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Brazil's former finance minister is arrested

Observers say it is a sign that a sweeping corruption investigation is closing in on the inner circle of the leftist Workers Party leadership, who ran the South American country for 13 years.

Observers say it is a sign that a sweeping corruption investigation is closing in on the inner circle of the leftist Workers Party leadership, who ran the South American country for 13 years.

Europe

Ex-EU official Kroes under pressure over Bahamas directorship

Just two months after its former president joined Goldman Sachs, the European Commission has been caught up in another corporate scandal.

Just two months after its former president joined Goldman Sachs, the European Commission has been caught up in another corporate scandal.

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Former EU commissioner Neelie Kroes fails to declare directorship of offshore firm

A fresh leak of tax haven data has named former European commissioner Neelie Kroes as having failed to declare her directorship of an offshore firm in the Bahamas while in…

A fresh leak of tax haven data has named former European commissioner Neelie Kroes as having failed to declare her directorship of an offshore firm in the Bahamas while in…

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LuxLeaks whistleblowers convicted but not jailed

Two French whistleblowers have been convicted in the so-called LuxLeaks tax scandal, but have avoided jail.

Two French whistleblowers have been convicted in the so-called LuxLeaks tax scandal, but have avoided jail.

Sport

FIFA lawyers accuse Blatter, Valcke and Kattner of profiteering

Lawyers acting for FIFA claim disgraced former president Sepp Blatter, ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke and his former deputy Markus Kattner wrongly profited by some 70 million euros over the past f

Lawyers acting for FIFA claim disgraced former president Sepp Blatter, ex-secretary general Jerome Valcke and his former deputy Markus Kattner wrongly profited by some 70 million euros over the past f

Business

Santander's Madrid HQ raided in tax evasion probe

Police have raided Spanish bank Santander's headquarters in Madrid as part of an investigation into possible tax evasion.

Police have raided Spanish bank Santander's headquarters in Madrid as part of an investigation into possible tax evasion.

Business

Bitcoin creator allegedly unmasked

Australian technology entrepreneur Craig Wright has said he is the creator of bitcoin, which could have major ramifications for the controversial digital currency.

Australian technology entrepreneur Craig Wright has said he is the creator of bitcoin, which could have major ramifications for the controversial digital currency.

Business

The consequences of the Panama Papers

Panama Papers leak has dominated the news headlines over the past week with new names and details emerging every day. I'm off to film

Panama Papers leak has dominated the news headlines over the past week with new names and details emerging every day. I'm off to film

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Panama Papers lessons

Panama is at the centre of a global hurricane sparked by the leak of a huge list of documents which have become known as the “Panama Papers”

Panama is at the centre of a global hurricane sparked by the leak of a huge list of documents which have become known as the “Panama Papers”

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David Cameron admits to profiting from father's offshore funds

Cameron said he owned a stake in the the Blairmore investment fund and sold it off for 31,500 pounds (38940 euros) in 2010 before becoming prime minister.

Cameron said he owned a stake in the the Blairmore investment fund and sold it off for 31,500 pounds (38940 euros) in 2010 before becoming prime minister.

Europe

EU's Moscovici urges tougher action on tax havens

The European Commission on Thursday renewed its vow to tackle global tax avoidance following the publication of the so-called Panama Papers. It made

The European Commission on Thursday renewed its vow to tackle global tax avoidance following the publication of the so-called Panama Papers. It made

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Iceland announces snap election as temporary leader takes over

The fallout from the Panama Papers has left Iceland with a new prime minister and the prospect of snap elections. Fisheries and Agriculture Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson has been chosen to lead th

The fallout from the Panama Papers has left Iceland with a new prime minister and the prospect of snap elections. Fisheries and Agriculture Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson has been chosen to lead th

Business

'Panama Papers:' How are taxes avoided and assets hidden?

Holding money in offshore companies is not illegal. But in the wake of the “Panama papers” leak, it is claimed there is evidence of funds being

Holding money in offshore companies is not illegal. But in the wake of the “Panama papers” leak, it is claimed there is evidence of funds being

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Poroshenko defends offshore assets amid 'Panama Papers' leak

The Ukrainian President says he's done nothing wrong, as lawmakers call for an investigation into allegations he used an offshore firm to avoid tax.

The Ukrainian President says he's done nothing wrong, as lawmakers call for an investigation into allegations he used an offshore firm to avoid tax.

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Iceland's PM refuses to resign over Panama Papers scandal

Under mounting pressure from the opposition, Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson is adamant he has no plans to resign over the Panama

Under mounting pressure from the opposition, Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson is adamant he has no plans to resign over the Panama

Sport

"Panama papers" pick out stars and top officials in football

No stranger to the spotlight, the world of football figures firmly in the “Panama papers” with players and top officials in the game’s governing body

No stranger to the spotlight, the world of football figures firmly in the “Panama papers” with players and top officials in the game’s governing body

Sport

Franz Beckenbauer one of six facing corruption probe into 2006 World Cup

The Kaiser, Franz Beckenbauer, is one of six men under investigation in a corruption probe into Germany's ''2006 World Cup bid'':https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_FIFA_World_Cup.

The Kaiser, Franz Beckenbauer, is one of six men under investigation in a corruption probe into Germany's ''2006 World Cup bid'':https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_FIFA_World_Cup.

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FIFA: a victim? Or simply shifting the blame?

Gianni Infantino has been in charge of FIFA for just two weeks, but he’s already taking steps to right the alleged wrongs carried out under the

Gianni Infantino has been in charge of FIFA for just two weeks, but he’s already taking steps to right the alleged wrongs carried out under the

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German court rejects VW customer claim to cancel contract

A court in Germany has rejected a Volkswagen customer’s attempt to cancel his VW contract after the company’s emissions scandal. The German carmaker

A court in Germany has rejected a Volkswagen customer’s attempt to cancel his VW contract after the company’s emissions scandal. The German carmaker

Sport

Show me the money: FIFA, corruption and where the millions come from and go to

As FIFA elects a new president, euronews has an in-depth report on how world football's governing body plunged into the worst corruption crisis in its history and how it makes its millions.

As FIFA elects a new president, euronews has an in-depth report on how world football's governing body plunged into the worst corruption crisis in its history and how it makes its millions.

Sport

FIFA ethics investigator recommends life bans for Bedoya and Jadue

World soccer’s chief ethics investigator has recommended life bans for the former presidents of the Colombian and Chilean football federations after

World soccer’s chief ethics investigator has recommended life bans for the former presidents of the Colombian and Chilean football federations after

Sport

FIFA scandal: Valcke banned for 12 years

Jerome Valcke has joined the growing list of disgraced FIFA officials to be banned from football related activities after the Frenchman was handed a

Jerome Valcke has joined the growing list of disgraced FIFA officials to be banned from football related activities after the Frenchman was handed a

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Platini and Blatter still facing life bans

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini could still be facing lifetime bans from football after Fifa’s ethics investigators decided they will appeal the

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini could still be facing lifetime bans from football after Fifa’s ethics investigators decided they will appeal the