A corruption scandal in the European parliament has taken another turn with a legal battle playing out in the media over the extradition of an Italian politician. Several parliamentarians are facing lengthy jail sentences, accused of accepting bribes from Qatar and Morocco for political favours in Brussels. Financial Times’ Milan correspondent Silvia Sciorilli Borrelli tells The World it’s “the largest European Parliament corruption scandal in over two decades”.
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