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Police take action against Oxford students occupation

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SIXTEEN protesters were arrested when police intervened to take action against an occupation on Thursday in support of Palestine by ‘Oxford Action for Palestine...

10 days of strike action at St Thomas’ Hospital!

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YESTERDAY, marked the first of 10 days of strike action by security staff at St Thomas’ hospital by Westminster Bridge in central London. Some of...

Assange wins High Court ruling

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THE HIGH Court in London yesterday ruled in favour of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s right to appeal against the UK court ruling approving his...

Assange High Court decision today!

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THE HIGH Court is going to announce its decision on whether Julian Assange is going to be allowed to appeal against his extradition to...

RCN warns ‘Patients are suffering!

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PATIENTS are suffering as the prime minister fails to tackle the waiting list crisis, RCN warns, as new analysis reveals decade of misery. The prime...

‘We’re here to stop the genocide!’ say UCL occupiers

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AROUND 50 students have occupied the entrance on the forecourt of University College London (UCL) since last Friday in protest at Israeli genocide in...

Labour loses control of Oldham Council because of its support for the US-UK’s war...

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THE Labour Party has lost control of Oldham Council after losing seats to Independents who support Palestine and are against the Israeli war on...

Students begin occupying UK universities in support of Palestinian Revolution!

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PRO-Palestinian students have occupied several university campuses in the UK, to protest against the Israeli war on Gaza. Students in Leeds, Newcastle, Bristol, Sheffield, Manchester,...

‘General strike for Palestine!’ – urges London May Day march

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OVER 5,000 workers, trade unionists and youth marched from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square on May Day yesterday. ‘General strike for Palestine’, chanted the Workers...

Strike Action Sweeping Heathrow

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HUNDREDS of Border Force workers at Heathrow Airport began four days of strike action yesterday against Tory attacks on their working conditions. The more than...

200,000 March For Victory To Palestine

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A HUGE 200,000-strong march of workers, students and youth went from Parliament Square to Hyde Park on Saturday, the 13th National demonstration for Palestine...

UK ‘on a war footing!’ – Sunak announces in Poland

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TORY PM Rishi Sunak announced yesterday that he is putting the UK defence industry ‘on a war footing’. Standing alongside NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in...

‘From The River To The Sea Palestine Will Be Free!’

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MORE than 80,000 workers, students and youth marched through central London from Russell Square to Parliament Square on Saturday, chanting: ‘From the River to...

‘We’re fighting a land grab of our conditions’ says Mick Whelan

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‘THE people behind me haven’t had a pay rise for half a decade,’ ASLEF General Secretary Mick Whelan said yesterday, speaking on the picket...

General Strike For Palestine!

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YESTERDAY, on Al- Quds Day, thousands of people took to the streets of London in a powerful march orchestrated by the Justice for Palestine...

GPs reject imposed contract! – 99.2% vote NO!!

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GENERAL Practitioners (GPs) across England have voted overwhelmingly to reject the new 2024/25 national GP General Medical Services (GMS) contract that was imposed on...

NHS England blockaded! No contracts with Israeli military supplier

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HUNDREDS of health workers blocked the entrance to NHS England’s headquarters in central London yesterday. They were demanding the cancellation of business deals with American...

200,000 on London March for Palestine!

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A HUGE rally of over 200,000 people marched from Russell Square to Trafalgar Square in London on Saturday 30th March, Palestinian Land Day, to...

Thames Water must be nationalised!

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THE likelihood of Thames Water being taken into public ownership has significantly increased, following the shareholders’ refusal to provide £500m in urgent financial support. This...

STOP UK’s ARMS SALES TO ISRAEL DEMAND 100+ MPS

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OVER ONE hundred British MPs have demanded an immediate cessation of the UK’s arms sales to Israel amidst the ongoing conflict in Gaza. This request...

FREE JULIAN ASSANGE! – demands Stella Assange outside High Court

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‘DROP this shameful case. It is a shame on every democracy. Free Julian! I ask everyone to rally behind him,’ Stella Assange urged in...

Stop starving Gaza! – pots & pans protest outside Foreign Office

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‘STOP starving Gaza!’ Medical Aid for Palestine (MAP) protesters demanded yesterday as they banged pots and pans outside the Foreign Office in Whitehall, central...

Tory rights ‘smash and grab’ – threat to ban support for Palestine

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‘THE UK government’s extremism definition is a smash and grab on our human rights,’ Sacha Deshmukh, Amnesty International Chief Executive, said yesterday. He was speaking...

