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European Union to Probe McDonald's Tax Deals With Luxembourg
McDonalds

European Union to Probe McDonald's Tax Deals With Luxembourg

The EU competition enforcer said McDonald's had not paid any corporate taxes in Luxembourg or the U.S. on royalties paid by franchisees in Europe and Russia since 2009.
EU Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Anonymous Payments Systems to Curb Terrorism Funding
Security

EU Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Anonymous Payments Systems to Curb Terrorism Funding

EU interior and justice ministers will gather in Brussels on Friday for a crisis meeting in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Bitcoin Is Now Tax Free in Europe
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Is Now Tax Free in Europe

The European Court of Justice ruled the virtual currency can be treated in the same way as traditional money.
Matt Clinch
Uber Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week
Uber

Uber Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Here's a breakdown of the issues the company is dealing with in Amsterdam, Paris and London.
Arjun Kharpal
European Court Rules That Commuting Time Is Part of the Workday
Commutes

European Court Rules That Commuting Time Is Part of the Workday

The EU's top court has ruled that, for employees who don't work out of an office, time spent commuting to and from worksites counts as part of the workday.
Catherine Clifford
Berlin: The Startup City That's Still Starting Up
Berlin

Berlin: The Startup City That's Still Starting Up

Whether in tech or art, entrepreneurs in the German capital are creating a bright, new history for their city.
Jason Fell
Traveling in Europe? A New Search Engine Wants to Show You Every Transportation Option.
100 Brilliant Companies

Traveling in Europe? A New Search Engine Wants to Show You Every Transportation Option.

A startup goes the extra mile to help travelers in Europe plan routes.
Facebook 'Tramples European Privacy Law,' Watchdog Says
Privacy Concerns

Facebook 'Tramples European Privacy Law,' Watchdog Says

The Privacy Protection Commission has launched a blistering attack after trying to find out more about the U.S. social media giant's practices.
B Corp Movement Gets Its Wings In Europe
Social Entrepreneurship

B Corp Movement Gets Its Wings In Europe

Nonprofit B Lab is tasked with issuing the certificates and looks at a company's contribution to the environment, community and employees.
Catherine Clifford
EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo
Search Engines

EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo

The investigation is expected to take place next year, but a strategy document has already been drafted.
EU Says Google Cheated in Shopping Searches
Legal Issues

EU Says Google Cheated in Shopping Searches

In another antitrust investigation, the search giant is accused of distorting Internet search results to favor its shopping service.
Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond
Apple Pay

Visa Europe Paves the Way to Bring Apple Pay Across the Pond

The London-based payment processing company announced a new 'tokenisation' service that allows customers to pay on a mobile device without credit card information being disclosed.
Catherine Clifford
Google Says 'Right to be Forgotten' Should be Limited to the European Union
News and Trends

Google Says 'Right to be Forgotten' Should be Limited to the European Union

In a committee report, the tech giant is putting its foot down about where people can be 'forgotten' online.
Nina Zipkin
Chastened Uber CEO Seeks Fresh Start for Ride Services in Europe
Uber

Chastened Uber CEO Seeks Fresh Start for Ride Services in Europe

Uber's chief executive promised to create 50,000 new jobs this year across Europe in cities that are willing to reach deals to help his firm operate.