TINY particles known as microbeads will be banned from cosmetics and toiletries under new laws, the government announced yesterday.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove confirmed legislation would be introduced this year to ban the sale and manufacture of the plastic particles which...
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
A QUARTER of tickets to music, theatre and sporting events end up on secondary ticketing websites with some being sold for as much as 300 per cent of the original price.
It has become the “norm” for unofficial sellers to sell tickets as soon as any major events go on sale,...
CAMPAIGNERS gathered at the BBC for a demonstration in solidarity with two Turkish hunger-strikers yesterday evening.
Academic Nuriye Gulmen and teacher Semih Ozakca have been on hunger strike in Turkey for 135 days.
They started the strike in protest at their dismissal under a...
BOSSES at Teesside University have been accused of banning union representatives from attending a meeting called to discuss the future of 27 professors.
The professors at the university in north-east England were told earlier this month that they must re-apply for their jobs.
Campaigners ‘don’t trust government to lead probe’
Friday 21st Jul 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Workers feel pressured into long hours to meet bosses’ unachievable targets
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
TRIBUTES have poured in to “titan of the labour movement” Mary Turner, who has died after 20 years at the helm of her union.
The GMB president served alongside the past four general secretaries, and oversaw six Labour leaderships as a member of the party’s ruling...
by Felicity Collier
EUROPEAN UNION chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier insisted yesterday that trade deal talks may stall unless Britain is clear about its stance on the bill for leaving the bloc.
Speaking at the end of the second week of talks with Britain’s...
MORE cash is urgently needed to improve mental health services, nurses warned yesterday in the wake of a damning Care Quality Commission report.
The CQC health watchdog found that 25 per cent of core mental health services in England need to...
JEREMY CORBYN kickstarted his summer campaign blitz immediately after Parliament went into recess yesterday with an appearance in the Midlands.
This comes after PM Theresa May told her MPs earlier this week to take a “proper break” after splits within the party were...