Official jobless total shoots up to 1.82 million
Thursday 17th Sep 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THE first Syrian refugees selected by the government could arrive on British soil in the coming few days, Theresa May told the the Commons yesterday.
More of the 20,000 refugees that the Home Office has agreed to take in by 2020 will arrive in the following weeks as “the...
TEACHERS hit back at a charity yesterday for suggesting that parents should be given a legal right to intervene in failing schools and the power to sack headteachers.
The idea would “damage” children’s education and could force schools to be downgraded to academies,...
TORY Home Secretary Theresa May embarrassingly lost two court battles with asylum-seekers in the space of a few days, it was revealed yesterday.
In one High Court case, a judge ruled that a 27-year-old Ethiopian man is entitled to damages because he had been unlawfully held in an...
Tuesday 15th Sep 2015
JEREMY CORBYN attracted a fresh wave of at least 15,500 members to the Labour Party, it was revealed yesterday, just 24 hours after he was announced the new leader.
The party now has at least 325,000 members, a Labour spokesman told the Star. This shot up from the 270,000 recorded last...
Monday 14th Sep 2015
PEOPLE with multiple sclerosis who claim disability benefits say that assessments are causing their health to deteriorate, a charity warned yesterday.
Nearly half (48 per cent) of survey respondents who had undertaken an assessment for Employment Support Allowance (ESA) felt that it...
Fallon says he would ‘not hesitate’ to bomb more in Syria
Wednesday 9th Sep 2015
Public shaming government, says Cooper
BRIAN MAY led a “symbolic” funeral parade through central London yesterday to mark the deaths of 2,263 badgers culled in government schemes.
The former Queen guitarist was joined by a crowd of black-clad animal rights campaigners.
They carried placards and wreaths,...
A WOMAN accused of terrorism-related activity is set to appear at the Old Bailey today in the first trial involving the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in more than a decade.
Shilan Ozcelik was arrested in January for allegedly attempting to join the PKK, designated a terrorist...
Monday 7th Sep 2015