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A shadowy global operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign influenced the result of the EU referendum. As Britain heads to the polls again, is our electoral process still fit for purpose?
Russian Interference in Brexit [10 mins] 20/01/2023
The UK government has been asked by the European Court Of Human Rights (ECHR) to respond to ‘credible allegations’ of Russian interference in the Brexit referendum.
The multimillionaire Brexit backer Arron Banks has lost his libel action against the Observer and Guardian journalist Carole Cadwalladr, in a significant decision for public interest journalism.
eter Jukes tracks Putin’s long war against democracy and the West – and the Russian President’s allies in Britain’s pro-Brexit establishment.
MI5 had evidence that Arron Banks ‘ordered surveillance’ of information commissioner, MP claims in Commons 22/01/2022
Labour MP alleges Elizabeth Denham was warned by counter-terrorism officers and that ‘her office had to be swept’.
"Very desperate or very stupid, or both," wrote one person in response.
Banks is suing Guardian journalist for defamation over Brexit backer’s ‘covert relationship’ with Russia.
Millionaire Brexit-backing businessman Arron Banks has lost his Court of Appeal fight over a six-figure inheritance tax bill on his donations to Ukip.
As part of our special edition looking at five years since the EU referendum, Alastair Campbell looks at the silence of the Leavers.
Great Brexit Con Job 13/04/2021
Get Brexit Done’ has unravelled in a spectacular fashion; a significant knock to the economy, removal of rights and freedoms, more red tape for business and – the most heart-breaking of all – trouble has returned to Northern Ireland. The obvious answer to this foreseeable problem is for the UK to be part of the single market and customs union.
Brexit-backer Arron Banks repeatedly denied that Leave.EU appealed to National Front supporters – in a bid to get the BBC to drop an investigation
NZ must help build new global grouping 25/07/2020
When great powers fail, New Zealand and other small states must organise to protect their interests, Robert G. Patman writes.
HMRC says millionaire owes money for inheritance tax liability on Ukip donations.
Downing Street reveals plans for a light show and a cabinet trip to the north as the Big Ben bonging brouhaha rumbles on.
John Sweeney, a BBC investigative reporter, has turned whistleblower and filed a complaint against the corporation with Ofcom, the broadcasting watchdog.
Arron Banks has apologised after Leave.EU tweeted a xenophobic meme of Angela Merkel that invoked Britain’s world war victories to target the German chancellor.
Leave campaigner Arron Banks facing criminal investigation over Brexit referendum funding 28/09/2019
The Electoral Commission said it had grounds to believe 'a number of criminal offences may have been committed' during the campaign.
The Brexiters who put their money offshore 09/11/2017
Some of the loudest voices in the debate – many of whom want the UK to be a tax haven – have their own offshore interests.
Channels opened between Downing Street and the Brexit Party. Arron Banks prepared to donate substantial funds to Tories if a pact with Farage put in place
'You’re wishing a potentially fatal accident onto a sixteen year old girl, why?'
World4Brexit, registered in Michigan for tax purposes, is reportedly expected to get "informal advice" from Steve Bannon.
New questions have emerged over leaks of confidential UK diplomatic cables criticising Donald Trump after a 19-year-old Brexit activist was revealed to be the person who obtained them.
Legal threat comes as campaigners warn UK government that courts are being used to intimidate journalists.
Arron Banks: the man who bankrolled Brexit 09/11/2018
Carole Cadwalladr has been covering the biggest pro-leave donor for nearly two years. As each revelation sparks a new investigation, Arron Banks rubbishes her journalism. But those investigations are beginning to bite.