• June 14, 2013

    The IF campaign says developing countries lose some US$160 billion of tax revenues a year from multinationals shifting profits offshore before they can taxed.

  • February 8, 2013

    The total cost of corruption in Afghanistan has increased over the past three years to $3.9 billion, according to a United Nations survey released on 7 February.

  • December 9, 2012

    As the world observes International Anti-Corruption Day today (9 December), the UK government is being asked to do more to end financial secrecy.

  • November 14, 2012

    Ordinary members of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority at Westminster will not reapply for their positions and say it is being undermined.

  • May 2, 2012

    The chairman of arms giant BAE Systems has refused to rule out selling arms to the Saudi government even if the country uses them to put down peaceful protests.

  • March 26, 2012

    Scandal has erupted over an offer to dine with the UK Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer, and influence policy, in return for money. Conservative Party co-treasurer Peter Cruddas was filmed promising undercover journalists access to the top reaches of government, in return for donations of up to £250,000. The reporters, from the Sunday Times, had posed as overseas wealth fund managers.

  • November 24, 2011

    Churches in India have prepared a suggested version of anti-corruption legislation, due to be considered in Parliament in early December.

  • July 27, 2011

    A member of the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA) has said it is "make or break" time for the police, following allegations of bribery.

  • July 19, 2011

    Multinational arms firm BAE Systems was grilled by MPs over the methods by which it proposes to pay almost £30 million to the people of Tanzania.

  • July 19, 2011

    As the MPs' questioning of the Murdochs came to an end this afternoon (19 July 2011), there was a clear reminder that some politicians' have not overcome their fear of Rupert Murdoch. Louise Mensch (formerly Louise Bagshawe) threw the Murdochs a lifeline by suggesting that hacking was common at British tabloid newspapers. She admittedly threw in some soundbites about Rupert Murdoch resigning, before telling him she admired his "immense courage" for carrying on with the hearing after being hit by some sort of custard pie.