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27 Unis – Strike Action Monday!

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STRIKE action at 27 universities begins on Monday as a survey shows most UK university staff are considering leaving the sector. A third wave of...

P&O boss admits ‘breaking the law’

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IN AN extraordinary admission yesterday P&O Ferries chief executive Peter Hebblethwaite admitted the firm knowingly broke the law, choosing not to consult with the...

‘SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA ARE NOT COST FREE!’ – Sunak warns UK Parliament

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‘THE ACTIONS we have taken to sanction Putin’s regime are not cost free for us at home,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak said yesterday, outlining...

‘Metropolitan police recruiting criminals’ – concludes police watchdog

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THE METROPOLITAN Police’s approach to tackling corruption within its ranks is ‘fundamentally flawed,’ an inspection by the police watchdog published yesterday concluded. It found the...

‘SEIZE OUR SHIPS!’ – demand sacked P&O workers outside Parliament

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OUTSIDE Parliament yesterday a two hundred-strong rally of P&O workers and their supporters shouted: ‘Seize our ships!’ and ‘P&O we say no!’ The rally was...

‘There Must Be National Strike Action! – To Win Back Our P&O Members’ Jobs’

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‘THERE must be national strike action by the whole RMT to win our P&O members their jobs back,’ leading RMT rep Darren Lalli said...

‘IF THERE IS NO LEGISLATION ON MONDAY – SEIZE SHIPS ON TUESDAY’ – John...

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OVER 500 trade unionists gathered outside the RMT headquarters on the waterfront in Dover, yesterday with red RMT flags and union banners after 800...

P&O SACKS 800! – RMT instructs crews to stay on board and refuse to...

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P&O FERRIES has fired 800 seafaring staff with immediate effect. However, crews defied orders and refused to leave their ships, as their union the...

Black Schoolgirl Was Strip-Searched By Met Police

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A BLACK schoolgirl was strip-searched by police after being wrongly suspected of carrying cannabis. The ‘traumatic’ search by Metropolitan Police officers took place without another...

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...

Supreme Court rejects Julian Assange extradition appeal!

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THE UK Supreme Court yesterday rejected WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s appeal of the decision to extradite him to the US, where the WikiLeaks co-founder...

4th round of Russia Ukraine talks begin – as Russian 40-mile armoured column advances...

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RUSSIAN and Ukrainian negotiators began a fourth round of talks yesterday. Ukrainian negotiator Mykhailo Podolyak said the talks focused on establishing a ceasefire, the withdrawal...

People facing choice between heating or eating!

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‘There’s a growing cohort of people facing a choice between eating or heating who might not have even considered having to access our inadequate...

Met ‘failed to perform its legal duty’ when it banned Sarah Everard vigil

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THE Metropolitan Police breached the rights of the organisers of a planned vigil for Sarah Everard, two judges have ruled. The group had to cancel...

‘No breakthrough’ in Russia/Ukraine talks

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RUSSIAN Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke yesterday about his talks with the Ukraine regime’s Foreign Minister, earlier that morning. At a press conference, attended...

Javid’s plan is to privatise the NHS

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SAJID Javid, Tory Health and Social Care Secretary, has spoken to the Royal College of Physicians, on Health Reform. He claimed that there is not...

US President Biden bans Russian oil & gas

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US PRESIDENT Joe Biden announced yesterday the country is banning Russian oil and gas in response to Russia’s ‘Special Military Operation’ in Ukraine. Biden said...

‘Russia will finish the demilitarisation of Ukraine!’ says Dmitry Peskov Kremlin spokesman

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RUSSIA will finish the demilitarisation of Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview yesterday, underlining that the Ukraine must stick to a...

Starmer in National Government mode praises Johnson

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LABOUR leader Sir Keir Starmer sought to outbid the Tories in anti-Russian war rhetoric when he was interviewed on BBC TV yesterday morning. Claiming that...

UKRAINE WAR BOOSTS INFLATION! – says World Bank President

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THE war in Ukraine is ‘a catastrophe’ for the world which will cut global economic growth and boost inflation, the president of the World...

Russia takes Kherson & surrounds Mariupol

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YESTERDAY morning, one week after the start of their operation, Russian forces captured the main city in southern Ukraine, Kherson. Kherson is not far from...

Lu Strikers Standing Firm

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TRANSPORT union RMT said that its members are standing firm as pickets were out in force yesterday at all key locations in the fight...

