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#Corruption

# corruption - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Ukraine: Jailed ex-PM Tymoshenko loses appeal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine: Jailed ex-PM Tymoshenko loses appeal

Aug 29th 2012, 1:30 PM 3,920 Views 8 Comments

A judicial panel found that the former Prime Minister had no grounds to appeal her corruption conviction.

# corruption - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Two PSNI officers arrested following 'corruption' investigation
# PSNI
# PSNI

Two PSNI officers arrested following 'corruption' investigation

Jul 28th 2012, 4:17 PM 2,730 Views 5 Comments

Five other officers from the same Co Tyrone team have been repositioned.

# corruption - Monday 23 July, 2012

Kenny promises new political corruption laws, with up to 10-year jail terms
# MacGill
# MacGill

Kenny promises new political corruption laws, with up to 10-year jail terms

Jul 23rd 2012, 6:45 PM 4,580 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach says the government has accepted a Mahon recommendation to legislate against political corruption.

# corruption - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Corruption and the Catholic Church up for discussion at MacGill Summer School
# Talk It Out
# Talk It Out

Corruption and the Catholic Church up for discussion at MacGill Summer School

Jul 22nd 2012, 8:15 AM 2,450 Views 15 Comments

Government ministers, journalists and academics will be speaking at the 32nd MacGill Summer School which starts tonight in Donegal.

# corruption - Saturday 21 July, 2012

86 per cent of Irish people believe corruption is a major problem
# Standards
# Standards

86 per cent of Irish people believe corruption is a major problem

Jul 21st 2012, 6:49 PM 5,753 Views 52 Comments

Some 36 per cent of respondents said they believed they were personally affected by corruption in their daily lives, according to the latest report by the Standards in Public Office Commission.

# corruption - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Former Israeli Prime Minister cleared of corruption
# Israel
# Israel

Former Israeli Prime Minister cleared of corruption

Jul 10th 2012, 3:15 PM 1,438 Views 1 Comment

However, Ehud Olmert was convicted on the lesser charge of “breach of trust” regarding favours he granted to a colleague.

# corruption - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Former Romanian Prime Minister shoots and wounds himself
# Romania
# Romania

Former Romanian Prime Minister shoots and wounds himself

Jun 21st 2012, 3:18 PM 3,827 Views 12 Comments

Former Prime Minister Adrian Nastase shot himself hours after it was ruled that he must serve a two-year prison sentence on corruption charges.

# corruption - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Column: Corruption has played a starring role in Ireland's economic crisis
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Corruption has played a starring role in Ireland's economic crisis

Jun 7th 2012, 7:00 AM 456 Views 37 Comments

The countries suffering the most from the economic turmoil in Europe all have major problems with corruption, writes Nuala Haughey.

# corruption - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon Tribunal nominated to the High Court
# Appointment
# Appointment

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon Tribunal nominated to the High Court

Jun 5th 2012, 6:30 PM 5,240 Views 21 Comments

Colm MacEochaidh, a former Fine Gael general election candidate, has been nominated to the High Court by the government.

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street
# Bye Elmo
# Bye Elmo

US terminates funding for Pakistani Sesame Street

Jun 5th 2012, 11:40 AM 2,947 Views 12 Comments

The US has withdrawn its $20 million funding for the programme amid reports of corruption.

# corruption - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Tardelli: There's no way Italy will withdraw from Euro 2012
# Mind Games
From The42
# Mind Games

Tardelli: There's no way Italy will withdraw from Euro 2012

Jun 2nd 2012, 11:06 AM 226 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s assistant manager is calling ‘shenanigans’ on his former Juventus team-mate, Cesare Prandelli.

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession
# Punt Nua?
# Punt Nua?

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession

Jun 2nd 2012, 7:30 AM 2,989 Views 8 Comments

New art exhibition explores Ireland’s economic collapse and its shaky future in the euro…

# corruption - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

A butler, a cardinal and the Pope: Vatileaks scandal deepens
# Vatileaks
# Vatileaks

A butler, a cardinal and the Pope: Vatileaks scandal deepens

May 29th 2012, 8:36 AM 3,959 Views 26 Comments

There may be jobs lost and careers ruined as Italian media implicates a cardinal in the ongoing investigation.

# corruption - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 21st 2012, 7:59 PM 4,190 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

# corruption - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Family of murdered private investigator to meet police over case collapse
# Daniel Morgan
# Daniel Morgan

Family of murdered private investigator to meet police over case collapse

May 19th 2012, 2:07 PM 2,911 Views 1 Comment

Police corruption has been linked to the failure to convict anyone for the murder of Daniel Morgan in 1987.

# corruption - Friday 18 May, 2012

No comment from Fine Gael as Fred Forsey found guilty in corruption trial
# Guilty
# Guilty

No comment from Fine Gael as Fred Forsey found guilty in corruption trial

May 18th 2012, 5:35 PM 5,505 Views 67 Comments

The former Fine Gael town councillor was found guilty of corruptly accepting payments totalling €80,000 at a court in Waterford today.

Jury to begin deliberations in John Edwards case
# Corruption
# Corruption

Jury to begin deliberations in John Edwards case

May 18th 2012, 9:59 AM 1,133 Views 3 Comments

The former US presidential candidate is on trial for six corruption charges related to his White House run in 2008.

# corruption - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Column: Cronyism and corruption – one quick change would help fight them
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Cronyism and corruption – one quick change would help fight them

May 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 100 Views 20 Comments

It would be swift work to repeal the 2003 Freedom of Information Act, but it could have far-reaching consequences, writes Donal Ó Brolcháin.

