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It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president
# Dilma Rousseff
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# Dilma Rousseff

It's happening - Brazil is finally set to launch an impeachment against its president

May 12th 2016, 2:34 PM 6,651 Views 6 Comments

Dilma Rousseff’s tenure as president has been beset by scandal and allegations of corruption

Blow for hosts France as Benzema reveals he will not be picked for Euro 2016
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# Scandal

Blow for hosts France as Benzema reveals he will not be picked for Euro 2016

Apr 13th 2016, 5:10 PM 10,302 Views 12 Comments

Manager Didier Deschamps and and FFF President Noel Le met to discuss whether they would take the Real Madrid striker to this summer’s tournament.

Court calls for incoming Chelsea boss to be handed suspended prison sentence
# Legal Battle
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# Legal Battle

Court calls for incoming Chelsea boss to be handed suspended prison sentence

Apr 5th 2016, 4:09 PM 21,119 Views 14 Comments

The Italian, who will take charge of the English club after Euro 2016, is accused of sporting fraud.

Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals
# Compensation
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# Compensation

Fifa makes massive damages claim against officials involved in bribery scandals

Mar 16th 2016, 11:57 AM 2,581 Views 1 Comment

Football’s governing body has accepted that World Cup votes were sold but wants compensation from those involved for ‘tarnishing its brand’.

Sex video of political leader cheating on husband released and other politicians threatened
# Georgia
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# Georgia

Sex video of political leader cheating on husband released and other politicians threatened

Mar 16th 2016, 6:05 AM 61,990 Views 19 Comments

The pro-Western Free Democrats confirmed that the person in the video was one of its members but did not give any more details.

Tennis rocked again as umpires banned on corruption charges - reports
# Plot Thickens
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# Plot Thickens

Tennis rocked again as umpires banned on corruption charges - reports

Feb 9th 2016, 3:43 PM 3,027 Views 1 Comment

Scrutiny is increasing on the sport and its senior officials.

Under-pressure Seb Coe urges athletes to come forward with corruption claims
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# Scandal

Under-pressure Seb Coe urges athletes to come forward with corruption claims

Jan 17th 2016, 12:51 PM 2,858 Views 2 Comments

Athletes must come forward to make claims about corruption to help restore trust in athletics, says IAAF president Seb Coe.

The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general
# FIFA
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# FIFA

The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general

Jan 13th 2016, 9:58 AM 2,082 Views 5 Comments

Jerome Valcke has been dismissed with immediate effect following allegations of corruption.

'I will fight to clear my name' - banned Platini disgusted with decision
# On A Mission
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# On A Mission

'I will fight to clear my name' - banned Platini disgusted with decision

Dec 22nd 2015, 2:17 PM 3,310 Views 9 Comments

Frenchman is also still planning to run for FIFA presidency in February.

Invincible no more - Blatter's fall from grace
# Power Struggle
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# Power Struggle

Invincible no more - Blatter's fall from grace

Dec 21st 2015, 10:03 AM 4,480 Views 7 Comments

The 79-year-old is no stranger to scandal but he appears to be fighting a losing battle.

Blatter says 'sorry' to Fifa after he and Platini hit with eight-year bans
# Scandal
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# Scandal

Blatter says 'sorry' to Fifa after he and Platini hit with eight-year bans

Dec 21st 2015, 8:42 AM 21,041 Views 40 Comments

Both men will appeal the ruling while Blatter says he hopes to be back in charge of FIFA by February.

The Volkswagen emissions scandal has spread to even more cars
# Nitrogen Oxide
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# Nitrogen Oxide

The Volkswagen emissions scandal has spread to even more cars

Nov 3rd 2015, 9:39 AM 19,934 Views 35 Comments

Now Porsche is involved.

Germany FA slams 'baseless' World Cup bribery allegations
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# Scandal

Germany FA slams 'baseless' World Cup bribery allegations

Oct 17th 2015, 9:48 AM 1,726 Views 4 Comments

After a report of alleged bribery in the voting process for the 2006 World Cup, the German Football Federation has threatened legal action.

