The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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EC president accused of hypocrisy over Luxembourg tax schemes

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Margaret Hodge, the British scourge of corporate tax evasion, has accused the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, of hypocrisy and demanded he explain whether he personally authorised tax avoidance schemes that were rife in Luxembourg during his premiership of the principality.



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Cameron will pay the EU its billions; Ukip will cost him much more

It’s the 2.1 billion euro question: “Is Cameron going to pay the £1.7bn?” a London cab driver asked me last week. The answer, despite the prime minister’s angry outburst on the subject, is almost certainly “yes”, though there will no doubt be some haggling over the timing and over minor details.