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Palestine Demands A Criminal Investigation

PALESTINE has demanded an immediate international criminal investigation into the Tel Aviv regime’s policy of settlement expansion and expropriation of Palestinian territories. The Palestinian Ministry...

PCS Universal Credit strike ballot

PUBLIC and Commercial Services (PCS) union members working in Universal Credit are voting on whether to take strike action over workloads and staff recruitment. The...

Bloody Sunday only 1 prosecution

‘WE WILL continue on and hopefully get the rest of the perpetrators to justice, because there are legal means to get them prosecuted and...

Child benefit savage cuts

STRUGGLING families are losing out on hundreds of pounds a year as a result of changes to child benefit over the past decade, said...

BRITISH STEEL SEEKING £100m LOAN

BRITISH Steel is seeking a £100m loan from the government in order to meet an EU emission rules attack. Previously, the company could have used...

Bawa-Garba Victory

DOCTOR Hadiza Bawa-Garba, who was struck off the medical register, has won a further victory and will now be allowed to start working as...

Corbyn urges reject May and embrace EU

‘PARLIAMENT should do its job today and say No to the Prime Minister,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said during yesterday’s debate and vote on...

AUTO-ENROLMENT PENSIONS ROBBERY

MILLIONS of workers will see their take-home pay fall when contribution rates for those with auto-enrolment pensions are hiked in six weeks time. Since 2012,...

NHS registration fee – 18% hike opposed

A 38,000-STRONG petition was handed in to the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) in Kennington, south London at midday yesterday, protesting at the...

Climate change activists block central London

THOUSANDS of ‘Extinction Rebellion’ protesters blocked key areas of central London yesterday demanding action from the government on the ‘climate and ecological emergency’. Traffic was...

NO TRIAL BY MEDIA! mass protest in support of Grenfell firefighters

A MASS protest in support of the fire service took place outside Ladbroke Grove fire station on Monday night, by residents who live in...

CORPORATE DEBT BUBBLE SET TO BURST

THE CORPORATE debt mountain may trigger a devastating, self-feeding chain reaction of fire sales of junk bonds, threatening to collapse the entire financial system,...

TEF ‘NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE’

THE DEEPLY unpopular Teaching Excellence Frame (Tef) work is failing students, hated by lecturers and not fit for purpose concludes a report released today...

Corbyn demands permanent Customs Union

‘ONE area that the leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn and I do not agree,’ Tory PM Theresa May said in the House of...

Ireland-Germany fear ‘no-deal’ Brexit

IRELAND and Germany have issued warnings about the consequences of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. To ‘prepare for no deal’ the Irish deputy prime minister Simon...

The prince and the oligarch

AN investment bank, led by an oligarch who collaborated with Prince Charles on charity work, managed a network of offshore companies moving billions out...

CHILDREN GOING TO SCHOOL HUNGRY

‘THIS report rightly blames the government’s austerity agenda, including cuts to support services and children’s centres, for limiting the educational potential of disadvantaged young...

LABOUR RENEGADE AUSTIN REFUSES TO DENY HE’LL VOTE TORY

IAN AUSTIN, MP for Dudley North in the West Midlands, who quit the Labour Party yesterday, said that he will not call a by-election,...

Enthusiastic BEIS strike solid

PCS members at the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) began their two-day strike for the London Living Wage at 3.00pm on...

PFI hospital ‘never events’ – Wrong pipe! 85-year-old given air instead of oxygen

HOSPITALS built under the hated Private Finance Initiative (PFI) do not respond well to ‘never events’ where patients’ lives are put in to serious...

University wages strike ballots

UCU members at Coventry University are being balloted for industrial action in a row over pay. The ballot opened yesterday and closes on Tuesday...

Police attempt to silence journalists

THE NATIONAL Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the UK and Ireland yesterday condemned an attempt by the Police Service of Northern Ireland and Durham...

‘HONOUR THE GUARD GUARANTEE!’ – RMT challenges South Western

THE RMT has launched a direct challenge to South Western Railway to honour the guard guarantee on their trains. It wants a ‘yes or no’...

Labour leader Corbyn for second referendum!

