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BACK ME AGAINST REBELS! – failure May appeals to people

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‘IF THIS deal doesn’t go through, we go back to square one,’ PM May said in her interview with Radio Five Live, where she...
Parkside estate tenant CAROL SWORDS (second from left) with supporters outside the High Court yesterday morning

Parkside Tenants Picket The High Court

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TENANTS from the Parkside council estate in east London went to the High Court yesterday, demanding the cancellation of the estate’s transfer to a...

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...
A section of the over 120,000-strong march in London last Saturday against the Israeli onslaught on Gaza

Israel breaks ceasefire

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INTENSE clashes erupted yesterday morning between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the southeastern Gaza Strip amid confirmed reports that an Israeli soldier has...
A lively mass picket of Ealing Hospital yesterday morning demanded the reopening of the maternity and children’s services

ANGRY EALING NHS PICKET – closed maternity department now a film set

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‘I HAVE never seen, in the whole world, a hospital, which is meant to save people’s lives, which is meant to treat pregnant women...
Striking Shelter staff demonstrating yesterday at the housing charity’s headquarters in Old Street

Shelter – Job And Wage Cuts!

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Over 200 striking Shelter workers demonstrated outside the housing charity’s head office in London yesterday. For the first time in Shelter’s 41-year history the workers,...
Teachers on yesterday’s march from Malet Street to the Department of Education in Westminster

‘WANTED FOR ROBBERY!’ –pensions strikers condemn coalition

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OVER 8,000 striking teachers and college lecturers from the NUT and UCU unions in London yesterday marched from University College Union London to the...
Thousands marched to City Hall, London, on 31st January to demand the building of council houses and the ending of evictions

A million people facing repossession!

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‘ALMOST a million people could have their homes repossessed because they have no way of paying off their interest-only mortgages,’ Citizens Advice warned yesterday. New...
Marchers in London on July 22 condemn the Israeli crimes in Lebanon and Palestine

HEZBOLLAH HITS BACK – 300 rockets into north Israel

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The Lebanese resistance, Hezbollah, yesterday hit back after Tuesday night’s Israeli commando raid on Baalbek – by firing up to 300 rockets into Israel. One...
Mothers demonstrate outside the House of Commons against government benefit cuts

Food Bank donations soar 1000% after Mail attack

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FOOD bank donations have soared 1,000% in response to the ‘utterly vile’ Mail on Sunday attack on food banks, a charity revealed yesterday. The Trussell...
Over 200 people took part in yesterday’s emergency demonstration opposite parliament against Israeli massacres of Palestinians

ISRAEL COMMITTING WAR CRIMES – say MPs and union leaders

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OVER 200 people, including MPs and union leaders, took part in an emergency demonstration opposite parliament yesterday, to condemn the Israeli massacre of Palestinians...

Serco Altered Data For Out Of Hours Gp Service

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PRIVATEER Serco failed to provide enough staff for the out-of-hours GP services it is contracted to run in Cornwall, the National Audit Office has...

DOUBLE TROOP NUMBERS IN HELMAND – demands British commander

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THE commander of British forces in Afghanistan yesterday said he needs double the number of soldiers in Helmand Province to cope with the increasingly...

Mandate For NHS Privatisation

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SECRETARY of State for Health, Andrew Lansley, delivered his Annual Report to Parliament on the Health Service yesterday, to coincide with the publication of...
Syrians show their support for President Assad outside their embassy in London on March 17, the day after a terror bombing in Damascus killed 25

Syrian Armed Gangs Reject Annan Plan

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TURKEY scrambled six F-16 fighter jets near its border with Syria yesterday afternoon after Syrian helicopters came close to the border, but...

QUIT IRAQ NOW AND BOYCOTT ISRAELI GOODS – decides biennial conference of TGWU

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THE TGWU conference yesterday passed Composite Motion 29 with just one delegate voting against it. This called ‘for the immediate withdrawal of UK troops from...
Syrians march in support of President Assad – Syrian Kurds in Afrin are now calling on the Syrian army to defend them

‘Send Troops’–Kurds Call To President Assad!

