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

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Bankers to get EU bonus cap reprieve

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Bankers who earn more than $1.4m won the chance of a reprieve from European Union bonus curbs as regulators published a blueprint to implement rules on rewards for irresponsible risk-taking.

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We'll name and shame bank rate-riggers

The names of the U.S. and European banks at the center of a new interest rate-rigging probe will soon be named, Joaquin Almunia, the European Commission's vice-president and competition commissioner told CNBC.

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Cyprus Bailout 'Disaster' Risks New Euro Crisis

The decision by the euro zone to force bank depositors in Cyprus to contribute towards a bailout, a first in the euro zone debt crisis, could hurt other peripheral nations, the euro and the global stock market rally, analysts warned.

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EU plans to tighten corporate tax loophole

The European Union (EU) plans to close a loophole that allows companies to slash their tax bills by setting up offices in softer tax regimes, amid rising anger over the practices of multinationals such as Google, Amazon and Starbucks.

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