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Top Tory blasts members of his own party for ‘racist’ leaflet which was ‘approved by Conservative HQ’28 March 2018 | Mirror
Former Minister Nick Boles said those responsible should apologise — but a local councillor says “senior” members of the party approved the flyer.
A Conservative councillor raised fears about being recorded in taxis... by joking about using racist language in private.
Gregory Lauder-Frost spouted bile about justice campaigner Baroness Lawrence and broadcaster Vanessa Feltz.
The Conservatives have been accused of “economic murder” for austerity policies which a new study suggests have caused 120,000 deaths.
Bush, then 79 years old, groped her buttocks at a November 2003 event in The Woodlands, Texas, office of the CIA where Corrigan’s father gathered with fellow intelligence officers and family members to meet Bush, Corrigan said. Corrigan is the sixth woman since October 24 to accuse Bush publicly of grabbing her buttocks without consent.
Tory donor Lord Ashcroft ignored rules around the management of his offshore investments, leaked documents suggest.
The vile taunts were sent to a group on the encrypted phone app — which ironically Home Secretary Amber Rudd is trying to crack down on.
A former mayor has been suspended by the Tories after allegedly posting a racist ‘joke’ on Facebook comparing Asian people to dogs.
The latest research reveals Gorka's use of an honorific used by sworn members of the Vitézi Rend order, an extremist far-right Hungarian group.
Trump’s counter-terrorism adviser is looking more and more Nazi-ish.
These new heat maps show us graphically for the first time the real picture of the unfair way the money from the Transition Grant Scheme was handed out across the country. We can clearly see how the largest pots of funding has been concentrated in Conservative councils in the south of the country while more northerly, predominantly Labour councils have received little or nothing.
The DUP's revelation about their Brexit donation leaves us with more questions than answers...
A Conservative councillor has been suspended after making “inappropriate and offensive comments” to an anti-hunt protester.
Koch brothers’ father did business with the Nazis, book claims — just like Prescott Bush, Henry Ford & some U.S. corporations12 January 2016 | Salon
A who’s who of powerful American corporations and business leaders worked with the Third Reich.
The Quilliam Foundation, a counter-extremism think-tank in London that has influenced British government national security strategies, has received over a million dollars in funding from an American conservative philanthropic organisation, with close ties to the Tea Party and extreme right-wing Christian networks.
Unseen papers show cabinet members promoted a documentary aimed at influencing trial of the ‘Shrewsbury 24’ building workers.
Nadhim Zahawi will be paid £20,125-a-month from Gulf Keystone for working as little as eight hours.
A company chaired by the former leader of the Conservative party made payments to a Somali government adviser as they were agreeing a lucrative oil contract with the troubled east African country, the Guardian has learned.
Labour MP Simon Danczuck said the newly unearthed documents prove ‘the full weight of the British establishment, including MI5, colluded in a cover-up’.
It is with deep disappointment that I read excerpts of your speech provided by Downing Street to the press, purporting to set out a five-year strategy to tackle fundamentalist terrorism, which — whatever its intentions — is thoroughly misguided, and destined to plunge this country, as well as the Middle East, into further chaos and misery.
The budget is a cynical one-nation fraud. The reality is a huge transfer of resources from poor to rich.
Chancellor George Osborne’s family business made £6m in a property deal with a developer based in a tax haven, Paul McNamara and Guy Basnett investigate.
White-nationalist group that influenced alleged Charleston shooter is subsidized by American taxpayers23 June 2015 | The Center for Public Integrity
Council of Conservative Citizens is ‘social welfare’ organization that pays no federal taxes
Elites are using the Henry Jackson Society to sell surveillance, war, white supremacism, banks, and misogyny.
Party admits it sent informant into Thanet branch of Stand Up to Ukip during election campaign, and protesters claim he urged them to deface posters.
We learned recently from Paris that the Western world is deeply and passionately committed to free expression and ready to march and fight against attempts to suppress it. That’s a really good thing, since there are all sorts of severe suppression efforts underway in the West — perpetrated not by The Terrorists but by the Western politicians claiming to fight them.
