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From TheJournal.ie Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal Horse Burgers

Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal

Police said the men – whose nationalities were not revealed – were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud.

From TheJournal.ie Kim Jong-un's ex-lover executed by firing squad North Korea

Kim Jong-un's ex-lover executed by firing squad

The former girlfriend of the North Korean leader was killed over a porn scandal she was allegedly involved in.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish PM is grilled over corruption scandal On The Rack

Spanish PM is grilled over corruption scandal

Mariano Rajoy has faced calls to resign over what he knew about a senior party colleague at the centre of a major financial scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish PM under pressure in party slush fund scandal Spain

Spanish PM under pressure in party slush fund scandal

Mariano Rajoy is facing calls to explain himself or resign over his alleged support for the Luis Barcenas, former treasurer of the Popular Party.

From The42 US Navy football players face charges over alleged rape Scandal

US Navy football players face charges over alleged rape

The Naval Criminal Investigation Service has decided to send the case to a preliminary hearing.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Growing distrust towards European regulators shows we need evidence-based policy making Opinion

Column: Growing distrust towards European regulators shows we need evidence-based policy making

The BSE crisis in the UK, the tainted blood scandal in France and the recent horse meat fiasco are just some of the scandals that have hit Europe. But the response to public outcry, unfortunately, usually throws science out the window, writes Prof Rangar Lofsted.

6 things an Irish mammy will always whisper

Some things cannot be said aloud. Ever.

From TheJournal.ie Pope urges Church to 'act with determination in cases of sexual abuse' Catholic Church

Pope urges Church to 'act with determination in cases of sexual abuse'

The Vatican continues to receive around 600 claims against abusive priests ever year. Today’s comments from Pope Francis were his first on the clerical sex abuse scandal since succeeding Pope Benedict last month.

From TheJournal.ie UPDATE: Horsemeat containing harmful drug ‘entered food chain’ in France Horsemeat

UPDATE: Horsemeat containing harmful drug ‘entered food chain’ in France

Meanwhile, French President Francois Hollande has called for compulsory labelling and traceability of meat in processed foods in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Horsemeat scandal spreads to Asia for first time Horsemeat

Horsemeat scandal spreads to Asia for first time

An imported lasagne has been pulled from the shelves in a Hong Kong supermarket.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco chief outlines changes after horsemeat scandal Tesco

Tesco chief outlines changes after horsemeat scandal

The company is to introduce new testing – but assured its customers that the changes won’t mean more expensive products.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney to chair 'informal' EU ministerial talks on meat mislabelling Horsemeat

Coveney to chair 'informal' EU ministerial talks on meat mislabelling

EU member states will discuss the issue at a meeting chaired by Ireland’s Agriculture Minister.

From TheJournal.ie Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms Germany

Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms

Two senior doctors have been suspended from the Leipzig University Clinic’s organ transplant centre as part of an investigation into alleged manipulation of the waiting list.

From The42 In pictures: 10 controversies of the London Games Scandal This post contains images

In pictures: 10 controversies of the London Games

We had match-fixing, drugs bans and sit-in protests over just three short weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Senior US official quits over damning Benghazi report Scandal

Senior US official quits over damning Benghazi report

The report into the attack on the US consulate in Libya on 11 September was scathing, finding evidence of major security failures and mismanagement.

From TheJournal.ie More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge Leveson

More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge

In the texts, Cameron praises a horse he rode while Brooks tells him that she cried during his speech at a Conservative Party conference.

From The42 Penn State scandal: Sandusky accuser tells of abuse ordeal in new book Penn State

Penn State scandal: Sandusky accuser tells of abuse ordeal in new book

18-year-old Aaron Fisher, who was known publicly for a year only as Victim 1, put aside anonymity yesterday to speak about his ordeal as a child.

From TheJournal.ie European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations Brussels

European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations

The EU’s anti-fraud office has begun investigations into whether Dalli was open to lobbying and bribery on tobacco plans.

From The42 Match-fixing scandal: Italian defender gets 22-month ban for deliberate own-goal Cheat This post contains videos

Match-fixing scandal: Italian defender gets 22-month ban for deliberate own-goal

Andrea Masiello admitted to putting the ball into this own net on purpose while playing for Bari in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Strauss-Kahn wants pimping charges dropped Carlton Affair

Strauss-Kahn wants pimping charges dropped

The former IMF head admits attending orgies – but says he had no idea the women involved were paid to take part.

