RMT members act after Boris Johnson unveiled plans for ticket office closures and 24-hour weekend running
Worker was one of four people who rescued wheelchair user after she fell off the platform edge at Southend Central station
Serco Group employees are also protesting against alleged poor working conditions
Contractor Serco described the move as "wholly unnecessary"
In the wake of the shocking killings of the Marikana protesters, a lingering question remains: how could post-apartheid-era South African officers have used such force against protesters?
18 dead at British-owned platinum mine as authorities lose patience with rival factions in industrial dispute
Protests at stations after shock inflation rise means annual hike will be bigger than expected
Cleaners on London’s Tube network have gone on strike for 48 hours in a dispute over bonus payments they have demanded for working during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The threatened Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port has been saved and hundreds of new jobs will be created there, its American parent company General Motors will announce today.
Services suspended for much of the morning between Piccadilly Circus and Elephant and Castle causing severe delays along the rest of the line
A strike by London Underground workers will hit services for the rest of the week and into the Friday rush-hour, union leaders have claimed.
The TUC looks set to appoint its first ever female general secretary after Brendan Barber announced that he is to retire from the role at the end of the year.
Six activists fear long jail sentences for alleged attempt to inspire uprising. Alex Duval Smith reports in Harare
Party 'must address image in the North'
Leaders of hundreds of London Underground engineers, electricians and other workers have rejected an offer of £850 for working during the Olympic games because of "unacceptable conditions" attached to the deal.
Hundreds of London Underground maintenance workers are set to be balloted for strikes in a row over pensions and travel facilities, with the result due weeks before the capital's mayoral election.