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Queen’s love of horses and torturers knows no bounds

New evidence has emerged of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed holding his adult daughters hostage.

After Dilyn’s Watergate - put down all the Tory dogs 

The decay in Downing Street is getting absurd.

Hancock’s mate got a huge NHS contract for vital PPE

An associate of health secretary Matt Hancock owns a company that received a ­multimillion-pound ­government contract for the supply of PPE.

The Troublemaker—Cop tasers ill man nine times

A Met police officer has been given a final warning after tasering a man with mental distress nine times.

Chagos Islanders denied money from support fund

Less than £12,000 of a £40 million fund set up to compensate Chagos islanders who were forcibly evicted from their home by the British government has reached those living here.

The Troublemaker—Tories criminalise Travellers who have no place to go

Travellers will bear the brunt of a new discriminatory law from the Tories.

The Troublemaker —council votes to review construction of Margaret Thatcher statue

Previously, South Kesteven district council had agreed to fund the event, due to be held in Grantham, Lincolnshire, this year.

Fat cat corporations not even paying the minimum wage

Corporate giants and firms owned by billionaires have been exposed as not even paying their workers the minimum wage.

The Troublemaker—Court says war crimes were ‘murder’ but offers no justice  

The International Criminal Court won't open a full investigation into war crimes committed by British troops in Iraq, despite finding a “reasonable basis” to believe war crimes were committed.

The Troublemaker—Rishi Sunak eats at private club while freezing workers’ pay

Rishi Sunak dined at a lavish, exclusive private club last week after telling around 2 million workers they would see a real-terms pay cut as inflation rises.

The Troublemaker—Top Met cop defends targeting ‘black lads’ for stop and search  

London top cop Cressida Dick has claimed that stop and search tactics are saving the lives of young black men in London. This is because they are more likely to carry knives apparently. 

Rich rats deserting sinking yachts for sealed bunkers

Not content with hiding away on private islands, the super-rich are now buying exclusive services to rescue them from pandemics, protests and climate catastrophes.

Deported under new regime for being a rough sleeper

Rough sleepers in Britain who have come from other countries face deportation under new immigration laws. These will be introduced when the Brexit transition period ends.

The Troublemaker—For Serco test failures the profits are still world-beating

Outsourcing firm Serco has announced its profits are set to soar after being paid to operate NHS Test and Trace in England.

Greensill cashes in with your cash

Greensill Capital has recently provided tens of millions of pounds of British government-guaranteed loans to two companies that employ just 11 people.

Eight people die in Glasgow hotel during Covid-19 crisis

Eight people have died at a Glasgow hotel used to shelter the homeless during lockdown.  

New law to give police and spooks a new licence to kill

Undercover cops and MI5 spooks will be given explicit permission in law to commit criminal offences under new law introduced by the Tories.

US state threatens to shoot anti-racists in Washington

The US state prepared to use live fire against anti‑­racist protesters in Washington, a ­congressional inquiry has heard

Billionaires are still cashing in on the Coronavirus crisis

“Pandemic be damned”. That’s the message from Forbes, which calls itself “the defining voice of ­entrepreneurial capitalism.”

Cummings’ PR mates keep getting lucrative contracts

A lobbying and PR firm co-founded by an ally of Dominic Cummings has been given two government contracts without competitive tenders during the pandemic.

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