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27 Unis – Strike Action Monday!

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STRIKE action at 27 universities begins on Monday as a survey shows most UK university staff are considering leaving the sector. A third wave of...

P&O boss admits ‘breaking the law’

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IN AN extraordinary admission yesterday P&O Ferries chief executive Peter Hebblethwaite admitted the firm knowingly broke the law, choosing not to consult with the...

‘SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA ARE NOT COST FREE!’ – Sunak warns UK Parliament

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‘THE ACTIONS we have taken to sanction Putin’s regime are not cost free for us at home,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak said yesterday, outlining...

‘Metropolitan police recruiting criminals’ – concludes police watchdog

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THE METROPOLITAN Police’s approach to tackling corruption within its ranks is ‘fundamentally flawed,’ an inspection by the police watchdog published yesterday concluded. It found the...

‘SEIZE OUR SHIPS!’ – demand sacked P&O workers outside Parliament

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OUTSIDE Parliament yesterday a two hundred-strong rally of P&O workers and their supporters shouted: ‘Seize our ships!’ and ‘P&O we say no!’ The rally was...

‘There Must Be National Strike Action! – To Win Back Our P&O Members’ Jobs’

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‘THERE must be national strike action by the whole RMT to win our P&O members their jobs back,’ leading RMT rep Darren Lalli said...

‘IF THERE IS NO LEGISLATION ON MONDAY – SEIZE SHIPS ON TUESDAY’ – John...

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OVER 500 trade unionists gathered outside the RMT headquarters on the waterfront in Dover, yesterday with red RMT flags and union banners after 800...

P&O SACKS 800! – RMT instructs crews to stay on board and refuse to...

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P&O FERRIES has fired 800 seafaring staff with immediate effect. However, crews defied orders and refused to leave their ships, as their union the...

Black Schoolgirl Was Strip-Searched By Met Police

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A BLACK schoolgirl was strip-searched by police after being wrongly suspected of carrying cannabis. The ‘traumatic’ search by Metropolitan Police officers took place without another...

Supreme Court rejects Julian Assange extradition appeal!

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THE UK Supreme Court yesterday rejected WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s appeal of the decision to extradite him to the US, where the WikiLeaks co-founder...

People facing choice between heating or eating!

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‘There’s a growing cohort of people facing a choice between eating or heating who might not have even considered having to access our inadequate...

Met ‘failed to perform its legal duty’ when it banned Sarah Everard vigil

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THE Metropolitan Police breached the rights of the organisers of a planned vigil for Sarah Everard, two judges have ruled. The group had to cancel...

Javid’s plan is to privatise the NHS

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SAJID Javid, Tory Health and Social Care Secretary, has spoken to the Royal College of Physicians, on Health Reform. He claimed that there is not...

Starmer in National Government mode praises Johnson

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LABOUR leader Sir Keir Starmer sought to outbid the Tories in anti-Russian war rhetoric when he was interviewed on BBC TV yesterday morning. Claiming that...

Lu Strikers Standing Firm

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TRANSPORT union RMT said that its members are standing firm as pickets were out in force yesterday at all key locations in the fight...

10,000 Tube strikers fighting 600 job cuts

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10,000 TUBE workers took strike action yesterday after London Underground (LU) bosses refused to rule out job cuts and detrimental changes to pensions. Under the...

Truss Backing Call For UK Citizens To Fight In Ukraine

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TORY Foreign Secretary Truss and Labour Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy were united in calling for an escalation of military and economic war against...

Sajid Javid tells patients to ‘manage their own care!’

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ON Thursday, Sajid Javid, the Tory Health Secretary, made a euphoric speech to the Health Service Journal Digital Transformation Summit. He praised the Covid pandemic...

Starmer Calls For A Ban On Russia Today

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‘WE MUST do more to defeat Putin’s campaign of lies and disinformation,’ Labour leader Keir Starmer told the House of Commons yesterday at PMQs. ‘Russia...

Russia poised to recognise Donbass republics! 5 Ukrainian officers killed trying to cross into...

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THE RUSSIAN Security Council discussed yesterday recognising Donetsk and Lugansk in the Donbass region of Ukraine as independent states. Russian President Vladimir Putin said: ‘I...

‘The biggest war in Europe since 1945’ – predicts PM Boris Johnson

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TORY Prime Minister Boris Johnson claimed yesterday that Russia is on the brink of ‘invading’ Ukraine and threatened that what would ensue would be...

