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‘We will balance the books’ Tory Chancellor indicates tax hikes & cuts to come

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YESTERDAY, Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak, speaking at the Tory Party conference, assured the party that his main objective is to get the debt under...

The Great Care Home Massacre!

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A series of ‘shockingly irresponsible’ government decisions put tens of thousands of older people’s lives at risk and led to multiple violations of care...

ASDA takeover – 100,000 at risk

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THE GMB union has demanded assurances from the new owners of Asda over the future of over 100,000 workers as the supermarket chain was...

OBR predicts 4 million unemployed – as Furlough scheme begins winding down

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AS OF YESTERDAY the Tory government’s contribution to furloughed workers’ wages was cut, marking the beginning of the end of the scheme – with...

UK, US, French Role In Invasion Of Libya Exposed By Wikileaks!

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‘WIKILEAKS publication represents a great victory for freedom of expression in the face of government secrecy,’ said a statement by respected journalist Patrick Cockburn,...

‘Flawed algorithm’ throws unemployed to the wolves

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UNIVERSAL CREDIT claimants have been thrown into destitution, poverty, homelessness and starvation as a direct result of a ‘flawed algorithm’ a damning new welfare...

Forty universities infected by Covid

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AS MANY as 40 different universities around the UK have now reported corona cases as the virus sweeps through the education system. After the University...

Met Students Confined To Rooms By Security Guards!

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STUDENTS at Manchester Metropolitan University are confined to their rooms, with security officers keeping them inside. In a statement, Manchester Met said: ‘Our security teams...

Greek School Pupils Rise Up

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SEVERAL hundreds of secondary schools throughout Greece remain shut as school students refused to attend classes considering the Covid-19 government guidelines to be ineffective. Last...

TUC gives its full support to Sunak

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ADDRESSING the Labour shadow secretary Anneliese Dodds, the Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday in the House of Commons: ‘I do stand ready to work...

THIS CASE THREATENS PRESS FREEDOM says Julian Assange’s fiancée

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‘THIS CASE is a grave threat to press freedom, not just for Julian Assange, but for all British journalists,’ lawyer Stella Morris, Julian Assange’s...

‘Free pass to commit war crimes’ – Amnesty slams army immunity from prosecution

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‘IT IS in no-one’s interests for members of the armed forces to be given a free pass over alleged war crimes’ said Kate Allen,...

TORIES IMPOSE £10,000 FINES! – and make appeal for informers

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THE TORY government is imposing a new legal duty to ‘self-isolate’ if instructed to do so by ‘NHS Test and Trace’ from next Monday,...

Unite urges BA staff to accept pay cut

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THE UNITE union has sent a ‘GSS UPDATE 17 SEPT’ to its below-wing ground staff members working at Heathrow to try and persuade them...

Patients to be turned away from A&E – Hancock outlines NHS 111 First

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YESTERDAY in Parliament, Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that less serious cases would be turned away from A&E and only the most serious...

Attack on WikiLeaks countered – day 11 of hearing

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DURING DAY 11 of the hearing yesterday at the Old Bailey, in which the prosecution is attempting to get WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange extradited...

Unite union claims partial BA U-turn – draft agreement to be put to ballot

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UNITE union said yesterday that it welcomes what it has called British Airway’s ‘partial U-turn on fire and rehire’ but warns issues are ‘not...

Palestinians rise up against Bahrain-UAE-Israel signing

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PALESTINIANS in the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank rose up in anger to denounce the normalisation deals signed in Washington yesterday afternoon...

TUC must act to free Assange says father

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JOHN SHIPTON yesterday called for the TUC to take up the fight for the release of his son, Julian Assange, and prevent his extradition...

‘Trump is behind drive to extradite Assange’ – says US lawyer alleging Trump wants...

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US PRESIDENT Trump is behind the politically motivated prosecution of Julian Assange who he said should receive the death penalty, it was alleged by...

SECOND COVID PEAK IS LIKELY! say thousands of BMA doctors

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THOUSANDS of doctors say a second Covid peak is very likely and is their greatest fear this winter. A major survey of doctors by the...

Unite Demands 15% NHS Pay Rise

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NHS workers should receive an early pay rise of 15 per cent or £3,000, whichever is greater, the Unite union, said yesterday. Unite, which has...

