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Leaseholders’ cladding nightmare is continuing – Tory extra £3.5 billion is too little too...

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‘THREE and a half years on from Grenfell and hundreds of thousands can’t sleep at night because their homes are unsafe,’ Labour’s Shadow Housing...

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...

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...

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...

NO LIFTING OF LOCKDOWN! – until Covid infections fall to less than 1,000 a...

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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...

‘IN A QUEUE TO DIE!’ – South Africa’s nurses work in fear and exhaustion

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NTHABELENG, a 28-year-old nurse on the front line of South Africa’s Covid-19 pandemic, is exhausted and afraid. Each day, she begins her shift haunted by...

Scunthorpe scaffolders step up strike

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SCUNTHORPE scaffolders have stepped up strike action at a British Steel site. The British Steel plant in Scunthorpe faces further disruption this month as scaffolders...

HEATHROW CLEANERS FEAR FOR THEIR JOBS says the Unite trade union

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LOW PAID cleaners, employed by multi-million pound outsourcing company Mitie at Heathrow Airport, have been left fearing for their jobs after the company reneged...

Transport workers’ lives at risk – ‘Come into work’ TfL tells workers in S...

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TRANSPORT union RMT has blasted Transport for London (TfL) for calling on staff in South African variant postcodes to ‘come into work as normal’...

South African variant spreading across UK

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THE SOUTH African variant has begun to spread across the UK, the Tories confirmed yesterday. Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the 5.00pm briefing: ‘We...

Defeat Tory onslaught on rail workers!

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‘DEFEAT this Tory onslaught by calling national strike action,’ Chigwell Aslef Chairman Bill Rogers said yesterday in response to the Tory government’s threat to...

No protection from unfair dismissal–for 7.5 million!

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THE TUC yesterday warned that millions of workers lack basic protections if they lose their jobs in the coming months. New analysis shows that 7.5...

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...

‘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...

Indian farmers: tens of thousands rise up!

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TENS of thousands of farmers drove in a convoy of tractors yesterday into the Indian capital during national Republic Day celebrations as part of...

‘Outlaw fire and rehire’ – demands TUC, warning the tactic is widespread during the...

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THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) warned yesterday that ‘fire and rehire’ tactics have become widespread during the pandemic, with new polling finding that nearly...

TORY VACCINE POLICY CHALLENGED! – unregulated, unlicensed trial is condemned

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THE GAP between the first and second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine must be reduced to three or four weeks to ensure it...

FIREFIGHTERS UNDER ATTACK! – ‘Inspectorate is doing the bidding of the government’ – FBU

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RESPONDING to the annual State of Fire report from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services, Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary,...

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...

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...

9 fresh strike dates at BA after talks collapse

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BRITISH Airways’ (BA) freight services at Heathrow airport are set for nine days of fresh strike action which will begin on Friday 22 January after...

STOP UNIVERSAL CREDIT CUT! – Labour insists maintain £20 uplift

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‘REDUCING Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit would be fundamentally the wrong decision. It would be a profound mistake and put millions of families...

Hospitals & Staff Under Extreme Pressures! Says NHS Boss Stevens

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‘THE FACTS are very clear and I’m not going to sugar-coat them, hospitals are under extreme pressure and staff are under extreme pressure,’ NHS...

Johnson speaks as troops go in

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‘IT would be fatal if this sense of progress over vaccines was now to breed any kind complacency,’ Tory PM Boris Johnson said yesterday...

EVICTIONS PROCEED – for those with pre-pandemic arrears

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DESPITE the Tories’ assurances that no one will be evicted during the pandemic, any renters who have built up arrears before the pandemic face...

‘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...

Priti Patel ramps up police enforcement!

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‘OUR police officers are now moving more quickly to issue fines where people are clearly breaching coronavirus regulations,’ Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel said...

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...

9-hour waits to transfer a patient into hospital! Huge crisis hits the NHS

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Ambulance services are under ‘unprecedented pressure’ Tracy Nicholls, chief executive of the College of Paramedics said yesterday morning, with hand-over delays at a scale...

‘Something rotten at the heart of Labour’ – Labour disaffiliation: Bakers to consult members

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THE LEFT-wing Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) yesterday announced the launch of an upcoming membership consultation on whether the trade union should...

TRUMP’S COUP FAILS – AFL-CIO must call a general strike

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ARMED supporters of US President Trump stormed the Capitol building and forced a lockdown on Wednesday evening. However, the attempted coup failed. A woman was...

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...

Assange sent back to Belmarsh!

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WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has been sent back to Belmarsh high security prison after a judge refused him bail yesterday, despite a decision to...

15th GP dies of Covid Doctors demand NHS staff vaccination speed-up & condemn gap...

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HIGHLY respected London GP Dr Augustine Obaro died from Covid-19 on New Year’s Day, becoming the 15th GP lost to the pandemic. Dr Obaro, who...

EXTRADITION HALTED! ‘A victory for Julian’ – Stella Moris addresses Assange supporters outside Old...

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‘TODAY is a victory for Julian! Today’s victory is the first step towards justice in this case,’ Stella Moris, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s fiancee...

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...

NHS staff ‘exhausted & on the brink!’ – BMA

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A YEAR of unparalleled pressure has left staff exhausted and on the brink, a just-released BMA survey shows. Thousands of doctors have revealed the impact...

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...

‘Schools can only remain open where it is safe for them to do so!’...

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Dr Patrick Roach, General Secretary of the NASUWT teachers union, has called on the government to take further action on school safety in light...

PCS Heathrow strike ballot launched! – while TUC and Unite stress that they support...

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THE PCS (Public and Commercial Services) union has served notice on the Home Office of its intention to ballot members at Heathrow Airport for...

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...

Tory borrowing breaks all records

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GOVERNMENT borrowing broke all records soaring to historic heights in November, figures released yesterday show. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said borrowing hit £31.6bn...

1,500 Lorries Still Stuck

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ONE THOUSAND five hundred lorries are still stuck in Kent unable to leave the UK as Tory PM Johnson and French President Macron thrash...

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...

THE NHS IS IN DANGER! – warns BMA Council Chair Nagpaul

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THE NHS is in danger of being overwhelmed by a surge of both Covid-19 and non-Covid cases, a new British Medical Association (BMA) survey...