Is Al Murray’s South Thanet candidature a satire too far?, asks Ian Hernon
Commuters on the UK’s privatised railways are spending more than twice as much of their salary on rail travel as passengers on publicly-owned railways in France, Germany, Spain and Italy.
Greece’s left-wing Syriza party, which is pledged to end austerity measures, was heading for a general election win as Tribune went to press.
National Minimum Wage Scams The TUC calls for ‘constant vigilance’ in their report Enforcing the National Minimum Wage – Keeping Up the Pressure. A wide range of employers’ scams includes: …
Millions of low-paid workers can’t make ends meet and are looking to Labour to help them fight their way out of poverty, writes Dan Jarvis
The West may be sleep walking from crisis to catastrophe, warns Louise Kamm
Anti-Semitism in Britain is on the increase. John Mann calls for urgent action
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UKIP appears to have been “swamped” by crazies, particularly in Kent where Nigel Farage hopes to win a parliamentary seat for himself in Ma
In a rare public appearance President Bashar al-Assad of Syria spent New Year’s Eve having a meal with troops on the front line at Jobar.
Hospital specialists slammed coalition plans to reduce funding for specialised operations and treatments NHS trusts provide, including some cancer care.
Labour must offer renewed hope and a bolder vision
Hold nerve, trust members – everything to play for
Ian Hernon assesses form and forecast as the countdown to the election begins
Welcome to the 2015 election. It may still seem a ludicrously long way off, its launch fugged by winter fogs and fictional economic claims, but the gun has been fired.
With 2015 set to be a landmark year in British politics and with another hung parliament currently predicted, we asked what the Labour Party must do to be victorious
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