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Unlimited Stop & Search Powers For Police!

TORY PM Johnson’s new police state measures allowing police unlimited stop and search powers have been condemned by Stopwatch, while Shadow Home Secretary Diane...

KHAN CALLS FOR NATIONAL UNITY GOVERNMENT – Corbyn only one of the options

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for the Labour Party to consider backing the creation of a government of ‘national unity’ to stop Brexit. He...

Corbyn moves against Brexit! – towards government of national unity

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill asking him to rule out a no-deal Brexit on October 31, reneging on...

Doctors welcome Tory pensions concessions!

DOCTORS have welcomed a series of concessions by the Treasury, altering the effect on them of punitive pension rules which are in fact forcing...

STATE SPYING: Police launch facial recognition app – UN slams state spying on disabled!

SOUTH Wales Police have launched a facial recognition app which is to be installed on their officers’ phones, prompting human rights campaigners Liberty to...

McDonnell courts nationalists – and vows to defend Corbyn

LABOUR shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has thrown a political bomb into the middle of the Labour Party with his pledge to the Scottish Nationalists...

Hostile Environment – Youth targeted & charged £2,033 every 30 months

THE TORIES’ Hostile Environment is alive and kicking with a new extortionate fee of £2,033 charged every 30 months, targeting people whose immigration status...

Harland & Wolff in administration

WORKERS vowed to continue their occupation and stop the closure of Harland and Wolff shipbuilding industry in Belfast, after the yard went into administration...

LOTHIAN PAYING £1.4m A MONTH FOR HOSPITAL IT CANNOT USE!

A health board is paying over a million pounds a month to a private consortium for a hospital it cannot use. The new children’s hospital...

US BEGINS NEW ARMS RACE! – as Senate agrees to spend £1.37 trillion next...

THE US has begun a new arms race with President Trump’s announcement of the US’ formal withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). This...

Day four of Harland & Wolff occupation – South African unions send international solidarity...

THE OCCUPATION of Harland and Wolff, in Belfast in the north of Ireland, is going from strength to strength, now into its fourth day...

‘Significant Victory’ For Junior Doctors!

THE BMA doctors’ union has hailed the Court of Appeal ruling on rest breaks as ‘a significant victory for junior doctors’. Commenting on the Court...

Harland & Wolff occupied!

SHIPBUILDERS have occupied the Harland & Wolff site in Belfast, closing the gates and refusing to leave, with their unions GMB and Unite demanding...

‘Free Sudanese journalist Sadiq Rizaigi now!’ – NUJ

‘SUDANESE generals must free journalist Sadiq Rizaigi now!’ the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the UK and Ireland demanded yesterday joining calls from...

‘We’ll do everything to avoid “No Deal” exit from EU’ says Corbyn

LABOUR leader Corbyn, appearing on the Sophy Ridge show on Sunday yesterday, was asked: ‘Can you guarantee that you’ll call a confidence motion before...

‘US plots to devalue our currency have failed!’ – says Iran

THE GOVERNOR of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) said yesterday that plots to force a massive devaluation of Iran’s national currency to ruin...

Russia Today fined £200,000!

BRITISH broadcast regulator Ofcom has just slapped Russia Today (RT) with a six-figure £200,000 fine for allegedly breaching impartiality rules. The fine comes before a...

NISSAN WILL SACK 12,500! Sunderland’s future hangs in the balance!

NISSAN is to cut 12,500 jobs worldwide as it reduces its production capacity and the number of models it produces by 10% by the...

Balham PCS Strike Ballot Is Called!

STAFF at Balham benefit centre are being balloted for strike action having been told that their office is due to close on 31 December. This...

Johnson blasts ‘gloomsters’

THE NEW PM Boris Johnson, making his first speech outside the doors of 10 Downing Street yesterday at 4pm, denounced the ‘pessimists at home...

Another 10,000 to be driven onto UC – After Rudd drives through legislation with...

AS OF TODAY, ten thousand people on the old benefits system will be forced onto Universal Credit (UC) in a ‘pilot study’ in Harrogate,...

Hunt announces EU coalition to patrol Gulf

‘COBRA emergency meetings were held this morning and throughout the weekend. We must now take appropriate action to support the safe passage of vessels...

Starmer Joins Hammond For Anti-Brexit Coup!

