Corruption

Chinese property mogul jailed after Xi Jinping ‘clown’ jibe
Ren Zhiqiang
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Chinese property mogul jailed after Xi Jinping ‘clown’ jibe

Ren Zhiqiang criticised president’s handling of Covid crisis shortly before being indicted on corruption charges
23 Sep 2020
Can UK stop ‘revolving door’ between politics and business?
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Can UK stop ‘revolving door’ between politics and business?

Facebook targeting government insiders as another ex-minister joins banking giant J.P. Morgan
25 Aug 2020
Why Spain’s former king has fled into exile
Former king Juan Carlos of Spain
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Why Spain’s former king has fled into exile

Corruption scandal threatens to tarnish legacy of monarch who re-established Spanish democracy
4 Aug 2020
How Poland’s Covid-19 response triggered political scandal
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How Poland’s Covid-19 response triggered political scandal

Health minster alleged to have bought £1m of PPE from ski instructor friend
3 Jun 2020
Airbus fined record £3bn over ‘endemic’ bribery scheme
The president of Airbus Commercial Aircraft Business Guillaume Faury speaks during a press conference to announce the annual results of the company, in Blagnac, on February 14, 2019. - Europe
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Airbus fined record £3bn over ‘endemic’ bribery scheme

Crimes include payments to politicians and airline executives to secure sales
3 Feb 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Isabel dos Santos
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Why everyone’s talking about Isabel dos Santos

‘Luanda Leaks’ suggest corruption and nepotism at heart of Angolan establishment
20 Jan 2020
Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: businessman arrested
Daphne Caruana Galizia
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Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: businessman arrested

Yorgen Fenech detained after Malta’s PM offers pardon to alleged middleman in return for identity of assassin
21 Nov 2019

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The countries hit by major protests in 2019
Protest
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The countries hit by major protests in 2019

Millions have taken to the streets across the globe this year demanding change
19 Nov 2019
Why Brazil’s jailed former president could be freed
Lula, Brazil
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Why Brazil’s jailed former president could be freed

Supreme Court overturns law that saw dozens jailed the largest corruption scandal in the country’s history
8 Nov 2019
Why Korean politicians are shaving their heads
Liberty Party leader Hwang Kyo-ahn, South Korea
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Why Korean politicians are shaving their heads

Opposition leaders are furious about controversial government appointment
18 Sep 2019
SNC-Lavalin: the scandal which could sink Justin Trudeau
Justin Trudeau
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SNC-Lavalin: the scandal which could sink Justin Trudeau

Canadian PM suffers polling blow as corruption allegations threaten re-election bid
10 Apr 2019
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