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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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Transnational tax fraud probe sees 29 arrested

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…

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…

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Trump offends again

Donald Trump mocks Hillary Clinton's recent bout of pneumonia saying "she can't make it 15 feet to her car"

Donald Trump mocks Hillary Clinton's recent bout of pneumonia saying "she can't make it 15 feet to her car"

Business

Nigeria looks for millions of tax scofflaws to make up for slumping oil revenue

Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.

Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.

Europe

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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France's ex-budget minister on trial for tax fraud

Jerome Cahuzac says his first secret account was used to fund the political movement of former French PM Michel Rocard.

Jerome Cahuzac says his first secret account was used to fund the political movement of former French PM Michel Rocard.

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Messi to appeal against prison term for tax fraud

World football superstar Lionel Messi and his father are to appeal against a 21-month prison term and 2 million euro fine in a tax case.

World football superstar Lionel Messi and his father are to appeal against a 21-month prison term and 2 million euro fine in a tax case.

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Why were the Messis convicted?

Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have both been sentenced to 21 months in jail (though it is very unlikely that they will be put behind bars) and handed multi-million Euro fines, after being found gu

Lionel Messi and his father Jorge have both been sentenced to 21 months in jail (though it is very unlikely that they will be put behind bars) and handed multi-million Euro fines, after being found gu

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Messi facing 21 months in prison for tax fraud

Spanish media say the Barcelona player was convicted of the multi-million euro fraud along with his father. The sentence can be appealed.

Spanish media say the Barcelona player was convicted of the multi-million euro fraud along with his father. The sentence can be appealed.

Sport

Messi tax fraud trial over, verdict expected next week

The Lionel Messi tax fraud trial concluded on Friday with a verdict expected to be delivered at the beginning of next week.

The Lionel Messi tax fraud trial concluded on Friday with a verdict expected to be delivered at the beginning of next week.

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.

Europe

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

Business

The consequences of the Panama Papers

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 Papers leak has dominated the news headlines over the past week with new names and details emerging every day. I'm off to film

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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Cameron: who said what and when

UK Prime Minister admits he did not handle the Panama Papers revelation well

UK Prime Minister admits he did not handle the Panama Papers revelation well

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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