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The Troublemaker—Para proud of role of soldiers who kept a skull for an ashtray

14 May 2019
Henry Thornton, from south Armagh, was shot as he travelled along Belfast’s Springfield Road in August 1971.

Crisis of political elite caused election losses

07 May 2019
Local elections in England last week reflected a deep crisis of mainstream politics

Security leak farce and Gavin Williamson sacking shows Tory weakness

07 May 2019
In many ways Gavin Williamson, the sacked Tory defence secretary, is a preposterous figure. As chief whip, he helped Theresa May become prime minister. Promoted to defence secretary in November 2017, he struck hawkish poses.

The Troublemaker—Is the latest royal parasite enough to save Theresa May?

07 May 2019
The arrival of royal baby Sussex on Monday was met with polite indifference by most people who don’t work in newspaper offices.

Contaminated blood inquiry hears victims’ horror stories as campaigners fear cover-up

07 May 2019
Victims of the contaminated blood scandal were treated like “dirt”, an inquiry has heard. The Infected Blood Inquiry began hearing oral evidence last week.

Tories battered in local elections—but Labour needs radical vision on Brexit and austerity to break through

04 May 2019
The local election results in England are a shattering blow to the Tories and to Theresa May in particular

Chaotic Tories’ election panic

30 April 2019
Theresa May and the Tories should go now.

The Troublemaker—Plenty of funds for top cops and sticks to hit people with

30 April 2019
A police chief who claims his service is ­underfunded has overseen a 50 percent rise in ­highly-paid officers.

Vote for Labour in local elections

23 April 2019
Local elections will take place in 248 English councils on Thursday of next week.

Brexit crisis - Tories say Theresa May has got to go

23 April 2019
Theresa May was facing a growing revolt as Brexit talks with Labour resumed on Tuesday.

The Troublemaker—Profits go up for firm denying benefits as one victim dies

23 April 2019
A SIX STONE emaciated man who was deemed “fit to find work” has died. But the company running the tests that deny people benefits is rolling in profit.

Sajid Javid’s life of crimes

16 April 2019
 

Don’t let Theresa May off the hook

16 April 2019
Theresa May found no respite on her Easter ­walking holiday in North Wales.

Are the Tories facing an existential crisis?

16 April 2019
Jean-Paul Sartre wrote a brilliant novel called The Reprieve, set during the Munich crisis of September 1938. He showed how the agreement that ended the crisis solved nothing, simply postponing the outbreak of the Second World War by a year.

Tories are making us sick, say NHS workers at Unison health conference

09 April 2019
Pressures faced by NHS workers dominated the Unison union’s health conference in Bournemouth this week.

Another accounting scam

02 April 2019
Over a quarter of audits carried out by the major accountancy firms don’t meet the standards of the accountancy regulator.

Tories rip each other apart amid Brexit deal shambles

02 April 2019
On Tuesday evening May deepened the Tories’ splits after she offered to work with Jeremy Corbyn to come up with a compromise Brexit deal. The move was a sign of May’s weakness. But it is also a trap for Labour.

The system is in crisis—fight to get rid of it

02 April 2019
Business as usual has broken down in politics.

The Troublemaker—Cops to investigate spooks’ role in Guantanamo torture

02 April 2019
Police have launched an investigation into MI5 and MI6 officers involved in the interrogation of ­suspects under torture.

Tories’ last big split denied them a majority for 30 years

02 April 2019
The Corn Laws in 1846 showed how our rulers can fall out—but still work together against us, writes Sadie Robinson

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