EU court backs Britain on child benefits for non-residents

June 14, 2016 8:25 AM

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BRUSSELS – The European Union's highest court has ruled that Britain's can withhold some child benefits from foreign EU workers living in the United Kingdom.

The European Court of Justice said Tuesday that even though it amounted to indirect discrimination, it said Britain had a right to protect its finances.

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