Also in the news: stories you need to read

Summer is over and the news agenda is accelerating.

Events are starting to take place faster than This Writer can accommodate – but we can try to cover the bases by glancing at a few stories that would otherwise pass us by:

Geronimo the alpaca is dead

Don’t believe the government line about sympathy for the owner. It was never satisfactorily proved that this animal had TB at all.

Boris Johnson could be creating a new ‘lost’ generation of young people

Raab refuses to resign over Afghanistan fiasco, showing Boris Johnson’s government has no sense of decency or shame

From 40 New Hospitals To Levelling-Up – You Cannot Trust Boris Johnson

This secretive DWP ‘hit squad’ is trawling through Universal Credit claims to claw back overpayments – unlawfully?

Have YOU donated to my crowdfunding appeal, raising funds to fight false libel claims by TV celebrities who should know better? These court cases cost a lot of money so every penny will help ensure that wealth doesn’t beat justice.

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