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Showcase project by the world’s biggest carbon trader actually resulted in more carbon emissions

Bart Crezee & Ties Gijzel
The EU Files
Day before yesterday

Cash for reforms? Hard choices yet to come for EU’s recovery fund

Peter Teffer
22 January

‘The World Bank now is more sustainable and socially aware, but we are still a bank, of course’

Hans Wetzels
8 January

Podcast | Money trails, with Oliver Bullough

Eric Smit & Roel Janssen
The EU Files
4 January

Brussels struggles to weed out shady consultancies

Jasper Roorda
The EU Files
27 December 2022

MEP working on tech laws sees no problem in owning Apple stock

Peter Teffer
The CumEx Investigation
20 December 2022

Fortis Bank Netherlands engaged in fraudulent CumEx deals after its nationalisation

Eric Smit & Siem Eikelenboom
The EU Files
18 December 2022

Cash from Qatar: how could this happen in the European Parliament?

Simon Van Dorpe, Peter Teffer & Salsabil Fayed
The China Files
17 December 2022

China is already deeply embedded in the Dutch logistics sector

Casper Rouffaer & Siem Eikelenboom
The EU Files
14 December 2022

EU countries agree to reveal the winners of the 700 billion euro recovery fund

Peter Teffer
The EU Files
14 December 2022

Putin’s oligarchs the EU prefers not to punish

Jesse Pinster
The EU Files
1 December 2022

EU Ombudsman: Commission failed to give reasons for secrecy on recovery plans

Peter Teffer & Staffan Dahllöf
1 December 2022

Agricultural millionaires and minimum wages: how European subsidy policy increases inequality

Ada Homolová, Leon de Korte & Ties Joosten
29 November 2022

Half of Europe’s ‘Dark Green’ funds invest in the fossil fuel industry or in aviation

Ties Joosten, Ties Gijzel, Remy Koens, Yara van Heugten & Leon de Korte
The EU Files
27 November 2022

Maverick economist Tommaso Valletti: ‘It’s time to fight the tech titans’

Simon Van Dorpe
1
21 November 2022

Corona and tax hacks make Pfizer the most profitable company in the Netherlands

Henk Willem Smits
16 November 2022

Pitch Europe: how private equity is reshaping the economy of Europe

Lukas Kotkamp & Ties Gijzel
The EU Files
4 November 2022

Financing the EU recovery fund proves trickier than handing out cash

Simon Van Dorpe
The EU Files
1 November 2022

Europe thinks it can get rich by skimming off electricity’s ‘dream profits’

Jesse Pinster & Ada Homolová
The China Files
28 October 2022

China has illegal police stations in the Netherlands and some 30 other countries

Siem Eikelenboom
The EU Files
23 October 2022

‘The liberalised energy market has not resulted in fair energy prices’

Peter Teffer & Ada Homolová
21 October 2022

Private banks get billions from the ECB and European taxpayers will foot the bill

Thomas Bollen, Bas Dommerholt & Martijn Jeroen van der Linden
The EU Files
18 October 2022

Consultancies profit handsomely from the EU recovery fund

Peter Teffer
The EU Files
6 October 2022

The public has spoken: these are Pitch Europe’s finalists

Lukas Kotkamp & Ties Gijzel
The EU Files
2 October 2022

Political scientist Tommaso Pavone on neglect of the rule of law: ‘The European Commission has all too often been a bystander’

Jesse Pinster & Lukas Kotkamp
24 September 2022

The ‘by-product’ of the dairy industry: three calves slaughtered per minute

Ties Joosten
19 September 2022

You decide: what is Europe’s most obscure cash flow?

Arne van der Wal, Frank Meijer, Lukas Kotkamp & Ties Gijzel
The EU Files
13 September 2022

Brussels will not tolerate any ‘interference’ in how the corona billions are spent

Peter Teffer
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30 August 2022

For twelve years, the Netherlands has kept its Caribbean citizens poor

Daniël van Kessel & Nikki Brands
23 August 2022

Democracies are fragile, independent media are vital

Eric Smit

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