Ban UK lawmakers from paid lobbying, PM Johnson says after sleaze row

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) -British lawmakers should be banned from acting as paid consultants or lobbyists, Prime Minister Boris Johnson proposed on Tuesday, in the wake of a row over second jobs posing conflicts of interest. Johnson has come under pressure...

Netanyahu makes rare appearance at his corruption trial

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a rare appearance at his corruption trial on Tuesday but an expected courtroom encounter with an ex-aide who has turned state’s witness never happened as judges postponed his...

Son of ex-Panama president extradited to U.S. from Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala on Monday extradited a son of former Panamanian president Ricardo Martinelli to the United States, where he and his brother face bribery and money laundering charges linked to Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht. Luis...

New anti-graft centrist party seen winning Bulgaria’s election

By Tsvetelia Tsolova SOFIA (Reuters) -Bulgaria’s new centrist political party was seen winning parliamentary elections on Sunday, according to four exit polls, increasing chances of an end to a political deadlock in the European Union’s poorest member...