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Ireland to appeal Apple tax bill

Ireland will fight an EU ruling that Apple must pay up to 13 billion euros in back taxes. At stake: A decades-old Irish low-tax policy that has attracted multinationals’ head offices at the expense of other EU countries.

Deutsche Welle

General Motors , GM

US car market boom faltering

The US automobile sector is struggling to maintain sales momentum, with most major car manufacturers reporting that they sold fewer vehicles in August, as reduced discounting kept customers from showrooms.

Deutsche Welle

James M Dorsey

US adds pressure on Qatar to move on labour reform

A recently published United States (US) State Department report on human trafficking provides Qatar with yet another roadmap to counter World Cup-related international criticism of its labour regime. The State Department’s annual review serves as a warning to Qatar, as the clock ticks on an ultimatum by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The ILO last May said that it …

James Dorsey