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3-quarters of medium-rises use combustible material!

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THREE-QUARTERS of cladding systems on new medium-rise buildings use combustible materials, data show. These include 76 schools, 25 hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and older people’s...

TORIES SPLIT – Johnson faces revolt over new restrictions

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‘I WANT to see this community testing which has been successful in Liverpool rolled out right across the tier three areas, as much as...

‘We are meeting at the point of a worldwide explosion of capitalism’ – says...

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‘WE ARE meeting today in a period where the world crisis of capitalism has reached the point of explosion,’ All Trades Unions Alliance National...

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

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

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...

Get out of the EU now! – RMT’s Cash tells May Day rally

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‘GET OUT of the EU now,’ RMT general secretary Mick Cash told the May Day rally in Trafalgar Square at the end of the...

Tories in a crisis over state attack on Corbyn

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THE REVELATION that senior British civil servants have been briefing the capitalist press that Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn is too sick and unfit to...

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...

South London 48-hr bus strike over pay

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STRONG pickets gathered yesterday morning outside three of the four South London bus garages who voted for strike action as part of the 48-hour...

Corbyn woos CBI bosses

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LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn began his speech to the CBI yesterday by declaring his loyalty and enthusiasm for business. He said: ‘And if a Labour...

Windrush victim wins right to unite her family – High Court rules Home...

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THE HIGH COURT ruled yesterday that the Home Office unlawfully prevented the family of Trinidadian national Lynda Mahabir, who came to the UK aged...

Leicester faces localised lock-down!

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HOME SECRETARY Priti Patel yesterday warned that the city of Leicester may be facing a localised lockdown after a rise in coronavirus cases. She said...

Starmer Joins Hammond For Anti-Brexit Coup!

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LABOUR’S Shadow Brexit Secretary, Keir Starmer, yesterday welcomed Tory Chancellor Philip Hammond’s announcement on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show that he will resign on...

FLYBE BUST! Tories to blame – BALPA

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

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....

Ventilator Rationing!

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VENTILATORS are to be rationed, using tactics employed on the battlefield, where army medics choose who to treat and who to leave to bleed...

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

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

Johnson’s brother stabs him in back

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TORY PM Boris Johnson’s brother Jo Johnson has quit as Tory MP and minister yesterday, saying he is ‘torn between family loyalty and the...

All restrictions to be lifted a month early! – announces Johnson despite Covid deaths...

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‘IT IS MY expectation that we will be able to end the last domestic restrictions, including the legal requirement to self-isolate if you test...

Johnson puts UK military at the disposal of Zelensky!

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TORY PM Johnson visited the Ukrainian capital on Saturday and walked through the deserted streets of Kiev alongside President Volodymyr Zelensky, flanked by machine...

Military Testing In Three Towns!

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THREE UK towns are to have hundreds of British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force military personnel mobilised onto their streets organising mass...

No To Cheap Labour Teachers!

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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...

PM HELD ILLEGAL DRINKS PARTY – while millions were under lockdown

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PM JOHNSON yesterday apologised for attending an illegal drinks party in the Downing Street garden while millions of people were under lockdown, and making...

‘A KICK IN THE TEETH FOR PASSENGERS!’ – TSSA condemns above inflation fare...

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TSSA rail union General Secretary, Manuel Cortes, has rounded on the Government over plans for an inflation-busting rail fares increase in England next year...

£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...

2,450 sacked by email – 214 Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton shops shut

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TORY PM Johnson must wait until there are fewer than 1,000 Covid infections a day before lifting lockdown, NHS bosses and scientists have warned. The...

‘A tragic milestone’ says Johnson as death toll passes 150,000!

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PM JOHNSON shed crocodile tears on Saturday as UK Covid-19 fatalities passed the 150,000 mark, with the BMA doctors’ union warning that ‘still the...

Met Police accused of ‘institutional corruption’ – over murder of Daniel Morgan

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AN independent panel has accused the Metropolitan Police of ‘a form of institutional corruption’ for concealing or denying failings over the unsolved murder of...

‘It is illegal to leave home and travel abroad for leisure purposes!’

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‘WE MUST take additional steps to strengthen our borders,’ said Tory PM Johnson in Parliament yesterday, outlining the new Hotel Quarantine system. The system means...

GRENFELL CRISIS – 88 claimants refuse to negotiate with council until it admits liability

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THE HIGH Court has ruled that the 1,000 claims against The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) and its tenant management organisation (TMO)...

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...

NO EXTRADITION! – demands rally for Assange outside Woolwich Crown Court

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WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange’s trial at Woolwich Crown Court began yesterday morning, where the Tory government is seeking to extradite him to the US...

Brighton & Hove Schools Are Staying Closed Says Council

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BRIGHTON and Hove primary schools in Sussex are staying closed today after the city council held an emergency meeting and ordered all primaries to...

OBR predicts 4 million unemployed – as Furlough scheme begins winding down

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AS OF YESTERDAY the Tory government’s contribution to furloughed workers’ wages was cut, marking the beginning of the end of the scheme – with...

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...

‘Free pass to commit war crimes’ – Amnesty slams army immunity from prosecution

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‘IT IS in no-one’s interests for members of the armed forces to be given a free pass over alleged war crimes’ said Kate Allen,...

Ford to axe 12,000 jobs across EU – UK job losses double to 3,100

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FORD has almost doubled the amount of job losses to hit car workers in the UK; now as many as 3,100 face the sack...

CALL THE WHOLE AIRPORT OUT! – to defend jobs, pay and conditions

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‘CALL the whole airport out to defend all jobs, pay and conditions,’ striking Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) worker, Jarnail Singh, said yesterday ahead of...

Patel ratchets up enforcement

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‘THERE is still a small minority who refuse to do the right thing and to them my message is clear: if you don’t follow...

Israeli military attack anti-annexation protest

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ISRAELI forces cracked down on an anti-annexation protest yesterday which was heading towards Khirbet Humsa al-Fawqa village, near Tubas in the northern Jordan Valley,...

Heathrow boss threatens to sack third of workforce

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THE BOSS of Heathrow airport has warned of making 25,000 job cuts as the Tories’ 14-day quarantine system came into force yesterday morning. Heathrow boss...

Russia for negotiated ceasefire! – ‘There will be no joining NATO!’

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THE RUSSIAN Ambassador to the United Nations, Vassily Nebenzia, held a press conference in New York yesterday during which he made it clear that...

Donetsk & Lugansk sanctioned by UK!

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THE leaders of Ukraine’s breakaway regions, the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics are among those who are being targeted by the new UK anti-Russian...

‘HISTORIC WIN’ FOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS – tens of thousands entitled to Uber compensation

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THE GMB union scored an ‘historic’ win on Friday when the Supreme Court passed judgement in the union’s landmark workers’ rights case against Uber. This...

Johnson Faces Calls To Resign

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‘I REPEAT that I have been repeatedly assured since these allegations emerged that there was no party and that no Covid rules were broken,’...