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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...

Myanmar Miners – 5 Months On Strike!

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Since MYANMAR’S military coup in February this year, 4,800 miners have been on strike in Monywa township in a solid five-month action which has...

Repeal Bangladesh Digital Security Act – demands Amnesty

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Bangladeshi authorities must end the crackdown on right to freedom of expression online and urgently repeal or amend the draconian Digital Security Act (DSA),...

Zimbabwe’s doctors and nurses new strike ban

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DOCTORS and nurses working in Zimbabwe’s public health institutions will no longer be allowed to go on strike for an uninterrupted period spanning more...

£372 billion–the lifetime cost of govt measures to combat Covid-19 pandemic...

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Commons, has produced two reports on ‘significant financial risks for decades to come’ for taxpayers,...

Building Safety Bill ‘vitally flawed’ says FBU’s Wrack

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MATT WRACK – the general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) – has responded to the passing of the Building Safety Bill in...

‘KILLING KELLY’ A documentary by George Galloway

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REVIEW BY FRA HUGHES THE strange death of Dr. David Kelly was exposed on celluloid at the premiere of the Killing Kelly documentary screened at...

600 Kansas workers are on strike against low pay and...

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AROUND 600 Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas, have been on strike for over three weeks, since Monday 5th July, against low pay and forced...

Continuing uprising in South Africa driven by poverty & mass...

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SAFTU (South African Federation of Trade Unions) has acknowledged mass unemployment and poverty precipitated the continuing uprising in the country. In a statement last Friday,...

Israel attempting to whitewash its crimes against Lebanon

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ISRAEL is once again trying to whitewash its crimes against Lebanon by offering the country ‘humanitarian aid’. Israeli defence minister Benny Gantz said Israel was...

Open pipes turned Grenfell into a gas oven Shut-off valves hidden...

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CRUCIAL valves to stop gas from fuelling the Grenfell Tower fire may have been built over during refurbishment, the ongoing inquiry into the fire...

Failure of USA highlighted on anniversary of JCPOA signing

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ON the sixth anniversary of the landmark Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has highlighted the failure of the United States’ so-called...

NUJ Condemns Home Office Call For ‘Increased Maximum Sentences’ For ‘Unauthorised...

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THE UK HOME OFFICE has called for comment on proposed new laws with greater reach and harsher penalties to ‘counter state threats’. These are intended...

Finance workers in Paris strike against job cuts

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PARISIAN finance and tax workers held a one-day strike in defence of jobs and services last Friday, July 9th, accompanied by a rally which...

US-led Black Sea drills a ‘provocation’ – Russia’s Embassy in Washington

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RUSSIA is warning Western allies that nothing good will come out of provocations in the Black Sea as any attempts to test Moscow’s willingness...

Global Academic Boycott Of University Of Liverpool As Lecturers Fight Sackings

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THE GLOBAL academic boycott of University of Liverpool began on Friday as lecturers fight against the sacking of 21 staff. The University and College Union...

‘It’s herd immunity by the back door’

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‘IT’S HERD immunity by the back door,’ Dr Deepti Gurdasani, an epidemiologist and senior lecturer at Queen Mary University told the BBC on Thursday. She...

‘Summer Of Dissent’ Against Police Bill

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A mass petition with over 600,000 signatures was delivered to the Government on Monday, demonstrating the strength of public opposition to the Police, Crime,...

Israeli Bulldozers Raze Gaza Farmland

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Israeli forces have levelled large areas of farmland in the Gaza Strip after infiltrating the border fence between the besieged enclave and the occupied...

Israel proceeds with demolitions, evictions and arrests of Palestinians

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THE UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says Israeli forces have either demolished or seized 24 Palestinian-owned buildings in the occupied...