Hundreds of London Underground maintenance workers are set to be balloted for strikes

Tube workers reject Olympic offer

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.

Tube repair staff in strike ballot

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.

Performers admit there has been some improvement: The BBC has moved its hit school soap Waterloo Road from Manchester to Glasgow

Think outside the M25, actors tell television drama bosses

Equity wants to make the industry spend moreof its money across the UK

Peak rail passengers face paying even more

Rail passengers could fork out even more for "high-peak" fares at the heart of the rush-hour under Government proposals announced today.

Tube staff offered £850 Olympic pay

Thousands of London Underground workers have been offered a payment of £850 each for working during the Olympic Games, it was learned today.

PM tells Labour: Reject Unite cash over Olympics threat

David Cameron insisted today that Labour should start "turning back" donations from the Unite union after its general secretary called for civil disobedience during the London Olympics.

RMT rejects Tube pay offer for Olympic Games

Leaders of thousands of London Underground workers formally declared a dispute today after lack of progress in reaching a deal over payment for working during the Olympic Games.

Clegg determined to drive through House of Lords reforms

Nick Clegg insisted last night he was determined to press ahead with the House of Lords reform in the face of growing opposition across the political spectrum to the Coalition's plans for an elected second chamber.

Lack of order! Bringing the House down

Debates have overstepped the mark before

Cable theft and a broken down train cause rush hour commuter chaos

London's rush hour commuters were subjected to major disruption today after thieves stole more than 100 metres of cable from a line of Hertfordshire.

Thousands of council and hospital workers go on strike

Thousands of council and hospital workers went on strike today in two separate disputes over terms and conditions and claims of management bullying.

8 per cent pay deal ends Eurostar strike

A dispute involving workers who clean Eurostar trains ended today when their union announced a pay deal which will see staff earning a minimum rate of £8 an hour by the autumn.

Rail signal staff to strike again

Rail signalling workers are to stage two fresh strikes in a row over career progression following the breakdown of talks, it was announced today.

Bob Crow, leader of the Rail Maritime and Transport union, which commissioned the study, said: 'This latest research shows that the failures of privatisation are costing the UK hundreds of billions of pounds in social value.'

Think-tank claims Britain's railways are 'worst in Europe league'

Britain's railways are at the bottom of the league for fares, efficiency and comfort compared with other European countries, according to a union-commissioned study today.

Eurostar cleaners vote for strike

Workers who clean Eurostar trains and stations on the UK side of the route have voted to go on strike in a row over pay.

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