Archive for July, 2016

Chilcot report uncovers lies used to invade Iraq

Chilcot report uncovers lies used to invade Iraq

Tony Blair lied about the necessity of launching a war in Iraq – it’s official. On July 6th 2016, the Chilcot Report published a damning indictment of the events that led up to the Iraq war. Sir John Chilcot scrutinised almost a decade of government policy decisions that were made between 2001 and 2009. In his report, he found that[Read More...]

Queen of England in line for a pay rise

Queen of England in line for a pay rise

The Queen of England is set to get a £45.6 million pay rise courtesy of the taxpayer in 2017-2018, it has been revealed. If the formula used to calculate the amount taxpayers contribute to the monarchy’s running costs is not reviewed, the Monarch will be in line to receive extra funding. As the Crown Estate property empire delivered a record[Read More...]

McDonalds to close 700 stores

McDonalds to close 700 stores

Fast food giant McDonalds is planning to downsize rather than supersize this year as it announced plans to shut 700 stores due to falling profits. It had originally planned to shut 350 branches in 2016, but has now doubled that figure to 700. According to a report that appeared in the Washington Times, both McDonalds and Coca-Cola are reevaluating their[Read More...]