WALES: A man has completed his challenge to push a Brussels sprout up Snowdon using his nose, the BBC reports.
Mon, 04 Aug, 2014
The bitter British Airways cabin crew dispute is on the verge of being resolved following a breakthrough in crucial talks aimed at ending the long-running row.
Thu, 12 May, 2011
London: British Airways cabin crew are to be balloted on whether to hold further strikes in a long-running dispute which has already cost the airline some £150 million (€175m), their union said yesterday.
Tue, 30 Nov, 2010
Thousands of British Airways cabin crew are to be balloted for fresh strikes in their bitter dispute with the airline, threatening disruption to flights in the New Year, it was announced today.
Mon, 29 Nov, 2010
A planned ballot of British Airways cabin crew on resolving their dispute with the airline has been suspended, dashing hopes of an end to the bitter row, it was announced today.
Thu, 11 Nov, 2010
British Airways cabin crew are to vote on a proposed deal aimed at ending their long-running dispute, it was revealed today.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2010
A union chief hailed Ed Miliband’s election as Labour leader today as a “clear sign that the party wants change”.
Sat, 25 Sep, 2010
Crucial talks will be held today aimed at averting the threat of strikes by airport workers which could cause travel chaos for holidaymakers before the end of the school break.
Mon, 16 Aug, 2010
Officials from the union Unite will meet tomorrow to decide dates for walkouts that could bring travel chaos to six British airports from the end of this month.
Sun, 15 Aug, 2010
Leaders of Britain’s biggest trade union today confirmed their support for former climate change secretary Ed Miliband in his bid to become Labour’s next leader, giving his campaign a big boost.
Mon, 26 Jul, 2010
British Airways cabin crew have rejected the airline's final offer to end their long-running dispute by 3,419 votes to 1,686, Unite announced today.
Tue, 20 Jul, 2010
The latest twist in the long-running British Airways dispute will be revealed today when the result of a ballot among thousands of cabin crew over a “final” offer will be announced.
The UK's Unite union said there was little hope of a breakthrough in its bitter cabin crew dispute with British Airways, despite agreeing to postpone a strike ballot.
Mon, 28 Jun, 2010
The Unite union is set to postpone a new British Airways strike ballot so it can consider a fresh offer from the airline in the bitter cabin crew dispute, it was revealed today.
Sun, 27 Jun, 2010
British Airways chief executive Willie Walsh, who is embroiled in a bitter dispute with his cabin crew, has turned down a bonus worth £334,000 (€405,027), the second year in a row he has made such a gesture, it was announced today.
Thu, 10 Jun, 2010
Strike pay was increased today to British Airways cabin crew as they launched their latest wave of five-day walkouts in their bitter row with the airline.
Sat, 05 Jun, 2010
The latest wave of strikes by British Airways cabin crew will end today, with further action set to be launched at the weekend in the increasingly bitter row.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2010
THE bitter British Airways dispute could cause disruption to flights throughout the summer, with cabin crew set to be balloted for fresh industrial action.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2010
The bitter British Airways dispute could cause disruption to flights throughout the summer with cabin crew set to be balloted for fresh industrial action, it was warned today.
Mon, 31 May, 2010
British Airways will today be warned that it could face a "needless summer of disruption" because of the "hard man" stance of its chief executive over the bitter cabin crew dispute.
Talks aimed at ending the bitter British Airways dispute will resume today as a strike by cabin crew enters its fifth day.
Fri, 28 May, 2010
Talks aimed at ending the bitter British Airways dispute will resume tomorrow as a strike by cabin crew enters its fifth day.
Thu, 27 May, 2010
A strike by British Airways cabin crew enters its fourth day today after the latest talks between airline and union bosses failed to break the deadlock in a bitter row over pay and conditions.
British Airways cabin crew continued taking industrial action today with a “quiet resolve” to remain on strike until their bitter row with the airline is resolved.
