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Snooper’s charter passed to give the spooks more power

Parliament passed the Investigatory Powers Bill last week

Gas giants under fire for ‘hidden’ profits

The main energy firms are making much bigger profits than they claim, and other stories about the Tories and the rich

The Troublemaker

The Daily Mail was outraged last week at Fifa’s poppy ban. But it found an extra angle to get the venom really flowing.

Ukip candidates fall out over ‘homosexual donkey’ banter

The Ukip leadership battle is underway and candidates are on the offensive—against each other. Suzanne Evans, Paul Nuttall, Raheem Kassam and John Rees-Evans had announced their plans to stand as Socialist Worker went to press.

The Troublemaker - Labour's anti-nuke defence spokesperson backs Trident

Nia Griffith is one of those who quit the shadow cabinet, only to return following Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election as Labour leader.

Mazher Mahmood found guilty but tougher questions remain about the ‘Fake Sheikh’

Mazher Mahmood, known as the “Fake Sheikh”, has been found guilty of conspiring to pervert the course of justice.

Tory PR firm made Al-Qaida videos in Iraq for US spooks

The US military paid a British PR firm over half a billion dollars in the wake of the 2003 Iraq invasion to create fake terrorist videos in a covert operation.

Incompetent or corrupt Met coppers lose millions of files

Scotland Yard has lost 13 unsolved murder files and is considering whether they were destroyed by corrupt cops.

Market forces can’t contain cargo chaos death match

The market is a wonderful thing.

The Troublemaker

Swine of Chipping Norton is ready to live high on the hog 

SNP’s growth for Scotland depends on the lobbying industry

The Scottish National Party (SNP)’s vision for Scotland includes much corporate lobbying.

It’s cock-up after Balls-up for blundering blokes of Labour

Poor old Owen Smith can’t stop putting his foot in his mouth.

The Troublemaker

Locking people up in jail for having opinions the government doesn’t like isn’t enough for justice secretary Liz Truss.

A revolving door of people who grant bosses pay rises

The people hired by big companies to decide how much bosses should get paid are earning around £170,000 for attending a handful of meetings.

Pigs have got their snouts in the trough - and so have MPs

Chief constables and senior officers are grabbing tens of thousands of pounds in expenses—on top of huge salaries.

Cameron’s cronyism is a fitting legacy for pig man

David Cameron’s legacy is as it should be. A load of honours for his mates.

Tory government wants Thatchers’ cosy corruption to be kept secret indefinitely

Tory corruption is to be kept secret. Two files entitled “Cementation contract: Mark Thatcher and the Omanis” are listed as being “retained” for 65 years. Two others were “temporarily retained” with no release date.

Extra cash for Tory advisors as Pig Face One finally flies

David Cameron lined up his former chief of staff to become Britain’s new ambassador to France.

The Troublemaker

Troublemaker was shocked to hear the results of this year’s Sats tests for primary school children. Nearly half failed to meet government targets in reading, writing and maths.

Biggest Tory donor raided for money laundering and fraud

The Conservative party’s biggest donor, the telecoms giant Lycamobile, has been raided by French police on suspicion of money laundering and tax fraud.

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