Bid for ‘leaner’ Beeb puts 1,000 jobs at risk
Friday 3rd Jul 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
McDonnell: North-west Londoners ‘betrayed by Cameron’
Thursday 2nd Jul 2015
Front-line staff made to report on prisoners and schoolkids
EIGHTY-SEVEN young people killed themselves in custody during a six-year period, a report headed by Lord Harris revealed yesterday.
Four children and 83 young adults, aged from 18 to 24, committed suicide between April 2007 and December 2013 while detained in young offender institutes...
CRIMINAL law firms will refuse to take on legal aid-funded cases in protest against “untenable” cuts that came into force yesterday, lawyers warned.
Lawyers argue that the government’s attack on legal aid funding is pushing the criminal justice system into meltdown,...
MINIMUM wage workers and benefit claimants are suffering much lower standards of living than before the recession, poverty researchers confirmed yesterday.
Due to near-zero inflation, this year has been the first since the bankers’ crash of 2008 that the basic cost of living has...
Wednesday 1st Jul 2015
COMEDIAN Jason Manford took on far-right Britain First with gusto yesterday after its sympathisers attacked him for saying he had deleted friends on social media for sharing its videos.
He wrote on Twitter that he had blocked three ex-pals from his Facebook page for sharing the clips,...
Public pressure forces Lancashire Council to block shale gas drilling
Tuesday 30th Jun 2015
GREVILLE JANNER will face trial over child-sex allegations after all, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced yesterday.
A trial of the facts, in which evidence is heard but a defendant will not testify, will be held to examine allegations of 22 offences committed against young...
WORKERS and activists will picket workfare exploiter B&M Stores today after it was revealed that billionaire CEO Simon Arora’s salary had quadrupled to £575,000.
A day of action is planned outside branches across Britain including those in London, Manchester, Edinburgh,...
Saturday 27th Jun 2015