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Revealed: the dirty secrets of the DUP’s ‘dark money’ Brexit donor

Richard Cook and David Cameron. Image:, fair use.MPs have called upon Richard Cook, the man behind a secretive group that channelled £435,000 to the DUP’s Brexit campaign, to “emerge...

Speech by President Donald Tusk: “November 11, 2018: Poland and Europe. Two Anniversaries, Two Lessons”

Press contacts Preben Aamann European Council President Spokesperson +32 2...

Tommy Robinson and the far right’s new playbook

In the last few years, a new kind of far-right activism has emerged. This new activism, comprised largely of online anger and offline protest, crosses borders yet is heavily nationalist. It has figureheads but no...

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

Here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit - beginning with the basics, then a look at the negotiations, followed by a selection of answers to questions we've been sent. It is a word that is used as a shorthand...

Alan Rusbridger: who broke the news?

By early 2017 the world had woken up to a problem that, with a mixture of impotence, incomprehension and dread, journalists had seen coming for some time. News, the thing that helped people understand their world,...

Jean Swanson goes to jail: Injustice is done

Anti-poverty activist, Member of the Order of Canada, and Vancouver city council candidate Jean Swanson was sentenced to seven days in jail for defying a court injunction banning protesters from the Trans Mountain...

True scale of UK role in torture and rendition after 9/11 revealed

British intelligence agencies were involved in the torture and kidnap of terrorism suspects after 9/11, according to two reports by the parliamentary intelligence and security committee.The reports published on...

U.S., UK, France strike Syria to punish Assad for suspected poison gas use

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S., British and French forces struck Syria with more than 100 missiles on Saturday in the first coordinated Western strikes against the Damascus government, targeting what they...

Who spent what on Facebook during 2017 election campaign?

Last week we learned more about the political adverts on Facebook pumped into people's feeds ahead of last year's general election.Using the site is free but getting noticed can be expensive.The Electoral...

Murder in Hampstead: did a secret trial put the wrong man in jail?

Lacey was not interested in the chaotic debris in the hallway, or the swarm of bluebottle flies on the stairs, as she made her way through the house at No 9 Downshire Hill in Hampstead on a warm June afternoon in...


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