Denmark hits 1,200 former Uber drivers with additional tax

Denmark hits 1,200 former Uber drivers with additional tax

Denmark's tax authorities are demanding nearly 1,200 former Uber drivers to pay an additional $1.9mn in taxes for 2014 and 2015, after finding tax avoidance among close to all the drivers controlled.

Farrell boots Lions to victory over Crusaders

Farrell boots Lions to victory over Crusaders

Coach Warren Gatland admitted a sense of relief yesterday as a much-improved British and Irish Lions ended the Canterbury Crusaders’ unbeaten run 12-3 in the best performance of their New Zealand tour.

Vettel on pole for Russian GP in Ferrari one-two

Vettel on pole for Russian GP in Ferrari one-two

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel admitted it felt “fantastic” to lead Ferrari to their first front row lock out in nine years after he took pole position in yesterday’s thrilling qualifying session for the Russian Grand Prix.

Labour backs Trident after Corbyn dithers

Labour backs Trident after Corbyn dithers

Labour has moved hastily to shut down speculation that it could withdraw support for Britain’s nuclear deterrent, after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to leave open the idea that renewing Trident could be left out of the party’s manifesto.

LuLu cookery contest winners honoured

LuLu cookery contest winners honoured

Prizes and certificates were recently distributed among the winners of the LuLu Cookery Contest at the LuLu Group regional office on D-Ring Road, Doha.

Peerless Sexton guides Ireland to France win AFP

Peerless Sexton guides Ireland to France win AFP

Johnny Sexton made a sparkling return to international duty as he guided Ireland to a 19-9 victory over France at Dublin’s Lansdowne Road yesterday that kept their Six Nations title hopes alive.

Qatar Airways seeks to extend commercial links with Barcelona

Qatar Airways seeks to extend commercial links with Barcelona

Qatar Airways hopes to maintain commercial ties with Barcelona despite ending its contract to sponsor the Spanish champions' shirts, CEO Akbar Al Baker said on Monday.

Man jailed in Austria for murdering wife in Syria

Man jailed in Austria for murdering wife in Syria

An Austrian court on Wednesday sentenced a Syrian man to life in jail for murdering his wife in his homeland in 2011, after Vienna refused to extradite him because of the country's civil war.

Keeping Qatar connected

Keeping Qatar connected

As the country gears up to get back to business after the summer, for those of us returning to Doha or arriving for the first time, the investment in roads, rail and physical infrastructure that will help keep modern Qatar moving is inescapable.