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Mass Protest On First Day Of Assange Case

A CROWD of over 200 supporters of jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange demonstrated outside the Old Bailey in central London yesterday prior to the...
NHS workers on the picket line at Northwick Park Hospital in north-west London during last November’s NHS strike action. They are demanding 3,000 more midwives and will fight any attempt to impose a ‘staff freeze’

‘Staff freeze’ and £22bn of cuts for NHS

THE NHS is facing a ‘substantial financial problem’ which politicians are ignoring in the election campaign, its former head, David Nicholson warned yesterday. Warning of...
Demonstration outside the US Embassy on February 17 by the successful campaign to get Binyam returned to Britain

MI5 WORKED WITH TORTURERS! – Binyam Mohamed exposes complicity

MPs yesterday demanded a judicial inquiry into a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner’s claims that MI5 was complicit in his torture. In a ‘Mail on...

Nurses using bin bags as PPE test POSITIVE!

NURSES at Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow, north west London, were forced to wear bin bags because of a lack of Personal Protective Equipment...
BBC NUJ members out on strike outside Bush House, London, yesterday morning

Strike Rocks Bbc!

Thousands of journalists across the BBC walked out at midnight Thursday in the first of two 48-hour strikes in protest at plans to devalue...
Workers marching on Parliament in July 2017 after Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell called for the Tories to go

‘We Have To Prepare For No Deal’ –Johnson

‘We have to prepare for no deal... We have to prepare convincingly for no deal,’ former Tory Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told the BBC’s...
50 Swindon striking hospital workers lobby the London headquarters of Carillion demanding an end to bullying, harassment and discrimination

‘Strike against bullying’

A coachload of fifty Swindon striking hospital workers yesterday descended on the London Headquarters of Carillion in Euston with shouts of ‘Respect at work! They...

SAVE OUR POST OFFICES – CWU announces week of actions

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) yesterday announced a week of action against the closure of Post Offices. The week of campaigning by the ‘Future for...
Campaigners outside the Royal Courts of Justice yesterday morning demanding ‘Axe the Bedroom Tax’

‘Axe The Bedroom Tax!’

‘AXE, axe the Bedroom Tax!’ chanted protesters outside the Royal Courts of Justice yesterday morning, before the opening of an appeal against the hated...
Medical secretaries demonstrate outside Crawley Hospital yesterday against outsourcing

Crawley Medical Secretaries Protest

MEDICAL secretaries mounted a lively lunch-time demonstration outside Crawley Hospital in West Sussex yesterday against Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust’s decision to outsource...
Physiotherapists on the picket line at St George’s Hospital in south west London last November 30 – any future action will be joined by the BMA

Bma–Industrial Action Over Pensions

The British Medical Association (BMA) has requested an urgent meeting with the Chief Secretary to the Treasury in a further effort to re-start talks...

Look For Jobs And Lose Your Homes!

Work and Pensions Secretary Duncan Smith yesterday revived former Thatcher minister Tebbit’s savage ‘on your bike’ attack on the unemployed. Duncan Smith announced plans for...
London Met lecturers and students marching on 23 May against the savage cuts being imposed on the university

Met Lecturers And Students Protest

Staff and students at London Metropolitan University will protest from 4.00pm on Monday in their ongoing fight to save over 550 jobs. Members of the...

‘Don’t stand idly by!’ March on the 27th – Irish workers are urged

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) is urging all workers and youth to take part in a national demonstration on November 27 in...
Part of a mass lobby of the Nigerian Embassy in London on Friday which insisted that the fuel subsidy must be reinstated

‘A FIGHT TO THE FINISH’ – Nigerian General Strike is launched

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday called on workers and the rural poor to be ‘prepared for a fight to the finish’. This came as...

Poa Backing Corbyn

The POA (Prison Officers Association) is backing labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his Shadow Cabinet ‘to come through the setback of the EU elections...
Deptford ambulance workers on the picket line during their nationwide strike in 2014 – they are overworked, understaffed and underpaid

Tory ambulance cuts kill – A&Es are in meltdown!

A SHORTAGE of ambulances and paramedics along with a ‘meltdown’ of A&E services has lead to an extremely alarming spike in patient deaths, as...

Oil $146 A Barrel – Gm Is Going Broke

The price of oil continued to soar yesterday, with Brent crude rising above $146 per barrel (p.b.) for the first time ever. Brent crude...
Lively picket of Serco strikers outside the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, yesterday

Solid Support For Serco Strike

PATIENTS, nurses, doctors and other hospital staff stopped to support the striking Serco workers on their picket line outside the Royal London Hospital in...

‘We will Brexit October 31 despite Benn Act’ – Johnson

TORY PM Johnson said yesterday that he believed there was ‘a good chance’ of a Brexit deal with the EU, while also insisting that...