‘Don’t use anti-strike laws against us!’ – FBU leader Matt Wrack urges fire chiefs

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THE FBU (Fire Brigades Union) has called on all fire service employers to refuse to implement the government’s new minimum service levels, condemning the...

Half a million on London march for Palestine!

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HALF A MILLION workers, students and youth marched for Palestine through London on Saturday, assembling in Hyde Park and marching to the American Embassy...

Coventry Council sacks hundreds!

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THE UNITE union has described the decision of Coventry council to press ahead and fire and rehire its entire refuse collection workforce as totally...

HUNT’S CLASS WAR BUDGET SCRAPS THE HOUSEHOLD SUPPORT FUND SEPT 30th

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TORY Chancellor Hunt delivered his class war Budget in the House of Commons yesterday, announcing that the Household Support Fund will be scrapped on...

Hunt’s budget – a war on jobs and services! budget today!

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THE LOCAL Government Association condemned Chancellor Hunt’s attempt to dress up his budget onslaught on public services as a ‘war on woke’ yesterday, pointing...

Scores of constituencies will vote for my point of view says Galloway

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SUNAK and the Tory government are ‘so bereft of public support that they cower in fear’ of calling a general election, while the Starmer...

Sacked and smeared for standing up for postmasters

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FORMER chairman of the Post Office Henry Staunton dropped a bombshell on the Tories when he appeared before the Business and Trade Select Committee...

‘Claps don’t pay the bills!’ – insist striking junior doctors

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‘CLAPS don’t pay the bills!’ chanted over 100 junior doctors outside St Thomas’ Hospital in central London opposite the Houses of Parliament yesterday morning,...

Mass Pickets Of Striking Junior Doctors Today!

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MASS PICKETS of striking junior doctors take place today from 8am-11am outside St Thomas’ Hospital opposite Parliament in central London, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in...

Nottingham City goes bust while HSBC makes £24bn!

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THE government has appointed commissioners to help run Nottingham City Council after the authority declared itself effectively bankrupt. The Labour-run authority issued a section 114...

Stella Assange denounces the US case as ‘pathetic, founded on lies’

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ON the second and pivotal day of Julian Assange’s appeal hearing, the unwavering spirit of Assange supporters was palpable outside London’s High Court, despite...

FREE JULIAN ASSANGE NOW! – demands High Court protest

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THE ROYAL Courts of Justice in The Strand in central London were besieged by supporters of Julian Assange from early morning to late afternoon...

250,000-strong London march for Palestine

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OVER 250,000 workers, students and youth marched for Palestine from Hyde Park towards the Israeli embassy in Kensington west London on Saturday afternoon. There were...

Massive ASLEF vote for strike action over pay!

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ASLEF train drivers’ trade union members have voted overwhelmingly for more strike action, having not had a pay rise for five years. Mick Whelan, general...

Starmer withdraws support for Pro-Palestine Labour candidate

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LABOUR has removed its backing for Palestine-supporting Rochdale by-election candidate Azhar Ali. Ali was recorded speaking out in support of Palestine at a Labour Party...

BMA Wales 3-day February strike

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British Medical Association (BMA) Cymru Wales junior doctors committee has announced new strike dates as part of the dispute over pay. ‘In the absence of...

250,000 workers & youth march for Palestine!

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MORE than 250,000 workers, students and youth marched for Palestine through central London on Saturday. The march assembled outside BBC Broadcasting House in Portland Place...

Barts & St Thomas’ solidarity action!

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UNITE Rep at Barts and Whipps Cross hospitals, Leonard Hockey spoke to News Line about the delegation that joined the St Thomas and Guy’s...

Steelworkers demonstrate in Westminster

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FIFTY steelworkers and their supporters demonstrated outside Portcullis House in Westminster yesterday morning as negotiations between their Unite union leaders, the Tata Steel privateers...

NO PAY RISE IN 5 YEARS! – ASLEF strike expands

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ROLLING strike action and a national overtime ban by ASLEF members expands today, with train drivers employed by Northern and TransPennine Express rail privateers...

Striking ASLEF train drivers defiant!

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ASLEF train drivers start another programme of rolling one-day strikes today, which will run alongside their nine-day overtime ban which began yesterday, having now...

2,800 steel jobs set to go! – workers demand general strike, while the...

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TUC General Secretary Paul Nowak has begged Tory PM Sunak to stop Tata carrying out last Friday’s threat to sack 2,800 steelworkers in Port...