Troops sweep historic city as they assess extent of harm
Tuesday 29th Mar 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
BAHNSTORMING London Mayor Boris Johnson came under fire yesterday as he handed the keys of the Overground to the German state.
Rail unions that said awarding the operations contract to Arriva, which is wholly owned by Deutsche Bahn (DB), would mean British commuters would...
Saturday 19th Mar 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
DRIVERS on the London Underground’s Piccadilly line will strike next week after a “comprehensive breakdown in industrial relations,” their union announced yesterday.
They will walk out for 24-hour stints from 9pm on Wednesday March 23 and from 12 noon on Tuesday April...
Friday 18th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Johnson slammed for politicising the long-delayed service ahead of Tory leadership scrap with Osborne
Monday 14th Mar 2016
WOMEN must not be cast aside while “middle-aged men with the same surname” lead the EU referendum debate, civil liberties campaigner Shami Chakrabarti warned yesterday.
The outgoing director of campaign group Liberty said it was important to ensure that discussions were not...
Saturday 12th Mar 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
A KEY watchdog official resigned yesterday in protest against Boris Johnson’s “dictatorial” decision to axe 13 fire engines.
London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority finance chairman Andrew Dismore, a Labour member of the London Assembly, said he was “not...
Friday 11th Mar 2016
DEVELOPER Capco has admitted spying on activists campaigning against the firm’s bulldozing of two London council estates to build luxury flats.
Campaigners alerted the Star yesterday to a buried admission in the developer’s end-of-year review document which outlines...
Wednesday 9th Mar 2016
posted by Will Stone in Britain
With the possibility of a change in Tory Party leader in the coming months, it’s vital for Labour to canvas the views of ‘the undecideds,’ writes CHARLEY ALLAN
Monday 7th Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
The London Assembly yesterday pleaded with Boris Johnson to help keep football ticket prices affordable.
The Assembly agreed a motion calling for Johnson to negotiate with Premier League clubs who have benefited from regeneration support, to ensure that tickets are affordable for all,...
Thursday 3rd Mar 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
CAMPAIGNERS are battling to save the beauty of poet William Blake’s last resting place after discovering that another piece of England’s green and pleasant land is under threat from one of London Mayor Boris Johnson’s vanity projects.
Heritage site Bunhill Fields park...
Friday 26th Feb 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain