WORKERS at the car factory where the Mini is made will stage a second protest today over bosses’ plans to close a final-salary pension scheme.
The demonstration comes after talks between general union Unite and the plant’s owners BMW ended in an impasse.
Friday 24th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
RELIGIOUS leaders and experts described the Westminster terror attack as a “perversion” of Islam yesterday.
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, said every ideology, whether religious or secular, has contained elements of extremism, so Muslims...
MPs stood side by side in silence yesterday to remember those injured and killed in the Westminster attack.
With the benches full and heads bowed, they observed a minute of silence in the usually noisy debating chamber.
It was held at 9.33am in honour of PC Keith Palmer, 48, a...
THE Belgian port city of Antwerp was on high alert yesterday after an armed Frenchman sped down a busy shopping street in an apparent attempt to mimic Wednesday’s Westminster attack.
Pedestrians had to jump out of the way of the French-registered car, whose driver was arrested...
Devin Townsend Project
O2 Institute, Birmingham
Guitar virtuoso and all-round eccentric Devin Townsend has produced a prolific number of conceptual metal albums over the last 20-odd years, some almost operatic in...
posted by Morning Star in Arts
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ramped up his rhetoric against EU states yesterday, claiming that Westerners’ safety could be endangered by public anger at the treatment of his government.
Mr Erdogan made his latest outburst two weeks after the Dutch government deported...
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
by Felicity Collier
TWO community centres that give vital support to disabled people are to close under proposals from Southwark Council in London.
Campaigners gathered outside a Southwark Council meeting last night protesting against the closures of the Riverside day...
by Felicity Collier
CAMPAIGNERS in Bristol are occupying a disused library to protest against the housing crisis and cuts to public services.
Cheltenham Road Library, which was closed down three weeks ago, has been occupied by Bristol Sisters Uncut since Tuesday.
Lucy Bronze is desperate for Manchester City to seize their chance to make a major breakthrough in Europe as they head into tonight’s Champions League quarter-final.
The 25-year-old England defender is a key figure in the City side, weighing in with vital goals including...
posted by Morning Star in Sport
New Zealand will play the Barbarians at Twickenham on November 4 after the world champions opted not to face England instead.
Eddie Jones’s Six Nations champions had hoped to play the All Blacks in an Autumn Test arranged at short notice.
But the Barbarians, an...