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November 5, 2018 9:24 PM Lloyds Bank 'to cut 6,000 jobs but create 8,000 new ones'

Lloyds Banking Group is expected to confirm it is cutting 6,000 jobs and creating 8,000 new ones as it overhauls its digital services. Britain's biggest High Street lender has been trying to reorganise as more people bank online, rather than going into branches. The 6,000 job cuts are expected to be spread across the bank and unions have been briefed 12

September 29, 2018 11:18 PM Teachers ‘bullying’ right-wing pupils as leftist union ideology infiltrates schools

CHILDREN of Right-wing politicians are being bullied by teachers and ostracised by classmates because trade unions have an iron grip on schools, it is claimed. It has strengthened calls for more free schools to stop youngsters being drip-fed socialist views in the classroom. “She turned to the class which is particularly ethnically diverse and said, ‘This 15

August 22, 2018 10:47 AM Labour raise record £56m in a year

According to official figures, Jeremy Corbyn's party earned almost £10m more than the Conservatives in 2017. According to official figures, Jeremy Corbyn's party had an income of £55.79m in 2017, with the Conservatives raising almost £10m less at £45.95m. Both major parties spent slightly less than the amount they raised, with Labour having an expenditure 17

August 14, 2018 10:05 PM Rail fares rises: Grayling pleads with unions and train firms

The rail industry should change how it calculates fare rises and staff wages to cut costs for passengers, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said. He has asked train operators and unions to use a different, lower, inflation measure to set pay and fare increases. The RMT union said it opposed Mr Grayling's call - made hours before January's rail fare rise is announced 16

July 30, 2018 3:56 PM More Ryanair cancellations loom as German pilots vote to strike

The Irish carrier is facing industrial action in several EU countries after recognising unions for the first time in December. The Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union said 96% of the airline's pilots in Germany voted for industrial action. The union is giving the Irish carrier until 6 August to make an offer to avoid a strike, VC said. It will give 24 hours' 26

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 16

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 12

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 24

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 26

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 23