Fire Minister Brandon Lewis probably had a fair idea what Sir Ken Knight would deliver when he asked him to conduct an "independent" report into fire and rescue services in England.
As LGBT activists worldwide celebrate anti-homophobia day we are reminded of prevailing prejudice
Bradford has seen the launch of a new campaign to battle the sources of child sex exploitation - and combat far-right bids to make it a racial issue
UNION officials said that women workers should find it easier to fight back against lewd and sexual remarks from today, because of changes to the law.
SCOTTISH Labour activists celebrated after scoring a double by-election victory yesterday - but with reduced majorities.
CHOCOLATE maker Terry's closed its only British plant in York yesterday, with the loss of more than 300 jobs.
ZELMYS Dominguez, the political counsellor at the Cuban embassy, has agreed to speak at the Morning Star's 75th anniversary celebration on Friday October 14 in London.
THE government appointed an independent panel yesterday, which will advise it on the most suitable location for new casinos.
BRITAIN'S Communists praised the magnificent turnout at last Saturday's marches in London and New York for an end to the occupation of Iraq.
LABOUR delegates cheered as a motion calling for the suspension of any further privatisation of the NHS was passed overwhelmingly yesterday.
THE family of Brazilian electrician Jean Charles de Menezes met officials yesterday who are investigating his death at the hands of armed police and demanded that those involved should be "punished."
A STRIKE threat by thousands of workers at Morrisons depots forced the supermarket giant back to the negotiating table yesterday.
UNION campaigners warned Prime Minister Tony Blair yesterday that he will not "modernise" Britain's public services by handing them to profit-hungry privateers.