Author: Ganesh Rao

EU Parliament building in Brussels. Photo Credit: Ganesh Rao.

“Young people take peace for granted” suggests rep from EU Parliament

A European Parliament representative said that young people take peace for granted when talking about the European Union. At a talk given to Sunderland University students in Brussels, Richard Freedman, a representative from the Directorate General of Communication at the European Parliament, said that there is a need for other arguments to get young […]

Cold weather alert issued for Sunderland

Cold weather alert issued for Sunderland

Met Office has issued a cold weather alert for Sunderland and the surrounding communities for the next seven days. Earlier weather warnings remain in place as average winds of 25mph are expected to batter the region throughout the week, according to the Meteorological department. Temperatures are expected to drop below […]

ALDI opens third supermarket in Sunderland

ALDI opens third supermarket in Sunderland

ALDI opened its third supermarket in Sunderland earlier this month as a part of its further expansion in the UK. The opening ceremony was attended by the 25th Sunderland Scouts who were recipients of a £250 donation made by the German supermarket retailer. As part of its opening day celebrations, […]

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NHS staff protest outside Sunderland Royal Hospital over lack of pay rise

Despite the findings from an independent review body, the government has refused to increase wages for NHS employees. More than 150 protesters gathered outside of Sunderland Royal Hospital to protest against the government’s decision to reject the wage increase for NHS employees, despite the NHS independent Pay Review Body’s (NHSPRB) recommendations. NHS staff and members […]