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Troublemaker: MP told of ‘jam on the cake’ to frame Birmingham Six

Evidence against the Birmingham Six was “enhanced”, a police chief told a Tory MP years before their eventual release.

Fraudsters’ feeding frenzy to grab steel workers’ pensions

Attacks on steel workers’ pensions at Tata have led to a “feeding frenzy” of advisers and fraudsters looking to cash in

‘Let her eat biscuits,’ Bath protest tells Dame Glynis

Students at the University of Bath sent a strong message to their hated vice chancellor last week

Payment after SAS secretly kills three men in Afghanistan

The family of three Afghan farmers allegedly killed by a team of SAS soldiers was paid “compensation” by the British government

Tory cuts meant the ‘economic murder’ of 120,000 people

Tory NHS and social care cuts are “economic murder” and could cause 100 unnecessary deaths a day without emergency funds, a report has warned.

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.

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