U.K. Lawmakers Accuse Starbucks of Tax Avoidance

Executives from Starbucks Corp., Amazon.com Inc. and Google Inc. came under attack from British lawmakers who accused the U.S. companies of using complex accounting methods to reduce their tax liabilities in the U.K.
Calais Crisis Escalates as Leaders Seek E.U.’s Help
01:23 - Amid the hundreds of tents and make-shift shelters of Calais’ sprawling migrant camp, a micro-economy has started to emerge. Shops, restaurants and even a nightclub have sprung up, adding a shred of normality to a very precarious and often dangerous existence. Bloomberg’s Tom Mackenzie reports on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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