Mum held at Yarl’s Wood is left fighting for the right to visit her chronically ill son as Home Office tells her ‘You can Skype him from Jamaica’
Saturday 25th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Felicity Collier
A SLEAZE watchdog will probe MPs taking on second jobs following former chancellor George Osborne’s controversial appointment as editor of the Evening Standard.
The Commons committee on standards announced yesterday that it would look again at...
by Felicity Collier
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn visited a domestic violence charity reliant on Comic Relief funds in Bristol yesterday, paying tribute to the work carried out by the organisation.
Mr Corbyn joined the Comic Relief fundraiser for Next Link, which runs a...
Research shows maternity pay is among the worst in Europe
Friday 24th Mar 2017
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...
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
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.
AN INDEPENDENT news website facing legal action by the Daily Mail said yesterday that it has raised £10,000 for its defence through crowdfunding.
Byline Media received a letter from Mail editor Paul Dacre earlier this month threatening to sue...
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
BRITAIN faces “sleepwalking into a living-standards crisis” with inflation at its highest since 2013, the TUC warned yesterday.
Fuel and food prices have pushed inflation higher than expected, according to data from the Office for...
A VITAL charity that helps victims of domestic violence in the north-east of England could be left without funds within a matter of months, its director told the Star yesterday.
Wearside Women in Need (WWIN) is the only provider of...
THE label “white working class” is divisive and unhelpful in tackling poverty, according to a report published yesterday by the Runnymede Trust and the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class).
The Class think tank and race-equality...
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017