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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.

Scuppered—Katie Hopkins and the nautical Nazi people smugglers

A gaggle of far right fools have managed to make a mess of “Defending Europe”.

Thatcher, chemical weapons, a scab union and Piper Alpha

Margaret Thatcher suggested threatening Iraq with chemical weapons after the 1990 invasion of Kuwait, declassified documents show.

Orange culture and heritage on display at flute band party

A fancy dress party organised by a flute band in an Orange Order hall has caused outrage after it was won by a man and woman dressed as Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun.

SAS murders in Afghanistan are covered up at least twice

Members of Britain’s Special Air Service (SAS) covered up evidence that they killed unarmed Afghan civilians in cold blood

Loyalist terrorist’s 200 guilty pleas keep collusion hidden

Ulster Volunteer Force terror boss-turned-supergrass Gary Haggarty pleaded guilty to 200 terror related offences last week

The things they say—Guardian special

The Guardian newspaper has been smugly congratulating itself for eventually backing Jeremy Corbyn. Here are some earlier Guardian headlines...

Tory MP is charged over 2015 election campaign expenses

TORY MP Craig Mackinlay has been charged with failing to fully declare his 2015 election expenses.

Ukip’s racist manifesto is an open declaration of war on Muslims

The racist Ukip party launched its general election manifesto on Thursday of last week

Tories launch secret plans to stop your secret messages

The Tories don’t understand encryption so they are trying to get rid of it.

Anti-terror raids see armed cops on the rampage in London and Kent

The police acting on “intelligence” have carried out a series of raids in recent days.

The Troublemaker—private firms charge schools £8,000 for a window blind

Schools are locked into contracts that force them to pay high prices for minor items, such as £2,000 for a sink and £8,000 for a window blind.

Spooks sat and watched in secret murder trial of spy

A former spy who says he carried out a killing while mentally disturbed by his job was intimidated by the presence of MI5 officers at his trial.

Pre-pack trick lets bosses profit and dump pensions

Bosses have come up with a new scam to avoid paying pensions.

Ukip bigots fall out in latest episode of racist soap opera

The racist Ukip party has no MPs following last week’s resignation of Douglas Carswell. It’s the latest instalment in the ongoing saga that is Ukip.

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