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# corruption - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Turkish government sacks 350 police officers overnight
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkish government sacks 350 police officers overnight

Jan 7th 2014, 10:47 AM 8,830 Views 35 Comments

Heads of major departments were included in those who were laid off as part of a probe into corruption.

# corruption - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong

Dec 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 123 Views 26 Comments

Unlike other small open economies, Ireland does not have a single agency dedicated to fighting corruption; our failure to hold people to account for manifest wrongdoing sends a clear message to citizens and international investors.

# corruption - Monday 23 September, 2013

Eurovision tightens up rules amid bribery claims
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Eurovision tightens up rules amid bribery claims

Sep 23rd 2013, 1:22 PM 9,475 Views 22 Comments

The rankings of each jury member for all shows will now be made public after the final.

# corruption - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Bo Xilai sentenced to life in prison
# China
# China

Bo Xilai sentenced to life in prison

Sep 22nd 2013, 9:45 AM 7,511 Views 14 Comments

A Chinese court sentenced the disgraced former top politician to life after finding him guilty of abuse of power, corruption and bribery.

# corruption - Friday 30 August, 2013

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Runaway solicitor Michael Lynn arrested in Brazil

Aug 30th 2013, 10:52 PM 33,389 Views 110 Comments

A warrant for his arrest was issued five years ago after the solicitor fled the country, leaving behind debts of over €80 million.

# corruption - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Disgraced Chinese politician denies bribery and murder cover-up
# China
# China

Disgraced Chinese politician denies bribery and murder cover-up

Aug 22nd 2013, 6:50 PM 4,589 Views 12 Comments

Prosecutors accused Bo Xilai of a villa in France, a hot-air balloon project and a football club.

# corruption - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Egypt court orders release of Mubarak
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt court orders release of Mubarak

Aug 21st 2013, 4:56 PM 4,854 Views 29 Comments

The 85-year-old is awaiting a re-trial on charges arising from the 2011 protests that resulted in his ousting.

# corruption - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Read: Village magazine's vow to take legal action on white collar crime
# Corruption
# Corruption

Read: Village magazine's vow to take legal action on white collar crime

Aug 14th 2013, 10:18 AM 7,547 Views 51 Comments

The current affairs magazine has called on DPP to initiate legal proceedings against those found by specific bankers and people found by the Mahon Tribunal to have been involved in corrupt activities – or else it will.

# corruption - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption

Aug 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 151 Views 63 Comments

Young Dublin Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe says the corruption revealed in the Mahon report makes it difficult to repair public’s trust in politics.

# corruption - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Mahon Tribunal timeline: From whistleblower to digouts
# Mahon
# Mahon

Mahon Tribunal timeline: From whistleblower to digouts

Jul 31st 2013, 11:28 AM 10,114 Views 20 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know to get to grips with the planning and permission tribunal of inquiry, which published its final chapter this morning.

Carrickmines: Final chapter of Mahon Tribunal report is published
# Mahon
# Mahon

Carrickmines: Final chapter of Mahon Tribunal report is published

Jul 31st 2013, 11:03 AM 5,257 Views 10 Comments

Read it here.

# corruption - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Almost one in three people paid a bribe in the last year, global survey finds
# Brown Envelopes
# Brown Envelopes

Almost one in three people paid a bribe in the last year, global survey finds

Jul 10th 2013, 12:40 PM 5,516 Views 21 Comments

27 per cent of respondents admitted paying a bribe in the last 12 months, but more than two-thirds of those asked to pay say they refused.

# corruption - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Whistleblowers could get up to five years' pay if dismissed unfairly
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers could get up to five years' pay if dismissed unfairly

Jul 3rd 2013, 1:59 PM 4,845 Views 20 Comments

Newly-published bill concerning employees who report wrongdoing outlines extra measures to protect them.

# corruption - Monday 24 June, 2013

Berlusconi: the four cases against him
# Bunga Bunga
# Bunga Bunga

Berlusconi: the four cases against him

Jun 24th 2013, 1:15 PM 3,889 Views 4 Comments

From Mediaset fraud to wiretap appeal to Ruby Gate – the former Italian PM has been nothing if not controversial.

# corruption - Monday 17 June, 2013

Czech PM resigns in corruption scandal
# So Long
# So Long

Czech PM resigns in corruption scandal

Jun 17th 2013, 7:52 AM 3,642 Views 3 Comments

Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is stepping down amid a scandal which saw his top aide indicted for bribery.

# corruption - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Former NHS employee arrested in media conduct probe
# Elveden
# Elveden

Former NHS employee arrested in media conduct probe

Jun 13th 2013, 10:35 AM 4,492 Views 3 Comments

The 52-year-old woman was arrested at her home this morning.

# corruption - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Longford Town player hit with 18-month ban on betting charges
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Longford Town player hit with 18-month ban on betting charges

Jun 11th 2013, 8:43 PM 2,781 Views 1 Comment

The FAI has tonight released a statement finding Colm James guilty on six counts of breaching its rulebook.

# corruption - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe
# Corruption
# Corruption

Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe

Jun 6th 2013, 10:06 AM 3,405 Views 1 Comment

The 39-year-old is being questioned in relation to suspected misconduct in office and corruption.

# corruption - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Indonesian politician's Metallica guitar seized amid concerns about corruption
# Enter Bagman?
# Enter Bagman?

Indonesian politician's Metallica guitar seized amid concerns about corruption

May 28th 2013, 10:10 PM 8,346 Views 15 Comments

Joko Widodo was given his guitar by concert promoters – but it’s feared that he may be asked to return some favours.

