17th November 2017
By Ed Malyon, Independent A former Argentine football official killed himself on Tuesday, the same day that he was accused of taking bribes during the second day of a Fifa corruption trial that began in New York this week. Jorge Delhon, an executive with the Argentine government’s Football For… Read More
16th November 2017
By Oliver Laughland, Guardian A senior Fifa official took at least $1m in bribes to vote for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, a witness testified in court on Tuesday, as part of a broad investigation into corruption at Fifa. Julio Grondona, a senior vice-president at Fifa and head… Read More
15th November 2017
By Oliver Laughland, Guardian Some of the world’s largest broadcasters, including Fox Sports, were involved in bribe payments to Fifa officials in order to secure the broadcast rights to major South American football tournaments, a key witness in the investigation into corruption at football’s governing body has told a federal… Read More
15th November 2017
BBC David Davis has moved to reassure the City in a speech at the bank UBS. He said he hoped to get agreement on a time limited Brexit implementation period “very early next year”. The Brexit Secretary stressed it depends on the EU negotiators obtaining a mandate to agree it… Read More
20th October 2017
19 October 2017 By Francesco Guarascio, REUTERS European Union leaders called on Malta on Thursday to carry out a full investigation with international help over the killing of the country’s best-known journalist, and the EU parliament agreed to hold a debate on media freedom on the island. Malta’s Prime Minister… Read More
19th October 2017
An anti-corruption court in Pakistan has indicted the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif over allegations involving his family’s ownership of expensive London property, potentially paving the way for the imprisonment of the disqualified leader. The indictment is the latest blow in a lengthy public fall triggered by last year’s Panama… Read More
17th October 2017
The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon when her car, a Peugeot 108, was destroyed by a powerful explosive device which blew the vehicle into several pieces… Read More
11th October 2017
11 October 2017 By David Martin, Deutsche Welle Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) has carried out its first investigation after purchasing the so-called Panama Papers from an anonymous informant earlier this year. According to German media, federal officers seized two million euros ($2.35 million) from an old slush fund… Read More
9th October 2017
9 October 2017 KYC360 News Britain is to establish a new court for economic fraud and cybercrime cases in London’s City district, which is home to leading technology, financial and professional service corporations. The proposed new combined court, which will also hear other criminal and civil cases, would see a… Read More
9th October 2017
9 October 2017 Zee News/AFP As in-fighting consumes the British government, Europeans have stepped up quiet preparations for a possible collapse of Brexit talks that could see Britain crash out of the EU without a deal 18 months from now. Prime Minister Theresa May`s EU counterparts still see the “no-deal… Read More