Jan 24, 2015

Second French suspect charged over 'Luxleaks' tax probe

A second French suspect was charged Friday with theft and money-laundering in ongoing investigations into the leaking of secret tax avoidance deals between Luxembourg and multinational companies, a scandal dubbed “Luxleaks.” The identity of the new suspect was not released, but he is a ...

Nov 7, 2014

ICIJ busy blowing the whistle on corporate tax schemes

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which on Thursday revealed a massive tax evasion system organized by Luxembourg, is a collective of journalists spanning more than 60 countries seeking to root out cross-border crime, corruption and power abuses. Founded in 1997 by U.S. ...

Luxembourg's leader slips in snap elections

Oct 21, 2013

Luxembourg's leader slips in snap elections

Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker says he will try to form a new government after his party took a clear lead in snap elections, but support for Europe’s longest-serving leader has slipped. Official results from Sunday’s polls showed that his conservative Christian Social People’s ...

Veteran Luxembourg premier steps down over spy scandal

Jul 11, 2013

Veteran Luxembourg premier steps down over spy scandal

Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, Europe’s longest-serving leader, Wednesday said he would step down over a scandal involving the secret services, who were alleged to have indulged in a spate of misconduct on his watch. After his junior coalition partner, the Socialists, put down ...