It was a clash of the Titans – a rumble in the Fleet Street jungle. In the red corner was ‘Gorgeous’ George Galloway, the tough-talking political street fighter from Dundee. In the blue corner was Mazher ‘Fake Sheikh’ Mahmood, a man said to be capable of smooth talking everyone from minor royals to millionaire football managers. Galloway the left-wing Member of Parliament for Bethnal Green and Bow in London, had been invited to dine with two Muslim businessmen at the Dorchester; afterwards he claimed they had made anti-semitic remarks and had offered secret funds to his political party. He smelled a rat and within days was boasting to anyone who would listen that he ...
Digging Deeper: Investigative Journalism in Newspapers
Digging deeper: Investigative journalism in newspapers