Behind The “News”

News Without The Spin

Prime suspects: brothers Cherif (32) and Said Kouachi (34). Click to enlarge

Paris shooting: Seven arrests made but hunt continues for ‘Al-Qaeda’ gunmen

One of the named suspects has surrendered but two others, thought to have recently returned from Syria, are still at large

Video still of gunmen shooting a wounded policeman near the offices of Charlie Hebdo, Paris. Click to enlarge

Paris Shooting ISIS Attack? Charlie Hebdo Tweeted Cartoon of Baghdadi

Is the Paris terror attack the work of ISIS?

Masked gunmen near the offices of Charlie Hebdo before fleeing in a hijacked car. Click to enlarge

Paris Shooting: 12 Shot Dead at Satirical Magazine

Masked gunmen carried out France’s deadliest terror attack in at least two decades on Wednesday. Includes video

Greek Opposition Party Syriza’s Lead Narrows, Poll Shows

This Wall Street Journal report fails to mention one crucial item of information. Precisely who is backing the lead contender

Jeffrey Epstein in custody.

Billionaire Sex Offender’s Phone Book Contained E-Mail Addresses, 21 Phone Numbers For Bill Clinton

Apart from Alan Dershowitz and Prince Andrew, Epstein also regularly entertained Bill Clinton

Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. Click to enlarge

Catastrophe at Ukraine’s Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant?

Reports emerge of an ongoing crisis at Europe’s largest nuclear plant

Head of the Anti Defamation League Abe Fox. Click to enlarge

Abe Foxman’s son marries partner in same-sex wedding

Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League, thanked both grooms for ‘the opportunity to be sensitive.’

‘Sex slave case’: Prince Andrew may regret friendship with financier who had dark secret

The Independent doesn’t really question it but was Prince Andrew entirely ignorant about Epstein’s activity?

Prince Andrew and Alan Dershowitz named in US lawsuit over underage sex allegations

Prince Andrew and Alan Dershowitz named in US lawsuit over underage sex allegations

Alan Dershowitz has also been named in the sexual abuse case involving Prince Andrew and banker Jeffrey Epstein

‘Black Hand’ takes down Malaysian Plane

‘Black Hand’ takes down Malaysian Plane

Is it no more than a coincidence that three Malaysian passenger planes crash or go missing in a year?

AirAsia Plane Dropped Almost Vertically into Sea

Stricken AirAsia plane soared ‘as fast as a fighter jet’ and then dropped almost vertically into Java Sea as if being thrust down by a giant hand, crash experts revealed today

Alexei-Navalny (left) and brother Oleg in court earlier this week. Click to enlarge

The Man Who Wants to Bring Putin Down

The Independent asks: Who is Michael Navalsky and why is the Kremlin so scared of him? We do some digging and unearth his hidden backers in the West

New Year’s Honours: row as Scots lawyer forced to quit child sex probe is made dame

Is this a reward for her part in helping to cover-up cases of historic sex abuse?

FBI briefed on alternate Sony hack theory

Security firm says its research points to a laid-off member of staff being behind the cyber attack, not North Korea

Tony Fernandes, AirAsia CEO. Click to enlarge

AirAsia CEO Dumped Shares Days Before Flight Disappeared

Move prompts speculation Tony Fernandes had prior knowledge

Indonesia says missing AirAsia plane could be at ‘bottom of sea’

Prospect of finding the missing AsiaAir plane begins to look increasingly grim. Capping a disastrous year for Malaysia-affiliated airlines

Sergei Glazyev. Yalta. Such candid speech. ( Eng Subs )

Sergei Glazyev raises some legitimate concerns over how history appears to be repeating itself (with English subtitles)

Vladislav Volochine

Vladislav Voloshin: “The Plane Was In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time”

Meet the man who shot down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. Includes video

Ice in the Arctic and Antarctic is ‘not melting’, says global warming expert

Global sea ice at record high

Why the Secrecy on the Mh17 Investigation?

James O’Neill’s requests for information into the investigation’s findings were repeatedly refused. Why? What is being hidden?