"I am very disappointed that this strike is taking place".
"I believe any changes to terms and conditions should be agreed through the proper industrial relations process and in full consultation with the relevant trade unions". Despite this, the union is prepared to walk out for 48 hours next Wednesday and Thursday.
Paddington Bear Saves Christmas in Marks & Spencer's Heartwarming Holiday Work
Marks & Spencer is the first of Britain's major retailers to debut its offering: an advert staring an animated Paddington Bear. The ad will also be shown before cinema screenings of Paddington 2 , which opens in British cinemas later this week.
Speaking on the eve of the second day of national strike action at Irish Rail, Minister Shane Ross said: "I sincerely call on all parties to the Iarnród Éireann pay dispute to continue to use the services of the Labour Court and the WRC".
Although it is hoped talks will resume in the coming days many feel the Minister for Transport should be exclusively focused on issues within his own department rather than a peace mission to North Korea.
"We are, of course, sorry for any inconvenience this will cause to people attending one of Sheffield's most popular annual events".
Youngsters named in USMNT squad for Portugal friendly
That ruled out prospects such as Columbus Crew goalkeeper Zack Steffen and Seattle Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan. He is set to sign a contract with German Bundesliga side Werder Bremen when he turns 18 in February.
"The only person politicising this rail safety issue is Chris Grayling himself, who is stopping the London commuter rail companies from negotiating deals like the ones we have successfully struck in Wales and Scotland that guarantee a guard on the trains".
"Our discussions have been around the introduction of a new fleet of suburban trains, which will start to arrive in 2019 and be fully introduced by December 2020". As part of these discussions we have guaranteed that we will roster a Guard on every train; and that those Guards will continue to be trained in safety procedures.
Dublin Bus will also be operating as usual.
Carter Page testifies he told Sessions about Russian Federation trip
Sessions reportedly "shut down" Papadopoulos and asserted that the topic should not be discussed again. Gordon said he does not recall the email but that he had discouraged Page from going to Moscow.