Sara Netanyahu, wife of the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. File Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, has been indicted for ordering private meals worth some €83,000 from top class (...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: under pressure. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

The mushrooming corruption scandal plaguing Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu took a surprising turn on Tuesday, with an allegation that one (...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu with attorney general Avichai Mandelblit at a cabinet meeting in October 2013. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israel’s attorney general, Avichai Mandelblit, was prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s favoured candidate for the country’s top legal job. Now, Netany(...)

Sara Netanyahu,  wife of Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: faces a possible five-year prison term if found guilty of the fraud charges but a fine is the most likely outcome. Photograph: Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images

Israel’s attorney general, Avichai Mandelblit, has notified Sara Netanyahu, the wife of prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, that he has decided to ind(...)

Sara Netanyahu: the Netanyahu family has denied the expenditure suspicions levelled at her and said “the claims against the prime minister’s wife are baseless and imaginary, and this will be clearly proven”. Photograph: Geoffroy van Der Hasselt/EPA

Sara Netanyahu, wife of prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, has been questioned under caution by Israel police’s fraud squad on suspicion she used sta(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara: a state comptroller’s report has  concluded that the Netanyahus ran up household costs that were “significantly excessive” and “inconsistent with the basic principles of proportionality, sensibility, thrift and efficiency”. Photograph: Nir Elias/Reuters

Only a month before Israelis vote in a general election, a damning report by Israel’s state comptroller has revealed excessive spending of state fun(...)