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guardian-series
Night Tube launch delayedThe launch of the all-night Tube service in London has been delayed. The 24-ho
Night Tube launch delayed
guardian-series / Posted 7 hours ago
The launch of the all-night Tube service in London has been delayed. The 24-hour weekend service on the Jubilee, Victoria and most of the Piccadilly, Central and Northern lines was due to start on 12 September. But, after a number of walk-outs by... Read more
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chroniclelive
Tynemouth UKIP candidate Gary Legg tried to vote in Labour leadership raceAs Jeremy Corbyn continues as the surprise frontrunner, Mr Campbell added rival
Tynemouth UKIP candidate Gary Legg tried to vote in Labour leadership race
chroniclelive / Posted 16 hours ago
As Jeremy Corbyn continues as the surprise frontrunner, Mr Campbell added rival parties will “use this type of thing to discredit whoever wins”. Mr Legg said: “I have never joined, or attempted to join, the Labour Party. I am a member of the Unite... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bus drivers may strike day schools start back in Northern Ireland The GMB unionis threatening to withdraw its drivers between 7am and 9am, whic
Bus drivers may strike day schools start back in Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The GMB unionis threatening to withdraw its drivers between 7am and 9am, which has the potential to seriously disrupt school runs Chaos is being chalked up on the buses for Northern... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS « Shropshire StarThe Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions of pounds to costs. "Labour has a duty to remove the PFI burden from the NHS - this really was our mess,... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Northern Echo
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS"PFI is like buying your house on a credit card. Patients are paying the price,
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
"PFI is like buying your house on a credit card. Patients are paying the price, with services and staff cut so that PFI debt repayments can be made." Mr Corbyn highlighted figures from the Unite union suggesting that 15 NHS trusts were spending over... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Streatham Guardian / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Bury Times
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Gazette
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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guardian-series
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Harrow Times
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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This is West Country
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Gazette News
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Bolton News
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS Jeremy Corbyn said PFI deals were adding billions of pounds to NHS costs Jer
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn said PFI deals were adding billions of pounds to NHS costs Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHSJeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using governme
Corbyn vows to buy-out PFI deals in NHS
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Corbyn has pledged to eradicate PFI deals from the NHS by using government money to buy them out. The Labour leadership frontrunner said the private finance model championed by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown was a "mess" and was adding billions... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff Bus drivers are to go on strike- here's what we know so farCardiff Bus drivers are set to go on strike next month. Unison said 540 of its
Cardiff Bus drivers are to go on strike- here's what we know so far
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Cardiff Bus drivers are set to go on strike next month. Unison said 540 of its members at Cardiff Bus will take part on 10 strike days spread over a seven week period, starting on September 2. Here’s a breakdown of what we know so far. When are... Read more
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Express and Star
Fresh hope as experts called in to save Wolverhampton's Goodyear factory « Express & StarIndependent assessors will examine the American giant’s business case for shutt
Fresh hope as experts called in to save Wolverhampton's Goodyear factory « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 days ago
Independent assessors will examine the American giant’s business case for shutting the site off Stafford Road, with 330 jobs to go by 2017. The first redundancies are expected from October. Union bosses today said they were ‘optimistic’ that the... Read more
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Socialist Worker
All-out National Gallery strike over privatisation grows strongerAn appeal hearing into the dismissal of PCS union rep Candy Udwin on Wednesday
All-out National Gallery strike over privatisation grows stronger
Socialist Worker / Posted 2 days ago
An appeal hearing into the dismissal of PCS union rep Candy Udwin on Wednesday of last week upheld National Gallery bosses’ decision to dismiss her. But the workers, who are on all-out strike, are determined to beat the bosses’ attack. National... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
‘The airlines are running scared’ - Norfolk pilots give their views on plane poisoning claims Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in
‘The airlines are running scared’ - Norfolk pilots give their views on plane poisoning claims
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in 2005 after suffering 16 years of adverse reactions, dizziness, slurring, and... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
‘The airlines are running scared’ - Norfolk pilots give their views on plane poisoning claims Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in