Tue, 25 May, 2010
BRITISH AIRWAYS cabin crew began a five-day strike yesterday after talks broke down in a dispute over wages, jobs and working conditions.
Picket lines were mounted at Heathrow Airport today as British Airways cabin crew launched the first of a wave of strikes which threatens to disrupt flights for weeks.
Mon, 24 May, 2010
British Airways cabin crew staff went on strike today after hopes of a last-ditch deal collapsed.
British Airways cabin crew will go ahead with a wave of strikes from tomorrow after hopes of a last-ditch deal collapsed.
Sun, 23 May, 2010
A union leader tonight offered to suspend strikes by British Airways cabin crew if the airline gave back travel concessions, in a last-gasp attempt to halt the action.
A five-day strike by thousands of British Airways cabin crew was set to go ahead from tomorrow after a leader of the Unite union said there had been a “catastrophic” breakdown of talks.
British Airways “will be flying tomorrow” even if talks to avert a staff walkout prove unsuccessful, the airline’s chief executive insisted today.
Talks aimed at averting a series of strikes by British Airways cabin crew ended in disarray tonight after scores of demonstrators stormed the building where the meeting was being held.
Sat, 22 May, 2010
British Airways will meet Unite union representatives today in a last-ditch attempt to avert the planned round of strikes by cabin crew.
The bitter dispute involving thousands of British Airways cabin crew will take another twist today when union leaders will hear whether they can go ahead with a series of planned strikes.
Thu, 20 May, 2010
The union representing British Airways cabin crew was today preparing to appeal against an injunction which halted strike action planned by thousands of its members in a bitter row over jobs, pay and staffing levels.
Tue, 18 May, 2010
British Airways has won a legal battle at London's High Court brought in a last-ditch attempt to avert strikes by cabin crew.
Mon, 17 May, 2010
Pilots' leaders urged the new British government today to intervene in the British Airways cabin crew dispute, warning that a wave of strikes from next week threatened jobs.
Fri, 14 May, 2010
British Airways cabin crew are to stage a series of five-day strikes in their bitter row over jobs, pay and conditions, threatening travel chaos in the run-up to the summer holidays, it was announced today.
Mon, 10 May, 2010
British Airways warned passengers to expect cancellations today as cabin crew returned to work following the end of a four-day strike.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2010
Unite is to raise £700,000 (€779,000) to support striking British Airways cabin crew with an “unprecedented” levy on members, the union decided today.
Mon, 29 Mar, 2010
A fresh row flared at British Airways today after the airline told cabin crew who went on strike for three days that they will lose their travel perks.
Wed, 24 Mar, 2010
British Airways flights were returning to normal today following the end of a three day strike by cabin crew which cost the airline around £21m (€23.3m) with further disruption planned.
Tue, 23 Mar, 2010
LEADERS of British Airways cabin crew last night urged the airline’s chiefexecutive to “come out of his bunker” and hold fresh talks as a three-day strike over jobs and cost-cutting came to an end.
The leader of striking British Airways cabin crew made a fresh appeal today for talks to end their dispute, which he said had cost the airline tens of millions of pounds.
Mon, 22 Mar, 2010
British Airways cabin crew began their third day of strike action today as airline management and union leaders continued their war of words.
British Airways clashed with union leaders tonight over the effect of a strike which hit flights and caused disruption for passengers.
Sat, 20 Mar, 2010
Strike-hit British Airways said today the airline had got off to a “good start” as its plans to cope with a mass walkout of cabin crew staff swung into action.
British Airways cabin crew staged their first strike in 13 years today, causing disruption for thousands of passengers, with further action planned in the coming weeks.
Talks to avert a damaging strike by British Airways cabin crew will resume today as time runs out on efforts to break a deadlocked row over cost-cutting.
Fri, 19 Mar, 2010
British Airways vowed to keep 60% of its customers flying during the looming strikes as the dispute threatened to hit Labour’s election campaign preparations.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2010
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