Allegations of corruption drive wedge between Italy's governing parties
Italian Undersecretary for Transport Armando Siri is under investigation for allegedly accepting a bribe, according to reports in the Italian media.
Prosecutors in Rome say that, Siri, who is also a senator for the far-right La Lega party, was in discussions to accept more than 30,000 euros in bribes from a businessman to amend government...
April 22, 2019
New EU legislation passed to protect whistleblowers
The European Union has approved a directive that offers protection and legal guarantees to whistleblowers who call attention to illegal or harmful activities in their workplace, following a vote in the Parliament on Tuesday.
The legislation, which was already been approved by the Council of Ministers and the Commission, was adopted with 591 votes in...
April 19, 2019
Photos emerge of Serbian president's brother meeting with organised crime boss
The investigative site Krik and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) yesterday published photos showing Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic's brother meeting with Zvonko Veselinovic, a mafia boss from northern Kosovo.
The photograph, which can be seen on the OCCRP website, shows Andrej Vucic sitting across the table from Veselinovic in a restaurant on...
Laura Codruta Kovesi, Romania’s highly-respected former chief prosecutor, has been charged with corruption, jeopardising her bid to become the EU first public prosecutor. Kovesi was interviewed for six hours on... read more →
The vice-president of Bulgaria's ruling party, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, resigned from parliament on Wednesday amid a criminal investigation into his role in a property scandal. Tsvetanov told journalists yesterday that he... read more →
Bulgaria's Justice Minister, Tsetska Tsacheva, resigned from office today after it was reported that she and three other politicians from the ruling Citizens for the European Development Bulgaria (GERB) party... read more →
The Spanish authorities have dismantled a counterfeit currency printing press, which generated a monthly illicit profits of 7,500 euros, in Tenerife on the Canary Islands on reported the National Police... read more →
Spanish National Police, in a joint operation with the Police of Serbia, have dismantled a criminal network specialising in the production of marijuana in Catalonia, Spain. Two plantations were discovered... read more →
An international network of prostitution, drug trafficking and money laundering has been broken up following raids by investigators in Romania and the UK, according to a press release by the... read more →
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