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Value Engineering Scenes from the Grenfell Inquiry A new play...

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Value Engineering Scenes from the Grenfell Inquiry By Richard Norton-Taylor Produced and directed by Nicolas Kent The Tabernacle Powis Square, London W11 13 October-13 November 2021 Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham 16 November- 20...

Sri Lankan State Targeting Muslim Communities

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Amnesty International UK has condemned an ‘Alarming rise in state-sanctioned violence and discrimination against Muslims’ in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s Muslim community has suffered consistent...

Massive Palestinian protest against Israeli violence

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HUNDREDS of Palestinians held a mass demonstration throughout the Israeli-occupied territories to express their deep resentment over the rising levels of violent attacks on...

Nuj Demands Official Investigation Into Police Misconduct!

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THE NATIONAL Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called for an official investigation into the reporting of police misconduct cases. The Times newspaper has alleged that...

Cease the scrapping of BTec demands the Sixth Form Colleges Association

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A KEY education union campaign to stop BTec vocational qualifications being scrapped within two years has won backing from both MPs and even lords...

South African steel & engineering strike into 2nd week

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EMPLOYERS in the steel and engineering industry have upped their salary increase offer to striking workers affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of...

IMF undermining world health and education – ActionAid’s dire warning

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NEW RESEARCH by ActionAid, Public Services International, and Education International warns that the International Monetary Fund’s demands to cut public sector employee costs undermine...

Italian All-Out Strike!

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A 24-HOUR general strike paralysed Italian towns and cities on Monday, while 127 Alitalia flights were cancelled and public transport ground to a halt. The...

Israeli missile attack on Homs thwarted by Syria’s air defence!

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SYRIA’S air defences have thwarted an Israeli missile attack on a military airbase in the country’s central province of Homs, shooting most of the...

Hezbollah Thanks Iran For Its Aid To Lebanon!

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HEZBOLLAH Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has thanked Iran for helping Lebanon weather its economic crisis, saying the Islamic Republic has proven to be...

Al-Aqsa Stormed! Bahrain Delegation Joins Settlers

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A BAHRAINI delegation has joined Israeli settlers in the storming of the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem! This comes after Bahrain, along with UAE, Sudan and...

South Africa’s Steel Workers Take Indefinite Strike Action!

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SOUTH African workers – members of the Numsa trade union in the steel and engineering sectors have embarked on an indefinite strike – recalling...

Iran prepares its army as Israeli forces mass in Azerbaijan

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IRANIAN lawmakers have issued a statement in support of military exercises in north western Iran to warn against the Israeli regime’s presence on Azerbaijan’s soil,...

San Antonio Symphony Orchestra Strike

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SAN ANTONIO Symphony Orchestra musicians have called a strike after management imposed a binding new contract on them from September 13. The Texan San Antonio...

US, Turkish & Zionist Alliance Faces Defeat

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OVER the past two decades, the United States, Turkey, and the Zionist regime of Israel have faced ultimate defeat in any sedition that they’ve...

Bahrain’s Welcome To Israeli Foreign Minister ‘Despicable’

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IRAN says Bahrain’s ‘despicable’ welcoming of Israeli foreign minister Yair Lapid to Manama is at odds with the will of the Bahraini people, stressing...

Probe into Lebanon blast suspended! Victims and families of the dead...

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FAMILIES of the Beirut Port blast victims are continuing to protest against the suspension of the probe into the devastating explosion that took place...

Half of US cop killings unreported

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THE British medical journal The Lancet says more than half of police killings in the United States are unreported and Black Americans are most...

Labour Conference resolves to sanction Israel’s illegal occupation

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THE LABOUR Party Conference in Brighton overwhelmingly passed a resolution condemning Israel for perpetrating an ‘ongoing Nakba’ in the occupied Palestinian territories. The motion, brought by...

Arab-Syrian ties strengthen ‘We do not fear the Israeli regime!’ –...

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Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad has welcomed any move to foster closer relations between Iran and the Arab countries, and reiterated that Damascus is not...

‘Isolate Swaziland’s Monarchy’ – Cosatu

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COSATU (the Confederation of South African Trade Unions) has vowed to ask the African National Congress (ANC) government to isolate the Eswatini (Swaziland) monarchy...

IRAN IS READY FOR TALKS ON REVIVING 2015 NUCLEAR DEAL! –...

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FOREIGN Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Iran is ready to resume talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but the administration of US President Joe...

Workers hit by global gas hike – Unison warns of big...

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An unprecedented rise in the price of gas has sent shock waves through the UK energy market, forcing energy suppliers out of business, threatening...

UN condemns US’ mass expulsions of Haitian migrants

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THE United Nations has condemned the US’s mass deportations of Haitian migrants who have been camped in squalid conditions under a bridge in Del...

Strike ballots will open at UK universities on October 18th

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The University and College Union (UCU) has confirmed that strike ballots will open at UK universities on Monday 18 October in rows over USS...

Oppose all cuts to ticket office hours at LNER – demand...

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A coalition of organisations joined together on Monday to oppose train operator LNER’s proposed cuts to ticket office opening hours at Berwick-upon-Tweed; Darlington; Doncaster;...

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...