From The42 Explainer: Why Paralympians mutilate themselves to enhance performance At All Costs

Explainer: Why Paralympians mutilate themselves to enhance performance

The practice of ‘boosting’ for athletes with spinal injuries is a natural but gruesome method of gaining a physical edge.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond criticised over 'highly selective' evidence Barclays

Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond criticised over 'highly selective' evidence

Head of British Treasury Select Committee inquiry into Libor scandal is highly critical of Diamond in official report.

From The42 VIDEO: Italian football player goes on hunger strike after match-fixing claims Protest This post contains videos

VIDEO: Italian football player goes on hunger strike after match-fixing claims

Emanuele Pesoli has chained himself to the headquarters of Italy’s soccer federation.

From The42 Tainted legacy? Olympic organisers defend use of Havelange Stadium Rio 2016

Tainted legacy? Olympic organisers defend use of Havelange Stadium

João Havelange is the former FIFA president now at the heart of a bribery scandal.

From The42 Magnificent Seven: podium controversies Taking A Stand This post contains videos

Magnificent Seven: podium controversies

Sometimes athletes have more on their mind than what to do with that bouquet of flowers.

From TheJournal.ie Column: HSBC funnelled money for drug kingpins? This isn't surprising. Opinion

Column: HSBC funnelled money for drug kingpins? This isn't surprising.

We’re not surprised any more by unscrupulous behaviour by banks – but HSBC’s actions are as bad as it gets, writes Nick Leeson.

From The42 Blatter: 'I'm powerless to punish Havelange' Scandal

Blatter: 'I'm powerless to punish Havelange'

FIFA’s honourary president Joao Havelange has been embroiled in an extremely damaging TV rights payments controversy. But his successor says he can do little about it.

From TheJournal.ie UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal Investigation

UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal

David Cameron announced the inquiry in parliament this morning over the major scandal involving inter-bank lending rates.

From TheJournal.ie RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report Libor

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report

Revelation comes after RBS confirmed it is one of the banks being investigated over manipulation of inter-bank lending rates.

From TheJournal.ie What was Watergate? Here are 14 facts that explain everything Watergate This post contains videos

What was Watergate? Here are 14 facts that explain everything

Deep Throat, Woodward and Bernstein, Saturday Night Massacre – just some phrases associated with the biggest political scandal in history. Here’s everything you need to know about Watergate 40 years on.

From The42 Official Olympic committees selling tickets on black market - report London 2012

Official Olympic committees selling tickets on black market - report

An investigation has reported that there is ‘widespread corruption’ in the ticket sales process.

From The42 Criscito pleads innocence after being dropped from Italy squad Euro2012

Criscito pleads innocence after being dropped from Italy squad

The defender is being investigated as part of the latest match-fixing probe in Italian football.

From The42 Trap 'devastated' by Italian match-fixing probe Scandal

Trap 'devastated' by Italian match-fixing probe

The Ireland manager feels that the probe further harms the reputation of football in his home country.

From The42 Drenthe accuses Lionel Messi of racial abuse Scandal

Drenthe accuses Lionel Messi of racial abuse

The winger, now with Everton, says the Argentine greeted him with ‘Hola negro’ when Barcelona faced Hercules in La Liga.

From TheJournal.ie Fresh rape claim in Strauss-Kahn case DSK

Fresh rape claim in Strauss-Kahn case

A Belgian prostitute alleges that she was gang raped by Strauss Kahn and three friends.

From TheJournal.ie New rules for Secret Service after prostitution scandal Scandal

New rules for Secret Service after prostitution scandal

Secret Service agents will now be assigned chaperones on some trips to enforce new rules of conduct that clamp down on excessive drinking – even when they’re off duty.

From TheJournal.ie US Secret Service probes new allegations about strippers and prostitutes Scandal

US Secret Service probes new allegations about strippers and prostitutes

The scandal-plagued Secret Service is probing fresh allegations about agents’ actions on another Latin America trip last year.

From TheJournal.ie Prostitution scandal: six Secret Service officers lose jobs Scandal

Prostitution scandal: six Secret Service officers lose jobs

And it looks like the scandal may gain even more legs.

From The42 You're nicked: Bari defender admits deliberate OG in fixed match Scandalo This post contains videos

You're nicked: Bari defender admits deliberate OG in fixed match

‘They offered me €80,000′ said Andrea Masiello, ‘and I took the money.’

From The42 Time served: Richards will return from ban next season Bloodgate Closed

Time served: Richards will return from ban next season

Dean Richards, who orchestrated the ‘bloodgate’ feigned injury scandal, will be given a role at Newcastle Falcons when his ban expires this August.