nigels briefing

24. Aug, 2016

But it boils down to one key finding: the only way Branson and the vast majority of train barons make their profits is through handouts from the taxpayer. And while you may know about the direct payments taken by Virgin and others, the Cresc team has also analysed another, indirect transfer from the public purse to private hands. By now, it's worth £30bn – yet it is barely acknowledged either by Network Rail or Westminster.

Aditya Chakrabortty: I once called Richard Branson a carpetbagger. A new report reveals that I was correct to say he built his business empire with millions from…
theguardian.com|By Aditya Chakrabortty
24. Aug, 2016

We're outperforming the REST of Europe

TOURISM in Britain is set for a Brexit boost as we outperform the rest of Europe, a report revealed today.
express.co.uk|By John Ingham
24. Aug, 2016

Horrific news coming in about a bus load of school children

24. Aug, 2016
IRAQ has hanged 36 Islamic State foot soldiers for their involvement in the massacre of government troops during the height of the bloody insurgency in 2014.
express.co.uk|By Tom Batchelor
24. Aug, 2016
A pair of Islamist politicians who have advocated for chastity were caught having sex on a Moroccan beach, officials said. The lovefest between Moulay Omar…
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