London’s golf courses make up an area larger than the borough of Brent and there is enough space on publicly owned courses to house 300,000 people, according to new research.
The government has been forced to say it will publish all the names of companies that received PPE contracts after being referred into a fast-track “VIP lane” by ministers.
A former British diplomat has said he is “convinced” there was “military intelligence exploitation” of a British Airways flight that landed in Kuwait during the Iraqi army’s 1990 invasion, which led to the capture and mistreatment of nearly everyone on board,
A secret club for major Tory donors has been holding regular meetings and calls with prime minister Boris Johnson and the chancellor Rishi Sunak.
A report into the disgraced financier Lex Greensill’s relations with the government has only mildly criticised former Tory prime minister David Cameron—and handily blamed someone who is dead.
Top drug companies have been found guilty of increasing the price of a life-saving steroid treatment by more than 10,000 per cent and paying rivals to stay out of the market.
Southern Water was fined a record £90 million last week for deliberately dumping billions of litres of raw sewage into protected seas over several years for its own financial gain.
At least 16 individuals with close ties to the Tories, including donors, peers and former MPs, have been given lucrative oversight jobs in key Whitehall departments.
Four Saudis who participated in the 2018 killing of columnist Jamal Khashoggi received paramilitary training in the United States the previous year under a contract approved by the US State Department.
Did it happen in Britain? A French court has ordered Ikea to pay a fine of £860,000 after the furniture chain was found guilty of spying on staff.
Tory cabinet minister Michael Gove broke the law when the government handed a £560,000 Covid-19 contract to a business he had “personal connections” with.
Britain’s biggest care home operator raised fees for residents in the pandemic while funnelling cash to its super-rich owners.
Home secretary Priti Patel faces fresh questions over lobbying to help her former adviser land multimillion pound PPE deals.
According to the The Sunday Times Rich List the combined wealth of Britain’s 250 richest people has grown by a sixth in the past year. It is up from £566 billion to £658 billion.
Homes England is a government agency set up with the purpose of funding “affordable homes”. It met on 9 May 2019 to consider a request from a luxury property company for a £187 million publicly-backed loan.
Prince Michael of Kent was willing to use his royal status for profit, and to seek favours from Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Oil and gas firms are pressing governments hard not to impose any measures on Myanmar that might hurt their profits.
A worker for delivery firm UPS has revealed a hellish new surveillance plan from bosses.
Racists across Britain, and the world, united in mourning last Saturday to remember Prince Philip. It was a fitting send off for the dead royal, who dedicated his entire life to being rich and racist.
Toxic waste including mustard gas is buried among more than 1,500 disused landfill sites across Wales.