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130,000 homeless children this Xmas

MORE than 130,000 homeless children will be living in temporary accommodation this Christmas in Britain, according to estimates by the homeless charity Shelter. In...

‘Syrians Alone Have The Right To Choose The Government’

‘SEATED amongst us today in this room, are representatives of countries that have the blood of Syrians on their hands, countries that have exported...
Up to 200 people took part in yesterday’s picket of the Zimbabwe embassy despite rain

Hundreds picket Zimbabwe embassy

UP TO 200 trade unionists from Britain, including leading officials of the TUC and its affiliated unions, including UNISON, the TGWU, Amicus, Prospect and...

Syria To Get S-300 Anti-Aircraft Missiles

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says Russia is going ahead with deliveries of S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to the Syrian army. The arms will help...
Over 50 local workers and campaigners joined the West London Council of Action mass Xmas picket outside Ealing Hospital yesterday

SAVE EALING A&E – REOPEN MATERNITY says mass picket

‘IT is more important for them to save money than save lives!’ Halla Kim, RCN member and nurse at Ealing Hospital declared yesterday morning...

Olympics order of battle!

Royal Air Force Typhoon jets based at RAF Northolt will be roaring across London and the home counties tomorrow and Saturday as part of...

CORUS SHUTDOWN OUTRAGE – 3,000 jobs threatened

Steel union, Community, yesterday expressed ‘outrage’ at the announcement to ‘mothball’ Teesside Cast Products with a threat to 2,000 jobs. The union said that move...

‘Stay Off Work From Next Monday’ Say Neu Leaders!

MANY schools across the UK will not be able to remain open past the end of the week, say teachers’ leaders. ASCL general secretary Geoff...
The BMA took to the streets  with its banners in March this year, now its members are coming out on strike

BMA to strike on June 21!

DOCTORS will take strike action in defence of their NHS pension scheme on Thursday June 21st, the BMA confirmed yesterday, following an overwhelming YES...

NHS JOBLESS GROWS – as Department of health sees no crisis

THREE-QUARTERS of newly-qualified nurses are unable to find jobs because trusts are freezing recruitment, the RCN (Royal College of Nursing) said yesterday. The (RCM) Royal...

GP surgeries closure crisis

THE Tory government ‘should concentrate on expanding GP numbers rather than promising patients undeliverable services’, Dr Chaand Nagpaul, chair of the British Medical Association...
Marchers in London on July 1st demanding ‘Tories Out’!

May Being Urged To Risk Split And Sack Johnson!

AN UNDER siege Theresa May was fighting for her political life yesterday as she suggested she would not shy away from sacking foreign secretary...

Sacked in the ‘National Interest’ – shipyard workers condemn Cameron

WORKERS yesterday condemned the shutting down of shipbuilding after the slashing of 2,000 jobs in Portsmouth and Glasgow. BAE Systems, the defence...

Saif Al-Islam Gadaffi Freed

SAIF AL-ISLAM GADAFFI, son of murdered Libyan leader, Muammar Gadaffi, has been released from prison, according to the militia that has held him for...

PETROL £1 A LITRE – as economic crisis deepens

The average UK price of unleaded petrol yesterday went over £1 per litre for the first time, as oil reached almost $100 a barrel...
London firefighters rallying yesterday outside the London Fire Brigade Headquarters – they are absolutely determined to defend their hard won conditions

London FBU Strike Ballot!

‘WE will commence a ballot for strike action in seven days’ time,’ Fire Brigades Union General Secretary Matt Wrack announced to a demonstration of...

Gate Gourmet workers demand hardship pay

LOCKED out Gate Gourmet workers said yesterday that they were very happy with their conference with the News Line on Sunday. Mrs Rajamy Sharma told...

ESCALATE ACTION – as Oxford walk out

‘WE ARE going to escalate the strike action,’ a Communication Workers Union spokeswoman told News Line yesterday evening. However, she added that after a long...
Greek workers on the march fighting the dictatorship of the EU Central Bank – the struggle is now about to spread to Italy

Italy Hits The Rocks!

Italian finance minister Giulio Tremonti was yesterday in talks with Jean-Claude Juncker, chair of the Eurogroup of finance ministers from the 17 eurozone countries,...

Stormy Syriza Meeting

GREEK Prime Minister and leader of SYRIZA (Coalition of the Radical Left) Alexis Tsipras convened a meeting on Wednesday of SYRIZA’s 149 parliamentary deputies...
Gate Gourmet workers campaigning against their sacking by venture capitalist Texas Pacific at the recent TGWU biennial conference

Bank Hints At Rate Rises To Come

‘It is too soon to tell how far the disruption in financial markets will impair the availability of credit to companies and households,’ said...
Nurses rally in central London on May 11 against cuts

THIRTY NURSES FACE THE SACK –UNISON threatens industrial action at North Devon NHS Trust

Sixty health workers including thirty nurses are to lose their jobs at North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple as the NHS Trust seeks to...

