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NHS PORTERS AT RISK – transporting the dead in sheets as body bags...

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NHS PORTERS at Epsom and St Helier Trust, not only have very ‘flimsy’ Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) but they are being forced to transport...

BMA condemns & rejects Primary Care specifications!

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THE BMA’s England GP committee has voted not to accept a contract agreement with NHS England and condemned the recently-published draft service specifications outlining...

GRENFELL – ‘PROSECUTE THE GUILTY!’ – Survivors still demanding justice

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JUSTICE for Grenfell yesterday branded as ‘outrageous’ and ‘atrocious’ the demand by company officials called before the Grenfell Inquiry for immunity from prosecution. The Grenfell...

WORKING CLASS MUST TAKE POWER IN 2020! New Year’s Day Manifesto

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THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2020 to all our readers, and to the working class, youth and the poor who...

Care workers have little or no protection says GMB

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HORRIFYINGLY, care workers have been told if they test positive they will have to self-isolate at the care home and will not be able...

Stop ‘Uberisation Of Universities!’

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OVER 300 striking lecturers, university staff and students rallied outside the Universities UK (UUK) HQ in Tavistock Square, central London yesterday shouting: ‘Hey, hey,...

‘One rule for them and another for us!’ – unions condemn Grenfell surrender

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ATTORNEY General Suella Braverman’s undertaking that evidence given by contractors at the Grenfell Inquiry will not be used to prosecute them constitutes ‘One rule...

UK committed ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ over Chagossians return

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THE UK committed ‘crimes against humanity’ by refusing to allow Chagos Islanders to return to their homes on the Chagos Islands, which is now...

Chancellor warns of ‘significant disruption!’

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a £30bn Budget package to try to keep UK capitalism from being bankrupted and broken apart by the...

Ring before going to A&E! Dangerous triage system launched in Wales tomorrow! –...

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A DANGEROUS phone triage scheme for A&E at Wales’ largest hospital is to be launched tomorrow in which patients are expected to ring before...

RIFKIND VOWS TO BRING DOWN JOHNSON – admits he has no powers over China

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FORMER Tory Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind spoke out in support of bringing down the Johnson government to prevent a no-deal Brexit yesterday. Appearing on the...

43% of doctors have absolutely no eye protection! – Nurses have no face masks!

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NURSES are forced to ‘hold their breath’ because of inadequate face masks during dangerous operations, while doctors have absolutely no eye protection, it was...

Homeless Children Housed In Containers!

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TENS of thousands of homeless children in England are ‘temporarily’ housed in converted shipping containers and office blocks, freezing in winter, sweltering in the...

Darroch quits – ‘thrown under a bus by Johnson’ say ‘Remainers’

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SIR Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, amid the row over leaked emails that lampooned President Trump’s administration, and threatened...

‘CRADLE OF DISEASE’ – 4,000 packed into ASOS warehouse

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JAM-PACKED ASOS clothing warehouse is a ‘cradle of disease’, terrified workers in the GMB union warned yesterday, calling for their entire operation to be...

Ventilator Rationing!

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VENTILATORS are to be rationed, using tactics employed on the battlefield, where army medics choose who to treat and who to leave to bleed...

‘Stay Off Work From Next Monday’ Say Neu Leaders!

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MANY schools across the UK will not be able to remain open past the end of the week, say teachers’ leaders. ASCL general secretary Geoff...

Firefighters pensions victory

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FIREFIGHTERS have won back their pensions, dealing a mighty blow to the government with far reaching implication for all public sector workers, in particular,...

Coronavirus ripping through Belmarsh!

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BELMARSH High Security prison is suffering from an outbreak of coronavirus to such an extent that it is ‘barely functioning’, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has...

Chancellor ignores the crisis!

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak said yesterday that the NHS will get ‘whatever resources it needs’ to cope with a coronavirus epidemic. He alleged to the...

‘LAST FRIDAY IT WAS LIKE WAR ON THE STREETS OF PARIS’ Yellow vests tell...

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TWO coachloads of French ‘Gilet Jaunes’ (Yellow Vests) joined the Committee to Defend Julian Assange ‘Bastille Day’ protest outside Belmarsh prison in south east...

