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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.