GREATER Manchester Metro Mayor Andy Burnham’s announcement of last night’s Albert Square vigil for the city’s people after Monday’s terrorist attack encapsulates a resistance spirit telling Islamic State (Isis) that it won’t win.
The response of Mancunians...
Wednesday 24th May 2017
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SOUTH AFRICAN President Jacob Zuma has been barred from events held by the country’s main union federation — and partner in the shaky national liberation alliance with the ruling ANC.
Cosatu general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali told reporters: “President Jacob Zuma...
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IMPEACHED president Park Geun Hye denied corruption charges yesterday at the start of her trial.
Police escorted a handcuffed Ms Park into court for her first public appearance since she was jailed on March 31 for allegations of massive corruption that led to her overthrow.
ASLEF delegates chipped in £589.22 yesterday for “beacon of the left” the Morning Star.
The collection added to the generous donation of £1,000 approved by the train drivers at their conference on Monday.
As the bucket went round among the 80 delegates,...
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LABOUR’S Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees praised Aslef delegates as he welcomed them to the city yesterday.
He said: “I congratulate you for leading the campaign to get the world-class transport system we need.
“It’s about sustainable economic development....
JOHN McDONNELL condemned the terror attack on Manchester as “barbaric” in a statement to PCS conference yesterday.
The shadow chancellor was due to address the conference yesterday afternoon but cancelled his speech after political parties suspended campaign activities.
RAIL workers have suspended strikes to protect the safety-critical guard role in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.
RMT members on Southern, Arriva Rail North and Merseyrail had been due to walk out on May 30 but the union’s executive delayed the action “in light of...
COMMUNISTS extended “the hand of solidarity” yesterday to all the families and friends of the young people cruelly targeted in the barbarous attack at the Manchester Arena.
Communist Party general secretary Rob Griffiths said: “No cause can justify the deliberate mass...
EU MINISTERS are taking a hard line on divorce proceedings with Britain, Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said yesterday.
The 27 ministers meeting in Brussels said in a statement that Britain “must honour its share of all the obligations undertaken while being a member” and...
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Head coach Robinson also selects captain Heather Knight
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