Jon Robins spends a day at a court in east London where a number of tenants about to be evicted – who should be provided with legal aid – are relying on a duty lawyer.
Documents from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) tell a tale of a ministry not fit to handle informing millions of women born in the 1950s that they would lose their pensions and complacent politicians unwilling to take action.
CJ Werleman on what the reaction to the violence in Oregon reveals about the rising threat of fascism in America.
Liz Gerard provides more evidence on the claim that Times editor John Witherow insisted on the controversial ‘Muslim foster carer story’ because it had been handed to the editor by an oligarch friend.
the local authority decided the threshold had not been met to show the boy was “suffering or likely to suffer harm”.
Jon Robins on why the failure of key evidence to be disclosed in criminal trials in recent years has long been an issue leading to miscarriages of justice.
Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University, on his new report examining how a reporter at The Times newspaper published three front-page stories which were fundamentally wrong and damaging to perceptions of Muslims.
Nafeez Ahmed on why the US’ version of events about the attacking of a Japanese-owned oil tanker raises more questions than answers.
Stephen Colegrave speaks to Kristina Lunz, co-founder of the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy, on why we need to fundamentally alter the lens through which we view foreign policy and how it is conducted.
It is almost five years since flight MH17 was destroyed by a BUK missile fired by Russian soldiers, yet many people still think Putin’s regime did not shoot down the plane.
New figures obtained by Byline Times and a recent report by the Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration indicate that the Government is now attempting to reduce the scale of its controversial policy.
He’s likely to be our next Prime Minister and said the public wants politicians who say it like it is. These queries from James Hanning should pose no problem to Boris Johnson then
A case has been brought by the Medical Justice charity against the Home Secretary on the challenging of possibly unlawful deportations.
David Hencke digs into new research published by the Department for Work and Pensions on the cost of compensating millions of women who lost out on pensions when the state pension age was raised from 60 to 66.
A case has been brought to challenge the Home Office’s policy of giving migrants just 72 hours’ notice of potential deportation.
CJ Werleman explores what it will take to shift the Australian Government’s controversial policy of sending refugees from Asia and the Middle East to offshore detention facilities.
The Government appears to have stepped up the sale of security equipment to Hong Kong following the Umbrella Movement protests in 2014. How does this fit with the UK’s role in standing up for the city’s people?
Stephen Colegrave talks to two journalists relentlessly exposing media criminality. Featured in a recent BBC Radio 4 documentary, Graham Johnson and Dan Evans are reformed journalists who now expose corrupt practices and illegal activities in the British media. Graham was the only reporter to have voluntarily come forward to admit to phone hacking in his…
In the second part of his profile on the Tory leadership favourite, Otto English explores Boris Johnson’s use of realpolitik in his drive towards grabbing the keys to No. 10.
Natalie Bloomer and Samir Jeraj report on how the tragedy at Grenfell Tower still hasn’t led to change for others living in poor conditions.
While the Football Association and Kick It Out strive for improvements, a new survey reveals shocking attitudes among those who attend top-level matches.
CJ Werleman on why the international community should hang its head in shame over its failure to help stop the genocide still ongoing in Myanmar.
Proposals by Hong Kong’s authorities to allow the extradition of suspects to China have caused outrage in the city. Does the law contravene the “one country, two systems” agreement between the UK and China?
Chris Grayling’s 2013 cuts slashed the legal aid budget by a third – £751 million. Jon Robins examines the toll this is taking on people’s everyday lives.
As the favourite to become our next Prime Minister launches his leadership bid, Otto English looks back on the life, times and the very many lies of Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson.
Civil servants in the Department for International Development ‘only wanted to hear good news’ to pass on to the UN, says disability charity.
Faisal Khan reports on the continuing questionable relationship between Britain and Saudi Arabia.
A report by the Charity Commission will single out Oxfam’s failures on sexual exploitation, while brushing aside the much bigger scale of the problem.
A cache of hacked documents which allegedly expose an FSB agent has been released by the Distributed Denial of Secrets, but the truth reveals the importance of UK shell companies
Jon Robins sets out how the erosion of ‘access to justice’ for huge swathes of social welfare law is having a very real impact on poverty in the UK
David Hencke reports from the extraordinary second and final day of a judicial review over the government’s decision to remove the pension rights of the #BackTo60 women born in the 1950s.
Aaron Greenspan, who claims to be the original creator of Facebook, attacked the giants of Silicon Valley in the UK parliament, alleging fraud, dishonesty, and data theft on a massive scale.
Football’s European governing body has acted quickly to support Spanish police investigating match-fixing and money laundering. Now matches across Europe are under scrutiny.
Two damning serious case reviews into the deaths of Dylan Tiffin Brown and Evelyn-Rose Muggleton reveal concerns about child protection in Northamptonshire.
Tech companies and civil liberties groups condemn British spy agency’s proposal to get around encryption using a hidden group chat facility.
Iain Overton’s analysis of how Parliament’s 50 MPs with service backgrounds vote on issues such as military intervention, Brexit, immigration and surveillance – and why this should be scrutinised.