is a veteran news reporter based in Lancashire. After reporting The Irish
troubles in the early seventies for the Daily Mail, he worked on hard news for
the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.
He has conducted radio and television investigations into the fate of Hitler's
deputy Rudolf Hess, CIA sabotage of Leyland exports to Cuba, corruption in
ammunition supply at the Ministry of Defence, breaking UN sanctions in Serbia
for Marks and Spencer, the Owen Oyston Affair and Royal Navy espionage in