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The Tory expenses on the bus go round and round


While many an MP likes an expense to claim, it seems a few are less keen on declaring them.

South Yorkshire Police stumble from crisis to crisis


The acting chief constable of South Yorkshire Police (SYP) has called for an “independent assessment of Orgreave”.

Tories have a long, nasty history of antisemitism


Papers with a long line in scapegoating are committed to opposing antisemitism. Good. No longer is picturing a man of Jewish heritage looking strange eating a bacon sandwich a story.

Troublemaker


Some 120 billionaires have stashed a total of £343.9 billion in Britain.

George Osborne pulls his Europe figures out of a hat


Bungling baron George Osborne has one trick— making numbers appear out of nowhere. But he uses it often.

Why did the press bury a story about Tory minister?


Tory culture secretary John Whittingdale has had a lengthy relationship with Olivia King, a woman who works as a professional dominatrix and escort.

The Troublemaker - of Panama


After leaked files from offshore firm Mossack Fonseca expose the secret stashes of the rich and powerful, Troublemaker roots through for the good stuff...

Troublemaker


Oil traders feast while farm traders hope for famine | The billionaire with no bank account | £100,000 spent on bedroom tax cases

George Osborne’s bungling budget is an expensive joke


The cost of a George Osborne budget joke has soared.

MPs make 400 claims for expenses less than a pound


Cameron loves you wherever you are|David Lammy’s unsuccessful phone record|Budget is for ‘stupid, affluent and lazy people’ |and more

Congratulations on your 82nd birthday - now you can retire!


“Work until you drop” is the message from the government and private pension firms.

Esther McVey is doing okay


Esther McVey, the former TV presenter and employment minister, had the bad luck to be one of the few Tory MPs to lose a seat to Labour last year.

Tories defeated in Lords and courts—and Wales says no


The Tories have suffered a series of defeats over the past two weeks.

Google pays some tax and Osborne goes in a chopper


Google has agreed to pay back £130 million in back taxes, which is nice of them.

The billionaires on the bus see their wealth go up and up


The 62 richest people on the planet are worth more than the combined wealth of half the world’s population.

The Troublemaker


Bungling Baron George Osborne warned against complacency over the economy last week.

Expenses for lazy Lords and honours for Tory cronies


Hundreds of thousands of pounds in allowances were paid during 2015 to peers who went through the year without ever contributing in the House of Lords.

Joy for Murdoch and Morgan as hacking cases are halted


Evidence at the trials of Sun journalists showed that Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper group prompted the police investigation into payments by its own papers. It did so because it wanted to escape a corporate prosecution for corruption. It has got its way.

No profit in peace as war gives gun runners an ‘uptick’


War is good for business. Defence companies have rushed to assure investors that they stand to gain from the escalating conflicts in the Middle East.

The Troublemaker


Cameron's plane stupid | People still believe The Sun | Ukip in Oldham |and more

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