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GMB oppose Asda merger

THE GMB union, ‘the trade union for Asda workers’, has come out in complete opposition to the proposed Asda/Sainsbury’s merger as the Competition and...

Kent blood services not for sale!–Unite

THE PRIVATISATION of the NHS blood samples service in Kent will put patients’ lives at risk, Unite warned yesterday, adding: ‘It must be stopped!’ A...

May Beaten – Corbyn Calls For Election!

PM MAY lost her latest high-stakes gamble in the House of Commons when her EU Withdrawal Bill was defeated by 344-286 MPs despite a...

Parliament taking control from government!

‘THE APPROACH to today’s business sets an extremely concerning precedent for our democracy,’ Tory leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said yesterday,...

PROVOCATION – AUT denounces threat to cut lecturers wages

University of Strathclyde Association of University Teachers (AUT) representative David Blieman yesterday described as ‘provocative’ a threat to dock lecturers’ pay if they don’t...
Lambeth College lecturers, students and supporters fighting vicious budget cuts

‘HANDS OFF OUR JOBS, WAGES AND PENSIONS’ – Lecturers warn the Tory Lib-Dems

On the eve of today’s budget, striking lecturers told News Line they are determined to defend their pay, pensions and jobs against the Tory-led...

Duncan Smith Condemns The May EU Elections!

FORMER Tory Party leader Iain Duncan Smith called for Prime Minister Theresa May to quit before the European elections in May. Appearing on Sky’s Sophy...

Homeless deaths up 25% Rough sleeping up 165%

THE NUMBER of homeless people dying on the streets of England has dramatically increased by 25% over five years, while the sheer scale of...

3 Years Of Guards Strikes

HUNDREDS of train workers rallied in Euston yesterday to mark three years of the guards strike, the longest in modern history, which has begun...

‘Conspiracy to rape’ – Victims of spy cops indict the state

WOMEN who found out their partners were undercover police spies insisted yesterday that they are the ‘victims of a conspiracy to rape’ by the...

Police demand mass stop & search powers

HOME Secretary Sajid Javid has met police chiefs from seven forces most affected by the violent crime wave produced by the government’s decade of...

Bandit capitalism goes bust

THE UNITE trade union is demanding an urgent meeting with Ernst & Young, Interserve’s administrators, after Friday’s announcement that the company is being forced...

UK still set in law to leave EU on March 29

INDICATIVE votes will take place today, Tory Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom confirmed yesterday afternoon, after which the Withdrawal Bill amendment...

‘LABOUR WILL CONTINUE WITH BREXIT!’ –‘If we win snap election’ says Corbyn

ANTI-BREXIT Labour MPs have responded with fury to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s insistence on Saturday that it is Labour Party policy to leave the...

50% rise in lorry driver deaths – exposed by Unite research

UNITE has called for urgent reforms into how the deaths of workers and members of the public killed and injured in road accidents...

Upfront fees deter patients – Immigrants denied cancer treatment says BMA

PATIENTS from other countries are failing to get the urgent cancer treatment they need, because of upfront fees. These fees are ‘deterring immigrants from...

Brexit vote on January 14 says May

TORY PM May would not commit to a vote on her Brexit deal yesterday before Parliament breaks up for Christmas and instead said: ‘I...

State witch-hunt on labour

THE witchhunt against the Labour Party and its leader Corbyn is being stepped up with the news that The Equalities and Human Rights Commission...

Splitters should stand down & fight by-election – demands McDonnell

‘THE HONOURABLE thing, the usual thing for them to do now, is to stand down and fight by-elections, back in their constituencies,’ shadow chancellor...

Corbyn ‘sorry’ for big losses

BOTH Labour and Tory parties have faced rejection at the ballot box in the English council elections over their Brexit betrayal, with smaller parties...
Striking Lewisham Southwark College lecturers are determined to win a pay rise after years of no increments

Lewisham College 2-day strike Lecturers on poverty pay

‘THE MONEY’S there. We want our share!’ said striking lecturers at Lewisham Southwark College in southeast London yesterday morning. Members of the University and...

May Preparing Indicative Votes To Try & Smash Brexit

10 DOWNING Street is preparing to allow parliament to vote on seven alternative EU options next week amid their growing fears that PM May...
Sheffield University students turned out in force last week to support their striking lecturers

Coventry becoming a ‘pariah university’

COVENTRY University is in danger of becoming a ‘pariah institution’ lecturers union the UCU warned yesterday. The union launched a campaign against the university’s...

