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The Troublemaker - Hillsborough accused in court bid to block prosecutions

Six people who face charges in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster are trying to block the trials from taking place.

The Troublemaker - Inquest opens into the death of Rashan Charles after arrest

An inquest into the death of Rashan Charles opened in north London on Monday. Rashan died in July last year shortly after being stopped by the police in a shop in Hackney, east London.

The Troublemaker - Emotional testimony from survivors of the Grenfell fire

Survivors and the friends and families of people who died in the Grenfell fire gave a harrowing warning last week.

The Troublemaker - Theresa May sneaks out nine new vermin in ermine

Using the Royal Wedding as one of those days where bad news can be usefully buried, a list of new peers was released.

The Troublemaker - Government admits torture and kidnapping—almost

The Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) was an anti-Gaddafi Islamist militant group.

The Troublemaker - Number of people going to hospital for hunger triples

The number of people who are so malnourished they have to go to hospital has more than tripled in the last ten years.

The Troublemaker - was Lycamobile money laundered through the Tory party?

The government blocked a money laundering investigation into a firm that donated £2.2 million to the Tories.

The Troublemaker - Hunt was so busy cutting he forgot how many flats he had

Jeremy Hunt, who is apparently still the health secretary, failed to declare his involvement in a scheme involving seven flats in Southampton.

The Troublemaker - Cops ‘trying to hide as much as possible’ in spying inquiry

The inquiry into spy cops has finally confirmed that a joiner many campaigners knew as Mark Cassidy was undercover cop HN15, called Mark Jenner.

The Troublemaker - Secretive Etonians may be less than fully competent

SCL Group, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, was set up in 2005. Led by two Old Etonians, Alex Nix and Nigel Oakes, its pitch was simple—help politicians win votes.

The Troublemaker - US spy in charge of torture means Brit secrets stay safe

When the US spy Gina Haspel was presented to the queen at Buckingham Palace, she introduced herself as “minister-counsellor for co-ordination affairs” at the US embassy in London.

The Troublemaker: The Russians are coming and have bought the Tories

The level of confusion over what actually happened is matched by the level of bluster over the nerve agent attack on British spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter

Troublemaker special - Max Mosley and the Leveson inquiry

Max Mosley inherited his fortune from his father, Sir Oswald, the 6th Baronet of Ancoats.

The Troublemaker - Millions of workers cheated out of the minimum wage

Britain's lowest earners are being cheated out of the minimum wage, a new report has revealed.

The Troublemaker - would the last person to lead Ukip please turn out the light?

The racist Ukip party has got its seventh change in leader in less than one and a half years. Gerard Batten became interim leader following a vote to sack Henry Bolton at an emergency general meeting last Saturday.

The Troublemaker - Access to Tory ministers goes to the highest bidders at ball

It was the strongest endorsement of her premiership yet. Unfortunately for Theresa May it did not come from any cabinet minister.

Watches, guns and parties in corrupt car union scam

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) executive Alphons Iacobelli approved spending more than £22,000 on a party for former UAW union vice president Norwood Jewell

Unbiased judge rules he is unbiased in Loughinisland collusion case

Relatives of those killed in the Loughinisland massacre have welcomed a judge’s decision to voluntarily step aside from a case challenging a watchdog finding that police colluded with the killers

The Troublemaker - badger throttler clings on after Ukip no confidence vote

The racist Ukip party is embroiled in a fresh crisis. Its national executive committee passed a motion of no confidence in leader Henry Bolton on Sunday—unanimously save for Bolton, who voted against.

Troublemaker - judge concerned that pigs get a fair cop on collusion

There were dramatic scenes in Belfast High Court last week.

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