Tag Archives: Britain

Nationwide strikes hit the UK

Half a million people from across the public sector came out on the streets or joined picket lines in England and Wales demanding better pay and conditions in what has been described as the biggest coordinated industrial action in decades. Among those on the streets are some 300,000 teachers on …

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UK faces winter of strikes as workers demand higher pay

Britain faces widespread industrial unrest in the run-up to the Christmas holiday and into January as workers struggling with double-digit inflation resort to strike action to demand better pay and working conditions. Below are some of the industries in which labour unions have undertaken or threatened strikes, echoing actions across …

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MI5 and Bank of England buildings painted orange (VIDEOS)

‘Just Stop Oil’ eco-campaigners target several buildings in London Climate activists from the ‘Just Stop Oil’ group have sprayed paint onto several major buildings in Central London, all of which “represent the pillars” supporting the fossil fuel industry, according to the group. The headquarters of the British domestic intelligence service, …

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Britons skipping meals to save money – poll

People are reportedly eating less healthily and less often, preferably at a discount, due to the rising cost of living. Millions of British households are being forced to skip meals or buy cheaper food due to the rising cost of basic products, a consumer watchdog group has said, citing a …

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Truss least popular UK PM in history – poll

Britain’s new leader even managed to ‘surpass’ her predecessor’s worst records, a poll has found UK Prime Minister Liz Truss’ approval rating sank to a new low of -47 in an Observer poll published on Sunday. Her popularity is lower than Boris Johnson’s was at the nadir of his political …

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