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Multiple investigations into Brexit campaigns examine vote rigging allegations

Two pro-Brexit campaigns are facing investigations for irregularities in the lead-up to the EU Referendum vote. The Electoral Commission is looking into [paywall] possible undeclared spending by Vote Leave, the campaign backed by Tory MPs Boris Johnson and Michael Gove. And … Continue reading

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Funder named in Ulster unionists’ Brexit row, will now target Scottish nationalists

A little-known organisation that quietly bankrolled a pro-Brexit campaign is now poised to target Scottish nationalists intent on a second independence referendum. The Constitutional Research Council (CRC) funded the Democratic Unionist Party’s (DUP) Brexit drive to the tune of £425,000. The money was used to … Continue reading

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US company that ‘won’ the Brexit vote is endorsed by MoD: is referendum result still valid?

  There is now mounting evidence of US interference in Britain’s EU referendum vote. From what we already know, this could constitute a flagrant breach of UK electoral rules. Cambridge Analytica (CA) is a US company, endorsed by Britain’s Ministry … Continue reading

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Good news: proposal for everyone to get Universal Basic Income. Bad news: Britons excluded

    A proposal for universal basic income (UBI) is finally on the political agenda. If implemented, it will benefit millions of people who are in poverty or struggling to make ends meet. Unless, that is, you’re British. Why? Because … Continue reading

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Brexit could mean increasing your pension age and snitching on your neighbour

Prime Minister Theresa May has finally revealed some crucial details about her position on Brexit, and made it clear that there will be restrictions to EU migration. But this will have consequences. A recent study suggests that fewer immigrants will mean that the government will likely need … Continue reading

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Post-Brexit: racist attacks go mainstream in disunited kingdom

Since Friday and over the weekend there have been hundreds of reports of racist attacks, up and down the country. What’s remarkable about this, is not just the sheer numbers of incidents, but how open people have been and are … Continue reading

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If Brexit is the answer, then the wrong question was asked by the wrong people

The Tory Party on all sides – and to a lesser extent, a slow-off-the mark Labour party – may well have succeeded in handing Brexit on a plate to UKIP, a party that has only one MP. More importantly, the … Continue reading

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