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Sacked cleaners occupying the Greek Finance Ministry barricaded themselves in and chained the doors to keep the riot police out. Photo credit: MARIAS LOLOS

Sacked cleaners occupy Ministry!

THE sacked cleaners of the Greek Finance Ministry are continuing the occupation of a ministry building in central Athens since Thursday morning. They have barricade...
Above and right: Over 2,500 teachers marched through Sheffield midday condemning Education Secretary Gove and the Coalition government

Teachers Strike

TEACHERS took mass strike action yesterday in four large regions of the country, the Eastern region, the Midlands, Yorkshire and Humberside. They came out against...
Thousands marched from Shoreditch Church and from south east London to City Hall to demand an end to evictions and council homes for all

Entire families being evicted!

BARNET tenants are holding a ‘Fun Day’ tomorrow to highlight the community they are at risk of losing if Annington Homes continue to evict...

Qatar Arming Libyan ‘rebels’

Officials in Doha have confirmed that Qatar is secretly supplying French-made ‘Milan’ anti-tank missiles to Libyan counter-revolutionaries in Benghazi, as part of the western...
French trade unionists, members of the CGT, joined RMT picket lines to show their support. Trade unionists across the world are watching very closely the developments in the British rail industry

TUBE STATION STAFF TO STRIKE ON JAN 8th & 9th

FOLLOWING last month’s ballot result in favour of taking industrial action, RMT’s National Executive Committee has taken the decision to call action and...

LABOUR MUST DELIVER A REVOLUTION – says Matt Wrack on eve of FBU conference

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) annual conference opened in Blackpool yesterday. On the eve of the conference union leader Matt Wrack said, ‘No one in...
Ex-soldiers returning their war medals outside Downing Street yesterday

Ex-soldiers disgusted by Syria war

OUTSIDE Downing Street yesterday, special forces veteran Ben Griffin read out a message on behalf of disabled veteran Dave Smith. Griffin said: ‘Dave Smith can...

Doctors taking on coalition!

A group of 240 doctors are to stand ‘as many candidates as possible’ against coalition MPs in the next general election. They want to show...

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...

Parliament recalled: over war on Syria

PARLIAMENT is being recalled tomorrow with prime minister Cameron demanding Labour support for his ‘clear motion’ for military action against Syria. Downing Street released a...
Workers throught the UK have had enough of Tory coalition austerity – time for action has come

A FRENZY OF BENEFIT CUTTING! – Coalition goes for the poor

THE Coalition and its supporters are engaged in a frenzy of benefit cutting which is victimising and pauperising the working class and many sections...
Striking postal workers are demonstrating outside the Labour Party conference tomorrow

LABOUR CRISIS! – as Business Secretary Mandelson offers his services to the Tories

PRIME MINISTER Brown was fighting for his political life yesterday, as well as for a future for his right-wing ‘bankers’ government. Having saved the...
The body of Iraqi hotel worker, Baha Mousa after being beaten to death by British troops in Basra in September 2003

‘TORTURED, HANGED AND MUTILATED!’ Inquiry opens into UK army war crimes in Iraq

THE Al-Sweady inquiry into allegations that more than 20 civilians were captured, tortured and unlawfully killed by British soldiers in Iraq in 2004, following...
Striking Romec workers in Westminster yesterday

Royal Mail Engineers – Three Days Of Strike Action

‘They are trying to destroy our home life with no discussion. It’s back to the bad old days – at the beck and call...
Birmingham binmen and their supporters rally last Sunday

Binmen win legal action! – Labour Council ordered to withdraw redundancies

THE UNITE union yesterday called on Birmingham city Labour council to honour the ACAS agreement and resolve the Birmingham bin dispute after the High...

Gate Gourmet Workers – Good Support For March 25 Demo

A DELEGATION of locked-out Gate Gourmet workers visited Hillingdon Direct Works Council Depot yesterday to publicise their march through Hounslow on the 25th of...

Unite Urges Tories To Avoid Petrol Clash

Unite has sent a letter to Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change yesterday, pleading with him to intervene in the...

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...

Passengers ‘lives at risk’ without guards

A DERAILMENT in Lewisham south London is a case in point about why guards must be kept on the trains, transport union RMT said...
Students on Saturday’s demonstration in Manchester against cuts and tuition fees demand that the government be brought down

Students And Unions March Against Fees

TEN thousand workers and youth marched through the centre of Manchester to a rally in Platts Fields on Saturday, against the Tory-Lib Dem coalition’s...
Remploy workers occupying the Department of Work and Pensions head office yesterday, surrounded by police. The protesters demanded that the 28 Remploy factories be kept open

28 REMPLOY FGACTORIES WILL CLOSE – decides work and pensions secretary Hain

Trade unions yesterday reacted angrily to the announcement by work and pensions secretary Peter Hain that he will proceed with the closure of 28...
The National Union of Journalists staged a protest against the takeover of BSkyB in March this year

STOP BskyB TAKEOVER!

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been forced to delay any decision on the BSkyB takeover by News International until September, it emerged yesterday. This was...

