The festive period was already delivering an advent calender of strikes involving nurses, postal workers, plus bus and railway staff. Now ambulance workers in much of England and Wales have promised to walkout on the 21st of December. The three unions involved, the GMB, Unison and Unite are taking action over pay but said their…
With strikes, the economy, and migration the issues currently dominating political conversation, Labour today tried to throw another into the mix – unveiling a blueprint for constitutional reform which includes the abolition of the House of Lords and devolving more power from Westminster. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the plan, drawn up by former…
Ministers have revealed that they’ve been forced to make an urgent request to use four hundred police cells to hold prisoners. The Justice Minister pinned the blame on the impact of the pandemic and the barristers’ strike but Labour called it yet “another crisis created by this shambolic Tory government”.
For the first time since records began – less than half the population in England and Wales now identify as Christian.
Raneem Oudeh and her mother Khaola Saleem were stabbed to death by Ms Oudeh’s abusive ex-partner in August 2018.
In Wolverhampton, the council has opened 38 warm spaces across the city where people can come this winter to keep down their energy costs at home.
Following our exclusive poll yesterday showing just how low support for Liz Truss has sunk, even among Tory voters, more than half thought she should resign.
The mayor of Leicester has told this programme that recent disorder in the city between Hindus and Muslims had its roots in racial and religious ideologies from the Indian subcontinent. Some have, controversially, blamed a Hindu community which recently arrived in the city. They’ve been reluctant to speak on camera, until now. Our home affairs…
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Residents of Leicester have been left shocked by violent encounters between groups of largely young men on the city streets in the past few days.
Members of the Hindu and Muslim communities in Leicester have called for an end to “provocation and violence” in the city – after widespread scenes of unrest.
In this morning’s sermon, the Archbishop of Canterbury remarked on how so few leaders receive the kind of “outpouring of love” for the Queen which we have seen today.
In his sermon the Archbishop of Canterbury remarked on how so few leaders receive the “outpouring of love” we have seen today.
Many low income families hit hardest by the cost of living crisis are finding it hard to cope with the rising price of basic goods like energy and food.
Special events to mark the proclamation of King Charles have been taking place around the country, including the Midlands. Birmingham’s Lord Mayor led a ceremony in the city centre at lunchtime.