PO strike today

FURTHER strike action has been called by the CWU over Post Office management’s cost-cutting measures. The strike action is taking place today, and will involve...
Mass picket by bus workers during strike action at Metroline bus company in west London last November

A Damning Indictment Of The Bus Industry

A SURVEY published yesterday shows that bus workers believe that the privatised bus companies are far more interested in making big profits than providing...
Relatives of Jean Charles de Menezes and lawyers for his family holding a press conference at the TUC in London yesterday

‘INCONCEIVABLE!’ – that Sir Ian Blair did not know that Jean Charles de Menezes...

‘NO ONE has been held responsible for anything, no one is going to be prosecuted and the police have been allowed to get away...
A section of last Friday’s 10,000-strong demonstration outside the Israeli embassy in London demanding an end to the Israeli onslaught on Gaza

Rafah school shelled!

TEN Palestinians were killed on Sunday after Israeli shells hit a UN school in Rafah where thousands of people were sheltering from the ongoing...

‘REJECT THIS DEAL! – THEY ARE TRYING TO BREAK OUR UNITY’ – Gate Gourmet...

‘THEY are trying to break our unity. We reject this deal,’ Gate Gourmet picket Mrs Gill said yesterday. She was responding to proposals brought forward...

Obama’s last-minute talks – US on the brink

WITH Congress adjourned for the weekend, US President Obama was holding last-minute talks with Republican and Democratic leaders at the White House yesterday evening...

Fear of masses dominates EU talks

BOTH the UK and the EU claimed yesterday that ‘progress’ is being made in the Brexit talks. Unresolved issues include intellectual property, data protection, the...
A section of the conference listening to the opening speech from BILL ROGERS Secretary of the North East London Council of Action

‘BUILD COUNCILS OF ACTION’ – organise general strike to defend the NHS

BILL Rogers the secretary of the North East London Council of Action welcomed 100 workers and youth to yesterday’s conference in Enfield...
Construction workers picketing outside the Isle of Grain power station in Kent yesterday morning

Power Workers Call For National Jobs Action

Over fifty power industry construction workers demonstrating outside the Isle of Grain power station in Kent yesterday morning demanded national action to defend jobs...

RML calls for Greek workers and small farmers government

THE City Council of Acharnes, one the local councils of the Greater Athens area, with a population of over 100,000 voted on Thursday to...

Vital local council services collapsing

VITAL local services are collapsing, council workers have warned in a new survey conducted by their union, Unison. Unison warned that Tory cuts have...

Private midwifery company operating within the NHS!

A PRIVATE midwifery company now has a contract with ten NHS trusts, with up to 300 women a year using a private midwife during...
PCS leader MARK SERWOTKA with National Gallery workers demonstrating against privatisation outside parliament

PCS Leader Purged By Labour!

THE leader of one of the country’s biggest trade unions yesterday hit back at Labour after being told his vote on the party leadership...

South African Strike Wave Spreads

THE strikes that have halted work at seven of South Africa’s gold and platinum mines have spread to the chrome sector. It emerged yesterday that...

‘Regime Change At Bbc’

THE BBC must undergo a radical overhaul said chairman of the BBC Trust Chris Patten yesterday. Speaking in the wake of Saturday evening’s resignation by...
GPs demonstrating in Rugby against the privatisation of surgeries

BMA collaborating with Tory White Paper!

Leaders of the British Medical Association (BMA) are pressing ahead with assisting GP commissioning, as outlined in the government’s White Paper to privatise the...

Mass Executions In Sirte

Fifty-three Muammar Gadaffi loyalists were executed by members of the counter-revolutionary NTC at a Sirte hotel last week, Human Rights Watch reported yesterday. Human...

‘COLOSSAL BA PROFITS!’ – while mixed fleet cabin crew fight for a living wage

‘COLOSSAL profits confirm British Airways can easily afford to end the obscenity of cabin crew poverty,’ Unite said yesterday responding to BA’s announcement yesterday...
NEWS LINE ANNIVERSARY RALLY: SUNDAY 2nd DECEMBER

NEWS LINE ANNIVERSARY RALLY: SUNDAY 2nd DECEMBER

The News Line Anniversary Rally takes place on Sunday December 2nd from 2-6pm at Skeel Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary university, Mile End, London E1 For...
A section of yesterday morning’s picket of Chase Farm Hospital

Battle On To Stop Chase Farm Closure

‘WE’RE having a good picket today,’ said Bill Rogers, secretary of the North-East London Council of Action, outside Chase Farm Hospital yesterday. The Council of...
Confident striking BA cabin crew on the picket line last Thursday at Heathrow during the first of their five-day strike actions

‘WALSH WON’T BEAT US’ say cabin crew

THERe was a family day event for the striking BA cabin crew at Bedfont Football Club yesterday, with bouncy castle, face painting and other...
A section of the early morning mass picket which will now take place daily from 9.00am to 2.00pm to keep Chase Farm Hospital open

Chase Farm Daily Picket

MONDAY’S launch of the daily picket of Chase Farm Hospital, in preparation to occupy the departments threatened with closure, was a roaring success. The...

‘Deliberate execution!’ – Palestinian teenagers shot dead

A SENIOR Palestinian official has accused Israel of the ‘deliberate execution’ of two Palestinian teenagers shot dead by border policemen in a clash in...