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...
Friday 24th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Arts
Jenny Hval Rich Mix, London E1 4/5
WATCHING experimental Norwegian songstress Jenny Hval and her troupe is like bearing witness to a blood-soaked seance.
There’s no blood, of course, but all are decked out in crimson cloth and paint as they drag material...
Tuesday 7th Mar 2017
By Will Stone
Saturday 4th Mar 2017
Police Dog Hogan Wild By The Side Of The Road (Major Tom) 4/5
If feel-good bluegrass and country is your bag then you need look no further than the curiously named Police Dog Hogan.
The octet, including vocalist James Studholme, mandolin player Tim Jepson,...
Tuesday 21st Feb 2017
PLANS for NHS trusts to charge foreign patients for non-urgent care amount to turning doctors into “border guards,” campaigners warned yesterday.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that from April hospitals will have a legal duty to check the tiny number of overseas...
Tuesday 7th Feb 2017
posted by Will Stone in Britain
BRITISH AIRWAYS’ treatment of staff is a “disgrace” that should be debated in Parliament, an MP said yesterday.
Labour’s Kevin Brennan made the comment as cabin crew are set to go on strike on Sunday in a long-running dispute over pay.
The Cardiff West...
Friday 3rd Feb 2017
‘Foolproof’ system fails, injuring woman who got her hand stuck in door
Thursday 12th Jan 2017
OVERSTRETCHED probation officers are having to supervise up to 80 offenders at any one time leaving the public at greater risk, a watchdog report published today finds.
HM Chief Inspector of Probation Dame Glenys Stacey highlighted large caseloads in a report on services in...
- EXPOSED: Bosses’ poor excuses for failing to pay staff properly
- One Claimed Worker was Foreign ‘So didn’t Deserve Min Wage’
- Another Refsued to Pay Out for Employee who ‘Only Made Tea and Swept the Floor’
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
BRITISH AIRWAYS was forced to cancel around 40 flights from Heathrow yesterday as cabin crew launched a 48-hour strike over “poverty pay.”
Mixed fleet cabin crew who have joined the airline since 2010 and make up 15 per cent of BA’s stewards have a basic starting...