In the UK, NHS paramedics are on strike to decry the lack of funding

In the UK, NHS paramedics are on strike to decry the lack of funding

Published on: 23/01/2023 – 08:17 In Britain, purchasing power has plummeted and energy bills are skyrocketing. In the midst of a crisis, the NHS, the British health system, sounds the alarm. On Monday, ambulance workers are on strike. First report from London in our series on the difficulties faced by Britons. This Monday, January 23, … Read more

prepaid meter, an energy poverty machine

prepaid meter, an energy poverty machine

Although the thermometer does not exceed 2 ° C, Richard Betts leaves his home in socks. This 50-year-old London taxi driver goes to inspect his gas meter, which is located in a cupboard next to the door of his house. “There is still… 3.29 pounds (€3.75), he says after pressing the red button on the … Read more

Hambach, mine of all excesses

Hambach, mine of all excesses

The year-long occupation of Lützerath ended on Monday 16 January. Environmental activists opposed plans to expand an open-pit mine that will engulf this German village. A few kilometers to the south, another gigantic pit full of lignite, the most polluting coal, tears up the landscape: the Hambach mine. In 1978, the operator RWE bought the … Read more

police accused of ‘violence’ during anthrax protest

police accused of 'violence' during anthrax protest

Published on: 15/01/2023 – 17:15 The collective “Lützerath lebt!” reported dozens of injuries, some seriously, in the ranks of the militants, mainly due to dog bites and water cannons. According to German police, around 70 police officers were injured in the clashes with thousands of protesters who opposed the expansion of a coal mine in … Read more

Church of England apologizes for past ties to slavery

Church of England apologizes for past ties to slavery

Published on: 01/11/2023 – 03:20 The Church of England issued an apology on Tuesday (10 January) for past links with slavery by a financial body linked to it. Today, a comprehensive process of compensation for victim communities is underway. With our correspondent in London, Sidonie Gaucher ” I am deeply sorry. The time has come … Read more

the trade unions invited to discuss with the government

the trade unions invited to discuss with the government

Published on: 01/06/2023 – 16:10 Faced with the ongoing strikes, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak invites the unions to discussions on Monday, January 9, while preparing the establishment of a minimum service in several sectors affected by the social movements. Invitations for January 9 have been sent to “ all union leaders and aim for … Read more

faced with strikes and the crisis in the health system, Rishi Sunak wants to reassure

faced with strikes and the crisis in the health system, Rishi Sunak wants to reassure

Published on: 01/04/2023 – 21:03 In the UK, it’s a complicated back-to-school week. Strikes continue in public services and hospitals are overflowing with emergencies. The Prime Minister will also return. Rishi Sunak gave a speech on Wednesday 4th January. The aim was to reassure the British in this complicated context. With our correspondent in London, … Read more

In Great Britain, heat banks are multiplying against the energy crisis

In Great Britain, heat banks are multiplying against the energy crisis

Published on: 01/02/2023 – 00:12 Due to exploding costs, 60% of Britons have to curtail their heating and one in five can’t even turn it on. So “heat banks” are popping up all over the country: public places open to anyone to come and warm up. Visit one of them in Birmingham, the city hardest … Read more