Google to pay $140 million in back taxes in Britain

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Rabi’II 13, 1437, January 23, 2016, SPA — Google will pay about $140 million in British back taxes in a concession driven by a shift in how the Internet company will measure its success in the United Kingdom, according to AP.
The terms disclosed Friday translate into 130 million pounds, a small sum for a business as prosperous as Google and its corporate parent, Alphabet Inc. The Mountain View, California, company has about $73 billion in cash.
Britain is one of Google’s biggest markets outside the U.S., but the company has minimized its taxes in the country by keeping its European headquarters in Ireland, where tax rates are lower.
That tactic has spurred accusations that Google has been evading taxes.
Google says it will now base its British tax bill on U.K. advertising sales instead of just profit.
–SPA
02:45 LOCAL TIME 23:45 GMT
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Equestrian Club of Riyadh holds race

Riyadh, Rabi’II 12, 1437, January 22, 2016, SPA — The Equestrian Club in Riyadh held a horse race here today.

During the event, prizes were handed to winners.

The second round of the race will be held tomorrow.

–SPA
23:14 LOCAL TIME 20:14 GMT
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Nikkei jumps 5.8 per cent on ECB easing signal, oil prices rebound

Tokyo, Rabi’II 12, 1437, Jan 22, 2016, SPA — Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average bounced back Friday for the first upswing in three days, bolstered by a hint of fresh monetary stimulus by the European Central Bank and a rebound in crude oil prices, dpa reported.
The Nikkei gained 941.27 points, or 5.88 per cent, to end at 16,958.53 after falling 2.43 per cent Thursday.
The broader Topix index was up 72.7 points, or 5.59 per cent, at 1,374.19 after losing 2.8 per cent the day before.
For the week, the Nikkei fell 1.11 per cent and the Topix lost 2.02 per cent.
On Thursday, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi insisted there were “no limits” to what the ECB will do to meet its inflation target and spur economic growth.

–SPA
09:58 LOCAL TIME 06:58 GMT
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First Center in Middle East With Elekta’s Versa HD Radiotherapy System Begins Treating Cancer Patients

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