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June 29, 2018 4:23 PM In UK, another legal win for gig economy workers

LONDON (AP) - A British food delivery company has decided to pay an undisclosed amount to settle legal claims by 50 of its riders. Many said they were paid below minimum wage and denied holiday pay. The settlement against Deliveroo was announced Friday by the riders' law firm, Leigh Day, and is the latest victory in a string of worker claims against 8

June 27, 2018 10:24 PM Trump gets historic chance to shift Supreme Court to right

President Donald Trump on Wednesday secured a historic chance to shift the US Supreme Court decisively to the right as Justice Anthony Kennedy, the tie-breaking vote between the bench's liberal and conservative judges, announced he is to retire. Kennedy's departure at the end of July will give Trump the opportunity to appoint his second justice to the nine-seat 5

June 25, 2018 5:05 PM 'Hard Brexit will make UK as bad as 1970s!' German expert issues shock warning

A HARD Brexit could make the UK "as bad as it was in the 1970s" according to a former German ambassador to London who warned suffering "will come”, even if it hasn't been felt already. In a scaremongering interview with the German newspaper Handelsblatt, Thomas Matussek said Brexit will spark a huge crisis which has not even been "recognised" yet. This comes 13

June 24, 2018 11:15 PM Tory 'KAMIKAZE Brexit' BLASTED by left claiming it will 'finish what THATCHER started'

THE CONSERVATIVE Party’s plan for Brexit has been blasted by left-wing members of the Labour Party who have urged Jeremy Corbyn to back a second referendum which would include an option to stay in the European Union to avoid a “kamikaze” Brexit. An economist who has advised John McDonnell and transport union boss Manuel Cortes are among those who have signed 13

June 22, 2018 2:24 PM 'Don't talk NONSENSE!' Farage loses it with Campbell during feisty interview clash

NIGEL Farage reacted angrily and told Alastair Campbell that he was “talking nonsense” after the former Labour Director of Communications claimed “we did not vote to leave the single market” during a heated BBC interview. Theresa May is facing calls to abandon her Brexit "red lines" after aerospace giant Airbus warned it could pull out of the UK with the loss of thousands 11

June 20, 2018 4:27 PM Number of European flights delayed up to two hours will increase SEVEN-FOLD in the next 20 years, air traffic controllers warn

The number of European flights that end up being delayed by up to two hours is set to increase seven-fold by 2040, air traffic controllers have warned. Eurocontrol, which manages Europe's air traffic network, has said in a report that flights around the continent are due to increase 53 per cent by 2040, but that airport capacity is set to rise by only 16 per cent. This means 11

June 20, 2018 5:19 AM Heathrow expansion plans fail to meet Labour´s key tests

Labour’s leadership opposes plans for a third runway at Heathrow but will give its MPs a free vote on the proposals, the party has announced. Support for expansion was conditional on four tests being met but the Government blueprint falls short, shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald said. Labour has called on all parties to offer a free vote when the divisive 9

June 18, 2018 3:01 PM Petition to save Moulsecoomb Primary School staff

Last month, The Argus reported that 11 staff at the primary school were at risk of compulsory redundancy as a result of cuts to funding. Consultations between the school and Brighton and Hove City Council on the future of the staff have drawn to a close, with further meetings with the school and local education authority planned for this week. Angela 2

May 17, 2018 9:31 AM Driver questioned after radical inmate fled French prison

PARIS (AP) - French authorities say a driver who helped a radical inmate escape from prison has turned himself into police. A judicial official said Thursday that police are questioning the driver about the escape in the Brittany city of Brest. French police are searching for the inmate, a 21-year-old man jailed for theft but also on a watch list for religious 4

May 11, 2018 8:49 AM Grammars to be handed £50million cash boost to build extra classrooms... but schools must prove they're doing enough to help poorer families

Thousands more places at selective schools are to be created in a new revolution for grammars. Making good on the Tories’ pledge to increase choice for parents, Education Secretary Damian Hinds today approves a £50million fund for selective schools to build extra classrooms. However, grammars bidding for the money must be able to prove that they are taking 10