Google has made several attempts to settle the case since the EU opened a formal investigation in 2010, but none have been accepted. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

European Union MEPs seeking to combat what they consider anti-competitive behaviour by Google are considering calling for the breaking up of compan(...)

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(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker is under intense pressure to make clear his position on the tax deals

The new European Commission president, Luxembourg’s Jean-Claude Juncker, took political responsibility for his country’s tax practices on Wednesday, s(...)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker: cancelled planned appearance with Jacques Delors yesterday.  Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Five days into his new job as European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker’s honeymoon in the job ended yesterday, following the revelation t(...)

 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, (...)

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(...)

State-aid inquiries: outgoing EU competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia at a news conference at the EU Commission on the corporate taxation of Amazon in Luxembourg. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Within 30 minutes of Minister for Finance Michael Noonan announcing the end of the “double Irish” tax loophole in Tuesday’s budget, the European Un(...)

Outgoing  European Commissioner for Competition Joaquin Almunia gives a news conference on state aid. Photograph: EPA/Olivier Hoslet

Outgoing EU competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia refused to rule out further EU investigations into tax deals offered by Ireland to multinational(...)

Australian media magnante Rupert Murdoch at the US Open Tennis Championship last month. Photograh: Andrew Gombert/EPA

Google hit back at News Corp for calling it a platform for piracy and an “unaccountable bureaucracy,” in a point-by-point rebuttal that stressed the I(...)

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