‘The airlines are running scared’ - Norfolk pilots give their views on plane poisoning claims
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 3 days ago
Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in 2005 after suffering 16 years of adverse reactions, dizziness, slurring, and... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
‘The airlines are running scared’ - Norfolk pilots give their views on plane poisoning claimsFormer airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in 20
‘The airlines are running scared’ - Norfolk pilots give their views on plane poisoning claims
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 3 days ago
Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in 2005 after suffering 16 years of adverse reactions, dizziness, slurring, and... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talksLONDON (AP) — London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had be
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talks
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON (AP) — London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had been planned for this week. Two 24-hour walkouts were planned — one from Tuesday evening, and again on Thursday. The action threatened to disrupt commuters for most of the... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
London tube strikes averted after union's U-turnRelief for Surrey commuters as Tube strikes set between Tuesday (August 25) and
London tube strikes averted after union's U-turn
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
Relief for Surrey commuters as Tube strikes set between Tuesday (August 25) and Thursday (August 27) have been called off after a U-turn by unions. Union leaders met with London Underground managers under the chairmanship of the conciliation service... Read more
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Bennington Banner
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talksLONDON (AP) — London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had be
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talks
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON (AP) — London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had been planned for this week. Two 24-hour walkouts were planned — one from Tuesday evening, and again on Thursday. The action threatened to disrupt commuters for most of the... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talksLONDON (AP) - London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had be
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talks
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON (AP) - London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had been planned for this week. Two 24-hour walkouts were planned - one from Tuesday evening, and again on Thursday. The action threatened to disrupt commuters for most of the... Read more
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The Evening Sun
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talksLONDON (AP) — London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had be
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talks
The Evening Sun / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON (AP) — London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had been planned for this week. Two 24-hour walkouts were planned — one from Tuesday evening, and again on Thursday. The action threatened to disrupt commuters for most of the... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talksLONDON (AP) - London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had be
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talks
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON (AP) - London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had been planned for this week. Two 24-hour walkouts were planned - one from Tuesday evening, and again on Thursday. The action threatened to disrupt commuters for most of the... Read more
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York Daily Record
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talksLONDON (AP) — London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had be
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talks
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON (AP) — London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had been planned for this week. Two 24-hour walkouts were planned — one from Tuesday evening, and again on Thursday. The action threatened to disrupt commuters for most of the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talksLONDON (AP) - London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had be
London subway strikes suspended to allow for more talks
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON (AP) - London subway workers say they are suspending strikes that had been planned for this week. Two 24-hour walkouts were planned - one from Tuesday evening, and again on Thursday. The action threatened to disrupt commuters for most of the... Read more
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metro
Tube strike suspended... but more industrial action is planned in two weeksTube strike suspended… but more industrial action is planned in two weeks Two
Tube strike suspended... but more industrial action is planned in two weeks
metro / Posted 3 days ago
Tube strike suspended… but more industrial action is planned in two weeks Two planned strikes for later this week have been called off. Rail union leaders have been meeting with London Underground managers in a row over plans for an all-night tube... Read more
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London24
Tube strikes cancelled by UniteTwo full days of Tube strikes were planned for this week (Photo by Matthew Lloy
Tube strikes cancelled by Unite
London24 / Posted 3 days ago
Two full days of Tube strikes were planned for this week (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images) The Tube strikes due to take place this week have been called off by Unite union, with the other two unions expected to follow suit imminently. To send a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Londoners will welcome news that the Tube strike has been called offThe two days of Tube strikes set for tomorrow and Thursday have been called off
Londoners will welcome news that the Tube strike has been called off
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
The two days of Tube strikes set for tomorrow and Thursday have been called off after a U-turn by unions. Last-ditch talks aimed at averting strikes in a row over plans for an all-night Tube service were held today. Union leaders met with London... Read more
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Independent
Tube strike 'almost certain' to be suspended as RMT union Executive meets in LondonThe Unite union wrote on Twitter that it had "taken the decision along with oth
Tube strike 'almost certain' to be suspended as RMT union Executive meets in London
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
The Unite union wrote on Twitter that it had "taken the decision along with other Tube TUs to suspend the proposed strikes on 25/26 & 27/28 August". Sources outside a meeting of the RMT Union executive earlier told reporters that it was "almost... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Poisoned on planes? The Norfolk man at the heart of campaign taking on major airline companies Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in
Poisoned on planes? The Norfolk man at the heart of campaign taking on major airline companies
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in 2005 after suffering 16 years of adverse reactions, dizziness, slurring, and... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Poisoned on planes? The Norfolk man at the heart of campaign taking on major airline companiesFormer airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in 20
Poisoned on planes? The Norfolk man at the heart of campaign taking on major airline companies
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 4 days ago
Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in 2005 after suffering 16 years of adverse reactions, dizziness, slurring, and... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Poisoned on planes? The Norfolk man at the heart of campaign taking on major airline companies Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in
Poisoned on planes? The Norfolk man at the heart of campaign taking on major airline companies
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 4 days ago
Former airline pilot John Hoyte is at the centre of a fight after he quit in 2005 after suffering 16 years of adverse reactions, dizziness, slurring, and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Moderate Labour MPs fear Jeremy Corbyn purgeHe appealed to his supporters to stop "plotting and planning" a backbench rebel
Moderate Labour MPs fear Jeremy Corbyn purge
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
He appealed to his supporters to stop "plotting and planning" a backbench rebellion in the event that Mr Corbyn wins. Mr Johnson, a former Home Secretary, told The Telegraph: “I just say to my colleagues who are plotting and planning or whatever …... Read more
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express
Left-wing activist tells Calais migrants to join UK union MIGRANTS in Calais’s Jungle camp are being urged to join the Unite union by a
Left-wing activist tells Calais migrants to join UK union
express / Posted 5 days ago
MIGRANTS in Calais’s Jungle camp are being urged to join the Unite union by a British Left-wing activist. Left-wing activist Robin Sivapalan wants to help migrants in to the UK Robin... Read more
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Socialist Worker
Protesters call on National Gallery director to reverse privatisation and reinstate union repUp to 50 people rallied on the National Gallery picket line in central London t
Protesters call on National Gallery director to reverse privatisation and reinstate union rep
Socialist Worker / Posted 6 days ago
Up to 50 people rallied on the National Gallery picket line in central London this Friday evening, as support for the all-out strike against privatisation grows. They were demanding that new gallery director Gabriele Finaldi overturns the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Unite says Wodhouse lied over ending zero hour contractsFriday, 21 August 2015, 11:23 amPress Release: Unite Union Unite Union says Wod
Unite says Wodhouse lied over ending zero hour contracts
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Friday, 21 August 2015, 11:23 amPress Release: Unite Union Unite Union says Wodhouse lied over ending zero hour contractsUnite Union National Director Mike Treen says the Workplace Relations and... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
North Sea helicopter pilots threaten strike actionLONDON North Sea helicopter pilots, vital for transporting offshore oil workers
North Sea helicopter pilots threaten strike action
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON North Sea helicopter pilots, vital for transporting offshore oil workers to and from platforms, threatened on Thursday to go on strike unless their employers improve voluntary redundancy terms in view of threatened job cuts caused by the low... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Sellafield strike actionAround 400 Sellafield workers went on strike on Wedensday and four more walkout
Sellafield strike action
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 8 days ago
Around 400 Sellafield workers went on strike on Wedensday and four more walkouts are planned over the coming weeks. Workers from 15 construction firms based at the nuclear site took part in the two-and-a-half-hour action. They staged pickets lines... Read more
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