The Mail Online report:

Its people have just been hit with a stark austerity budget that proposes £4.5billion spending cuts.

But Israel’s prime minister doesn’t seem to have heard the news as he’s doubled his expenses, spending £975,000 on luxuries such as hairdressers and shoes.

Benjamin Netanyahu’s household expenses were revealed after the Movement for Freedom of Information demanded his office release the details of his costs.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.