“COUCH POTATO” peers have claimed nearly £1.3 million expenses despite not speaking in a single Lords debate for over a year.
A total of 115 Lords — around one in seven — did not contribute in any debate during the 2016-17 session but were paid an average...
Thursday 21st Sep 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
STRIKES could bring Heathrow airport to a standstill by Christmas after bosses attacked the wages and conditions of thousands of workers.
The Unite union is balloting on strike action over “bullying” plans by employers to cut pay and inflict financial punishment on anyone...
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
THE leader and deputy leader of far-right group Britain First were charged yesterday with causing religiously aggravated harassment.
Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen were arrested in May over the distribution of leaflets in Thanet and Canterbury and the posting of online videos during a...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TEACHING ASSISTANTS in Durham are considering a new proposal from employers to settle a long-running dispute over pay.
Durham County Council said last year that teaching assistants would be paid only for term-time work.
The plans meant a pay cut of 23 per cent — up to...
PEACE campaigners in Manchester will stage a banner drop in the city today, supporting a call for the government to back efforts at the United Nations to outlaw nuclear weapons.
A new international treaty seeking to ban such weapons opened for signature at the UN yesterday.
RMT members plan walkouts across four franchises to save safety-critical guards
Wednesday 20th Sep 2017
Coppers consider criminal charges over fire
ONS reveals staggering number now in super-exploited jobs
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...
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Struggle goes on for Birmingham refuse workers as court battle continues