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Levelling the field for books

Philip Jones considers the impact that EU finance ministers' decision to reduce VAT rates on digital books will have on publishers. Read more

'Brexit will have a major impact on the book trade'

Former Europe minister and author Denis MacShane outlines some of the effects that Brexit may have on the book trade. Read more

After the shock

In June 1975, ahead of the previous European Union referendum on whether the United Kingdom should remain in the European Economic Community, publisher George Weidenfeld... Read more

What next, after the 'Leave' win?

Literary and talent agent Diane Banks contemplates the next steps for the publishing industry following the UK's vote to leave the European Union. Read more

Keep calm and expect change

Philip Jones reacts to the result of the EU referendum and considers its impact on the publishing industry. Read more

Inside and out

Philip Jones looks at the impact that a Brexit may have on the book trade. Read more

The EU strait-jacket

Britain’s economic future would be better secured outside of the narrow confines of present-day Europe, says Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan. Read more

Bound books will not be included in US tariffs, admits PA 

The United States tariffs on EU exports will not include bound books, the Publishers Association has admitted, after originally branding the move “completely unacceptable”. ... Read more

EU copyright law passes final hurdle

The Council of the European Union has approved the EU’s new law on copyright, making digital platforms like Google and Facebook legally responsible for content... Read more

Trade welcomes new EU copyright law as MEPs approve reform

The European Parliament has passed the EU's new law on copyright as trade bodies hail the first major revamp of copyright rules in 18 years. ... Read more

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