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Ireland is being tech-shamed, for good reason

"ONLY Facebook Ireland can respond to your concerns." That is the response you are likely to get from Facebook Inc if you accuse the world's biggest social network of breaching Europe's tough new laws on data privacy.

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Google and Apple see the ghost of future taxes

GOOGLE, Amazon, Facebook and Apple - or "GAFA," as they are known in France - are easy to group together in the European imagination. They are big, they are American and they have tended to pay relatively little tax, thanks to legal loopholes and a business model that exists largely in...

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Brexit property bargains are only for the wealthy

THERE'S a price for everything, even in Brexit Britain....