Belgium

Type: Country
Name: Belgium
population: 10,443,010
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 10 reports

France 'refuses austerity' as government reveals it will miss EU deficit deadline by a further year

The French government has announced public spending cuts of €21bn (£16bn) in its annual budget, while simultaneously throwing down a clear challenge to Brussels and Berlin over the economic management of the eurozone. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Hill tries to disarm Brussels doubters

Entities: Brussels
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 7 reports

EU rules low cost carriers, airports given illegal state aid

Two European airports and a number of budget airlines, including Ryanair (RYA.I) and Lufthansa's carrier Germanwings, have been ordered to pay back millions of euros in illegal subsidies, EU regulators said on Wednesday. The European Commission also ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Philip Morris tops NGOs' lobbying spending table

Tobacco giant Philip Morris was the company that spent the most money on lobbying the EU last year, according to data compiled by civil society organisations.Philip Morris spent about €5.25 million and petrol firm ExxonMobil up to €5 million, according ... [Published EurActiv.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 10 reports

Only Ukraine and EU can change trade deal, Barroso tells Putin

BRUSSELS, Oct 1 ( ) - An EU-Ukraine trade deal at thecentre of tensions between Russia and the West can only bechanged by Brussels and Kiev, the head of the EuropeanCommission told Russia's President Vladimir Putin in a letter onWednesday.Putin wants ... [Published Mail Online UK - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 22 reports

Apple faces record fine for illegal tax schemes

01.10.2014 12:37Apple is facing a worrying threat: a tax repayment order that could potentially run to billions of euros in Brussels. The European Commission is set to criticize Apple’s tax arrangements following a probe into whether the firm made illegal ... [Published Kazakh TV - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 4 reports

Grafton expands presence in Brussels

Building merchant Grafton Group has completed the acquisition of Brussels-based Gedimat-Ginion.The Belgian firm generated revenue of £3.2m in the year ended 30 June.Grafton said the addition expands and complements its coverage of the Brussels market ... [Published BullBearings - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 7 reports

Real targets in Apple’s EC tax case are governments

The European Commission’s tax broadsides against Apple and Fiat have put European Union member states on notice. Preliminary findings from Brussels accuse the Irish government of hatching sweetheart deals for the iPhone maker, and suggest that Luxembourg ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Belgium takes IS action

AOL.co.uk -Video - Belgium Takes Action to Bring Down Islamic State Network ... [Published AOL UK - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 4 reports

EU regulator pushes inquiry on tax deals

Reuters/File 2013Apple has long insisted it has fulfilled its tax obligations and has made no special arrangements with Ireland.BRUSSELS — Europe’s antitrust regulator is expected to provide fuller details on why it suspects Ireland and some other low-tax ... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 21 reports

Rebel group members go on trial in Belgium over IS recruitment

ANTWERP (Belgium)Belgian prosecutors accused 46 members of rebel group Sharia4Belgium on Monday of belonging to a terrorist organisation and brainwashing young men in Belgium into fighting a conflict in Syria.Only eight of those charged were present in ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

AWDC organizes four exclusive networking events in Malaysia and Singapore

AWDC annonced that it would organize four exclusive networking events in the framework of the Belgian Princely Mission to Malaysia and Singapore on November 22-28.During this mission led by the Princess Astrid of Belgium the following Antwerp Diamond ... [Published Rough Polished - Sep 30 2014]

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"We are very proud to announce the launch of our end-to-end solution with this iconic online retailer," said Michael Willoughby, CEO of PFSweb. "Moving on to the next phase of our agreement, we are well-prepared to support the United States Mint with our fully-integrated suite of services, and look forward to growing their retail sales program for years to come."
"Their focus on fundamental and applied research, and on crossing the boundaries between disciplines, results in new fields of inquiry and in transformational discoveries in science and technology. It is they who make Caltech what it is,” the statement said."
"We expect from Hill a strong commitment towards effective and proportionate regulation. He very well understood that the resilience of the European financial sector and its global competitiveness will be the key to succeeding in strengthening the European economy" Balz added
Hill assured them he was "not here as a representative of the CityCity of London" , promised to act in the common EU interest, praised his French predecessor and flattered the legislature

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