Mossack Fonseca is the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers leak, which lifted the lid on how offshore companies are used by the global elite to conceal the ownership and control of assets and property worth billions. Photograph: Carlos Jasso/Reuters

1. Twelve national leaders are among 143 politicians, their families and close associates from around the world known to have been using offshore tax(...)

Iceland’s prime minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson  speaks during a parliamentary session in Reykjavik on Monday. Photograph: AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson

Iceland’s prime minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is to resign, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which h(...)

‘We need to shine a spotlight on who owns what and where money is really flowing,” British prime minister David Cameron told the 2013 G8 summit in Nor(...)

 A general view of the Hong Kong offices of Panama-headquartered law firm Mossack Fonseca. Photograph: Alex Hofford/EPA

NGOs have called for worldwide transparency on taxation in the wake of the release of the Panama paper as international reaction continues. The Pana(...)

The heads of state and government who have used offshore companies in the Mossack Fonseca data leak. Photograph: ICIJ

Mauricio Macri: president of Argentina (2015-present); mayor of Buenos Aires (2007-2015) Argentine President Mauricio Macri appeared headed for a b(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panana. The firm has branches in Hong Kong, Miami, Zurich and more than 35 other places around the globe . The firm is one of the world’s top creators of shell companies, corporate structures that can be used to hide ownership of assets.

A massive leak of documents exposes the offshore holdings of 12 current and former world leaders and reveals how associates of Russian President Vlad(...)

Like the bombings in Brussels, the Easter day attack in Lahore that claimed at least 72 lives and injured 300 may well have been largely an attempt to(...)

Pakistani Christians hold  candles for victims of suicide-blast by new Islamic extremist faction. Photograph: Farooq Naeem/AFP/Getty Images

The bombing of Lahore’s most popular park is the bloodiest attempt yet by a new Islamic extremist faction to establish itself as the most aggressive a(...)

Women try to comfort a mother w hose son son was killed in the public park bomb attack in Lahore in Pakistan on Sunday. Photograph: KM Chaudary/AP

Shock and grief have enveloped Pakistan as the official death toll from Sunday’s suicide attack in Lahore rose to 69, with 341 people wounded. The loc(...)

Pakistani rescuers  move a body from the  bomb blast site in a Lahore public park.  Photograph:   Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

A suicide bomber killed at least 65 people and injured more than 280 others, mostly women and children, at a public park in the Pakistani city of Lah(...)