To know Russia, you have to think like a criminal. If I were Putin, my game would be this…
Month: May 2017
Revealed: Faked bills and dodgy deals How Assetco conned auditors and ripped off London and Lincoln’s firefighters
Following the huge fine given to Grant Thornton and Robert Napper, the Financial reporting Council reveal how Assetco fiddled the books using fake claims made to the London Fire Brigade.
Dutch Senate votes in favour of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine
There has been a perceptible shift from the Tories to Labour during the campaign. How much of it is non political vibes now the voters can see both leaders in action? And do the young count?
Fined £3.5m for professional misconduct: Grant Thornton approved dishonest accounts for London and Lincolnshire’s privatised fire engines
One of the country’s leading accountants, Grant Thornton, have been fined and a retired partner disbarred for three years for professional misconduct in auditing a company that ran London and Lincolnshire’s privatised fire engines.
European Commission holds a debate on the future of European defence and faces up to hybrid threats.
Trump leaked the deployments of two US nuclear submarines risking maritime operations and personnel.
Met Police drop cases against a man accused of stalking a child sex abuse survivor and a woman journalist and another man after raiding his home.
Declassified Report By US Intelligence Agencies concludes Putin ordered hybrid offensive on the West
European Commission receives mandate to begin negotiations with the UK
EU members to pursue structural reforms, boost investment and strengthen their public finances.
A broadly overlooked intelligence report by US Intelligence Agencies confirms Russian subversion.
British journalism is failing democracy and our journalists don’t seem to care
Full statement on Russian Hybrid Threat sent to authorities released in public interest.
Evidence from a journalistic investigation into Russian subversion sent to worldwide authorities
The Tories are going to axe the winter fuel allowance- stealing Labour clothes in their 2015 manifesto. But it either won’t work or be deeply unfair and regressive.
The #snowman investigation concludes with the shocking finding World War Three has already started.
Worse still: May’s promise to ditch Leveson 2 and cheap arbitration would give the corporate national papers carte blanche to breach our rights in future
The West comes together in Prague to address the very real Russian threat to democracy
Computer specialists tracking Russian state hackers say North Korea link not unique and unproven.
This investigation celebrates as the ICO launches a formal investigation into data analytics…
Commission follows up on infringement procedure against Hungary concerning its asylum law
Trump’s seedy relationship with Russia takes a darker turn, leaking classified intelligence to spies
The bitter dispute over the sacking of disabled and black and ethnic minority staff by the Equality and Human Rights Commission continues with a month of strikes across Britain.
This is the #WarRoom briefing for Tuesday the 16th of May 2017, including #Snowman bitesize
This is the #WarRoom briefing for Monday the 15th of May 2017, including #Snowman bitesize
Putin and Trump have spear-phished democracy but their Ransomware can’t be fixed by a software patch
The dead hand of the Treasury has destroyed Britain’s chance to become a world leader in green technology
The complex web of Trump and Brexit ties to Russia deepen… By J.J. Patrick and Wendy Siegelman
Asked about the most important issues facing Britain since World War II, PM May has nothing to say.
A damning indictment on the dangerous failure of privatisation in the criminal justice system by a former Tory MP
A practising criminal barrister and fortmer Tory MP , Jerry Hayes provides prima facie evidence on why the privatisation of the Forensic Science Service is leading to dangerous miscarriages of justice and should be reversed
Why Theresa May must ensure transparency between top politicians and big business during Brexit negotiations
Brexit will allow the City to make billions through currency speculation on the outcome of the talks. That is why the government must ensure full transparency of all financial relationships by ministers and their close relatives – starting with the current PM and her husband.
Within Leave.EU’s business network sits a plain looking diamond. Lesotho faces elections in June…
Daniel Janner QC wants the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse to be closed down and finds the chair incompetent. Why? Because it would not agree to dropping any investigation into allegations against his late father
The Tories had a stellar victory in the local elections. Labour must fight back – one way might be to combine its vision for Britain with its vision for Brexit.
Two brilliant events that look to the future
Has someone else taken an active role in terror attacks aimed at the democracies being targeted?
Marine Le Pen’s financial links and open investigations reveal the scale of Russia’s EU operations.
Cambridge Analytica has responded to this investigation with a request for clarifications.
On the very last day of Parliament the speaker John Bercow has declared he has just received £20,000 in donations to fight his re-election campaign- two of them come from figures close to Tony Blair and Ed Miliband and were involved in the infamous ” Cash for Honours” scandal that went nowhere.
Behind a labyrinthine network of data companies sits the connection between Trump, UKIP, and Russia.
There is near-silence about the future of the media in this election, yet the winners must take momentous decisions about broadcasting and the press
Right-wing parties are working together globally and this international network is linked to Russia.
Exclusive:Cabinet Office responds to allegations of Prime Minister’s Brexit ” conflict of interest “
Sources say the Cabinet Office Propriety and Ethics Team have launched an inquiry into whether there is a conflict of interest between Theresa May and her husband, Philip, over his job at the Capital Group, which makes millions of pounds in market sensitive information,including from Brexit.