A government guided by common sense would respond to news that publicly owned Royal Mail has increased profits to £403 million by scrapping plans to flog off the service.
Wales TUC president sets out the achievements of Welsh workers over the past year - and looks to the battles ahead
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THE people of Liverpool marked the more sinister side of the city's history yesterday with a slavery remembrance service.
THE Crown Prosecution Service said yesterday that no charges will be brought against the police marksmen who shot dead a 53-year-old widower.
GENERAL union GMB urged ministers to "downgrade" the government plan to switch off Britain's analogue TV signal yesterday amid doubts about the reliability of its digital replacement.
RAIL union RMT renewed its demand for more station staff and guards on all trains yesterday, after British Transport Police figures revealed a rise in assaults on the rail and Tube networks.
LONDON Mayor Ken Livingstone urged revellers yesterday to have a "safe and enjoyable" weekend at the Notting Hill carnival.
BROADCASTING unions NUJ and BECTU warned the BBC yesterday that its reputation is being badly tarnished by feeding news programmes to union-bashing Canadian public service broadcaster CBC.
MORE evidence of incoherence at the heart of Britain's harsh immigration system emerged yesterday with revelations that the Home Office is paying up to Â£2,700 a night to keep immigration detainees in police cells.
HOMELESSNESS charity Shelter exploded Britain's "home ownership myth" yesterday, after research revealed that most people value affordable housing in a safe area over getting on the "property ladder."
SCOTTISH Socialist Party convener Colin Fox called for Scots to mark the 700th anniversary of the execution of William Wallace yesterday by "crying freedom" from poverty, inequality and injustice.
THE National Union of Teachers hailed the good work of primary school teachers yesterday, but it warned ministers again over their obsession with "crude" educational targets.