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‘Bring companies guilty of corporate murder to justice’

ONE HUNDRED and forty four workers have lost their lives while on the job in 2017-18, with the GMB at its Annual Conference in...

NATIONALISE BRITISH STEEL says Unite trade union

THE UNITE trade union yesterday urged ministers to take British Steel into public control if a deal cannot be struck between owners Greybull, its...

General strike sparked by demolitions in Palestine!

A General strike was held in Rahat City in southern Israel yesterday, against Israel’s rampant demolitions of Palestinian homes in Israel. Israeli bulldozers demolished two...

RMT East Mids Strike Is On

THE RMT East Midlands Trains (EMT) strike is to go ahead on Saturday after the company bosses snubbed talks. The dispute is over EMT management’s...

Another 10,000 to be driven onto UC – After Rudd drives through legislation with...

AS OF TODAY, ten thousand people on the old benefits system will be forced onto Universal Credit (UC) in a ‘pilot study’ in Harrogate,...

Court case against Johnson dismissed!

YESTERDAY the judge of the Court of Session, Scotland’s highest court, ruled that Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson had no case to answer and...

STOP SPYING ON WORKERS – demands GMB after Churchill ‘location tracking’

Churchill Security is based in Chorley and employs more than 160 people in the UK, including Cardiff Bay, Cheltenham, Watford, Milton Keynes, Bromley, Abingdon...

STOP NO-DEAL BREXIT ‘BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY!’ – urges John McDonnell and Shami...

LABOUR Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Shadow Attorney General Shami Chakrabarti yesterday called for uniting with ‘moderate’ Tory MPs to stop a no-deal Brexit...

BEIS 3-day strike – ‘We demand Living Wage!’

OUTSOURCED workers, who provide catering and cleaning services in government offices, took the first of three days of strike yesterday demanding the London Living...

‘Free Sudanese journalist Sadiq Rizaigi now!’ – NUJ

‘SUDANESE generals must free journalist Sadiq Rizaigi now!’ the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the UK and Ireland demanded yesterday joining calls from...

PLO slams US-sponsored Bahrain conference

THE PALESTINE Liberation Organisation (PLO) issued a statement slamming the US-sponsored conference in Bahrain on its second and final day yesterday: ‘The PLO Executive Committee...

Palestine and Lebanon erupt as Bahrain conference opens ‘US conference is to plan Gaza/West...

THE FUTURE of Palestine cannot be drawn up by the White House, Jared Kushner or anyone else, Palestinian presidential spokesman Abu Rudeineh insisted in...

Tories in a crisis over state attack on Corbyn

THE REVELATION that senior British civil servants have been briefing the capitalist press that Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn is too sick and unfit to...

Students unite with staff in pension battle

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with the University and College Union (UCU) in the fight for fair pay and...

China Hits Back At US Trade!

China launched countermeasures against the United States’ trade war attacks yesterday, with the Chinese People’s Daily saying that Beijing ‘will never waver in its...

Flammable wooden cladding found on 20 blocks!

AN URGENT investigation has found that there are at least 20 housing blocks using the same wooden cladding and wooden structure as the block...

Corbyn’s position: EU deal or Remain but no Brexit!

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn presented his position on Brexit yesterday in which a deal with the EU or Remain are the only options and...

Renationalise Thomas Cook!

NINE thousand Thomas Cook workers lost their jobs yesterday with a further 20,000 threatened across Europe as the company, founded in 1841, went bust....

Parliament to forcibly evict Westminster rough sleepers

HOMELESS people are to be forcibly evicted from the Westminister underpass, which leads to Parliament, by installing rolldown shutters blocking the shelter off. In December...

Hancock Refuses To Sign To Reopen Ealing Maternity!

EALING SOUTHALL WRP candidate Hassan Zulkifal confronted Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock outside Ealing Hospital yesterday morning. Hancock claimed: ‘We’ve saved the A&E and now...

‘Grenfell Tower was a death trap before any firefighter arrived!’ – says Matt Wrack...

MATT WRACK, the FBU general secretary, said yesterday in response to the Grenfell Tower inquiry phase one report: ‘The Inquiry’s interim report must finally...

Williamson readmitted to the Labour Party – split widens as 90 MPs oppose his...

LABOUR MP Chris Williamson was allowed back into the party yesterday morning after an investigation into comments he made about the party’s handling of...

