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The Troublemaker - US spy in charge of torture means Brit secrets stay safe

When the US spy Gina Haspel was presented to the queen at Buckingham Palace, she introduced herself as “minister-counsellor for co-ordination affairs” at the US embassy in London.

The Troublemaker: The Russians are coming and have bought the Tories

The level of confusion over what actually happened is matched by the level of bluster over the nerve agent attack on British spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter

Troublemaker special - Max Mosley and the Leveson inquiry

Max Mosley inherited his fortune from his father, Sir Oswald, the 6th Baronet of Ancoats.

The Troublemaker - Millions of workers cheated out of the minimum wage

Britain's lowest earners are being cheated out of the minimum wage, a new report has revealed.

The Troublemaker - would the last person to lead Ukip please turn out the light?

The racist Ukip party has got its seventh change in leader in less than one and a half years. Gerard Batten became interim leader following a vote to sack Henry Bolton at an emergency general meeting last Saturday.

The Troublemaker - Access to Tory ministers goes to the highest bidders at ball

It was the strongest endorsement of her premiership yet. Unfortunately for Theresa May it did not come from any cabinet minister.

Watches, guns and parties in corrupt car union scam

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) executive Alphons Iacobelli approved spending more than £22,000 on a party for former UAW union vice president Norwood Jewell

Unbiased judge rules he is unbiased in Loughinisland collusion case

Relatives of those killed in the Loughinisland massacre have welcomed a judge’s decision to voluntarily step aside from a case challenging a watchdog finding that police colluded with the killers

The Troublemaker - badger throttler clings on after Ukip no confidence vote

The racist Ukip party is embroiled in a fresh crisis. Its national executive committee passed a motion of no confidence in leader Henry Bolton on Sunday—unanimously save for Bolton, who voted against.

Troublemaker - judge concerned that pigs get a fair cop on collusion

There were dramatic scenes in Belfast High Court last week.

Trump book unleashes ‘fire and fury’ on the White House

A new book about Donald Trump offers a rare glimpse into the machinations of the ruling class

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.

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