US DEFENCE Secretary James Mattis refused to say anything meaningful about strategy on Afghanistan during a trip to the Middle East.
He would only tell reporters that Friday’s top-level strategy meeting at the Camp David presidential retreat was “rigorous and...
Monday 21st Aug 2017
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MORE than 200 people attended a packed meeting of Momentum in Leeds on Saturday to hear speakers condemn the Tories’ “unmandated” continuation of attacks on working people and their unions.
Lead speaker Richard Burgon, shadow justice secretary and Labour MP for Leeds...
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CARLSBERG boss Cees ‘ t Hart said yesterday that further job cuts have not been taken off the table as the beer giant undergoes major restructuring involving the loss more than 2,000 jobs.
The Danish brewer intends to outsource beer distribution in Britain, hitting around 900...
PRISON sentences of six months or less should be banned, a Scottish think-tank demanded over the weekend.
Reform Scotland said an outright ban on short sentences is the only way to bring about change in the justice system.
The call came ahead of its new report on prison reform...
by Felicity Collier
MCDONALD’S workers are to strike in Britain for the first time after a beefy ballot yesterday backed action over unpalatable pay and conditions at two of its branches.
Beleaguered zero-hours employees in Crayford and Cambridge voted 95.7 per...
Saturday 19th Aug 2017
Protesters chant ‘I’m not afraid’ through Las Ramblas as death toll rises to 14
THE Saudi-led invasion coalition is responsible for more than half of all child deaths in Yemen, according to a leaked draft of a report by United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres.
The document, which was passed to US news agency Associated Press on Thursday, says the UN has...
by Bethany Rielly
LEDBURY Estate tenants are still paying rent for their unsafe homes despite the lack of running hot water, heating or cooking facilities after the gas was switched off last week over safety fears.
Five hundred residents on the south-east London...
by Felicity Collier
POLICE forcibly evicted a woman yesterday after she staged an occupation of the south London fl at that she had until recently called home.
Activists had joined Clavia Chambers, a mother of two young children, in staging an occupation of the...
Tigers won League Leaders Shield for the fi rst time in 91 years
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