Thursday 16th May 2013 news

International business warning to the Belgian government…

Businesses linked to the large international sector in Belgium have urged the government not to mess with policy on tax, otherwise large businesses vital to the economy of Belgium could leave.

 

Cyprus and Luxembourg fraud investigations result in Belgium raids…

40 locations were yesterday visited in a bid to undercover possible fraudulent business model between the countries.

 

Day 5 of Brussels airport strike…

The advice: If you can, travel with hand luggage only. Part of the Swissport employment – a French owned company – have rejected an offer yesterday and continue to strike. 20000 cases are still stuck at this time.

 

INTERNATIONAL NEWS…in brief…

6 dead after tornadoes rip through parts of north Texas. More than 100 homes affected.

The European commission raids oil groups over the way oil price benchmarks are set.

Suicide bomber strikes NATO convoy on Kabul killing several civilians.

The UK foreign office has revealed it deals with over 1 million enquiries per year and assisted 50000 British Nationals last year. However among the requests for help were pleas for assistance with a noisy cockerel, where best to watch a soccer game, and from Sweden a request to check out a woman’s credentials who a man had met on-line.

 

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