STRIKE action over the Christmas period by workers at two train companies was announced yesterday as a bitter dispute over guards and safety intensified.
The 24-hour walkouts by Greater Anglia staff on Wednesday December 27 and South Western Railway on New Year’s Eve were...
Thursday 14th Dec 2017
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PROSECUTORS have decided for a second time not to charge police involved in the death of Sean Rigg, who died in custody after being arrested and restrained by five officers.
The musician who had paranoid schizophrenia died at the age of 40 in Brixton police station on August 21 2008...
Thursday 7th Dec 2017
CAMPAIGNERS are fighting to get a homeless man off the streets after he was brutally attacked with a heavy padlock and chain.
Rob Lynskey was hospitalised following the attack in Doncaster town centre early on Tuesday morning.
Donny Scran Van community hub, which provides food...
Pensioner campaigners urge ministers to address fuel poverty
Thursday 23rd Nov 2017
RAIL union RMT has launched a direct challenge to the safety and standards board over its “conflicting” message on driver-only trains.
A recent public information campaign launched by the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) warned the travelling public of the growing...
Monday 20th Nov 2017
A FIRE chief has called for a ban on the word “firemen” — referring to firefighters — as part of a progressive new anti-sexism campaign launched today.
London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton warned that the term is sexist and is preventing more women...
Monday 16th Oct 2017
Council threat to axe 120 jobs and cut wages left ‘in tatters’ after it loses High Court case
Thursday 21st Sep 2017
ACTION to fix Tube staffing issues must be taken “today, not tomorrow” to prevent another Parsons Green terror attack, rail unions told the Star.
Tube union TSSA organiser Ben Stevenson revealed yesterday that Transport for London (TfL) has invited all four transport unions...
Wednesday 20th Sep 2017
Parsons Green often left ‘without a single member of staff ,’ Morning Star can reveal
Monday 18th Sep 2017
Inquiry chief walks out on residents’ lawyer in ‘cold and clinical’ launch of fire probe
Friday 15th Sep 2017