Elderly man accuses Alabama mayor of sleeping with his wife, beats him with baseball bat
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# Scandal

Elderly man accuses Alabama mayor of sleeping with his wife, beats him with baseball bat

Aug 11th 2015, 11:01 PM 16,884 Views 9 Comments

Mayor Larry Barton was previously convicted of cashing $5,000 worth of checks made out to a fake tree surgeon.

"Not clean": The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia
# Down Under
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# Down Under

"Not clean": The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia

Jun 4th 2015, 7:57 AM 11,396 Views 19 Comments

Australian police say they are looking into corruption claims around the country’s failed 2022 World Cup bid.

The dramatic rise and fall of Sepp Blatter
# Tick Tock
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# Tick Tock

The dramatic rise and fall of Sepp Blatter

Jun 4th 2015, 6:20 AM 4,829 Views 2 Comments

We look back at one of the most intriguing weeks in world football.

Fifa whistleblower Blazer took bribes to favour World Cups in France and South Africa
# Tarnished Tournaments
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# Tarnished Tournaments

Fifa whistleblower Blazer took bribes to favour World Cups in France and South Africa

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:32 PM 20,521 Views 54 Comments

The bids were successful for the 1998 and 2010 tournaments.

Sepp Blatter resigns as Fifa president
# Gone
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# Gone

Sepp Blatter resigns as Fifa president

Jun 2nd 2015, 5:54 PM 70,978 Views 195 Comments

Blatter was only re-elected to the role last week.

Getting rid of Blatter not enough to eradicate Fifa's problems
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Getting rid of Blatter not enough to eradicate Fifa's problems

May 30th 2015, 12:02 AM 5,541 Views 16 Comments

The 79-year-old was elected for a fifth term as president at Fifa Congress today.

Galatasaray and Wesley Sneijder have become embroiled in a match-fixing controversy
# Scandal
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# Scandal

Galatasaray and Wesley Sneijder have become embroiled in a match-fixing controversy

May 19th 2015, 10:16 AM 9,207 Views 11 Comments

Genclerbirligi’s president has denied the accusations levelled at the club.

6 times things got real heated on Adrian Kennedy's call-in show
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# Scandal

6 times things got real heated on Adrian Kennedy's call-in show

May 12th 2015, 9:49 AM 14,231 Views 5 Comments

When things get too real.

Ireland's Andy Keogh is at the centre of salary-cap scandal in Australia
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# Scandal

Ireland's Andy Keogh is at the centre of salary-cap scandal in Australia

Apr 14th 2015, 8:35 AM 9,346 Views 5 Comments

Perth Glory are alleged to have made cash payments to the player’s family

'A true master of deception': Horsemeat trader jailed in Netherlands
# Beef Scandal
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# Beef Scandal

'A true master of deception': Horsemeat trader jailed in Netherlands

Apr 7th 2015, 2:00 PM 11,161 Views 6 Comments

Willy Selten has protested his innocence.

Here's why everyone's talking about Kerry Washington's powerful speech on equality
# Nailed It
# Nailed It

Here's why everyone's talking about Kerry Washington's powerful speech on equality

Mar 23rd 2015, 1:45 PM 3,148 Views 2 Comments

If only every awards speech was this compelling.

Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'
# Rehired
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# Rehired

Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:35 AM 15,269 Views 35 Comments

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was acquitted on hacking charges last year.

Police raid HSBC offices in money-laundering probe
# Swiss Leaks
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# Swiss Leaks

Police raid HSBC offices in money-laundering probe

Feb 18th 2015, 9:02 PM 14,426 Views 33 Comments

It comes after allegations that the bank helped wealthy clients evade taxes.

Magazine denies altering Kerry Washington's skin colour on cover, fans remain unconvinced
# Controversy
# Controversy

Magazine denies altering Kerry Washington's skin colour on cover, fans remain unconvinced

Feb 6th 2015, 7:37 PM 6,002 Views 1 Comment

Er…

Sex, drugs and spies: the Profumo Affair had it all
# Scandal
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# Scandal

Sex, drugs and spies: the Profumo Affair had it all

Dec 19th 2014, 10:00 AM 31,728 Views 24 Comments

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the lie that toppled Harold Macmillan’s government in 1963.

