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Anti-terror raids see armed cops on the rampage in London and Kent

The police acting on “intelligence” have carried out a series of raids in recent days.

The Troublemaker—private firms charge schools £8,000 for a window blind

Schools are locked into contracts that force them to pay high prices for minor items, such as £2,000 for a sink and £8,000 for a window blind.

Spooks sat and watched in secret murder trial of spy

A former spy who says he carried out a killing while mentally disturbed by his job was intimidated by the presence of MI5 officers at his trial.

Pre-pack trick lets bosses profit and dump pensions

Bosses have come up with a new scam to avoid paying pensions.

Ukip bigots fall out in latest episode of racist soap opera

The racist Ukip party has no MPs following last week’s resignation of Douglas Carswell. It’s the latest instalment in the ongoing saga that is Ukip.

The Troublemaker - Baron George Osborne’s job creation scheme for himself

The Troublemaker - now edited by George Osborne!

The Troublemaker - Spooks fight to cover up Britain's role in torture

The Ministry of Defence and MI6 are insisting that claims made by people tortured must be heard behind closed doors.

The Troublemaker - Labour MPs definitely won't challenge Jeremy Corbyn, honest

A number of Labour MPs say they’re definitely not going to challenge Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership. Not right now anyway.

Tories’ spiteful attack hits 150,000 disabled people

Tory ministers have rewritten the law to deny increased benefit payments to more than 150,000 people.

Utterly Nuttall-lie. I can’t believe Ukip isn’t racist! It is

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall seems to be easily confused. He is Ukip’s candidate in the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election due next week

Papers show Tories thought poll tax ‘proceeding smoothly’

Margaret Thatcher was threatened with a fine for failing to register herself for the hated poll tax which triggered her downfall.

Farepak rip off continues a decade after firm’s collapse

Ten years on from the scandalous collapse of Christmas hamper firm Farepak, its victims are still out of pocket

Cops get new shock weapon as evidence of fatal use rises

Police officers across Britain are expected to be issued with a new and more powerful Taser gun.

How we got Ukip to cancel their march

Nigel Farage promised to lead a march of 100,000 on the Supreme Court this weekend. So where are they? No one seems to know.

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.

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