“It’s like cladding your home in solid petrol,” fire expert and surveyor Arnold Tarling told the BBC last week.
Tory health minister Philip Dunne waded in behind a dangerous plan to deal with the shortage of hospital beds on Monday.
At the start of this week 15 current ministers and over 20 more Tory MPs faced allegations of sexual misconduct.
The battle over fracking in Britain has shifted a gear. Third Energy is poised to frack at Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
“It has been a good week for billionaires,” wrote the editor-in-chief of MoneyWeek in the Financial Times on Saturday.
The annual United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC) held its annual march in central London on Saturday.
The death of US Sergeant La David Johnson in Niger has exposed the callousness of Donald Trump towards those he orders into battle.
New up-front identity checks in the NHS that came into force on Monday are discriminatory and dangerous
Parents, children, teachers and campaigners gathered in central London for a mass lobby of parliament
Patients recovering from surgery in Essex could be removed from hospital and put up in ordinary people’s spare bedrooms.
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Train drivers’ union Aslef has recommended a deal to its members to end their long-running dispute with Southern rail.
Over 2,000 bus workers in north west England have struck for two days over pay. Unite and GMB union members at Arriva buses struck on Thursday last week and Monday this week.
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Anger against the Tories’ 1 percent public sector pay cap was clear on the streets of central London
Housing campaigners have lodged a formal complaint against Haringey council
Workers at a Sheffield jobcentre began a four-week strike on Monday—a final stand against the closure of their office
Young mothers with babies and toddlers, grandparents and trade unionists demanded entry into the council chamber in Cambridge
Workers at the University of Manchester began a two-day strike on Monday.
A giant redevelopment project in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, threatens to wreck hundreds of lives