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Cash and burn - the truth behind the Volkswagen scandal

Volkswagen have been caught trying to rig emissions tests to make their diesel cars seem “cleaner”. The scandal has exposed how car manufacturers bend and break the rules in the drive for profit. But, as Simon Basketter argues, corruption and con tricks aren’t about bucking the system—they’re part of it

Labour - a party founded on conflict

Divisions between the left and right within the Labour Party are big news. They flow from a compromise that lies at the heart of the party, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Panicking elite try to divert blame for Hajj disaster

Political pressure is growing in Saudi Arabia after over 700 pilgrims were crushed to death last week


Class prevails as the nervy Tories fall out

It took a week. Asked about the allegation that he put his penis in the mouth of a dead pig, David Cameron said, “Everyone can see why the book was written and everyone can see straight through it.

Labour’s new leader, the press and a pig

Prime minister David Cameron having sex with a dead pig strangely did not top the headlines on Radio 4’s Today news programme on Monday of this week.

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