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‘THE NHS IS BEING SOLD OFF AS WE SPEAK!’ – says Anna Athow,...

THE British Medical Association (BMA) yesterday urged all Conservative Party leadership candidates to commit to excluding the NHS from any post-Brexit trade deals. In a...

‘Our NHS is not for sale to the US!’ – Corbyn tells anti-Trump rally

‘THIS SHOULD not be a debate about how we go forward with a no deal Brexit and at the same time offering up our...

‘EU let thousands drown in Med’ – Lawyers submission to International Criminal Court

THE EUROPEAN Union must be hauled before the International Criminal Court (ICC) and prosecuted ‘for crimes against humanity’ after letting ‘thousands of refugees drown...

Trump Pushes For UK Regime Change

NIGEL Farage should be involved in the government’s Brexit negotiations and the UK should be prepared to leave the EU with no deal, Donald...

Greek Bankworkers Fight Sackings

GREEK bankworkers at the Piraeus Bank went on a national strike last Friday against mass sackings. On the orders of the EU all Greek...

138 GP Surgeries Shut Last Year!

ONE HUNDRED and thirty-eight GP surgeries shut last year, compared to 18 the previous year, the latest GP workforce figures from NHS Digital show,...

Hammond pledges to bring down no-deal Tories!

Chancellor Hammond said yesterday that he would seek to bring down the Tory government if it tried to take Britain out of the European...

Parents & children lobby Downing St

OVER 500 parents and children held an angry protest outside Downing Street demanding an increase in funding for children with special educational needs and...

Council Made Millions While Cutting Grenfell Costs!

THE COUNCIL responsible for Grenfell Tower made multimillion-pound property deals while cutting costs to the tower’s restoration, it has emerged. Seventy-two people died when a...

Blairite Campbell Expelled From The Labour Party!

FORMER Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell has been expelled from the Labour Party after he revealed that he voted for the Liberal Democrats in...

Poa Backing Corbyn

The POA (Prison Officers Association) is backing labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his Shadow Cabinet ‘to come through the setback of the EU elections...

Notts College Industrial Action Ballot

MEMBERS of the University and College Union (UCU) at Nottingham College began balloting for industrial action yesterday as part of a row over new...

‘ANTI-CORBYN COUP!’ – WATSON ACCUSED BY McCLUSKEY

THE CLAMOUR from senior Labour figures, including deputy leader Tom Watson, shadow chancellor John McDonnell and shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry, for Labour to...

Hezbollah – a strategic threat to Israel

NAIM Qassim, deputy secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement, has underlined the continued resistance against the US and Israel will never surrender. ‘The only...

Tsipras Calls General Election

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a general election for June 30 following the heavy defeat in last Sunday’s Euro elections of his...

STOP NO-DEAL BREXIT ‘BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY!’ – urges John McDonnell and Shami...

LABOUR Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Shadow Attorney General Shami Chakrabarti yesterday called for uniting with ‘moderate’ Tory MPs to stop a no-deal Brexit...

70,000 Nurses Shortfall In Next 5 Years

A LEAKED copy of the Tory government report into the NHS staffing crisis reveals that there is set to be a shortfall of nearly...

Prosecute Netanyahu For Fraud Demands Tel Aviv Mass Rally

Thousands of demonstrators rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday against moves by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to secure immunity from prosecution on fraud...

MAY QUITS! Now bring down Tories

AT 10:36 yesterday morning PM May announced that she will resign as PM on June 7. She said: ‘I have agreed with the Party Chairman...

Huge rise in US military spending

THE US senate has unveiled a draft bill that would authorise Washington to modernise its nuclear weapon arsenal, in a move to counter China’s...

MAY’S GRENFELL CLAIM ‘DISGRACEFUL’ says FBU

FOLLOWING Theresa May’s resignation speech, in which the Prime Minister spoke of her response to the Grenfell Tower Fire, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU)...

TORIES WANT A NEW LEADER TO MEET TRUMP ON JUNE 3rd

PM MAY’S Brexit Withdrawal Bill will not be published or debated until early June, the government said yesterday as she came under more pressure...

Bma Condemns ‘Cruel And Vindictive’ Whorlton Hall

THE BMA has condemned the ‘cruel, vindictive and abusive’ behaviour exposed by Panorama at the private Whorlton Hall hospital. Responding to last night’s Panorama programme,...

Royal Mail Job Security Crisis

ASSURANCES about the future job security of Royal Mail managers are being sought by Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union, following the company’s ‘poor’...

‘MAY’S TIME HAS RUN OUT!’ – Corbyn calls for general election

TORY PM Theresa May’s ‘time has run out,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told Parliament yesterday. He added: ‘She no longer has the authority to offer...

Steel Closure Is Devastating

THE TORIES ‘must bring British Steel into public ownership’, Unite said after the devastating announcement that the industry fell into liquidation yesterday morning. Unite assistant...

Hamas Condemns Bahrain Conference

A HIGH–RANKING member of the Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, said yesterday that the Palestinian nation vigorously rejects US President Donald Trump’s controversial proposal for...

NATIONALISE BRITISH STEEL says Unite trade union

THE UNITE trade union yesterday urged ministers to take British Steel into public control if a deal cannot be struck between owners Greybull, its...

Tories have taken no action to stop another Grenfell

NEARLY two years since the Grenfell fire, in which 72 people lost their lives, the government has done nothing to adequately prepare fire and...

54,000 Mothers A Year Lose Jobs

AHEAD of the House of Commons debate yesterday, the GMB Trade Union says an estimated 54,000 women lose their jobs every year due to...

3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

Safe staffing levels now! demands RCN

NURSES at their annual RCN (Royal College of Nursing) conference in Liverpool yesterday demanded that NHSEngland finally adopts a Safe Staffing Level, requiring by...

Strip Capita!

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...

Corbyn Still On Both Sides

JEREMY Corbyn hemmed and hawed yesterday over whether Labour may back Tory PM May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill which she intends to put before...

35 Years Since Battle Of Orgreave!

ON Saturday, Wakefield was like a sea of miners’ banners, declaring: ‘United we stand, divided we fall,’ ‘An injury to one is an injury...

Iran at Bay – ‘Russia not fire brigade’ – Putin

THE chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Iran does not seek war but is not afraid of one either. Making a...

Junior doctors be warned over the new GPs contract!

JUNIOR doctors be warned. A historic new GP contract has been quietly negotiated by the BMA and NHSEngland, designed to catapult NHS healthcare into...

Sack AfD lecturer demand students

‘STAFF and students will stand together and we will not stand down until he is gone,’ Jo McNeill from the lecturers union UCU said...

Venezuela will defeat the USA

ROCIO Maneiro, Venezuela’s Ambassador to Britain, yesterday launched a new booklet ‘Trump unblock Venezuela’, which details the economic blockade by the US against Venezuela...

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...

May Finished!

PM MAY is to meet with Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbench MPs, to agree a timetable for her departure as...

‘Failing Grayling’ must go says RMT leader Mick Cash

RMT’s Mick Cash has repeated his call for ‘Failing Grayling’ to go as the scale of the probation service scandal emerges. Cash said: ‘The truly...

West Thames College – 8th day of strike action for 5% pay rise

PASSING lorries, cars and buses hooted in support along the busy London Road in Isleworth, west London, as University and College Union (UCU) members...

Somerset pay battle

PRODUCTION workers at Somerset firm Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Bridgwater are to strike for three days over a ‘paltry’ pay offer. The Unite union said its...

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...