14 Days Strike At 74 Universities!

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THE BLAME for the disruption to students’ education by strike action starting today lays squarely at the door of vice-chancellors, said the University and...

GRENFELL INQUIRY HALTED! – no date set for reopening

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THE GRENFELL INQUIRY HAS BEEN HALTED! Hearings have been cancelled until the charman of the inquiry, Sir Martin Moore-Bick considers a demand from lawyers representing...

COVID-19s BRUTAL IMPACT ON NHS says BMA leader Chaand Nagpaul

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Thousands of cancer patients have not received the care they need and their conditions have worsened owing to the focus on Covid-19, the British...

Stop mass deportation flight today! – demand 150 MPs and Lords

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THE MASS deportation flight due to leave today with 50 people on board who came to the UK as children must be stopped! over...

Tories announce £330bn bailout for big business

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak yesterday unveiled a multi-billion bailout for big businesses in light of the coronavirus crisis. Speaking at the daily press conference Sunak...

Picket Grenfell Inquiry

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Tories have no plan for a second wave! – damning PAC report

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THE TORIES have no plan to deal with a second spike of the deadly coronavirus. A fresh report just released by the Public Accounts Committee...

Over Half Of All London Nurses Want To Leave The City!

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OVER half of London’s nurses want to leave the city as the cost of living devours their income. The majority of nursing staff blame the...

Coronavirus ‘Running Wild In Care Homes!’

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THE LATEST figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), which include every community death linked to Covid-19 in England and Wales, showed a...

‘This is a fight we have to win’ says UCU

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IMPERIAL College staff were boosted on their picket line yesterday morning by the support of an engineering student and a vintage bus. The nationwide strike...

Grenfell Inquiry – No Prosecutions

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THE Attorney General ruled yesterday that contractors can give evidence to the Grenfell inquiry without fear of prosecution over the 72 deaths. Grenfell United, the...

A Fifth Of Small Businesses Are Going Under

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A FIFTH of all small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are unlikely to get the cash they need to survive the next four...

British Steel 400 sackings

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BRITISH Steel is to be sold to Chinese firm Jingye next Monday with the loss of 400 workers. Jingye has offered a contract to 3,200...

Assange At Risk Of Being ‘Tortured To Death’

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WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange, who has been held in terrible conditions in Belmarsh Prison, is ‘in a dire state of health due to psychological...

Tories Planning To Break ‘Trade Union Stranglehold’

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THE TORY government is drawing up plans for new anti-union laws to ‘break the stranglehold of the trade unions’, The Sunday Telegraph newspaper disclosed...

Fire and Rescue cuts puts flood victims lives at risk

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VICIOUS Tory cuts to the tune of £140 million mean that fire and rescue services are fighting with one hand tied behind their back....

NO EXTRADITION! – demands rally for Assange outside Woolwich Crown Court

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WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange’s trial at Woolwich Crown Court began yesterday morning, where the Tory government is seeking to extradite him to the US...

‘Make the least unsafe decision!’ – Norfolk & Norwich hospital staff told

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STAFF at Norfolk’s biggest hospital , the Norfolk and Norwich, were told to make the ‘least unsafe decision’ last week, when the hospital had...

Barclays Sacking 1145!

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UNITE has expressed its alarm at the announcement yesterday that Barclays bank is closing a major processing centre in Leeds with nearly 800 jobs...

Patel approves Taser upgrades for police! – ‘Tasers kill’ warns Liberty

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‘TASERS can kill, and they are disproportionately used against people of colour,’ Rosalind Comyn of campaign group Liberty said yesterday. She was responding to Tory...

‘MASSIVE VOTE FOR STRIKE ACTION!’ – CWU leaders urge membership

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THE COMMUNICATION Workers Union is calling for a massive vote for strike action against Royal Mail management’s attempts ‘to virtually de-recognise the CWU and...

Picket Grenfell Inquiry

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BofE cuts interest rates to 0.1%

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THE BANK of England cut its base rate to a record low of 0.1%, a sliver above zero, warning the coronavirus pandemic will result...

Keep a guard on every train! – RMT leader Mick Cash tells News Line

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RMT members at Waterloo Station were picketing South Western Railway yesterday morning as part of their ongoing fight to keep a guard on every...