RAIL workers in Merseyside are on strike today as the dispute over driver-only operated (DOO) trains continues to spread across Britain.
The operators of publicly funded Merseyrail are pressing ahead with plans to remove guards from trains, leaving the driver with sole responsibility...
Monday 4th Sep 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
A PITIFULLY small bunch of English Defence League (EDL) fascists shambled through the streets of Keighley in West Yorkshire over the weekend under heavy police protection.
Around 50 of them were met by more than 200 vociferous anti-fascists staging a counter protest on Saturday...
NOTORIOUS retailer Sports Direct’s claim that most its warehouse staff feel respected at work has been exposed as bogus by the Unite union.
As staff clock on for a shift, they are asked to press a finger on an online “emoji” symbol with either a glum or smiling face...
Saturday 2nd Sep 2017
BIN workers in Birmingham resumed strike action yesterday after “provocative” councillors issued redundancy notices despite negotiations.
The workers, who are members of the Unite union, took seven weeks of strike action throughout July and August in defiance of council...
TORY backstabbers were emerging from the woodwork yesterday after Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to lead her party into the next general election.
Former cabinet minister Nicky Morgan poked her head above the parapet to remark that it would be “difficult” for Ms May to...
Friday 1st Sep 2017
Police increase patrols in Bradford after violent letters posted to homes
Thursday 31st Aug 2017
Javid ‘got planning permissions wrong’ when he overruled local council
Unite’s Len McCluskey slams ‘insulting’ Tory proposals on wage inequality
Tuesday 29th Aug 2017
XENOPHOBIC newspaper The Sun has come under fi re for a racist article it published attacking Muslims.
The Sun’s political editor Trevor Kavanagh railed about “the Muslim problem” in a piece for the Murdoch rag on August 13 — reminiscent of nazi propaganda about...
LIBERAL Democrats in Scotland complained yesterday that ambulance paramedics had to deal with more than 10,000 call-outs to people with mental health problems last year.
The high demand is linked to cuts in mental healthcare provision — which Lib Dems enabled the Tories to slash...
Saturday 26th Aug 2017