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The EU will take Ireland to court for failing to collect $15.3billion in unpaid taxes from Apple

Last year, it ordered the tech giant to pay up as part...

Reuters

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Sweden, a high-tax country, has four times as many start-ups per head as the US

It has changed regulations to help new firms compete against big companies....

CityLab

Was the Brexit vote bungled? Why we should look to Australia’s juries

‘Let’s imagine you and I are arrested for a serious crime. We’re...

Every year, the residents of one Tuscan village act out their lives on stage together

Since 1967, the residents of Monticchiello have been meeting to discuss their...

The New York Times

British Columbia may ban corporations and unions from donating to election campaigns

The Canadian state, known as ‘the Wild West of campaign financing’, also...

CBC

Washington is going to try taxing motorists by how far they drive, instead of taxing fuel

As cars become hybrid or fully electric, the gap between income from...

Seattle Times

A Japanese city is letting residents allocate 1% of taxes to whatever they like

People in Ichinomiya choose up to three community groups to send their...

Japan for Sustainability

An Australian developer claims to have replicated a US$70million project in 57 lines of code

Police in the state of Victoria spent the money creating a system...

Medium

Detroit has appointed the US’s first Chief Storyteller

Popular local author Aaron Foley’s task is to change the narrative of...

The Guardian

Cash-strapped councils in the UK are turning to crowdfunding for big projects

The seaside city of Brighton has raised some $65k to help repair...

The Guardian

The UK is forcing big firms to publish how much more CEOs earn than the lowest worker

CEOs in listed companies reportedly take home an average of $6.8million, or...

Reuters