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Labour hits back after Panorama attack

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‘WE COMPLETELY reject any claim that Labour is anti-Semitic,’ said a Labour Party spokesperson, responding to BBC Panorama’s programme aired on Wednesday evening, attacking...

National action launched to end ‘fire and rehire’ – while Unite suspends RATP...

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THE UNITE union yesterday launched a nationwide campaign to ‘end the growing practice of fire and rehire’ through a programme of strike action alongside...

Easyjet Pilots Will Fight For Every Job – Balpa

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MORE than 2,000 easyJet pilots (99.9%) have voted overwhelmingly to express no confidence in the company’s Chief Operations Officer, Peter Bellew. BALPA, which organised the...

Balham PCS Strike Ballot Is Called!

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STAFF at Balham benefit centre are being balloted for strike action having been told that their office is due to close on 31 December. This...

JOBS COLLAPSE – worst unemployment since crash

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THE NUMBER of jobs collapsed by 220,000 on the quarter, said the Office for National Statistics yesterday – the largest quarterly decrease since May...

Remain MPs move to block no deal Brexit

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

JUDGE LABOUR ON CHANGE IT DELIVERS – says Corbyn

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

Netanyahu orders 800 new settlement units!

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ISRAELI PM Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday approved 800 new illegal settlement units in the West Bank, determined to drive through the mass expansion while Trump...

Grenfell residents give evidence to the Inquiry – ‘We were treated as sub citizens’...

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THE GRENFELL Tower fire Inquiry heard from the residents themselves yesterday including Lee Chapman the secretary of the leaseholders association who had repeatedly raised...

Demonstrate April 1 15% for all NHS staff

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PEOPLE across the country are being asked to put colourful posters in their windows in support of a proper NHS pay rise, in a...

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

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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...

Trump Supporter Shot Dead In Portland

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A MAN was shot dead in Portland, Oregon as a large demonstration of supporters of President Trump clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters. The city...

Lib Dems Dump Hs2 Policy To Win Tory Seat!

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THE Lib Dems have pulled off another opportunist by-election victory, overturning a 16,000 Tory majority in a seat that has always voted Conservative. They did...

Unite launch nine-day ‘ghost strike’ against 24% pay cut

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BRITISH Airways Cargo workers begin nine days of strike action on Christmas Day, however their union, Unite, has called off all pickets. Under BA’s fire...

‘We must come together to stop no-deal’ – says Labour leader Corbyn

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‘WE MUST come together to stop no-deal. This week could be the last chance. We are working with other parties to do everything necessary...

Suspend Ofsted inspections demands teachers union NEU – Exams for 2021 cancelled in Wales...

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‘SUSPEND Ofsted inspections’ demanded Dr Mary Bousted, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union (NEU) yesterday, responding to Ofsted’s second report into the...

Grenfell–‘Companies Killed 72 People!’

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THE COMPANIES that carried out the Grenfell Tower refurbishment killed 72 people ‘just as surely as if they had taken careful aim with a...

Myanmar Embassy in London – SEIZED BY MILITARY JUNTA

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THE MYANMAR military authorities have seized control of the embassy, leaving the ambassador out in the street and forcing him to sleep in his...

Labour vows to fight for Remain!

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LABOUR is now promising to campaign for Remain in any new EU referendum against ‘no deal or a damaging Tory Brexit’. The shift in Labour’s...

‘Our NHS is not for sale to the US!’ – Corbyn tells anti-Trump rally

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‘THIS SHOULD not be a debate about how we go forward with a no deal Brexit and at the same time offering up our...

Corbyn Attacks ‘No Deal’ Brexit At Tuc Conference!

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LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn made a ‘project fear’ speech at the TUC in Brighton yesterday, in which he described a No-Deal Brexit as a...

Opposition leaders meeting to stop Brexit breaks up! – Javid insists on 31st...

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LABOUR moved a step closer to forming a national government yesterday with the Scottish and Welsh nationalists, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens all...

