Carole Cadwalladr is a journalist at The Observer. Her reporting on Facebook and Cambridge Analytica helped earn her a British Journalism Award for technology journalism in 2017; in June 2018, she was also awarded the Orwell Prize for political journalism. (November 2018)

Follow Carole Cadwalladr on Twitter: @carolecadwalla.

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Why Britain Needs Its Own Mueller

Nigel Farage speaking at a press conference the day after the Brexit referendum, flanked by Arron Banks (far left) and Andy Wigmore (right), Westminster, London, June 24, 2016

Britain and America, Brexit and Trump, are inextricably entwined. By Nigel Farage. By Cambridge Analytica. By Steve Bannon. By the Russian ambassador to London, Alexander Yakovenko, who has been identified by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a conduit between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. The same questions that dog the US election dog ours, too. There is one vital difference on this between the US and the UK. America has the Mueller investigation.