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Tory donor urges Boris Johnson to resign amid No 10 party scandals

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One of the Conservatives’ most generous donors has called on Boris Johnson to resign and stand again for the Tory party nomination amid growing calls from its backers for a change of leadership. John Griffin, the taxi...

Extinction Rebellion donor leads world’s top-performing hedge fund

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The world’s 20 top performing hedge fund managers earned a record $65.4bn ($48bn) profit for their clients in 2021 after bets placed on rising stock markets paid off. The biggest winner was TCI, the fund run by Britis...

Prince Andrew’s £1.5m loan paid off by firms linked to Tory donor – report

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Prince Andrew took out a £1.5m personal loan that was subsequently paid off by companies connected to David Rowland, a multimillionaire Conservative donor and financier, dit is beweer. Bloomberg News reported on...

French villagers bid to stop Tory donor Aquind laying cable under Channel

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French mayors and residents along the Normandy coast are campaigning to block a project for a cross-Channel electricity cable backed by a Ukrainian-born businessman who has donated hundreds of thousands of pounds to t...

Tory donor made life peer and appointed as government minister

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A financier who has donated almost £150,000 to the Conservatives has been made a life peer and given a ministerial job, Downing Street has announced. Malcolm Offord, founder and chair of an Edinburgh-based “boutique i...

Tate donor warns: ‘I’ll take back my £20m Francis Bacon collection’

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When more than 1,200 sketches, photographs and documents from the studio of Francis Bacon were donated to the Tate in 2004, it was described as one of the most generous gifts the gallery had ever received, estimated t...

Democratic donor Ed Buck found guilty in fatal meth overdoses of two men

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A federal jury has convicted a wealthy donor to Democrats on charges he injected gay men with methamphetamine in exchange for sex, leading to two deaths and other overdoses. Ed Buck was found guilty of all nine felony...

Oil firm led by Tory donor investigated over alleged bribes in nine countries

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A multinational oil firm which was led by a major Conservative donor has been under investigation for allegedly paying million-pound bribes to secure contracts in nine countries. The anti-corruption agency the Serious...

Bloedbroer: die Kashmiri-man wat Indië se grootste skenker is

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Shabir Hussain Khan het 'n middagslapie geneem toe hy 'n rumoer buite sy huis hoor. 'N Vriend is in 'n sokkerwedstryd beseer en het baie bloed verloor. Khan, wat geen vervoer gehad het nie, gejaag na t ...

Tory donor lobbied minister to speed up his £65m PPE deal

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A prominent Tory donor lobbied a government minister to speed up the award of a £65m government contract to his company supplying face masks, according to documents obtained by the Guardian. David Meller personally co...