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6,000 Palestinians are in a ‘large prison’

ISRAELI forces have sealed the main entrance to the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of al-Zaayyem ‘locking up more than 6,000 Palestinians in a large prison,’...
Doctors at the BMA’s Annual Representative Meeting in Edinburgh yesterday

Darzi Rejected – Bma Conference Votes For No NHS Privatisation!

DOCTORS at the Annual Representative Meeting of the British Medical Association in Edinburgh yesterday voted to stop the privatisation of the NHS, and voted...

£3,500 CUT IN BASIC PAY – West Midlands & Shropshire Ambulance workers to strike

Ambulance crews in the West Midlands and Shropshire are set to start industrial action, beginning with an overtime ban next Wednesday, followed by a...
Firefighters at Studley road fire station in Luton, Bedfordshire, welcome the Young Socialists London-to-Liverpool March for Jobs. Jamie Newell, brigade secretary, said their station is also facing cuts

Cornish Firefighters Slam Dangerous Cuts!

FIREFIGHTERS in Cornwall have slammed ‘dangerous’ plans to cut frontline cover which ‘will seriously affect public safety’ and demand that they are immediately withdrawn....

DISGRACEFUL! Cornwall council to continue fire service cuts

THE Fire Brigades Union yesterday condemned as ‘disgraceful’ Cornwall Council’s proposals to downgrade Falmouth and Camborne fire stations, just one week after the Newquay...
Part of Sunday’s 2,000-strong rally in Victoria Square, Birmingham, supporting striking binmen

SPEAK UP CORBYN – urged to condemn Labour council

TWO THOUSAND Birmingham binmen and their supporters from all over the country demonstrated yesterday in a Unite national rally in Victoria Square in front...

PALESTINE ERUPTS! As US opens embassy in Jerusalem

PALESTINE erupted yesterday into furious protests throughout Gaza and the West Bank as the US opened its embassy in Jerusalem. While the embassy opened,...
‘Back Bombardier – Save Our Jobs’ was the message from the trade unions outside parliament yesterday

Bombardier Workers Lobby Parliament

TWO hundred Bombardier workers and their supporters descended on parliament yesterday to urge the Tory coalition ‘to save British train manufacturing’. The government has already...

Ossetia Invasion Backfires!

THE United States has warned Russia that its ‘disproportionate and dangerous escalation’ of the conflict in South Ossetia could harm bilateral relations, the White...
CHRIS KAVANAGH (right) with fellow fire alarm engineers, they called for the TUC to act to defend the NHS

Hounslow Campaign Goes Well For Gate Gourmet Locked-Out Workers

THE campaign team of locked-out Gate Gourmet workers was in Hounslow yesterday working for their mass picket this Sunday and their conference in London...

Joint strike action agreed – at the TUC Congress

THE TUC Congress yesterday instructed the TUC General Council to support and coordinate joint strike action against attacks on jobs, pensions, pay and public...

EURO CRISIS DEEPENS! – as Germany refuses joint ‘E-Bond’

The euro fell sharply in morning trading yesterday, as bond yields on the debt of eurozone periphery countries began to push higher. This came after...

PATIENTS CHOICE = HOSPITAL CLOSURES say UNISON

Public sector union UNISON yesterday condemned the government’s extension of Patient Choice as a policy that will lead to the closure of good local...
Grenfell Tower survivors and supporters condemn the Tories for their deregulation and fire service cuts which led to the inferno

Grenfell Tower management sacked – after meeting between survivors and May

THE Tenant Management Organisation which manages Grenfell Tower is to be stripped of its responsibilities for the west London estate, Tory Prime Minister Theresa...

MPs TO GET FINAL VOTE ON BREXIT DEAL!

‘TO provide certainty,’ Tory PM Theresa May said yesterday, ‘I can confirm today that the government will put the final deal which is agreed...
The picket line at Bush House. Howard Zhang (centre) told News Line ‘They are forcing people out who don’t want to go.’

