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EU warns charities after Oxfam sex scandal

The EU on Monday ordered Oxfam to explain itself over a 2011 prostitution scandal in Haiti, warning charities that the bloc would cut their funding if they breached ethical standards.
Development Policy 12-02-2018

Oxfam International boss ‘broken-hearted’ by sexual misconduct scandal’

The executive director of Oxfam International said yesterday (11 February) she was heartbroken by a sexual misconduct scandal in Haiti involving aid workers that prompted Britain’s government to threaten to cut off aid funding to charities.
Elections 01-12-2017

Berlusconi sent to trial, accused of bribing ‘bunga bunga’ witness

Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was ordered yesterday (30 November) to stand trial accused of bribing a witness in a 2013 under-aged prostitution case, a legal source said.
Future EU 21-03-2012

Uproar in Parliament over Strauss-Kahn ‘scandal show’

MEPs across party lines and the gender divide have mobilised against the planned participation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn - the embattled former head of the International Monetary Fund - in a talk-show to be hosted by young MEPs in the European Parliament.
Elections 13-09-2011

EU leaders shelter Berlusconi from prosecution

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi avoided a court hearing in Italy today (13 September) regarding a sex and bribery scandal by scheduling meetings with the presidents of the three main EU institutions, who are all from his own centre-right political family.
Elections 02-09-2011

Italy’s austerity plan ‘weak and inadequate’

Despite the Italian finance minister's reassurances that a crackdown on tax evasion will provide enough revenue to replace the levy on high earners dropped from Rome's austerity package, employers' group Confindustria has labelled the government's plan "weak and inadequate" and expressed concern about how Italy's economic problems are being handled.
Languages & Culture 14-02-2011

Women accuse Berlusconi of disgracing Italy

Hundreds of thousands of women rallied in Rome and other cities yesterday (13 February), incensed by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's sex scandals, which they say have disgraced Italy.
Elections 19-01-2011

New Berlusconi sexgate raises eyebrows in Brussels

With a new Silvio Berlusconi sex scandal involving prostitutes and an underage girl of Moroccan origin dominating Italian political debate, people in Brussels are lamenting the damage to Italy's reputation. Meanwhile, the leader of the MEPs from Berlusconi's party is distancing himself from the prime minister's behaviour.