LABOUR’S Shadow Brexit Secretary, Keir Starmer, yesterday welcomed Tory Chancellor Philip Hammond’s announcement on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show that he will resign on...

May’s ‘Insulting’ Pay Offer!

TWO million out of five million public sector workers are set to get a £2bn ‘below-inflation pay rise’ as one of PM May’s final...

Remain MPs move to block no deal Brexit

AN AMENDMENT aimed at blocking any attempt to shut down Parliament to ensure that Brexit is carried out, was passed by a majority of...

RMT East Mids Strike Is On

THE RMT East Midlands Trains (EMT) strike is to go ahead on Saturday after the company bosses snubbed talks. The dispute is over EMT management’s...

Corbyn calls emergency shadow cabinet meeting

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn is to hold an emergency shadow cabinet meeting next Monday to discuss alleged anti-Semitism within the party. The meeting was called...

BEIS indefinite strike!

OVER 20 PCS catering workers at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), working for contractor Aramark, walked out on indefinite strike...

Watson must quit now! demands Diane Abbott

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has retweeted a call for Labour Party deputy leader Tom Watson to quit after he publicly attacked the party’s...

‘Remain’ MPs plan to occupy House of Commons!

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has told MPs that he is determined to do everything in his power to stop the ‘catastrophe’ of a no-deal exit by...

Labour hits back after Panorama attack

‘WE COMPLETELY reject any claim that Labour is anti-Semitic,’ said a Labour Party spokesperson, responding to BBC Panorama’s programme aired on Wednesday evening, attacking...

Darroch quits – ‘thrown under a bus by Johnson’ say ‘Remainers’

SIR Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, amid the row over leaked emails that lampooned President Trump’s administration, and threatened...

Assange Supporters Picket Media Conference

AN angry protest by supporters of Julian Assange yesterday morning denounced a Tory government conference titled ‘Defend Media Freedom’. Maxine Walker from the Julian Assange...

Labour vows to fight for Remain!

LABOUR is now promising to campaign for Remain in any new EU referendum against ‘no deal or a damaging Tory Brexit’. The shift in Labour’s...

97% of teachers oppose SATs – National strike is looming

NINETY seven percent of 54,000 primary school teachers polled are opposed to the SATs exams, their union the National Education Union reports today, the...

‘I want to campaign for Remain!’ says Shadow Chancellor McDonnell

SHADOW Chancellor John McDonnell was asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr yesterday morning: ‘When is Jeremy Corbyn going to come out for a new...

Nationalise Jaguar Land Rover – to save workers’ rights and jobs

THERE HAS been confirmation that Jaguar Land Rover will build a new all-electric model at its Castle Bromwich plant. Unite said yesterday that the announcement...

‘Renationalise water now!’

‘RENATIONALISE the water industry,’ demanded GMB water workers from around the country, demonstrating outside the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) yesterday...

DOCTORS TAKE PENSIONS ACTION!–following the lead of the firefighters

AT least a dozen doctors are to take legal action against the government because they believe they were forced to join a pension scheme...

800,000 fire-risk dryers in UK homes – Whirlpool admits to Parliamentary committee

WHIRLPOOL admitted, when grilled by a Parliamentary committee yesterday, that as many as 800,000 recalled dryers known to be prone to sparking potentially lethal...

Tories in a crisis over state attack on Corbyn

THE REVELATION that senior British civil servants have been briefing the capitalist press that Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn is too sick and unfit to...

‘INVESTIGATE CIVIL SERVICE!’ – demands McCluskey after state attack on Corbyn

UNITE leader Len McCluskey yesterday demanded an investigation into claims made by two journalists in an article in The Times newspaper that senior civil...

Ford to axe 12,000 jobs across EU – UK job losses double to 3,100

FORD has almost doubled the amount of job losses to hit car workers in the UK; now as many as 3,100 face the sack...

Williamson readmitted to the Labour Party – split widens as 90 MPs oppose his...

LABOUR MP Chris Williamson was allowed back into the party yesterday morning after an investigation into comments he made about the party’s handling of...

PLO slams US-sponsored Bahrain conference

THE PALESTINE Liberation Organisation (PLO) issued a statement slamming the US-sponsored conference in Bahrain on its second and final day yesterday: ‘The PLO Executive Committee...