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Iran has responded to Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ policy with ‘maximum resistance’...

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IRANIAN Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told Press TV in an exclusive interview that the Islamic Republic is open to negotiations on reviving...

US must immediately lift sanctions off Iran say Russia and China

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CHINA and Russia say the United States should immediately lift the sanctions it has re-imposed on Iran and fulfil its obligations in order to...

STOP THE FREEZE! ASCL, NAHT & NEU demand significant pay increase...

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‘WE HAVE warned that the government’s planned pay freeze will inflict yet another real-terms cut to salaries, adding to the damage caused by below-inflation...

Iran-Russia Joint Naval Manoeuvres

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IRANIAN and Russian naval forces have practised anti-piracy operations, during which they rescued two hijacked merchant vessels, on the second day of their joint...

Modi denounces Indian farmers as ‘beggars’ – CITU accuses Modi...

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‘THE CENTRE of Indian Trade Unions vehemently denounces the utterly humiliating and derogatory statement by the Prime Minister against the struggling farmers and their...

How the DWP is spying on benefit claimants

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IN 2019, the UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published their two-part staff guide on conducting fraud investigations. Privacy International (a UK-registered charity which...

Israel to demolish 15 Palestinian homes in West Bank

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ISRAEL yesterday notified Palestinians in the town of Yatma, south of Nablus, in the northern occupied West Bank, of its intention to demolish their...

Yemeni Forces Launch Missile Attack On Saudi Airbase

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YEMENI forces successfully launched a missile attack on the airbase in southwestern Saudi Arabia. The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces confirmed that army troops and allied...

Israel plans settlement in heart of occupied Jerusalem

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ISRAEL plans to build a new settlement in the central area of the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds, despite international condemnation, a new report says. Israeli newspaper Calcalist...

DVLA health & safety scandal! PCS strike ballot

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THOUSANDS of staff working at the DVLA will be balloted for strike action over continuing Covid health and safety concerns, the Public and Commercial...

Social Care Providers Were Left Exposed To Covid-19 By Lack Of...

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‘The Department for Health and Social Care’s decision to prioritise hospitals at the beginning of the pandemic meant social care providers were left exposed...

Reports of PM Johnson reducing the private sector in the NHS...

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BY RETIRED BMA MEMBER ANNA ATHOW THE main story on BBC news on Saturday, was that Boris Johnson was proposing to reverse the Cameron health...

CGT demands Macron extends ban on evictions

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AS THEY launched a general strike last Thursday the giant CGT French trades union federation demanded the government of Emmanuel Macron extend a ban...

Iran cements strategic relations with Russia!

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THE speaker of the Iranian Parliament is on his first official foreign visit to Moscow with the goal of further cementing the two countries’...

‘We must have redress for the mishandling on the pandemic!’

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Statement by Kamran Abbasi Executive editor British Medical Journal ‘WHAT went wrong in the global governance of Covid-19? After two million deaths, we must have...

Alabama Amazon staff unionisation fight!

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THE STRONGEST and most viable effort yet to create a union at technology giant Amazon in many years is underway at its warehouse in...

SAFTU demands an end to vaccine profiteering – West snapping up...

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‘AS WE struggle to stay alive, and literally fight for our lives as peoples of the Global South, we believe it is time for...

Kitson And Counter-Revolution!

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‘Kitson and Counter-Revolution’ was first featured by News Line on 30th April 2015. We are producing it once again because the British state is now preparing...

Israel attacking Palestinian health services

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HEALTH attacks by Israelis against Palestinians persist in the occupied territories during Covid-19 pandemic, says the World Health Organisation. In 2020 alone, the World Health...

Bloody Sunday Commemorative March, Derry, forced off the road!

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By Fra Hughes in West Belfast FOR the first time in 49 years, the Bloody Sunday Commemorative March has been forced off the road, as...

Britain Has No Sovereignty Over The Chagos Islands

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THE maritime law tribunal of the United Nations has ruled that Britain has no sovereignty over the Chagos Islands. It criticised London for its failure...

More Than 100 Covid Cases At Napier Camp

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ACTIVISTS threw fake blood at the gates of Napier Barracks last Thursday – in protest against the conditions in which hundreds of asylum seekers...

‘Seeing death at this rate every day is not normal’ says...

