About Shane

Shane Croucher is a journalist based in London.

He loves politics, history, books, food and, in the journalistic tradition, the odd sherbet.

Shane is currently a senior reporter at Newsweek.

You can contact him at his personal email to enquire about freelance writing and editing work or just to say hello: shanedavidcroucher@gmail.com

Or if you want to send him press releases, event invites and the like then his work email is: s.croucher@newsweek.com

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Selected clips—original reporting and features

The Lynching of James Byrd Jr: Two Decades Ago This Racist Murder Shocked America. Now His Killer Faces Execution

Donald Trump’s Air Force One Savings Just Don’t Add Up

‘I’m a Holocaust Survivor—Trump’s America Feels Like Germany Before Nazis Took Over’

Mystery clouds UK’s most expensive home – who owns the £63m flat and why does it keep going on sale?

Church of Scientology faces calls for compulsory purchase orders on historic English properties in danger of going to ‘rack and ruin’

Is the bedroom tax worth its human cost?

Revealed: The UK councils using property guardians despite ‘exploitation’ fears

Jeremy Corbyn’s son Tommy ‘likes’ Facebook pages peddling conspiracy theories including anti-Semitic cartoons

London rents crisis: ‘I am looking for a slutty girl who wants to stay rent free in zone 1’

Britain’s Preppers: Amid Ebola, Islamic State and Ukraine-Russia Crises These Survivalists Are Ready for Black Swan Events

Electronic Tagging Scandal: How G4S Mishandled its Ministry of Justice Contract

The Bishops Avenue: London’s notorious Billionaires Row is returning from the dead

Richard III reinterment in Leicester: ‘I’m sick to death of the humiliation that is being heaped upon this anointed king’

Jeremy Corbyn and LaRouche Movement: Labour leadership frontrunner appeared at conference backed by ‘anti-Semitic cult’

London Mayor Boris Johnson Sells Police Station to ‘Medieval’ Muslim Women’s Group

UK Town Halls Hire 1000s of Zero-Hours or ‘Casual’ Contractors

Greece crisis: ‘Even Palestinians feel sorry for us’

Bonfire Night: Why do we remember Guy Fawkes but not the Gunpowder Plot mastermind Robert Catesby?

UK Youth Unemployment: Finding a Lost Generation

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Did the US need to drop atomic bombs on Japan?

Berlin Wall 25th Anniversary: Inside the Stasi’s Paranoid Surveillance State

WWI 100th Anniversary: UK Taxpayers Still Paying £2bn War Loans to Secret Bankers

Grammar schools: I was poor and went to one but the system does not work

Long-Term Unemployment in the UK Recession: A Labour Market Plague

‘Crooked as Hell’: How Mortgage Lenders Are Ruining UK Landlords

MoD investigates race hate on web