What is the customs union, will Britain stay in one after Brexit and is it connected to the single market?

The Prime Minister promised to strike a free trade agreement with the EU after the transition period – but what is a customs union and what is Labour's position? What is the EU customs union? The European Union's customs union is a trade agreement between all EU member states and three other countries – Turkey, Andorra, and San Marino – which […]

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Union bosses announce MORE South Western Railway strikes

Striking railway staff plan to ruin New Year’s Eve fun as they announce strikes for December 27 and December 31 RMT union says South Western Railway workers will stage two fresh strikes Latest industrial action comes amid the bitter dispute over guards on trains It will affect services in and out of Britain’s busiest station, London Waterloo Services to and […]

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Fat cat union bosses blamed for blocking cut to rail fares ahead of ' 3.2 per cent hike in January'

Ticket prices currently rise in line with the higher RPI measure of inflation but the Government wants to tweak the rules so they’re rise at the lower CPI rate. The move would deliver savings for millions of passengers, who will today find out how much rail fares will rise by from January. But the RMT union are preventing the change […]

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Student union head who wanted to paint over war mural back at work

‘Snowflake’ student union president who threatened to paint over war memorial returns to work a day after Armistice Day despite facing growing pressure to resign from her outraged peers Southampton student union head Emily Dawes caused outrage with tweets She called for war mural to be painted over because it contained only white men The 21-year-old was put on leave […]

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Gabrielle Union & Dwyane Wade Welcome Their First Baby Together Via Surrogate!

A big congrats are in order for Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade, who have just welcomed their first child together via surrogate! The actress took to Instagram on Thursday to share the splendid news, pairing the announcement with a few cute photos of the couple holding the newborn at the hospital. Video: Jada Pinkett Smith & Gabrielle Laugh Off Their ‘Petty’ […]

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Top union boss Len McCluskey has to be dragged away from row with Jewish activist over Labour anti-Semitism scandal

Len McCluskey had to be led away by staff after clashing with Jewish Human Rights Watch at the Labour party conference. He shouted that they should “go to the Tories” if they want to expose racism despite Labour’s own anti-Semitism scandal. Mr McCluskey, the Unite general secretary, was filmed on his way in to a Palestine Solidarity Campaign event in […]

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Moment Union chief McClusky rows with Jewish activists over Labour

EXCLUSIVE: Moment Union chief Len McClusky has to be pulled away from furious row with Jewish activists over Labour’s anti-Semitism Len McClusky was involved in an angry clash with Jewish protesters last night Union chief lost his temper when they said that Labour was ‘institutionally racist’  McClusky, 68, ranted at them: ‘If you want to talk about institutional racism, go […]

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Premiership clubs to vote on huge £275m deal to sell controlling stake to ex-F1 owners

Private equity powerhouse CVC want to buy a 51 per cent stake and turn the game into a dominant global force. At the current price each of the 12 top flight clubs, plus stakeholder London Irish, would immediately pocket £17m. And that cash would be ringfenced so it couldn’t go straight into the pocket of players and boost their already […]

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