The European Union is investigating claims that McDonald’s avoided more than €1bn ($1.1bn) in tax by exploiting a controversial royalties loophole through Luxembourg.
Britain’s economy will grow at a slower pace this year and faces serious risks from weak productivity and a troubled eurozone, a leading thinktank has warned.
President Barack Obama has led tributes to Dave Goldberg, the boss of Silicon Valley startup SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, who died following a freak treadmill accident while on holiday in Mexico.
There was an amusing but telling exchange at the press launch of the world snooker championship a little over a fortnight ago.
The striker's contract is up in the summer but he won't be returning to the club to train during the final weeks of the season.
The Conservatives have raised 10 times more in donations than Labour in the final week of the general election campaign, official figures showed on Tuesday.
Nick Clegg raised questions on Tuesday about the stability of any post-election deal with the Conservatives, saying he would never be a party to a government that recommended withdrawal from the EU.
Hewlett-Packard has unveiled full details of its $5bn (£3.3bn) fraud case against the founder of the UK software company Autonomy, claiming that Mike Lynch inflated the revenues of his business by about $700m over a two-and-a-half-year period.
Nicola Sturgeon has suggested Ed Miliband was bullied by the Tories into rejecting SNP support after the election, after accusing both the main parties of clinging to the idea they are entitled to a Westminster majority instead of embracing the multi-party election the public want.
David Cameron has been praised by a former member of Barack Obama’s cabinet for adopting an “innovative and effective” approach to business that has been critical in building Britain’s economic recovery.
Nate Silver, the statistician who correctly predicted the US 2012 election results in every state, has suggested there could be an “incredibly messy outcome” to the UK general election.