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Hamas denounces Arab countries’ normalisation deals with Israel

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HAMAS has denounced the ‘normalisation deals’ with Israel, because they are aimed at legitimatising the regime in the Middle East and forging an alliance...

400 angry leaseholders rally at Parliament – they demand property owners...

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OVER 400 angry leaseholders from the End Our Cladding Scandal campaign, the National Leasehold Campaign rallied in Parliament Square last Thursday demanding an end...

Nursing on a ‘knife-edge’ RCN warn of intensifying staffing crisis

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NURSES’ unions have declared that World Patient Safety Day 2021 must be a ‘wake-up call’ to ministers to tackle – ‘urgently’ – the nursing...

Israel sends Gaza 50,000 expired Covid-19 vaccines

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The Gaza Health Ministry has held Israel responsible for the expiry of 50,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine recently delivered to the besieged coastal enclave. In...

Frontline workers demand ‘scrap Policing Bill’

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Over 660 frontline healthcare, community, social and education workers have called for the Policing Bill to be scrapped ahead of a key debate in...

‘Indifferent and harmful practices’ at private hospital say relatives after the...

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NORFOLK’s Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) on Thursday published an important Safeguarding Adults Review (SAR) into the deaths of three young adults: Joanna, ‘Jon’ and...

Sri Lankan students battle against privatisation of the universities – Report...

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UDARA Sandaruwan, Acting Convenor of the Inter University Students Federation has issued an appeal to trade unions and human rights organisations of the world to...

Funding for disabled pupils slashed

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CASH-STRAPPED schools in England have been forced to cut support for special educational needs and disabilities (Send) pupils, a survey has revealed – after...

FBU launch DECON campaign to protect against toxic fire contaminants

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Fire contaminants are directly linked to and can increase the risk of cancer and other diseases. The FBU has launched its new trailblazing campaign...

ANC workers demonstrate – two months without pay!

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AFRICAN National Congress (ANC) workers are continuing protesting outside party headquarters at Luthuli House in Johannesburg demanding fair labour practices and salary payments. The ANC...

200 Children Held In Israeli Prisons

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IN A REPORT on Palestinian resistance fighters held in Israeli prisons through to the end of August, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said on...

Steady rise in hospitalised Covid patients!

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THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic has taken a back seat in the news recently. Most public health restrictions in relation to the pandemic were lifted on 19...

Lebanon Imports More Fuel From Iran

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IRAN’S Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Tehran is ready to sell more fuel to the Lebanese government and businessmen if need be, as an...

Misuse of lecturers’ online recordings – UCU warns of disputes...

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) has warned all UK colleges and universities that they may face industrial disputes if they misuse recorded lectures...

Ontario nurses demand pay increase and ‘repeal Bill 124’

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HUNDREDS of Ontario emergency room physicians have signed an open letter to State Premier Doug Ford demanding that the province increase the pay of...

Seeking healthcare in Yemen’s ‘city of snipers’ – A feature from...

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SEEKING healthcare in Taiz, a city split by a frontline, is a Medecins Sans Frontieres feature on Yemen which has been under deadly assault...

‘We want a system that is accountable and meets the needs...

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THE TALIBAN ‘seeks to build a political system and government in Afghanistan that would be approved by its people and accountable to people once...

Gaza siege ‘creates an atmosphere of escalation and explosion’ says...

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THE PALESTINIAN resistance movement Hamas says the Israeli regime must be held fully accountable for any consequences of tightening the years-long all-out siege on...

Numsa Organiser Mdazo Assassinated In Broad Daylight

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MINEWORKERS who have been newly recruited to the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa attended a meeting at Impala Platinum’s shaft 9 in...

Dockers Win Compensation

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TWENTY-SEVEN Unite members have won their tribunal claim over calculation of a redundancy payment at Rosyth Royal Dockyard in an Employment Tribunal decision. The members...

US must reconstruct what it has destroyed says Taliban

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THE TALIBAN say the United States could now step forward and participate in the reconstruction of Afghanistan given how it contributed to the destruction...

Ban facial recognition Demand campaigners after ruling

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LIBERTY, Privacy International and 30 organisations have called for Parliament to ban the use of facial recognition technology, one year after judges found the...

