Subsidies to the rich cost us much more than benefit fraud
Economic And Financial Crime
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Wednesday 15 January 2014
One of Britain's most wanted tax fugitives has been arrested in Cyprus.
Tuesday 31 December 2013
Japan’s homeless are being recruited to clean up at the now defunct radioactive Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Bitcoin millionaire: US entrepreneur in drug website case wants his $30m in virtual currency back from police
Monday 23 December 2013
An Internet entrepreneur accused of being behind an online marketplace for illegal drugs has asked the US government to return more than $30 million (£18 million) in bitcoin seized from his computers.
Sunday 08 December 2013
Anne Penketh reports on resourceful ways to dodge VAT
Tuesday 03 December 2013
In the last week, the equivalent of more than £60m has been drained from accounts
Monday 02 December 2013
Unilever has announced plans to ditch PricewaterhouseCoopers after 27 years and is set to move its £18 million a year audit to rival KPMG.
Thursday 28 November 2013
Larry Barnett was in the process of plotting the murder of James Macom when he accidentally dialled his phone while talking to a hit man
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Newspaper investigation alleges patients awaiting kidney transplants are being offered illegal organs which are transplanted at a hospital in Sri Lanka
Monday 14 October 2013
New rules on trade finance could seriously hit the ability of small and medium-sized firms in the UK to export, the British Bankers Association has warned.
The plight of the pangolin: One of the planet's most extraordinary and intelligent animals is being hunted to extinction
Sunday 13 October 2013
It is an enigmatic and highly intelligent animal known as a "mischievous escape artist". However, the luck of the pangolin has finally run out, say conservationists. This extraordinary creature is being slaughtered on an industrial scale and faces being eaten to extinction.
Friday 11 October 2013
Figure is £1 billion higher than in the previous period
Monday 07 October 2013
Thieves make off with £2,600
Sunday 29 September 2013
The leader of Greece's third most popular political party was led away in handcuffs yesterday, as counterterror police launched a series of raids against the hierarchy of an extreme-right group whose popularity has been fuelled by the financial crisis.
Friday 20 September 2013
This move has little to recommend it, and lots that could go wrong
Mexico lines up tax reform with leftist lean: President Enrique Peña Nieto raises income tax but not VAT in latest shake-up
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Plan aims to broaden the abysmally low tax base and root out corruption in public spending
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign
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