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Finland to pursue a legal ban on coal by 2030

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An important step in the fight to protect Durham Teaching Assistants from savage pay cuts

Today, following your recent successful strike action and conversations with UNISON, Durham Council have suspended notices of dismissal and reengag

Our Health Heroes awards – the night in pictures

Last night UNISON was transformed into a glittering awards venue, to honour the NHS support staff who go above and beyond the call of duty (well, t

Teaching assistants’ strike action suspended

UNISON has today (Wednesday) called off the teaching assistants’ strike action that was due to affect schools across County Durham this week and ne

Our Health Heroes

When Elizabeth Cameron’s name was called out she froze for a second and stared ahead of her.

£15 million for flood defences after Friends of the Earth campaign

Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced the pot of money just 4 days after Friends of the Earth revealed that so far the government had not

UK’s health heroes revealed

An ambulance worker from Berwick and a day centre receptionist from Belfast are the first ever winners of the Our Health Heroes awards, set up to c

Official opening of Fatima House

Fatima House, a house for refugees in Birmingham, is a collaboration between Columbans in Britain and other Catholic organisations in the Archdioce

Derby teaching assistants give a resounding “no” to city council offer, says UNISON

Derby teaching assistants have voted by nine to one to reject the latest offer from the council to settle the long-running dispute over their new c


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More than 7 million people are at serious risk of starvation in Yemen, and millions more are...

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