The German paper the Süddeutsche Zeitung has published information according to which former EU competition commissioner Neelie Kroes was director of an offshore company in the Bahamas while she occupied her EU post. The European Commission plans to investigate the affair. Kroes' Bahamas connections have further damaged the EU's image, some commentators observe. Others stress that so far there is no evidence of abuse of office.

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