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Ukip whines about speaking English to whip up racism


Troublemaker feels sorry for people sharing a train with Ukip's Nigel Farage, says 'let them pick strawberries and worries about the management structure of Mexican drug gangs

It's the rich landlords who are really cashing in on benefits


The hard right Ukip regularly claims that benefit claimants are a problem. But it seems they aren’t such a problem if there’s a money to be made.

Mixed marks for Gove with Nazis out but Scout scabs in


Troublemaker rarely celebrates a win for Tory education secretary Michael Gove. 

Vladimir Putin’s protest park is miles away and a protest free zone


This weeks Troublemaker leads on Putin's uncharacteristic burst of openness, Gove in Jag crash outside Buckingham Palace, Pickles claiming for biscuits and the Taliban hounding the SAS in Afghanistan, plus many more

Lobbyists are unconvincing over the minister for fracking


This weeks Troublemaker with stories on fracking, a former spy fallen on hard times, Philip Hammond's war weariness and much more

Cuts to red tape put bosses’ profit above workers’ safety


The government is planning to scrap or amend more than 3,000 regulations.

Climate reporting - It’s the end of the world as we know it, but TV feels fine


With freezing weather confining millions of Americans to their homes for days on end recently, you’d think their TV news would want to discuss climate change. But you’d be wrong.

Ukip in Brussels gravy train trousering hypocrisy scam


Troublemaker looks into Ukip's Euroexpenses, portraits of our leaders and the great academies scam

The things they say


This week in quotes

Complaints drown out Tory hunt for flood opportunity


Troublemaker finds the Tories making the most of floods, expenses and fox hunting. The police invest in removals, and some people worked very hard for gongs

How the royals scrape by at Christmas in Sandringham


This week's Troublemaker featuring a bout of "affluenza", trawling for yachts, the Met's adventures in Romania and much more.

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This week's Troublemaker

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Boris Johnson attacks the poor, media whipping up racism against migrants, how the rich slum it in style, high wire act comes to Heathrow

Conservatives keep donations all in the club


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 get 14% pay rises—20 times more than us


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.

Home Office enforcers are the worst uninvited guests


 Immigration cops raid a wedding, but Britain is GREAT for rich migrants, the army's cunning plan and Tory corruption

Iain Duncan Smith ‘very pleased’ as department sinks in crisis


It’s been another bad week for work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith.

Royal gathering that’s so humble it needs a fist-sized gold coin


Troublemaker takes a swipe at the new royal scrounger, and some other enemies

The government can’t keep track of its many imperialist crimes


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 companies snatch £1.2 billion in overpaid bills


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.

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