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TUC leaders refuse to call for resignation of Tory government!

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TRADE union leaders were united yesterday in their refusal to call for the resignation of the crisis-ridden Tory government. TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:...

Rail Delivery Group RMT members to strike June 2

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RMT members working for the 14 train companies in the national rail dispute will walk out on Friday June 2. The union found the Rail...

250,000 workers & youth march for Palestine!

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MORE than 250,000 workers, students and youth marched for Palestine through central London on Saturday. The march assembled outside BBC Broadcasting House in Portland Place...

University pickets call for a general strike!

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Over 20,000 staff at scores of universities are striking for five consecutive days this week in their fight for pay and working conditions and...

Museum workers strike across UK

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STAFF from top science museums around the country launched strike action yesterday to demand the Living Wage. The dispute involves tourist attractions, including London’s Science...

Israeli Tanks Mass On Border Fence!

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AS HUNDREDS of Israeli tanks amassed on the border fence ahead of their invasion of Gaza, medical authorities in the Gaza Strip said yesterday...

Gaza residents shocked by massive price rises!

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GAZA residents have been shocked and angered over a steep rise in prices. As the sounds of war quietened with the advent of the first...

NO TO PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES! say 20,000 Greek students and teachers

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TWENTY thousand university and school students, primary and secondary school teachers and universities staff marched through Athens last Thursday in a determined and enthusiastic...

Global Amazon protests and strikes!

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PROTESTS took place worldwide outside Amazon buildings on ‘Black Friday’ yesterday, in the US, UK and across Europe. Black Friday is the busiest online shopping...

Universities strike ballot opens today!

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STRIKE ballots will open at 143 universities across the UK from today in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. The University and College Union...

STOP HEATHROW JOBS BLOODBATH – Unite must call national strike action now!

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‘UNITE must call national strike action now to stop the jobs bloodbath at Heathrow Airport,’ British Airways ground staff worker Jamil Singh told News...

Teachers ready for further strike action from July 3rd

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THE NEU (National Education Union) has written to the Secretary of State for Education ahead of its National Executive meeting on the 17 June. ‘We...

BT Group Votes For Strike Action

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CWU general secretary Dave Ward, announced yesterday at a press conference that a vote for strike action was carried by CWU members in the...

NATIONALISE BRITISH STEEL says Unite trade union

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

Teachers 98% strike vote! – Nationwide strikes on 27th April & 2nd May

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TEACHERS have voted by a massive 98% in favour of strike action to defeat the Tories’ miserable 4.3% pay offer. Commenting on the ballot result...

Johnson puts Navy in charge of repelling refugee dinghies

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THE MILITARY will take charge of the operations targeting refugees and asylum seekers crossing the English Channel in inflatable boats within weeks, the government...

Lgv Drivers Halt Oxford Mini

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PRODUCTION of the MINI at Oxford could be severely disrupted after drivers delivering components voted to go on strike for six days in a...

Teachers battling ‘fire and rehire’ tactic to slash their pensions!

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THE NEU National Education Union’s 2021 Annual Conference yesterday debated calls from members working in the independent sector for a national campaign to protect...

‘Something rotten at the heart of Labour’ – Labour disaffiliation: Bakers to consult members

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THE LEFT-wing Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) yesterday announced the launch of an upcoming membership consultation on whether the trade union should...

RAGE OF WORKERS AND YOUTH THREAT TO GREEK GOVERNMENT – thousands defy police teargas...

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THE RAGE of youth and workers in Greece over last Tuesday’s horrific rail crash is now threatening to overthrow the right-wing government of Prime...

Court case against Johnson dismissed!

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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...

Six million waiting for NHS treatment – Highest since records began

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ALMOST six million people are waiting to have hospital treatment in England, the latest NHS monthly performance statistics revealed yesterday. The number of patients on...

LEBANESE REVOLUTION! – masses opposed to all sectarianism

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HUNDREDS of people have been wounded in Beirut after security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters trying...

‘We are stronger than ever and united like never before’ UCU leader Grady...

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THE UCU (University and College Union) lecturers union held a national rally at the front of Kings Cross Station yesterday, completely taking over the...

No beds! Intensive Care Units at 100% capacity!

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ONE in eight NHS trusts in England did not have a single spare intensive care bed last week, NHS England figures published yesterday revealed. 18...

5% pay rise and £1,000 bonus offer to NHS – will not be recommended...

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A FINAL pay offer for NHS staff in England, including nurses and ambulance workers, was made yesterday. Unite leader Sharon Graham said that Unite...

Dover shutdown threatens supplies – Johnson at loggerheads with Macron to ‘unblock the ports’

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‘I WANT to update everyone on one thing and that is what has been happening at our borders in Dover,’ Tory PM Johnson said...

FBU demands emergency funding – London Fire Brigade is facing £20m cuts

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PM Johnson has been urged to deliver emergency funds to protect London from £20m of fire cuts. The London Fire Brigade faces £20m of cuts...

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

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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....

Upfront fees deter patients – Immigrants denied cancer treatment says BMA

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

Global Markets Total Carnage!

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THE GLOBAL economy nosedived as soon as markets opened yesterday morning with shares around the world haemorrhaging. Once more at the start of US trading,...

Johnson refuses to rule out raising taxation!

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson yesterday refused to rebut his Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s warning in Saturday’s Daily Mail newspaper that ‘very real shortages’ can be...

HEARTBREAKING! – ‘This report expresses the determination of the families’

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REPEATED catastrophic failures at an NHS trust meant that more than 200 babies may have died and that many others were left with life-changing...

Tens of thousands forced into private ‘healthcare’ as Tories set out to torpedo the...

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GOVERNMENT’S refusal to properly finance the NHS has led to desperate people paying thousands of pounds for private treatment. There were 69,000 self-funded treatments in...

Ni Rise – Experienced Nurses Are £935 A Year Worse Off

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THE National Insurance (NI) rise is leaving experienced nurses worse off, even with the proposed pay increase, says the Royal College of Nursing. Responding to...

Junior Doctors Defy Tory Slurs!

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TENS of thousands of junior doctors begin a four-day strike over a 26% erosion in their real-terms pay over the past 15 years, at...

UK economy collapsing – destitution on the rise

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BUSINESS activity in Britain fell for the third consecutive month last month, with economists warning of recession. The S&P Global/CIPS flash services business activity index...

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

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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...

Truss announces crackdown on the rail trade unions

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TORY PM Truss threw down the gauntlet to the TUC at Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons yesterday lunchtime, announcing: ‘We will...

NO PAY RISE IN 5 YEARS! – ASLEF strike expands

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ROLLING strike action and a national overtime ban by ASLEF members expands today, with train drivers employed by Northern and TransPennine Express rail privateers...

£8,000 pay cuts imposed on Heathrow’s workforce!

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HORRIFIC pay cuts of up to £8,000 a year being imposed on thousands of Heathrow airport workers are the cost of eye-watering levels of...

3 Years After Grenfell Fire!

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'IT'S been an absolute outrage that three years later and the Grenfell families still have no justice, and homes are still unsafe,’ Joe Delaney,...

‘It’s Time For A General Strike’ – RMT Pickets Tell News Line

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RMT pickets at Elephant and Castle Underground station were joined by supporters from Unite Community and members of the public yesterday morning. RMT member Ebony...

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

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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...

‘ANTI-CORBYN COUP!’ – WATSON ACCUSED BY McCLUSKEY

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THE CLAMOUR from senior Labour figures, including deputy leader Tom Watson, shadow chancellor John McDonnell and shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, for Labour to...