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Tshwane bus workers strike gridlocks city centre

SOUTH Africa’s administrative capital Tshwane (Pretoria) was gridlocked for a second day on Tuesday as bus drivers disabled their vehicles and the City insisted...

‘Cutting salaries and benefits will be met with hellfire’ – South...

‘ANY TALK of cutting salaries and benefits will be met with hellfire,’ Tahir Maepa, deputy general manager of the 200,000-strong Public Servants Association of...

Only Assad can bring stability say Raqqah residents

RESIDENTS of Syria’s Raqqah, which once served as the capital of the self-proclaimed ‘caliphate’ of the Daesh terrorist group, yearn for the return of...

United Farm Workers Slam Trump For Plans To Slash Farm Workers’...

PRESIDENT Trump’s proposed H-2A rules would harm not help, US farm workers and reduce protections for both domestic and foreign field labourers, warns the United...

PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR RESIGNS! – after one million-strong march and general...

PUERTO RICO’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigned on Thursday – just three days after a million demonstrators marched down Puerto Rico’s Las Americas highway insisting...

South African Pay Strikes Escalate!

THE Health & Other Services Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) has declared a dispute against SANParks following months of protracted wage negotiations. Union...

‘Get Ready For A Stayaway!’ Zimbabwe Trade Unions Instruct Their Members

‘Get Ready For A Stayaway,’ the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) General Council has instructed its member organisations. In a statement last Saturday, ZCTU...

Chicago Nurses Demonstrate Against Unsafe Working Conditions!

NURSES at the University of Chicago Medical Centre (UCMC) demonstrated against unsafe working conditions and inadequate staffing levels at a rally organised by the...

‘THE CRUELTY AND BRUTALITY ON MANUS AND NAURU HAS TO END’...

‘There is no good reason to keep these people on Manus and Nauru ... The cruelty, the brutality has to end,’ Chris Breen, co-organiser...

Israel Assassinates Palestinian Childhood

THE ISRAELI occupation authorities have transformed the images of joy, play and education that should be the norm for Palestinian children into a shocking...

‘Total Showdown’ Nigerian Unions Call General Strike

TRADE Union leaders of Nigeria’s JNPSNC are telling members in public service, in all 36 states and in Abuja, to prepare for ‘total showdown’...

Parliament & Peterloo Exhibition

‘Parliament & Peterloo’ Exhibition in Westminster Hall between 4th July and 26th September 2019 THE Parliamentary Archives invites people to visit the ‘Parliament & Peterloo’ exhibition...

Government Workers Marching Today!

WORKERS from three separate government departments, some of them engaged in indefinite strike action, will hold a joint demonstration and march through central London...

2,000 strike in Germany on Amazon’s Prime Day – Amazon workers...

MORE than 2,000 workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany have gone on strike over pay for at least two days, trade union Ver.di...

Unite investigating union officials collaboration with blacklisters!

CLAIMS that trade union officials collaborated with the blacklisters of the Consulting Association are being investigated by Unite. The union has launched an inquiry into...

STOP SACKINGS AT ARCELORMITTAL says Solidarity SA

TRADE UNION Solidarity on Friday said that it regrets the retrenchment crisis at ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA), warning that if key players in the...

Staffing crisis! Patients waiting for operations! STOP TORY NHS CUTS!

IN RESPONSE to the most recent NHS performance statistics and the political situation in which they are occurring, Royal College of Nursing (RCN) director...

70 Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem To Be Demolished

ON JULY 9th, 2004, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an Advisory Opinion on the wall Israel had started building in the occupied...

Morrison government looks to bring back its union-busting legislation!

AUSTRALIA’S Industrial Relations Minister has accused the construction union CFMMEU of an ‘extraordinarily high standard of unlawful activity’ as the Morrison government moves to...

Yemen Boosts Its Defences Against Saudi-Led Aggression

emeni Armed Forces have unveiled new domestically-built military hardware, including ballistic and winged missiles in addition to unmanned aerial vehicles, which they say will...

‘Britain, Zionism and Jewish Resistance to Israel’

THE Palestine Expo event at London’s Olympia last weekend attracted thousands determined see the establishment of a Palestinian state. In addition to a host of...

MIGRANTS IN TEXAS CAMP TOLD TO ‘DRINK OUT OF THE...

A REPORT by US President Donald Trump’s own Department of Homeland Security says conditions in border patrol accommodation for migrants in southern Texas is worse...

PALESTINE WILL BE FREE! – Message from PALEXPO July 6th &...

