Introducing Untold: Power for Sale

Introducing Power for Sale, a new season of Untold from the Financial Times. In Untold: Power for Sale, host Valentina Pop and a team of FT correspondents from all over Europe investigate what happened in the Qatargate scandal, where EU lawmakers were accused of accepting payments from Qatar to whitewash its image.Untold: Power for Sale airs May 29. Follow wherever you listen. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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In December 2022, offices at the European parliament were raided and lawmakers and their relatives were arrested. They were accused of being part of a corruption ring that was taking bribes from Qatar. Never before had there been anything like this at the parliament. But within four months, all the suspects were released, and the case is still pending. Why were members of parliament accused of taking bribes from Qatar? Is the European parliament rotten? Valentina Pop and a team of FT correspondents set out to investigate. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.