OECD could persuade UK to drop digital tax – and thereby avoid US threats | Nils Pratley

Joining France in delaying tax would be a manifesto U-turn by Javid, but not a screeching oneHere’s a ladder, Mr Javid, would you like to climb down? That was not, obviously, how the head of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development pi…

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UN experts demand US inquiry into Jeff Bezos Saudi hacking claims

‘Grave concern’ expressed at evidence of possible ‘effort to silence Washington Post’Amazon boss’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi crown prince’The Saudi heir and the alleged plot to undermine BezosUN experts are demanding an immediate investigation by the US i…

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Jeff Bezos hack: Amazon boss’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi crown prince’

Exclusive: investigation suggests Washington Post owner was targeted five months before murder of Jamal KhashoggiRevealed: the Saudi heir and the alleged plot to undermine Jeff BezosThe Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos had his mobile phone “hacked” in 201…

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France poised to drop plan to tax tech giants amid signs of US deal

Talks in Davos raise hope of agreement to find multilateral solution to taxing digital firmsFrance is poised to announce on Wednesday that it is dropping its go-it-alone plan to tax big US tech companies in exchange for Washington’s agreement to press …

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