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Palestinian Flag Raised On Mount Everest

RAISING the flag for Palestine 5,400 metres above sea level, following six days and 100 kilometres of walking and climbing mountains, 27 Palestinian men...

‘THE COST OF REMOVING CLADDING MUST NOT BE IMPOSED ON RESIDENTS’...

‘THE cost of removing dangerous flammable cladding must not fall onto a building’s residents,’ the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has said. ‘The government must fund...

‘LEGAL AID DESERTS’ half of councils have no legal aid for...

OVER 50% of local authorities in England and Wales cannot provide publicly funded legal advice on housing issues, the Law Society warned yesterday as...

Heathrow workers ‘flying picket’ protest for London Living Wage

WITH WAVES of strike action currently under way across UK airports, hundreds of workers are set to join a mass protest at Heathrow tomorrow,...

30,000 US Stop & Shop supermarket workers win 10-day strike

The largest private sector strike in the USA in years ended in victory last week, with more than 30,000 Stop & Shop supermarket workers...

‘IRAN SANCTIONS AN ACT OF AGGRESSION AGAINST ALL WORLD NATIONS’ says...

The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, delivered a defiant speech in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Monday, 22nd April...

NASUWT Conference votes for strike action over pay

TEACHERS have instructed their trade union’s executive to consider calling action, ‘up to and including strike action’ against the Tory government’s attacks on their...

80% of doctors at very high – BMA report

BOTH junior doctors and seniors are facing serious burn out because of lack of staff, overwork and stress, and this has created a serious...

Armed intruders infiltrate mines in South Africa AMCU demands

THE SOUTH African Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) says it is ‘wary of armed intruders accessing mines where its members work.’ AMCU has...

‘Pain deliberately inflicted on child inmates’ – says UK Parliament’s Human...

THE Standing Committee for Youth Justice and the UK Parliament’s Human Rights Committee yesterday indicted the British government for inflicting pain on young people...

Iran & Turkey Bilateral Ties Zarif Visits Ankara

IRANIAN Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has travelled to Ankara to hold talks with Turkish officials on bilateral ties, the restoration of peace in...

Iranian-Built Fighter Jets On Display At National Army Parade

DOMESTICALLY-BUILT fighter jets will be on display for the first time during Iran’s National Army Day parade taking place today. The deputy commander of the...

Trade union members beaten by thugs in Bangladesh confectionary factory

THUGS, allegedly supplied by a labour contractor at Netherlands-based global confectioner Perfetti Van Melle’s factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh, launched an organised attack on union...

British soldier who shot Daniel Hegarty charged with murder

A SOLDIER who shot dead a 15-year-old boy in Derry, in the north of Ireland in July 1972 is to be charged with murder. Daniel...

‘CHILD POVERTY SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASING’ – NEU survey

Education professionals are reporting a significant increase in the visibility of child poverty in their school/college and have provided many distressing examples from daily...

Aussie MEAA opposes Assange extradition

AUSTRALIA’S MEAA (Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance) union has written to the British and Australian governments to oppose the extradition to the United States...

Numsa Forging Ahead With Month Long Arcelormittal Strike Action

THE NATIONAL Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said last Wednesday that it is forging ahead with a month-long strike at the local...

‘President Sanders’ would ban anti-union ‘right-to-work laws’

US SENATOR Bernie Sanders, who has said he intends to run the first unionised Presidential campaign in history, announced last Monday a policy proposal...

Kurdish indefinite hunger strike!

ON Wednesday News Line visited the hunger strikers at the Kurdish Assembly in Haringey. It was the 27th day of their indefinite strike having joined...

US hostile to Ireland’s ‘Occupied territories Bill’ becoming law!

IRELAND’S elected representatives are coming under pressure from corporate lobbyists to drop a proposed ban on goods from Israel’s settlements in the occupied West...

5,833 shops shut in 2018!

STORES, banks and other businesses are disappearing at the fastest rate since 2010 a PwC survey has revealed with 2,461 shop closures in 2018. 3,372...

War On Iraq Planned Long Before 2003!

SIXTEEN years on from the start of the illegal US-led invasion of Iraq, further evidence has emerged that the war was planned long before...

Scotland In The Red! 30,000 In Debt Crisis

In its report Scotland in the Red released on Tuesday, StepChange Debt Charity Scotland reveals that thousands of households in Scotland are being driven...

