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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

Meddling man with medals worries Corbyn won’t kill


General Sir Nicholas Houghton—chief of the defence staff—decided to use Remembrance Sunday to argue for the importance of killing lots of people.

Cameron meets poor people and Tories get charitable


David Cameron insisted he does know poor people on daytime televison this week. Presumbly he meets them on the way to his new club.

The Troublemaker


The publicity shy war criminal Tony Blair has opened a public relations offensive before the publication of the Chilcot report.

The one percent get half the wealth and half the people get one percent


A stark report highlighting the gross inequality between the world’s richest and poorest has revealed the top 1 percent of the global population now holds half its wealth.

The Troublemaker


Oh my Lords! The meetings and the shares stay secret

Hard working tax breaks for the hard working millionaires


David Cameron claims he will leave office having made the Tories the party of “ordinary working families”.

The things they say


‘It’s important to do the stuff behind the scenes’

David Cameron loves all the animals except for the foxes


David Cameron has yet to explain why he wrote to the government’s top lawyer after a friend at Heythrop Hunt was charged with fox hunting in 2008. 

Porkies, prime ministers and the posho pig parties


David Cameron is accused of having sex with a dead pig.

Cameron’s Lord cronies don’t even turn up for expenses


David Cameron has dished out peerages to 26 Conservative cronies.

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