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‘CHILD Q’ STRIP-SEARCHING – new guidelines are to be introduced

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MUCH tougher guidelines will be introduced in response to the ‘hugely distressing’ strip-searching of a black schoolgirl referred to as Child Q, the education...

Barts Serco Workers Strike Begins

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MASSES of workers and supporters turned out for the first day of the 15 day strike action at the Royal London Hospital yesterday, part...

27 Unis – Strike Action Monday!

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STRIKE action at 27 universities begins on Monday as a survey shows most UK university staff are considering leaving the sector. A third wave of...

Sheffield lecturers are determined to beat the attack on their pay!

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THERE were picket lines outside every department at Sheffield University’s many buildings yesterday morning with striking lecturers and staff determined to fight until they...

Inquiry into sub-postmasters scandal opens

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‘I WANT someone tried and jailed like I was, then I am settled,’ Harjinder Butoy, who ran the Post Office in the Nottinghamshire market...

Construction workers submit 10% pay claim

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TRADE UNIONS led by Unite, have submitted a pay claim to the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) seeking a 10 per cent pay increase in...

Abusive MI5 agent’s identity cannot be revealed says judge

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THE BBC is to be prevented from naming a man it says exploited his status as an MI5 agent to abuse a partner and...

Barts Trying To Force Through Contract Changes!

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INSULTED Barts Hospital patient transport staff are demonstrating at 12 noon at Newham Hospital in east London today against management’s poor treatment of staff...

‘SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA ARE NOT COST FREE!’ – Sunak warns UK Parliament

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‘THE ACTIONS we have taken to sanction Putin’s regime are not cost free for us at home,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak said yesterday, outlining...

Johnson puts UK military at the disposal of Zelensky!

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TORY PM Johnson visited the Ukrainian capital on Saturday and walked through the deserted streets of Kiev alongside President Volodymyr Zelensky, flanked by machine...

‘Britain must provide war planes for Ukraine’ says Truss

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BRITAIN and other Western powers should provide warplanes to the Ukraine, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said last night at the Mansion House banquet, as...

African-American farmers lost $326bn worth of acreage in the 20th century

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AFRICAN-American farmers lost roughly $326 billion worth of acreage during the 20th century, adding to the racial wealth gap in the United States, a...

Ni Rise – Experienced Nurses Are £935 A Year Worse Off

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THE National Insurance (NI) rise is leaving experienced nurses worse off, even with the proposed pay increase, says the Royal College of Nursing. Responding to...

Met chief Dick warns 43,000 officers over rot throughout force

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THE MET POLICE Commissioner Cressida Dick in light of scandal after scandal engulfing the police force has sent a letter to all 43,000 officers...

Labour Calls For An Emergency Budget!

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LABOUR is calling for an emergency budget to bring forward measures to tackle the cost of living crisis as inflation soars to a 30-year...

3.1% rise in state pension but inflation is now rising twice as fast!

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A 3.1% RISE in the state pension and various benefits has now taken effect but charities have warned it fails to tackle an even...

STRIKE ACTION SPREADS TO 68 UNIS – more than 50,000 staff mandated to strike

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STRIKE action at UK universities spreads to 68 institutions today as more than 50,000 staff are mandated to strike and well over a million...

Bring us back ‘in-house’ – demand Barts SERCO strikers

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BARTS Hospital Trust workers organised a march from the hospital to a meeting at Altab Ali Park on the final Friday of their two-week...

Julian Assange Must Be Freed!

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JOE BRACK from the Julian Assange Defence Committee spoke to News Line yesterday after the Westminster Magistrates Court gave Home Secretary Patel the go-ahead...

Victory to the Crown Post Office strikers!

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‘THE 97.3% strike vote shows the anger of our members and their determination to defeat the pay freeze,’ Mole Meade, Communication Workers Union (CWU)...

Newham ambulance staff fighting to win!

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Ambulance staff demonstrated outside Newham Hospital in East London yesterday against the imposition of grossly inferior un-negotiated new contracts, and demanding that they be...

Tory programme of attacks on working class!

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THE TORY programme of 38 pieces of anti-working class legislation which the government plans during the current parliamentary session was outlined in the Queen’s...

£300m more arms for Ukraine – nothing for struggling households

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TORY PM Boris Johnson acted the buffoon yesterday as he described Ukraine’s war against Russia as the country’s ‘finest hour’, in a video address...

