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.
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
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
Trafigura ships Russian oil at prewar levels as competitors scale back
Trafigura is continuing to ship Russian oil at prewar levels as its competitors scale back deliveries
Russian football club under US sanctions operates through UK
An elite Russian football club under US sanctions is partly controlled through a British company
Blog: ‘Russia is the rock’ the yellow vests and France’s far right
The anger is real. But is outside influence aggravating France's popular revolt?
Ural Properties: The company Arron Banks doesn’t want you to know about
Brexit backer sought to conceal details of flats overlooking Portsmouth Harbour