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Jose Mourinho ‘reaches deal in Spanish tax dispute’

Image copyright AFP Manchester United manager José Mourinho is reported to have reached a deal with the Spanish state over a long-running tax dispute. He was accused of owing nearly €3.3m in undeclared image rights revenue for 2011 and 2012, when he was Real Madrid manager – an allegation he disputed. Spain’s El Mundo newspaper […]

Selmayr report: EU promotion of Juncker aide ‘damaged trust’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Martin Selmayr (R) became Mr Juncker’s chief of staff in 2014 The EU ombudsman has given a damning verdict on the way Jean-Claude Juncker’s chief of staff was given the top post in the bloc’s civil service. The promotion of Martin Selmayr, nicknamed “the monster” by his boss, was […]

Jose Mourinho ‘reaches deal in Spanish tax dispute’

Image copyright AFP Manchester United manager José Mourinho is reported to have reached a deal with the Spanish state over a long-running tax dispute. He was accused of owing nearly €3.3m in undeclared image rights revenue for 2011 and 2012, when he was Real Madrid manager – an allegation he disputed. Spain’s El Mundo newspaper […]

Selmayr report: EU promotion of Juncker aide ‘damaged trust’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Martin Selmayr (R) became Mr Juncker’s chief of staff in 2014 The EU ombudsman has given a damning verdict on the way Jean-Claude Juncker’s chief of staff was given the top post in the bloc’s civil service. The promotion of Martin Selmayr, nicknamed “the monster” by his boss, was […]

Jose Mourinho ‘reaches deal in Spanish tax dispute’

Image copyright AFP Manchester United manager José Mourinho is reported to have reached a deal with the Spanish state over a long-running tax dispute. He was accused of owing nearly €3.3m in undeclared image rights revenue for 2011 and 2012, when he was Real Madrid manager – an allegation he disputed. Spain’s El Mundo newspaper […]

Slovenia politician’s masked militia sparks alarm

Image copyright Facebook/Andrej Sisko Image caption Video of the militants appeared on Facebook Slovenian President Borut Pahor has expressed concern after social media images revealed a masked armed group led by an ex-presidential candidate. Fringe far-right politician Andrej Sisko said his group – seen conducting training drills – would “secure public peace and order” if […]

Selmayr report: EU promotion of Juncker aide ‘damaged trust’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Martin Selmayr (R) became Mr Juncker’s chief of staff in 2014 The EU ombudsman has given a damning verdict on the way Jean-Claude Juncker’s chief of staff was given the top post in the bloc’s civil service. The promotion of Martin Selmayr, nicknamed “the monster” by his boss, was […]

Jose Mourinho ‘gets suspended jail sentence’ for tax fraud

Image copyright AFP Manchester United manager José Mourinho has reached a deal with the Spanish state on a one-year suspended sentence in a long-running tax fraud case, Spain’s El Mundo newspaper reports. The Portuguese national was also fined about €2m (£1.8m; $2.3m), it says. He was accused of owing nearly €3.3m in undeclared image rights […]

Slovenia politician’s masked militia sparks alarm

Image copyright Facebook/Andrej Sisko Image caption Video of the militants appeared on Facebook Slovenian President Borut Pahor has expressed concern after social media images revealed a masked armed group led by an ex-presidential candidate. Fringe far-right politician Andrej Sisko said his group – seen conducting training drills – would “secure public peace and order” if […]

ING fined €775m for lax crime prevention

Image copyright Getty Images Dutch bank ING has agreed to pay fines and other payments of €775m ($897m; £698m) after admitting errors in its policies to stop financial crime. The bank said it regretted that its mistakes had let some customers use their accounts for things such as money laundering between 2010 and 2016. ING […]