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Lib Dems Dump Hs2 Policy To Win Tory Seat!

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THE Lib Dems have pulled off another opportunist by-election victory, overturning a 16,000 Tory majority in a seat that has always voted Conservative. They did...

Need for free school meals soars

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MORE than one in five pupils are now eligible for free school meals (FSM) following a steep rise during the pandemic, new government data...

Police and private security failed to apprehend Manchester bomber

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MANCHESTER Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi should have been identified as a threat on the night of the atrocity by those in charge of...

Rcn Demands Immediate 12.5% Pay Rise For Nurses!

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HOUSE prices rose six times faster than NHS nurses’ pay in last decade. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says nurses’ wages are left in...

Met Police accused of ‘institutional corruption’ – over murder of Daniel Morgan

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AN independent panel has accused the Metropolitan Police of ‘a form of institutional corruption’ for concealing or denying failings over the unsolved murder of...

21st June ‘unlocking’ postponed – Johnson – Speaker condemns Johnson’s conduct

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WE CANNOT simply eliminate Covid, we must be able to learn to live with it,’ Tory PM Boris Johnson said in announcing a delay...

Still no justice for Grenfell!!

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AHEAD of today’s fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire of 14th June 2017, survivors and bereaved relatives have condemned the lack of progress...

Ealing strikers demand indefinite action

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EALING Parking Services workers were on the picket line outside Ealing Town Hall yesterday on the third day of three days of strike action...

Chinese Rover sends back Mars ‘selfie’!

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LAST WEEK, US President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order to enhance and extend a Trump-era ban on investments with 59 Chinese companies, barring...

Hancock ‘lying over PPE’ alleges GMB – Probed by committees over 127,000 deaths!

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TORY Health Secretary Matt Hancock was ‘lying through his teeth to MPs when he claimed there was no Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) shortage during...

Cabinet Minister Gove Broke The Law Rules The High Court!

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THE HIGH Court has ruled that the Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove broke the law by acting with ‘apparent bias’ in handing a £560,000...

Serco hospital workers are set to strike!

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PATIENTS at the Royal London hospital in Whitechapel, East London, are facing the prospect of ‘food chaos’ later this month, after workers employed by...

‘Treated appallingly by Home Office’ – had passport taken and threatened with forcible removal

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A MAN who had lived legally in the UK since 1962 had his passport confiscated and was threatened with forcible removal from the UK,...

Pm Johnson Facing Defeat On Foreign Aid Budget Cut

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THE JOHNSON government faces a substantial rebellion in the House of Commons today and it could be facing defeat, with more than 30 Tory...

Refugees unlawfully imprisoned in Napier – High Court rules Home Office broke the law!

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IN A CRITICAL and damning judgment, the Home Office’s decision to house asylum seekers who had made it across the Channel in a ‘squalid’...

Ealing strikers in high spirits

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THERE were high spirits on the parking services workers’ picket line outside Ealing Town Hall in west London yesterday morning, with dhol drummers keeping...

Sack Serco demand Ealing Unite strikers

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EALING Council Parking Services workers are striking again today and tomorrow demanding that Ealing Council sacks the Serco public services privateer and takes their...

70 schools built with flammable insulation

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MORE than 70 schools have been built using combustible insulation since the material was banned on high-rise apartment blocks after the Grenfell Tower disaster,...

‘Probe Johnson for corporate manslaughter’ – Labour MP – Care home incompetence led to...

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‘WHEN will the Prime Minister and others be investigated by the police for alleged corporate manslaughter and why did they not follow the example...

Liberty to sell steel plant 5,000 jobs in the balance – Nationalise the entire...

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FIVE THOUSAND steel jobs hang in the balance as steel giant Liberty announced plans to sell its plant in Stocksbridge, Sheffield, as part of...

250,000 UK Workers And Youth March For Liberation Of Palestine

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A QUARTER of a million, mainly young people, marched from Victoria Embankment to Hyde Park in London on Saturday afternoon, demanding trade union action...

TUC stands with Palestine – TUC statement declaring solidarity with Palestine

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THE TUC stands in solidarity with all Palestinian workers and the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) who on Tuesday took part in...

Manchester bus strikers huge victory!

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‘THIS MUST be the end of “fire and rehire”. We now have a collectively bargained agreement,’ Unite NW-54 Branches Communities Rep Sam Harvey told...

Five Days Of Strike Action At Metroline

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LONDON bus operator Metroline’s decision not to permanently drop its controversial ‘remote sign-on’ policy will lead to five days of strike action that will...

‘Nasty & repressive side of the government is revealed’ – Unite and GMB react...

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RESPONDING to yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, the Unite union’s general secretary Len McCluskey said: ‘This Queen’s Speech reveals the nasty, repressive side of this government. ‘The...

Fresh Intifada erupts over Jerusalem

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RIGHT-wing Zionists who planned a march through Jerusalem yesterday were forced to call it off. They planned to mark the beginning of the occupation of...

Johnson Calls A UK Summit – As Starmer Refuses To Resign!

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TORY Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon and the Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, to a ‘Team UK’ summit. Johnson congratulated...

Labour is hit for six in Hartlepool

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STARMER’S LABOUR Party has been hit for six in the Hartlepool by-election, with a Tory MP elected for the first time in the current...

Windrush victim wins right to unite her family – High Court rules Home...

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THE HIGH COURT ruled yesterday that the Home Office unlawfully prevented the family of Trinidadian national Lynda Mahabir, who came to the UK aged...

Norwich City Council to strike!

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WORKERS who carry out vital services for Norwich City Council have overwhelmingly voted for industrial action. In the Unite ballot 83% of the workers backed...

UCU calls global boycott of Leicester University

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THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) yesterday announced a global boycott of the University of Leicester as the union hit the institution with the...

DVLA staff four-day strike begins today – Another Covid-19 outbreak feared!

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STAFF at the DVLA office in Swansea begin their four-day strike today after fears of a fresh Covid-19 outbreak as more than 2,000 people...

TIME TO GET RID OF THE CRISIS-RIDDEN CAPITALIST SYSTEM – WRP’s MAY DAY MANIFESTO

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THE NEWS LINE Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working class and the poor of the world who are confronting a...

RATP busworkers reject ‘fire and rehire’ deal

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THE UNITE leadership yesterday failed to get a ‘fire and rehire’ deal accepted by RATP bus workers. The vote at seven West London bus garages...

Banbury Workers Battle ‘Fire & Rehire’

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WORKERS at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury are ramping up pressure in the ‘fire and rehire’ struggle with a protest on Saturday (1...

Lancs biomedics refuse shift work – as part of month-long strike

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BIOMEDICAL scientists, who have been on the frontline of Covid-19 testing at a Lancashire NHS trust, will stop doing night, weekend and late shifts...

National action launched to end ‘fire and rehire’ – while Unite suspends RATP...

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THE UNITE union yesterday launched a nationwide campaign to ‘end the growing practice of fire and rehire’ through a programme of strike action alongside...

CWU demands ‘criminal investigations’ – into the postmaster jailings

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‘HEADS must roll for the humiliation and misery inflicted on decent, upstanding people,’ the CWU (Communication Workers Union) insisted yesterday. It is demanding criminal investigations...

Postmasters Convictions Quashed

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JUDGES have quashed the convictions of 39 former postmasters after the most widespread miscarriage of ruling class justice in the history of UK capitalism. The...

Fifth of PPE contracts were ‘red flagged for corruption’!

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A DAMNING report published yesterday entitled ‘Track and Trace’ by Transparency International has shone a light on the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) scandal, where...

JDE bosses step up fire & rehire dispute

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UNITE has reported that bosses at JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts) in Banbury will stop workers from taking summer holidays to thwart an overtime ban,...

Fury over US health firms takeover of GP practices Doctors in Unite protest tomorrow

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A PROTEST against GP practices being taken over by US health insurance giant Centene Corporation – branded as ‘the accelerating privatisation of the NHS...

Grenfell residents give evidence to the Inquiry – ‘We were treated as sub citizens’...

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THE GRENFELL Tower fire Inquiry heard from the residents themselves yesterday including Lee Chapman the secretary of the leaseholders association who had repeatedly raised...

‘Tory Sleaze Bigger Than Ever!’

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‘TORY SLEAZE is bigger than ever,’ Labour’s Shadow Chancellor for the Duchy of Lancaster Rachel Reeves said yesterday after senior Tory MP Bernard Jenkin...

NAO TO PROBE GREENSILL! – and how it collapsed the UK steel industry

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THE NATIONAL Audit Office (NAO) has launched a probe into supply chain finance firm Greensill Capital following its collapse, which threatens to end the...