"Terror doesn’t form by itself. Terror and terrorists have gardeners"
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
"It's almost unthinkable to try to explain to a fanatic that you met a girl, fell in love and prefer to go with her to the cinema instead of participating in another fight."
Former far-right group member
"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
Spain’s prosecutor’s office has said it filed a lawsuit against footballer Cristiano Ronaldo for allegedly defrauding Spanish authorities of 14.7
The European Commission estimates at least 50-billion euros per year is lost because of cross-border VAT fraud.
Spain's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by footballer Lionel Messi against a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud.
The English clubs are said to be the focus of HMRC's crackdown on tax fraud in football.
Tesco hit with multi-million pound fine for accounting fraud
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…
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.