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.
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.
Just two months after its former president joined Goldman Sachs, the European Commission has been caught up in another corporate scandal.
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…
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial on obstruction of justice charges related to the Petrobras corruption scandal.
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
Police have raided Spanish bank Santander's headquarters in Madrid as part of an investigation into possible tax evasion.
Australian technology entrepreneur Craig Wright has said he is the creator of bitcoin, which could have major ramifications for the controversial digital currency.
Foundations funded by the Central Bank of Hungary (MNB) last week lost their right to keep details of their spending secret. It turned our that
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 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”
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.
The European Commission on Thursday renewed its vow to tackle global tax avoidance following the publication of the so-called Panama Papers. It made
There does not appear to be much to smile about when it comes to the global economy these days: new massive tax evasion scandal; Europe’s continuing
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
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
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.
Under mounting pressure from the opposition, Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson is adamant he has no plans to resign over the Panama
The Panama Papers was the biggest data leak in history. Consisting of more than 11 million emails and files from a law firm specialising in offshore
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
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.
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
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
Italian economist and banker Ettore Gotti Tedeschi was president of the Vatican’s Bank at a time of turmoil from 2009 to 2012. Amid a
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.
World soccer’s chief ethics investigator has recommended life bans for the former presidents of the Colombian and Chilean football federations after
Jerome Valcke has joined the growing list of disgraced FIFA officials to be banned from football related activities after the Frenchman was handed a
Volkswagen says there will be no compensation plan for Europe for those affected by its diesel emissions scandal.