We seek out the gaps in mainstream reporting to look where no one else is looking. We uncover the hidden actors shaping our politics, society and environment—stories that affect everyone.
27 November 2022
Conservative mega-donor was ‘screen’ for Kremlin oil trades
Billionaire’s companies helped Rosneft trade with sanction-hit Venezuela and have continued to handle Russian oil since the outbreak of war in Ukraine
30 June 2022
The Man Behind the Curtain
Rainer Sonntag rode a wave of violence to become one of Germany’s leading neo-Nazis. He was also a communist spy—and worked for Vladimir Putin
17 September 2020
Brexit trade adviser’s lobbying ties raise fresh conflict of interest questions
Shanker Singham reappointed to key British trade commission as documents show advisory company lobbied Biden allies for post-Brexit trade deal
6 December 2018
Ural Properties: The company Arron Banks doesn’t want you to know about
Brexit backer sought to conceal details of flats overlooking Portsmouth Harbour
24 July 2018
Did the DUP accept “dark money” for Brexit?
Did the DUP accept "dark money" for Brexit?
12 April 2018
Brexit’s offshore secrets
In 2015 Arron Banks's insurance business was bailed out. The source of the rescue money is unclear - but a group of accountants who specialise in offshore 'wealth preservation' may hold the key
29 March 2018
Not everyone agrees with Arron Banks about the value of his diamond mines
The ‘bad boy’ who bankrolled Brexit says he’s struck it lucky in Africa. But do his claims of a ‘significant find’ stand up