US FORCES WILL NOT ENGAGE IN UKRAINE! says President Biden

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PRESIDENT Biden has assured American lawmakers that US military personnel will not be taking part in the war in Ukraine, and not a single...

10,000 Tube strikers fighting 600 job cuts

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10,000 TUBE workers took strike action yesterday after London Underground (LU) bosses refused to rule out job cuts and detrimental changes to pensions. Under the...

Russia took action to defend Donbass – says Russia’s ambassador to the UN Vasily...

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RUSSIA’S ambassador to the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzya, spoke at the emergency special session of the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday, defending...

Truss Backing Call For UK Citizens To Fight In Ukraine

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TORY Foreign Secretary Truss and Labour Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy were united in calling for an escalation of military and economic war against...

Sajid Javid tells patients to ‘manage their own care!’

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ON Thursday, Sajid Javid, the Tory Health Secretary, made a euphoric speech to the Health Service Journal Digital Transformation Summit. He praised the Covid pandemic...

Putin launches ‘Special Military Operation’ in Donbass

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RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin announced a ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine’s Donbass region early yesterday morning to ‘defend people there against government forces’, stressing...

Starmer Calls For A Ban On Russia Today

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‘WE MUST do more to defeat Putin’s campaign of lies and disinformation,’ Labour leader Keir Starmer told the House of Commons yesterday at PMQs. ‘Russia...

Johnson declares sanctions war on Russia with Starmer’s support

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TORY PM Boris Johnson and Labour leader Keir Starmer came together yesterday in their sanctions attack on Russia – the only disagreement being that...

Russia poised to recognise Donbass republics! 5 Ukrainian officers killed trying to cross into...

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THE RUSSIAN Security Council discussed yesterday recognising Donetsk and Lugansk in the Donbass region of Ukraine as independent states. Russian President Vladimir Putin said: ‘I...

‘The biggest war in Europe since 1945’ – predicts PM Boris Johnson

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TORY Prime Minister Boris Johnson claimed yesterday that Russia is on the brink of ‘invading’ Ukraine and threatened that what would ensue would be...

STRIKE ACTION SPREADS TO 68 UNIS – more than 50,000 staff mandated to strike

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STRIKE action at UK universities spreads to 68 institutions today as more than 50,000 staff are mandated to strike and well over a million...

‘We are on the verge of a conflict involving the whole continent’ says...

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‘WE ARE on the verge of conflict which would involve the whole continent,’ Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said yesterday at a joint press conference...

‘UK at forefront of support for Ukraine!’ – Truss launches new alliance between UK,...

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‘I AM HERE today to show the United Kingdom’s steadfast support for the Ukraine,’ Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said yesterday at a joint press...

Imperial College No Confidence Vote Against Gast & Sanderson!

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STAFF at Imperial College London have voted ‘no confidence’ in the university’s President Alice Gast and Muir Sanderson Chief Financial Officer demanding that they...

Sheffield lecturers are determined to beat the attack on their pay!

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THERE were picket lines outside every department at Sheffield University’s many buildings yesterday morning with striking lecturers and staff determined to fight until they...

10 days of university workers strikes begin

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STRIKING UCU union university lecturers and students set up picket lines at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) yesterday morning at the...

Inquiry into sub-postmasters scandal opens

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‘I WANT someone tried and jailed like I was, then I am settled,’ Harjinder Butoy, who ran the Post Office in the Nottinghamshire market...

‘STOP PANICKING’ – Ukrainian President Zelensky tells United States

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said the ‘imminent’ threat of Russian military action in Ukraine justifies evacuating the US embassy in Kiev. His...

Bring us back ‘in-house’ – demand Barts SERCO strikers

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BARTS Hospital Trust workers organised a march from the hospital to a meeting at Altab Ali Park on the final Friday of their two-week...

No agreement in talks between UK’s Truss and Russia’s Lavrov – while PM Johnson...

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THE MEETING between the UK foreign minister and her Russian counterpart yesterday was ‘like the mute talking to the deaf’, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...

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...

Israeli forces assassinate three Nablus Palestinians

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ISRAELI special forces killed three Palestinians and arrested another in the city of Nablus in the northern part of the occupied West Bank yesterday....

Three weeks of Goldsmiths University strike underway

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THREE weeks of strikes at Goldsmith’s University in south London began yesterday morning and continue today by members of the University and College Union...