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The Troublemaker—Tory MP declares interest in Africa some 11 months late


Tory MP Sir Henry Bellingham, a former Africa minister, is paid £30,000 a year to chair Clifton Africa.

The Troublemaker - Cops have secret plot against Kingsley Burrell campaign


Cops are organising in secret against the campaign for Justice for Kingsley Burrell.

The Troublemaker - one fifth of big companies paid no tax on their profits


One in five of Britain’s biggest listed companies paid not a penny of tax on their profits last year.

The Troublemaker—prison officers get go ahead for a new incapacitating gas


Prison officers have been given the go ahead to use a new type of gas on prisoners

The Troublemaker—£65,000,000 for Trump to play golf watched by cops


The US Secret Service has allocated more than £70,000 for golf cart rentals in South Florida this winter, apparently to protect president Donald Trump

The Troublemaker—MPs hide how £3 billion gets spent on spooks in Britain


Matthew Hedges said in the UAE last week he was a spy, and this week said he wasn’t.

The Troublemaker—Brexit chaos special


When the plot hits your eye like a big pizza pie you’re a Tory

The Troublemaker - Millionaire Tory landlord in sick video of Grenfell effigy


One of the six men arrested over a vile bonfire night effigy of Grenfell Tower is a property millionaire who owns an £8 million block of flats in Clapham, south London

The Troublemaker—Two thirds of richest firms won’t pay the living wage


Nearly two thirds of top firms fail to pay the “real living wage” while their bosses earn millions a year.

The Troublemaker—US mercenaries worked as a ‘murder squad’ in Yemen


A US company Spear Operations Group organised a private assassination squad to work in Yemen.

Troublemaker - Taser cops could be charged over Dalian Atkinson’s death


Two cops involved in the Tasering of ex-Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson, who later died, could face charges.

The Troublemaker—Fishing ‘codfathers’ make an offer that can’t be refused


Five of Britain’s wealthiest families control more than a quarter of the country’s fishing quotas.

David Cameron gave spooks a licence to kill and torture


MI5’s agents and informants have been secretly and officially authorised to carry out crimes without scrutiny

The Troublemaker—Royal relative is slammed for making cash from sick sales


The Duchess of Cambridge’s mum Carole has been blasted for ­flogging a Halloween ­costume of a princess ­splattered in blood

The Troublemaker - Tories in a U-turn over conference hologram


It would have at least woken up those who were nodding off at the back. But Jeremy Wright, the culture secretary, has axed plans to give his speech to the Tory conference as a hologram.

The Troublemaker —One in ten in poverty and yet more Tory cuts coming soon


More than one in ten people in Britain live in “persistent poverty”.

The Troublemaker - Second passports for the rich are the must-have buy


Dominica is good, Portugal is better, but Malta is best.

The Troublemaker - 60 percent of cops keep jobs in sexual harassment cases


Some 96 cops were punished for sexual harassment in the last three years—but most kept their jobs.

The Troublemaker - as some loan sharks go bust, beware the ones that remain


BrightHouse, a rent-to-buy loan shark shop, is selling second hand household goods returned by customers—and charging up to 99.9 percent interest.

The Troublemaker - Councils hit homeless people with up to £1,500 in charges


Homeless people face being charged up to £1,500 a year by councils to store their possessions.

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