digicel Group: “Apple played by the rules.”

Apple should not be punished for its tax arrangements in Ireland, Denis O’Brien, one of the State’s richest men, said after European authorities went (...)

 EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager uses an Apple iPhone. In August she announced Ireland gave  tax benefits to Apple worth up to €13 billion. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will get a frosty enough response this week in Washington. But one thing is clear, a few weeks a(...)

Visiting Washington today, European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is trying to walk the line - saying she is not unfairly targeting US companies, but also hinting that more investigations may be to come. (Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters)

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will get a frosty enough response today in Washington. But one thing is clear a few weeks after (...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker deviated from his prepared speech at the European Parliament  and omitted several passages that dealt with Apple and the Republic. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

The “biggest financial scandal in the history of the State” is what Independent TD Mick Wallace is calling it, and while that remains to be seen, this(...)

A second two-day stoppage is under way at Dublin Bus as drivers strike over pay. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

1. Dublin Bus services suspended as second two-day strike begins Up to 400,000 people will have their travel plans disrupted on Thursday and Friday a(...)

European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the European Parliament  on the state of the EU in Strasbourg, France. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters
Juncker tax speech not wisest move
  • Economy
  • September 15, 2016, 06:00

Jean-Claude Juncker’s annual “State of the Union” address was always going to be closely watched, given it was the first major policy announcement by (...)

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager was congratulated by MEPs for her decision against Ireland. Photographs: AFP/Getty Images

Ireland’s political isolation over the Apple ruling was laid bare on Wednesday as MEPs overwhelmingly backed the EU’s finding that the State had offer(...)

European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager: Will address MEPs this afternoon in Strasbourg on her recent state aid ruling against Ireland

European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager will address MEPs this afternoon in Strasbourg on her recent state aid ruling against Ireland, a(...)

 European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker: His speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg is expected to emphasise the EU’s ability to respond to citizens’ concerns over the issues of security and counterterrorism, building on his proposal for a European “security union” outlined in April.  Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker will deliver a keynote speech on the future of Europe at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on W(...)

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