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Brooks cleared on charge of paying for photo of Prince William in a bikini
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Brooks cleared on charge of paying for photo of Prince William in a bikini

Feb 20th 2014, 2:48 PM 13,990 Views 1 Comment

The photo was taken at a 007-themed party that the prince was attending with Kate Middleton in 2006.

Miami Dolphins bullying: Richie Incognito apologises for behaviour
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Miami Dolphins bullying: Richie Incognito apologises for behaviour

Feb 18th 2014, 2:43 PM 3,980 Views 1 Comment

The offensive lineman says he acted like a big baby.

Hollande to face media for first time since start of affair controversy
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Hollande to face media for first time since start of affair controversy

Jan 14th 2014, 9:24 AM 5,441 Views 28 Comments

The French president’s private life was thrust into the spotlight last week by media allegations he was having an affair with actress Julie Gayet.

Wenger fears football may never be rid of match-fixing
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Wenger fears football may never be rid of match-fixing

Nov 29th 2013, 1:38 PM 1,182 Views 0 Comments

The Arsenal manager did add that he believes the English game is ‘completely clean’ though.

Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'Many more players throw snooker matches'
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Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'Many more players throw snooker matches'

Sep 17th 2013, 1:52 PM 1,418 Views 2 Comments

Comments come as Stephen Lee faces a lifetime ban from the sport.

Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal
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Two arrested in Britain over horsemeat scandal

Aug 29th 2013, 9:50 PM 7,224 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Aug 29th 2013, 1:28 PM 30,020 Views 112 Comments

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

Spanish PM is grilled over corruption scandal
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Spanish PM is grilled over corruption scandal

Aug 1st 2013, 8:57 AM 3,582 Views 15 Comments

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

Spanish PM under pressure in party slush fund scandal
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Spanish PM under pressure in party slush fund scandal

Jul 15th 2013, 2:15 PM 2,773 Views 5 Comments

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

US Navy football players face charges over alleged rape
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US Navy football players face charges over alleged rape

Jun 18th 2013, 8:56 AM 1,988 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2013, 7:00 AM 14 Views 7 Comments

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
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6 things an Irish mammy will always whisper

Apr 26th 2013, 3:06 PM 92,612 Views 5 Comments

Some things cannot be said aloud. Ever.

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

Apr 5th 2013, 9:57 PM 7,616 Views 69 Comments

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.

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

Feb 23rd 2013, 2:45 PM 9,628 Views 39 Comments

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

Horsemeat scandal spreads to Asia for first time
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Horsemeat scandal spreads to Asia for first time

Feb 21st 2013, 7:15 AM 5,746 Views 27 Comments

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

Tesco chief outlines changes after horsemeat scandal
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Tesco chief outlines changes after horsemeat scandal

Feb 16th 2013, 1:57 PM 8,368 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Feb 12th 2013, 7:20 PM 3,703 Views 15 Comments

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

Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms
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Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:39 PM 10,573 Views 9 Comments

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.

In pictures: 10 controversies of the London Games
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In pictures: 10 controversies of the London Games

Dec 27th 2012, 12:24 PM 3,905 Views 0 Comments

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

Senior US official quits over damning Benghazi report
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Senior US official quits over damning Benghazi report

Dec 20th 2012, 8:31 AM 2,559 Views 0 Comments

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

More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge
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More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge

Nov 4th 2012, 10:18 AM 11,762 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Oct 20th 2012, 11:32 AM 612 Views 0 Comments

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.

European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations
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European health commissioner John Dalli resigns over lobbying allegations

Oct 16th 2012, 5:43 PM 3,364 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Oct 3rd 2012, 6:10 PM 1,948 Views 0 Comments

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

Strauss-Kahn wants pimping charges dropped
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Strauss-Kahn wants pimping charges dropped

Sep 26th 2012, 1:14 PM 2,920 Views 9 Comments

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

Explainer: Why Paralympians mutilate themselves to enhance performance
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Explainer: Why Paralympians mutilate themselves to enhance performance

Aug 23rd 2012, 3:43 PM 1,619 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Aug 18th 2012, 12:05 PM 2,292 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Aug 12th 2012, 6:15 PM 5,013 Views 3 Comments

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

Tainted legacy? Olympic organisers defend use of Havelange Stadium
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Tainted legacy? Olympic organisers defend use of Havelange Stadium

Aug 10th 2012, 4:49 PM 1,669 Views 0 Comments

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

Magnificent Seven: podium controversies
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Magnificent Seven: podium controversies

Aug 10th 2012, 12:29 PM 2,443 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 51 Views 11 Comments

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

Blatter: 'I'm powerless to punish Havelange'
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Blatter: 'I'm powerless to punish Havelange'

Jul 12th 2012, 7:14 PM 4,367 Views 13 Comments

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.

UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal
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UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal

Jul 2nd 2012, 7:08 PM 2,818 Views 16 Comments

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

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report
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RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report

Jul 1st 2012, 4:31 PM 3,468 Views 4 Comments

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

What was Watergate? Here are 14 facts that explain everything
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What was Watergate? Here are 14 facts that explain everything

Jun 24th 2012, 9:15 AM 694,844 Views 16 Comments

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.

Official Olympic committees selling tickets on black market - report
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Official Olympic committees selling tickets on black market - report

Jun 17th 2012, 12:07 PM 400 Views 0 Comments

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

Criscito pleads innocence after being dropped from Italy squad
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Criscito pleads innocence after being dropped from Italy squad

May 29th 2012, 11:26 AM 223 Views 0 Comments

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

Trap 'devastated' by Italian match-fixing probe
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Trap 'devastated' by Italian match-fixing probe

May 28th 2012, 1:12 PM 324 Views 0 Comments

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

Drenthe accuses Lionel Messi of racial abuse
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Drenthe accuses Lionel Messi of racial abuse

May 9th 2012, 3:35 PM 4,741 Views 21 Comments

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

Fresh rape claim in Strauss-Kahn case
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Fresh rape claim in Strauss-Kahn case

May 4th 2012, 4:58 PM 4,939 Views 33 Comments

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