It's more than 1,000 years since King William the Conqueror of England commissioned the Domesday Book, a record of “The Great Survey” of much of England and parts of Wales to establish “how many hundreds of hides were in the shire, what land the king himself had, and what stock upon the land; or, what dues he ought to have by the year from the shire”.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne is bracing for a row with France and other European countries as he resists moves to make the ownership of trusts and foundations fully transparent, according to officials involved in Group of 20 talks in Washington.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Organised crime prosecutors raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm looking for evidence of money laundering and financing terrorism following a leak of documents about tax havens it set up for wealthy international clients.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2016
Panamanian prosecutors have visited the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to look into its allegations that a computer hacker was behind the leak of a trove of financial documents about tax havens the firm set up to benefit influential people around the globe.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
British prime minister David Cameron said he did not have “anything to hide” about his financial affairs as he revealed that he and his wife sold shares worth more than £30,000 in an offshore tax haven fund set up by his late father.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
David Cameron said he did not have "anything to hide" about his financial affairs as he revealed that he and his wife sold shares worth more than £30,000 in an offshore tax haven fund set up by his late father.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Acting Tánaiste Joan Burton has warned the Panama papers scandal is “a wake-up call” for Ireland, adding companies here must be forced to pay minimum tax rates in order to prevent the crisis from re-occurring.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
THE Panama Papers’ (PPs) shocking but, tragically, not really shocking revelation has had an immediate impact. Iceland’s prime minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has been forced to resign. Earlier yesterday, president Olafur Ragnar Grimsson rejected a request to dissolve the parliament and to call an election from Mr Gunnlaugsson.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016