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Gerry Cross currently serves as the Central Bank’s director of financial regulation - policy and risk

Top Central Bank official Gerry Cross has been rejected for a role that would have seen him become second in command of the European Banking Authority(...)

Malta’s newly elected prime minister Robert Abela and his wife Lydia  arrive at the Grandmaster’s Palace in Valletta, Malta on Monday. Photograph: Domenic Aquilina/EPA

Lawyer Robert Abela (42) was sworn in as Malta’s prime minister on Monday, succeeding Joseph Muscat who resigned over his handling of investigations (...)

 Daphne Caruana Galizia: murdered in a car bombing in Malta in October 2017. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

The European Parliament has called on Malta’s prime minister, Joseph Muscat, to quit immediately over his handling of the investigation into the murde(...)

Sharon Donnery and Philip Lane. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo/Reuters

A letter from the Italian chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Roberto Gualtieri, to the Italian presiden(...)

At the moment, EU states are free to apply common rules against money laundering in different manners, a situation that has led to poor supervision in some cases. Photograph: iStock

European Union regulators have drawn up a preliminary plan for a possible tightening of rules against money laundering after a series of high-level ca(...)

Luis de Guindos, Spain’s finance minister, arrives for a Eurogroup meeting of EU finance ministers in Brussels, Belgium last month.   Photographer: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Spanish economy minister Luis de Guindos, the longtime frontrunner to become the next vice president of the European Central Bank, is facing some resi(...)

Allegations have been made that Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche were colluding in the 1990s and formed a cartel which possibly laid the basis to the ‘dieselgate’ emission scandal.

The allegations of collusion among German carmakers have plunged an industry already tarnished by the Volkswagen diesel scandal into a fresh crisis. (...)

 Real Madrid’s Portuguese coach José Mourinho  and  Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo: tax affairs under scrutiny.

The Irish division of top international accountancy network Moore Stephens has emerged as a facilitator of the tax avoidance schemes used by José Mour(...)

Sending revenues to Ireland would allow Ronaldo to pay 12.5% on profits, as opposed to 43.5% in Spain. Photograph: AFP

A German MEP has accused Ireland of “tax dumping” after it was revealed that Real Madrid football star Cristiano Ronaldo has used an Irish company for(...)

Green party leader Eamon Ryan has criticised Fine Gael’s four MEPs for not voting in favour of a European Parliament committee of inquiry into the Lux(...)

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