Behind the shocking story of a ‘spycop’ who incited firebombing lies one of Britain’s dirtiest secrets

Former construction worker Dave Smith of the Blacklist Support Group provided extensive testimony to the UnderCover Police Inquiry (UCPI) on how ‘spycops’ infiltrated and spied on workers over many years. The testimony included how one ‘spycop’ attempted to incite three of those workers to firebomb an office run by an exiled Italian fascist. But there is far more to this story than meets the eye, with lives lost from terror and a web of intrigue that stretched all across Europe. Incitement Some way through his statement, Smith explained: The Inquiry will hear how, on more than one occasion, [Carlo] Neri incited Core Participants Frank Smith, Dan Gilman and…

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Proposed £21 ‘coronavirus hike’ on household energy bills slammed as ‘shocking’ and ‘farcical’

British households may have to shoulder a hike on their energy bills from the beginning of April because of new proposals from Ofgem. The suggestion is already drawing strong criticism from groups which claim the energy companies have been “ripping us all off, plunging people into fuel poverty while raking in juicy profits”. Increase The regulator has proposed an increase to the maximum many households can be charged on their bills, claiming that the pandemic is putting pressure on energy companies. Ofgem said it is considering a £21 per household coronavirus hike to the default price cap when it next comes up for review. This would come on…

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New report reveals a shocking fact about the UK’s role in the climate crisis

A new report that largely analysed the US’ role in global plastic pollution has revealed a shocking fact about the UK. According to the report, the UK is the world’s second biggest generator of plastic waste per capita. The country only trailed behind the US for the amount of plastic waste generated per person and came first among EU countries. Amid the climate crisis, plastic pollution is a stressor the natural world really doesn’t need. It takes millions of lives each year of marine animals, as plastic waste often ends up in oceans. Meanwhile, plastic contributes to global warming – by generating “heat-trapping gases at every stage of…

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Jeremy Corbyn’s shocking suspension is met with an outpouring of solidarity on social media

Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been suspended, “in light of his comments” in response to an investigation into antisemitism in the Labour Party. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)’s investigation, published on 29 October, found Labour responsible for “unlawful acts of discrimination and harassment” in its handling of allegations of antisemitism. In his statement following the release of the report, Corbyn said he regrets it took “longer to deliver that change than it should,” but that: the scale of the problem was also dramatically overstated. This comment led to his suspension from the party. Corbyn told followers that he will “strongly contest” Labour’s decision to suspend him.…

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Leaked emails suggest shocking US mercenary plot in Bolivia

Bombshell leaked communications indicate scores of US military and intelligence veterans have been secretly recruited for wide-ranging covert action of an indeterminate nature in Bolivia. The private correspondence, which has already been reported on by Morning Star, and which hasn’t yet been fully verified, doesn’t offer specific details of what’s to take place and when. However, it does make clear something significant, and highly sinister, is in the works in the country. And apparently has been for some time, with around 1,500 mercenaries signed on to contracts of up to seven months for the operation. The deployment of these mercenaries was delayed by the elections being moved from…

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The shocking story of UK mercenaries in Sri Lanka

Phil Miller, co-director of the new documentary Keenie Meenie, talks to The Canary about his film which exposes a shadowy British mercenary company involved in war crimes in Sri Lanka. You can watch the full Keenie Meenie documentary for free below. By Pablo Navarrete Source link

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Test and Trace consultants paid ‘£7,000 day rates’ by government for ‘shocking broken system’

Private sector consultants are being paid day rates of around £7,000 by the government to help with its coronavirus test and trace system, according to reports. Sky News said it has seen documents revealing Boston Consulting Group (BCG) was paid about £10M for around 40 consultants to provide four months’ work between the end of April and late August.The broadcaster said the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) received a 10 to 15% discount from BCG, whose day rates for public sector work range from £2,400 to £7,360 for the most senior consultants.Its report comes amid ongoing criticism of the government’s £12bn Test and Trace system. (PA…

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