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Your article “Netherlands and UK ‘top choices for tax havens’” (26 July) is misleading at best. If you look at the biggest tax havens in the researchers’ list British Virgin Islands admittedly comes top but, at the heart of the EU and nurtured by Jean-Claude Juncker himself, Luxembourg comes second. Not an offshore island able to set its own tax rules, but a fully fledged EU country. Britain is not even on the list of destinations, and we citizens certainly do not benefit from such shenanigans. Where is the outcry about the EU’s role in this?
Nicky Lawson
Long Melford, Suffolk

• If Justin Gatlin has served the bans imposed for doping offences some years ago, why exactly were so many in the London crowd booing him for beating Usain Bolt in the world championship 100m final (Report, 7 August)? Would they apply the same principle to former prisoners – ie you’ve served the time for your crime but remain forever damned for it? Anyone heard of rehabilitation?
Norman Miller
Brighton

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