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Queen gets a regal pay rise of 23 percent - paid for by you

This week's Troublemaker leads on the queen pocketing even more cash

Having to put up with heavy yoghurt for the expenses

This week's Troublemaker leads on scrounging lords and ladies whingeing about food and service

Decades of terror collusion in Northern Ireland revealed

The role of the British government in supporting death squads in Northern Ireland was shown in a documentary broadcast in the Irish Republic this week.

Of course MPs are worth an extra £7,000 for cheap drink

Troublemaker explains MPs' pay rises, looks at more skeletons in Ukip's cupboard and visits a Scottish island

The kind Tory who aided Ukip - and a mystery leaflet

Royston Smith, the new Tory MP for Southampton Itchen, is a generous man.

The Troublemaker

Shares rise after banks get 'record' fine for rate rigging, real victims of austerity, capitalism fails, snog-gate, Ukip candidate goes to BNP, SNP loves business, MPs' pay rise, leeching Lord is back


Cops predict violence, Ukip leaders fall out, tobacco's great for MPs and the Lib Dems plan to 'rebrand'

Government of the rich for the rich backed by Tony Benn?

Troublemaker shudders at the horrors in Cameron's new cabinet, coos at a new baby called Charlotte and wonders when Texas became a threat to the US

At least some people are getting decent pay rises

Fat cat bosses saw their pay and perks surge by an average of £350,000 last year. The average chief executive of a FTSE 100 company earned more than £4.46 million in salary, bonuses, pension and other benefits in 2014.

The Troublemaker

Benefit scams of the rich and how the ruling class want the Orgreave inquiry kept a secret

Murdoch press gloat about shopping their sources

The Murdoch press took time out from calling migrants cockroaches to gloat over the collapse of a number of trials of journalists.

Who'd have thought austerity drives the rise in food banks?

The growth of food banks is directly linked to benefit cuts such as sanctions.

103 fat cat reasons not to vote for the Conservatives

Bosses who back the Tories in the press are party donors, tax avoiders, firms using zero hours contracts and others accused of blacklisting.

The Troublemaker

Erol Incedal did not plot to carry out terror attacks in Britain.

The Tory, the racists and the fake demonstration plot

Leading on the Afzal Amin scandal and including the City Link sackings

Hospitalising an employee is a great way to relieve stress if you're Jeremy Clarkson

Leading on the latest outburst by Jeremy Clarkson and including the overly firm denials of Grant Shapps

Cameron, the IMF and the army celebrate International Women's Day

International Women’s Day was a chance to celebrate—or patronise, depending on your view—women’s achievements.

Ukip stands for no policies but has plenty of prejudice

With just weeks to go until the general election Ukip STILL has no policies. But don’t think this reflects internal wrangling and rows within the racist party. On the contrary, it is in fact a cunning plan by party leader Nigel Farage.

Hypocrisy of Eric Pickles

Tory Eric Pickles has attacked Sheffield council for spending around £687,116 on translation services between 2011 and 2014.


Dozen Tory donors investigated over tax, energy profits down, everyone hates Ukip, rich get richer - poor get cuts, Lib Dems learn to smile, Gove's Jag

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