THE TORIES’ “northern powerhouse” con trick has been further exposed in a new study showing that London is receiving more public investment in transport than the rest of the country combined.
And the study revealed that the imbalance is to get worse. Research by think...
Monday 20th Feb 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
STRIKING school support staff in Derbyshire begin a 24-hour vigil at noon today in protest against savage wage cuts of up to £6,000 a year.
Derby City Council ruled that vital teaching assistants should not be paid during school holidays, meaning that some members of staff have...
Angry east London hospital staff and public force Sodexo to reinstate Aldren Tomlinson
Saturday 18th Feb 2017
Hugely unpopular EU-Canada trade deal clears big hurdle
Thursday 16th Feb 2017
A TEAM of hardy cyclists is preparing to pedal from Prague to Berlin to raise funds for the Morning Star.
Pedal4Progress is a socialist cycling team which stages an annual marathon to support the paper. This year’s journey will be the fifth — dubbed the the “Fifth...
Wednesday 15th Feb 2017
EURO MPs are due to vote on a toxic trade deal with Canada tomorrow that could see Britain subject to corporate courts decades after it leaves the EU.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta) — cousin to proposed EU-US deal TTIP — hands power to transnational...
Tuesday 14th Feb 2017
Ilford hospital staff furious after porter is sacked by Sodexo for forgetting his breakfast money
Saturday 11th Feb 2017
MINISTERS must do more to secure steel jobs despite the welcome sale of Tata’s Speciality Steels section, workers and Labour said yesterday.
Shadow steel minister Gill Furniss said Wednesday’s £100 million deal with Liberty House was “hugely important” but...
Friday 10th Feb 2017
TWO concrete suppliers have pulled out of contracts with the operator of a hated fracking site in Lancashire after protests by campaigners, the Star was told yesterday.
But neither firm would comment on the reports that they had left fracking company Cuadrilla high and dry.
Wednesday 8th Feb 2017
ENERGY firms can continue ripping off their poorest customers by overcharging them for prepayment of gas and electricity, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced yesterday.
Prepay customers spend £300 a year more for their energy than those that pay monthly or...