News archive from 20 September 2017

Salford: Unemployed workers’ centre has money trouble

AN UNEMPLOYED workers’ support centre that has won £12 million for benefit recipients and victims of debt has launched a plea for £50,000 to keep going. The appeal is backed by renowned film director Ken Loach and actor and anti-blacklist campaigner...

 

Bus control staff plan to strike over poor wages

HUNDREDS of Transport for London (TfL) control room staff and revenue inspectors are to stage a 24-hour strike on Friday in a dispute over pay. Talks will take place today between officials of the Unite union, TfL management and conciliation service...

 

Tube bosses have no idea how station really works

A PARSONS GREEN station staff member accused London Underground bosses yesterday of having “no idea” how the station works. The station had just one worker on duty when a bomb partially went off on Friday morning. Many people were injured as they...

 
Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul announces he and wife Lauren are expecting their first child

Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul announces he and wife Lauren are expecting their first child

Anyone who follows the life and times of Aaron Paul on social media knows how much he loves his wife Lauren, and can therefore imagine how pretty darn proud he is now that she is officially pregnant. The Breaking Bad actor made the announcement on his...

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Venezuela: International observers shown a warehouse

INTERNATIONAL delegates to the Venezuela solidarity conference in Caracas saw on Monday how the government keeps the poor fed in the face of economic warfare. Guests visited a local distribution and production committee warehouse at the sprawling...

 

South Africa: Unions call all workers out against state capture

SOUTH AFRICAN education, health and mine workers called yesterday for all workers to rally behind union confederation Cosatu’s September 27 general strike against corruption, job losses and “state capture.” The National Education, Health and Allied...

 

Turkey: Teachers fight for secularism

TRADE unionists in Turkey have called on the public to “raise their voice” against the removal of the theory of evolution from the school curriculum. Ahmet Hamdi Camli, an MP from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, created uproar when he...

 

Rail workers deserve our firm support

RAIL WORKERS preparing to strike at the start of October across Arriva Rail Norther, Merseyrail, Greater Anglia and Southern to keep passengers safe must know that they have the support of the travelling public. No matter what waffle the private train...

 

The Earth calls out for a world free from nukes

Britain cannot play a different role in the world while it remains one of the few countries with nuclear weapons, writes KATE HUDSON TODAY the United Nations’s nuclear weapons ban treaty opens for signature. States across the world are queuing in New...

 

Please make this the year you discover compassion

DANA MILLS writes a message to Theresa May on the eve of Jewish New Year IT CAME as a disappointment, yet not surprise, to hear that on the September 22 Theresa May will set out her plans as Brexit negotiations develop. That is the second day of Rosh...

 

Ypres revealed the true nature of World War I

JOHN ELLISON looks back 100 years ago to the mid-point of the Ypres offensive and the beginnings of peace A CENTURY ago today was the mid-point of the third British Ypres offensive on the western front. It was not then popularised as the Battle of...

 
Barcelona news: Lionel Messi breaks own scoring record after Eibar win

Barcelona news: Lionel Messi breaks own scoring record after Eibar win

The Argentina international ran riot against Eibar earlier this evening, finishing the game with four goals as Barcelona won 6-1. It was also the second time he has registered a hat-trick in the opening five games of the season following his three...

 

Are football academies a thing of the past?

KADEEM SIMMONDS can understand why Huddersfield are closing down their youth teams after growing frustrated with big sides poaching their most-talented players HUDDERSFIELD chair Dean Hoyle has made the somewhat controversial decision to scrap their...

 
Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho to hijack Man City’s move for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho to hijack Man City’s move for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez

Sanchez, 28, was on the verge of securing a move to Manchester City on transfer deadline day after Arsenal accepted a bid totalling £60million.  However, Arsene Wenger blocked his move to the Etihad after failing to land Monaco winger Thomas Lemar as...

 

Rugby League: Wakefield mulling over plan to stay at Belle Vue stadium

Local council want Trinity to shelve plans to move to Dewsbury WAKEFIELD will today announce their ground plans for 2018 as they consider a last-ditch proposal from the local council to keep them in the area. The club have wanted a new 12,000-capacity...

 


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