The first step to try and recover pensions lost for 50s women was taken just before the courts closed today. It will be the start of a long process.
Month: July 2018
One enterprising English law firm sits at the centre of a web of connections between Russian oligarchs and the British elite. An analysis of its connections shows how deeply Britain has been penetrated by Russian wealth and the potential threat it poses….
The horrifying hearings this week about sex offender Bishop Peter Ball and the duping of Prince Charles mean it is now time for the Church of England to act to stamp out sexual abuse.
Brexit Bombshell: All Northern Ireland people would be better off in a new united Ireland says new report
An economist’s report commissioned by the joint committee for the implementation of the Good Friday agreement says everybody in N Ireland would be better off in a united Ireland inside the EU. No wonder Irish diplomats did not want it released.
The tale of a Latvian coffee firm and what it tells us or doesn’t tell us about how money that may or may not be looted by oligarchs may or may not be laundered. But none of this may apply to this daydream over a cappucinno…
The response of editors to the judgment shows them out of touch with the public and digging an ever-deeper hole of contempt for their journalism
Proposals for a new law to guarantee anonymity to suspects for sexual abuse offences in the wake of the chilling judgement by Mr Justice Mann over the BBC’s coverage of the raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s home are wrong.
Revealed: The £271 billion “rape” of the National Insurance Fund that deprived 50s women of their state pension
The Treasury has saved a staggering £271 billion by stopping its contribution to the National Insurance Fund which has left 50s women waiting up to six years for a pension
The west criticises Ukraine for corruption and a violent right wing that enjoys limited popular support without looking at the context of the country’s war with Russia. By failing to do so it is placing its own security at risk.
Opinion: On 16 July Putin will meet Trump in Helsinki and try to realise a return on his investment in his tangerine tinted Fascist puppet. But time is running out for them both…
Over a year after the truth was public knowledge, Deputy Attorney General of the United States Rod Rosenstein announces the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officials for hacking and leaking data from the Clinton campaign, which was used to interfere in the US election of 2016.
Comment: A ridiculous cartoon character meets a pastiche of Victoriana, reality slowly sobs from within the confines of a layer cake made from bull excrement, and the general public continues to reject truth, suckling instead at the teat of a deranged nursemaid whose entire body is a cynical advert.
She used up capital cancelling Leveson 2 for them, but it did not buy her favourable coverage. She is the corporate papers’ ever-willing victim: the more she appeases them, the harder they kick her
Opinion: The ICO isn’t equipped to deal with a complex assault on Western democracy and a corrupted parliament pulls the strings. We aren’t asking if democracy has been tickled a bit, we’ve seen it die and there’s nobody coming to save us.
Race equality groups seek big changes to the mental health act to end stereotyping and overmedication
Race equality groups have combined to demand changes to the mental health act which is the subject of a little known review ordered by Theresa May and due to report later this year
The Crown Prosecution Service has decided there is enough evidence to charge ” Nick” the 50 year old man, who accused prominent politicians, military figures and a TV presenter of child sexual abuse, of perverting the course of justice.
A war of words and Ukrainian authors part 6: Chicken Kyiv? The courage of Ukrainian authors after the fall of Yanukovych
What my 15 minutes of fame in Kyiv in 2012 tells us about how special services control cultural life in an autocracy…
A Whitehall database of the nation’s state pensions accessed by Which? Money reveals the dire and unequal state of women’s pensions in contrast to the rosy picture presented by the DWP itself.
Vasyl Holoborodko is reluctant to talk about the Russian invasion engulfing his birthplace in the Donbas but his poetry is a powerful testimony to the effects of war and exile.
I have been compelled to withdraw an article regarding Citadele bank. But some questions remain…