Portuguese and European police say they have broken up a cell of an important Russian mafia group that allegedly laundered money through European football clubs.
Defender Adriano has joined the list of Barcelona players to be probed by Spain's prosecutors for alleged tax fraud.
Brazil's attorney general has asked the country's highest court to authorise an investigation into embattled president Dilma Rousseff over obstruction of justice allegations, according to major Brazilian news organisations.
A businesswoman who evaded almost £100,000 in VAT has been jailed for a year.
Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has been branded a "chump" by Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker over his attitude to the BBC.
A gang of conmen who fleeced pensioners out of their life savings in a £1 million fraud have been condemned by a judge as "heartless" as they were all jailed.