British Gas engineers strike as bosses carry out ‘fire & rehire’

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FORTY striking pickets gathered at the Gas Training Centre in Dartford yesterday, to protest against the ‘Fire and Rehire’ policy of Centrica, who now...

Brexit: ‘There Is Pathway To Deal’

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THERE are ‘many issues’ still to be resolved before a Brexit agreement can be reached, Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said, as talks continued yesterday. He...

Banbury Workers Battle ‘Fire & Rehire’

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WORKERS at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury are ramping up pressure in the ‘fire and rehire’ struggle with a protest on Saturday (1...

ICC MUST HOLD THE ISRAELI LEADERS AND SOLDIERS ACCOUNTABLE! says Human Rights Monitor

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A NEW report documenting several violations of international humanitarian law committed by Israel during its recent military attack on the Gaza Strip from 10-21...

Staff On Terminal Covid Ward Were ‘Denied Ppe’

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STAFF working on a ward for terminal coronavirus patients were denied Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) despite having to bag up 185 bodies in just...

Unite and GMB surrender to BA and mass sackings!

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BOTH the Unite and GMB trade unions have given up the fight to halt the mass sackings organised by British Airways, centring on Heathrow...

Virgin to axe 3,150 jobs! – and permanently leave Gatwick

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VIRGIN Atlantic is to cut a third of its staff in the UK and will keep its operation at Gatwick closed in response to...

NHS pay fury at 3% pay rise – unions consider strikes

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HEALTH workers, furious about the government’s offer of a below-inflation 3% pay deal are to be consulted by their unions, the BMA, RCM, RCN,...

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...

‘No immunity for Grenfell companies’ – demands FBU member Lucy Masoud

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‘NO ONE should be immune from prosecution. The firefighters certainly weren’t and the manufacturers of the cladding definitely should not be,’ Lucy Masoud FBU...

Harland & Wolff in administration

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

There are 10,000 medical vacancies

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THE BMA doctors trade union has responded to data on NHS vacancies, GP workforce and GP appointments. Responding to the latest quarterly NHS vacancy data,...

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

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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...

Stop arming US police – demands 250,000-strong petition to UK government

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AFTER last Wednesday’s massive march demanding justice for George Floyd, over a quarter of a million people in the UK have intervened in the...

Renationalise Thomas Cook!

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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....

Defend All BA Jobs! No Pay Cuts! Call A National Strike!

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OVER 600 British Airways workers demonstrated outside Heathrow airport yesterday. 42,000 were sacked that day by BA management and will only be re-employed if they...

NHS workers need 15% pay rise now! – TUC must call a general strike...

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UNISON’S campaign for an immediate pay rise for health workers goes up a level this week – with a plea to the public and...

Abbas welcomes 81 UK MPs condemnation of mass evictions

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JERUSALEM – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement has welcomed the letter by 81 British parliamentarians to the UK’s Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, calling...

Coronavirus–10,000 troops on the streets!

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‘OPERATION Broadshare’ has been launched by the military to put 10,000 troops on the streets. The military said that it will work alongside the...

‘SHAME ON YOU TOWER HAMLETS’ – workers fighting mass sackings and wage cutting

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‘TOWER Hamlets, shame on you!’ shouted the 40-strong picket of striking council workers outside Albert Jacob House on Roman Road in east London yesterday...

NHS Bosses Using Election To Gag Staff – Gmb

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NHS bosses are trying to ‘gag’ staff during the general election, GMB Union revealed yesterday, warning that health service workers are being told they...

TORY CRISIS DEEPENS AS SUNAK SET TO BORROW £598bn MORE

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CHANCELLOR Sunak began his Budget speech by drawing attention to the £280 billion already spent on Covid-19 rescue measures saying, ‘I said I would...

‘STOP ISRAEL DISPLACING 500 PALESTINIAN FAMILIES!’ – urges Fatah

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THE Fatah Movement yesterday called upon the United Nations and the UN Security Council to fulfil their legal responsibilities and act against Israel’s imminent...