Around 50 workers and supporters took to the picket lines at the University of London today, armed with music, whistles, flags and placards as part of an ongoing campaign to win better pay and conditions for the university’s outsourced workers.
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Thursday 07 June 2012
Satnav systems sometimes send motorists the wrong way but they can also impair their driving ability, according to a study.
Friday 18 May 2012
Study finds losing weight benefits mother and child, overturning decades of advice
Wednesday 14 March 2012
University students staged a national walkout today to protest against the Government's plans for higher education.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Lorries accounted for one in five crashes involving cyclists, a study of 265 road collisions in London found.
Tuesday 07 February 2012
Leading neuroscientists believe that the UK Government may be about to sanction the development of chemical incapacitants for British police that would be banned in warfare under an international treaty on chemical weapons.
Friday 27 January 2012
Autism can be detected in six-month-old babies by measuring their brain activity, say scientists.
Sunday 22 January 2012
It's been a dreadful week for free speech. A meeting at a prestigious London college had to be abandoned on Monday evening when members of the audience were filmed and threatened by an Islamic extremist. Then the president of a student society at another London college was forced to resign after a Muslim organisation called for a ban on a joky image of the Prophet Mohammed. Finally, on Friday, the author Sir Salman Rushdie cancelled an appearance at India's largest literary festival, saying he feared an assassination attempt after protests by Muslim clerics.
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Students attending a debate about sharia law were told they would be "hunted down and killed" by a man who burst into their lecture theatre and filmed them on his phone.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
British scientists have found scores of fossils the great evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin and his peers collected but that had been lost for more than 150 years.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Taking aspirin every day may not be worth the risk for those with no history of heart problems, a major study has concluded.
Sunday 01 January 2012
A decade of hard graft by Living Wage campaigners has forced employers to recognise that higher salaries boost productivity
Wednesday 14 December 2011
Five thousand more babies with birth defects are born each year in England and Wales than previously thought, researchers say.
Thursday 18 August 2011
A record number of students are eligible for clearing compared to the same time last year.
Friday 20 May 2011
Tuesday 08 March 2011
The government's hopes of limiting £9,000-a-year tuition fees to only a handful of universities receive a setback today.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let’s see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn