Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is to formally resign over a graft and spying scandal involving his chief of staff. The case has thrown the political future of the recession-hit EU state into uncertainty.
The US bank Wells Fargo chairman and CEO John Stumpf has resigned. His move - with immediate effect - follows a sham accounts scandal that made his continued leadership untenable.
In a significant blow to Audi, the luxury car brand's head of technical development has quit after he was accused by German media of being involved in Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal.
Spain's Socialist Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez has stepped down after losing a party vote. The party has been wracked by dissent and more than half of the party executive quit in a bid to oust their leader.
Two Swedish doctors have been fired over their role in hiring a controversial transplant surgeon. Paolo Macchiarini, famous for using stem cells in windpipe transplants, is under investigation for falsifying results.
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