The EU Ombudsman, Emily O’Reilly, on Monday (27 July) opened an investigation into nine EU institutions, which have failed to put in place protective measures for staff members that report corruption or malpractice.
Dozens of high-ranking police officers were detained in Turkey today (22 July) accused of involvement in spying and illegal wire-tapping during an investigation into corruption in Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's inner circle, CNN Turk said.
John Dalli, the former EU health commissioner, challenged EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso in court on Monday (7 July), declaring he was unfairly forced out of his job and maintaining his innocence in a graft scandal.
Romanian prosecutors said they detained President Traian Băsescu's brother yesterday (19 June) for allegedly taking a bribe to help keep an underworld boss out of jail, prompting the prime minister to call for the president's resignation.
The European Commission said on Tuesday that it has already asked Spain 'for money to be returned', as there have been allegations of a misuse of EU funds in the construction of the high speed train between Madrid and Barcelona.