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.
Just two months after its former president joined Goldman Sachs, the European Commission has been caught up in another corporate scandal.
Declaring open season on tax evaders, one EU Commissioner is going up against the multinationals, but she has been accused of changing the rules of the game.
The trial has begun in France of disgraced former Socialist minister Jerome Cahuzac, accused of tax evasion and money-laundering.
Ireland’s cabinet has approved an appeal against an EU ruling that it should receive 13 billion euros in unpaid taxes from technology giant Apple.
The European Commission has taken ordered tech giant Apple to pay up to 13 billion euros in back taxes to the Irish government in Dublin.
The European Commission is set to take a big bite out of Apple on Tuesday.
The inquiry committee will have 65 members and will report back in one year
Five-time world player of the year Lionel Messi appeared in a court in Barcelona on Thursday to testify against charges of tax evasion.
The world's most expensive footballer finally arrives to testify in court after missing the first two days due to a back injury.
Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand and trusts to help channel cash around the world, according to a report based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers.
In this week’s edition of Europe Weekly: MEPs back a new law to share air passenger data between EU countries; the European Parliament vows to get
The UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy are to unite to tackle tax evasion in the wake of the Panama Papers revelations. Europe’s top five economies
EU regulators have called on major multinationals to be more transparent in their tax dealings. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm
Cellist Sergei Roldugin says he uses the cash to support Russian music and cultural projects
German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble, has waded into the Panama Papers controversy by suggesting that offshore registers should be created that name company owners which are then shared internati
Addressing MPs for the first time since the Panama Papers leak, the British leader sought to defuse the controversy surrounding his own tax affairs.
EU regulators are mulling new rules on tax avoidance by major multinationals amid the fallout from the Panama Papers. Proposed legislation will be
David Cameron has released a summary of his tax returns from the last six years. Amongst other details, they show the British Prime Minister paid
Police in El Salvador have raided the local offices of Mossack Fonseca, the company exposed in the Panama Papers leaks. Officials said they were
Icelandic government survives no-confidence vote as protesters continue call for government to resignIceland’s government survived a no confidence vote on Friday. It was put forward by the opposition after revelations from the leaked “Panama Papers”
Iceland’s government survived a no confidence vote on Friday. It was put forward by the opposition after revelations from the leaked “Panama Papers”
Iceland's prime minister was the first head to roll after the Panama Papers leak, David Cameron must now be wondering if he can weather the media storm and win back the public's trust.
The Panama Papers leaks had implications for politicians across Europe – from those whose names came up in the dossiers, to those who had already
Concerns the outcry over offshore accounts will play into the anti-EU narrative ahead of the vote in June
Protesters in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires have been calling for the country’s president Mauricio Macrito step down after the so-called Panama
The new prime minister of Iceland, Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson, has formed his Cabinet. The handover from the previous cabinet took place at two State