Social housing landlords deny homeless access to properties

HOMELESS people are being routinely ‘screened out’ and denied access to social housing by social landlords because they are deemed ‘too poor or vulnerable...

JUDGE LABOUR ON CHANGE IT DELIVERS – says Corbyn

IN a speech in Telford yesterday, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, urged that ‘his government’ should be judged on the ‘real change’...

World Climate Strike!

MILLIONS of youth supported by trade unionists walked out of their schools, colleges and universities yesterday, in one hundred and fifty countries across the...

MAY QUITS! Now bring down Tories

AT 10:36 yesterday morning PM May announced that she will resign as PM on June 7. She said: ‘I have agreed with the Party Chairman...

Corbyn woos CBI bosses

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn began his speech to the CBI yesterday by declaring his loyalty and enthusiasm for business. He said: ‘And if a Labour...

‘MAY’S TIME HAS RUN OUT!’ – Corbyn calls for general election

TORY PM Theresa May’s ‘time has run out,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Parliament yesterday. He added: ‘She no longer has the authority to offer...

EU tightens the screw! – Johnson dumps ‘do or die’

EU ambassadors yesterday agreed to delay Brexit, but will not make a decision on a new deadline date until next Monday, just three days...

Dr Bawa-Garba victory –‘a defining moment’

DR BAWA-GARBA’s victory, in reversing the General Medical Council’s decision to strike her off the medical register over the death of a patient was...

Johnson starts to do a ‘May!’

EUROPEAN Council President Donald Tusk has said he has received ‘promising signals’ from Irish PM Leo Varadkar that a Brexit deal is still possible. His...

Johnson Hopes That ‘EU Friends Will Compromise’

A WEAKER than usual Boris Johnson broke with the pre-speech propaganda that he would take a very defiant ‘do or die’ stance on leaving...

Second referendum amendment defeated

AMENDMENT H calling for a second referendum was resoundingly defeated in parliament last night by 249 votes, with just 85 MPs voting for and...

TORIES HAVE NO PLAN! – Marr asks if Labour would accept Bercow as PM

BREXIT Secretary Stephen Barclay made clear to the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday that the Johnson Tory government has no ‘cunning plan’ to avoid...

West Bank Explodes As Abu Diyak Dies In Israeli Jail!

HEEDING the calls by political factions, mainly President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement, thousands of Palestinians rallied in several West Bank city centres to protest...

INTERSERVE HANDED £660m MONTHS BEFORE COLLAPSE!

INTERSERVE was handed £660 million worth of public contracts in the months before facing collapse, GMB Union has revealed. The company is set to go...

Corbyn ‘sorry’ for big losses

BOTH Labour and Tory parties have faced rejection at the ballot box in the English council elections over their Brexit betrayal, with smaller parties...

Corbyn calls for Customs Union and Single Market

‘IT IS TIME for Parliament to take control,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday, responding to Tory PM May’s statement to Parliament on the...

‘We are here for as long as it takes!’ say defiant Harland and Wolff...

HUNDREDS of workers joined yesterday’s Harland and Wolff Rally in Belfast, with speakers reiterating their demand for the renationalisation of the shipyard. Unite Regional Coordinating...

Nationwide university pensions battle!

OVER 50,000 university staff at 69 universities are currently balloting for a nationwide strike over an attack on their pensions – which means they...

Unite – Significant Victory For The Lower Paid!

UNITE has secured a significant victory on behalf of low-paid cleaners employed by outsourcing giant Mitie at Heathrow airport. The mainly migrant workforce whose first...

Labour is to immediately recognise Palestinian state

LABOUR’S Manifesto declares that it will ‘Immediately recognise the State of Palestine.’ It adds that Labour will ‘Introduce a War Powers Act to ensure that...

May’s ‘Insulting’ Pay Offer!

TWO million out of five million public sector workers are set to get a £2bn ‘below-inflation pay rise’ as one of PM May’s final...

Chronically ill thrown off benefits – because GPs ‘misled’ by DWP

PATIENTS suffering from serious and chronic illnesses have been driven to the brink of homlessness after being declared ‘fit-for-work’ and thrown off their benefits....

Supreme Court rules proroguing ‘unlawful’

THE SUPREME Court yesterday openly sided with a Parliament full of Remainers condemning the proroguing of Parliament by Tory PM Boris Johnson as completely...