Green MEPs have accused European Parliament President Martin Schulz of blocking the TAXE committee's tax evasion work to protect some of the politicians being investigated, such as Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem
The European Parliament yesterday (25 November) adopted the TAXE committee's report on the tax practices of big businesses in Europe. But Europe's work on tax evasion is only just beginning. EurActiv France reports .
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday (25 November) Europe's single currency will be at risk if the Schengen passport-free travel zone unravels due to member states reimposing border controls to keep refugees out.
Bank deposits within the EU up to 100,000 euros, no matter which bank or country they are in, should be guaranteed by 2024 by a European fund, the European Commission proposed on Tuesday (24 November).
Portugal's president named Socialist leader Antonio Costa as prime minister on Tuesday, ending weeks of political stalemate and paving the way for the first, if potentially unstable, Socialist government reliant on the far left for its survival.
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has team up with French President François Hollande in seeking a 'rapprochement' with Russia to fight Islamic State, described by both as the biggest threat to the EU.
Some 11 multinationals gave patchy responses to questions on their tax practices from the MEPs of the special committee on tax rulings (TAXE) on Monday, ending months of procrastination. EurActiv France reports