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Greek Workers Battle Riot Police

ATHENS public transport workers were yesterday continuing for the fourth day running their ‘rolling’ strikes. The strikes were called against the government’s plans to transfer...

Greek Default – 250,000 Jobs Under Threat

AS European Commission officials and European leaders prepare a Greek default, Greek ministers have outlined barbaric plans for the wholesale destruction of public services...

500,000 March Against The Coalition Attacks

OVER half a million trade unionists and youth from every town and city in Britain joined Saturday’s TUC march against the savage spending cuts....

500 universities & colleges strike! – to defend pensions and fight...

MEMBERS of the University and College Union (UCU) at around 500 colleges and universities across the UK took strike action yesterday against changes to...

Students and universities under savage coalition attack

IN ORDER that the universities can have their budgets slashed and be privatised or closed, students are to be charged up to £9,000 a...

Unions Fight ‘Political Vandalism!’

Westminster MPs heard calls for the government to ‘Stop, Listen and Think Again’, as trade unionists and community groups lobbied Parliament asking them...

Camberwell Art College occupied!

WE’RE here over Christmas,’ BA painting student Tobias Newbigin said at the occupation of the Camberwell College of Art yesterday. The occupation of the Wilson...

25,000 YOUTH IN WHITEHALL – as LibDem Cable buckles

Students demonstrated and marched in towns and cities across Britain yesterday in the third day of protests against tuition fees, university cuts and the...

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Students Demonstrate Throughout Britain

HUNDREDS of thousands of university, college and school students demonstrated in towns and cities all over Britain on Wednesday. They were protesting against the Tory-LibDem...

TEN UNIVERSITIES OCCUPIED! – Day of Action on November 30

TEN universities remained occupied yesterday, including an historic building at Oxford University, while a national ‘student strike’ was called for next Tuesday, November 30. Students...

Students Occupy Against Fees

SEVERAL universities were being occupied yesterday, on the eve of today’s National Day of Action against the introduction of £9,000-a-year tuition fees and the...

GOLDSMITHS COLLEGE IS OCCUPIED – ‘Education is being turned into a...

GOLDSMITHS College students began an occupation of Deptford Old Town Hall, (now part of the university), on Wednesday afternoon – after the Tory-LibDem coalition...

Medical Students Face £70,000 Of Debt

Medical students will be left almost £70,000 in debt under government plans to allow universities to charge up to £9,000 in tuition fees, the...

Leaving university £70,000 in debt!

MEDICAL students will be left almost £70,000 in debt under Government plans to allow universities to charge up to £9,000 in tuition fees, the...

‘WE MUST DEFEAT THEIR PLANS FOR BRUTAL BUTCHERY’ –Trade union lobbyists...

THERE was an angry and determined mood among the 10,000 trade unionists and youth who travelled from all over the country on Tuesday to...

10,000 Lobby Against The Cuts!

UP TO 10,000 workers and youth supported the TUC lobby of Parliament yesterday. Many told News Line that they want trade union action to put...

MEDICAL STUDENTS WILL BE FACING £100,000 DEBTS says BMA

Doctors’ leaders on Tuesday warned the government that increasing tuition fees could result in medical students facing a debt bill of potentially £100,000 –...

Bectu Condemns ‘Massacre Of The Arts’

ARTS technicians’ union BECTU’S submission to parliament’s Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee, ahead of October’s Comprehensive Spending Review, predicts ‘conflict’ over savage cuts...

Defend state university education against the coalition barbarians!

LORD Browne’s review of university funding is to recommend a threefold increase in tuition fees. Lord Browne (former head of BP) is proposing to raise...

Tuc To Lobby Tories!

TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber yesterday warned that the coalition’s cuts ‘not only threaten services but risk economic recovery’. He was speaking ahead of the...

Cable Urges Privatised Unis, A Graduate Tax, 2-Year Degree Courses And...

TWENTY FIVE per cent funding cuts will mean 33,844 jobs being destroyed in English colleges. This news comes just a week after an analysis...

‘HANDS OFF OUR JOBS, WAGES AND PENSIONS’ – Lecturers warn the...

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...

MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY’S MANSION BUILDING IS OCCUPIED – to stop the closure...

OPEN letter to Middlesex staff, faculty, and students, 7th may 2010. ‘Dear Middlesex University staff, faculty, and students, We are writing to clarify our intentions...

FINANCIAL CRISIS HITS GAZA! – as the deadly siege is tightened

The Gaza government is facing a financial crisis in light of a ban imposed on bank transfers to the Hamas-led government by Egypt and...