# corruption - Friday 4 May, 2012

Designer testifies at John Edwards trial over donations from 101-year-old
# America
# America

Designer testifies at John Edwards trial over donations from 101-year-old

May 4th 2012, 10:23 AM 2,092 Views 1 Comment

The former US presidential candidate denies using campaign donations from the elderly millionaire to cover up his pregnant mistress.

# corruption - Friday 27 April, 2012

Column: 'The press is becoming the battleground for thought control'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'The press is becoming the battleground for thought control'

Apr 27th 2012, 2:01 PM 38 Views 16 Comments

Nobody is investing in newspapers for profit any more, writes Michael McDowell. Instead, it’s driven by political and editorial control and influence.

# corruption - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Liam Cosgrave faces corruption trial as appeal dismissed by Supreme Court
# Corruption
# Corruption

Liam Cosgrave faces corruption trial as appeal dismissed by Supreme Court

Apr 26th 2012, 2:14 PM 3,525 Views 34 Comments

The former Fine Gael TD is accused of receiving corrupt payments from developer Frank Dunlop and the Chief Justice ruled that a trial would be in the public interest.

# corruption - Monday 16 April, 2012

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

Apr 16th 2012, 10:46 AM 29,775 Views 70 Comments

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.

# corruption - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Howlin promises a 'root and branch' reform of ethics legislation
# Labour
# Labour

Howlin promises a 'root and branch' reform of ethics legislation

Apr 14th 2012, 3:51 PM 1,325 Views 35 Comments

Meanwhile, Joan Burton has asked delegates for patience in seeing through welfare reforms.

# corruption - Sunday 8 April, 2012

# corruption - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Fine Gael chair says Mahon could chair 'anti-corruption commission'
# Corruption
# Corruption

Fine Gael chair says Mahon could chair 'anti-corruption commission'

Apr 7th 2012, 8:30 AM 2,045 Views 29 Comments

Charlie Flanagan has called for the setting-up of an anti-corruption commission in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal findings.

# corruption - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Commission will not strip Flynn's pension before court ruling
# Mahon
# Mahon

Commission will not strip Flynn's pension before court ruling

Apr 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,326 Views 30 Comments

Current commissioner Maros Sefcovic says Padraig Flynn’s pension may be stripped, but only after he is convicted of an offence.

# corruption - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Did you hear the one about the developer, the banker and the politician?

Apr 3rd 2012, 7:30 AM 133 Views 48 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.

# corruption - Sunday 1 April, 2012

What WOULD it take for a politician to lose their pension?
# Corruption
# Corruption

What WOULD it take for a politician to lose their pension?

Apr 1st 2012, 8:15 AM 5,999 Views 24 Comments

We take a closer look at the legislation proposed to be amended to allow Oireachtas members be stripped of their pensions if they are guilty of corruption.

# corruption - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Column: The Mahon Tribunal failed - and the media did too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Mahon Tribunal failed - and the media did too

Mar 28th 2012, 2:48 PM 193 Views 12 Comments

Michael Smith, one of the two men whose offer of a reward for information about planning corruption led to the Mahon Tribunal, explains why the investigation was a damp squib.

WATCH: Day 2 of the Dáil debate on the Mahon report
# Mahon
# Mahon

WATCH: Day 2 of the Dáil debate on the Mahon report

Mar 28th 2012, 10:46 AM 845 Views 11 Comments

The Dáil resumes its discussions of the findings of the inquiry into political corruption in the planning process.

6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe)
# Political Storms
From The Daily Edge
# Political Storms

6 politicians who have got in hot water and 2 who escaped unscathed (maybe)

Mar 28th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,956 Views 7 Comments

Irish politcians have been hitting the headlines with their less than kosher dealings.. how do they match up to these international wheelers and dealers?

# corruption - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon calls for an anti-corruption commission
# Mahon
# Mahon

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon calls for an anti-corruption commission

Mar 27th 2012, 7:31 PM 4,991 Views 22 Comments

Colm Mac Eochaidh has said the information revealed by the Mahon Tribunal has been priceless but has offered an idea for how such costs might be avoided in future.

Column: ‘I thought it would last two months’ – the man whose ad led to Mahon
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘I thought it would last two months’ – the man whose ad led to Mahon

Mar 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 473 Views 15 Comments

Colm Mac Eochaidh, one of the two men whose offer of a £10,000 reward for information about planning corruption led to the Mahon Tribunal, reflects on the past 15 years.

As it happened: The Dáil debate on the Mahon report
Live Mar 27th 2012, 5:37 PM

As it happened: The Dáil debate on the Mahon report

# corruption - Monday 26 March, 2012

Pensions of corrupt politicians 'could be cut off' - junior minister
# Mahon
# Mahon

Pensions of corrupt politicians 'could be cut off' - junior minister

Mar 26th 2012, 7:31 AM 3,001 Views 41 Comments

Joe Costello said a constitutional amendment could halt payments to politicians named as corrupt by the Mahon Tribunal.

# corruption - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Pee Flynn's Late Late interview was "underhand" says Gilmartin's son
# Mahon
# Mahon

Pee Flynn's Late Late interview was "underhand" says Gilmartin's son

Mar 25th 2012, 1:52 PM 9,231 Views 42 Comments

The developer’s son says his father was vindicated by Mahon and should get more credit for exposing corruption.

# corruption - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Bertie ‘to resign from Fianna Fáil’ before vote to expel him
# Mahon
# Mahon

Bertie ‘to resign from Fianna Fáil’ before vote to expel him

Mar 24th 2012, 10:28 PM 13,587 Views 203 Comments

The man who led Fianna Fáil for 14 years quits the party before a vote to expel him, while continuing to deny any wrongdoing.