STRIKE ACTION SPREADS TO 68 UNIS – more than 50,000 staff mandated to strike

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STRIKE action at UK universities spreads to 68 institutions today as more than 50,000 staff are mandated to strike and well over a million...

‘UK at forefront of support for Ukraine!’ – Truss launches new alliance between UK,...

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‘I AM HERE today to show the United Kingdom’s steadfast support for the Ukraine,’ Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said yesterday at a joint press...

Imperial College No Confidence Vote Against Gast & Sanderson!

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STAFF at Imperial College London have voted ‘no confidence’ in the university’s President Alice Gast and Muir Sanderson Chief Financial Officer demanding that they...

Sheffield lecturers are determined to beat the attack on their pay!

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THERE were picket lines outside every department at Sheffield University’s many buildings yesterday morning with striking lecturers and staff determined to fight until they...

10 days of university workers strikes begin

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STRIKING UCU union university lecturers and students set up picket lines at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) yesterday morning at the...

Inquiry into sub-postmasters scandal opens

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‘I WANT someone tried and jailed like I was, then I am settled,’ Harjinder Butoy, who ran the Post Office in the Nottinghamshire market...

Bring us back ‘in-house’ – demand Barts SERCO strikers

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BARTS Hospital Trust workers organised a march from the hospital to a meeting at Altab Ali Park on the final Friday of their two-week...

All restrictions to be lifted a month early! – announces Johnson despite Covid deaths...

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‘IT IS MY expectation that we will be able to end the last domestic restrictions, including the legal requirement to self-isolate if you test...

Three weeks of Goldsmiths University strike underway

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THREE weeks of strikes at Goldsmith’s University in south London began yesterday morning and continue today by members of the University and College Union...

NHS Backlog Plans Delayed

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A LAST minute intervention in Whitehall delayed plans to tackle the backlog of patients on hospital waiting lists in England. Details of the NHS England...

Police Commissioner takeover of Cumbria fire services! – Three fire stations are now at...

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THREE Cumbria fire stations risk closure as the entire service is under threat of being taken over by the Police and Crime Commissioner, the...

Met chief Dick warns 43,000 officers over rot throughout force

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THE MET POLICE Commissioner Cressida Dick in light of scandal after scandal engulfing the police force has sent a letter to all 43,000 officers...

All tube lines out on March 1st and 3rd!

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TRANSPORT union RMT announced strike action yesterday on all lines of the London Underground (LU). The announcement comes in the wake of a recent ballot...

Mass Whipp’s Cross Strike Rally

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A MASS Rally of over 150 Serco strikers and supporters took place at Walthamstow’s Whipp’s Cross Hospital yesterday morning, as part of their two-week...

Energy Bills Are To Rise By 54%!

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THE AVERAGE household’s energy bill will rise by £693 annually after a 54% increase to the price cap announced yesterday which will undoubtedly plunge...

Construction workers submit 10% pay claim

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TRADE UNIONS led by Unite, have submitted a pay claim to the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) seeking a 10 per cent pay increase in...

Israel Guilty Of Apartheid Crime!

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ISRAEL is carrying out ‘the crime of apartheid against Palestinians’ and must be held accountable for treating them as ‘an inferior racial group’, Amnesty...

PM Johnson refuses to resign despite damning Gray report!

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TORY PRIME Minister Boris Johnson refused to resign yesterday despite calls to do so from MPs of all parties across the House of Commons,...

Barts Serco Workers Strike Begins

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MASSES of workers and supporters turned out for the first day of the 15 day strike action at the Royal London Hospital yesterday, part...

£12bn NI RISE MUST GO AHEAD! – say Johnson and Sunak

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THE £12bn rise in National Insurance Contributions (NIC) from April is ‘the right plan’ and ‘must go ahead’, Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak...

RESTORE PUBLICLY PROVIDED NHS! – reverse all privatising legislation

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MEMBERS of Parliament are to debate a demand that the government restores England’s publicly provided NHS by reversing all privatising legislation, including ending private...

Met Police take charge of regime change op!

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THE METROPOLITAN Police have thrown a spanner into the works of the rapidly developing crisis in the Tory government and party. There is now confusion...

Tories step up war on the unemployed – new callous sanctions regime

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JOHNSON’S Tory government have stepped up their war on the unemployed ratcheting up the sanctions regime, which leaves some of the most vulnerable people...

Johnson Treats Labour With Contempt

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‘THE MINISTERIAL Code says that ministers who knowingly mislead Parliament will be expected to offer their resignation,’ Labour leader Keir Starmer said during PMQs...