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2.7% Fare Hike – Amidst Rail Chaos

COMMUTERS were up in arms yesterday as above inflation 2.7% increases in rail fares set in, while services across the country have been in...

Harland & Wolff occupied!

SHIPBUILDERS have occupied the Harland & Wolff site in Belfast, closing the gates and refusing to leave, with their unions GMB and Unite demanding...

Harland & Wolff in administration

WORKERS vowed to continue their occupation and stop the closure of Harland and Wolff shipbuilding industry in Belfast, after the yard went into administration...

Over 71,000 sofa surfing this Xmas!

‘HUMILIATING, painful, depressing,’ says a new report released yesterday by homeless charity Crisis, highlighting the brutal realities of ‘sofa surfing’. The research shows that with...

Lib Dems Vote For Ananti-Brexit Coup!

THE LIBDEMS voted for an anti-Brexit coup at their conference in Bournemouth yesterday, pledging to revoke Article 50, reversing their previous policy of campaigning...

MI5 carrying out serious crimes is lawful rules Judicial Tribunal

FIVE judges of the UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal have given a divided ruling over a secret MI5 policy allowing security service agents to commit...

Unions unite to defend RIGHT TO STRIKE!

OVER one hundred RMT members, along with members of the PCS, UCU and Unite rallied outside Parliament yesterday to defend the right to strike. This...

DICTATOR BERCOW! – ready to forcefully remove PM from office

THE OUTGOING Speaker John Bercow, due to leave on October 31, has said that he will forcibly remove PM Johnson from office if he...

Russia Today fined £200,000!

BRITISH broadcast regulator Ofcom has just slapped Russia Today (RT) with a six-figure £200,000 fine for allegedly breaching impartiality rules. The fine comes before a...

Corbyn moves against Brexit! – towards government of national unity

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill asking him to rule out a no-deal Brexit on October 31, reneging on...

OCCUPIED! – UCL student action in support of UCU lecturers strike

AT UNIVERSITY College London (UCL) over fifty students occupied the Cloister Building at 7am yesterday morning in front of the Provost’s office, and plan...

British Steel 400 sackings

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...

‘Significant Victory’ For Junior Doctors!

THE BMA doctors’ union has hailed the Court of Appeal ruling on rest breaks as ‘a significant victory for junior doctors’. Commenting on the Court...

Barclays Sacking 1145!

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

Coronavirus–10,000 troops on the streets!

‘OPERATION Broadshare’ has been launched by the military to put 10,000 troops on the streets. The military said that it will work alongside the...

We will leave EU ‘deal or no deal’ – Johnson

TORY PM Boris Johnson yesterday confirmed that if all attempts to get a deal with the EU fail then he is prepared leave the...

KHAN CALLS FOR NATIONAL UNITY GOVERNMENT – Corbyn only one of the options

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for the Labour Party to consider backing the creation of a government of ‘national unity’ to stop Brexit. He...

Corbyn, McDonnell on their knees

LABOUR leaders Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell yesterday delivered abject apologies for the party’s defeat in last Thursday’s election, which saw them lose 59...

No joint press conference in Luxembourg – ‘We’re ready for no-deal’ – Johnson

TORY PM Boris Johnson yesterday travelled to Luxembourg to meet EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and the country’s PM Xavier Bettel. After the meeting, Johnson...

Chancellor warns of ‘significant disruption!’

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

36,876 paid less than minimum wage in Scotland!

NEARLY 37,000 people in Scotland were paid less than the statutory minimum wage last year, while employers across the UK owe workers an average...

LOTHIAN PAYING £1.4m A MONTH FOR HOSPITAL IT CANNOT USE!

A health board is paying over a million pounds a month to a private consortium for a hospital it cannot use. The new children’s hospital...

Hostile Environment – Youth targeted & charged £2,033 every 30 months

THE TORIES’ Hostile Environment is alive and kicking with a new extortionate fee of £2,033 charged every 30 months, targeting people whose immigration status...

