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 National Farmers' Union complained yesterday that British eggs could lose their free-range status if chickens are kept indoors to stop them catching avian flu.
FURIOUS workers at Ronseal unanimously backed industrial action yesterday, following another miserly pay offer from the Sheffield paint manufacturer.
JURY members began deliberations yesterday in a negligence case against gas firm Transco, which has become one of the longest in Scottish legal history.
CIVIL rights campaigners warned yesterday that Charles Clarke could be paving the way for miscarriages of justice when he implements his promised "crackdown" on Islamist extremists this week.
RAIL union RMT expressed concern yesterday, after Eurostar claimed that a pay strike at its London and Ashford terminals would have "little effect" on operations.
INDUSTRY union GMB accused supermarket giant Morrisons management yesterday of having "secret plans" to axe key distribution depots.
HEALTH union UNISON warned that new Labour's rapid push to "modernise" the health service has left some areas of Britain without Accident and Emergency departments.
PRISON reform campaigners demanded yesterday that jail sentences be given only to violent or dangerous prisoners, as the number of suicides in custody continued to soar.
ANGRY engineering workers at Rolls-Royce defied bosses' threats and walked out on indefinite strike yesterday over the victimisation and sacking of a union official.