The measures would give the police powers to apply to the high court for an order to limit the “harmful activities” of an extremist individual. The definition of harmful is to include a risk of public disorder, a risk of harassment, alarm or distress or creating a “threat to the functioning of democracy”.
The ultimate determinant of which party won the elections was the money behind their political campaigns — the winning and losing parties correlate directly with the quantity of funding received. Yet there is also compelling evidence of another factor — interference from Britain’s security services.
Senior Tory peer and former Times editor, Lord Finkelstein, sits on board of think-tank promoting far-right racism and extremism.
Matthew Hancock, the conservative energy and climate change minister, has accepted £18,000 from a board member and funder of the UK’s most notorious and secretive climate sceptic lobby group.
One in five of the businessmen who signed pro-Tory letter were given honours by David Cameron and one third are Tory donors1 April 2015 | Independent
One in five of the businesspeople who signed a letter supporting Tory economic policy were given honours by David Cameron in the last few years, while one third have donated money to the Conservative party, an analysis by the Independent shows.
Behind the facade of concern about terrorism is a network of extremist neoconservative ideologues, hell-bent on promoting discrimination and violence against Muslims and political activists who criticise Israeli and Western government policies.
PROF Douglas McWilliams is seen slumping dazed on a sofa after repeatedly smoking on the makeshift crack pipe in footage which will heap embarrassment on the Chancellor.
It must be galling for true believers in Margaret Thatcher’s privatising mission that 35 years after she launched it two of the country’s most popular institutions, the NHS and the BBC, are still publicly owned. It doesn’t quite fit the tale of the triumph of the market. Both organisations still deliver prized universal public services, anathema to the neoliberal mindset. But both also bear the scars of the Thatcherite onslaught, continued under New Labour and Tory governments, including in the form of outsourcing and internal markets.
From the AP history ban to university budget cuts, education in America is taking a hit from the right.
Margaret Thatcher was adamant officials should not publicly name Sir Peter Hayman, a senior diplomat connected to a paedophile scandal, even after she had been fully briefed on his activities, examination of formerly secret papers released to the National Archives shows.
The culture war that so defines current debates between the left and right sides of politics has its history in the barmy theory of ‘cultural Marxism’.
Nigel Farage, who has pledged to build a “people’s army” separate from vested interests, has identified hedge funds and their owners as crucial to Ukip’s financial future.
Picture exclusive: Ukip's Neil Hamilton and the club that wants ‘civilised rule’ restored in South Africa15 December 2014 | Independent
The year is 1998. The venue is a Springbok Club meeting. The flag is a symbol for white supremacists in South Africa. And the speaker is Ukip’s deputy chairman.
Jacob Rees-Mogg spoke in four debates in the Chamber in support of the tobacco, mining and oil and gas industries without declaring that he is a founder and director of a firm with multimillion-pound investments in the sectors.
Simon Danczuk says former Conservative Solicitor General tackled him on the evening before he was due to give evidence to Home Affairs select committee.
The cabinet secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, has David Cameron “by the balls” and the prime minister does nothing without Heywood’s permission, according to the former Conservative special adviser Dominic Cummings.
Ukip has struck a deal with a Polish MEP whose far-right party leader casually uses racial slurs and questions the Holocaust following fears that its grouping in Europe would lose millions of pounds in taxpayers’ funds.
Thirty years ago, Margaret Thatcher branded striking miners “the enemy within”. The chilling catchphrase embodied her government’s scorched earth onslaught on Britain’s mining communities – and gave the green light for the entire state to treat the miners’ union as outlaws.
Picture Exclusive — The year is 1998. The venue is a Springbok Club meeting. The flag is a symbol for white supremacists in South Africa. And the speaker is Ukip's deputy chairman.
All parties have been united in paying tribute to the late South African leader, but in the past things were more complicated.