Nuj Defends Bbc Jobs!

The National Union of Journalists held their second 24-hour strike yesterday against compulsory redundancies at the BBC. The action received massive support from...
Protest outside the  High Court in London on Monday opposing the attempt to jail the Enfield occupation leaders

Visteon Fun Day Success In Belfast

‘The Visteon sit-in at Belfast is continuing,’ Unite regional industrial organiser Davy McMurray told News Line yesterday. He added: ‘The convenor John McGuire and six...

Trump declares National Emergency! – ‘US will never crush us’ says Huawei boss

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has declared a National Emergency to protect US computer networks from ‘foreign adversaries’. He signed an executive order which effectively bars US...
FBU General Secretary MATT WRACK speaking to firefighters outside Euston fire station at the start of their strike last Saturday

FBU Steps Up Action!

FBU General Secretary Matt Wrack has announced further London-wide strike action. The strike, which will take place from 10.00am on November 5th to 9.00am on...
Members of Unite assemble for a demonstration in central London during national strike action by local government workers in July

Unions March Against ‘Breadline Britain’

THOUSANDS of trade unionists – including members of Unite, the GMB and the CWU postal workers’ union – will demonstrate in Manchester today at...

Police Spies – Met’s Unreserved Apology!

THE Metropolitan Police has made an ‘unreserved apology’ and paid an undisclosed amount in compensation to seven women who were tricked into long-term relationships...
In April 2012 Kenyans took their case to the High Court demanding compensation for the massive slaughter of up to 90,000 Kenyans by the British colonial  administration in the 1950s and 60s

90,000 Kenyans executed – £19.9m compensation

UK Foreign Secretary Hague yesterday expressed ‘sincere regret’ and announced compensation totalling £19.9m for Kenyans who were tortured during the Mau Mau uprising in...
The BMA demonstrating in March to try and stop the Health and Social Care Bill from becoming law

NHS On-Line Surgeries ‘Will Cost Lives!’

PROPOSALS to ‘save £3 billion’ by transferring NHS services onto the web to end the overcrowding of GP surgeries have been condemned by charities...

Smash The Health Bill

Public sector union Unison and the TUC have called a candle-lit vigil outside parliament at 9.30pm on September 7th, as the Health and Social...
Relatives of Jean Charles de Menezes outside Downing Street recently to protest over his

COMMANDER DICK GAVE ‘AMBIGUOUS’ ORDERS – De Menezes inquest is told

OPERATIONS commander, Cressida Dick, gave ‘ambiguous’ orders in the run-up to the police killing of Jean Charles de Menezes, the inquest into his death...
All over the country, NHS staff, their patients and supporters are battling to save the NHS from the Tory government

No NHS Bed Cuts!

CALLS by NHS England chief nursing officer Jane Cummings to cut acute care beds and close District General Hospitals, were roundly condemned by a...

PCS privatisation warning!

CABINET Office minister Francis Maude’s continuing claims that his attempt at mutualising (privatising) a government body enjoys staff support is completely undermined by figures...

STRIKE ON! ‘WALSH LOOKING FOR A WAR’ – says Unite leader Woodley

British Airways cabin crew are taking three-days of strike action today, tomorrow and Monday and a further four-days strike action starting on March 27th. After...
Demonstrators in Forest Gate denounce Blair as the terrorist and demand the police apologise for the raid on a local working class family

APOLOGISE! Forest Gate residents condemn raid

Hundreds of youth and workers demonstrated outside Forest Gate police station denouncing the capitalist state and declaring that ‘Tony Blair is the terrorist!’ They were...
Greek workers and youth marching in Athens against mass sackings and demanding permanent jobs

2010 – year for revolutions! NEW YEAR MANIFESTO by News Line Editorial Board

NEWS LINE sends its revolutionary greetings for 2010 to the working class and the poor of the planet. We especially greet the insurgent masses...
Demonstrators against the war on Lebanon condemn Blair and Beckett for supporting Israel’s ‘blitzkrieg’

LEBANON ‘WAS OUR BREAKING POINT’ say Labour Party members in Beckett’s constituency

Thirty-seven Labour Party members in Foreign Secretary Beckett’s Derby South constituency yesterday announced their defection to the Liberal Democrats at a press conference at...

