UNEMPLOYMENT fell to its lowest level for more than a decade — but the number of people in work has also fallen, official figures revealed yesterday.
In Britain the number of people without jobs was 1.6 million in the quarter to November, down by 52,000 on the previous three...
Thursday 19th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
MORE than half of HIV sufferers aged over 50 are living in poverty, according to a new study published today.
Research by the Terrence Higgins Trust found that 58 per cent of those with the condition are in poverty, twice that of the general population, while 82 per cent experienced...
BREXIT Secretary David Davis claimed yesterday to have “made a grand” betting on Britain leaving the European Union.
Mr Davis admitted to the flutter when he was questioned about a poll suggesting that voters did not trust the “three Brexiteers” — Mr...
PROJECTS that tackle the “shocking” rise in food poverty are to share £350,000 in Scottish government funding.
The money will support 16 community groups and foodbanks, the government announced yesterday.
It aims to cut reliance on emergency food aid and...
- May confirms plans to leave single market
- Corbyn slams PM over ‘bargain basement tax haven’ vision
- Unions call for workers to be protected
Wednesday 18th Jan 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Widespread unease at ruling on far-right party
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
Couple win right to sue ex-foreign secretary
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Union and Southern agree to talks to resolve ongoing dispute
CORPORATIONS will receive an extra £120 billion in tax giveaways over five years in the event that post-Brexit Britain cuts taxes even further than already announced, Labour warned yesterday.
The Tory government is preparing the “greatest corporate tax giveaway in British...
by Felicity Collier
INFLATION rose to its highest level in two-and-a-half years, hitting 1.6 per cent last month, official figures revealed yesterday.
The Consumer Price Index figure is up from 1.2 per cent in November and is greater than the forecast 1.4 per cent. A...