Panama Papers

Great hairdos, love the wallpaper – shame about the movie: Almodóvar’s Julieta reviewed

19 May 2016 15:27

Pedro Almodóvar’s last two films were affronts to his reputation as a director. The Skin I Live In (2011) was…

The Guardian gives Emma Watson’s offshore company a miss

11 May 2016 11:09

Steerpike’s revelation yesterday that Emma Watson has been named in the latest Panama Papers leak has been followed up across…

Was it wise for Cameron to bring up the ‘fantastically corrupt’?

10 May 2016 18:49

David Cameron was today caught describing Nigeria to the Queen as ‘fantastically corrupt’. But after the Panama Papers leak, the…

Revealed: Emma Watson named in latest Panama Papers leak

10 May 2016 16:36

Of late, Emma Watson has been taking a more active role in both UK and American politics. The Harry Potter actress…

The ‘Luxleaks’ whistleblowers trial should concern us all

26 April 2016 13:53

The trial of Antoine Deltour, Raphael Halet, and Edouard Perrin opens today in Luxembourg. Reporters should mob the courtroom. Camera…

The Spectator podcast: tax vs sex

16 April 2016 9:30

To subscribe to The Spectator’s weekly podcast, for free, visit the iTunes store or follow us on SoundCloud. After the row over tax returns,…

I confess it all… I’ve been dodging tax since the age of eight

13 April 2016 12:44

As someone who still entertains hope of becoming a member of Parliament one day, I’d better come clean about my…

Forget David Cameron – I want to know about Wayne Rooney’s tax return

13 April 2016 12:14

While we’re on the subject of taxes, what about footballers? That’s a question often put up by bankers accused of…

Does Paul Mason really want the next century to imitate Renaissance Florence?

13 April 2016 11:22

‘Amid the cobbled passageways and tumbling tenements of the Italian city of Perugia, it’s possible to daydream you are in…

Parliament is becoming an easy place for ministers to calm rows

12 April 2016 9:15

The government has had a messy few weeks: that much is clear. And the latest mess, which is the row…

Has David Cameron’s tax debacle united the Tories?

11 April 2016 17:10

Yet again, David Cameron has reason to be grateful for the quality of the opposition facing him. First of all,…

Most people try to avoid tax – the rich are just better at it

10 April 2016 12:08

However wicked tax evasion is and however distasteful some tax avoidance may be, people should imagine a world without tax…

David Cameron’s tax returns tell us nothing. So why did he publish them?

10 April 2016 6:44

It’s just as well that David Cameron abandoned his career in public relations because he seems to be comically (or,…

Lily Allen in a spin over David Cameron’s offshore trust stake

8 April 2016 17:47

Oh dear. David Cameron’s bad day just got worse. After he admitted to previously owning shares in his father’s offshore fund,…

David Cameron is guilty of bad spin – and nothing more

8 April 2016 10:37

At last! We can now see why David Cameron tried to keep this quiet. He sold his shares in January…

The government has returned to a period of omnishambles

8 April 2016 9:54

You can tell a lot about how a party’s press operation thinks things are going from who it sends out…

We’re probably all on Mossack Fonseca’s books

6 April 2016 16:16

Let me make this perfectly clear: I have never asked Mossack Fonseca of Panama to set up a company for…

Will the Guardian now investigate its own tax arrangements?

6 April 2016 14:59

Something odd happened at the Guardian on Monday as the paper’s editorial staff were basking in the glow of their…

The Tories should have known the taxing questions were coming

6 April 2016 14:38

Downing Street has spent the past 24 hours trying to clarify David Cameron’s links to an offshore fund set up…

Icelandic PM resigns over Panama Papers revelations

5 April 2016 17:58

Iceland’s Prime Minister has become the first politician to step down over the Panama Papers leak. Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson has…