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Boats 'transition' protest

Fishermen brought about 200 fishing vessels to six ports around the coast on Sunday 8 April to stage mass demonstrations against the government’s “transition” arrangements allowing the EU to control British waters until 2020.

A year for engineering

26 April 2018

A new campaign aims to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the pool of young people who join the profession.

Apprenticeship problems raised

25 April 2018

The head of Ofsted has highlighted key problems foundin pilot inspections of apprenticeship providers since the new levy scheme came in.

Stop the bombing of Syria!

16 April 2018

Like its predecessors – the governments led by David Cameron and Tony Blair – our government has shown it is willing to allow British blood to be shed to back up US imperialism.

US private equity muscles in on rail

16 April 2018

American private equity firm Apollo Management has made a bid for one of Britain’s largest bus and rail companies, First Group, which has rebuffed the initial bid.

Truce in universities pensions fight

16 April 2018

The long-running dispute over pensions conducted by members of the University and College Union has been suspended after they voted decisively to accept the employers’ latest proposals.

Strike hits North Sea oil platform

16 April 2018

Workers on the Norwegian oil giant’s Mariner platform in the North Sea went on strike on Saturday 7 April, downing tools for four hours in the morning and a further four-hour sit-in in the evening.

Fishing vessels in mass 'transition' protest

10 April 2018

Fishermen brought about 200 boats to six ports around the Britain on Sunday in mass demonstrations against the “transition” arrangements allowing the EU to control British waters until 2020. Crowds gathered on the shores to join the protest.

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