The Traditional Britain Group tells Channel 4 News it wants black Britons like Doreen Lawrence to return to “their natural homelands”. Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has distanced himself from the anti-immigration group after it emerged that he gave an after-dinner talk to members in May.
Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Conservative MP, has said he feels “very silly” for speaking at a black tie dinner hosted by a man who advocates the repatriation of "non-indigenous" Britons, despite being warned of the group’s far-Right links.
Card featuring Thatcher at Chequers was sent to Libyan and Iraqi dictators in sign of how foreign policy has changed.
There's no gentle way to put it: People who give in to racism and prejudice may simply be dumb, according to a new study that is bound to stir public controversy.
Co-ops hand power to their members. That's not what the prime minister is offering.
An IoS Investigation: The murky world of Adam Werritty: Self-styled adviser ‘had links to Mossad’.
Labour and Lib Dem politicians have stepped up demands for the PM to explain ministers' involvement with Atlantic Bridge.
A British Tea Party campaign inspired by the electoral triumphs of the American movement is launching a series of challenges to the Coalition government.
The number of MPs with a financial services background has doubled since 1997, giving the City its best Parliamentary representation for decades.
Evidence was disclosed in the Guardian today that the London-based firm has carried out a huge cover-up of its role in an African waste-dumping scandal.
Tory leader admitted his party had got it wrong over sanctions when he later visited Mandela.
Shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley has apologised for remarks he made saying a recession could be “good for us” in many ways.
First it was David Cameron and Boris Johnson in a controversial Bullingdon Club portrait. Now something strange has happened to a picture of the Oxford drinking society featuring George Osborne and Nat Rothschild.
A British businessman who represents a Ukrainian oligarch is paying tens of thousands of pounds in donations to the Tories, the Guardian can disclose. Payments made by the businessman's company have caused concern to the Electoral Commission, which queried some of the donations earlier this year.
George Osborne's attempt at media manipulation has backfired.
The ‘values we share’ are celebrated by a shadowy organisation that has just held its annual conference. This is the British-American Project for the Successor Generation (BAP), set up in 1985 with money from a Philadelphia trust with a long history of supporting right-wing causes.
A Conservative donor has accused David Cameron of an “arrogant, Old Etonian” style of leadership and said he would give the party no more money.
David Cameron has hinted that he may resort to Labour's device of all-women shortlists to change the overwhelmingly male composition of his party in Parliament.
Despite Cameron's comments about equality, his shadow cabinet is home to 15 Old Etonians.
Conservative leader David Cameron has been attacked over his green agenda because he cycles to work — but then has his car follow with his briefcase.
Winston S. Churchill is the hero of George W. Bush and the neocons. But, says Michael Lind, they know very little about the great wartime leader. If they did, they'd be horrified.
As he walked away from HMP Kirkham, an open prison just outside Preston last Thursday morning, Simon Bakerman looked for all the world like any other anonymous ex-con taking his first steps of freedom. In fact, Bakerman, who had spent just over a year in jail for running an amphetamine factory at a Liverpool warehouse, is a cousin of the new Tory leader Michael Howard.
The Tory activist sacked from Iain Duncan Smith's leadership team for his links to the far-right British National Party has been expelled from the Conservatives. Acting Tory chairman David Prior said the action was taken against Edgar Griffin for “assisting the British National Party”, of which his son Nick Griffin is chairman.
Influential Tory MP Alan Duncan has become embroiled in a criminal investigation over an allegedly illegal multi-million-pound oil deal. The Pakistan government is probing a huge oil shipment in 1993, when British firm Vitol sold 280,000 tonnes of ‘contaminated’ oil to the country's state-owned power company. The fuel is alleged to have caused millions of pounds worth of damage to power stations.
In an emotional speech which instantly saw him accused of xenophobia and racism, he warned that a second Labour government would sell Britain down the river.
