GUNSHOTS were reported yesterday in Oxford Circus, swarming with Black Friday shoppers, but the Met said they found no evidence of shots being fired.
Armed officers had earlier told shoppers on London’s busiest street and at its Tube station to hide and were treating the incident...
Friday 24th Nov 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
STAFF and students at Bath University expressed anger yesterday after its vice-chancellor refused to stand down in a row over excessive pay.
Dame Glynis Breakwell narrowly survived a vote of no confidence by 19 votes to 16 in a secret ballot of the university senate on Wednesday...
McDonnell interrupted by MP who claimed constituents more loaded than ever
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
EFFORTS to stifle protests against controversial fracking energy exploitation were reinforced yesterday after a judge decided to extend a court injunction against obstruction and trespass near sites.
The High Court decided to extend an existing injunction against protesters in favour...
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Tory bank accounts hit new highs this quarter as rich donors ‘toff-shored’ them wads of cash. And the biggest spenders? Russian oligarchs. By Conrad Landin and Steve Sweeney
RMT dismisses assertion by head of industry’s standards body
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
PARLIAMENT is a “toxic environment” where almost one in five staff have been bullied by an MP or manager, according to a union report released yesterday.
A survey of parliamentary staff by Unite also found that two in three researchers, secretaries and other staff...
WORKERS who had clocked up 905 years of service at an iconic iron foundry were sent home early yesterday — but bosses denied it had been done to avoid embarrassment.
The Coalbrookdale Aga Rangemaster site faces closure as bosses claim it...
FORMER Labour minister Ivan Lewis was suspended yesterday by the party over allegations of sexual harassment.
The Bury South MP is under investigation by party officials after a number of women came forward with claims that he had made unwanted advances towards them.
HEALTH bosses are set to hold emergency talks about the growing financial crisis in the NHS after Wednesday’s budget provided little hope for the struggling health service.
Chancellor Phillip Hammond has promised to give the NHS £2.8 billion over the next three years, but...