Barcelona president points finger at predecessor in Neymar tax probe
Barcelona president points finger at predecessor in Neymar tax probe

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu pointed the finger at his predecessor on Friday over allegations of tax fraud linked to the signing of Brazilian striker Neymar.

Spanish football league president defends Barca chief
Spanish football league president defends Barca chief

Javier Tebas, president of the Spanish Football League (LFP), defended FC Barcelona chief Josep Maria Bartomeu after the latter was indicted for tax fraud.

Barcelona are paying political price over Neymar, says club president
Barcelona are paying political price over Neymar, says club president

After finding himself in a legal soup, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Tuesday claimed that they are paying a political price for signing Neymar against the wishes of rival Real Madrid.

Jailed ex-Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness wins partial freedom
Jailed ex-Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness wins partial freedom

Former Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness was on Friday granted day-release for the remainder of his prison term for tax fraud, justice officials said.

Spain's Princess Cristina to be tried on tax fraud charges
Spain's Princess Cristina to be tried on tax fraud charges

Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain`s King Felipe VI, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of tax fraud, the High Court of the Balearic Islands said on Monday, prolonging the embarrassment of the royal family which has sought to distance itself from a corruption probe.

India must show tax fraud proof for valid probe: Swiss envoy

 Switzerland on Wednesday said it was willing to cooperate with India over the black money issue if the latter provides prima facie evidence of illegality, but will not proceed in the matter on the basis of stolen data.

Former Portuguese PM Jose Socrates arrested

Former Portuguese prime minister Jose Socrates has been arrested as part of investigation into the alleged tax fraud, money laundering and corruption.

Italy World Cup hero Fabio Cannavaro probed over tax fraud
Italy World Cup hero Fabio Cannavaro probed over tax fraud

Italy`s World Cup winning captain Fabio Cannavaro is being investigated on suspicion of running a sham company to avoid paying more than a million euros ($1.27 million) in tax, Italian authorities announced Wednesday.

Berlusconi begins community service for tax fraud

Italy`s three-time former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday arrived at a hospice for Alzheimer`s patients near Milan to begin his year of community service following a conviction for tax fraud.

Italy`s Berlusconi in hot water again with judiciary

Italy`s Silvio Berlusconi is in hot water with the justice system again after mocking the community service he has been ordered to do for tax fraud, media reports said Tuesday.

Bayern Munich chief, Uli Hoeness to serve jail term as prosecutors nix appeal

German football legend and former Bayern Munich boss Uli Hoeness is to go to jail for tax fraud after prosecutors said Monday they would not appeal the verdict.

Bayern eye title despite Hoeness shame

Bayern Munich host Bayer Leverkusen in Saturday`s top Bundesliga match with the European champions still reeling after club president Uli Hoeness was convicted of major tax fraud.

Bayern boss Hoeness admits far bigger tax dodge than charged with

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness stunned a German court on Monday by admitting he had evaded taxes of 18.5 million euros using a secret Swiss bank account - more than five times the amount on a prosecutors` charge sheet.

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.

Barca deny wrongdoing after tax fraud reports

Barcelona have denied wrongdoing after local media said Spain`s public prosecutor had asked for charges to be brought against the club for alleged tax fraud in last year`s signing of Brazil forward Neymar.

Spain`s Princess Cristina to testify over tax fraud, money-laundering

Spain`s Princess Cristina will not appeal court ruling summoning her to testify over tax fraud and money-laundering charges and will appear before the Palma de Mallorca court.

Princess Cristina of Spain summoned over financial crimes

A Spanish court summoned King Juan Carlos` youngest daughter Cristina as a suspect over tax and money-laundering crimes today, a first for a direct relative of the monarch.

Italian parliament expels defiant Berlusconi

Italy`s parliament today expelled Silvio Berlusconi over his tax fraud conviction in a momentous move that raises the risk of his arrest but is unlikely to be the last act of his tumultuous career.

Berlusconi faces expulsion from Parliament over tax fraud sentence

Italian centre-right leader Silvio Berlusconi faces one of the heaviest blows of his 20-year political career on Wednesday when the Senate votes on stripping him of his seat in Parliament over a conviction for tax fraud.

Italy Senate to vote on Berlusconi expulsion November 27

Italy`s Senate on today announced it will vote on November 27 on whether to strip former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi of his seat under a law banning convicted criminals from parliament.