One pleasing improvement to Parliament Sq on Mayday was the green turf mohican and painted communist hammer and sickle on the statue of that racist old bigot Winston Churchill. He once described communists as “swarms of typhus-bearing vermin” and held similar views about everyone else who wasn't rich, reactionary and British like himself.
A bolt from the blue: Stephen Castle and Nick Cohen on the events surrounding the sudden death of Stephen Milligan13 February 1994 | Independent
On the day before Milligan's body was discovered, the People carried a report that the homosexual footballer Justin Fashanu had tried to do a £300,000 deal for a gay sex ring story which was said to be capable of toppling the Government.
As Buckingham Palace prepares to release its annual accounts, campaigners have rejected claims the monarchy earns money for the UK economy.
A YouGov poll published today shows the public's love affair with the Royal Family is at an end. The results give a clear picture of widespread disinterest in the Royals and a lack of enthusiasm for Saturday's royal wedding.
It seems to be a case of like father like son: Prince Charles has been engulfed in a race row after telling a woman whose mother was born in Guyana that she did not look like she was from Manchester.
PM told cabinet to mount campaign in attempt to halt public and media pressure on royal family that came to a head in 1992.
Prince Charles campaigned to alter climate-change agreements without disclosing his private estate had an offshore financial interest in what he was promoting, BBC Panorama has found.
About £10m of the Queen's private money was invested offshore, leaked documents show.
Paradise Papers leak reveals Duchy of Lancaster put money into retailer criticised for exploiting poor families.
Just 31 hereditary peers will pick a new member of the House of Lords in a bizarre election. Here are the 10 candidates.
Rhodri Philipps, the fourth Viscount St Davids, was convicted on Tuesday of two counts of sending malicious communications. He wrote on Facebook that he would put up “£5,000 for the first person to ‘accidentally’ run over this bloody troublesome first-generation immigrant”.
An aristocrat who wrote an online post offering £5,000 to anyone who ran over businesswoman Gina Miller has been found guilty of two charges of making menacing communications.
The Duke of Cambridge occasionally receives copies of confidential cabinet documents, the BBC has learned.
Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry has said it is a matter of “great concern” that 9/11 relatives in the US may be able to sue the kingdom for damages.
A Saudi prince is being held after Lebanese authorities seized two tonnes of amphetamines that were about to be loaded onto his private plane.
This secretive, archaic institution is a loophole in our constitutional safety net: the new Labour leader’s membership of it is a chance to make democratic changes.
The furious row over the footage of the Queen giving a Nazi salute more than 80 years ago has reopened the debate on the links between an aristocratic Ulster family and Adolf Hitler, whose hated henchman Joachim Von Ribbentrop visited their Mount Stewart estate on the shores of Strangford Lough in 1936.
Republic, a group which campaigns for a democratic alternative to the Monarchy, says the cost to the taxpayer is eight times the official figure.
His love of the environment is unrivalled, but the Prince of Wales’s carbon footprint appears to have grown in the past year if the bill is anything to go by. Figures out this week are expected to show that he spent £1 million of public money on air travel, due in part to his chartering of a private jet.
WikiLeaks has revealed secret Saudi Arabian influence in Arabic media and Islamic religious groups in Australia as well as covert monitoring of Saudi students studying at Australian universities.
Over the past eight years I have accumulated damning evidence by sifting through 30 archives all over the world that are open. Intelligence reports and German, Spanish and Russian documents show members of the British royal family were indeed far closer to Nazi Germany than has previously been recognised.
The only Al-Qaeda plotter convicted over the 9/11 attacks has told American lawyers that members of the Saudi royal family donated millions of dollars to the terror group in the 1990s.
A leading child abuse charity is urging Scotland Yard to review the sex allegations involving Prince Andrew to determine if a crime has been committed.
The monarchy embodies inequality and fosters conservatism. An elected head of state is embarrassingly overdue.
Grant to cover household running costs rises to £36.1m — up from £31m in diamond jubilee year.
Sakher el-Materi, son-in-law of deposed president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, attended lunch just months before uprising.
