by Our Foreign Desk
SOUTH AFRICAN miners will march to Kimberley Mines today to protest against threats to their pay and conditions.
The future of 600 workers hangs in the balance after owner De Beers sold the facility to Ekapa Mining & Petra Diamonds.
Thursday 14th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
The miners’ strike of 1984 is embedded in the British psyche as a watershed in class politics and the ultimate exposure of the “one nation” term as utter humbug. Alan Buckley has the story
posted by Jody Porter in Features
Thousands march to commemorate Kellingley’s closure
Monday 21st Dec 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Miners and their communities gather together in solidarity as Kellingley colliery closes its doors. PETER LAZENBY reports
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Meic Birtwistle
at Kellingley Colliery
AT 5.45am yesterday morning the final production shift went down at Britain’s only remaining deep mine in order to cut coal for the last time.
In the canteen at Kellingley Colliery, Yorkshire, the kitchen...
Saturday 19th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
This historic closure harms our communities yet fails to help the environment in any way, writes CHRIS KITCHEN
Gates close on last deep pit at Kellingley and era of coal
Friday 18th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
THE government and mining profiteer UK Coal have “betrayed and let down” Britain’s last deep coalminers at a Yorkshire colliery, the Commons heard last night.
Labour MP Yvette Cooper, whose constituency includes the community of Knottingley, near Kellingley colliery,...
Thursday 10th Dec 2015