"To rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police, in a fevered parliamentary atmosphere, serves neither justice nor our national security"
British opposition Labour leader
""You know, I really believe, you don't know until you test it. But I think I really believe I'd run in even if I didn't have a weapon.""
""We're going to continue to fully cooperate. Out of respect for the special counsel, we're not going to comment. For any specific questions about the Trump Organization, I'd refer you there.""
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Press Secretary
"All Syrians are now hostages to one group or another, and it is the people who pay the highest price."
"The prospect of a political alliance with Turkey through accession has entirely vanished under Erdoğan. But that does not mean that the EU should do nothing."
Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe
""London has still not provided the Russian side with any details or information that could shed at least some light on what happened"."
Spokeswoman, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
""I tried to escape, but I couldn't. I witnessed an entire family getting killed in front of me by an air strike. So, I had to go back with my family to the basement.""
""The ambitions of one person should not be more important than the destiny of our country, which is threatened by chaos.""
Prime Minister of Slovakia
The Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
60-year-old technocrat Alexei Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking Russian official to be arrested while in office since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Police have raided Spanish bank Santander's headquarters in Madrid as part of an investigation into possible tax evasion.
Over recent years after the 2008 financial crisis the some of the world’s biggest banks paid billions in fines for helping wealthy clients evade
How a year-long investigation by some 370 journalists from nearly 80 countries unveiled the secret financial dealings of the world's rich and powerful.
Lula da Silva has been freed after being questioned as part of a probe into claims of bribery and money laundering
Investigators are looking into claims that Lula benefited from illegal kickbacks at the state oil company Petrobras
The first day of a historic trial has drawn to a close. Princess Cristina has become the first member of the Spanish royal family to face criminal
Previously reported as missing, one of China’s richest businessmen has been detained by police. Guo Guangchang, the Chairman of Fosun International
Interpol, has suspended a joint programme on fighting corruption with Fifa. The international police agency is freezing the 20 million euros donated
German police have raided Deutsche Bank’s offices in Frankfurt looking for evidence of alleged wrongdoing in client securities transactions.
Shares in Deutsche Bank have jumped just one day after the German banking giant’s two Chief Executive Officer’s resigned.
Anshu Jain and Jürgen
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been avoiding scheduled appearances in Switzerland, as world football’s governing body is gripped by another
Former Citigroup and UBS trader, 35-year-old Tom Hayes, has gone on trial in London for his alleged role in the Libor exchange rate fixing
Britain’s RBS, 80% owned by the government, say it expects to settle with US regulators investigating alleged foreign exchange fraud and has upped
HSBC has been placed under formal criminal investigation by French magistrates over allegations its Swiss private bank helped customers dodge
Apple may be about to be taken to court in Italy after investigators concluded a probe into whether or not the US tech giant dodged 879 million euros
Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu is reportedly set to be investigated over claims of fiscal fraud in the ongoing case surrounding the deal to
FIFA has decided to release the World Cup bidding corruption report in full after the Executive Committee voted unanimously to make the document
A tax deal between the world’s biggest coffee chain, Starbucks, and the Netherlands may be illegal, EU competition regulators are saying.