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Top bosses’ pay up 15%

Fancy an annual salary of £4.27 million? All you have to do is get to be the chief executive of a FTSE 100 company, and you are in with a chance – as that is their average pay. It’s 15% ...

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Get cross over new roads

The Government’s Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced three new major motorway schemes. The plans are to create “smart roads” on parts of the M1 and M3 which aim to cut congestion and give drivers smoother, quicker journeys. Construction will ...

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CND uses its knit-wits

On 9th August, CND will connect the nuclear bomb factories at Aldermaston and Burghfield with a giant, seven mile long, pink peace scarf! Hundreds of supporters have been knitting beautiful pieces of pink wool and crochet which will form part ...

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Taking a walk on the mild side…

Last Thursday, 3,000 people went to the polls in Blackwall & Cubitt Town (BCT), to vote in a by-election. On Saturday, some 600 people marched through Tower Hamlets to protest against government funding cuts to GP surgeries. It’s a contemporary ...

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Coalition rules over housing anarchy

The Government’s own figures show that homelessness in London has risen for the fourth year running – that’s since the Coalition first took office. A record 29,152 households have declared themselves homeless this year – a 10% increase on last ...

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