Europe

Doctors demand to see medical device safety evidence in Europe
Simon Bowers · November 30, 2018

Senior doctors, consumer groups and transparency campaigners want manufacturers of high-risk medical devices to be forced to make safety data public.

Implant Files prompt immediate response, before first stories published
Will Fitzgibbon and Martha M. Hamilton · November 25, 2018

Government regulators, industry lobbyists and medical experts scrambled to get ahead of ICIJ’s latest investigation, the Implant Files, before the first word was even published.

How Lobbying Blocked European Safety Checks For Dangerous Medical Implants
Simon Bowers · November 25, 2018

Confidential injury and malfunction reports have tripled in less than 10 years in many countries

Multiple murders cast shadow on an unexpected trouble spot
Martha M. Hamilton · October 16, 2018

Europe is a region often considered a relative safe haven for journalists, but this past year reporters have been murdered and press freedom declined.

Villagers In Limbo As World Bank Abandons Controversial Kosovo Power Plant
Sasha Chavkin · October 12, 2018

The decision ends the World Bank’s support for coal worldwide, but also leaves villagers unsure of their fate as the Kosovo government vows to push ahead with the power plant.

Data guru Helena Bengtsson seeks justice through spreadsheets
Razzan Nakhlawi · October 9, 2018

Swedish data journalist Helena Bengtsson investigates socioeconomic disparities in schools and housing.

Court rules MEPs’ expense spending to remain secret
Will Fitzgibbon · September 27, 2018

European parliamentarians who receive tens of millions of dollars in public money through a secretive expenses system won’t have to reveal how they spend it, a European court ruled.

Second Panama Papers Leak: Findings From Around The World
Will Fitzgibbon · August 16, 2018

Leaked Mossack Fonseca documents exposed the millionaire offspring of European and African officials, illicit campaign funding in Latin America, and more.

How investigative journalism exposed the Swiss tax ‘rip off’
Martha M. Hamilton · August 7, 2018

ICIJ member Oliver Zihlmann is part of a team of investigative reporters working to bring change to one of the most important tax havens in the world.

‘I’m worried that we will run out of sources when we need them the most’
Frederik Obermaier, Bastian Obermayer and Georg Mascolo · July 30, 2018

U.S. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden calls for whistleblower protections.