Published in: Dark Money InvestigationsDon’t ask, don’t tell: how a conspiracy of silence will corrupt Britain’s next election
Brexit chaos could trigger a general election at any moment. Whenever it happens, there will be dozens of MPs who get elected illegally. Here’s how.
MP accuses former Tory official of being a ‘fraudster’ and ‘cowboy’ who exploited legal loophole to hide source of ‘dark money’
The Scottish Tory vice chair Richard Cook, who helped channel £435,000 to the Democratic Unionist Party, was branded a “fraudster” and “cowboy” who deliberately masked “cancerous dark money” pumped into British politics ahead of the Brexit referendum.
Commons report on “fake news” says failing electoral laws are putting UK democracy at risk
Report from MPs builds on openDemocracy’s work exposing unaccountable ‘dark money’ and influence on our elections
Theresa May spokesman sparks fresh suspicion of British ‘spying’ on EU officials
Unguarded comments about "intelligence", "transcriptions of conversations" and knowing "what the Europeans are thinking" prompt fury in Brussels
George Osborne’s Evening Standard under fire (again) over lucrative Uber deal
Exclusive: Politicians call on UK advertising watchdog to investigate paid-for content dressed up as news at London’s biggest paper, after glowing articles about the controversial taxi app firm appear – but with no mention of sponsorship in hundreds of thousands of copies of the newspaper
Revealed: Met Police ignored Brexit campaign evidence for months
Scotland Yard claimed it didn’t receive key evidence about Leave campaigns until September. But the evidence was ready from May. They just didn’t bother to collect it.