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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...

‘MAY’S TIME HAS RUN OUT!’ – Corbyn calls for general election

TORY PM Theresa May’s ‘time has run out,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Parliament yesterday. He added: ‘She no longer has the authority to offer...

Grenfell families rehoused in ‘high fire-risk’ building

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...

PARIS ERUPTS – as Macron’s pension attack goes to French Parliament

FRENCH unions brought the transport system to a halt again yesterday on ‘Black Monday’ the day the French parliament, the Assemblée nationale, began debating...

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

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...

‘No immunity for Grenfell companies’ – demands FBU member Lucy Masoud

‘NO ONE should be immune from prosecution. The firefighters certainly weren’t and the manufacturers of the cladding definitely should not be,’ Lucy Masoud FBU...

Corbyn Attacks ‘No Deal’ Brexit At Tuc Conference!

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...

Rapidly rising support for ‘no deal!’

WITH a ComRes poll revealing yesterday that public support for a no-deal Brexit is rapidly rising, up 6% since January and now standing at...

3 Years Of Guards Strikes

HUNDREDS of train workers rallied in Euston yesterday to mark three years of the guards strike, the longest in modern history, which has begun...

‘Let’s get our act together!’ –TUC leader O’Grady appeals to the Tories

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said yesterday that the jobs market is on ‘red alert’, with thousands of firms set to go ‘over a...

Nationwide university pensions battle!

OVER 50,000 university staff at 69 universities are currently balloting for a nationwide strike over an attack on their pensions – which means they...

‘Abysmal response’ to corona – experts warn antibody tests are ‘invalid’

EXPERTS have heavily criticised the Tories’ ‘ad hoc system’ for coronavirus tracking, testing and contact tracing, stating that the government’s ‘abysmal response’ means that...

Remain MPs move to block no deal Brexit

AN AMENDMENT aimed at blocking any attempt to shut down Parliament to ensure that Brexit is carried out, was passed by a majority of...

Removing 2-metre rule risks second wave warn unions

DESPITE announcing yesterday a seven-day rolling average of 130 people a day dying from Covid-19, Tory PM Johnson announced measures to ‘safely ease the...

MI5 carrying out serious crimes is lawful rules Judicial Tribunal

FIVE judges of the UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal have given a divided ruling over a secret MI5 policy allowing security service agents to commit...

Global Markets Total Carnage!

THE GLOBAL economy nosedived as soon as markets opened yesterday morning with shares around the world haemorrhaging. Once more at the start of US trading,...

China Hits Back At US Trade!

China launched countermeasures against the United States’ trade war attacks yesterday, with the Chinese People’s Daily saying that Beijing ‘will never waver in its...

France rises up against Macron – Doctors, nurses lawyers and teachers join 36th strike...

FRENCH doctors, nurses, lawyers and teachers were among the millions on the march yesterday joining the 36th day of transport workers strike action, bringing...

UK forced to appoint European Commissioner!

PM JOHNSON’S ‘do or die’ pledge is truly dead, as the EU has insisted as a condition of their ‘flextension’ that the UK will...

Vote for the deal or we leave with no deal – Johnson tells MPs

THE DEBATE on the European Union Withdrawal Agreement Bill began yesterday with Tory PM Johnson confirming that if it is not voted through, the...

‘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...

Sweeping emergency powers are unveiled! – Police given powers to arrest suspected corona...

NEW emergency powers were outlined yesterday by the Tories as they published the Emergency Coronavirus Bill. The sweeping new powers which will last as...

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

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...

70th anniversary of Chinese Revolution!

CHINA has celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding with a massive military parade in Beijing showing off some of the world’s most advanced...

Rail Guards Strike

RAIL UNION RMT is taking strike action today in defence of Guards’ jobs on West Midlands Trains. The union has called on the government to...

BofE cuts interest rates to 0.1%

THE BANK of England cut its base rate to a record low of 0.1%, a sliver above zero, warning the coronavirus pandemic will result...

Labour Woos Democratic Unionists!

LABOUR’S Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer appeared on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday to urge the Democratic Unionist Party to join Labour in...

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...

March of the 4-year-olds demands no test

SOME of the youngest protesters ever rose up yesterday in the ‘march of the four-year-olds!’ where over 200 parents accompanied an army of children...

Johnson Hopes That ‘EU Friends Will Compromise’

A WEAKER than usual Boris Johnson broke with the pre-speech propaganda that he would take a very defiant ‘do or die’ stance on leaving...

‘LEAVE WON’T BE ON ANY BALLOT’ says John McDonnell

SHADOW Chancellor John McDonnell spelt out yesterday that Labour wants to form a ‘caretaker government’ with the other opposition parties which would organise a...

3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

SCRAP SATS – Teachers better than tests at predicting grades

CHILDREN across the UK began sitting their Sats tests yesterday, with parents at many schools boycotting the exams and taking their children out of...

‘Remain’ MPs plan to occupy House of Commons!

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has told MPs that he is determined to do everything in his power to stop the ‘catastrophe’ of a no-deal exit by...

Manchester specialist fire rescue unit shut!

‘LIVES will be at risk’ if Manchester is targeted again by terrorists because a specialist fire service unit has shut, a watchdog warned yesterday. Concerns...

Unite-Rolls Royce jobs deal – includes a 10% pay delay for 1 year

THE UNITE union has agreed a package with engineering giant Rolls-Royce to financially protect the 20,000 UK workforce during the coronavirus emergency by delaying...

BEIS 3-day strike – ‘We demand Living Wage!’

OUTSOURCED workers, who provide catering and cleaning services in government offices, took the first of three days of strike yesterday demanding the London Living...

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...

Corbyn calls for Customs Union and Single Market

‘IT IS TIME for Parliament to take control,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday, responding to Tory PM May’s statement to Parliament on the...

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...

‘MASSIVE VOTE FOR STRIKE ACTION!’ – CWU leaders urge membership

THE COMMUNICATION Workers Union is calling for a massive vote for strike action against Royal Mail management’s attempts ‘to virtually de-recognise the CWU and...

May’s ‘Insulting’ Pay Offer!

TWO million out of five million public sector workers are set to get a £2bn ‘below-inflation pay rise’ as one of PM May’s final...

NHS – Unison Serves Strike Notice!

UNISON has served notice of the first week of industrial action on health and social services employers across Northern Ireland. Phase 1 of the Unison...

97% of teachers oppose SATs – National strike is looming

NINETY seven percent of 54,000 primary school teachers polled are opposed to the SATs exams, their union the National Education Union reports today, the...

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...