Vans deliver toxins 23 times over limit

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Jonathan Leake and Annabel Murphy have reported that the mainly diesel engines used in Britain’s fleet of delivery vans emit up to 23 times more toxins than allowed under UK law. On-road emissions tests by Emissions Analytics were carried out on 26 vans typically used for home deliveries by Royal Mail, Amazon, supermarket chains and other retailers. The most polluting…

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Letter on rail strike a stunt, claims RMT

Letter on rail strike a stunt claims RMT

The Times have covered the news that Mick Cash, leader of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union, has described an offer from Merseyrail of talks to head off planned industrial action as “a stunt” that is “solely to talk about axing our members’ current jobs”. RMT members are set to walk out on Monday in…

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