FLOWERS and stickers were handed out outside London stations yesterday to show solidarity with people affected by post-EU referendum discrimination and abuse.
The “unity events” organised by community group London Citizens spread messages such as “Love London, no room...
Tuesday 5th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
From a service station in Gloucester to a refurbished music hall in London’s East End, RIBA’s prize-winners this year are just the job, writes James Walsh
posted by Morning Star in Arts
HUNDREDS of London schools have toxic levels of air pollution with those in deprived areas worst affected, new figures showed yesterday.
Newly elected Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan said the 400 schools affected across the capital show an “ongoing crisis” across the city.
Saturday 2nd Jul 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
The Whispering Swarm by Michael Moorcock(Gollancz, £9.99)
FEW writers are as prolific and innovative as Michael Moorcock, author of more than 100 works of SF, fantasy, historical fiction, crime, literary fiction,...
Tuesday 28th Jun 2016
CATERING staff at the Houses of Parliament are being forced to work double shifts “simply to make ends meet,” an MP claimed yesterday.
Labour’s Christian Matheson said he was concerned about the ability of employees to get by on their current wage.
Friday 10th Jun 2016
RENTS have soared by a “scandalous” 50 per cent under the Tories in some parts of the capital, GMB Congress heard yesterday.
New research by the general union shows that average monthly payments for one bedroom flats have gone up by more than 30 per cent in 11 London...
Tuesday 7th Jun 2016
THE damaging effects of air pollution near deprived schools in London were covered up by Tory former mayor Boris Johnson, new Mayor Sadiq Khan said yesterday.
The Greater London Authority commissioned an environmental consultancy to compile the report in 2013 using data from Kings...
Wednesday 18th May 2016
LONDON bus passengers will soon be able to make an additional journey for free with a new one-hour ticket announced yesterday by new Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan.
The “hopper” fare allows commuters to take more than one bus within an hour of using their Oyster card or bank card...
Wednesday 11th May 2016
ACTIVISTS laid flowers outside London’s City Hall yesterday in remembrance of all the women who have died after being turned away from the capital’s disappearing domestic violence refuges.
Members of Sisters Uncut stood outside the office of newly elected London Mayor Sadiq...
Tuesday 10th May 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
A HUGE fire that started shortly before 3am at Vauxhall station in south London yesterday caused severe disruption for passengers travelling to and from the city.
Four out of eight tracks were closed and firefighters extinguished the flames by 8.20am. The cause of the fire is being...
Friday 6th May 2016