Spanish princess judged not guilty


Princess Cristina, sister of the reigning Spanish monarch, has been acquitted of tax fraud but ordered to pay a fine of €265,000 for having benefitted from the embezzlement for which her husband was convicted.

The court in Palma, Majorca said “we must and we are acquitting Princess Cristina Federica...of tax fraud”.

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Sergey Lavrov believes all statements by Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko are aimed at shunning the responsibility for the signature under the Minsk agreements
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Wikipedia Co-Founder Jimmy Wales is launching an online news publication to tackle fake news with the help of journalists and community volunteers. Wikitribune will be “news by the peop
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Indian doctors on Tuesday angrily rejected claims that they had lied about the amount of weight an Egyptian once believed to be the world’s heaviest woman had lost following surgery. The sister
The EU has hardened its position on Brexit talks ahead of a key summit, making new demands on financial services, immigration and Britain’s exit bill, a document showed Tuesday. The leaders of t
Conservative media figures were frustrated by their treatment by the Trump administration after they were invited to the White House. About 30 reporters, editors and radio hosts were invited to the Wh
Four men who punched and tied a mentally ill Iraqi refugee to a tree in Germany last year walked free from court after a judge found them not guilty of any significant offense. Critics
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The Lagos State Government approved the sealing of a Lekki based Church, This Present House, for constructing without title documents and requisite building permit in contravention of the Lagos State
Mr. Ahmed Abba, the Cameroon journalist jailed for 10 years for terrorism, will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Yaoundé military court on Monday sentenced Abba, a local correspondent o
An Osun High Court on Tuesday in Osogbo sentenced four persons to death for conspiracy and armed robbery. The convicts, Joseph Moses, 24, Samuel Job, 19, Gideon Ode, 25, and Daniel Abraham, 24, were b
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The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) announced the average rate of the Azerbaijani manat against the US dollar for Apr. 26 at 1.7025 AZN/USD after a currency auction held Apr. 25.
Serena Williams has been making headlines since announcing her pregnancy last week, and it is no surprise that many are taking an interest on the athlete‘s personal life. One such person is Ilie Nasta
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump pledged to eliminate tax provisions that allow Wall Street money managers to pay a lower tax rate on their compensation than most middle-class people pay
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate resumed from its two-week break on Tuesday but adjourned plenary to Wednesday to mourn a member of the Senate, Isiaka Adeleke. President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Sa
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Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for the proceedings of the ongoing trial of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. N
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European citizens living in Britain would automatically have the right to remain under a Labour government, Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer has announced. Read Full Article a
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