PILOTS launched a 12-hour strike yesterday at tour operator Thomas Cook after they were offered a derisory below-inflation pay rise.
Members of the British Airline Pilots Association (Balpa) walked out at 3am yesterday morning in the first strike by British pilots since 1974.
Saturday 9th Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Protests escalate at London DSEI weapons fair
Friday 8th Sep 2017
SPECIALIST IVF services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are to be axed as cash-strapped NHS bosses try desperately to balance the books.
Thousands had signed a petition against the closure of the specialist fertility services that were pioneered in Cambridgeshire 40 years ago.
EAST MIDLANDS trains face strike action over a “totally inadequate” pay offer, a rail union warned yesterday.
Transport union RMT will ballot its members for strikes and other forms of industrial action after East Midlands Trains (EMT) offered a below-industry 2.7 per cent...
NHS teams running out of patience, money — and new students
Thursday 7th Sep 2017
BRITAIN must stop “lending cover” to human rights abuses in Bahrain, Amnesty International said yesterday as it published a new report on the Gulf kingdom.
It warned of a “disastrous decline” in Bahrain’s human rights situation, saying that families have...
Activists warn banned National Action hasn’t gone away
Wednesday 6th Sep 2017
Quakers detained for trying to halt deliveries
LOW-PAID workers at the Bank of England celebrated victory yesterday after bosses caved into their demands, bringing a long-running dispute to an end.
Workers at the central bank’s security, maintenance and parlour departments walked out last month — the first walkout to...
STEVE SWEENEY listens to the voices on the picket line in Cambridge this morning
Monday 4th Sep 2017