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Paradise Papers: Queen Should Apologise For Investing In Tax Havens, Says Jeremy Corbyn

Labour demands public inquiry into tax avoidance.<p>Jeremy Corbyn has suggested the Queen or her advisers should apologise for investing in offshore …

Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed

<b>A huge new leak of financial documents has revealed how the powerful and ultra-wealthy, including the Queen's private estate, secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens.</b><p>Donald Trump's commerce secretary is shown to have a stake in a firm dealing with Russians sanctioned by the …

Paradise Papers: Theresa May refuses to promise register of offshore trusts

Theresa May has refused to commit to a public register of the ownership of offshore companies and trusts in the wake of the Paradise Papers revelations but said new measures were already creating more transparency.<p>CBI tells May that business needs 'clarity' over Brexit transition by Christmas - …

Great Britain

Lewis Hamilton avoided taxes on £16.5m jet using Isle of Man scheme

The Formula One world champion, Lewis Hamilton, one of the world’s richest sportspeople, avoided paying European taxes on his private jet using an Isle of Man scheme that is to be investigated by HM Revenue and Customs.<p>The big four accountancy firm EY and Appleby, the law firm at the centre of the …

Finance

Leaked documents reveal financial habits of Queen Elizabeth and Trump officials

LONDON — A huge leak of financial documents revealed by a group of about 100 media organizations on Sunday provided deep insights into some of the mechanisms used by top politicians and celebrities to escape paying taxes.<p>Offshore funds are often used to avoid paying high taxes, and their use is not …

The leak of 13.4m documents shows the scale of the offshore empire and involves everyone from the Queen to Facebook<p>The name refers to a leak of 13.4m files. Most of the documents – 6.8m – relate to a law firm and corporate services provider that operated together in 10 jurisdictions under the name …

Corruption

Paradise Papers: Mrs Brown's Boys stars 'diverted £2m in offshore tax dodge'

<b>Three stars of hit BBC sitcom Mrs Brown's Boys diverted more than £2m into an offshore tax-avoidance scheme, Paradise Papers documents show.</b><p>Patrick Houlihan and Martin and Fiona Delany transferred their fees into companies in Mauritius and sent money back as loans.<p>Similar tax avoidance schemes have …

After explosive leaks from an offshore firm last year, others in the sector insisted it was a bad apple. Now that claim can be tested<p>Most people do not understand the complexities of offshore tax. They have no need to – because they do not have enough money to consider the schemes and arrangements …

Corruption

Paradise Papers: Alisher Usmanov's due diligence role queried

<b>An oligarch with close links to the Kremlin may have secretly taken ownership of a company responsible for anti-money laundering checks on Russian cash, the Paradise Papers show.</b><p>Isle of Man-based Bridgewaters should conduct independent due diligence tests on firms it administers, including dozens …

Paradise Papers reveal some of the world’s wealthiest people use Manx customs to pay zero VAT on luxury planes<p>The Isle of Man government approved tax avoidance schemes that have refunded more than $1bn to the super-rich and to multinationals on the import of hundreds of private jets into Europe.<p>The …

Corruption

Paradise Papers Show Wilbur Ross Has Stake In Russian Energy Firm

One shareholder is Putin's son-in-law.<p>A massive leak of documents detailing the normally hidden world of offshore tax havens shows Donald Trump’s …

What are the 'Paradise Papers' and why should you care?

The leak is a trove of 13.4 million files taken mostly from the offshore law firm, Appleby.<p>Little more than a year after the "Panama Papers" leak, the "Paradise Papers" are shedding light on who is investing huge amounts of money in offshore tax havens.<p>The leak is a trove of 13.4 million files …

Tax Havens

As the Isle of Man is outed in the Paradise Papers as a provider of huge tax refunds to the rich, we look at three individual cases<p>Shaher Abdulhak Besher was known as Yemen’s “sugar king” because of his Coca-Cola distribution business and friendship with the country’s former president. He purchased …

Corruption

Offshore tax havens: How do they work? What can be done about them?

