Paradise Papers

Some of America’s most prominent environmentalist groups are secretly investing in oil and natural gas, even as they publicly push groups to divest from fossil fuels. That’s the takeaway from an explosive new report from NBC. These organizations aren’t merely hypocritical — they’re actively harming the environment. By urging others to deprive energy firms of capital, […]

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During his time with the publication, MacAskill has been chief political correspondent, diplomatic editor, Washington bureau chief, New York-based reporter, and defence and intelligence correspondent, as well as part of the Guardian team who won a Pulitzer Prize for our coverage of the Edward Snowden story. When did you decide to become a journalist? The […]

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Demanding we all seek the same “uplifting, positive vision” of he EU he told the with the Washington Post: “Europe needs to go from being seen as a bore, a bureaucracy, a technical project, to being what it is; a grand, inspiring idea”. The pro-EU veteran rocker has been using his fame to subject Britons […]

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Supported by Airtable.png Steal my tool.jpg In the digital age, journalists are working less independently than ever. The days of keeping one’s sources and scoops secret have largely ended, and projects like the Paradise Papers, the Daphne Project and Verificado 2018 show the high level of impact that comes when newsrooms work together. Leaders in […]

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The Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki has again been summoned to come and answer for a fresh criminal complaint leveled against him by a private lawyer in respect of the Offa bank robbery incident that left many dead earlier this year. The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has directed that the court […]

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An investigation has uncovered new details about Maldives government corruption days before a presidential election and weeks after the European Union moved to sanction its leaders. Published on Tuesday, the research finds that at least 50 of the nation’s prized tropical island leases were obtained, often at hugely discounted prices without public tender, and – […]

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The National Crime Agency, the U.K.’s equivalent of the FBI, has claimed it is not getting the information it needs from the Cayman Islands in its anti-money laundering and criminal investigations. In an article published by the BBC, Donald Toon, director of the NCA, said a number of investigations had led to companies registered in […]

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Washington University appeared in the “Paradise Papers,” a document containing millions of leaked financial documents regarding offshore investments of politicians, high profile officials and private institutions. The papers are a leak of 13.4 million financial documents. The leaked documents were compiled by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists into an online database; Washington University appears […]

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Image copyright Getty Images British law enforcement officers fighting money laundering are being frustrated by a lack of co-operation by the authorities in the Cayman Islands. The National Crime Agency said it was “asking for information we don’t get”. It says it has also significantly stepped up efforts to seize dirty Russian money coming into […]

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There is growing concern at the toll which tax havens are taking on economies, government budgets and inequality worldwide as recent research shows they may conceal the equivalent of 10% of global output and nearly a third of the wealth of individuals with a net worth of more than $45m.     The estimates may be […]

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