Hot Off The Wires - 3rd June 2021
President Joe Biden has unveiled tariffs on UK goods worth £626m in retaliation for Britain’s digital services tax targeting the likes of Google and Facebook.
Handmade goods marketplace Etsy has taken over Depop, the second-hand fashion app, in a $1.6bn deal with an eye on younger consumers.
Sri Lanka is facing a serious environmental disaster after a chemical-laden container ship that has been on fire for almost two weeks has started to sink off the coast.
The EU has agreed it will force large multinational companies to publish a breakdown of the tax they pay in each of the bloc’s member states and in tax havens such as Seychelles, piling pressure on the UK government to follow suit.
Australia’s economy is back to its pre-pandemic size, after growing 1.8% over the first three months of the year and 1.1% over the past 12 months.
Which country invented Gin?