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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...

today, 00:06 in Editorial
 

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...

today, 00:06 in Editorial
 

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...

today, 00:06 in Editorial
 

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...

today, 00:06 in Editorial
 

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...

today, 00:06 in Editorial
 

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...

today, 00:06 in Editorial
 

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...

today, 00:06 in Editorial
 

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...

today, 00:06 in Editorial
 

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...

today, 00:06 in Editorial
 

Revolutionising Kurdish identity through art

STEVE SWEENEY writes on tomorrow’s Huseyin Celebi literary festival, held in memory of the British-Kurdish film-maker Mehmet Aksoy, who was killed by Isis TOMORROW, the 25th Huseyin Celebi literary festival — organised by the Kurdistan Students’ Union...

today, 00:05 in World News
 

Lord, what fools these mortals be

Leicester’s owners have proven as wily as the Foxes’ namesake, argues ROGER DOMENEGHETTI Here we go again, eh? Another week another set of clueless trigger-happy owners giving a manager the bullet. Makes you wonder how these people made their money in...

today, 00:05 in World News
 

Players’ union leader slams Clarke’s sex abuse claims

Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) chief executive Gordon Taylor has hit back at FA chairman Greg Clarke’s “diversionary” claim that the union is letting down survivors of abuse. Clarke made the allegation during an astonishing exchange with...

today, 00:05 in World News
 

FA’s reputation left in tatters after Sampson scandal

Campaigners slam football bosses’ disgusting treatment of Aluko Equality groups have warned that the FA “risks losing public confidence” because of its shocking handling of the crisis surrounding ex-England women’s team manager Mark Sampson, and its...

today, 00:05 in World News
 

It’s not too late to halt the Tories’ scheme to rip off your union

TIM DAWSON urges readers to oppose the proposal for a flat-rate levy on trade unions IT IS no surprise that this government puts the interests of bosses ahead of ordinary people. Just occasionally, however, the detail of Tory schemes to promote the...

today, 00:05 in World News
 

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...

today, 00:03 in Editorial
 


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