GP Staffing Crisis

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TURNOVER in General Practice doctors has seen a steady increase over the last decade, according to researchers, who have warned policymakers that support measures...

‘We will not let our enemies vaccinate the people of Iran!’...

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ran will only import coronavirus vaccines from countries whose products are certain to be safe, or use vaccines it produces itself, Major General Hossein...

Fight against repression of trade unions will bring democracy to life...

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FIGHTING against the repression of trade unions is bringing democracy to life, says the CGT French trade union federation. Ikéa lawsuits, dismissals, legal attacks against...

Scotland’s A&Es ‘on the brink’ warns Royal College of Emergency Medicine...

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THE NHS in Scotland is ‘on the brink’ as A&E hospital waiting times are the worst since records of them began, the Royal College...

US ‘Humiliated’ Over Afghanistan Withdrawal

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FORMER US President Donald Trump has attacked President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan as the ‘greatest embarrassment’ in the history of the United States. In...

‘Take remote sign-on off the table or we ballot for strike’...

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Unite announced on Tuesday that ‘if remote sign-on is not taken entirely off the table for all bus operators then Unite, which represents over...

‘Marikana massacre demonstrated the class character of the ANC’ says South...

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‘WILL VICTIMS of Marikana ever get justice under the ANC (African National Congress) government?’ asked the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) on...

Russia and China hold joint military drills

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RUSSIA and China have wrapped up their five-day joint strategic military drills in Northwest China which involved over 10,000 troops and advanced weaponry. Top officials...

Tampa General Hospital Must End Partnership With Israel

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IN WASHINGTON on Friday, August 13th, numerous US organisations signed an online petition demanding Tampa General Hospital end their partnership with an Israeli business. Seventeen...

Thousands of civil servants jobs under threat

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THOUSANDS of civil service jobs are under threat in the wake of plans to cut numbers swollen by both Brexit and the Covid crisis...

Taliban Making Advances In Northern Afghanistan

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AS THE TALIBAN fighters continue to make rapid advances across Afghanistan, the militants have captured another provincial capital in the northern part of the...

Massive French demonstrations against Macron’s dictatorial health bill

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MASS demonstrations have been taking place over the past weeks in Paris and other major French cities against the Macron government’s dictatorial health bill. And...

Julian Assange’s High Court fight against extradition

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‘IT IS seven months since Julian’s extradition was blocked by Judge Vanessa Baraitser, yet he has remained in prison, suffering and isolated, despite having...

Heart patients hit by pandemic

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THE overwhelming of NHS hospitals by Covid patients in successive waves has led to a large reduction in care for heart patients, with consequent...

NUMSA threatens ‘mother of all strikes’ for 8% pay increase

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A DISPUTE over salary increases for workers in South Africa’s steel and engineering industry has been called by the National Union of Metalworkers of...

US stealing Syria’s oil!

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IN HASAKA earlier this week, the US occupation forces brought out a convoy loaded with stolen Syrian oil via the illegitimate al-Walid border crossing...

GP Surgeries Under Threat

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GP SURGERIES are under threat of closure or will be forced to reduce services this winter as pressure mounts, Local Medical Committees (LMCs) have...

Seven African states condemn AU granting Israel observer status

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SEVEN African Arab states have rejected a recent decision by the African Union (AU) Commission to grant the Israeli regime an observer status at...

The US will repeat the mistakes of Afghanistan!

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AN inspector general appointed by the US Congress to examine the war in Afghanistan has listed Washington’s failures in the 20 years of war...

Congresswoman sleeps out against evictions

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CONGRESSWOMAN Cori Bush has spent a night on the steps of the US Capitol to protest against the end of a Covid-related moratorium on...

Hundreds of thousands mobilise against Macron’s dictatorial health law

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FRENCH President Macron’s dictatorial new health law and its passage through parliament has angered a vast swathe of workers, youth and the middle class. On...

Syria denounces Israel’s continuing assaults on its territories!

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SYRIA’S permanent representative to the United Nations has denounced Israeli assaults on Syrian territories as a ‘continuing, flagrant violation of the UN Charter, of...

US military to be a more ‘lethal, adaptive and resilient force’...

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US SECRETARY of Defence Lloyd Austin says his country is committed to protecting its Southeast Asian allies against what he called China’s aggression. ‘Beijing’s claim...