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn insisted yesterday that whatever Parliament decides, Brexit should be put to a ‘popular vote’, and that Labour is still campaigning...

UK deporting Zimbabweans

LAWYERS and rights campaigners say the UK government has been working with Zimbabwean authorities to deport asylum seekers who are wanted back home for...

GUAIDO SETS THE SCENE FOR US MILITARY INTERVENTION

VENEZUELA’S self-declared interim leader Juan Guaidó has set up a confrontation over US aid by calling for Venezuelans to cross borders and bring it...

A breach of human right

THE TORIES’ ‘right to rent’ checks are a breach of human rights, the High Court ruled yesterday. These are rules which force landlords to do...

Aylesbury solitary confinement

THE Aylesbury Young Offender Institution in Buckinghamshire has been locking up hundreds of teenage prisoners in their cells in solitary confinement for over 23-hours...

Khalida jarrar free at last

KHALIDA Jarrar, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) is free! She was greeted by a cheering crowd after...

Tories drop debate and vote

THE GOVERNMENT has dropped the debate and vote on The Financial Services Bill which seeks to secure funds that can be released if there...

Brady ready to support May deal

SIR GRAHAM Brady, the chair of the Tories’ 1922 Committee, said yesterday, ‘the whole country is tired’ and that people should back the PM...

London Bombings Linked To Iraq War

Former Labour cabinet minister Clare Short yesterday insisted she ‘had no doubt’ the July 7th London bombings were linked to Iraq and Palestine. Short...

Umunna ready for new party

THE Independent Group of eight ex-Labourites and three ex-Tories is in talks with the Electoral Commission about becoming a fully-fledged political party, group spokesman...

‘We’ll picket until we get our jobs back’

GATE Gourmet workers on the picket line at Heathrow Airport yesterday, said their lobby of the TUC General Council on Wednesday had been...

NUS gives full support for university strikes!

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) threw its weight behind the biggest ever wave of strikes on university campuses yesterday. The NUS pledged its solid...

NO TO 90 DAYS! – Blair and police suffer major defeat

‘BLAIR should go’, said former Labour minister Glenda Jackson yesterday after a rebellion by 49 Labour MPs saw the government defeated by 322-291 votes...

‘All asbestos must be removed from schools!’

Education unions in the UK have reaffirmed the urgent need to protect students and education workers from asbestos in schools, demanding that ‘all asbestos...

‘DOING THE DIRTY WORK FOR DICTATORS’ – Blair and Clarke accused

‘Is it our intention to do the dirty work for dictatorships all over the world?’ Labour MP John Denham challenged Home Secretary Clarke yesterday. Denham...

‘WE WILL FIGHT FOR OUR RIGHTS’ says Gate Gourmet Branch Secretary

‘THE union solicitor is filing our cases for employment tribunals. The cases must be filed before 90 days, we’ve waited for the company to...

BLAIR WARNING FOR CHAVEZ AND EVO MORALES – at EU-Americas talks

UK Prime Minister Blair yesterday attacked the Bolivian and Venezuelan presidents over their moves to end the foreign exploitation of their countries’ gas...

‘NO RETREAT’ say striking lecturers

LECTURERS at 140 universities and colleges of higher education across the UK took national strike action yesterday, vowing: ‘We will not back down on...

POLICE KNOW BEST! – Blair’s message for House of Commons

Prime Minister Blair yesterday attacked MPs for opposing the police demand for powers to hold people for 90 days without charge. Blair told his monthly...

BLAIR MUST GO – says RMT

RMT rail union general secretary Bob Crow repeated a call for Blair to go yesterday in the wake of Wednesday’s Terrorism Bill defeat. Crow said:...

Gate Gourmet workers support French strikers

Locked out Gate Gourmet workers, on their picket line at Heathrow Airport yesterday, spoke out in support of the French airport workers who are...

VOTE WRP ON DECEMBER 12! BREAK WITH THE EU! FORWARD TO A WORKERS GOVERNMENT...

THE DECEMBER 12th election is a crisis election, in a situation where the worldwide crisis of capitalism is deepening rapidly to explosion point. Eleven...