BROOKS RESIGNS! – Murdoch disarray continues

NEWS International chief executive Rebekah Brooks resigned yesterday morning, thrown overboard by Murdoch as he sought to get a grip on News International’s runaway...
The front of the 20,000-strong march in January last year to stop the closure of Lewisham Hospital

MILIBAND SUPPORTS US-LED BOMBING OF SYRIA – and pledges to repeal Health & Social...

LABOUR leader Ed Milliband opened his speech to the Labour Party conference yesterday by throwing his full support behind the US-led bombing raids on...

BMA Council votes to call special conference

The following motion was passed by a large majority at the BMA (British Medical Association) Council meeting in London yesterday. ‘This meeting recognises that legislation...

1.1m households can’t afford to pay for heating!

1.1 MILLION households who cannot afford to heat their home to a comfortable level are in work, according to a new report by the...

43% of doctors have absolutely no eye protection! – Nurses have no face masks!

NURSES are forced to ‘hold their breath’ because of inadequate face masks during dangerous operations, while doctors have absolutely no eye protection, it was...
The marchers were given a great reception by Unison and GMB members as they arrived in Harrow

Workers support march to TUC!

ON THE first day of the Young Socialists March for Jobs from London to Liverpool, as the marchers made their way through Harrow, on...

BLACKMAIL – Hamas condemns imperialist pressure to recognise Israel

THE Arab League; the Quartet of the United States, the United Nations, the European Union and Russia; Israel and the Palestinian Fatah movement are...
One of the six lively picket lines of UCU strikers at Imperial College with students showing their support for the strike

64 Universities Pensions Strike

‘WHAT do we want? Fair pensions! How do we get it? Strike! Strike! Strike!’ students and lecturers at Sheffield University shouted yesterday while taking...
The sacked women cleaners contingent marching in Athens last September – they are demanding their jobs back

Athens Strike Illegal

AN Athens court has declared ‘illegal’ the 48-hour national strike of the Wind telecom company workers but the strike went ahead on Wednesday and...
Marchers greeted by bakers and food workers union (BFAWU) who told them of the struggle the union had waged at Hovis where they kept out zero-hours contracts. The marchers were told that jobs for young people were one of the major concerns of the union

Manchester workers greet march!

‘Victory to Palestine!’ rang out through the streets of Central Manchester on Day 15 of the Young Socialists March for Jobs to the TUC...

Israeli mass murder continues

THE Palestinian Mission in London reported yesterday that ‘In the past year Israeli government forces have further intensified their provocations and attack against Al-Aqsa...

Khan Elected Mayor!

IN an overwhelming victory for Labour, Sadiq Khan has become the new mayor of London yesterday. Londoners were glad to see the back of Boris...

‘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...

Unite Warns On Wage & Job Cuts

THE Unite union is warning that workers must not be expected to meet the costs of the disruption brought by the erupting Icelandic...

‘NHS In Crisis – Pm In Denial’ – Corbyn

TORY PM May hit out at the British Red Cross at Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons yesterday, describing its warnings...

GMB denounces May’s NHS plan

‘How does the government expect to deliver everything promised in the plan without the staff to deliver the services,’ asked GMB union yesterday in...

Japan Shut Down

Japan’s nuclear crisis intensified yesterday as authorities raced to combat the threat of multiple reactor meltdowns, while investors feared a share market crash. More than...
Rail workers celebrating two years of their strike to keep guards on the trains – out on Northern Rail today

REVERSE PLAN TO AXE GUARDS! – Tory minister admits they are vital

RMT is calling for an immediate halt and reversal of plans to axe guards from trains after a government minister admitted that they are...
Protesters outside St Paul’s Way surgery in Bow last Thursday, demanding that the privateers be kept out

‘LABOUR PUSHING POLYCLINICS’ – BMAs Buckman condemns government

The British Medical Association (BMA) yesterday rebutted the government’s attack on the BMA leadership over family doctors’ opening hours. Laurence Buckman, chairman of the BMA’s...

25% of CCG members – with £65bn of NHS funds–linked to private healthcare

A QUARTER of Clinical Commissioning Group board members, who are responsible for £65bn of NHS money are linked to private healthcare companies. Unite has called...

No Xmas Wages For 600 Workers

THE collapse of construction firm Clugston has halted work on Newcastle University’s new £39m extension and £25m sports centre. Clugston, which employs more than 600...

Slump Grips UK

Britain is falling deeper into slump, official figures revealed yesterday. The UK economy shrank by 0.3 per cent in the first three months of this...

Special Forces Back In North

Northern Ireland Assembly Deputy First Minister and Sinn Fein MP Martin McGuinness yesterday slammed the redeployment of British Army Special Forces in the North...
The stance of the RMT has always been clear – it is that rail fares must be cut, staff cuts must be stopped and the industry must be renationalised

‘RENATIONALISE’ SAYS CROW – the only answer to runaway fare rises

‘2013 will be the year that the fight to re-nationalise the railways goes into overdrive,’ said RMT General Secretary Bob Crow yesterday. Train fare increases...