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The agency conducted a two-year investigation into 35 projects, won by Elios Innovative Zrt, to modernize the country’s street lighting Jan.ET The European Union’s antifraud office is recommending that Hungary’s top authorities take legal action over “serious irregularities” in projects carried out by a company once controlled by the son-in-law of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the agency told The Wall Street Journal.

MEXICO CITY—The Mexican school that collapsed in an earthquake last week, killing 19 children and seven adults, continued operating despite being twice ordered to close because of the irregular construction of a fourth floor where the principal lived, Mexico City officials said Thursday.Claudia Sheinbaum, the head of the southern Tlalpan district where the Enrique Rebsamen primary and secondary school is located, on Thursday filed a criminal complaint against two former district officials who were responsible for.

Screen East, a government-backed film agency, has folded following reports of financial irregularities and the arrest of one of its managers.Based in Norwich, the company was responsible for promoting the east of England as a location for film and TV productions.

The company said the memo was included in his “extensive” weekend reading in May 2014.In offering that description of events, the company said in a news release on Wednesday that whether or not Mr.

A commission that evaluated Haiti’s contested presidential election said on Monday that most of the irregularities it found in first-round voting were the result of widespread ineptitude by poll workers and not political mischief.Rosny Desroches, a commission member, said that only 8 percent of the tally sheets and other documents they examined from the Oct.

Press reports tell us that Felipe Calderón, the outgoing president from the PAN (National Action party), "won the 2006 election by a narrow margin".From the Washington Post: "'It was neither a clean nor fair election,' said Eduardo Huchim of the Civic Alliance, a Mexican watchdog group funded by the United Nations Development Program.

A Kenyan crowdsourcing platform used to monitor violence during the country’s 2007 election will be deployed on voting day in the US to allow citizens to report cases of “voter intimidation, misdirection, or any other attempts to keep someone from voting”.” During the election campaign the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, has called the American electoral system “rigged” and refused to say whether he would accept the outcome if he loses.

Two directors of Geoffrey Robinson's engineering concern TransTec last night broke their silence over the circumstances of the group's collapse, defending the former paymaster general against accusations of "irregular" obtaining of government grants.A statement from Sami Ahmed and J A G Knight, who worked for the company up until 1994, said "grants were correctly and fully accounted for and all procedures relating to them were properly observed".

The academy said Professor Neiland, 62, had left his post as keeper [head] of its art school following an internal investigation.A figure of around £80,000 which was "not properly documented" was involved, according to an academy statement.

The People has suspended its sports editor, Lee Horton, over alleged "financial irregularities".The People: Lee Horton was suspended during the Olympics Horton, a long-serving member of the People's staff, is understood to have been suspended two weeks ago, during the Beijing Olympic Games.

The Labour Party has tonight called off a candidate selection hustings, which was due to happen tomorrow, after discovering a ballot box had been tampered with.The process for choosing a prospective parliamentary candidate for Erith and Thamesmead, in south east London, had already been the subject of allegations of "irregularities".

Surrey police are looking into claims of financial impropriety involving Steve Taylor, former head of campaigns at the League Against Cruel Sports.The Charity Commission has also been contacted in relation to "concerns in relation to financial matters within the charity".

Lady Warsi has been cleared of expenses irregularities by a Lords investigation but found in breach of its code of conduct over her failure to properly register a property with the Lords.The party said later this was because Warsi had already publicly acknowledged the lapse.

Five detectives are being questioned in an anti-corruption probe into the alleged manipulation of crime statistics to meet detection targets.The revelations come as voters across the country go to the polls to elect the first police and crime commissioners across 41 forces in England and Wales on Thursday.

Police have arrested two people in connection with electoral irregularities in the east London borough of Tower Hamlets following dozens of complaints.The statement continued: "There are currently eight investigations ongoing in relation to Tower Hamlets.

The election of a new mayor for Tower Hamlets, prompted by the ejection of the last incumbent for widespread fraud, is already the subject of 16 separate allegations of electoral irregularities, police have confirmed.Mayoral candidates from the major parties say the fraught contest, to be held on Thursday, is far from a foregone conclusion.

Natalie McGarry, the MP for Glasgow East and another prominent pro-independence campaigner who joined the SNP in the surge of support after the 2014 referendum, was charged on Tuesday with embezzlement and breach of trust.Glasgow East MP Natalie McGarry charged with embezzlement Read more McGarry, who is alleged to have stolen money from the Women for Independence campaign group she helped found, denies the charges.

An international team of inspectors has found evidence of doctored paperwork and other failings at a forge in France that makes parts for nuclear power stations around the world.The UK nuclear regulator said the safety culture at the site, which has produced forgings for British plants including Sizewell B and the planned new reactors at Hinkley Point, fell short of expectations.

Just before Christmas 1997 Henry Silverman, the chief executive officer of US franchiser HFS, and Walter Forbes, who founded the discount shopping club operator CUC International, agreed to merge businesses, writes Nick Pandya.The company posted profit of $872m for 1997, revised that to $55m and then last year to a loss of $217m.