MORE people are being diagnosed with cancer in England than ever before, according to new figures published yesterday.
Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show 299,923 new cancer diagnoses registered in 2015 — the highest on record.
ONS officials said the...
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TOPSHOP warehouse workers in Leeds and Solihull will strike tomorrow and Monday over pay and what they describe as “workhouse conditions.”
The warehouses are part of billionaire Sir Philip Green’s business empire.
Bosses rejected a pay claim from the workers,...
COMMUNIST and trade union legend Kevin Halpin was laid to rest yesterday amid fond tributes from comrades and family.
Mourners at the City of London crematorium saluted a life Kevin dedicated to his class — and “a lovely chap” — whose personal warmth and...
HARD-RIGHT press baron Richard Desmond has finally opened up his tight fist after agreeing the first pay rise in almost a decade for journalists working at his Express newspapers group.
National Union of Journalists (NUJ) representatives met bosses at Northern & Shell, which...
Amnesty slams PM’s shameful attacks on human rights and disgusting treatment of child refugees
Wednesday 22nd Feb 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Plant hire business vows to shun Cuadrilla shale-gas drilling site near Blackpool
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Activists urge police to tackle ‘trivialised’ sexism
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
THE building industry will have to recruit a worker every 77 seconds for the next four years to meet Britain’s housing needs, a report said yesterday.
Under-investment in the workforce was highlighted as one of the major causes of the housing crisis, according to consultants...
by Felicity Collier
A COUPLE from Scotland are well on their way to meeting their start-up target for a new green energy business to take on “the big fix.”
Our Energy, set up by David Pike and Karin Sode of East Lothian, has already secured more than...
A HETEROSEXUAL couple narrowly lost their legal battle for the right to enter a civil partnership yesterday after the Court of Appeal rejected their case on a technicality.
Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan want their seven-year relationship legally recognised without the...