Another massive leak of information from a tax haven law firm – dubbed the Paradise Papers – has shone a spotlight on the questionable ways in which …

Finance

Paradise Papers: Sir Vince Cable accuses David Cameron of 'backing down' on tax havens

Liberal Democrat leader and former business secretary Sir Vince Cable has accused former prime minister David Cameron, of failing to clamp down on …

Corruption

What you need to know about the Paradise Papers

A trove of leaked documents made public Sunday purport to show financial ties between Russia and a member of President Trump's cabinet.<p>They also reportedly show how state-run Russian companies funded large investments in Twitter and Facebook.<p>The leak, called the Paradise Papers, was revealed when …

Paradise Papers: 7 Extraordinary Revelations From Massive Tax Haven Leak

The Queen and Bono caught up over offshore investments.<p>The Queen’s private estate invested in controversial retailer BrightHouse as part of £10m sunk …

Corruption

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UK<p>John Galliano set out Friday to redefine 21st-century masculinity with corsets, sensual satins and vinyl trousers to "liberate" men from their...<p>il …

Donald Trump

Does The Queen Pay Taxes? A Guide To The Royal Finances After The Paradise Papers Leak

You might be surprised by the answer.<p>As part of the so-called Paradise Papers leak, documents have revealed that the Queen’s private estate invested …

Great Britain

Rearrangement allowed tech firm to keep paying ultra-low tax rate when Ireland tightened rules, Paradise Papers reveal<p>Apple reacted to widespread criticism of its tax affairs by secretly shifting key parts of its empire to Jersey as part of a complex rearrangement that has allowed it to keep an …

Irish Government

Paradise Papers: Your jargon-busting guide to the key terms

<b>Don't know your "double Irish" from a "drawdown"? Find out more about the words and phrases found in the Paradise Papers.</b><p>Your browser does not support this Lookup<p>A<p><b>Asset holding:</b> Assets stored in an offshore company, reducing taxes.<p><b>Asset protection:</b> Places assets offshore to keep them safe from …

Finance

October Horrors 2017 Day 24 - Jacob's Ladder (1990)

<b>Jacob’s Ladder</b>, 1990.<p>Directed by Adrian Lyne.<br>Starring Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pena, Danny Aiello, and Matt Craven.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>Jacob Singer is a seemingly …

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Economic Justice

Manchester Bombing Latest News: Salman Abedi Named As Suspected Attacker

Things are moving quickly, but this is what we know so far.<p>WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR:<p><b>22 people were killed and 59 injured in Manchester Arena suicide</b> …

Extremism

Why Modern Day Montana Is The Perfect Setting For 'Far Cry 5'

Ubisoft officially revealed the setting and general time period for <i>Far Cry 5</i> this week, in a teaser video for ‘Hope County’ Montana.<p>The teaser clearly shows off a modern day setting, though pin-pointing a decade remains impossible. Which president sits in the Oval Office during the game’s events is …

Killers and Thieves is a stealth adventure in organized crime

Medieval robbery game is out today<p><i>Killers and Thieves</i> is a stealth-strategy game in which a coven of burglars enrich themselves on booty from a medieval city.<p>I played much of the Windows PC game over the past week, and found it to be a mostly enjoyable mix of action and tactics. You can watch my …

Identity Theft

'Red Dead Redemption 2' Won't Be Here Until At Least April, Missing Take Two's Fiscal Year Entirely

Yesterday, Take Two shocked absolutely no one when they announced that <i>Red Dead Redemption 2</i> would not arrive in fall 2017 as originally announced, but would instead show up in spring 2018. Still, despite the fact that everyone had been predicting this delay for eons, that sent investors into a …

Everything we know about Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi is believed to have travelled to Syria and become radicalised before returning to the UK to cause carnage at a gig in the city where he was born.<p>The son of Libyan parents, who reportedly fled their native country and sought refuge in the UK, he is thought to have come …

Terrorism