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French ex-budget minister Cahuzac is jailed for tax fraud

Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, who led a government crackdown on tax dodgers, was sentenced to three years in jail in Paris on Thursday – for hiding an offshore bank account of his…

Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, who led a government crackdown on tax dodgers, was sentenced to three years in jail in Paris on Thursday – for hiding an offshore bank account of his…

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EU penalises banks for fixing Euribor interest rates

JPMorgan Chase, Credit Agricole and HSBC have been fined a total of 485 million euros for their alleged role in a cartel to fix the price of Euribor interest…

JPMorgan Chase, Credit Agricole and HSBC have been fined a total of 485 million euros for their alleged role in a cartel to fix the price of Euribor interest…

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Film director Roman Polanski 'cannot be extradited to US'

Filmmaker Roman Polanski cannot be extradited to the US over a 1977 child sex conviction, Poland’s supreme court has ruled.

Filmmaker Roman Polanski cannot be extradited to the US over a 1977 child sex conviction, Poland’s supreme court has ruled.

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'Air France shirt rippers' given suspended prison terms

Three men have been given three-to-four-month suspended sentences after a court in Paris found them guilty of organised violence against airline executives.

Three men have been given three-to-four-month suspended sentences after a court in Paris found them guilty of organised violence against airline executives.

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Ukraine: exiled ex-President Yanukovych's testimony cut short in Maidan murder trial

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has appeared in court via video link to give evidence in the trial of five ex-riot policemen accused of shooting dead protesters in…

Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has appeared in court via video link to give evidence in the trial of five ex-riot policemen accused of shooting dead protesters in…

Sport

Eto'o could face 10-year prison sentence

Spanish prosecutors are seeking a prison term of more than 10 years for former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o for alleged tax crimes committed when he played for…

Spanish prosecutors are seeking a prison term of more than 10 years for former Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o for alleged tax crimes committed when he played for…

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New York bomb suspect Rahimi pleads not guilty

Bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahimi appeared in court in New York on Thursday and denied setting off an explosive device on a street in the city.

Bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahimi appeared in court in New York on Thursday and denied setting off an explosive device on a street in the city.

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Geert Wilders faces fine for hate speech

Dutch prosecutors have demanded the anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders be fined 5000 euros for hate speech and discrimination, though no jail sentence is being…

Dutch prosecutors have demanded the anti-immigration politician Geert Wilders be fined 5000 euros for hate speech and discrimination, though no jail sentence is being…

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Russia's Supreme Court sends Navalny case for retrial

Russia’s Supreme Court has struck down a lower court’s decision to hand Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a five year suspended sentence for corruption and sent the case back for…

Russia’s Supreme Court has struck down a lower court’s decision to hand Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a five year suspended sentence for corruption and sent the case back for…

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Russia bribery inquiry - more suspects?

There could be more suspects in a criminal case, which has seen Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev detained on bribery charges.

There could be more suspects in a criminal case, which has seen Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev detained on bribery charges.

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Russia's economy minister charged with bribery

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.

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.

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Dassey - 'Making a Murderer' case - to be freed

A US federal judge has ordered the release of Brendan Dassey who was jailed for life for helping his uncle kill a woman in 2005.

A US federal judge has ordered the release of Brendan Dassey who was jailed for life for helping his uncle kill a woman in 2005.

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Massive child porn ring uncovered in Spain

Spanish police have arrested 56 men accused of possessing and distributing pornographic photos and videos of children.

Spanish police have arrested 56 men accused of possessing and distributing pornographic photos and videos of children.

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Nelson Mandela Foundation deals blow to South African President

South Africa’s President has come under fire from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, which has called for him to be sacked for bad leadership.

South Africa’s President has come under fire from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, which has called for him to be sacked for bad leadership.