GREATER Manchester Metro Mayor Andy Burnham’s announcement of last night’s Albert Square vigil for the city’s people after Monday’s terrorist attack encapsulates a resistance spirit telling Islamic State (Isis) that it won’t win.
The response of Mancunians...
Wednesday 24th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
RAIL workers have suspended strikes to protect the safety-critical guard role in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.
RMT members on Southern, Arriva Rail North and Merseyrail had been due to walk out on May 30 but the union’s executive delayed the action “in light of...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
COMMUNISTS extended “the hand of solidarity” yesterday to all the families and friends of the young people cruelly targeted in the barbarous attack at the Manchester Arena.
Communist Party general secretary Rob Griffiths said: “No cause can justify the deliberate mass...
LABOUR’S Andy Burnham has been elected mayor of Greater Manchester with almost three times as many votes as his Conservative rival.
The former Cabinet minister and MP for Leigh took more than 60 per cent of the poll with 359,352 votes. Tory candidate Sean Anstee came second with...
Saturday 6th May 2017
MANCHESTER councillors refused yesterday to declare the city a TTIP and Ceta-free zone, snubbing a call from local residents.
Campaigners had asked council to oppose the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the United States, and the...
Saturday 12th Nov 2016
THE doors finally opened this week on Manchester’s answer the vicious Tory cuts to legal aid.
Moss Side’s Greater Manchester Law Centre (GMLC) will offer free legal advice and representation for people denied it, especially those disproportionately hit by the cuts,...
Thursday 27th Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
CAMPAIGNERS in Manchester are staging a “funeral for democracy” today as the European Union continues its bid to sell out popular sovereignty to transnational corporations.
Stop TTIP Manchester is holding its protest in solidarity with Wallonia, Belgium, which is standing...
Though they were cut down in 1819, CHARLOTTE HUGHES says their cause is still relevant today
Wednesday 17th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
ANDY BURNHAM will be Labour’s candidate for mayor of Greater Manchester next year, while MEP Sion Simon is the party’s choice for mayor of the West Midlands region including Birmingham and Coventry.
Both are odds-on favourites to win next May’s elections for the new...
Wednesday 10th Aug 2016
On Corporation Street
JUNE 15, 1996, was a glorious day. Manchester was buzzing. Then, just after 11.15, a huge explosion changed the city forever.
That momentous event and its aftermath is the subject of Dublin-based theatre company...
Thursday 16th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Arts