Corbyn calls for Customs Union and Single Market

‘IT IS TIME for Parliament to take control,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday, responding to Tory PM May’s statement to Parliament on the...

MAYHEM THIS WEEKEND Winter flu epidemic creating hospital chaos–SAM

AS TEMPERATURES plummet the Society for Acute Medicine (SAM) anticipates ‘mayhem this weekend’ with the winter flu epidemic kicking in, affecting hundreds of hospitals...

NO FIRE ESCAPE! Tory fire safety guidance fails

NEW GOVERNMENT fire safety guidance fails to include escape plans, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) warned yesterday. RIBA insist that the government’s guidance...

Youth are marching against capitalism!

OVER 10,000 school youth from around the South East of England descended on London’s Parliament Square yesterday shouting: ‘Solution not pollution! We want change!’...

No fire cover at night in Surrey!

SURREY County Council has announced shocking plans to shut three fire stations at night, axe 70 firefighters’ jobs and halve the fire cover at...

Labour’s warm welcome for May!

THE ONLY MP in the House of Commons to call for Tory PM May to resign yesterday was a Tory. William Cash Tory MP for...

School Youth Climate Change Demo

HUNDREDS of school youth staged a strike for climate change in Parliament Square yesterday. Lana Daly came with friends from west London and said: ‘The...
Many young people were on Friday night’s 600-strong silent march through the centre of Kensington demanding justice for the victims of the Grenfell inferno

Grenfell United will continue to fight for truth!

EIGHTEEN months after the Grenfell Inferno over 600 people turned out on the Silent March for the Grenfell victims and survivors. A delegation...

Watson rebukes non-social democrat Corbyn

THE DEPUTY leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson spoke to Andrew Marr’s BBC show on Sunday about diverting the party away from its...

Second referendum amendment defeated

AMENDMENT H calling for a second referendum was resoundingly defeated in parliament last night by 249 votes, with just 85 MPs voting for and...

May hands Parliament power to delay Brexit

TODAY a motion is to be put to Parliament where MPs will vote on the sequence of events leading up to Brexit. On the eve...

LABOUR WILL VOTE TO REVOKE ARTICLE 50 – rather than accept ‘No Deal’

THE LABOUR Party would ‘consider very, very strongly’ voting to revoke Article 50 to block a no-deal Brexit this Friday, Shadow Business Secretary Rebecca...

GMB denounces May’s NHS plan

‘How does the government expect to deliver everything promised in the plan without the staff to deliver the services,’ asked GMB union yesterday in...

‘Kill off no deal, kill off May’s deal forward to 2nd referendum’ – John...

‘FIRST thing is we will vote against Theresa May’s deal,’ John McDonnell Labour Shadow Chancellor said yesterday about her Brexit deal, after the government...

Get out of the EU now! – RMT’s Cash tells May Day rally

‘GET OUT of the EU now,’ RMT general secretary Mick Cash told the May Day rally in Trafalgar Square at the end of the...

May Put On 3 Days Notice

THE LABOUR, Tory, LibDem, SNP alliance of pro-EU MPs yesterday afternoon delivered another blow on behalf of the European Union against the 2016 referendum...
Big Brother Watch campaigning against ID cards outside Parliament – they have now condemned the mass surveillance of shoppers

Major police surveillance op – on tens of thousands of Xmas shoppers

POLICE are using cameras to scan the faces of tens of thousands of London Christmas shoppers, testing facial recognition technology, in a move that...

No To Cheap Labour Teachers!

TWO TEACHING unions have strongly criticised a minimum wage internship for teachers run by Stranmillis University College in Belfast. The NASUWT said the scheme should...

Parliament erupts over Brexit on 1st day back

PARLIAMENT erupted yesterday on the burning issue of Brexit, on the first day back after the Xmas break. Moving an Urgent Question Labour Leader...

Parliament Square protest – ‘No extradition for Assange’

‘THERE is only one decision! No Extradition!’ shouted supporters of Julian Assange outside London’s Supreme Court in Parliament Square yesterday. Nellie Arequipa was with her...

Campaign saved lives!

‘THIS CAMPAIGN is a life saver!’ Devinder Bhambra told News Line on the mass picket of Ealing Hospital yesterday morning to celebrate the news...

INTERSERVE HANDED £660m MONTHS BEFORE COLLAPSE!

INTERSERVE was handed £660 million worth of public contracts in the months before facing collapse, GMB Union has revealed. The company is set to go...