FORMER WORKERS from Britain’s last deep coalmine gathered to watch the first of its two sets of winding gear being demolished yesterday.
The second is expected to come down in the new year.
For more than half a century, the winding gear of Kellingley colliery in Yorkshire...
Saturday 11th Nov 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Tribunal tells firm its employees must be given holiday pay, minimum wage and shift breaks
LEADING BBC broadcasters backed the cause of equal pay for women yesterday, posting photos online wearing campaign T-shirts.
Equal Pay Day is the point in the year when women begin to work for nothing, because their pay lags so far behind their male counterparts, according to sex...
But it should have never existed, say activists
Friday 10th Nov 2017
Helen John: September 1937 – November 5 2017
Thursday 9th Nov 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Features
Union leaders fly to Brussels to rally Europe behind factory fight
Tuesday 7th Nov 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in World
THE Trussell Trust warned yesterday that foodbanks may not be able to provide enough food for the hungry this winter if the government goes ahead with its universal credit roll-out.
The charity — Britain’s largest single operator of foodbanks, running 428 across the country...
A VETERAN peace campaigner who helped found the Greenham Common women’s peace camp has died.
Helen John, 79, continued resisting war and battling militarism to the last.
A former midwife, she was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2005.
In 1981 she was one of...
NHS trusts across Britain are heading into winter on a financial knife-edge, a top think tank is warning.
In a survey by the King’s Fund health charity, 51 per cent of trust financial directors reported that patient care has worsened over the last year...
Saturday 4th Nov 2017
Anti-fracking campaigners challenge gas giant’s bid to trample on right to protest
Wednesday 1st Nov 2017