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KURDISH authorities in Syria’s Afrin district have called on President Assad and the Syrian government to send troops to help defend them from a...

Strip Capita!

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A DEVASTATING ‘blunder’ that saw 160,000 patient records wrongly archived is the latest unacceptable failing from Capita, doctors union BMA (British Medical Association) said...
Junior doctors demonstrate in the lead-up to their second strike. Their fourth strike takes place this week – they will not accept imposition

Legal challenge to Tory contract imposition

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THE BMA has launched a judicial review, challenging the lawfulness of the Tories’ decision to impose a new contract on the junior doctors. Junior doctors...
Deen Riders bikers’ ‘Honour Ride for Grenfell’ applauded after the Silent March on Saturday 14th April, ten months after the inferno

Grenfell Fire Was Murder

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A LEAKED ‘interim document’ into the Grenfell Tower disaster on June 14, 2017 shows beyond shadow of a doubt that every death was preventable,...

Tories Planning To Break ‘Trade Union Stranglehold’

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THE TORY government is drawing up plans for new anti-union laws to ‘break the stranglehold of the trade unions’, The Sunday Telegraph newspaper disclosed...
Maria Otone de Menezes, the mother of Jean Charles de Menezes, is accompanied by Jean’s brother Giovani and a member of the Justice4Jean campaign to the Oval Inquest in south London yesterday morning, where police commander Dick gave evidence

We Did Nothing Wrong – Says Death Squad Commander Dick

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The family and friends of Jean Charles de Menezes yesterday condemned Met Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick for her insistance that police ‘did...

Workers’ Anger Forces Leaders To Think Again

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THE Unite and Unison trade unions have joined with the GMB in suspending the Heads of Agreement with the Coalition government on destroying public...
Convenors, shop stewards and Unite officials at Parliament Square awaiting the arrival of the nine-car ‘drive-by’ yesterday

‘NATIONALISATION IS NOT APPROPRIATE’ – for GM plants says national officer Osborne

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NINE Vauxhall cars and vans from the 1960s to the present day came to London yesterday for a ‘drive-by’ of parliament ‘to showcase the...
Greeenwich Library strikers on the picket line in Woolwich during their strike on October 14

Greenwich libraries workers victory!

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THE dispute over pay and staff cuts affecting Greenwich’s 12 libraries has been settled in what the Unite union described as ‘a great victory...

Liverpool City Council ‘in partnership’ with army! – over testing crisis

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FLANKED by Brigadier Joe Fossey, Tory PM Johnson set out the mass testing programme trialled in Liverpool in which 2,000 troops have been sent...
Over 1,000 heads marched on Downing Street yesterday with a clear message for Chancellor Hammond!

Over 1,000 head teachers march against cuts

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OVER one thousand head teachers across England and Wales yesterday held a mass protest over savage cuts to their schools’ budgets. Heads from Peterborough,...
Workers and their familes on last October’s TUC demonstration demanding a living wage – the Bakers Union warn the TUC  to carry out its Congress decision and fight for £10 an hour minimum wage

TUC must fight for £10 an hour minimum wage –demands Bakers’ Union

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‘THE TUC and its affiliates must fight for the policy they voted for, to increase the minimum wage to £10 an hour,’ Bakers Union...
Junior Doctors defending the NHS – now vital training is being axed

‘VITAL TRAINING IS BEING SACRIFICED’ says Junior Doctors chairman

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SLEEP-deprived junior doctors, subjected to an ever increasing heavy workload, are losing out on vital training and this, in turn, is impacting patient care,...
Hospital workers demanding no bed cuts in the NHS

‘NHS Needs 10,000 More Beds This Winter’

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A NEW BMA analysis shows that the NHS needs up to 10,000 more beds to meet pressures this winter. Hospital emergency care departments...

