Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Is Vladimir Putin the Richest Man on Earth?
Despite his modest income Valdimir Putin is coming under increasing scrutiny for his lavish lifestyle and ties to the oil and gas industry. Incredibly, Putin could be worth as much as $70bn, a figure that would make him the richest man in the world. ------ By Maeve ...read more
Thousands of changes made to Wikipedia from within House of Commons
By David Pegg: Ask any MP why they entered politics and they’re likely tell you they wanted to bring about change. And so they have. But not necessarily in the way the public might think. An analysis by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism for The Independent has found that ...read more
UK Cell Phone Company Exposed for Tax Avoidance
Vodafone’s accounts suggest it attributes billions of pounds in profit to branches in the tax haven of Switzerland – but an undercover investigation indicates hardly any business is done there. An undercover operation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and Private Eye ...read more