RAIL workers’ union RMT clashed with Network Rail bosses yesterday after delays to engineering works at London’s Waterloo station.
The union said staff deserved praise after working a punishing schedule to lay 1,389 yards of track and seven miles of cable.
Wednesday 30th Aug 2017
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THE NHS must stamp out “umbrella companies” that are exploiting its workforce, health union Unite demanded yesterday.
The union said the response from NHS Improvement to previously raised concerns was “entirely inadequate” and called for a ban on companies that...
THE SCOTTISH government should use new climate-change legislation to set tougher targets for cutting carbon emissions, an international aid charity said yesterday.
Proposals in the government’s Climate Change Bill, which targets a 90 per cent emissions reduction by 2050, do not...
Tuesday 29th Aug 2017
LABOUR accused the Tories yesterday of neglecting the NHS as new figures showed that the number of cancelled urgent operations had risen by two-thirds in England since they came to power.
Labour health spokeswoman Julie Cooper called on the government to “get a grip” and...
Corbyn finishes Scotland tour with a pledge that Labour in power will have zero tolerance for hate
Monday 28th Aug 2017
Pilot refuses to fly man who has been threatened by Taliban
Hotel bills and expenses for survivors top £6m
Saturday 26th Aug 2017
JEREMY CORBYN joined civil servants yesterday for a march against the planned closure of a major government office in Scotland.
The Labour leader was in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, in the latest leg of his tour of marginal constituencies when he joined the Public and Commercial...
A FORMER British soldier who fought against Isis in Syria has been charged with terror offences in Turkey, it was reported yesterday.
Joe Robinson was arrested on the beach while on a family holiday in the Turkish resort of Didim last month.
Mr Robinson travelled to Syria where...
Switch from DLA to PIP so disastrous that even PM’s own team is troubled
Friday 25th Aug 2017