This week's Troublemaker
Boris Johnson attacks the poor, media whipping up racism against migrants, how the rich slum it in style, high wire act comes to Heathrow
Conservative Party funding | Tories look after their daughters | Tories struggle against reality | Their holidays and ours | Tax reduction for stables we pay to heat | Farepak victims lose £1 million
Bosses of the top 100 companies in Britain have enjoyed a 14 percent boost in total pay. For the rest of us pay rises are lagging behind.
Immigration cops raid a wedding, but Britain is GREAT for rich migrants, the army's cunning plan and Tory corruption
It’s been another bad week for work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith.
Troublemaker takes a swipe at the new royal scrounger, and some other enemies
The forgetful Foreign Office has just admitted to the existence of a hitherto secret archive of 1.2 million files recording how Britain ran its empire.
Energy giants sit on £1.2 billion a year belonging to customers in credit because of estimated bills. And they make more than £12 million annual interest from people who pay by direct debit.
The weekly Troublemaker
Margaret Thatcher is as helpful to business in death as she was in life.
Set in 440 acres of Oxfordshire countryside and built around a striking 18th-century manor sits the Heythrop Park estate. It hardly screams “We’re all in it together”.
‘We should try to eliminate things that unnecessarily piss people off’
The week in quotes
MPs claimed a record £98.1 million on expenses last year. The inflation-busting 10 percent rise added £9 million to the expenses bill.
The week in quotes
The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA), or the military wing of the Daily Mail as it should be known, is pushing for jobseekers to do 30 hours of unpaid work a week, or lose their benefits.
The Walkie Talkie building’s concave structure focused the sun into a 50 centigrade solar “death ray” in central London last week. It melted the inside of a car—tragically a sports Jaguar. It happened due to cost cutting during construction. Architect Rafael Vinoly has form.
Warship HMS Brilliant torpedoed whales in Margaret Thatcher’s 1982 war over the Falklands.
Troublemaker’s favourite top cop Sir Norman Bettison just can’t stay away.