The digital tax has become one of the most discussed ideas in tax policy in the past months. Last year, the European Union wanted to introduce such a tax, which would specifically target companies providing digital services. This attempt ultimately failed due to the opposition of multiple member states.
European regions with either secessionist political movements or political movements agitating for greater autonomy
In the 2017 edition of its annual Transforming World Atlas — which uses maps and other data visualisations to illustrate major global issues — Bank of America Merrill Lynch focuses one map on the growing secessionist movement across the continent.