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EU Countries Demand Slice Of Apple Tax Bonanza

BRATISLAVA (AFP) – Budget-squeezed EU countries will ask Brussels for their share of the billions in Irish back taxes demanded from tech giant Apple, officials said on Saturday.

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‘Panama Papers’ Source Writes Manifesto Against ‘Income Inequality’

The anonymous source for the “Panama Papers” leak – described by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists as a “whistleblower,” although the Mossack Fonseca law firm of Panama would say “thief” is a better word – has written a lengthy manifesto, reprinted in full by the ICIJ.

Panama, Panama City : PANAMA CITY, PANAMA - APRIL 07: The sign in front of the building that houses the law firm Mossack Fonseca & Co is seen on April 7, 2016 in Panama City, Panama. The law firm, which specializes in setting up offshore companies, is at the center …

Peru, El Salvador Raid Offices of ‘Panama Papers’ Law Firm

The “Panama Papers,” a trove of documents taken from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, have triggered raids by the government of El Salvador against the local Mossack Fonseca office, while Peruvian authorities raided the home of an executive of the firm.

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Iceland Shocked By Elite’s Love Of Offshore Holdings

(AFP) – Cabinet ministers, bankers and CEOs: the offshore companies at the heart of the leaked Panama Papers have drawn large numbers of Iceland’s elite into a scandal that has already brought down the country’s premier. The documents from the

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David Cameron Releases Tax Summary Amid Offshore Tax Avoidance Row

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday released his tax details in a bid to head off a row over his father’s offshore business, and announced a new taskforce to scrutinise the so-called Panama Papers. Hundreds of demonstrators rallied outside

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Panama Papers Scandal Hits the Clinton Campaign

Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta, has ties to Russia’s Sberbank, which has been implicated in the “Panama Papers” tax-avoidance scandal.

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DELINGPOLE: Only Embittered Lefties Give A Damn About Panama

I’ve been trying, I really have, to give a damn about the fact that Paul Burrell, former butler to the late Diana, Princess of Wales, may have some shares in an offshore trust based in the British Virgin Islands called

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Thousands Protest Demanding Icelandic PM’s Resignation After Tax Leak

(AFP) – Thousands of Icelanders took to the streets late Monday calling for their prime minister’s resignation after leaked tax documents dubbed the “Panama Papers” prompted allegations that he and his wife used an offshore firm to hide million-dollar investments.

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Green Party Drops Vivienne Westwood over Tax Avoidance Allegations

Fashion designer and eco-activist Vivienne Westwood has been ditched by the Green Party over allegations of tax avoidance. Westwood was due to appear as the headline speaker at a number of events in support of the party, but the Young Greens