Lord Feldman says that he didn't call grassroots Tories "mad swivel-eyed loons" while his accusers stand by their stories that he did.
As Aslef's annual assembly of delegates begins in Edinburgh tomorrow the general secretary explains the challenges his members - and workers across the country - face
France is the latest to face clamour from the EU to enforce crippling 'structural reforms.' The medicine is killing the patient
THE World Health Organisation said yesterday that millions of lives could be saved if action is taken in Britain to tackle chronic disease.
A RESEARCH project is under way to create an underground map of all the cables and pipes buried in Britain, engineers announced yesterday.
THE National Portrait Gallery has acquired the only surviving portrait of poet Ted Hughes by his wife Sylvia Plath, it announced yesterday.
CITY boss Elizabeth Lestan, who is accused of ousting an oil-rig engineer from his job after he spurned her advances, fled an employment tribunal in tears yesterday after hearing details of her alleged behaviour.
RAIL unions condemned the "sick farce" that passes as justice in the wake of the Hatfield rail disaster yesterday after the four remaining men implicated in the disaster had the charges against them dropped.
LEGAL experts warned ministers yesterday that they are "highly unlikely" to suceed in a bid to convince the European Court of Human Rights to back the deportation of terror suspects to violent regimes.
TORY chairman Francis Maude warned the blue-rinse brigade that they have no "God-given right to survive" during his opening address to the party conference in Blackpool yesterday.
HEALTH union UNISON accused the government of ignoring overwhelming evidence of the link between chemicals and breast cancer yesterday and demanded tighter controls on such products to reduce the risk.
RETAIL union USDAW called for urgent talks with bosses at Boots yesterday after they announced a Â£7 billion merger with Alliance UniChem.
CIVIL Service union PCS attacked the government's "contradictory" approach to public services yesterday as new Labour launched a fresh "crackdown" on some of Britain's poorest people.