Official inflation figures understate the real extent of rising costs, but even the government's own CPI scheme lays bare the ongoing misery for working people and those dependent on benefits.
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THE High Court in Edinburgh slapped a record Â£15 million fine on gas utility privateer Transco yesterday after it was found guilty of breaching health and safety laws, following an explosion which killed four members of a family six years ago.
MORE than 3,000 civilian workers at Scotland's eight police forces walked out yesterday in a row over a "wholly insufficient" pay offer.
RAIL unions hammered a report calling for greater deregulation and privatisation on the network by the market-fundamentalist Adam Smith Institute yesterday.
GENERAL union GMB hit out at "profit-obsessed private contractors" yesterday after winning compensation for 17 north London school meals staff.
AROUND 100 Yorkshire laundry workers stepped up their fight for a living wage with a one-day strike yesterday.
UGANDAN women fighting deportation at Yarl's Wood detention centre vowed to continue with their hunger strike yesterday after their spokeswoman was released.
A JOINT campaign launched yesterday urged ministers and MPs to ensure that government anti-terror measures do not alienate and divide communities.
HUNDREDS of campaigners besieged Heathrow Aiport yesterday in support of the Kachepa family, who were forcibly deported to Malawi.
GENERAL union T&G welcomed the "unyielding support" for sacked Gate Gourmet workers in Britain yesterday from the US union Unite Here.
TEACHING unions congratulated pupils and staff on another record year for GCSE results yesterday, but they stressed that the students who slip through the net must receive greater attention.