Judge rules tax fraud case against Lionel Messi will go ahead

A Spanish court will push ahead with the process of prosecuting Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi for alleged tax evasion despite a recommendation from the public prosecutor the charges be dismissed.

Barca charged with tax fraud over Neymar deal

Barcelona have been charged by a Spanish court with committing tax fraud in the signing of Brazil forward Neymar last year in the latest twist to a saga that has already claimed the scalp of one club president.

Spanish court summons Sean Connery in corruption case

Former ‘James Bond’ actor Sean Connery and his wife have been ordered to give statements in a court in Spain in a municipal corruption case, judicial officials said.