ISS cleaners protest today in Manchester

cleaners working for ISS on the Arriva Rail North contract will be holding a protest today, Wednesday 10th April, outside Manchester Victoria station between...

‘West Bank is Palestinian territory occupied by Israel’ says Turkish Foreign...

TURKEY has strongly censured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for promising to annex settlements in the West Bank if re-elected, saying that his ‘irresponsible’...

Welsh landlords refusing housing benefit tenants!

a fifth of lettings advertised in Wales explicitly exclude people in receipt of housing benefit, a practice the homelessness charity Shelter Cymru has labelled...

US Brown University To Divest From Companies That Are ‘Complicit In...

IN A HISTORIC move, Brown University in Rhode Island has become the first US Ivy League institution to pass a student referendum supporting divestment...

‘Privatisation At Chesterfield Has Driven Out Staff!’

‘THIS IS bad news for staff and for  patients,’ Unison’s head of health Sara Gorton has warned. ‘The changes are built on savings from employing...

‘Labour brokers are bloodsuckers’ – Irvin Jim at SRWP election rally

THE SOCIALIST Revolutionary Workers Party (SRWP) of South Africa was founded in March this year as a communist, Marxist-Leninist party, after a pre-launch convention...

RICHARD SORGE: Hero of the Soviet Union

An Impeccable Spy Richard Sorge Stalin’s Master Agent By: Owen Matthews Published by: Bloomsbury; £25 (hbk) THE SUBJECT of this book, Richard Sorge, is the daring, unequalled spy whose...

Syrians take to the streets: Golan belongs to Syria

PEOPLE have once again taken to the streets across Syria to protest against US President Donald Trump’s recent recognition of Israeli ‘sovereignty’ over the...

US Waging Economic Terrorism Against Iran!

IRAN’S foreign minister says the US is waging ‘economic terrorism’ against the Islamic Republic by employing restrictive measures that are troubling the relief efforts...

Bahamas Nurses Union Is To Take Industrial Action!

BAHAMAS Nurses Union President (BNU) Amancha Williams said on Monday that the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) and the government have pushed frustrated nurses to...

5,000 Deaths A Year Linked To Asbestos Exposure!

FIVE thousand deaths every year in Britain are linked to past asbestos exposure, but people are still being exposed to it today, warns the...

Spanish Socialists increase their lead

Spain’s Socialists increased their lead in a poll published recently in newspaper ABC with 30.9 per cent of votes, equivalent to between 131 and...

Israel-Gaza Border Crossings Reopened

ISRAEL has reopened two vital border crossings between the occupied territories and the blockaded Gaza Strip, about a week after it closed them amid...

10,000 SA workers indefinite strike

NEARLY 10,000 workers employed by the South African Revenue Services (SARS) began indefinite strike action last Thursday to fight for an 11.4% salary increase. Members...

Iran Condemns Israel’s Criminal Actions

IRAN has censured Israel’s ‘criminal’ actions and the illogical and unlawful US support for the regime, saying the continuation of resistance until full liberation...

‘We saved the A&E – Now reopen the Maternity’ says Ealing...

THE FIFTY-strong mass picket of Ealing Hospital in west London last Friday shouted: ‘Victory for the A&E! We saved the A&E now re-open maternity!’ The...

Massive Toxic Contamination In The Area Surrounding Grenfell Tower!

EXTENSIVE research by the University of Central Lancashire into toxic contamination surrounding the Grenfell Tower after the tragic fire there has now been published...

90,000 Sa Miners Jobs Threatened By Electricity Price Increase!

THE JOBS of 90,000 gold and platinum mineworkers’ are at risk as Eskom (the state-owned South African electricity public utility, established in 1923 as...

90% of nurses say understaffing is affecting quality of care

Nine out of ten nurses say understaffing is affecting quality of care for patients, a Nursing Standard poll reveals. The RCN (Royal College of Nursing)...

Young Moroccan teachers strike defies intimidation and water cannons!

YOUNG teachers in Morocco who have been striking and protesting outside the parliament in Rabat for three weeks against being employed on inferior conditions...

Pro-Palestinian students at KCL blocked from access to Campus!

It is ‘outrageous’ that King’s College London (KCL) singled out pro-Palestinian student activists and blocked their access cards as a ‘security measure’ ahead of...

South Korean Strike Wave

A STRIKE wave is spreading across South Korea as workers in various industries fight in defence of their pay and conditions, while union membership...