Vacant beach chairs at the Egyptian tourist resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images
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Image of the week: Ghost resort It was, to be fair, only April 1st when this photograph of vacant beach chairs at the Egyptian tourist resort of Sh(...)

 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(...)

Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson.

Iceland’s prime minister has dismissed the chances of British and Dutch savers receiving much from a new $4.85 billion (€3.6 billion) lawsuit s(...)

The third plenary session of the 18th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party. The title’s far from snappy, but the event has the potential (...)

Progressive Party chairman Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson (left) and Independence leader Party Bjarni Benediktsson. A coalition government formed by the two parties is the most likely outcome of Saturday’s election in Iceland, according to political science professor Olafur Hardarson. Photograph: AP Photo/Brynjar Gauti

Iceland’s centre-right parties yesterday began talks to form a new government, promising to end years of austerity and provide debt relief to h(...)