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‘EMOTIONALLY, we are not coping. Seeing death at this rate every day is not normal,’ was the view of hospital nurse Mosima Doreen Mabeba...

37 farm unions demonstrate on Indian Independence Day

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  From Our India Correspondent ON TUESDAY 26th January, Indian Republic Day, a huge parade took place of at least 37 farm unions. In this rally, they...

Iran’s military manoeuvres display its ‘power and readiness’ says Chief of...

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Iran’s senior military commander says the country’s recent back-to-back military drills have made the United States give up its threats of military action against...

US aircraft carrier group to enter South China Sea!

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THE US has dispatched an aircraft carrier group to the South China Sea, in a move that is set to escalate tensions after China...

‘Nursing staff need to have full confidence they are protected!’

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THE TORIES ‘indecision’ means nursing staff are facing a postcode lottery in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), leaving some more protected than others, the Royal...

39% teachers still working in unsafe schools

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IT IS now estimated that 39% of teachers and school leaders – as well as 51% of teaching assistants and other staff – are...

‘State terrorism is inscribed on the forehead of the US’

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IRAN’S President Hassan Rouhani says that outgoing US president, Donald Trump, registered state terrorism on America’s official record by openly accepting responsibility for the assassination...

France Hit By Massive Strike Actions

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WORKERS at Sanofi, which is France’s largest pharmaceutical company, went on strike on Tuesday following the announcement of 1,000 sackings as part of a...

9,000 children died in Ireland’s Mother and Baby Homes

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THE SHOCKING depth and breadth of the scandalous cruelty and murderous treatment of unmarried mothers and their children by the Catholic Church and the...

Trump denounced as ‘traitor’ by far-right extremists in US

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FAR-RIGHT extremists are reportedly furious with Donald Trump, calling him a ‘traitor’ and a ‘coward’, after the outgoing president pleaded for calm following his...

Student Nurses, Unpaid And Uninsured, Are Treating Coronavirus Patients – And...

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STUDENT nurses who are currently doing their placements are facing serious risks. Their lives are at risk as many are treating coronavirus patients and...

‘No such thing as a free lunch’ BofE warns furlough scheme...

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DEPUTY governor of the Bank of England Ben Broadbent said this week that ‘resilient’ household spending has been ‘funded by tomorrow’s taxpayers’ – in...

POLICE EVICT CALAIS REFUGEES ‘They come at 5am, circle around your...

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A HUMANITARIAN organisation has made further allegations against French police, accusing them of abusing migrants within the port city of Calais. The Human Rights Observers...

JUSTICE FOR NOAH! Noah’s family call for investigation into his ‘disappearance’

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By Fra Hughes in West Belfast LAST Thursday, January 7, 2020, Fiona Donohoe led a cavalcade of hundreds of cars with perhaps thousands of people...

Palestinian Prime Minister looking forward to elections

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PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh announced on Monday that his government is preparing for new national and presidential elections in Palestine. ‘The Cabinet looks forward...

Iran’s impounding of oil tanker is ‘serious’ says South Korean First...

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A SENIOR South Korean official said the situation surrounding a Korean-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran for repeated environmental violations is ‘serious,’ as he...

‘Virus Sweeping Through School System With Alarming Results!’

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THE Coronavirus Infection Survey published by the Office for National Statistics has revealed the extent that the virus swept through the school system and...

Google has unionised!

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‘DON’T let this get around, but professionals are forming unions like crazy these days. And, just yesterday, a union unveiled itself at Google …...

Indian agricultural workers demonstrate against anti-farmer laws

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Agricultural workers across India will protest today and tomorrow, January 7 and 8, in solidarity with the ongoing struggle of farmers against the contentious...

Judge denies US attempt to extradite Assange

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Jubilant scenes greeted Judge Vanessa Baraitser’s decision not to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US to face espionage charges at London’s Old...

Irish Doctors’ Strike – Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) Has Had No...

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The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has had no contact from the Department of Health in relation to a planned public health doctors’ strike in...

SAMA concerned over bed shortages and a dire shortage of medical...

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SAMA the South African Medical Association has expressed concerns over KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) hospital bed shortages, and medical staff fatigue. The South African Medical Association believes...

‘Frontline workers need to be respected, protected and paid’ says Mary...

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SERVICE Employees International Union (SEIU) International President Mary Kay Henry says the Covid-19 relief package ‘is just a down payment’. She released the following statement...