A METROPOLITAN POLICE officer who arrested a young man who died 70 minutes later should be suspended, a police watchdog recommended yesterday.
Rashan Charles, 20, died on July 22 having after being “restrained” by Met officers when he ran into a shop in Dalston in east...
Monday 18th Sep 2017
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THE Royal Navy’s newest and most expensive ever warship could end up stranded in port due to a strike by a tug boat crew.
The £3.1 billion aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth is moored in Portsmouth, where tug boat crews employed by privateer Serco are involved in a national...
Saturday 16th Sep 2017
Sacking of two disabled workers sparks prospect of a Christmas strike
Friday 15th Sep 2017
HOSPITALITY chain Whitbread has dumped its commitment to workplace ethics and fair labour practices in “a slap in the face” for its workforce, the Unite union said yesterday.
The chain, which owns Premier Inn and Costa Coffee, signed the Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) 18...
McCluskey attacks ‘out of touch’ ex-PM over immigration stance
Monday 11th Sep 2017
Labour furious at May’s attempt to rewrite Commons rules
Saturday 9th Sep 2017
LECTURERS in further education are being consulted on strike action after seeing their pay fall in value by almost a quarter since 2009.
Despite the plummeting value of lecturers’ salaries, college bosses say they are not in a position to award any pay increase this year.
Ministers forced to U-turn on privatisation plan
Friday 8th Sep 2017
RAIL WORKERS at three train operators were “solidly supporting” strike action yesterday over the imposition of driver-only services.
The privateers who run Southern, Merseyrail and Northern trains are attempting to abolish the safety-critical guard’s role to increase...
Tuesday 5th Sep 2017
BIN workers in Birmingham resumed strike action yesterday after “provocative” councillors issued redundancy notices despite negotiations.
The workers, who are members of the Unite union, took seven weeks of strike action throughout July and August in defiance of council...
Saturday 2nd Sep 2017