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NEWS LINE urges all of its readers and supporters to vote for Ken Livingstone in the London Mayoral elections today, and to vote Labour in all of the council elections, to dump Boris Johnson as Mayor of London, and to dump the Tories and Liberal Democrats, everywhere their representatives...
THE House of Commons Education Select Committee yesterday tried to deliver a blow against the national pay agreements established by the teaching trade unions. They called for a system of payments by results to be brought in, and for performance-related pay to replace national pay agreements. The view of the...
In light of the new International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) ‘World at Work’ report the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is holding the world’s first global inquiry for workers. The ILO report exposes the devastating affect austerity measures imposed by governments on the working class has had in driving up global...
RUPERT Murdoch ‘is not a fit person to exercise the stewardship of a major international company’, the Parliamentary Culture Committee reported yesterday. The committee was split six to four, with four of the five Tory members refusing to endorse the inclusion of the clause describing Murdoch as ‘not a fit...
Half a million workers will be taking strike action on May 10th, PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka told the mass rally at the end of yesterday’s May Day march in London. He told the Trafalgar Square crowd: ‘I pay tribute to the Occupy movement. We have to defend the right...
A 28-year-old Tamil man, recently deported from the UK was found killed in Trincomalee on 18 April, news sources in the district told TamilNet Saturday. In the meantime, in a systematic combing operation launched by the special units of Colombo’s military and police establishments, up to 300 Tamil males and...
MAY DAY STATEMENT BY THE NEWS LINE EDITORIAL BOARD THE Editorial Board of the News Line sends its revolutionary greetings to the workers of the world who are today engaged in a life and death struggle against a bankrupt and historically outmoded capitalist system that must be put an end...