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‘Killers having lunch’: The real life Wolves of Wall Street

A London solicitor has begun a legal battle with an online investment company that is accused of scamming people from all over the world. If successful the case could open the floodgates to thousands of claimants who say they have been ripped off by what is known as binary options – a scheme sold as an investment opportunity that in reality is a gamble or straight-up scam.

by Melanie Newman

Gavin MacFadyen adviser to the Bureau dies

Gavin MacFadyen, a strong supporter of investigative journalism. Gavin MacFadyen, director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism and adviser to the Bureau, has died after a short illness. An investigative journalist for many decades, Gavin who died on Saturday October … Continued

by Bureau reporter

Something is rotten in Denmark’s pig industry

Every day 35,000 live pigs roll over Denmark’s border into Germany on heavily-loaded trucks, heading for countries across Europe. More than two thirds of them are likely carrying infectious Livestock Associated MRSA bacteria. Once they arrive at their destinations they … Continued

by Kjeld Hansen

The teaching diversity gap – how regions compare

Teachers across England are drastically less ethnically diverse than their pupils, analysis by the Bureau can reveal. The size of the diversity gap varies across different regions and local authorities. Click on the map to see how your area compares. South … Continued

by Josh Robbins