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The Troublemaker—‘Unlawful’ to hand contract to firm run by Tories’ friends

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.

The Troublemaker—Care home raised fees to line rich bosses’ pockets

Britain’s biggest care home ­operator raised fees for residents in the pandemic while funnelling cash to its super-rich owners.

Priti Patel was lobbying over dodgy PPE deals

Home secretary Priti Patel faces fresh questions over lobbying to help her former adviser land multimillion pound PPE deals.

Tough year for rich with record rise in billionaires

 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.

Lord Lister and the loan for property developers

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.

Royals for hire to lobby the Russian government

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 lobbying for the military in Myanmar

Oil and gas firms are pressing governments hard not to impose any measures on Myanmar that might hurt their profits.

The Troublemaker — UPS takes spy in the cab to a whole new exploitative level

A worker for delivery firm UPS has revealed a hellish new surveillance plan from bosses.

The Duke is still dead! You’d better be sad, or else the queen gets it

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.

The Troublemaker—Deadly chemicals buried across Wales

Toxic waste including mustard gas is buried among more than 1,500 disused landfill sites across Wales.

The Troublemaker —Open the books of Tory MP who made cash off slavery

A Tory MP whose family made millions through slavery has amended his accounts and ­financial declaration-—again.

The Troublemaker—For Boris Johnson, charity definitely begins at home

Boris Johnson hopes to set up a charity to pay to refurbish his flat. Johnson apparently wants multimillionaire Tory peer Lord Brownlow to run it.

Queen’s love of horses and torturers knows no bounds

New evidence has emerged of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed holding his adult daughters hostage.

After Dilyn’s Watergate - put down all the Tory dogs 

The decay in Downing Street is getting absurd.

Hancock’s mate got a huge NHS contract for vital PPE

An associate of health secretary Matt Hancock owns a company that received a ­multimillion-pound ­government contract for the supply of PPE.

The Troublemaker—Cop tasers ill man nine times

A Met police officer has been given a final warning after tasering a man with mental distress nine times.

Chagos Islanders denied money from support fund

Less than £12,000 of a £40 million fund set up to compensate Chagos islanders who were forcibly evicted from their home by the British government has reached those living here.

The Troublemaker—Tories criminalise Travellers who have no place to go

Travellers will bear the brunt of a new discriminatory law from the Tories.

The Troublemaker —council votes to review construction of Margaret Thatcher statue

Previously, South Kesteven district council had agreed to fund the event, due to be held in Grantham, Lincolnshire, this year.

Fat cat corporations not even paying the minimum wage

Corporate giants and firms owned by billionaires have been exposed as not even paying their workers the minimum wage.

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