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Save Newport Art Gallery Temporary Exhibitions Programme

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FRIENDS OF Newport Art Gallery are appealing to Newport City Council to Save the Newport Art Gallery Temporary Exhibitions Programme (T.E.P.) Newport City Council’s...

‘A BRIDGE TOO FAR’ – but Minister Gove remains in his...

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TEACHERS and heads unions yesterday welcomed education secretary Gove’s abandonment of plans to scrap GCSEs in key subjects in England and replace them with...

‘WE ARE IN A STATE OF WAR – repelling a fierce...

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SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday gave a defiant address to the nation, broadcast on national TV. Delivering a speech on the latest developments in...

BACCALAUREATE THREATENS ‘CULTURAL APARTHEID’ –says theatre director Richard Eyre

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High profile figures from the arts have joined with the National Union of Teachers in condemning the Coalition’s planned secondary school Key Stage 4...

Edl Fascists Chased Out Of Norwich!

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OVER 2,000 workers and youth marched to city hall Norwich in opposition to the English Defence League on Saturday. This is the first time that...

CARILLION MUST COMPENSATE 224 BLACKLISTED WORKERS says GMB

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THE GMB has called a meeting in Stafford on November 13th to mobilise opposition to the outsourcing of Staffordshire Education Support Services (ESS) and...

Lansley sacked – Hunt in charge of NHS

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ARCHITECT of the hated Health and Social Care Act, Andrew Lansley was sacked as Health Secretary and replaced by Murdoch acolyte and former Arts...

STRIKES WILL PROCEED DURING OLYMPICS – say unions

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UNIONS reacted angrily yesterday to threats by Arts, Media and Sports Secretary Hunt that public sector workers who strike during the Olympics should face...

Samaras Puts Up ‘Greece For Sale’ Sign

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GREEK Prime Minister elect Antonis Samaras has declared a massive privatisation plan for the entire transport and energy sectors as well as dozens of...

500,000 WILL STRIKE ON MAY 10 – says Serwotka

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Half a million workers will be taking strike action on May 10th, PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka told the mass rally at the end...

Universal Credit Attack On Poor

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UNISON yesterday warned the government that its ‘botched roll out’ of Universal Credit, less than 18 months away, will make it more difficult for...

Students walkout today!

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TENS of thousands of students are expected to participate in a national walkout today in campuses in every part of the UK against the...

NO DEBATE ON ‘ACTION’ MOTION – at London Region Equity AGM

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THE ACTORS’ union Equity is angry as Arts Council and local authority funding cuts lay waste to theatres and arts organisations across Britain and...

CUTS HIT US EDUCATION –while workers battle for union rights

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Policy Matters Ohio has released a report showing the impact of the $1.8 billion cuts to local education budgets across Ohio, reports the Ohio...

Defend Trent Park Campus–Defend Chase Farm say Middlesex University students

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STUDENTS from Middlesex University declared yesterday that the only way to defend their threatened Trent Park Campus and their neighbouring local hospital, Chase Farm,...

Cases Against Rajapaksa Continuing

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CIVIL cases against Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Shavendra Silva, an ex-army commander and currently Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN)...

Frontline Services ‘To Be Devastated’ In Ireland

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In the Republic of Ireland, a government report has been released which shows that public sector cuts will mean 23,500 workers lose their jobs,...

Occupy Wall Street Marchers On The Road To Washington

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Last Wednesday November 9th, 21 protesters left Zuccotti Park, the centre of the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and set off down...

Students And Sparks March Against Tuition Fees And Wage Cuts

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Over 10,000 students and a number of trade unionists took part in a protest through central London yesterday against £9,000 fees, education cuts and...

Greek Workers Battle Riot Police

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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!’

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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!

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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

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

TEN UNIVERSITIES OCCUPIED! – Day of Action on November 30

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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...

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Students Demonstrate Throughout Britain

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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...

Students Occupy Against Fees

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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...

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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

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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!

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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...

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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!

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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

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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’

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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!

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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!

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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!

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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,...