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Remain MPs move to block no deal Brexit

AN AMENDMENT aimed at blocking any attempt to shut down Parliament to ensure that Brexit is carried out, was passed by a majority of...

Corbyn moves against Brexit! – towards government of national unity

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill asking him to rule out a no-deal Brexit on October 31, reneging on...

BMA & RCGP deny supporting Tory ‘fit notes’ and ESA cuts

THE BRITISH Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have sought to repudiate the claims by the Department of Work...

‘Significant Victory’ For Junior Doctors!

THE BMA doctors’ union has hailed the Court of Appeal ruling on rest breaks as ‘a significant victory for junior doctors’. Commenting on the Court...

3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

DOCTORS TAKE PENSIONS ACTION!–following the lead of the firefighters

AT least a dozen doctors are to take legal action against the government because they believe they were forced to join a pension scheme...

Primary schools are cutting teaching assistants

‘ALMOST a decade of Conservative education cuts has left our children’s future in a perilous state,’ says the GMB trade union. It has responded to...

Hunt announces EU coalition to patrol Gulf

‘COBRA emergency meetings were held this morning and throughout the weekend. We must now take appropriate action to support the safe passage of vessels...

US BEGINS NEW ARMS RACE! – as Senate agrees to spend £1.37 trillion next...

THE US has begun a new arms race with President Trump’s announcement of the US’ formal withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). This...

Speaker Vows To Block ‘No-Deal’!

THE SPEAKER of the House of Commons has said that he will not allow it to be closed down so that the UK can...

LOTHIAN PAYING £1.4m A MONTH FOR HOSPITAL IT CANNOT USE!

A health board is paying over a million pounds a month to a private consortium for a hospital it cannot use. The new children’s hospital...

‘We’ll do everything to avoid “No Deal” exit from EU’ says Corbyn

LABOUR leader Corbyn, appearing on the Sophy Ridge show on Sunday yesterday, was asked: ‘Can you guarantee that you’ll call a confidence motion before...

‘INVESTIGATE CIVIL SERVICE!’ – demands McCluskey after state attack on Corbyn

UNITE leader Len McCluskey yesterday demanded an investigation into claims made by two journalists in an article in The Times newspaper that senior civil...

Countdown to March 29th

PRIME Minister Theresa May has written to the European Union to ask for a three-month delay to Brexit. The UK is leaving the EU next...

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...

NHS Trust withholds rent over fire safety – Patients evacuated from two wards

CORNWALL Partnership Foundation Trust is withholding rent payments to NHS Property Services to force it to take urgent action over fire safety. Patients have had...

NO FIRE ESCAPE! Tory fire safety guidance fails

NEW GOVERNMENT fire safety guidance fails to include escape plans, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) warned yesterday. RIBA insist that the government’s guidance...

Ryanair Pilots Down Tools!

RYANAIR pilots have downed tools today causing huge cost to the company after Ryanair managers again refused to enter talks to end the long...

Maduro condemns us energy war

VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro says the United States has declared an ‘electric energy war’ against his country amid a widespread blackout that has left...

MAY GOES TO GROUND! – Johnson & Gove are battling for her job

PM MAY was holed up in crisis talks with senior Tories including Boris Johnson and Michael Gove at Chequers yesterday, with rumours that a...

‘Conspiracy to rape’ – Victims of spy cops indict the state

WOMEN who found out their partners were undercover police spies insisted yesterday that they are the ‘victims of a conspiracy to rape’ by the...

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...

MAY SURRENDERS! READY FOR EU ELECTIONS! – Pledges to carry out indicative ballot

ON FRIDAY, PM May wrote a grovelling surrender letter of complete capitulation to the EU President Donald Tusk, in which she agreed that the...

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...

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...

Decanted families warehoused in office blocks

FAMILIES are being ‘warehoused’ inside an office block in Harlow, Essex after being decanted from their local boroughs, with tenants forced to eat, drink...

POMPEO VISITS LONDON – after Iran suspends nuclear deal

IRAN has suspended its commitments under the 2015 international nuclear deal, a year after it was ripped up by President Trump. President Hassan Rouhani said...

Ford’s Bridgend closure ‘a hammer blow’– GMB

‘WE’RE HUGELY shocked by today’s announcement. It’s a real hammer blow for the Welsh economy and the community in Bridgend,’ GMB’s Regional Organiser Jeff...

Harland & Wolff in administration

WORKERS vowed to continue their occupation and stop the closure of Harland and Wolff shipbuilding industry in Belfast, after the yard went into administration...

No To Cheap Labour Teachers!

TWO TEACHING unions have strongly criticised a minimum wage internship for teachers run by Stranmillis University College in Belfast. The NASUWT said the scheme should...

Darroch quits – ‘thrown under a bus by Johnson’ say ‘Remainers’

SIR Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, amid the row over leaked emails that lampooned President Trump’s administration, and threatened...

Warrington NHS Trust Cancels ‘Privatisation From Within’ Plan

THE WARRINGTON and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been forced by an enormous outburst of mass anger to cancel a scheme allowing patients...

‘LEAVE NOW’ DEMAND MAY’S MPs – as Tory split widens

DURING the House of Commons Prime Ministers Questions yesterday, both Tory PM May and Labour leader Corbyn avoided the burning issue of the hour,...

PROBATION PRIVATISATION COSTS ELECTORS £500m!

THE CRISIS caused by the privatisation of the probation system in England and Wales has cost taxpayers almost £500m, the government’s National Audit Office...

Hezbollah banned

LEBANON’S Hezbollah has been banned by the UK in its entirety, Tory Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced yesterday. The Lebanon-based...

REJECT JUNIOR DOCTORS CONTRACT! – says the Doctors’ Association

THE Doctors’ Association (DAUK) has refused to endorse the junior doctor contract deal agreed by the BMA and the government, warning that some members...

RELEASE MIGUEL ROLDAN! –Spanish firefighter faces jail for rescuing refugees

UK FIREFIGHTERS protested outside the Italian embassy in London on Thursday in support of a Spanish firefighter facing prison for rescuing refugees....

No fire cover at night in Surrey!

SURREY County Council has announced shocking plans to shut three fire stations at night, axe 70 firefighters’ jobs and halve the fire cover at...

McDonnell courts nationalists – and vows to defend Corbyn

LABOUR shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has thrown a political bomb into the middle of the Labour Party with his pledge to the Scottish Nationalists...

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...

Harland & Wolff occupied!

SHIPBUILDERS have occupied the Harland & Wolff site in Belfast, closing the gates and refusing to leave, with their unions GMB and Unite demanding...

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...

LABOUR READY FOR EU SELL-OUT – as Watson prepares for EU elections

TORY Justice Secretary David Gauke indicated yesterday that besieged PM May will seek to put her Withdrawal Agreement with a permanent Customs Union tagged...

Speaker rules out 3rd vote on May’s deal! – UK must leave EU March...

‘WHAT the government cannot legitimately do is to re-submit to the House the same proposition, or substantially the same proposition as that of last...

Upfront fees deter patients – Immigrants denied cancer treatment says BMA

PATIENTS from other countries are failing to get the urgent cancer treatment they need, because of upfront fees. These fees are ‘deterring immigrants from...