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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...

24,000 schools are under Tory state control

THE Education system is ‘sleepwalking towards centralisation’ with up to 24,000 schools and governing bodies accountable solely to the Secretary of State. New research, conducted...

NHS PAYMENTS! – warning from UNISON

UNISON, the UK’s largest public sector union, yesterday raised concerns over the consequences of introducing individual budgets outlined in yesterday’s ‘Primary and Community Care’...
Irish Congress of trade Unions demonstration in Dublin in September highlighting the 455,000 unemployed – set for a massive increase with the austerity budget

Irish Workers March Against Austerity

The President and the General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) have urged people to join today’s national demonstration in Dublin,...
People flocked to Windrush Square in Brixton last Friday furious at the Tory government’s treatment of the Windrush generation

No Legal Aid For Windrush

‘THE WINDRUSH scandal is one of the cruelest examples of unaccountable state power targeting the vulnerable, the defenceless and the innocent that I can...

CWU votes to Boycott Private Mail!

Members of the Communication Workers Union representing 160,000 employees in Royal Mail Group yesterday morning voted unanimously in favour of a mail boycott if...

Heads Heckle Education Secretary Greening

ANGRY head teachers heckled Education Secretary Justine Greening yesterday as she told the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) conference about government plans...
GMB members and supporters outside the Great Western Hospital in Swindon yesterday to show their support for the Carillion workers

Victimisation At Carillion

Carillion workers were supported by Unite workers from Honda and BMW and officials from GMB yesterday lunch time, outside The Great Western Hospital in...
Serco strikers fighting for a 30p an hour increase, on the picket line at the London Hospital yesterday morning

‘LOW PAY – NO WAY!’ say striking Serco workers

‘LOW PAY – NO WAY!’ shouted Unite Serco strikers on a lively picket line outside the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel yesterday morning. Cleaners, catering workers,...
Junior doctors out in force on a demonstration three days before their last strike on February 10th – this time they are out for 48 hours

Junior doctors 48hr strike today

‘OTHER trade unions should take action to support us and defend the NHS and I really hope we are all going to come together...

Elderly & youth under attack!

ELDERLY and disabled passengers are losing vital bus services because of cuts in government funding, councils in England are warning. The Local Government Association (LGA)...
One of the big picket lines out yesterday at Holloway Metroline bus garage

Metro – Hundreds Of Pickets Out

THERE were over 100 pickets covering all the entrances to Willesden Bus Garage in north west London yesterday morning. Bus driver and TGWU member Christine...

Leap In Inflation – Prices Soaring!

inflation leapt last month on the back of a 20% hike in education costs and soaring food prices. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said...

Murdoch Quits News International

James Murdoch quit as executive chairman of News International yesterday, but said he will remain as deputy chief operating officer of parent group News...

SPRINKLER SYSTEM NOT WORKING – in gutted warehouse

With three firefighters still missing presumed dead and one confirmed dead, it emerged yesterday that the sprinkler system was not working in the central...
The locked-out scientists and support staff refuse to be intimidated and are demanding that the ‘sign or be sacked’ ultimatum be withdrawn and that they return to work

‘Stop war on NHS workers’

UNITE leader Len McCluskey visited locked out NHS biomedical staff yesterday to highlight the appalling treatment they’ve received at the hands of their NHS...
Young Socialists marching through Norwich in June last year demanding an end to fees and the restoration of grants

STUDENT LOAN RATES HIKE! –scrap all student debt, demands YS

Millions of graduates will now face paying interest on their student loans again as new interest rates came into effect yesterday. Payments to the Student...
Demonstration earlier this year outside Barnsley Hospital insisting it must be kept open

Defend NHS With General Strike

‘WE ARE calling for a general strike against the privatisation of the NHS,’ Hands off Huddersfield Royal Infirmary spokesman, Mike Foster, told a demonstration...
Greek public sector workers rally in Salonika in support of striking teachers

Police Attack Greek Teachers

POLICE brutally attacked the large teachers’ rallies which were held in all major Greek cities on Monday, as the primary schools teachers entered the...

‘WE ARE WILLING TO NEGOTIATE WITH MAY’ says McDonnell

LABOUR’S Shadow Chancellor told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show yesterday that he is part of a movement in parliament to take Brexit ‘out of...

Cwu ‘yes’ To Strike Action

POSTAL workers in London have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action in an attempt to protect jobs and services from arbitrary cuts. Martin Walsh,...
Children join the NHS march through London earlier this year – West Midlands Ambulance Service is pulling out of its contract

Patients’ lives put in jeopardy

PATIENTS living in the north west have had their lives put into jeopardy, the GMB union warned, as the ambulance transport service announced it...
Greek workers who every day have been resisting and fighting the savage austerity programme imposed on them by the EU Troika

May Day 2014 greetings – BRING DOWN THE TORIES! – Forward with the World...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working people of the world at a time when the world capitalist...
North East London Council of Action demonstration in Enfield last June demanding that Chase Farm Hospital be kept open

HEADING FOR MAJOR CRISIS! – says BMA’s ‘London’s NHS on the Brink’

Hospital services in London will be closed and down-graded as healthcare in the capital heads towards ‘a major financial and organisational crisis’, a...
Junior doctors midday rally in Hackney

‘No option but to escalate!’ says Doctor Malawana

THOUSANDS of junior doctors joined more than 140 picket lines across England yesterday to protest against the imposition of a new contract. Junior doctors took...

