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Bank of England votes 5-4 to keep interest rates at 5.25%

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UK interest rates have been left unchanged after the Bank of England said price rises were slowing faster than expected. Interest rates were held at...

UK economy collapsing – destitution on the rise

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BUSINESS activity in Britain fell for the third consecutive month last month, with economists warning of recession. The S&P Global/CIPS flash services business activity index...

One million march for Palestine – Forward to a General Strike!

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ONE MILLION workers, students and youth marched from Hyde Park Corner in central London to the American Embassy in Nine Elms, south west London...

‘Keep going to win your demands’ – says UCU President

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STRIKING UCU lecturers from Further Education Colleges across London packed out a strike rally at the Emanuelle Centre in Marsham Street in central London...

Barts strikers fighting for the NHS

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WORKERS at the Barts group of hospitals in east London, began a 12 day strike yesterday, running until 17 November, fighting for safe staffing,...

‘Our NHS is under siege!’

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THERE was a lively and enthusiastic picket of over 50 striking NHS workers at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel east London, yesterday morning. Speaking...

Tories on collision course with nursing staff

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‘THE government is setting itself on a collision course with nursing staff,’ the RCN (Royal College of Nursing) has warned. The RCN, which represents over...

Hunt turns his fire on the sick the disabled and the mentally ill –...

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TORY Chancellor Hunt turned his fire on the sick, the disabled, the mentally ill and the unemployed in his vicious, vindictive anti-working class Autumn...

Tory war on teachers and their unions

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THE TORY government issued details about how it intends to use its Minimum Service Levels (MSL) anti-strike laws to wage war against education workers...

TUC Special Congress December 9th – call General Strike to smash Tory anti-union...

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THE TUC said yesterday it will hold a special Congress to discuss the next stage of the campaign against the Tories’ anti-strike laws. The event...

Junior Doctors – nine more strike dates

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JUNIOR Doctors are to strike for three days before Christmas and six early in the New Year following five weeks of fruitless talks between...

The TUC must call a general strike! say Barts Hospital strikers

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STRIKING Royal London Hospital ancillary workers rallying outside Barts Hospital in their fight for pay and improved conditions yesterday demanded that the TUC Special...

‘Victory to Palestine!’ demand hundreds of thousands on huge London march

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HUNDREDS of thousands of workers, students and youth marched on Saturday through central London, calling for victory to Palestine and an end to Israel’s...

Tory Rwanda plan unlawful

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THE TORY plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda was yesterday dismissed by the Supreme Court, ending over 18 months of legal battles in...

TUC appeals to the bosses to avoid issuing ‘Work Notices!’ – will not call...

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‘UNIONS are not going to lie down’, assured TUC Assistant General Secretary Kate Bell yesterday. She was addressing a press conference at Congress House ahead...

Junior Doctors fighting for NHS!

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‘ACTION now to defend the NHS!’ demand thousands of Junior Doctors as they begin another three-day strike at 7.00am today. At the end of it...

2,800 steel jobs set to go! – workers demand general strike, while the...

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TUC General Secretary Paul Nowak has begged Tory PM Sunak to stop Tata carrying out last Friday’s threat to sack 2,800 steelworkers in Port...

NHS winter crisis is ahead warns Dr Boyle

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SPEAKING ahead of the three-day strike of tens of thousands of NHS Junior Doctors which begins at 7am on Wednesday morning, the leader of...

‘Get rid of all privatised companies’ urge the striking Junior Doctors

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Junior doctors manned a lively and determined picket outside the Maudsley Hospital in south London yesterday, determined to defend their patients and the NHS. Laith...

One million workers march through London for Palestine

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ONE MILLION workers, students and youth marched through central London in support of Palestine on Saturday, condemning 100 days of Israeli genocide during which...

‘We’re striking to defend the NHS!’ – Junior Doctors

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‘WE’RE striking to defend the NHS,’ doctors said on the over 200-strong rally of junior doctors outside University College Hospital in central London yesterday. There...

‘The government needs to make a credible offer!’ says Junior Doctors Chair Rob Lawrenson

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‘THE GOVERNMENT needs to sit down and make a credible offer so we have a health system that works,’ BMA Junior Doctors Committee Co-Chair,...

‘Unions need to stand together to properly defend the NHS!’

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THERE were three sets of NHS workers on strike at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel yesterday, the domestic and catering workers, the pathologists...

