Voices of Scotland: Richard Leonard is the man to deliver
Voters want Scottish Labour to move, and we must listen. Where they want us to move is where Leonard has stood his whole life, writes LESLEY BRENNAN ...
Unite challenges Mexican ambassador over inaction on Ayotzinapa disappearances
UNITE international officer Clare Baker presented a letter to the Mexican ambassador today, highlighting the union’s “deepest concern” over 43 students missing — presumed murdered — since September 2014.
The letter from Unite leader Len McCluskey notes “human rights violations carried out by law enforcement authorities” in the past, ...
May’s woes are of her own making
Don't trust Putin's kleptocrats – Russia needs socialism
Veteran Russian communist DR SLAVA TETEKIN talks to John Foster about how Russians today view the former Soviet Union and attitudes towards Vladimir Putin ...
Hinkley Point blunders will mean higher electricity bills
BRITAIN’S poorest households face higher energy bills to pay for the government’s bungled handling of the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, MPs warned yesterday.
Campaigners call for release of Bahraini prisoner of conscience
HUMAN rights campaigners gathered outside the Bahrain embassy in London yesterday calling for the release of a man jailed for criticising the regime on Twitter and an end to reprisal attacks.…
50 killed in Nigeria bombing
AT LEAST 50 people died yesterday in a suicide bombing at a mosque in northern Nigeria.
Russia admits spike in radiation near Urals nuclear plant
RUSSIA has confirmed reports of a spike in radioactivity over the southern Ural mountains where concentrations of a radioactive isotope were found to be several hundred times the norm.
Thai players and officials arrested in match-fixing investigation
FIVE players and two match officials from Thailand’s top football division are among a dozen arrested for alleged match-fixing, Thai Football Association president Somyot Poompanmuang said…
Pianists strike a memorable chord at London Jazz Festival
London Jazz Festival
THIS year’s London Jazz Festival was something of a praise song to cosmopolitan jazz piano and it begins with Cuba.