George Tapp suffered horrific injuries when he was run down last week at a demo against blacklisting in construction. He tells the Star why he's as determined as ever to carry on struggling for justice
IT must be wonderful to be a member of this government - to be able to wash your hands of anything that you don't like, to have the power to get your own way no matter how silly your opinions are and to be completely unaccountable to anyone.
LAWYERS representing Amnesty International and 13 other organisations went to court yesterday to ask the Law Lords to overturn a Court of Appeal judgement which had the effect of making evidence gained by means of torture abroad admissible in British courts.
BRITISH and US pressure on Iran to bring it into line over its nuclear programme is taking on the character of a mudfight - if enough dirt is thrown, some of it must stick.
WHENEVER the Tories launched a privatisation of yet another publicly owned asset, they always stressed that the value of shares could go up or down.
AS with the Hatfield and Potters Bar disasters on Britain's national rail system, so the chaos on London Underground's Northern Line is the inevitable consequence of the government's obsession with privatisation.
ACCORDING to Tony Blair, "the worst aspects of pensioner poverty have been tackled as a result of policies pursued by this government."
FOREIGN Office Minister Kim Howells has nailed his colours to the mast of reason best exemplified by religiosity-addled Pat Robertson.
IT takes a peculiar strain of contempt for working people to deride incapacity benefit claimants as preferring the delights of daytime television to going out and finding a job.
FORMER Labour Health Secretary Frank Dobson has always been one of the more cogent critics of the new Labour privatisation agenda in the National Health Service.