When Saudi King Abdullah arrived home last week, he came bearing gifts: handouts worth $37 billion, apparently intended to placate Saudis of modest means and insulate the world's biggest oil exporter from the wave of protest sweeping the Arab world.
Special exemptions to be written into Freedom of Information Act.
Prince Andrew used his royal position to demand a special briefing from the Serious Fraud Office weeks before launching a tirade against the agency's “idiotic” investigators at a lunch with businessmen in Kyrgyzstan.
The Queen is privately pushing for taxpayers to contribute an extra £44 million to the Royal household to cover the cost of refurbishments, letters released by the Treasury have disclosed.
Documents gathered by lawyers for the families of Sept. 11 victims provide new evidence of extensive financial support for Al Qaeda and other extremist groups by members of the Saudi royal family, but the material may never find its way into court because of legal and diplomatic obstacles.
Special Report: A Phila. law firm wages an epic legal battle to win billions from Saudi Arabia.
Whether Philip, who has four children with the Queen and eight grandchildren, is contemplating a Chinese-style one-child policy for Britain or other, more radical ideas, remains unknown.
Saudi Arabia's rulers threatened to make it easier for terrorists to attack London unless corruption investigations into their arms deals were halted, according to court documents revealed yesterday.
Linked by blood but twice divided by war, the royal family's relationship with Germany, its people and its troubled history has long been a sensitive one.
Prince Ernst August of Hanover, 26th in line to the throne, was last night accused of calling an airport security worker “an arsehole” and giving him a Nazi salute, just hours before he was fined more than £300,000 for violence.
Princess Michael of Kent was accused last night of insulting a party of black diners at a smart New York restaurant with a racist slur, allegedly telling them to “go back to the colonies”.
The Democrat's president candidate John Kerry is related to King Harald of Norway, and according to one expert, royal relation ensures that he will win the election this fall.
In investigating the life of Richard III, Tony Robinson was shown evidence to suggest that the royal line was tainted by the illegitimacy of Edward IV. As such, every monarch since has actually had no legitimate claim to the throne.
Princess Diana claimed there was a plot to kill her in a car crash in a handwritten letter only 10 months before she died. She gave it to her butler Paul Burrell with orders that he should keep it as “insurance” for the future.
This analysis was intended to disclose the critical role of Saudi Arabia in providing ideological and financial support for the new terrorism.
Strained Saudi-US relations were dealt another blow yesterday with the publication of allegations directly linking Osama bin Laden to leading Saudi princes.
Two British men have been arrested in Paris on suspicion of running a multi-million-dollar call girl ring that allegedly supplied prostitutes to princes, film stars and captains of industry.
Riyadh's former intelligence chief, Prince Turki al-Faisal, has been accused in US court documents of helping to fund al-Qaeda.
Alan Greenspan, chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board, received an honorary knighthood from the Queen yesterday and joked that the Government had worn him out during his visit to Britain.
Greenspan, who has helped steer the U.S. economy for 15 years, will be honored for his contribution to global economic stability.
The Swedish royal family was last night maintaining a stony silence after it was revealed that the queen's father was a member of the Nazi party.
The Belgian Government has threatened legal action against one of France's leading publishers for releasing a book linking King Albert II to a paedophilia scandal.
Aristocratic status is just a mouse click and a bank transfer away.
When it comes to picking the winner in the American presidential race, Britain's leading chroniclers of royal ancestors say they've never been wrong — not once in almost 200 years.
The Royal Family's bank, Coutts & Co, is being investigated by US authorities over allegations involving fraud and money laundering, according to a newspaper report.
One of the world's biggest and most active investment groups pays not a penny in tax in Britain, even though its portfolio of shares and bonds in this country is estimated at £15bn and its annual British profits from dividends and capital gains are thought to run to between £1-1½bn.
Rumours of a link between the US first family and the Nazi war machine have circulated for decades. Now the Guardian can reveal how repercussions of events that culminated in action under the Trading with the Enemy Act are still being felt by today's president.
