Joe Barton

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The researchers estimate that more than 7 per cent of charitable donations by corporate foundations are intended to buy political leverage. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Corporate philanthropy, business leaders would have us believe, is the ringing voice of a company’s social conscience. ExxonMobil may stand accused of(...)

Republican congressman Joe Barton has apologised to constituents after a photograph   showing him naked with his private parts obscured was circulated online. Photograph: Todd Heisler/New York Times

The heightened scrutiny of sexual impropriety on Capitol Hill in Washington has swept up a senior House Republican who has apologised for a sexually e(...)

Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn testifies before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal

German prosecutors raided Volkswagen’s headquarters and other offices on Thursday as part of their investigation into the carmaker’s rigging of diesel(...)