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Swinson – New Attack On Corbyn!

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LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn risks jeopardising a vote of no confidence in the government by insisting he becomes caretaker PM, Lib Dems leader Jo...

Fire and Rescue cuts puts flood victims lives at risk

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VICIOUS Tory cuts to the tune of £140 million mean that fire and rescue services are fighting with one hand tied behind their back....

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...

Quit the EU! Forward to a workers government! – WRP MAY DAY MANIFESTO

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THE News Line Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working class and the poor of the world. We send our revolutionary greetings...

Corbyn Pledges Another 1945

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Jeremy Corbyn, speaking at a children’s centre in Corby, Northamptonshire yesterday, announced that ‘we will do everything necessary’ to stop a No Deal Brexit...

‘YOU CAN’T PAY WORKERS LESS THAN THE MINIMUM WAGE!’ – GMB writes to Chancellor...

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IT IS A moral outrage to pay workers less than the minimum wage the GMB union told the Tory government yesterday. The union has written...

Youth Rise Up Against Capitalism

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A THOUSAND school youth walked out of classes yesterday to join the mass protest in Parliament Square, furious at how capitalism is destroying the...

Patel approves Taser upgrades for police! – ‘Tasers kill’ warns Liberty

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‘TASERS can kill, and they are disproportionately used against people of colour,’ Rosalind Comyn of campaign group Liberty said yesterday. She was responding to Tory...

Firefighters For NHS Front Line!

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FIREFIGHTERS are to fit face masks and deliver vital PPE and medical supplies to NHS and care staff. Fire and Rescue personnel have volunteered to...

‘DON’T SIGN NEW CONTRACTS! say Unite Groundstaff

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THE GMB has accused BA of bad faith. Claims of ‘significant progress’ in a leaked letter from British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz mask...

450 jobs axed at BBC

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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...

Ban zero hours! – New figures show massive rise

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‘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...

‘Nasty & repressive side of the government is revealed’ – Unite and GMB react...

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RESPONDING to yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, the Unite union’s general secretary Len McCluskey said: ‘This Queen’s Speech reveals the nasty, repressive side of this government. ‘The...

JDE bosses step up fire & rehire dispute

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UNITE has reported that bosses at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury will stop workers from taking summer holidays to thwart an overtime ban,...

Tory PM Johnson to prorogue Parliament

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THE QUEEN has been asked by Tory PM Boris Johnson to prorogue Parliament days after MPs return from the Summer break, which will mean...

‘THE NHS IS BEING SOLD OFF AS WE SPEAK!’ – says Anna Athow,...

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THE British Medical Association (BMA) yesterday urged all Conservative Party leadership candidates to commit to excluding the NHS from any post-Brexit trade deals. In a...

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...

Renationalise Harland & Wolff!

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AFTER the Scottish government announced they will nationalise Ferguson Marine shipyard, trade unions are calling on the UK government to safeguard jobs and skills...

Suspend inquiry unless panellist immediately replaced say Grenfell campaigners

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

PCS Fights Tate Sackings

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A RALLY of over 200 PCS strikers from Tate Enterprises, employed at Tate Modern and Tate Britain galleries was held on Saturday outside the...

RCN: No fees! Restore bursaries! Cancel debt!

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‘FORCING student nurses to pay tuition fees has been a disaster,’ the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said yesterday, demanding that all student nurses’...

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...

Grenfell families rehoused in ‘high fire-risk’ building

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KENSINGTON and Chelsea council have re-housed Grenfell survivors and their families in a block found to have a ‘high risk’ of fire! A fire risk...

‘FRESH BLOW TO CAR INDUSTRY’! – over 10% job losses at JLR Halewood

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THE UNITE union has described the announcement that there will be further job losses at JaguarLandRover’s (JLR’s) Halewood plant in Merseyside as a ‘fresh...

Right to attend your A&E being ended!

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NHS England (NHSE) is pressing ahead with setting up a new emergency care system, under the guise of reducing crowding in A&E departments. Patients will...

Remainers launch a legal challenge!

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‘THE CANDYFLOSS of outrage we’ve had over the last 24 hours, which I think is almost entirely confected, is from people who never wanted...

Labour split over Scottish Referendum!

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SCOTTISH Labour may hold a special conference in the spring to decide whether to change its stance on supporting a second Scottish independence referendum. The...

How the US government murdered Soleimani!

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NBC News has revealed details of Washington’s assassination of Iranian commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, saying the terrorist operation used Israeli intelligence and was...

TORY MPs BOYCOTT CORBYN MEETING

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

Tories ask Iraq ‘let UK troops remain!’

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JOHNSON’S Tory government has urged Iraq to allow UK troops to stay in the country following the US assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. Soleimani...

NI Nursing Strike Actions Continue

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THE DIRECTOR of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says she has not had enough reassurance about safe staffing to propose an end to...

Parliament to forcibly evict Westminster rough sleepers

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HOMELESS people are to be forcibly evicted from the Westminister underpass, which leads to Parliament, by installing rolldown shutters blocking the shelter off. In December...

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...

Social housing landlords deny homeless access to properties

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HOMELESS people are being routinely ‘screened out’ and denied access to social housing by social landlords because they are deemed ‘too poor or vulnerable...

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...

‘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...

‘STOP LOOTING OUR PENSIONS!’ – demands FBU, PCS, GMB and POA

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THE POA has joined the FBU, PCS and GMB in a Legal Challenge to ‘stop the looting of their pensions!’ The POA, along with the...

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...

Ryanair Pilots Down Tools!

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RYANAIR pilots have downed tools today causing huge cost to the company after Ryanair managers again refused to enter talks to end the long...

TASERS FOR ALL OFFICERS! says East Midlands Chief Constable

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EVERY frontline police officer in Northamptonshire is to be armed with a Taser gun, the East Midlands county’s Chief Constable Nick Adderley announced yesterday. Adderley...

‘Unprecedented Pressure On Our Ambulance Members!’

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UNITE national officer for health Colenzo Jarrett-Thorpe said yesterday that ‘Pressures on our ambulance members are unprecedented, with the profession not currently being given...

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

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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...

STATE SPYING: Police launch facial recognition app – UN slams state spying on disabled!

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SOUTH Wales Police have launched a facial recognition app which is to be installed on their officers’ phones, prompting human rights campaigners Liberty to...

‘THIS IS STOP BREXIT WEEK!’ – says Sir Keir Starmer

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MPs WILL seek to bring forward legislation to stop Brexit this week, Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has said. He said the plan...

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...