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Janice Atkinson will continue as a member of the European Parliament, despite being kicked out of the UK Independence Party for allegedly fiddling her drinks expenses. The MEP’s chief of staff was filmed by The Sun – Britain’s best-selling newspaper – asking for a cocktail party bill to be tripled so she could “repatriate” the… » read more

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Corruption scandals in Romania are not big news. They come and go, sometimes bringing justice, sometimes not, and sometimes just appearing to do so. Mihaela Ciocea, a Romanian judge for seventeen years, has been trying to fight the system for years. Even after Romania joined the European Union, according to Ciocea, corruption is rife among… » read more

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