Hague Sued Over US Drone Attacks

Foreign Secretary Hague is being sued over the alleged UK policy of handing over GCHQ-sourced intelligence to the CIA to aid US drone...
BA cabin crew on the picket line during their strike action before Easter – cabin crew members yesterday demanded more strikes be immediately called by their union, Unite

Set The Strike Dates Now! Demand Cabin Crew

‘We want the next strike dates set now,’ a female British Airways cabin crew member at Heathrow told News Line yesterday. She was responding ...
Postal workers and their families marching in Crewe on October 25 demanding the Mail Centre be kept open

MARCH TO DEFEND MAIL CENTRE! – through Milton Keynes

CWU postal workers and their families are marching through Bletchley, Milton Keynes on Saturday, against the planned closure of the Mail Centre. Paul Moffat,...
Young Socialists marchers received an enthusiastic response in Birmingham last Saturday for their stand against ASBOs and Dispersal Orders

NO TO CITY ACADEMIES! – TUC rejects Blair ‘flagship’ policy

THE TUC yesterday voted unanimously to oppose city academies. The National Union of Teachers President Hilary Bills urged the TUC to step up a campaign...

‘Performance-related’ pay NHS deal must be rejected!

GMB rightly recommended their members to reject the Tory government’s NHS pay offer, as a 6.5% pay increase over three years, when compared with...
Workers on the TUC march last October making it clear they want a general strike now!

TUC must call – GENERAL STRIKE NOW!

TODAY’S meeting of the General Council of the TUC must go beyond considering the practicalities of a general strike and actually call one, Dave...

‘LISTEN TO US OR ELSE!’ – US & France warn Syria

THE US and France yesterday threatened Syria with sanctions. They accused Syrian President Assad of failing to cooperate fully with the UN investigation into the...

‘Hospitals a thing of the past’ – vicious Tory attack on NHS

HOSPITALS as we know them will become a thing of the past ‘over the course of the next decade’, with patients being treated...

BA DEADLINE PASSES – but no strike call by Unite

TALKS between Unite and British Airways passed the second deadline of 12 midday yesterday. This was after BA requested an extension when the first deadline...

BROWN’S ‘NEW POLITICS’ – as Blair goes missing

WITH Prime Minister Blair organising his post premiership job, Chancellor Brown stepped forward yesterday to promote the latest New Labour ‘vision’ of a ‘patriotic...

Labour landslide victory in Oldham West

PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn has said Labour’s win in the Oldham West and Royton by-election shows its ‘strength and the appeal of its anti-austerity...

SAFETY RULES BROKEN says RMT leader Bob Crow

‘There was chaos on the Underground this morning,’ rail union RMT general secretary Bob Crow said yesterday. Commenting on the 24-hour strike by 4,000 RMT...
The new 30x6ft banner erected outside Chase Farm Hospital that replaces the 3x3ft sign that was there when a 2-year-old child was taken by his mother to what she thought was the A&E, only to find the door to the Urgent Care Centre was locked. The child di

Chase Farm ‘needs its A&E back – not a new sign!’

ON 15th January a two-year-old child died at North Middlesex Hospital after having been taken to Chase Farm Hospital. The baby’s name was Muhammad Hashir...
Young Socialists lobbying the TUC demanding the abolition of zero-hours contracts – Balls refused to deal with the issue in his speech to the Labour Party Conference

Balls to means-test pensioners!

LABOUR Shadow Home Secretary Ed Balls, yesterday made it crystal clear that if elected, Labour would continue Tory policy to to make pensioners, workers,...