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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...

G4S driven out of immigration!

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

35,000 gather at Marble Arch – BLACK LIVES MATTER!

35,000 WORKERS and youth rallied yesterday at Marble Arch, Speakers Corner, to insist that ‘Black Lives Matter’ and give their 100% support to the...

Points-based immigration system launched!

TORY Home Secretary Priti Patel launched the UK’s first ‘points-based immigration system’ yesterday. The new system will come into force on New Year’s Day, immediately...

May Preparing Indicative Votes To Try & Smash Brexit

10 DOWNING Street is preparing to allow parliament to vote on seven alternative EU options next week amid their growing fears that PM May...

Sixth Forms strike: ‘urgent funds now!’

A LONDON march and rally marking the fifth day of strike action in over 30 Sixth Form Colleges took place yesterday, with union leaders...

1,000 face eviction during lockdown!

CITIZENS Advice (CA) has confirmed that in the two months since the lockdown began it has helped over 10,000 people with issues related to...

450 jobs axed at BBC

FOUR hundred and fifty jobs are to be axed at the BBC, it was announced yesterday. The cuts include the closure of the Victoria Derbyshire...

We will leave EU ‘deal or no deal’ – Johnson

TORY PM Boris Johnson yesterday confirmed that if all attempts to get a deal with the EU fail then he is prepared leave the...

BMA’s Nagpaul opposes PM’s plan to ease the ‘lockdown!’

‘THE Government has five tests it has said must be met to ease lockdown – the first of which is “making sure the NHS...

FLYBE BUST! Tories to blame – BALPA

‘FLYBE staff feel disgusted at this betrayal and these broken promises,’ pilots union BALPA General Secretary Brian Strutton said yesterday as the news broke...

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...

50 Italian Doctors Dead!

THE DEATHS of more than 50 doctors from Covid-19 in Italy must serve as an ‘urgent warning’ to British government on PPE supply. The BMA...

Anti-racist protesters who deface statues could get 10 years under Tory legislation!

ANTI-RACISM protesters who tear down, ‘deface’ or graffiti statues and monuments to imperialism face jail sentences of up to 10 years under a forthcoming...

‘EVERYTHING DEPENDS ON EU!’ – says Labour’s shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott

LABOUR, the LibDems, the SNP and pro-Remain Tories are set to vote against the government holding a 12th December General Election in the House...

Easyjet Pilots Will Fight For Every Job – Balpa

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...

Tories announce £330bn bailout for big business

TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday unveiled a multi-billion bailout for big businesses in light of the coronavirus crisis. Speaking at the daily press conference Sunak...

6th Form strikes escalating

ON THE EVE of budget day, National Education Union members working in 34 sixth form colleges walked out demanding more funding as colleges have...

3-day week looms! JCB cuts 4,000 workers’ hours

DIGGER manufacturer JCB is cutting production and working hours in the UK as it faces a shortage of components from China due to the...

RIFKIND VOWS TO BRING DOWN JOHNSON – admits he has no powers over China

FORMER Tory Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind spoke out in support of bringing down the Johnson government to prevent a no-deal Brexit yesterday. Appearing on the...

BA Effectively Sacks 42,000!

UNITE yesterday welcomed a Scottish parliament motion lodged by Neil Findlay MSP drawing attention to the crisis facing BA workers. The company has served BA...

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

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

Parliament – special Brexit sitting October 19th!

MPs have been called to Parliament for a special Saturday sitting on 19th October, following a meeting of the EU’s EC on Friday which...

‘We’ll step up our struggle!’ – vow Iraqi protesters after 5 killed

AT LEAST five demonstrators have been killed in Baghdad, Karbala and Baqubah in Iraq as security forces opened fire on the mass protest of...

British Gas Staff Reject Boss’s Obscene Rise

THE Unite and GMB trade unions have called on Ford to come clean over the future of its UK operations. They are warning that its...

Bid To Prevent EU Withdrawal Voting Fails!

SCOTLAND’S highest civil court on Friday dismissed a legal bid to stop the UK government from seeking to pass its proposed EU withdrawal agreement...

Youth are marching against capitalism!

OVER 10,000 school youth from around the South East of England descended on London’s Parliament Square yesterday shouting: ‘Solution not pollution! We want change!’...

‘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...

Iran & Iraq united against US attack

THE US ATTACK on Iran and Iraq will cement the unity of the two countries, Iranian President Rouhani said in a phone call with...

Sinn Féin win 37 seats in Irish election!

SINN Féin was celebrating the results of the Irish elections yesterday which saw them as the second biggest party, winning 37 seats – an...

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...

TORY MPs BOYCOTT CORBYN MEETING

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn convened a meeting yesterday with opposition MPs from the Liberal Democrats, Scottish Nationalists, Greens, Plaid Cymru and Change UK ‘independents’...

36,876 paid less than minimum wage in Scotland!

NEARLY 37,000 people in Scotland were paid less than the statutory minimum wage last year, while employers across the UK owe workers an average...

‘Renationalise water now!’

‘RENATIONALISE the water industry,’ demanded GMB water workers from around the country, demonstrating outside the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) yesterday...

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...

‘WE MUST GET ON WITH BREXIT’ – TUC delegates tell WRP-YS lobbyists

LARGE numbers of TUC delegates in Brighton yesterday stopped at the 60-strong WRP and Young Socialists lobby to say that they want the TUC...

Unite-Gmb Appeal To Tories To Save Workers’ Jobs!

THE UNITE and GMB trade unions have appealed to the government to announce a bespoke financial package to save the beleaguered aviation industry. The two...

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...

NHS PORTERS AT RISK – transporting the dead in sheets as body bags...

NHS PORTERS at Epsom and St Helier Trust, not only have very ‘flimsy’ Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) but they are being forced to transport...

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...

‘All NHS workers & their families must be tested!’ – demands BMA chair Dr...

‘ALL health workers and their families must be tested immediately,’ Chair of the Council of the British Medical Association and GP Dr Chaand Nagpaul...

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

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

Ban zero hours! – New figures show massive rise

‘ENOUGH is enough, it’s time to follow the successful policies of other countries and ban these contracts once and for all,’ GMB’s Tim Roache...

Pupils miss out! Primary schools at bursting point

PARENTS found out yesterday if their child got into the primary school of their choice, while at their annual conference, the National Education Union...

Suspend inquiry unless panellist immediately replaced say Grenfell campaigners

THE SECOND phase of the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower Fire began yesterday with families and friends of the 72 men, women and children...