The first meeting of the new Inner West Council in Sydney has been shut down after hundreds of chanting protesters refused to allow the council's administrator to speak. About 200 protesters, angry at the New South Wales Government's decision to merge Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville councils into one entity and the WestConnex project, drowned out Inner West Council administrator Richard Pearson during the meeting at Petersham on Tuesday night.
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McDonald's French headquarters searched in tax investigation
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French investigators have raided Google’s Paris headquarters, saying the company is now under investigation for aggravated financial fraud and organised money laundering. In a major escalation of France’s long-running enquiry into Google’s tax affairs, magistrates revealed on Tuesday that the software giant is suspected of evading taxes by failing to declare the full extent of its activities in the country Google Raided