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May to set timetable to reveal foreign owners of UK property

PM faced Lords defeat after Tory peers pushed for register of beneficial owners<p>Theresa May will set out a timetable to break the secrecy surrounding the foreign ownership of British property worth billions after facing a House of Lords defeat at the hands of two Conservative peers.<p>Lord Faulks, a …

Brexit

Swedish Postcode Foundation, Jonathan Logan Family Foundation support ICIJ's investigative journalism

Published on<p>January 16, 2018<p>Reporting by<p>OUR SUPPORTERS<p>Two foundations support ICIJ’s investigative journalism<p>ICIJ is proud to recognize funders who …

Journalism

The rising global tide against bribery

January 17, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Companies that bribe do so at greater peril than before, as laws and enforcement agencies go global, and a new wave of …

Opinion

How to explore networks and entity metadata in the Offshore Leaks Database

<i>This is the second part of a three-part series on ways to search our Offshore Leaks Database that now includes more than 680,000 entities from 55</i> …

Journalism

Paradise Papers revealed 'commoditisation' of tax avoidance

Australian Tax Office says investigation of data leak has identified 731 individuals and 344 corporate entities so far<p>The Paradise Papers have helped to reveal a global industry of tax avoidance packages that are offered to wealthy individuals much like holiday packages, the Australian tax …

Journalism

At ICE Facilities, Solitary Confinement and Forced Labor

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment</b><p>Shoaib Ahmed arrived at the Texas border in the spring of 2016. The 24-year-old was travelling from Bangladesh, where he fled because of fear of political persecution, and had made his way through Bolivia to the U.S. border seeking asylum. He …

Immigration

Want a fairer, more transparent tax system? Public pressure is vital, warns EU tax commisioner

Published on<p>January 15, 2018<p>Reading time<p>11 minutes<p>Reporting by<p><i>A veteran French politician of the centre left, Pierre Moscovici served as the</i> …

Journalism

HMRC 'struggling to deal with fallout of Paradise Papers leak'

Parliament’s spending watchdog says agency faces ‘potentially catastrophic consequences’ juggling effects of the leak, Brexit and 15 other programmes<p>HM Revenue and Customs is struggling to cope with a growing workload, including investigating revelations contained within the Paradise Papers, …

Corruption

As <em>The Post</em> opens, journalists share their favorite journalism movies

<b>Arriving today in theaters</b> nationwide on a wave of warm reviews and prestige-picture aura is Steven Spielberg’s <i>The Post</i>, which chronicles <i>The</i> …

Journalism

European Parliament report urges 2 Malta officials removed

VALLETTA, Malta — A European Parliament report says two top Maltese officials should be removed and brought to justice for alleged money laundering, saying their continued presence in the government fuels the perception of impunity on the Mediterranean island.<p>The report from a European …

Journalism

Collaboration: Scouring the Paradise Papers, with almost 400 new friends

New York Times investigations editor Mike McIntire at the Munich meeting about Paradise Papers.<p>Published on<p>January 11, 2018<p>Reporting by<p>WORKING …

Journalism

Angola’s president has fired the son of his predecessor as head of the sovereign wealth fund

Angola’s president João Lourenço has sacked the son of former president José Eduardo dos Santos as the head of the country’s $5 billion sovereign wealth fund.<p>José Filomeno dos Santos was fired following an external inquiry into the fund’s performance and governance. Carlos Alberto Lopes, a former …

Journalism

Guest Post: Global Progress on Beneficial Ownership Transparency

<i>Joseph Kraus, Director, Transparency and Accountability at The ONE Campaign, contributes today’s guest post:</i><p>Readers of this blog are likely familiar …

Journalism

Turnbull’s terrifying new ‘espionage’ laws endanger many innocent people

This move adds yet another layer on existing legislation that is designed to protect the government from embarrassment, rather than from genuine …

Surveillance

Want to search our Offshore Leaks Database? Here are tips for how to explore by location

Published on<p>January 9, 2018<p>Reporting by<p>TIPS<p>How to search the Offshore Leaks Database by location<p><i>Over the next three weeks, ICIJ will bring you three</i> …

Journalism

Confrontational politics

Politics by principles or politics by confrontation are two opposite sides of engaging with power. Principles are fundamental to democratic …

Journalism

$500M recouped worldwide from tax cheats due to Panama Papers — but none of it in Canada

CRA says audits 'take time' and it likely won't have anything to report until at least 2020<p>A dozen governments around the world say they've recovered …

Corruption

Panama papers: we need to talk about professional secrecy

In the run-up to Christmas, the European Parliament approved a long list of recommendations relating to the Panama Papers scandal of 2016, following …

Law (UK)

Financial boost given to investigative journalism at Golden Globes

Johannesburg - Global investigative journalism received a significant financial injection at the Golden Globes on Monday, with a $1m (R12.4m) grant …

Business (South Africa)

Oprah Winfrey Rouses Golden Globes With Pro-Women, Pro-Journalism Speech

<b>UPDATED with video:</b> Reese Witherspoon brought the Golden Globes audience to its feet with her introduction of Cecil B. DeMille Award winner Oprah …

Entertainment Industry

A night of firsts at the Golden Globes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday was a night of firsts and a reminder of the power of Oprah.<p>Sterling K. Brown became the first African-American actor to win in the best actor in a TV drama category for "This Is Us," and Aziz Ansari became the first Asian-American actor to win a …

Awards

How the Time's Up Movement Made Itself Heard at the 2018 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes are never <i>not</i> a party. But while jokes were told, champagne was sipped and movies, television and talent were indeed celebrated, …

Awards

HFPA Announces $2M In Grants During 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Tonight, during the 75th Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood's Party of the YearTM, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced $2 million in …

Awards

Here's everything we stand for and believe in

The ICIJ team<p>ICIJ’s Manifesto<p>Truth is under attack. The time to defend it is now.<p>Around the world, every day, facts are denied or suppressed. …

Journalism

the nonprofit media group that just received a $1m donation at the 75th Golden Globes

Published on<p>January 7, 2018<p>Reporting by<p>INSIDE ICIJ<p>Five reasons ICIJ isn’t an ordinary news organization<p>ICIJ just received a $1 million donation from …

Journalism

Oligarch, friend of Trump: Who is Pavel Fuchs?

Al Jazeera probes a businessman who conspired to buy frozen assets linked to former Ukrainian president Yanukovich.<p>"When I was young, I beat people up," Pavel Fuchs tells the presenter of Russian television show Business Persona. "I don't like it when someone lies to me."<p>He recounts a story about …

Journalism

AFP.com

12/30/2017 - 04:17<p>The crew of a Hong Kong-registered ship have been detained for questioning in South Korea since their tanker was impounded in …

Journalism

Lithuanian company linked to Bono fined after Paradise Papers revelations

Company agrees to pay €53,000 in back taxes following investigation, as U2 frontman ends his minority investment<p>A Lithuanian company linked to the U2 frontman Bono has agreed to pay €53,000 (£47,000) in back taxes and a fine following an investigation prompted by the Paradise Papers.<p>The Irish …

Journalism

McMafia reflects reality but Russia deserves our respect

The rise of Moscow's criminal class is felt in London but don't forget the rich culture of a proud nation

Russia

How your donations will support ICIJ in 2018 - ICIJ

Without donations, ICIJ's stories go untold.<p>Published on<p>January 4, 2018<p>Reporting by<p>YOUR SUPPORT<p>How donations will support ICIJ in 2018<p>The support of …

Journalism