THOUSANDS turned out over the weekend and packed the main auditorium sections at the Olympia Stadium, London for the PALEXPO exhibition to boost the...

Private company driven out of NHS

A HEALTHCARE ‘procurement’ process that named a private provider as the preferred bidder for contracts worth £25m has been abandoned after NHS trusts threatened...

Executed victims of Daesh found in Raqqah mass graves!

SYRIAN officials have discovered mass graves containing the bodies of people executed by members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group near the country’s northwestern...

Casualisation is shattering the mental and physical health of university staff

Staff in UK universities working on insecure contracts say the lack of security is damaging their mental and physical health. A report released yesterday says...

Tayside healthcare workers demand ‘fair pay for all!’

HEALTHCARE assistants at NHS Tayside have gone into battle to demand the same pay as their colleagues demanding ‘fair pay for all!’ They are...

US ‘deal of the century’ legitimises Israeli crimes against the Palestinian...

THE CONGRESS of South African Trade Unions is ‘perturbed’ by the US’s Middle East Peace Plan. In a statement issued by COSATU national spokesperson Sizwe...

HUNDREDS OF DISPLACED SYRIANS QUIT RUKBAN CAMP – as conference of...

HUNDREDS of displaced Syrians, who have now left al-Rukban camp, have just arrived at the crossing of Jleighem, in Homs eastern countryside. For the past...

Day 16 of strike action against academisation

TEACHERS and pupils at The John Roan School in Greenwich took their 16th day of strike action to stop its privatisation. The school is being...

Marseille Dockers Refuse To Load Arms On Ship For Saudi Arabia

IN THE French port of Marseille, dockers have been refusing to load French weapons which are thought to be heading to Saudi Arabia. Following revelations...

11,000 US airline catering workers vote for strike

THOUSANDS of airline food workers have voted to authorise a strike across the US. The strike will be enormous as more than 11,000 workers who...

GREECE GENERAL ELECTION JULY 7th –after 4 years of EU-imposed austerity...

A GENERAL election is to be held in Greece on Sunday 7th July with the right-wing New Democracy party seemingly heading for a comfortable...

Government Cuts Forcing Closure Of Children’s Hospices!

NHS and local council cuts are hitting lifeline care for seriously ill children, a survey of 27 children’s hospices in England carried out by...

Only UK rulers back up US accusations against Iran

TO DATE the UK is the only major diplomatic power to support the American accusations against Iran. As the British opposition Labour Party, in addition...

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NEW GP CONTRACT – it introduces American...

THE TITLE of the new GP contract is ‘Investment and evolution: A five-year framework for GP contract reform to implement the NHS Long Term...

25.9 million refugees – 70.8 million displaced says Global Trends report...

YET AGAIN, wars, violence and persecution have driven record numbers of people from their homes worldwide, according to the latest annual study released yesterday...

‘What we are seeing is a naked, brutal form of capitalism’...

‘WHAT WE’RE seeing is really a naked brutal form of capitalism where people’s lives are expendable,’ says University of Western Cape Professor Ruth Hall...

Zane Gbangbola–tragically killed by Hydrogen Cyanide – implications for Grenfell toxicity...

News Line is pleased to reproduce a heartbreaking and moving account of a single family’s call for justice and their support for the families...

General Strike In Palestine Against Bahrain Conference

PALESTINIAN factions have called for demonstrations and a general strike in protest at an upcoming US-led conference in Bahrain, which centres on Washington’s ‘Deal...

11,000 Residents & Supporters Join Grenfell Silent Walk

MORE than 11,000 local residents and supporters joined last Friday evening’s 2nd Anniversary Silent Walk to commemorate the victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire...

1,000 WORKERS MARCH ON ORGREAVE ANNIVERSARY – Corbyn pledges Labour government...

UP TO A thousand workers from both Yorkshire and across the country marched to the 35th Battle of Orgreave memorial rally on Saturday. They marched...

35 years since Battle of Orgreave!

THOUSANDS of trade unionists and their families will today mark the 1984/85 Miners’ Strike 35th Anniversary at the Annual Orgreave Rally in Sheffield. June 18...

MI5 ‘unlawfully retaining innocent people’s data for years’ says Liberty

THE British security and snoop service MI5 has been unlawfully retaining innocent people’s data for years,’ alleged rights organisation Liberty. ‘It has also failed,’ Liberty...

‘INSULTING KICK IN THE TEETH FOR WINDRUSH GENERATION!’ –David Lammy MP...

AS A PARTING shot and final ‘kick in the teeth’ to the Windrush Generation, Theresa May has awarded a knighthood to the Home Office...