AN EPIDEMIC OF THE GREATEST EVIL – Fallujah bombings condemned

‘It’s not only in Fallujah, but all over Iraq that there are child deformities. ‘I’ve been in the medical profession for 30 years, I’ve...

Unilever Pensions Strike

UNILEVER workers are standing firm despite strong-arm tactics by the employer designed to destroy their resistance to plans to end their final salary pension...

JOINT ENTERPRISE–JURIES HAVE BEEN MISDIRECTED!– hundreds of appeals now expected

JUDGES have misdirected juries in murder trials for thirty years, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday. The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that ‘joint...
Tenants from the Ledbury estate in south east London furious after finding out to their horror that their tower blocks were at risk of collapse

Hundreds of towers at risk of collapse!

HUNDREDS of tower blocks across the UK are be at risk of collapse, threatening multiple disasters on the scale of the tragedy at Grenfell...

Japan Shut Down

Japan’s nuclear crisis intensified yesterday as authorities raced to combat the threat of multiple reactor meltdowns, while investors feared a share market crash. More than...

BRING ARMY INTO SCHOOLS! – urges Chief of Defence Staff Guthrie

Chief of Defence Staff Lord Guthrie yesterday gave his backing to a call from right wing think-tank, the Centre for Policy Studies, for ex-servicemen...

SHARES CRASH! – GM down $51bn in 3 years

YESTERDAY’S shares collapse across the globe was blamed by economists on record inflation, record oil prices and fears of more banks...
Grenfell Tower residents and supporters marching on Downing Street demanding action against those responsible

Tories Close Down Council Meeting!

A KENSINGTON and Chelsea council meeting on Thursday evening erupted into anger as Tory council leader Nick Paget-Brown shut the meeting down five minutes...
Locked-out Gate Gourmet workers at Heathrow yesterday with JOERGEN LINTE (3rd from left) a Gate Gourmet worker from No 3F Airport Workers Union in Copenhagen

UNLAWFUL! Law lords condemn Clarke’s terror plans

Home Secretary Clarke’s plans to give police powers to hold people for 90 days without charge has been condemned as ‘unlawful’ by Law Lord,...

Mandate For NHS Privatisation

SECRETARY of State for Health, Andrew Lansley, delivered his Annual Report to Parliament on the Health Service yesterday, to coincide with the publication of...

US will fall off fiscal cliff

THE US economy will fall off the ‘fiscal cliff’ when automatic spending cuts and tax increases kick in at the beginning of next year,...

‘CRUEL PUNISHMENT’ OF POOREST PEOPLE! – Xmas Universal Credit to be stopped

TENS of thousands of low paid workers on Universal Credit may not be paid over the festive season or may get a reduced payment. Those...

Doctors Don’t Back Hospital Closures

THE British Medical Association yesterday denied the Observer newspaper claims that doctors back the ‘reconfiguration’ of 60 hospitals involving the closure of A&Es and...
Trade union banners on a demonstration on October 20, the day the coalition’s Comprehensive Spending Review  was announced

Food, Fuel And Fares Prices Hike!

The anger of workers is set to explode at the cost of food, fuel and fares, now soaring to unaffordable levels. Commuters...

May Is Full Of Praise For Labour Right Wing

PM MAY danced onto the stage at the Tory Party conference in Birmingham yesterday to the strains of Abba’s Dancing Queen and claimed that...
Locked -out gate Gourmet workers during their successful lobby of the TGWU Executive meeting earlier this month

‘WE ARE STRONG AND WE WILL WIN’ say Gate Gourmet workers

‘NOW that Eric Born (managing director Gate Gourmet UK and Ireland) has admitted that only 137 have signed the Compromise Agreement, it shows that...

UNISON INDUSRIAL ACTION WARNING – if NHS pay award is staged

industrial action is inevitable if the government insists on paying the NHS pay award in stages, UNISON warned yesterday. ‘If there is no change of...

Pathology Privatisation Fiasco

The Serco-led public-private partnership which runs London’s St Thomas’ and Kings College hospitals’ path labs, GSTS Pathology, has run into trouble having made a...

‘DIFFICULT TIMES AHEAD’ – GM Works Council leader fears for Luton plant

Negotiations over the future of GM sites in Luton and Antwerp would be ‘a hard nut’ to crack, Opel Works Council chief Klaus Franz...

3-day week looms! JCB cuts 4,000 workers’ hours

DIGGER manufacturer JCB is cutting production and working hours in the UK as it faces a shortage of components from China due to the...