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Solid support


There was solid support on the final day of a 48-hour strike at Chester glass manufacturers Encirc Glass today (July 1), as messages of support... Read More
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‘Endless’ job cuts


The relentless Lloyds jobs cull continued yesterday (June 29) as the bank announced it would slash another 640 jobs, mostly in IT, group operations and... Read More
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The cluck stops here


Clarity on the future of turkey producers Bernard Matthews and its 2,000-strong workforce has been called for by Unite today (June 30).   The union... Read More
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For our kids’ sake


Child poverty skyrocketed again last year, as the latest figures published today reveal an increase of 200,000 more children living in households that are struggling... Read More
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Redundancy pay result


A total of 88 workers employed by BetFred in Wigan, Greater Manchester, one of the biggest high street bookmakers, will receive a share of £469,000... Read More
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Dads care too


My first Father’s Day was a painful one, during which I received a card and a sudden bash to the head. My daughter, Ava, then... Read More
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Plea for party unity


Jeremy Corbyn stopped the traffic yesterday evening in Westminster.   For more than two hours, supporters waited in bright sunshine for the Labour leader to... Read More
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Holiday flights under threat


Summer holiday flights from Southampton airport would be disrupted, if firefighters take strike action over adverse pensions’ changes proposed by the airports’ owner, AGS.  ... Read More