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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...]

David Cameron tax row rages

David Cameron tax row rages

It appears everyone in this country is paying doing their civic duty and paying tax – except of course, for multimillion pound corporations and the prime minister. While thousands of ordinary people struggle to pay their council tax bills and are subsequently getting jail threats, the debate over David Cameron’s tax status continues to rage. The release of his tax[Read More...]

Schools introduce fees for children who bring packed lunches

Schools introduce fees for children who bring packed lunches

Parents that choose to give their children packed lunches instead of opting for meals cooked by the schools may face fines under new arrangements put in place by some schools. Some parents are being charged £1.80 every day for the privilege of allowing children to eat their own packed lunches. Squeezed budgets have been given as the reason for introducing[Read More...]

Former Eton student spared jail after sharing 2,000 images of babies being abused

Former Eton student spared jail after sharing 2,000 images of babies being abused

A former Eton college student has avoided jail after viewing thousands of sickening pictures of babies being sexually abused. Andrew Picard had 2,000 indecent images of children on his computer. The 18 year old was caught after he shared the material with an undercover police officer. His real name is Andrew  Boeckman, but he was allowed to use the name ‘Picard’[Read More...]

Lord Janner

Case against Lord Janner dropped despite “overwhelming evidence”

The sex abuse proceedings against Lord Janner has been dropped, it has been reported. Victims of the late Labour Peer have condemned the decision to stop the investigations into the case. The Labour MP was charged with 22 offences against nine boys and men dating back to the 1960s while he was alive. However, he never actually stood trial for it because[Read More...]