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Jeremy Corbyn Reacts To Reporter Shoving Mic In His Face

Jeremy Corby reacted angrily to a reporter shoving a recording device in front of his face outside his home this morning. LBC reporter Charlotte Wright tried to question Corbyn over whether he thinks David Cameron should resign. The PM revealed yesterday that he had a stake in the Panama-incorporated Blairmore fund, which he sold before taking office in Number 10. But the Labour Leader wasn't prepared to add fuel to the debate. After greeting journalists outside his house he reacted angrily when LBC's Wright...

Is The Guardian The Biggest Hypocrite Of All?

The Guardian, along with its international media partners, can certainly be smug about the orchestration of this week's revelations. The Panama Papers look set to be one of the biggest scoops of the century and have already claimed the scalp of one World leader and implicated several others. But the paper is arguably as culpable as its victims in the shameful world of tax dodging. Political blogger Paul Staines has pointed to an inquiry by Guido Fawkes into the tax...

Public Gets Cameron’s Dirty Tax Dealings “In Instalments”

The full extent of PM David Cameron's dodgy tax dealings are been leaked to the public "in installments", according to Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson. Cameron came clean about his tax affairs yesterday after dodging questions for nearly a week.  The revelations show: - The PM and his wife bought in to the Panama-incorporated Blairmore fund to the tune of 5,000 units. - The pair sold the stake for an almost three-fold return before Cameron entered No....

Was Rogue One Filmed On The Jubilee Line?

Pictures from the trailer of Star Wars Rogue One appear to show striking similarities to London's Jubilee Line. The teaser for the much-anticipated film was released today, and fans were quick to spot the similarity. #RogueOne EXPECT DELAYS ON THE JUBILEE LINE DUE TO IMPERIAL TROOPERS ON THE TRACKS pic.twitter.com/gDiEJXjbZz — Tom Butler (@TomButler) April 7, 2016 Pictures from the Death Star bear a remarkable resemblance to Jubilee stations, possibly Canary Wharf, North Greenwich or Canada Water.  Oh man, imagine being 6...

Brits Set To Protest After Iceland Topples PM

Brits will protest outside Downing Street this weekend after similar protests in Iceland toppled Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson. Thousands of people in Iceland protested in front of the parliament building this week calling for the Prime Minister's resignation over the Panama Papers scandal. Demonstrators vented their anger following revelations that Gunnlaugsson once owned – and his wife still owns – an offshore investment company with multimillion-pound claims on Iceland’s failed banks. Protests in Iceland call for prime minister's resignation over #PanamaLeaks allegations https://t.co/39JK7QqNz8 https://t.co/BAfd5xLpfW...

A Guide To America’s Conservative Utopia

America's leading Republican candidates for president, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, have rabidly loyal grassroots voters. Both men's supporters viscerally hate the other and use social media to slander and brutalise the other man. Outside the conservative bubble, there is barely a hair's breadth between Cruz and Trump. One is a religious zealot who makes hay with bigots, the other is a crypto-fascist demagogue who wins favour with self-styled racists. Both are beholden to the extreme right in the Republican...

New Mississippi law means LGBT couples can be refused service

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor In Mississippi the Governor has signed off a law that allows public and private businesses to refuse to their service to same-sex couples, as long as that couple’s existence conflicts with the “sincerely held religious beliefs or moral convictions” of the proprietor. The news has caused widespread outrage and civil rights groups have said it is “a sad day for Mississippi.” Governor Phil Bryant said the bill: “merely reinforces the rights which currently exist to...

VIDEO – Use ‘clever financial products’, said George Osborne in 2003

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Please have  a watch of this video of George Osborne's 2003 appearance on BBC2's Daily Politics programme. The future chancellor encourages a caller to look into 'clever financial products' that let homeowners to pass on the value of their home to their children and also get personal care paid for by the state. 'I probably shouldn't be advocating this on television,' he later says during the conversation. Watch Video Here

VIDEO – Ronnie Pickering is BACK and foul-mouthed as ever

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor A new Ronnie Pickering video has emerged, this time is he a force for good? The footage, which could be taken by himself, shows him having a go at a parking attendant who had approached an elderly couple, with a disabled badge, who had parked up on double yellow lines. Most people will remember when he made national news after a four-letter tirade of abuse at a moped rider and asking him "Do you know...

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