The Guardian's (soon to be) US West Coast Bureau Chief and (outgoing) Washington Correspondent. Previously Special Projects Editor in London.

UN stills pays million to Russian aviation company responsible for sex attack on teenage girl

businessinsider.com — The United Nations has spent half a billion dollars on contracts with a Russian aviation company since discovering one of its helicopter crews in the Democratic Republic of Congo drugged and raped a teenage girl in a sexual attack.

UN paid millions to Russian aviation firm since learning of sex attack on girl

theguardian.com — The United Nations has spent half a billion dollars on contracts with a Russian aviation company since discovering one of its helicopter crews in the Democratic Republic of Congo drugged and raped a teenage girl in a sexual attack.
Jul 30, 2015

UN paid millions to Russian aviation firm since learning of sex attack on girl: theguardian.com/world/2015/jul… via @PaulLewis @oliverlaughland

Jul 30, 2015

Exclusive: UN spent half a billion dollars on Russian helicopter company after horrific sex attack: gu.com/p/4b5vz?CMP=Sh…

Jul 30, 2015

UN paid millions to Russian aviation firm since learning of sex attack on girl gu.com/p/4b5vz?CMP=Sh…

Jul 30, 2015

The UN claims to have a "zero tolerance" policy toward sex abuse at peacekeeping missions. Does that tally with this? gu.com/p/4b5vz?CMP=Sh…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @PaulLewis: The UN claims to have a "zero tolerance" policy toward sex abuse at peacekeeping missions. Does that tally with this? gu.com/p/4b5vz?CMP=Sh…

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MERGING INCOME TAX AND NATIONAL INSURANCE

paullewismoney.blogspot.com — The Government has asked the Office of Tax Simplification to investigate ' closer alignment' of income tax and National Insurance. It could result in a single new tax which would probably apply only to earnings. The task will be difficult and there will be winners and losers.
Jul 22, 2015

My new blog on differences between income tax and national insurance which will create difficulties for merging them goo.gl/4vzWuv

John Kerry ‘walked away three times’ from nuclear talks with Iran

theguardian.com — The US secretary of state, John Kerry, has used an unusually emotional interview to reveal he walked away from nuclear talks with Iran on three separate occasions, insisting that the claim that he was too eager to seal a deal was "one of the dumbest criticisms I've ever heard in my life".
Jul 21, 2015

John Kerry, perhaps unsurprisingly, is taking criticism of the Iran deal to heart: gu.com/p/4apb6/stw

Jul 21, 2015

RT @SaeedKD: John Kerry ‘walked away three times’ from nuclear talks with Iran: gu.com/p/4apb6/stw by @PaulLewis

Jul 21, 2015

John Kerry ‘walked away three times’ from nuclear talks with Iran bit.ly/1g23T43

Jul 21, 2015

RT @rtcc_edking: To scotch Iran deal will make world more dangerous place, says Kerry. Will he use a similar line post Paris? theguardian.com/us-news/2015/j…

Cuba raises flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century

mg.co.za — Cuba's foreign minister Bruno Rodríguez , visiting the US capital for the first time in his life, conducted the ceremony at the mansion that has not functioned as an embassy for more than 50 years. He was scheduled to attend the State Department for what both sides said would be "substantive" discussions with secretary of state John Kerry.
Jul 21, 2015

RT @mailandguardian: #Cuba raises flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century. Full story here: ow.ly/PSeAr

Cuban embassy opens in Washington but important issues remain unresolved

theguardian.com — The blue, red and white-starred flag of Cuba has been raised above the country's embassy in Washington as diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba were formally restored.
Jul 20, 2015

RT @GuardianUS: Cuban embassy opens in Washington but important issues remain unresolved trib.al/nDYsF99

Jul 20, 2015

Cuban embassy opens in Washington but important issues remain unresolved theguardian.com/world/2015/jul…

Jul 20, 2015

RT @guardianworld: Cuban embassy opens in Washington but important issues remain unresolved d.gu.com/Bb0pTg

Jul 20, 2015

#Cuba Cuban embassy opens in Washington but important issues remain unresolved ow.ly/31DHCC

Jul 20, 2015

Breaking News Cuban embassy opens in Washington but important issues remain unresolved ow.ly/31DIvw

Why Clinton and Bush Are Now In the Pockets Of Walmart, Chevron and Goldman Sachs

occupy.com — Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, the 2016 presidential candidates leading the money race in the Democratic and Republican fields, are amassing fortunes that will leave them politically indebted to some of the most influential lobbyists in Washington.

Cuba to raise flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century

theguardian.com — Diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba will be officially restored on Monday, when Cuba's foreign minister takes the hugely symbolic step of raising his country's flag at a newly designated embassy in Washington.
Jul 20, 2015

RT @nycjim: Cuba prepares to raise flag in Washington as embassy re-opens after half a century. theguardian.com/world/2015/jul… pic.twitter.com/9fqp5wgadb

Jul 20, 2015

RT @guardianworld: Cuba to raise flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century d.gu.com/BZhKsg

Jul 20, 2015

RT @guardian: Cuba to raise flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century trib.al/o31stlM

Jul 20, 2015

Cuba to raise flag in Washington as embassy reopens after half a century gu.com/p/4anq4/stw

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Donald Trump refuses to apologize for 'absolutely fine' attack on John McCain

theguardian.com — Donald Trump on Sunday stood by incendiary remarks in which he mocked Senator John McCain over his capture during the Vietnam war, refusing to bow to a chorus of criticism from Republicans and insisting he has no plans to pull out of the party's presidential nomination contest. Related: Is this guy serious?
Jul 19, 2015

Here's my story on the Republican establishment turning against a defiant and unapologetic Donald Trump: gu.com/p/4anzb/stw

Jul 20, 2015

There is a point in this article where Donald Trump compares his hair to being a prisoner of war gu.com/p/4anzb/stw

Clinton and Bush campaign war chests filled with help of corporate lobbyists

theguardian.com — Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, the 2016 presidential candidates leading the money race in the Democratic and Republican fields, are amassing fortunes that will leave them politically indebted to some of the most influential lobbyists in Washington.
Jul 16, 2015

RT @PaulLewis: How Clinton and Bush campaign war chests are filled by corporate lobbyists: gu.com/p/4am9n/stw

Jul 16, 2015

How Clinton and Bush campaign war chests are filled by corporate lobbyists: gu.com/p/4am9n/stw

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Jul 31, 2015

Also: the age of the dinosaurs lasted 140 million years...and it's only been 65 million years since they were wiped out.

Jul 31, 2015

Remarkable: 99.9% of all the species that have ever existed on planet earth are extinct. (Fact from my wife, @KayEvelina)

Jul 31, 2015

Thanks to the folks @the_intercept for putting our book, Undercover, on the summer reading list: firstlook.org/theintercept/2…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @rydermc: If you want the best Guardian news curated for you daily, definitely worth following journalist @robevansgdn tweeting his selections (1/2)

Jul 31, 2015

RT @rydermc: (@robevansgdn brought case that disclosed Prince Charles's letters; and with colleague @PaulLewis exposed undercover policing scandal)

Jul 31, 2015

RT @mattburgess1: Inquiry into undercover policing starts today, if you haven't read @robevansgdn @PaulLewis book, you really should: amazon.co.uk/Undercover-Sto…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @copscampaign: The book on #spycops - Undercover by Guardian journos @robevansgdn & @PaulLewis - is now £4.49 from the publisher https:/…

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