Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, who led a government crackdown on tax dodgers, was sentenced to three years in jail in Paris on Thursday – for hiding an offshore bank account of his…
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…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of all the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
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…
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.
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
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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
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
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”
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