Plan to ‘Fire and Rehire’ 100 teachers at Richmond College

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STAFF are set to strike over a plan to ‘Fire & Rehire’ over 100 teachers at Richmond upon Thames College Staff at Richmond upon Thames...

TORIES ON THE RUN! – get them out with a general strike

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THE TORY government yesterday dropped its attempt to defeat a House of Commons probe into whether Boris Johnson misled MPs about lockdown parties. With the...

Forces of Donetsk Peoples Republic are in full control!

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‘AS of May 27, 2022, the forces of the DPR and the LPR supported by the Russian army’s firepower, liberated and established full control...

HEARTBREAKING! – ‘This report expresses the determination of the families’

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REPEATED catastrophic failures at an NHS trust meant that more than 200 babies may have died and that many others were left with life-changing...

Tories to sack 91,000 civil servants – National strike action certain say union leaders

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THE GOVERNENT wants to sack 91,000 civil service jobs to save money, the UK’s top civil servant says. The aim is to return to 2016...

‘Metropolitan police recruiting criminals’ – concludes police watchdog

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THE METROPOLITAN Police’s approach to tackling corruption within its ranks is ‘fundamentally flawed,’ an inspection by the police watchdog published yesterday concluded. It found the...

Johnson’s mission to India fails

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THE UK and India have agreed on a ‘new and expanded’ defence and security partnership during British premier Boris Johnson’s crisis visit to New...

Johnson-Sunak Are Criminals Say The Met Police!

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PM JOHNSON and Chancellor Sunak are criminals according to the Police! Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak will be issued fines – officially known as fixed...

GPs at Breaking Point!

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MILLIONS more appointments with hundreds fewer GPs is ‘pushing doctors to breaking point’, the BMA warned yesterday. Commenting on the latest NHS Digital GP workforce...

Arriva busworkers are fighting ‘miserly 3% pay offer!’

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SUPPORT for the bus workers, who were out on strike in large numbers yesterday to force private bus owners Arriva to increase their miserly...

NEW ECONOMIC CRASH WILL DWARF 2008! – warn 58 economists

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A GROUP of economists issued an open letter yesterday warning that Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s planned financial deregulation bill will lead to an economic...

Bank of England raises interest rates! – predicts energy costs rise of 40% by...

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UK INTEREST rates have risen to the highest level since 2009 as the Bank of England tries to slow the pace of rapidly rising...

RAISE STAFF PAY OR WE STRIKE! – UCU tells six college administrators

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) yesterday told the bosses of six colleges in the North West to urgently raise staff pay if they...

Hundreds protest in Chicago against Israeli raids

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HUNDREDS of protesters took part in a rally at Wells & South Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago in the United States yesterday, in protest...

‘Unworkable unethical and extortionate!’ – Patel’s war on asylum seekers is condemned

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‘UNWORKABLE, unethical and extortionate,’ was Labour Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper’s response to Home Secretary Priti Patel’s statement to the House of Commons on...

‘Don’t lecture us about wage restraint’ – ‘the alarm bells are ringing!’ says Unite’s...

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‘Don’t lecture us about pay restraint,’ the Unite and GMB unions retorted to appeals from Governor of the Bank of England Andrew Bailey yesterday,...

DWP staff to get police powers! – to investigate the poorest people on Universal...

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DWP STAFF are to get police powers, the Tory government announced yesterday to investigate the poorest people on Universal Credit. The DWP (Department for Work...

Palestinian Deaths Up 500%

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THE Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has condemned the latest escalation of violence by Israeli forces against Palestinians across the occupied territories, saying the Tel...

Labour Demanding Windfall Tax Vote!

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LABOUR is tomorrow demanding a vote in the House of Commons to introduce a windfall tax on oil and gas companies, with former leader...

CWU BT Group to ballot all members for action!

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THE Telecoms & Financial Services Conference voted yesterday to serve legal notice to BT Group of the union’s intention to ballot all appropriate members...

Schoolchildren to be served smaller portions!

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SCHOOL caterers will have to serve children smaller portions or use cheaper ingredients, they were warned yesterday. Andrew Selley, boss of Bidfood, one of the...

RMT will fight any new anti-union legislation

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RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch spoke out defiantly yesterday in response to Tory strike breaking threats to pass laws to ‘ensure minimum staffing levels...