Israeli police beat up murdered boy’s US cousin

AFTER the 15-year-old American cousin of murdered Palestinan teenager Mohammed Abu Khedair was beaten up by Israeli security forces last week, the US State...

‘Rebels’ Under The Control Of Foreign Intelligence Agencies

AMMAN – The Jordanian newspaper Al-Arab al-Yawm website on August 1st wrote the following about the Syrian ‘rebellion’. ‘As the “decisive” battle for Aleppo rages...

Fallon Wants Lawless Army!

UK DEFENCE Secretary Michael Fallon yesterday called for withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph he...

JOHNSON ACCUSED OF LYING! – ‘has questions to answer’ – Corbyn

TORY Foreign Secretary Johnson was yesterday accused of having ‘lied’ and of ‘misleading the British public’ by claiming that Porton Down had identified Russia...

Prison staff at breaking point

‘WE NEED a general strike before this government dismantles everything. The trade union movement must stand up as one. There is a breaking point...

‘Test Grenfell community for toxic contamination!’

A TOXIC cocktail of benzene, hydrogen cyanide (HCN), as well as many known cancer-causing chemicals and fibres have been found in soil taken from...

Occupation turning regime troops into animals says Kotler

AN ISRAELI news anchor Oshrat Kotler has blamed the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands for turning regime troops into ‘animals’. She has defended her...
Mothers demonstrate outside the House of Commons against government benefit cuts

Food Bank donations soar 1000% after Mail attack

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...
Vigil outsite the Israeli embassy on December 27 to mark the first anniversary of the Israeli attack on Gaza

Galloway Persona Non Grata In Egypt

The leader of the Viva Palestina aid convoy for Gaza, British MP George Galloway, was yesterday deported and declared persona non grata by Egypt. Officials...
A section of the many thousands of marchers who demonstrated outside the American embassy in London last Saturday in support of Hezbollah and against the Israeli attack on the Lebanon

Hezbollah Battles Zionists

Hezbollah resistance fighters killed two Israeli soldiers and wounded seventeen others as a massive Israeli invasion force was halted on the outskirts of Bint...

Greece A Colony Of The Ec-Imf Lenders!

GREEK civil servants employed at Inland Revenue offices picketed a Finance Ministry building in Athens on Thursday morning against a government ‘multi-Bill’ which scraps...
Civil servants and their children defending jobs and benefits in central London pointed out that there could be as much as £100 billion outstanding in tax fraud

Cameron ‘Bounty Hunters’ Condemned!

The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) yesterday condemned the coalition government’s decision to use ‘bounty hunters’ to tackle alleged benefit fraud. The charity was commenting...

Gm Hits Luton With 354 Job Losses

General Motors (GM) yesterday announced 354 job cuts at Vauxhall’s UK plant in Luton and none in Ellesmere Port. On Wednesday, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

Johnson squirms over ‘surrender’ to the ‘Surrender Act!’

Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to deliver a squirming account of his failure to take the UK out of the EU on...
DES WARREN (front second from right) with RICKY TOMLINSON  (next to him holding poster) – both men were jailed as a result of the frame-up trial

Secret Shrewsbury papers to be revealed this week

DOCUMENTS kept secret by the Cabinet Office that implicate former prime minister Edward Heath in a concerted attempt to influence the jury in the...
CWU leaders DAVE WARD (second left) and BILLY HAYES (fifth right) on the Crown Post Office picket line in Stockwell

No Crown Post Office closures!

FOUR THOUSAND workers in Britain’s network of 371 Crown Post Offices are on strike today against the government’s policy of wholesale closures and in...

Tens Of Thousands To March Against Fees!

TENS of thousands of students and youth are taking to the streets of London today to protest against £9,000 tuition fees and the savage...

Revolution In France

IT is Tuesday, 3.00pm in Paris and people are still pouring into Place D’Italie for the start of the latest massive anti-government demonstration by...

200 UNLAWFUL KILLINGS – will be the subject of Public Hearings

THE families of Iraqi civilians killed and tortured by British troops, yesterday won their legal battle for public hearings. Their lawyers, Public Interest Lawyers, announced...
President ASSAD and his wife ASMA vote in Damascus

Syria Goes To The Polls

SYRIANS were voting in parliamentary elections yesterday, with the ceasefire holding and the Syrian government gaining more ground against terrorists in the war-hit country. Over...
Gate Gourmet locked-out workers campaigning at Heathrow airport yesterday

Support mounting for Gate Gourmet meeting

MANY Heathrow Airport workers, most of them Transport and General Workers Union members, bought their tickets yesterday for the Gate Gourmet locked-out workers pre-Tribunal...

May and Corbyn capitulate to EU

REFERRING to PM May’s letter sent to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Rory Stewart, the prisons minister, said yesterday: ‘Yes. I think she feels, as...

STRIKE BALLOT – by Scottish doctors

SCOTLAND'S hospital doctors began balloting for strike action yesterday, against the Scottish government’s attacks on the NHS pension scheme. If the ballot gives the go-ahead,...