"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Ukraine's anti-corruption prosecutor says investigators suspect 38-year-old Roman Nasirov helped exiled lawmaker Oleksandr Onishchenko deprive the state of the money in tax revenue linked to a gas dea
European Union finance ministers have agreed new rules to crack down on big multinational companies that are not paying their fair share of tax.
Dozens of campaigners are in Luxembourg to call for the protection of whistleblowers.
Football super agent Jorge Mendes has hit back after claims two of his biggest clients, Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo took part in a multi-million euro tax avoidance…
Two of the top names in football, Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho, have strenuously denied suggestions based on leaked documents that their financial arrangements may have amounted to tax…
A probe into suspected transnational tax fraud to the tune of an estimated one billion dollars (900 million euros) has led to the detention of 29 people in Italy and other EU…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup from Europe’s de facto political capital.
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