THIS ONE WILL RUN AND RUN…
As a doping scandal engulfs world athletics, conflicts of interest abound for the IAAF’s new broom, the commercially active Lord (Seb) Coe.
BANG TO RIGHTS
Human rights and democratic values get short shrift among signatories to a letter protesting at the UK visit of Egypt’s ‘despotic’ President Sisi.
The MoD’s senior Middle East adviser joins a US investment bank – but he won’t be exploiting his UK government contacts. No, really.
PLENTY AT STAKE
The nightmare continues for Irish republicans and the UK government in the saga of ex-IRA enforcer Freddie Scappaticci, aka ‘Stakeknife’, an alleged British informer.
Despite claims from armed forces minister Penny Mordaunt, the recruitment drive run by the army and Capita is still an expensive dog’s breakfast.
POSTCARD FROM BOGOTA
Investigation of ex-president Alvaro Uribe’s possible link to a notorious massacre comes at a critical moment in Colombia’s move towards peace.
SINO THE TIMES
The chancellor boasts of China’s high investment in the UK, but has nothing to say about how much of the cash is washed in offshore tax havens first.