James Crisp. Freelance journalist in Brussels.

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Apple tax clawback violates Irish sovereignty, claims Dublin

The European Commission today (30 August) hit Apple with a €13 billion clawback of unpaid taxes in Ireland, but Dublin branded the move a violation of its sovereignty and both … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tech CEOs talk start-ups, investment & competition

Entrepreneur explains how he turned ‎€3,000 into more than a million for his start-up in just 18 months in the first of two interviews.

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Skype founder: ‘EU tech isn’t falling behind, it’s picking up the pace’

EXCLUSIVE/ European Union tech is no longer falling behind its international competitors, Skype’s co-founder told EurActiv. Instead, it is picking up the pace at the “best time” to be a tech … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

EU officials exposed in Ashley Madison hack

EXCLUSIVE: European Union officials used their work email addresses to register with online adultery site Ashley Madison, EurActiv can reveal. The no-strings sex site, which has the slogan ‘Life is short. … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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