AFL-CIO launches ‘Make Wall St Pay’ campaign

THE American trade union federation, the AFL-CIO, is this week launching a ‘Make Wall Street Pay’ national campaign in protest at soaring unemployment in...

London Met Governors Must Resign Now!

HUNDREDS of students and lecturers demonstrated outside the meeting of the Board of Governors of London Metropolitan University on Tuesday night, demanding: ‘RESIGN NOW!’ Calling the demonstration,...

LONDON COLLEGES MARCH TO DEFEND EDUCATION – London Met cuts the...

Over 600 lecturers, college staff and their supporters marched through north London on Saturday in defence of education.Over 600 lecturers, college staff and their...

Miliband Does Nothing To Stop Genocide Against The Tamils

TamilNet reports that Professor Francis Boyle, professor of International Law at the University of Illinois College of Law, has said Britain is obliged to...

‘SAVE OUR UNIVERSITY’ – 500 lobby London Met governors

OVER five hundred students and staff of the London Metropolitan University gathered outside the building in Holloway road in north London yesterday to protest...

REVOLUTIONARY SITUATION DEVELOPING IN ITALY! – as Cossiga calls to put...

‘THE forces of law and order should massacre the demonstrators without pity’ was the ruling class response from former Italian Prime Minister and president...

ONLY ONE WAY OUT – sanctions-busting boat gets doctor out of...

OVer the past year, Muhanad Omar al-Helo has twice petitioned the Israeli government to leave Gaza in order to study in Europe for a...

‘THE TRADE UNIONS MUST TAKE ACTION TO DEFEAT ACADEMY PROGRAMME’ –...

A NINETY-children-to-a-class City Academy, where three-hour lessons are the norm, has been roundly condemned by leading anti-academy campaigner and NUT and ATL Executive member...

Free The Miami Five Now Demands Rally Of 500 Trade Unionists

Over 500 trade unionists, youth and supporters rallied outside the US Embassy in central London on Wednesday evening to demand the release of the...

Sri Lankan Military Targets Farmers

Unidentified armed men arriving on a motorcycle hurled a hand grenade on Friday around 5:30am on the house of a Muslim teacher in Ea’raavoor...

Tamil Students Demand Release Of Colleague

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers in their sentry post along Jaffna lagoon found a male corpse with gun shot wounds washed ashore on...

EQUITY MUST FIGHT ARTS CUTS! – call a national march urges...

AXED children’s theatre workers expressed outrage at Culture Secretary Andrew Burnham’s proclamation last Wednesday that ‘every schoolchild will get five hours of culture a...

MASSACRE OF THE ARTS! – Arts Council withdraws grants from 184...

A total of 184 arts organisations have had 100 per cent of their funding withdrawn, Arts Council England announced yesterday. While it said that 17...

‘AN IMMEDIATE HALT TO ALL OF THE CUTS!’ – Theatre workers...

CLOSURE-THREATENED theatre companies are lobbying today’s meeting of the Arts Council in the Roundhouse in Camden, North West London today at 1.30pm, demanding a...

Arts Council To Decide On Cuts

A CLOSED Arts Council meeting is being held in the Roundhouse in Camden, north west London on Tuesday at 1.30pm, to ratify swingeing ‘death...

1,000 March In Norwich Against Arts Cuts

On Saturday, Norwich saw an impressively large, cheerful and determined demonstration as a thousand arts workers marched against the funding cuts imposed without consultation...

STOP THE AXE! DEFEND THE ARTS! – Norwich march today!

‘It will be the biggest march against the funding cuts imposed by Arts Council England so far,’ organisers of today’s march through Norwich ...

‘CALL NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION AGAINST CUTS’ – actors demand of Equity

FURIOUS actors demonstrated in Piccadilly Circus on Tuesday against swinging Arts Council cuts which threaten to close nearly 200 theatres and theatre companies around...

STOP THE THEATRE CLOSURES! – actors to march today from Piccadilly

ACTORS will demonstrate in the centre of London today against a wave of threatened theatre closures. Actors in white masks will take part in today’s...

‘I WILL NEVER CROSS A PICKET LINE’ – Glenn Close says...

ON STRIKE writers of US daytime TV dramas, short stories and online serials are set to host a special picket event, Daytime United, in...

10,000 Marchers Force Police To Lift Ban

TEN thousand people forced the police to retreat from their stated position that a march on parliament would be illegal, and that they would...

SUNAK’S FLEXIBLE FURLOUGH! – to bring in wage and job cuts...

‘THE FURLOUGH scheme can not continue indefinitely,’ Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday at the Downing Street daily briefing, announcing that by September, the employer...