3,000 Welsh JDs strike after 98% vote

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JUNIOR doctors across Wales began a three day strike over pay yesterday and continue until tomorrow, after almost every junior doctor (98%) who took...

‘NO CREDIBLE OFFER!’ – striking doctors slam Tories

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TENS of thousands of junior doctors in England begin an unprecedented six days of strike action at 7am this morning, with an 8am-10am mass...

Junior doctors determined to win their pay battle!

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JUNIOR DOCTORS at Homerton hospital were yesterday determined to win their struggle and save the NHS from privatisation. Johnny Denphy junior doctor at Homerton hospital...

Sunak plans to throw the sick and disabled off benefits – to fund tax...

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TORY Prime Minister Rishi Sunak plans to throw the sick and disabled off benefits to fund tax cuts for the rich! He spent the weekend...

Massive ASLEF vote for strike action over pay!

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ASLEF train drivers’ trade union members have voted overwhelmingly for more strike action, having not had a pay rise for five years. Mick Whelan, general...

Striking ASLEF train drivers defiant!

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ASLEF train drivers start another programme of rolling one-day strikes today, which will run alongside their nine-day overtime ban which began yesterday, having now...

Capital City lecturers strike

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STRIKING Capital City College Group (CCCG) lecturers rallied outside the CEO’s office in Victoria yesterday on the second day of their eight-day strike. The strikers...

Starmer withdraws support for Pro-Palestine Labour candidate

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LABOUR has removed its backing for Palestine-supporting Rochdale by-election candidate Azhar Ali. Ali was recorded speaking out in support of Palestine at a Labour Party...

250,000 workers & youth march for Palestine!

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MORE than 250,000 workers, students and youth marched for Palestine through central London on Saturday. The march assembled outside BBC Broadcasting House in Portland Place...

‘Pay up now!’ striking London lecturers demand

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UCU UNION lecturers at the CONEL (College of North East London) and City and Islington College, Blackstock Road, started eight days of strike action...

NO PAY RISE IN 5 YEARS! – ASLEF strike expands

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ROLLING strike action and a national overtime ban by ASLEF members expands today, with train drivers employed by Northern and TransPennine Express rail privateers...

Steelworkers demonstrate in Westminster

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FIFTY steelworkers and their supporters demonstrated outside Portcullis House in Westminster yesterday morning as negotiations between their Unite union leaders, the Tata Steel privateers...

BMA Wales 3-day February strike

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British Medical Association (BMA) Cymru Wales junior doctors committee has announced new strike dates as part of the dispute over pay. ‘In the absence of...

Barts & St Thomas’ solidarity action!

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UNITE Rep at Barts and Whipps Cross hospitals, Leonard Hockey spoke to News Line about the delegation that joined the St Thomas and Guy’s...

250,000-strong London march for Palestine

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OVER 250,000 workers, students and youth marched for Palestine from Hyde Park towards the Israeli embassy in Kensington west London on Saturday afternoon. There were...

Stella Assange denounces the US case as ‘pathetic, founded on lies’

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ON the second and pivotal day of Julian Assange’s appeal hearing, the unwavering spirit of Assange supporters was palpable outside London’s High Court, despite...

FREE JULIAN ASSANGE NOW! – demands High Court protest

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THE ROYAL Courts of Justice in The Strand in central London were besieged by supporters of Julian Assange from early morning to late afternoon...

‘Claps don’t pay the bills!’ – insist striking junior doctors

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‘CLAPS don’t pay the bills!’ chanted over 100 junior doctors outside St Thomas’ Hospital in central London opposite the Houses of Parliament yesterday morning,...

Sacked and smeared for standing up for postmasters

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FORMER chairman of the Post Office Henry Staunton dropped a bombshell on the Tories when he appeared before the Business and Trade Select Committee...

Mass Pickets Of Striking Junior Doctors Today!

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MASS PICKETS of striking junior doctors take place today from 8am-11am outside St Thomas’ Hospital opposite Parliament in central London, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in...

Nottingham City goes bust while HSBC makes £24bn!

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THE government has appointed commissioners to help run Nottingham City Council after the authority declared itself effectively bankrupt. The Labour-run authority issued a section 114...

Scores of constituencies will vote for my point of view says Galloway

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SUNAK and the Tory government are ‘so bereft of public support that they cower in fear’ of calling a general election, while the Starmer...