Tax dodgers often use creative methods to avoid state dues. It stands to reason then that governments must also be imaginative in combating such transgressions. This past week, the South Korean Government has seized approximately $47 Million (€39 Million) worth of crypto assets, including Bitcoin, from a number of individuals in back taxes.
John Bercow, former Conservative MP and speaker of the House of Commons, has announced that he has joined the Labour Party. An outspoken and eloquent speaker, Bercow is no stranger to controversy. Elected speaker of the House of Commons, he was a friend to backbenchers, a stickler for the rules and has gone viral for his loud and determined approach to maintaining discipline within the chamber.
On Wednesday the 23rdJune, most countries voted in favour of a UN General Assembly resolution to call to an end the US embargo on Cuba. According to the UN, ‘a total of 184 countries on Wednesday voted in favour of a resolution to demand the end of the US blockade in Cuba, for the 29th year in a row, with the United States and Israel voting against’.
UK born technology entrepreneur John McAfee, the man behind McAfee antivirus and eponymous cybersecurity brand died by hanging in his prison cell on Wednesday, according to Reuters. News of his suicide came after the Spanish High Court authorized his extradition to the US as stated by his lawyer, where he faced tax evasion charges.
Bray has always been a microcosm of the entire country of Ireland, from the many working-class areas dotted around the entire town, and in between such areas the middle to upper-class cul de sacs, with a somewhat passive knowledge of existence between each place. Of course, Bray has always had that unique, somewhat unexplainable character so unlike many other Irish towns, specifically on the east coast, that is so necessary to the story of the town and should always remain so.
Matt Hancock has resigned as Health Secretary after he was caught kissing a close aide in his Whitehall office in early May, in breach of coronavirus restrictions according to the Telegraph.