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INSIDE STORY
Accusations have emerged in a high court claim that accountants PwC are up to their old tricks, cashing in on a struggling client they were meant to be helping.

MINE CRAFT
A Russian businessman is showing the UK government that it is possible after all to prosecute corporate scamming and scheming in the UK courts.

DON’T PHONE HOME
There’s little sign that migrants detained at Dover are correctly referred to the National Referral Mechanism, which is meant to support victims of trafficking.

PAPER THIN EVIDENCE…
A biomedical company has had to admit its stem-cell therapy, injected into the hearts of 11 patients, did not meet the European regulator’s minimum standards.

SMOKE ALARUMS
The first that many people in Scotland knew of new rules on smoke detectors was when leaflets arrived warning that “time is running out” to comply.

REDUNDANT INITIATIVE
Children’s charity Barnardo’s is scrambling to keep afloat, yet while redundancies are being planned, a grandiose vanity project survives intact.

SILENT TREATMENT
A complaint against Archbishop Justin Welby – that he had failed to act on information he received in 2013 about child abuse – has now been dismissed.

CHRONIC PROBLEMS
News reaches the Eye of more disabled people having to resort repeatedly to the courts in order to obtain benefits from an obstructive government.

FAMILIAR FAILINGS
A report by the Care Quality Commission into the use of seclusion and restraint of people with autism or learning disabilities makes grim reading.

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War, war not jaw, jaw
McDonalds cheers on Azerbaijan’s army

Lord Coe’s Running Mate
The athletics chief & the dictator

Chronic problems
More disabled people resort to the courts

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