Another 19 people who tested positive for coronavirus died in the Netherlands since Monday, Dutch public health agency RIVM announced. It brings the total number of fatalities in the coronavirus crisis to 43.
The tax agreements the Netherlands made with Starbucks are not equivalent to state aid, the European General Court ruled on Tuesday, annulling a previous ruling by the European Commission.
In the coming months the European Commission will negotiate with airlines from Southeast Asia and the Middle East to give them more landing rights in Europe, the European Transport Ministers decided. In return, countries like the United Arab Emirates and Qatar has to stop giving state aid to their airlines
On Thursday afternoon ING Group announced the sale of the last of its residual share in the insurance and asset management company Nationale-Nederlanden
After declaring the sweetheart tax deal between the Netherlands and Starbucks illegal two weeks ago, the European Commission is now looking into deals the Dutch tax authorities made with Microsoft, Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline and Kraft Foods.
The European Commission has found the tax deal between the Dutch tax authorities and American coffee company Starbucks unlawful according to European rules.