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Government knew years ago that the NHS could not cope with virus

The NHS failed a test of its ability to withstand a major pandemic more than three years ago but the results were not made public.

Never mind the coronavirus, what about the bottom line?

Never mind the coronavirus, what about the bottom line?

Boris Johnson’s mate got £1.4 million of your cash

A firm run by Boris Johnson’s tennis partner is being paid £1.4 million of government cash to help officials “network” rich people.

Rich buy access to the Tory party at a renamed dinner

‘People’s Prime minister’ Boris Johnson rolled out the red carpet for super-rich Tory supporters worth in excess of £25 billion at a lavish ball.

Thanks from super-rich criminals as Donald Trump hands them pardons

US President Donald Trump pardoned a clutch of super-rich criminals last week including “junk-bond king” Michael Milken.

Britain backs war crimes in Yemen after 32 killed in raid

Saudi Arabian airstrikes killed at least 32 civilians last Saturday in brutal revenge for a military setback.

Tories underestimate number killed by Universal Credit

The government has investigated 69 suicides that could have been linked to problems with benefit claims over the last six years

Grenfell Inquiry—firms ‘pass buck and blame each other’

The inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire heard last week that corporations had killed residents “in the pursuit of money”.

Bare faced cheek of London cops spying on everyone

The Metropolitan police has announced it will use live facial recognition cameras operationally for the first time on London streets

Drug company slammed for lottery for sick children

Drugmaker Novartis has launched an international lottery for its extremely costly gene therapy Zolgensma

It’s Harryverderci as racist royals regroup and rebrand

Not since the dark days of Diana has such a sense of dread and unhappiness surrounded the royal watchers of the British press.

Contaminated blood scandal could have been avoided

Hundreds of people affected by the contaminated blood scandal could have avoided infection had ­officials accepted help from Scotland

As cop hearing begins, Alfie Meadows demands justice

A police officer who allegedly hit a student in the head with a baton during protests in December 2010 faces a disciplinary hearing.

‘This is a story of abuse and this is a story of your royalty’

Virginia Giuffre in an interview with BBC Panorama said, “I implore the people in the UK to stand up beside me, to help me fight this fight, to not accept this as being OK

Prince Andrew’s lies on abuse scandal start to unravel

Prince Andrew secretly met Ghislaine Maxwell inside Buckingham Palace

The Troublemaker—British soldiers’ torture and murder covered up

Evidence implicating British soldiers in the murder of children and the torture of civilians was covered up by military commanders

The Troublemaker—Academy heads make vast fortunes for failing children

Head teachers and academy trust leaders in the state sector are collecting “fat cat” pay packages with some pocketing nearly half a million pounds a year.

The Troublemaker - Missing records point to cover-up over infected blood

The number of missing medical records, and patients whose HIV test results were withheld, are proof of a high level Whitehall cover-up, a

The Troublemaker—Cruel Universal Credit drives poor women into prostitution

Vulnerable women are being forced into prostitution because of the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) benefit. It is more evidence of why the nasty benefit must be scrapped now.

The Troublemaker—Fresh questions for Prince Andrew over Epstein abuse

Prince Andrew met Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire paedophile, at least ten times over the course of their 12-year friendship, according to an investigator.

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