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There Are New Conflict-Of-Interest Questions Over One Of Priti Patel's Israel Meetings

The international development secretary met an Israeli charity that has showcased products of a company directly connected to the Tory peer who arranged the meeting.

James Ball • One year ago

David Cameron's National Security Adviser Takes Job With Major Defence Company

The appointment of Sir Peter Ricketts, who led the 2010 strategic defence review, by Lockheed Martin has reignited concerns over the "revolving door" between government and big business.

James Ball • 2 years ago

Revealed: UK Banks And Firms Handled £20 Million Connected To Russian Fraud Case

British authorities are under pressure to investigate evidence seen by BuzzFeed News that shows spending in the UK on yachts, private schools, computers, and more from companies connected to the alleged £150 million fraud against Hermitage Capital.

James Ball • 3 years ago

Revealed: Tory Election Guru’s Firm Hired By “Key Member” Of Russian Organised Crime Gang

Emails seen by BuzzFeed News reveal that a firm co-owned by Sir Lynton Crosby worked on behalf of a lawyer named by US prosecutors as part of a Russian gang linked to the $230 million Hermitage fraud and the death of Sergei Magnitsky.

James Ball • 3 years ago

UN Investigates Director Of Oil Firm Chaired By Michael Howard For "Possible Extremist Links"

Exclusive: A leaked UN document has revealed the Africa director of Soma Oil, chaired by the former Conservative leader, was being investigated for "possible links" with terror groups including al-Shabaab. The company has denied the allegation.

Harry Davies • 3 years ago