Big Isle researchers claim the president and his top opponent are distant cousins.
A journalist uncovers new docs linking the Bush dynasty to the Nazis. A noted historian examines the explosive charges.
Is it a conspiracy or a coincidence? There is a long and tangled history between the Bush family and the elite of Saudi Arabia.
President Bush's grandfather was a director of a bank seized by the federal government because of its ties to a German industrialist who helped bankroll Adolf Hitler's rise to power, government documents show.
When Adolf Hitler needed money, who did he call?
Plan would enrich Bush corporate campaign contributors.
Germany's justice minister heightened the tension between Washington and Berlin over possible military action in Iraq yesterday by comparing the tactics of George Bush to those of Adolf Hitler.
Jamie Doward reports on how UK defence research could be compromised if innovator QinetiQ is bought by a venture capitalist firm linked to the Bush family.
Prescott Bush, $1.5 million, and Auschwitz: how the Bush family wealth is linked to the holocaust.
Even though I've spent some time with the rich and powerful, I'm still naive about how small their world is. It came as a shock to me that President Bush's family and Osama bin Laden's family have socialized with each other and been involved in business ventures together.
Legal Group Blasts Papa Shrub on Bin Laden Link.
J.H. Hatfield, author of the controversial book Fortunate Son, is found dead in an Arkansas hotel room.
George Bush's decision to ignore global warming and pull the plug on Kyoto is payback for the energy industries which backed him.
We want to know whether George W Bush won the election or did brother Jeb steal it for him? Our investigation suggest the answer lies in this shuttered building and in a very expensive contract between Governor Jeb's division of elections and a private company named DBT, which ‘accidentally’ wiped off the voter rolls thousands of Democratic voters.
Brown and Root's past as well as the past of Dick Cheney himself, connect to the international drug trade on more than one occasion and in more than one way.
For the Bush family, it is a lingering nightmare. For their Nazi clients, the Dutch connection was the mother of all money laundering schemes.
This year’s summit is all about war — but what they all want to conquer is artificial intelligence.
How much influence do private networks of the rich and powerful have on government policies and international relations? One group, the Bilderberg, has often attracted speculation that it forms a shadowy global government. As part of the BBC's Who Runs Your World? series, Bill Hayton tries to find out more.
The Bilderberg group, an elite coterie of Western thinkers and power-brokers, has been accused of fixing the fate of the world behind closed doors. As the organisation marks its 50th anniversary, rumours are more rife than ever.
The world's financial and political elite are to hold a closed meeting in France on Thursday where delegates are expected to be focusing their attention on post war Iraq.
An updated register of Lords' interests was published today — revealing that the disgraced peer Lord Archer has shares in a second-hand car dealership and that Lord Black of Crossharbour, the owner of the Daily Telegraph, is a member of the secretive Bilderberg organisation.
The annual meeting of the secretive Bilderberg group is underway, much to the delight of the conspiracy theorists, writes Madeleine Bunting.
Skull and Bones
One of America's great historical controversies intensified yesterday with the publication of fresh evidence that members of an elite secret society may have dug up the remains of the Indian leader Geronimo and displayed his skull in their headquarters.
Secret societies have a problem; they depend on publicity to earn their mystique.
Revelations that leading candidates for the US presidency were “Skull and Bones” members have provoked claims of elitism. Charles Laurence reports from New York.
Sen. John F. Kerry expounds on many issues in his presidential campaign, but he's completely silent on one topic: his membership in Skull and Bones, Yale's infamous secret society.
Bush, a loyal and particularly active member of Skull and Bones, a mysterious, historically misogynist Yale-based secret society, seems to have done almost all he can to promote a level of secrecy in government not seen since the Nixon administration.
Skull and Bones, the Ivy League, and the Hidden Paths of Power.
A rare look inside Skull and Bones, the Yale secret society and sometime haunt of the presumptive Republican nominee for President.
The Story People Magazine Won't Let You Read.