Agenda Setting – Chris Williamson

Published: May 13, 2016
Written by Chris Williamson

Never before has a Labour leader been subjected to so much abuse, so much ­disloyalty from certain Members of Parliament and so many attempts to destabilise his leadership.

Still the only card game in town

Published: May 13, 2016
Written by Pat Glass

Pat Glass contends that quitting the European Union would have devastating consequences for employment rights and social protection

Austrian Chancellor quits

Published: May 13, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Austria’s social democrat Chancellor Werner Faymann has unexpectedly resigned following his party’s heavy losses in last month’s presidential election.

Britain: The Ponzi Nation

Published: May 11, 2016
Written by Austin Mitchell

David Cameron’s government assures us that a ‘Long Term Economic Plan’ has brought us out of recession and made Britain the fastest growing economy in Europe, with the biggest fall …

Out of Africa – Bryan Rostron

Published: May 2, 2016
Written by Bryan Rostron

The unimaginably long defensive wall, we are told, “was intended, as was universally proclaimed and known, to be a protection against the peoples of the north”.

In Perspective – Catherine Macleod

Published: April 30, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Of course the economy is important. So is the health service, education, our trade figures, immigration and many of the other issues debated in the run up to the European …

Glimmer of hope for UK steel

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

A glimmer of hope for the British steel industry emerged with indications that Tata might retain its Port Talbot plant amid improving prospects for the UK business.

Out and About – Cary Gee

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by Cary Gee

A YouGov opinion poll published 10 days before Londoners go to the polls to elect a new mayor put Labour’s Sadiq Khan 20 points ahead of Zac ­Goldsmith.

John Street’s Diary April 29

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by John Street

David Cameron’s attempt to join the increasingly desperate Tory campaign of smears against Labour’s London mayoral hopeful have spectacularly backfired.

Shock win for far right

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by Tribune Reporter

Austria’s far-right anti-immigration party has shocked the political mainstream across Europe with a sweeping victory in the first round of the country’s presidential elections.