News archive from 8 October 2016, page 1

Unison win holiday pay battle

THOUSANDS of workers whose pay includes commission and overtime could be in for a bonanza after a court ruled on Friday that those earnings should be included when holiday pay is calculated. Bosses who employ workers on commission have previously...

 

RFU stands firm over training camps amid calls to ease up following injuries to Anthony Watson and Sam Jones 

The fall-out from England’s damaging training camp in Brighton rumbled on as the RFU stood firm in the face of calls from leading clubs for their players to have a lighter workload at future gatherings. Serious injuries to Bath wing Anthony Watson...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Radical plans hint at more privatisation

A RADICAL plan for NHS reform was proposed by clinicians, academics and peers on Friday night that would create a “person-based” health service away from hospitals. The overhaul recommended by 17 authors, including NHS chief executive Lord Nigel Crisp...

 

Aston Villa thwarted in their attempts to land David Wagner with German opting to stay put at Huddersfield

Aston Villa will be thwarted in any attempts to land David Wagner as a replacement for Roberto Di Matteo with the Huddersfield Town manager committed to staying with his club. Wagner has attracted interest by guiding his team to the top of the...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Community safety staff to strike this weekend

ANGRY workers employed by Community Safety Glasgow (CSG) are set to strike for 48 hours this weekend in a dispute over cuts to shift payments. The CCTV staff, security workers and community payback workers, represented by GMB and Unison, rallied...

 

Latin America: Allies back Venezuela’s rights record

VENEZUELA’S regional allies rallied to her defence on Thursday against an “unprecedented” global media campaign to discredit the socialist government’s human rights record. In a declaration at the UN in Geneva the 11-member Bolivarian Alliance for the...

 

Australia: Last Aussie Ford car and 600 jobs roll off the line

FORD rolled out its last-ever Australian-made car yesterday, sounding the death knell for 600 jobs after 91 years of production. The last of 3.5 million Ford Falcon XR6s — famous as the basis of Mad Max’s wheels in the post-apocalyptic film franchise...

 

Haiti: Hurricane death toll hits 400 as floods clear

THE death toll in Haiti’s hurricane disaster soared to over 400 yesterday as floodwaters ebbed and victims’ bodies were recovered. The BBC reported that 50 people died in the town of Roche-a-Bateau alone, while in neighbouring Jeremie 80 per cent of...

 

Britain on the brink

THE appointment of a new shadow cabinet is an opportunity for the Labour Party to face up to the challenge Theresa May’s bleak new Britain presents. Jeremy Corbyn has again reached out, appointing to his top team MPs who held high rank under Tony...

 

Red Labour is the antidote

The Labour right’s past flirtations with migrant-bashing could cause them problems, writes SOLOMON HUGHES THERESA May has come up with a formula to try win over public opinion. It has a bitter aftertaste, but it could become popular. And it is very...

 

In the courts of Lincolnshire...

The following cases have been heard at the county's magistrates courts: Mubbasher Iqbal, 34, of 196 Ropery Road, Gainsborough, case proven for driving without insurance. He was fined £660, ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £66 and...

 

Tudeh: 75 years fighting for Iran’s working class

On the 75th anniversary of the Tudeh Party, Navid Shomali speaks with MOHAMMAD OMIDVAR about the party, Iran’s current regime and the working-class struggle there ON October 2 the Tudeh Party of Iran (TPI) celebrated its 75th anniversary. During this...

 

15 years on there is still much to do

The 15th anniversary of the Stop the War Coalition should be a summons to fresh struggle so that in 15 years’ time, we can look out on a more peaceful world, writes ANDREW MURRAY Stop the War Coalition’s 15th anniversary, marked this weekend, cannot...

 

West Ham lack soul right now

RABBIL SIKDAR takes an in-depth look at the continued problems West Ham are having as they acclimatise to the London Stadium from the Boleyn Ground They only moved a mile or so away but it feels a million miles different. A new home that doesn’t feel...

 

Forget DNA, experts say RNA could hold the key to 'eternal life pill'

With over 75 million baby boomers in the U.S. alone, age-related diseases are a major concern in the health care system.  The connection between aging and cancer has become a pillar in medicine: we know that as we age, our cells tend to accumulate...

 


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