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"
# Operation Midland
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# Operation Midland

UK police: We believe witness who says an MP murdered a boy during an "abuse party"

Dec 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 49,782 Views 94 Comments

Police say it is “credible” that members of a ‘VIP paedophile ring’ murdered three boys between 1975 and 1984.

Donegal SFC row continues as GAA say Ulster committee must hear Naomh Conaill appeal
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# Scandal

Donegal SFC row continues as GAA say Ulster committee must hear Naomh Conaill appeal

Nov 9th 2014, 11:00 AM 7,964 Views 3 Comments

Naomh Conaill are contesting a late score from an ineligible player in their semi-final loss to Glenswilly.

Patston reveals distress over Beale texting affair
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# Scandal

Patston reveals distress over Beale texting affair

Oct 27th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,654 Views 1 Comment

‘I’m alive but there have been times I haven’t wanted to be here,’ Di Patson said.

Grey's Anatomy creator shuts down critic of 'gay scenes' in her shows
# Scandal
# Scandal

Grey's Anatomy creator shuts down critic of 'gay scenes' in her shows

Oct 21st 2014, 10:38 AM 3,342 Views 0 Comments

Don’t tell Shonda Rhimes that the ‘gay scenes’ in her shows are ‘too much’.

Former NFL MVP Adrian Peterson indicted for child abuse
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# Scandal

Former NFL MVP Adrian Peterson indicted for child abuse

Sep 13th 2014, 8:52 AM 4,713 Views 6 Comments

Peterson allegedly hit his son with a tree branch.

New phone leaks show Sarkozy "offered plum job to judge"
# Un Scandale
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# Un Scandale

New phone leaks show Sarkozy "offered plum job to judge"

Jul 12th 2014, 4:04 PM 8,027 Views 0 Comments

The former French president was charged two weeks ago with corruption and influence peddling in a case related to his 2007 campaign.

Aiken: 'The complete misrepresentation of Garth Brooks is scandalous'
# And The Thunder Rolls
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# And The Thunder Rolls

Aiken: 'The complete misrepresentation of Garth Brooks is scandalous'

Jul 7th 2014, 10:26 PM 48,268 Views 0 Comments

Aiken Promotions welcomed the decision of the city council to support the motion to ask the city manager to reconsider.

Opinion: Rob Ford's mysterious popularity – why Canada’s most scandalous citizen is the new Bill Clinton
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Opinion: Rob Ford's mysterious popularity – why Canada’s most scandalous citizen is the new Bill Clinton

Jul 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 45 Views 15 Comments

Clinton’s dalliance with an intern now looks dull in comparison with the Toronto Mayor’s behaviour, but the dynamics of the two scandals have deeply polarised electorates in similar ways.

Ireland treats children seeking asylum as 'second class citizens'
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Ireland treats children seeking asylum as 'second class citizens'

Jun 20th 2014, 8:40 PM 10,332 Views 151 Comments

The Special Rapporteur on Child Protection today made comparisons between asylum centres and mother and baby homes and asked why we’re not right outraged now, when it’s happening.

The report into the CRC says it only set up its side charity to get more money from the HSE
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# Scandal

The report into the CRC says it only set up its side charity to get more money from the HSE

Jun 19th 2014, 12:44 PM 6,181 Views 20 Comments

The investigation into the CRC’s finances says that it now has solid systems of financial control in place.

Bus Éireann: Whistleblower's corruption claims are not backed up by evidence
# Bribery
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# Bribery

Bus Éireann: Whistleblower's corruption claims are not backed up by evidence

Apr 14th 2014, 7:55 PM 10,363 Views 22 Comments

A former contractor claims he lost out on a school bus contract because he refused to contribute to a senior staff member’s “cash holiday fund”.

Custard creams, ROG's handwriting and Burkina Faso; It’s the week in comments
# Best Bits
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# Best Bits

Custard creams, ROG's handwriting and Burkina Faso; It’s the week in comments

Apr 12th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,517 Views 0 Comments

President Higgins’ support for England wasn’t backed up, while the law was laid out to Tim Sherwood.