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Police had ‘no malice’ when they hoped a boy was raped

Two cops were dismissed from the Avon and Somerset force last week after they were recorded saying they hoped a teenage boy “got raped”.

The Troublemaker - Paradise Papers reveal that the have-yachts still avoid tax

Another glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous has come to light.

The Troublemaker - Thatcher’s Tories covered up the tainted blood scandal

Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.

The Troublemaker - The money was just resting in the academy trust’s account

An academy trust that recently abandoned its schools siphoned off millions of pounds to its own accounts.

The Troublemaker: Volkswagen fails to buy all the cobalt that children dig

Volkswagen came up with a new wheeze to make up for its last scam. It’s trying to buy the world’s cobalt production

Murdoch’s newspapers paid for spook on spook crime

Rupert Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers apologised in court and agreed to pay damages to a former army officer whose computer and emails were hacked.

THE TROUBLEMAKER: Vultures circle to cash in on vulture capital’s failures

Up to 3,000 pilots, cabin crew, engineers and others woke up out of a job on Monday after Monarch airline entered insolvency

Troublemaker - Tories refuse to pay for work to stop another Grenfell Tower fire

The Tories are hampering efforts to prevent a similar tragedy to the Grenfell Tower fire from happening in the future.

Conflicts and climate change have caused a rise in hunger

War and climate change are key factors behind a rise in worldwide hunger—the first in over a decade, according to a new United Nations (UN) report

Grenfell fire inquiry starts as survivors still suffer trauma

It is three months since a fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 80 people

The Troublemaker - For lobbyists, ‘It’s time for us to start doing Labour again’

Lobbyists are slowly moving towards Labour.

Fat cats are the acceptable face of capitalism for May

Theresa May attacked greedy bosses to mask a U-turn on plans to curb fat cat pay this week.

Private hospitals avoid £52 million tax bill by posing as charities

Private hospitals will dodge up to £52 million in business rates over the next five years, according to surveyors CVS.

Warning—fat cat thieves are operating out of your train station

Commuters in Britain spend six times as much on rail fares as passengers in the rest of Europe.

Keep the health department off the contaminated blood inquiry

A former bishop brought in to save the contaminated blood scandal inquiry has said the Department of Health (DoH) should be removed from the inquiry.

Scuppered—Katie Hopkins and the nautical Nazi people smugglers

A gaggle of far right fools have managed to make a mess of “Defending Europe”.

Thatcher, chemical weapons, a scab union and Piper Alpha

Margaret Thatcher suggested threatening Iraq with chemical weapons after the 1990 invasion of Kuwait, declassified documents show.

Orange culture and heritage on display at flute band party

A fancy dress party organised by a flute band in an Orange Order hall has caused outrage after it was won by a man and woman dressed as Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun.

SAS murders in Afghanistan are covered up at least twice

Members of Britain’s Special Air Service (SAS) covered up evidence that they killed unarmed Afghan civilians in cold blood

Loyalist terrorist’s 200 guilty pleas keep collusion hidden

Ulster Volunteer Force terror boss-turned-supergrass Gary Haggarty pleaded guilty to 200 terror related offences last week

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