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General strike across Palestine today! ‘Recall Israeli ambassadors’ – Palestinian PM Shtayyeh

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A GENERAL strike has been called for today across the whole of Palestine. The call began from Palestinians living and working in Israel and was...

202 Palestinians killed & 5,588 are injured by Israeli aggression

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THE Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH) announced on Sunday afternoon that a total of 202 Palestinians have been killed and 5,588 others injured by...

Israel Slaughters Gaza Women And Children!

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A PALESTINIAN mother and her three children were among the ten latest victims of the ongoing Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. A barrage of...

Israel steps up bombardment of Gaza

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ISRAELI fighter jets continued bombarding high-rise buildings and other targets in the Gaza Strip using F-15 fighter jets yesterday, as Palestinians marked the Eid...

Five Days Of Strike Action At Metroline

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LONDON bus operator Metroline’s decision not to permanently drop its controversial ‘remote sign-on’ policy will lead to five days of strike action that will...

59 killed & 296 wounded in Israeli attack on Gaza

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THREE days of Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip left 59 Palestinians dead by noon yesterday local time, including 14 children and three women,...

‘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...

Fresh Intifada erupts over Jerusalem

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RIGHT-wing Zionists who planned a march through Jerusalem yesterday were forced to call it off. They planned to mark the beginning of the occupation of...

Johnson Calls A UK Summit – As Starmer Refuses To Resign!

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TORY Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon and the Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, to a ‘Team UK’ summit. Johnson congratulated...

Labour is hit for six in Hartlepool

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STARMER’S LABOUR Party has been hit for six in the Hartlepool by-election, with a Tory MP elected for the first time in the current...

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...

Norwich City Council to strike!

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WORKERS who carry out vital services for Norwich City Council have overwhelmingly voted for industrial action. In the Unite ballot 83% of the workers backed...

UCU calls global boycott of Leicester University

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) yesterday announced a global boycott of the University of Leicester as the union hit the institution with the...

DVLA staff four-day strike begins today – Another Covid-19 outbreak feared!

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STAFF at the DVLA office in Swansea begin their four-day strike today after fears of a fresh Covid-19 outbreak as more than 2,000 people...

‘STOP ISRAEL DISPLACING 500 PALESTINIAN FAMILIES!’ – urges Fatah

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THE Fatah Movement yesterday called upon the United Nations and the UN Security Council to fulfil their legal responsibilities and act against Israel’s imminent...

TIME TO GET RID OF THE CRISIS-RIDDEN CAPITALIST SYSTEM – WRP’s 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 who are confronting a...

RATP busworkers reject ‘fire and rehire’ deal

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THE UNITE leadership yesterday failed to get a ‘fire and rehire’ deal accepted by RATP bus workers. The vote at seven West London bus garages...

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...

Lancs biomedics refuse shift work – as part of month-long strike

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BIOMEDICAL scientists, who have been on the frontline of Covid-19 testing at a Lancashire NHS trust, will stop doing night, weekend and late shifts...

National action launched to end ‘fire and rehire’ – while Unite suspends RATP...

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THE UNITE union yesterday launched a nationwide campaign to ‘end the growing practice of fire and rehire’ through a programme of strike action alongside...

CWU demands ‘criminal investigations’ – into the postmaster jailings

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‘HEADS must roll for the humiliation and misery inflicted on decent, upstanding people,’ the CWU (Communication Workers Union) insisted yesterday. It is demanding criminal investigations...

Postmasters Convictions Quashed

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JUDGES have quashed the convictions of 39 former postmasters after the most widespread miscarriage of ruling class justice in the history of UK capitalism. The...

Fifth of PPE contracts were ‘red flagged for corruption’!

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A DAMNING report published yesterday entitled ‘Track and Trace’ by Transparency International has shone a light on the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) scandal, where...

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,...

Fury over US health firms takeover of GP practices Doctors in Unite protest tomorrow

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A PROTEST against GP practices being taken over by US health insurance giant Centene Corporation – branded as ‘the accelerating privatisation of the NHS...

Grenfell residents give evidence to the Inquiry – ‘We were treated as sub citizens’...

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THE GRENFELL Tower fire Inquiry heard from the residents themselves yesterday including Lee Chapman the secretary of the leaseholders association who had repeatedly raised...

‘Tory Sleaze Bigger Than Ever!’

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‘TORY SLEAZE is bigger than ever,’ Labour’s Shadow Chancellor for the Duchy of Lancaster Rachel Reeves said yesterday after senior Tory MP Bernard Jenkin...

NAO TO PROBE GREENSILL! – and how it collapsed the UK steel industry

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THE NATIONAL Audit Office (NAO) has launched a probe into supply chain finance firm Greensill Capital following its collapse, which threatens to end the...

BAN ‘FIRE AND REHIRE’ – Manchester bus strikers demand of Mayor

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A PROTEST of striking Manchester bus drivers took place outside the Mayor’s Office yesterday afternoon, demanding that Andy Burnham takes action to stop the...

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...

British Gas to sack its entire workforce

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BRITISH Gas is to sack its entire 10,000-strong workforce today, in a vicious attack which has been met with strike action over months by...

Anger erupts outside Chauvin murder trial!

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AS THE murder trial of officer Derek Chauvin continued for the killing of George Floyd, anger erupted outside the Court House where masses of...

LONDON FACES STANDSTILL! – as thousands of Metroline busworkers vote to strike

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LONDON is set to be brought to a standstill after thousands of bus workers employed by the privateer Metroline have voted overwhelmingly for strike...

Teachers battling ‘fire and rehire’ tactic to slash their pensions!

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THE NEU National Education Union’s 2021 Annual Conference yesterday debated calls from members working in the independent sector for a national campaign to protect...

Myanmar Embassy in London – SEIZED BY MILITARY JUNTA

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THE MYANMAR military authorities have seized control of the embassy, leaving the ambassador out in the street and forcing him to sleep in his...

Bus Strike Solid

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‘OUR STRUGGLE is getting stronger, not weaker. There is a deep determination amongst the membership. The more mischief from management, the more they try...

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...

Vaccine passport trials beginning in mid April!

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VACCINE passport trials will begin from mid-April, Tory PM Johnson announced at the 5pm briefing yesterday. When asked he said: ‘Obviously we are looking at...

Academy bosses salaries – ‘verging on criminality!’ – while poorly paid teachers are being...

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THE NEW NASUWT president is to tell this weekend’s annual conference that trust bosses’ salaries are ‘verging on criminality’. The NASUWT will call for a...

NHS – 15% Rise Now!

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PROTESTS took place outside hospitals yesterday morning after the call by unions to turn April 1st into a day of action for NHS staff...

NHS workers need 15% pay rise now! – TUC must call a general strike...

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UNISON’S campaign for an immediate pay rise for health workers goes up a level this week – with a plea to the public and...

‘Indefinite strike to win’ – demand striking bus drivers

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‘INDEFINITE strike action to win it quick and win it now,’ Hounslow bus garage driver and Unite member Stoyan Ivanov demanded yesterday. More than 2,000...

George Floyd murder trial begins ‘Whole world is watching’

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‘GEORGE Floyd was living, breathing, walking and talking just fine until the police put him face down in handcuffs and put a knee on...

Nationalise Liberty Steel

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THE GMB and Unite unions yesterday called for Liberty Steel to be nationalised after the Tory government rejected a request for £170m in financial...

‘Kill The Bill’ Demos Nationwide!

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‘KILL the Bill’ mass demonstrations took place against the Tory government’s Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill in cities around the country on Friday...