STAFF at a school in north-west London are set to strike today over controversial plans for it to be turned into an academy.
The Village school in Kingsbury would become part of a Multi Academy Trust, following wider government plans that force schools that are deemed to be failing to...
Thursday 14th Dec 2017
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A CHRISTMAS strike by thousands of bus drivers was called off yesterday after a new pay deal was accepted.
The two-year deal will see Arriva North West bus drivers receive 3.2 per cent backdated to April this year and 2.6 per cent from April 2018.
Unite regional officer John...
CINEMA workers at Picturehouse cinemas in London walked out yesterday, beginning the first of three days of stoppages.
Members of broadcasting and entertainment union Bectu are embroiled in the second year of a pay dispute with the chain, which also involves cinemas in Brighton.
Felicity Collier reports
Wednesday 13th Dec 2017
LABOUR is urging Tory rebels today to back its demand for Parliament to have a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal. The party hopes to persuade dissident Conservatives to vote for its amendment to the European Union Withdrawal Bill that would guarantee Parliament a say on...
CHILDREN’S learning is at risk from the “narrowing” of the curriculum, the National Education Union (NEU) said yesterday as a report warned of poor primary-school performance in maths.
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
A MAN died at a metal smelting factory in Birmingham yesterday following reports of an explosion.
JR4NHS backed by top boffin Stephen Hawking
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Felicity Collier reports as health professionals due to attend St Paul's memorial service