Politics

Train passengers’ outrage over ticket price hike as staff fear backlash

Rail commuters face are facing a new setback amid delays, cancellations and strikes as ticket prices are set to rise by almost five percent. On March 3, train tickets across the UK will increase by 4.9 percent, the highest possible increase allowed under the government’s cap, announced in December 2023. The move was reportedly an […]

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“It is not acceptable that as a party that is the line our leader is taking”: Local Labour Councillor resigns over Keir Starmer comments

A Labour councillor from Manchester has resigned from the party in protest of comments made by Sir Keir Starmer about the Israel-Hamas conflict. Amna Abdullatif, a councillor in Ardwick, publicly resigned from Labour after 10 years. She the first Arab Muslim woman to be elected to Manchester City Council. Abdullatif was straight to the point […]

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Reaction rolls-in following Keir Starmer’s five-point vision for a future Labour government

Reaction has flooded in from across social media over the last week following Keir Starmer’s five-point plan for a future Labour government, which he delivered in Manchester last week (Feb 23).  Starmer said these missions will form the ‘backbone’ of his party’s manifesto for the next general election, due before January 2025.  The five-points of his […]

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