Israel To Expand Offensive!

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Israel is to expand its offensive against Hezbollah fighters in Lebanon, Amir Peretz, the Israeli defence minister, has said, less than a day after its attack...
Workers Revolutionary Party General Secretary FRANK SWEENEY addressing yesterday’s News Line Anniversary Rally

‘World Crisis Opening Up Socialist Revolution’

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‘This world capitalist crisis is opening up the door to socialist revolution to millions of working class people round the world.’ So said Workers Revolutionary...

Doctors – No Confidence In Blair

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the disastrous introduction of a ‘fatally flawed’ new recruitment system for junior doctors could haunt the NHS for years to come, the BMA has...
Deliveroo workers at their union meeting – have voted to join the Uber Eats, McDonald’s, TGI Friday’s and Wetherspoons strike

Uber Eats, Deliveroo, TGI Friday’s Wetherspoons and McDonald’s STRIKE TOGETHER

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UBER Eats and Deliveroo drivers are now joining McDonald’s, TGI Friday’s and Wetherspoons workers in a day of strike action tomorrow to demand a...
Pickets outside East Finchley library yesterday during the first day of their two-day strike action against cuts and privatisation

Barnet Libraries Not For Sale!

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BARNET Unison, members of Unite Community and local supporters were out on strike all over the north London borough yesterday in defence of public...

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...
Wednesday’s emergency demonstration opposite parliament against Israel’s massacre of Palestinians in Gaza

COLLECTIVE PUNISHMENT IS A WAR CRIME! – says UNISON’s Prentis

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AN Israeli soldier was killed and another injured on Thursday during renewed clashes with Palestinian fighters near the Kisufim military post east of Al-Qarara...

‘Hold The Blacklisters To Account!’

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DELEGATES at the TUC conference in Brighton yesterday voted unanimously for Composite Motion 16, Blacklisting and Undercover Surveillance of Trade Unionists. The motion calls on...
Youth on the street in Port-au-Prince – thousands are now homeless in the capital

‘MILLIONS IN URGENT NEED’ after Haiti’s biggest earthquake in 200 years

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SURVIVORS of Haiti’s biggest earthquake for 200 years yesterday appealed to the world for urgent food, water and medicines as the death toll continued...

7/7 Survivors Left To Fend For Themselves

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London’s emergency plans must be changed to take into account the needs of survivors in the aftermath of a major incident, says the report...
Students who have reoccupied Bramber House, Sussex University are planning a student strike alongside the lecturers on Dec 3rd

Students Will Strike With Lecturers On December 3!

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IN THE early hours of yesterday morning, Birmingham students were forcibly evicted from their week-long occupation of their university. In a defiant statement they said...
Cleaners organised by the Transport and General Workers Union staged their first-ever strike at parl

PNA police attack Hamas

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‘The Palestinian Authority should seek to protect the Palestinian people, not the Israeli settlements,’ Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said yesterday, as gunbattles continued...
This  Sunday – EALING CONFERENCE – No more cuts and closures!

This Sunday – EALING CONFERENCE – No more cuts and closures!

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EALING CONFERENCE GOES AHEAD: On the eve of the West London Council of Action Conference to defend Ealing Hospital, due to take place on...
Airline workers from France and Spain are supporting the BA cabin crew while Unite leaders are pleading for peace

Unite urges BA shareholders to make peace

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LEADERS of the Unite trade union were campaigning for ‘peace’ with British Airways management yesterday, as a lobby of the BA Annual General Meeting...
Patients, GPs and staff marching through Tower Hamlets to defend 21 east London GP surgeries threatened with closure

Cameron’s 7-day GPs & NHS provokes strike threat

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HEALTH unions have threatened to strike over Cameron’s plans to create a seven-day-a-week health service, if it means cuts to the existing payments for...