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Profits plunge at Ashcroft's Caribbean bank business

Falling profits at Lord Ashcroft's Caribbean banking business have sent shares in his British holding company towards all time lows.

Cameron braced for attack as Ashcroft sharpens his pen

At Prime Minister's Questions, David Cameron had fun gloating over the problems that memoirs like those of Lord Mandelson are causing the Labour Party. But he may not be laughing for long, because there is a book in preparation by a very senior Conservative which is expected to lay bare some of the simmering tension inside the Conservative Party.

Belize signs tax deal with UK

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Darling plays to the gallery with swipe at Ashcroft's homeland

Britain agrees to share information with three tax havens, among them Belize

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The BBC has shelved a Panorama documentary about the business affairs of the Tory billionaire Lord Ashcroft, because of a threat of legal action.

New blow for Tories as lead slips in marginals

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Hague: I was kept in dark by Ashcroft

Admission suggests Tory leadership is distancing itself from controversial donor

Mark Steel: I think it's time we put Lord Ashcroft's money to better use

And this from a Tory party whose slogan is 'We're all in it together'

Tory party has been bought like a 'banana republic', says Huhne

Michael Ashcroft, the billionaire Tory peer, has not paid income tax on his vast overseas earnings for more than 10 years, it was revealed yesterday.

Gordon Prentice: Ashcroft has fallen into line, and a wrong has been righted

We’ve had a decade of deception, and Cameron has been complicit in it

Lord Ashcroft confirms 'non dom' status

Conservative donor Lord Ashcroft sought to end controversy over his tax status today by confirming he is a "non-dom".

Tequila Oil, By Hugh Thomson

In 1979, the future writer and explorer Hugh Thomson – then a cocky and clueless 18-year-old punk – set out to drive a hulking 1972 Oldsmobile out of the US, down through Mexico, and into Belize.

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