Assange hearing adjourned after Covid fears for lawyer – his supporters block the street

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ON DAY four yesterday of the Old Bailey hearing deciding the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange the proceedings were adjourned until Monday while...

Assange Must Be Freed Now!

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ON DAY three of the case against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, at the Old Bailey in central London, yesterday morning the court went straight...

‘Unions must strike to release Assange!’ Protesters rally outside the Old Bailey

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‘THE TRADE unions should organise mass demonstrations and call a general strike,’ Julian Assange Defence Committee member Joe Brack told News Line yesterday. He was...

Corona spreading through England’s school system!

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DESPITE warnings from unions the Tories re-opened schools last week, and now coronavirus has begun spreading through the school system across England. Five teachers at...

Mass Protest On First Day Of Assange Case

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A CROWD of over 200 supporters of jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange demonstrated outside the Old Bailey in central London yesterday prior to the...

Right to attend your A&E being ended!

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NHS England (NHSE) is pressing ahead with setting up a new emergency care system, under the guise of reducing crowding in A&E departments. Patients will...

‘It’s Time To Dismantle The System!’ Tate Strikers Told

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‘CORONAVIRUS is no reason to fire us!’ shouted over 150 strikers rallying outside the Tate Modern Gallery on Bankside yesterday afternoon. The strikers were marking...

Brutal pay and job cuts at Heathrow! – Unite leaders on their knees! Replace...

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HEATHROW has threatened unions that unless they accept brutal pay cuts, they will start enforcing job cuts! The ultimatum delivered by the bosses proposes cutting...

Scottish Schools Re-0Pening Failure

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DESPITE the Scottish experiment of opening schools in August proving to be a total failure, the Tories proceeded with the re-opening of schools in...

Palestinian fury over Israeli flight to UAE!

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PALESTINIAN political factions have reacted with fury to the first official visit by an Israeli delegation to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to finalise...

Capita Closing Third Of Offices

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OUTSOURCING firm Capita is to close over a third of its offices in the UK permanently – despite the Tory government launching a new...

Trump Supporter Shot Dead In Portland

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A MAN was shot dead in Portland, Oregon as a large demonstration of supporters of President Trump clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters. The city...

85,000 deaths across UK this winter predicted

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A LEAKED government report suggests a ‘reasonable worst case scenario’ of 85,000 deaths across the UK this winter due to Covid-19. The document also says...

Unite Pleads With Tories To Extend Job Retention Scheme!

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UNITE and over 100 MPs have joined forces to plead with Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the job retention scheme (JRS) for the aviation...

NURSES DRIVEN OUT – Low pay & axing bursary has caused 37,821 vacancies

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THERE are now 37,821 nurse vacancies in the NHS, NHS England confirmed yesterday, releasing the latest data. This is a rise of 1,738 from the...

COVID-19 STAFF DEATHS – HSE Executive is urged to investigate

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THE Health and Safety Executive is being urged to investigate hospitals and care homes over the widespread Covid-19 infections among staff, which led to...

Patel approves Taser upgrades for police! – ‘Tasers kill’ warns Liberty

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‘TASERS can kill, and they are disproportionately used against people of colour,’ Rosalind Comyn of campaign group Liberty said yesterday. She was responding to Tory...

‘Do not resuscitate’ care homes scandal – Professor Leary demands investigation

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A STARTLING new report published by the Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) states that during the peak of the pandemic people in care homes were...

PCS Fights Tate Sackings

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A RALLY of over 200 PCS strikers from Tate Enterprises, employed at Tate Modern and Tate Britain galleries was held on Saturday outside the...

UK DEBT NOW EXCEEDS £2tn!

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UK GOVERNMENT debt has risen above £2 trillion for the first time amid heavy spending to support the failing capitalist economy amid the coronavirus...

‘Industrial action inevitable’ – Unite

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‘LEGAL and industrial action is inevitable,’ Unite said yesterday, the day a mass meeting took place at the grounds of Bedfont FC in Feltham,...

‘ISSUE A CALL TO ARMS AND ORGANISE A GENERAL STRIKE!’ – airport workers urge...

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‘UNITE said they were going to call a strike and they should have gone ahead with it. They said they were going to, but...

‘Unite has aided mass sackings!’ – BA workers demand recall Unite conference to sack...

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BRITISH Airways workers yesterday accused their union leaders of ‘aiding and abetting’ BA in its mass sackings and contract-busting plans, and demanded the Unite...