Tribune Blog

UKIP: pitching for the criminal vote

Published: March 1, 2010
Written by John Street

The UK Independence Party has targeted its natural area of support and is pitching for the criminal vote. Its “specific policies” on rail says: “We will abolish the penalty fares …

Tribune is on holiday

Published: December 18, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

There will be no issues of Tribune dated 25th December and 1st January. The first issue of the new year will be published on 8th January 2009. Articles from the …

Tory plan to scrap licence fee

Published: November 19, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

The Tories are squaring up to abolish the TV licence fee if they are elected next year.Conservative Intelligence, the private £1,000-a-year newsletter run by the ConservativeHome website, says this would …

Unite joins new automotive council

Published: November 19, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

The Unite union has agreed to join a new joint body where Government, unions and carmakers will be charged with encouraging investment in the auto industry and the development of …

Iraq’s second oil auction is set to start

Published: November 19, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

Iraq’s oil minister, Hussain al-Shahristani, said this week that he expects “good, competitive offers” from the world’s biggest energy companies when the second round of bidding begins next month for …

Postal strike affects Tribune

Published: October 5, 2007
Written by Tribune web editor

Industrial action by the Communication Workers Union is holding up this week’s issue of Tribune. Unless the strike is resolved, disruption will last until at least mid-way through next week. …