Cover Up

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Cameron's Cover-Up?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 5 March 2014... 1) CAMERON'S COVER-UP? The Daily Mail, which yesterday broke the story of...

Hunt (Sort Of) Apologises To Burnham For 'Cover-Up' Tweet

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has attempted to calm a dramatic escalation of hostilities between himself and his Labour counterpart Andy Burnham - who ...

'Homeless And On The Run'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK

The former head of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) claims she has been "hung out to dry" by the regulator after being accused of attempting to cover...

Stephen Lawrence and the Shame of the Police

Tony Schumacher | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK
Tony Schumacher

What has happened over Hillsborough has depressed me, what has happened recently regarding the Stephen Lawrence family has depressed me, what has happened over undercover officers in various organisations has depressed me. But what has depressed me the most is that none of it has surprised me.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Is Nigel Farage A 'Tax Avoider'?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Friday 21 June 2013... 1) IS NIGEL FARAGE A 'TAX AVOIDER'? Is the Ukip leader a tax avoider? A user of tax ha...

'The Buck Stops With Me'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

The health watchdog's cover-up over a failure to investigate a series of baby deaths stretched all the way to the top of the organisation, it was reve...

Claims NHS Bosses Covered-Up Mother And Baby Deaths At Morecambe Hospital

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK

An NHS trust is facing claims that health bosses covered up a failure to investigate a hospital where mothers and babies died through neglect. An ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Return Of 'Calamity Clegg'?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Monday 25 February 2013... 1) THE RETURN OF 'CALAMITY CLEGG'? Oh dear. So there we were, minding our own busi...

Orwell Would Have Liked Photoshop

Neil Durkin | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK
Neil Durkin

Under the blitz of current Orwell stuff in the media there's a recurring theme: what would the great man have made of the present day, and how right was he about the modern world? Recent chit-chat in my office was broadly positive about his "predictive" powers. Recent chit-chat in my office was broadly positive about his "predictive" powers: Doublespeak (modern political/managerial jargon?), Telescreens (TV, especially those tuned to the Big Brother house on Channel 5!), Napoleon, the revolutionary-turned-authoritarian pig from Animal Farm.

Hillsborough: The Real Lesson Is... We Never Learn

Jane Fae | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK Politics
Jane Fae

As the British legal and political establishment indulges in one of its perennial bouts of breast-beating and public self-flagellation - this time ove...

Why Doesn't David Cameron Set Up a Leveson Inquiry for Hillsborough?

Neil Wallis | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Politics
Neil Wallis

Why isn't Lord Justice Leveson holding a Public Inquiry into Hillsborough? After all, it involves the press, the police, a blatant cover-up lasting years, politicians and the establishment actively assisting that cover-up, judges going along with the concealment of the truth, taxpayer funded public services lying, distorting and doctoring evidence...

Why Hillsborough Still Matters

John Wight | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Politics
John Wight

Twenty three years after the event, the fact that the families of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster are still fighting for justice is an indictment of the justice system in this country and reflects an utter disregard for the plight and dignity of working class people on the part of the authorities, a section of the media, and the police.