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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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EU's Competition Commissioner fights tough for a fairer market

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.

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.

Business

Ireland to appeal Apple EU tax ruling

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.

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.

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Messi testifies in tax evasion trial

Five-time world player of the year Lionel Messi appeared in a court in Barcelona on Thursday to testify against charges of tax evasion.

Five-time world player of the year Lionel Messi appeared in a court in Barcelona on Thursday to testify against charges of tax evasion.

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Messi arrives at court to give evidence in tax evasion case

The world's most expensive footballer finally arrives to testify in court after missing the first two days due to a back injury.

The world's most expensive footballer finally arrives to testify in court after missing the first two days due to a back injury.

Business

From the Panama Papers to the Kiwi Connection

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.

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.

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Europe Weekly: MEPs tackle tax avoidance and terrorism

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

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

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G5 unites to tackle tax evasion

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

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

Europe

EU tells big firms to be more transparent on tax

EU regulators have called on major multinationals to be more transparent in their tax dealings. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm

EU regulators have called on major multinationals to be more transparent in their tax dealings. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm

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Germany and New Zealand react to Panama Papers leak

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

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

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EU regulators mull new tax rules for major firms

EU regulators are mulling new rules on tax avoidance by major multinationals amid the fallout from the Panama Papers. Proposed legislation will be

EU regulators are mulling new rules on tax avoidance by major multinationals amid the fallout from the Panama Papers. Proposed legislation will be

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Police raid offices of Mossack Fonseca in El Salvador

Police in El Salvador have raided the local offices of Mossack Fonseca, the company exposed in the Panama Papers leaks. Officials said they were

Police in El Salvador have raided the local offices of Mossack Fonseca, the company exposed in the Panama Papers leaks. Officials said they were

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David Cameron: a question of trust

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.

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.

Europe

Europe Weekly: Panama Papers and Ukraine referendum

The Panama Papers leaks had implications for politicians across Europe – from those whose names came up in the dossiers, to those who had already

The Panama Papers leaks had implications for politicians across Europe – from those whose names came up in the dossiers, to those who had already

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Calls for Argentine president to quit after 'Panama Papers' revelations

Protesters in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires have been calling for the country’s president Mauricio Macrito step down after the so-called Panama

Protesters in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires have been calling for the country’s president Mauricio Macrito step down after the so-called Panama

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Cameron admits selling shares in father's offshore company

The British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he and his wife did own shares in an offshore trust run by his late father. Blairmore Holdings was

The British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he and his wife did own shares in an offshore trust run by his late father. Blairmore Holdings was