TRAIN drivers’ union Aslef said it had made “significant” progress yesterday in talks aimed at resolving a long-running dispute at chaotic privateer Southern.
Union officials met with Southern’ s owners Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) to try to break the deadlock...
Saturday 23rd Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE government was accused yesterday of suppressing information about how food prices in Britain will be affected by Brexit.
Despite receiving a freedom of information request from the Unite union, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) refused to release any...
A LEADING Palestinian activist facing criminal charges for peaceful protests from both Israel’s military and the Palestinian Authority will speak at a London meeting on Monday.
Issa Amro, a co-ordinator with the Youth Against Settlements group, was detained earlier this month and...
Greenpeace activists block shipment of thousands of polluting VW motors
Friday 22nd Sep 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Party report calls for ‘simpler and more generous’ system
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Home Office position ‘remains unchanged’
Defendants demonstrate after trying to block arms fair
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
COUNCIL leaders want urgent action to ensure children and teenagers detained in youth prisons are safe after an inspection this year found that not a single one was fit for purpose.
Despite being made aware of the state of youth prisons in July, the government has not taken clear...
by Felicity Collier
A DISABILITY benefits assessor has been found guilty of misconduct and sacked after he “disgracefully” disparaged applicants, but is still free to work as a paramedic.
Alan Barham was given a caution order, after being sacked by...
PLANS to draft in a “scab army” of managers to break a guards’ strike on Greater Anglia services pose a severe threat to passenger safety, rail union RMT warned yesterday.
General secretary Mick Cash has written to Abellio bosses and the Office of Road and Rail urging...