‘We’ll do everything to avoid “No Deal” exit from EU’ says Corbyn

LABOUR leader Corbyn, appearing on the Sophy Ridge show on Sunday yesterday, was asked: ‘Can you guarantee that you’ll call a confidence motion before...

Tories Introducing Emergency Powers!

THE TORY government will introduce ‘Emergency Powers’ tomorrow, Tuesday, which are to be voted on in the House of Commons on Thursday, Health Secretary...

Chancellor ignores the crisis!

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...

Watson must quit now! demands Diane Abbott

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has retweeted a call for Labour Party deputy leader Tom Watson to quit after he publicly attacked the party’s...

McDonnell courts nationalists – and vows to defend Corbyn

LABOUR shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has thrown a political bomb into the middle of the Labour Party with his pledge to the Scottish Nationalists...

N Ireland health workers strike!

NURSES in the RCN union came out on strike for the first time in the union’s 103-year history in the north of Ireland yesterday,...

Brexit vote Friday

THE NEW Tory government with its majority of 80, plans to ask MPs to vote on PM Johnson’s Brexit bill as early as this...

G4S driven out of immigration!

PRIVATE firm G4S has been forced out of the immigration sector it was announced yesterday after the scandal at detention centre Brook House in...

‘THE NHS IS BEING SOLD OFF AS WE SPEAK!’ – says Anna Athow,...

THE British Medical Association (BMA) yesterday urged all Conservative Party leadership candidates to commit to excluding the NHS from any post-Brexit trade deals. In a...

SUSPENSION OF PARLIAMENT – ‘a political judgement’ says Eadie QC

THE suspension of Parliament is ‘the territory of political judgements not legal standards’, the Tory government’s lawyer told the Supreme Court yesterday. The court is...

‘US plots to devalue our currency have failed!’ – says Iran

THE GOVERNOR of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) said yesterday that plots to force a massive devaluation of Iran’s national currency to ruin...

Renationalise Thomas Cook!

NINE thousand Thomas Cook workers lost their jobs yesterday with a further 20,000 threatened across Europe as the company, founded in 1841, went bust....

6th Form strikes escalating

ON THE EVE of budget day, National Education Union members working in 34 sixth form colleges walked out demanding more funding as colleges have...

SNP ready for Corbyn-led interim National Government

THE SCOTTISH Nationalists have reached out to Labour to form a National Government with the sole purpose of remaining in the European Union. Yesterday, chief...

Supreme Court rules proroguing ‘unlawful’

THE SUPREME Court yesterday openly sided with a Parliament full of Remainers condemning the proroguing of Parliament by Tory PM Boris Johnson as completely...

94.5% yes for post strike – CWU leaders run away!

COMMUNICATION Workers Union (CWU) members in Royal Mail have beaten the anti-union laws for the third time in less than three years delivering a...

Parliament reopens after Supreme Court ruling

‘IT HAS no moral right to sit on these green benches here. It is a dead Parliament! Parliament is not worth a candle. It...

Johnson Hopes That ‘EU Friends Will Compromise’

A WEAKER than usual Boris Johnson broke with the pre-speech propaganda that he would take a very defiant ‘do or die’ stance on leaving...

Johnson surrenders – kneels before ‘Surrender Act’

A SCOTTISH judge was to be asked yesterday to consider whether Boris Johnson could be jailed if he takes the UK out of the...

Opposition leaders meeting to stop Brexit breaks up! – Javid insists on 31st...

LABOUR moved a step closer to forming a national government yesterday with the Scottish and Welsh nationalists, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens all...

Corbyn’s position: EU deal or Remain but no Brexit!

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn presented his position on Brexit yesterday in which a deal with the EU or Remain are the only options and...

NISSAN WILL SACK 12,500! Sunderland’s future hangs in the balance!

NISSAN is to cut 12,500 jobs worldwide as it reduces its production capacity and the number of models it produces by 10% by the...