Donald Trump’s disastrous relationship with the dodgy Kazakh business world

  The President of the USA associated with a Kazakh business network that was subsequently involved in controversial football deals and a trial in Turkey concerning trafficking in underage Russian girls   Published in The Black Sea, as part of the European Investigative Collaboration’s Football Leaks probe     The President of the USA Donald Trump has […]

Football Leaks: Kazakh moguls, the pal of Donald Trump, teen models and the yacht of the ‘Father of the Turks’

Scandal on the Med: a police raid, suspected trafficking of girls and connections to the elite of America, Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan: new findings published in The Black Sea Written in collaboration with Zeynep Sentek and Craig Shaw     Antalya. Turkey’s pre-eminent seaside resort. A 450-foot yacht moored on the Mediterranean shore. The Savarona. This mega-vessel had […]

England Doesn’t Want You

A short story published in the Bristol Short Story Prize anthology   GUS BROOKS TROUBADOUR MADMAN LIFE GAZER POP UP X Click to exit Gus Brooks ‘A better class of scum’ OUT NOW on Riposte Records Contains the tunes ‘England doesn’t want you’, ‘Love after love’ and ‘Stained by eyeliner’ Buy it HERE LINK   […]

“We heard about Spain from the TV, and now we’re in the capital!” – meeting the Romanian homeless of Madrid

While grand residential projects help regenerate the outer centre of the Spanish capital’s district of Delicias, Romanian beggars build shanty-huts in the dirt – a short report written with Vlad Odobescu for The Black Sea     Delicias. In English this means ‘Delights’. A district in outer central Madrid. A warm Wednesday. Huge new apartment complexes […]