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Southern offers Aslef drivers new deal – but RMT warns proposals ‘are still unsafe’

TRAIN drivers on Britain’s most chaotic railway are set to vote on a new deal to end their long-running dispute over driver-only trains. Negotiators from drivers’ union Aslef will recommend that its members on Southern Rail accept a deal guaranteeing...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:06

Almost half of poor workers skimping on food to pay rent

Shelter demands 1 million affordable homes be built to save families from exorbitant rents. By Felicity Collier A MILLION genuinely affordable houses are needed over the next decade because nearly half of low-income workers are having to cut back on...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:06

Defiant posties make it clear they’re not licked

Hundreds march to Mount Pleasant to tell Royal Mail bosses the battle is on HUNDREDS of mail workers marched on Britain’s most iconic sorting office yesterday, vowing to take their defence of pensions, conditions and daily postal deliveries to the...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:06

Gadaffi son returns to politics after five years in captivity

MURDERED Libyan leader Muammar Gadaffi’s son is set to return to politics, just months after his release from captivity. Saif al-Islam Gadaffi has been meeting politicians and tribal leaders in a bid to reunite the North African country divided...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:06

Rajoy vows to suspend Catalonia’s parliament

Madrid moves to suspend autonomy after Puigdemont renews threat of split SPAIN moved to suspend Catalonia’s government yesterday after regional President Carles Puigdemont refused to back down from seeking secession. Just minutes before the morning...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:06

Mud state governors shun their swearing-in ceremony

VENEZUELA’S newly elected opposition state governors boycotted their swearing-in on Wednesday before the national constituent assembly. All five Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) governors elected last Sunday refused to pledge to uphold the...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:06

Tory divisions exposed

FORMER minister Edward Leigh is a Tory MP who combines right-wing politics with concern for constitutional norms and he isn’t happy with his government’s contempt for parliamentary decisions. For the third time in recent weeks, Tory whips told members...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:06

Britain’s ‘subversives’ were proved right by history

SOLOMON HUGHES fears MI5 and Special Branch can’t and won’t put an end to their ineffectual, irratating and life-destroying tactics ARE Britain’s security services going to play daft games when Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister? The signs suggest...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:06

China prepares to enter a new stage of development

KENNY COYLE surveys the significance of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party The 19th congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) which opened on October 18 in Beijing may provide few policy surprises but it has already introduced a new...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:06

Cinema round-up: 20.10.2017

Dina (15) Directed by Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles 4/5 THIS uniquely intimate story of an unlikely couple, both suffering from variations of Asperger’s syndrome and preparing to marry, might have resembled Hollywood romantic fiction at its most...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:03

Malignant marks of superstition

MARIA DUARTE recommends a film on the grim consequences for a young Zambian girl accused of witchcraft I Am Not a Witch (12A) Directed by Rungano Nyoni 4/5 THIS satirical fairytale about a young girl found guilty of witchcraft who’s given the choice...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:03

Little-hoofed screen stars return to save Ponyville

My Little Pony: The Movie (U) Directed by Jayson Thiessen 3/5 PARENTS with the slightest trace of good sense would be best advised to load their youngsters with plenty of goodies to keep them happy and then arrange to pick them up after the animated...

Morning Star, yesterday, 00:03

Privateers have no place in our justice system

Labour’s Richard Burgon vows to return failing probation service to public control LABOUR will boot failing private firms out of our probation system and return the rehabilitation of prisoners to public hands, shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon...

Morning Star, 14 October 2017

Activists given a slap on the wrist

Trio that blocked Trident base admonished by judges THREE peace campaigners jailed after a peaceful protest against nuclear weapons in Scotland have been found guilty of an alleged breach of the peace and “admonished” — the lightest sentence Scottish...

Morning Star, 14 October 2017

Plans afoot to ban A&E patients from walk-ins

Unions and campaigners lay into NHS national medical adviser’s suggestion AN UNDERFUNDED and crisis-stricken NHS has become so desperate that plans to ban A&E walk-ins are being considered. NHS England national medical adviser Dr Helen Thomas...

Morning Star, 14 October 2017

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