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University staff step up struggle

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MORE WORKERS at 74 universities across the country joined the strike yesterday as students also came out onto the picket lines to support their...

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

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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...

TORIES BREAKING APART! – Gove suspected of an anti-Johnson plot

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SENIOR Tories sought to deny that the Tory government is breaking apart yesterday, with former Brexit Secretary David Davis congratulating PM Boris Johnson for...

SUSPENSION OF PARLIAMENT – ‘a political judgement’ says Eadie QC

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THE suspension of Parliament is ‘the territory of political judgements not legal standards’, the Tory government’s lawyer told the Supreme Court yesterday. The court is...

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...

Yellow Vests travel to UK to support Assange

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AN EIGHTY-strong coachload of Yellow Vest protesters came over from France to join the demonstration outside Westminster Magistrates Court yesterday morning demanding WikiLeaks founder...

Junior doctors out of their depth – Forced to make end-of-life decisions during pandemic

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MANY junior doctors feel out of their depth with the end-of-life decisions faced during Covid-19 pandemic In normal times, end-of-life care discussions are most commonly...

Corbyn moves against Brexit! – towards government of national unity

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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...

Tories are driven back over schools opening!

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THE PLAN for all primary school years in England to go back to school before the end of term has been dropped by the...

Johnson imposes local lockdowns!

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TORY PM Johnson announced severe restrictions to be imposed on Liverpool yesterday to try to tackle the coronavirus crisis. He said he supported the Metro...

No to ‘Son of a Dog’ Trump’s deal – Abbas

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PALESTINIAN President Mahmoud Abbas has firmly rejected President Donald Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ the details of which were announced yesterday evening. Abbas said: ‘Trump...

2021 – Year For World Revolution!

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New Year statement by the News Line Editorial Board THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2021 to all our readers, and to...

3 Years Of Guards Strikes

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HUNDREDS of train workers rallied in Euston yesterday to mark three years of the guards strike, the longest in modern history, which has begun...

Both EU and US sending coalitions to Gulf!

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EIGHT EU nations: France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Portugual will support a European-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz,...

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...

Speaker blocks vote on Brexit deal – Parliamentary Committee to investigate his impartiality!

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AS EXPECTED, the Speaker of the House John Bercow yesterday blocked Parliament from voting on the new Brexit deal with the EU. Announcing his judgement...

Unions unite to defend RIGHT TO STRIKE!

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OVER one hundred RMT members, along with members of the PCS, UCU and Unite rallied outside Parliament yesterday to defend the right to strike. This...

PM’s top advisor Cummings refuses to quit

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‘I KNOW that the British people hate the idea of unfairness. People like me who make the rules should be accountable for their actions,’...

POMPEO VISITS LONDON – after Iran suspends nuclear deal

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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...

Unite – Significant Victory For The Lower Paid!

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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...

School nurses and health visitors – County Durham swings axe!

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THE THREAT to cut health visitor and community nurse jobs in County Durham, while Covid-19 is still widespread, was branded as ‘incomprehensible’ by the...

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...

PROBATION PRIVATISATION COSTS ELECTORS £500m!

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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...

Debt will bring ‘nasty surprises!’ – Chancellor Sunak gets a warning

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WITH MILLIONS of new Universal Credit claimants expected when the Tory ‘job retention’, or ‘furlough’, scheme ends over the next three months, the government...

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

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

HOTEL QUARANTINE – Pay £1,750 for ten days or fined £10,000 – Lie on...

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ANYONE who has visited one of the red list countries and who fails to quarantine in a government-designated hotel faces a fine of up...

Grenfell families rehoused in ‘high fire-risk’ building

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KENSINGTON and Chelsea council have re-housed Grenfell survivors and their families in a block found to have a ‘high risk’ of fire! A fire risk...

Tories Forced Back On Ealing & Charing Cross NHS Cuts

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The TORY government has been forced to back down over its hated ‘Shaping a Healthier Future’ (SaHF) NHS cuts and closure programme in north...

‘Sleepwalking towards another catastrophe’ – FBU statement marking 2 years since Grenfell fire

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‘WE RISK sleepwalking into another catastrophic loss of life. We demand urgent action from the government to ensure that the events of Grenfell Tower...

‘Do not resuscitate’ care homes scandal – Professor Leary demands investigation

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A STARTLING new report published by the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) states that during the peak of the pandemic people in care homes were...

Bring All Airport Workers Out Now!

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FOUR thousand Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) Unite members came out on strike yesterday, with many demanding that the action should be united with British...

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

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

Top Bosses Earn 120 Times A Worker’s Wage!

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THE HIGH Pay Centre’s ‘High Pay Day’ research, published Wednesday, is evidence that the government must rebalance the economy after Covid-19 to make it...

G4S driven out of immigration!

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PRIVATE firm G4S has been forced out of the immigration sector it was announced yesterday after the scandal at detention centre Brook House in...

NISSAN WILL SACK 12,500! Sunderland’s future hangs in the balance!

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NISSAN is to cut 12,500 jobs worldwide as it reduces its production capacity and the number of models it produces by 10% by the...

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...

Corbyn ‘sorry’ for big losses

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

Pandemic 2018 simulation warnings totally ignored!

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AN EXERCISE simulating a coronavirus outbreak in Scotland, which was shared with a UK government advisory group in 2018, showed a ‘clear gap’ in...

‘DON’T SIGN NEW CONTRACTS! say Unite Groundstaff

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THE GMB has accused BA of bad faith. Claims of ‘significant progress’ in a leaked letter from British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz mask...

‘Trump is behind drive to extradite Assange’ – says US lawyer alleging Trump wants...

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US PRESIDENT Trump is behind the politically motivated prosecution of Julian Assange who he said should receive the death penalty, it was alleged by...

‘The World Must Act Now Or Never For A Palestinian State’

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FATAH issued a warning yesterday that the annexation issue is still a dangerously imminent issue on the table. In a statement, the movement cautioned that...

Labour Woos Democratic Unionists!

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LABOUR’S Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer appeared on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday to urge the Democratic Unionist Party to join Labour in...

‘No choice but to fight BT sackings!’ – Allan Eldred CWU National Officer

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THE DEVASTATING ramifications for BT employees of the brutal new management approach sweeping across BT is not just illustrated by the scores of compulsory...

Duncan Smith Condemns The May EU Elections!

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FORMER Tory Party leader Iain Duncan Smith called for Prime Minister Theresa May to quit before the European elections in May. Appearing on Sky’s Sophy...

‘Unprecedented economic uncertainty in the UK’ BoE

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BANK of England (BoE) boss Andrew Bailey has said the UK faces ‘an unprecedented level of economic uncertainty.’ Britain’s economy shrank by 20% in the...