Friday

19th Jan 2018

Ticker

Money laundering in Europe rarely probed

The EU police agency Europol on Wednesday said only around 10% of the almost 1 million reports of suspicious transactions made in 2014 were investigated. "Over 65% of these reports are received by just two member states - the UK and the Netherlands," it said. Europol also noted that the overall system to counter money laundering in Europe leads to only 1% of criminal proceeds being confiscated.

Nato prepares to take in Macedonia

Macedonia to be invited into Nato as soon as it solves name dispute, but Russia-linked Greek nationalists could slow things down.

Opinion

Taking full benefit of supercomputers in Europe

Newly-announced financial help for so-called 'supercomputers' can help both EU member states, and small and medium-sized companies to grow - in fields such as health diagnostics, driverless cars and even earthquake predicting.

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