Exhausted freight train drivers have fallen asleep at the wheel passing danger signals because DB Cargo UK, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, provided poor rest facilities and long shifts, a rail accident report found. Time to renationalise freight as well as passenger trains in the UK>
Month: October 2016
With Human rights issues being at the top of modern society’s agenda, how is it that the body monitoring them is now in crisis with staff and management at loggerheads over the way its is run under present government cuts.
Operation Pallial: Bringing too long awaited justice for some child sexual abuse survivors after nearly 30 years
So Gordon Anglesea, the former police inspector, has finally been convicted of indecent assault against teenagers – some 30 years after the event. Too long a wait for justice for child sexual abuse survivors
The statement by Alexis Jay, the chair of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, should be welcomed as an important step in the right direction.
Earlier on Byline I wrote a blog saying Daniel Janner was wrong to say there was no case against his father for child sex abuse. He contacted me to put his side of the case and I thought it only fair to publish his views why he thinks that is the case and why he wants a civil trial
Mazher Mahmood’s extensive dealings with Southern Investigations require News UK and the Metropolitan police to explain their knowledge and protection of the murder suspects
The cash strapped BBC is in crisis. But is it doing everything it should to raise money from new sources like iPlayer. Not really says the National Audit Office.
How a lack of evidence became the evidence.
A new battle of ideas to woo working and middle class voters to the Tories began at an unlikely Tory fringe group meeting supporting trade unions. It was overshadowed by a misty eyed view of Brexit.