by Felicity Collier
Friday 16th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
RIVINGTON Biscuits, the maker of Pink Panther wafers, announced it has gone into administration yesterday with up to 100 employees made redundant.
The biscuit factory, based in Wigan, blamed the decline in trading conditions over the past year as well as the fall in the pound in the...
CAR WORKERS in Sunderland will not look a gift horse in the mouth by questioning what the government offered to Nissan to secure an investment deal.
The Japanese transnational corporation (TNC) warmed Mackem hearts by confirming that it will build its next-generation Qashqai there,...
Friday 28th Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Consumer price index rate jumps to two-year high of 1%
Wednesday 19th Oct 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Sofia Lotto Persio
BRITAIN’S economy faces “immense challenges,” as a weakened pound has failed to boost exports after the EU referendum.
August economic data from the Office for National Statistics released yesterday shows that the trade deficit...
Saturday 8th Oct 2016
by Our News Desk
CORPORATION tax could be hiked above its current 20 per cent rate under Labour plans to help abolish tuition fees, Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday.
The Labour leader promised to reverse the planned cuts to the levy, which are due to fall to 17 per cent by 2020,...
Monday 26th Sep 2016
by Lamiat Sabin
MINISTERS must honour commitments to make housing and childcare affordable to prevent families struggling from any Brexit fall-out, the Charity Poverty Action Group demanded yesterday.
It costs a couple an estimated £151,561 to raise a child into adulthood...
Thursday 22nd Sep 2016
CASH-STRAPPED councils are losing out on millions of pounds in revenue because businesses are exploiting a legal loophole to dodge rates, the Local Government Association (LGA) warned yesterday.
Some authorities are owed £1.5 million, while hundreds of...
Tuesday 20th Sep 2016
The commitment to £500 billion investment, detailed in the 10 pledges to rebuild and transform Britain, Corbyn has set out as a real alternative genuinely addresses the long-term, structural problems of our economy, argues KEN LIVINGSTONE
Saturday 17th Sep 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Luke James
JEREMY CORBYN warned that the Tories are building a “Sports Direct economy” and set out Labour’s alternative in a major speech yesterday.
The Labour leader said working conditions at Sports Direct’s Shirebrook...
Friday 16th Sep 2016