Latest Posts

Sturgeon apologises to farmers for second year of cash delays

default
June 24, 2017 4:59 pm

Sturgeon apologises to farmers for second year of cash delaysNICOLA Sturgeon has apologised to farmers and crofters facing a second year of delayed EU farm subsidies because of a botched £178million Scottish Government IT system. The First Minister admitted “failures” on a visit to the Royal Highland Show in …

Planning Board delays review of Muir Woods subdivision in Amherst

default
June 24, 2017 4:53 am

Planning Board delays review of Muir Woods subdivision in AmherstThe Amherst Planning Board on Thursday adjourned until its August meeting a review of the site plan for Ciminelli Real Estate Corp.’s proposed development of 133 single-family homes in the Muir Woods property in the town’s northwest corner. The 6-0 vote...

Read more

Sea Life Centre boss hits out at parking delays

default
June 23, 2017 4:47 pm

Sea Life Centre boss hits out at parking delaysOne of Scarborough’s most popular attractions is suffering at the hands of keyboard warriors due to parking failings outside of its control. Visitors to Scarborough Sea Life Sanctuary are used to parking in the Scalby Mills car park, but what many of...

Read more

Rail workers strike over driver-only trains

default
June 23, 2017 4:47 pm

Rail workers strike over driver-only trainsDisruption is worsening as more drivers than expected refuse to cross picket lines. Merseyrail had hoped to run almost half its services, but “many” drivers took the decision not to work today. The company said it was running around 20% of services, far …

Hurricane Matthew leads to travel delays, cancellations, cruise itinerary changes

default
June 23, 2017 4:47 am

Hurricane Matthew leads to travel delays, cancellations, cruise itinerary changesHurricane Matthew is prompting delays, cancellations and changed itineraries for passengers traveling by air and sea. Two of the three major airports in the region said flights to the Caribbean were affected Tuesday, while cruise lines were rerouting ships …

Kublalsingh refuses to end hunger strike

default
June 23, 2017 4:47 am

Kublalsingh refuses to end hunger strikeEnvironmental activist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh has refused to end his hunger strike despite the onset of renal failure yesterday. While he was unable to listen to the Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s live broadcast speech at a media luncheon yesterday …

Schumer threatens Trump Cabinet confirmation delays

default
June 22, 2017 4:46 pm

Schumer threatens Trump Cabinet confirmation delaysSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer offered an explicit warning to Republicans on Monday, saying Democrats are willing to slow down confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s Cabinet until potential nominees finish independent ethics reviews. Democrats …

37,000 AT&T workers go on strike

default
June 22, 2017 4:46 pm

37,000 AT&T workers go on strike(Reuters) – About 37,000 AT&T workers, or less than 14 percent of the company’s total workforce, began a three-day strike on Friday after failing to reach an agreement with the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier over new contracts. This is the first time that …

NBN connection delays drop as fault complaints rise: TIO

default
June 22, 2017 4:43 am

NBN connection delays drop as fault complaints rise: TIOThe Australian Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has revealed that consumer complaints about delays in being connected to the National Broadband Network (NBN) have dropped over the first two quarters of the 2016-17 financial year. Complaints …

SEPTA strike begins

default
June 22, 2017 4:43 am

SEPTA strike beginsDespite last minute negotiations and a visit from Democratic heavy-hitter Congressman Bob Brady, 4,738 SEPTA workers walked off the job Monday night, beginning a strike that halted subways, trolleys and buses in Philadelphia. “We are not able to come to an …