# corruption - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Column: I'd give my heart and soul to never have heard the words 'Priory Hall'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I'd give my heart and soul to never have heard the words 'Priory Hall'

May 11th 2013, 1:30 PM 35 Views 46 Comments

The residents evacuated from Priory Hall are the only people who have paid in any way for the problems uncovered in the buidling, writes Alison Doyle.

# corruption - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Former FIFA chief Joao Havelange resigns over bribes scandal
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Former FIFA chief Joao Havelange resigns over bribes scandal

Apr 30th 2013, 4:33 PM 3,911 Views 13 Comments

But current president Sepp Blatter has been cleared of any wrongdoing.

# corruption - Sunday 17 March, 2013

China's new president calls for 'great renaissance of Chinese nation'
# China
# China

China's new president calls for 'great renaissance of Chinese nation'

Mar 17th 2013, 2:33 PM 4,283 Views 13 Comments

Xi Jinping addressed the nation earlier today as China’s once-in-a-decade power change came to a conclusion.

# corruption - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Ian Bailey speaks out against system of garda complaints
# Ian Bailey
# Ian Bailey

Ian Bailey speaks out against system of garda complaints

Mar 2nd 2013, 12:31 PM 9,592 Views 42 Comments

In March last year an investigation was launched by the Garda Ombudsman Commission into alleged wrongdoing in the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# corruption - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Shatter: 'Difficult not to throw up' listening to Ming on Gardaí
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter: 'Difficult not to throw up' listening to Ming on Gardaí

Feb 6th 2013, 4:32 PM 35,156 Views 126 Comments

The justice minister did little to hide his annoyance in the Dáil today when asked about the penalty points inquiry.

Work (finally) begins on Pompeii's €105 million makeover
# Volcano
# Volcano

Work (finally) begins on Pompeii's €105 million makeover

Feb 6th 2013, 3:33 PM 13,589 Views 14 Comments

The Roman city has come to symbolise the decades of mismanagement of many of Italy’s cultural treasures.

# corruption - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Fewer than one in ten people trust business and government leaders
# Trust
# Trust

Fewer than one in ten people trust business and government leaders

Jan 24th 2013, 11:28 AM 4,044 Views 53 Comments

Levels of trust in media of 45 per cent and NGOs of 63 per cent both rose by 10 percentage points in 2012.

# corruption - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Three men arrested in UK bribery inquiry
# Corruption
# Corruption

Three men arrested in UK bribery inquiry

Jan 17th 2013, 11:25 AM 3,725 Views 1 Comment

The two police officers and a journalist were arrested this morning.

# corruption - Friday 11 January, 2013

New guidelines reduce maximum donations to political parties
# Donations
# Donations

New guidelines reduce maximum donations to political parties

Jan 11th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,350 Views 36 Comments

The guidelines also address corporate donations to parties and include strict rules on transparency.

# corruption - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms
# Germany
# Germany

Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:39 PM 10,573 Views 9 Comments

Two senior doctors have been suspended from the Leipzig University Clinic’s organ transplant centre as part of an investigation into alleged manipulation of the waiting list.

# corruption - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added puppet innuendo
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added puppet innuendo

Dec 5th 2012, 7:54 PM 3,062 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Poll: How corrupt do you believe Ireland to be?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How corrupt do you believe Ireland to be?

Dec 5th 2012, 10:12 AM 9,259 Views 115 Comments

A new international index has given us our lowest rating ever – and could hit our credit rating. What do you think?

Ireland gets worst ever global corruption ranking
# Corruption
# Corruption

Ireland gets worst ever global corruption ranking

Dec 5th 2012, 9:35 AM 26,127 Views 70 Comments

Ireland is 25 out of an index of 176 countries, which Transparency Ireland says could have a harmful effect on its economic recovery.

# corruption - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Should we turn off the tap of Irish aid to other countries?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Should we turn off the tap of Irish aid to other countries?

Nov 3rd 2012, 8:15 AM 512 Views 77 Comments

So €4m in Irish aid may have been misappropriated in Uganda. Can we afford to keep giving – or can we afford to stop?

# corruption - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Ireland failing to tackle corruption, claims report
# Transparency
# Transparency

Ireland failing to tackle corruption, claims report

Oct 25th 2012, 12:00 PM 6,298 Views 15 Comments

Media plurality, a regulator for charities and transparency in how people are appointed to State bodies all issues highlighted by Transparency International Ireland.

# corruption - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Supreme Court: allegations of ministerial corruption should not be struck out on a technicality
# Moriarty Tribunal
# Moriarty Tribunal

Supreme Court: allegations of ministerial corruption should not be struck out on a technicality

Oct 17th 2012, 8:04 PM 7,856 Views 22 Comments

Chief Justice Denham said it is a matter of public interest as to whether Michael Lowry corrupted a State process.

# corruption - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations
# Brussels
# Brussels

European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations

Oct 16th 2012, 5:43 PM 3,364 Views 3 Comments

The EU’s anti-fraud office has begun investigations into whether Dalli was open to lobbying and bribery on tobacco plans.

# corruption - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Pope's ex-butler to take the stand in leaks trial today
# Vatican Leaks
# Vatican Leaks

Pope's ex-butler to take the stand in leaks trial today

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:31 AM 2,936 Views 8 Comments

Paolo Gabriele, 46, faces up to four years in prison if he is convicted of aggravated theft in the worst security breach in the Vatican’s recent history.