"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
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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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…
Donald Trump mocks Hillary Clinton's recent bout of pneumonia saying "she can't make it 15 feet to her car"
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.
Just two months after its former president joined Goldman Sachs, the European Commission has been caught up in another corporate scandal.
Ireland's government insisted it has done nothing wrong as the Dublin parliament debated its fight with the European Commission over Apple's tax bill.
Jerome Cahuzac says his first secret account was used to fund the political movement of former French PM Michel Rocard.
The trial has begun in France of disgraced former Socialist minister Jerome Cahuzac, accused of tax evasion and money-laundering.
The European Commission is set to take a big bite out of Apple on Tuesday.
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.
Lionel Messi’s two million euro fine for tax fraud, announced today by a Spanish court, is small change for the football icon.
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
Spanish media say the Barcelona player was convicted of the multi-million euro fraud along with his father. The sentence can be appealed.
The inquiry committee will have 65 members and will report back in one year
The Lionel Messi tax fraud trial concluded on Friday with a verdict expected to be delivered at the beginning of next week.
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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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
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