BRITAIN’S worst-performing privatised rail service has descended into further chaos, prompting calls for Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to out the mess.
Thousands of passengers using Southern Rail, which was recently bailed out with a £20 million taxpayer hand-out...
Thursday 3rd Nov 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Government urged to resolve the dispute
Tuesday 1st Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
A MERCHANT ship has been seized by the Britain’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) after they discovered that the crew had not been paid for months.
The vessel, owned by Bulgarian company Victoria Maritime Trading, is docked in Cardiff, where it has been placed in...
Saturday 29th Oct 2016
Britain’s worst railway privateer accused of spouting ‘Alice in Wonderland stuff’
Saturday 22nd Oct 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
WORKERS on Southern trains stage the final day of a 72-hour walkout today in their bitter dispute over the role of conductors, with further industrial action planned.
TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady lent her support to the strikers by demanding that Southern stop blaming...
Thursday 20th Oct 2016
A NEW fleet of British cargo ships will not employ a single British seafarer as bosses opt for the cheapest overseas labour available to boost profits, maritime union RMT warned yesterday.
Atlantic Container Lines is launching a British-flagged fleet of five new container vessels,...
Southern accused of mounting ‘vicious campaign’ against staff
Wednesday 19th Oct 2016
Rail firm waggles cash to get rid of guards
Tuesday 18th Oct 2016
Privateer accused of skipping stops in dash to dump guards
Thursday 13th Oct 2016
New hope as Southern pledge to keep guards
Wednesday 12th Oct 2016