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Sarkozy sentenced to three years for corruption – Cameron still evades...

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FRENCH ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was convicted of trying to...

Myanmar – bloody military crackdown exposes weakness of the junta!

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THE WEEKEND saw the bloodiest crackdown by the Myanmar military dictatorship when police and soldiers opened fire on demonstrators killing at least 18 and...

‘NHS PRIVATISATION BY STEALTH’ – GP practice operator taken over

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ONE of the UK’s biggest GP practice operators has been taken over by the US health insurance group Centene Corporation. This has been condemned by...

Biden begins his presidency with a missile attack on Syria and...

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PRESIDENT Biden has begun his presidency with a cowardly missile attack on Syria and a shameful wooing, in the most hypocritical manner possible, of...

TUC calls on Sunak for a ‘workers’ budget’! Trade Union &...

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THE LEADERSHIP of the Trade Union Congress, a body which includes 6.4 million workers and has the power to shut the entire country down...

Palestinian court demands Britain be prosecuted over Balfour

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THE HEAD of the Palestinian National Independent Assembly says a London-based law firm has been hired to prosecute the British government over the 1917...

Tory split emerges with demands on Johnson for a budget that...

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IN ADVANCE of the budget next week, former Tory chancellor Philip Hammond delivered a shot across the bows of the Tory government with a...

G7 condemns Myanmar Junta’s war on the people while the general...

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THE G7 (Group of Seven) countries have ‘firmly’ condemned the heavy-handed crackdown, including the use of live ammunition, committed by Myanmar’s junta against the...

Unemployment rises to 5.1% as the Tories and bosses move...

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THE UK’s unemployment figure rose to 5.1% in the three months to December, a five-year high, official figures from the Office for National Statistics...

Iran has responded to Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ policy with ‘maximum resistance’...

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IRANIAN Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told Press TV in an exclusive interview that the Islamic Republic is open to negotiations on reviving...

‘No credible route to a zero Covid UK’ says Johnson setting...

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‘THERE IS no credible route to a zero Covid Britain or indeed a zero Covid world,’ Tory PM Johnson told Parliament yesterday, setting out...

While Israel Lifts Its Lockdown, The Palestinian People Are Dying...

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THE PALESTINIAN Authority’s Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said yesterday that the Israeli occupation authorities are maintaining the unfair policy of medical negligence of...

US must immediately lift sanctions off Iran say Russia and China

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CHINA and Russia say the United States should immediately lift the sanctions it has re-imposed on Iran and fulfil its obligations in order to...

Grenfell fire and corona pandemic underline that under capitalism life ...

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THE GRENFELL inquiry has heard from the bosses of both the insulation and the cladding companies that produced the flammable material installed on the...

‘HISTORIC WIN’ FOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS – tens of thousands entitled to...

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THE GMB union scored an ‘historic’ win on Friday when the Supreme Court passed judgement in the union’s landmark workers’ rights case against Uber. This...

STOP THE FREEZE! ASCL, NAHT & NEU demand significant pay increase...

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‘WE HAVE warned that the government’s planned pay freeze will inflict yet another real-terms cut to salaries, adding to the damage caused by below-inflation...

Bankers warn of global debt time bomb. Socialist revolution is the...

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THIS WEEK, the global banking body, the Institute of International Finance (IIF), revealed that global debt had shot up to an eye-watering $281 trillion...

Grenfell – Schmidt says not his priority to understand fire safety...

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CLAUDE SCHMIDT, president of Arconic that made the Grenfell Tower cladding, has said it was not his ‘priority’ to understand fire safety tests and...

Modi denounces Indian farmers as ‘beggars’ – CITU accuses Modi...

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‘THE CENTRE of Indian Trade Unions vehemently denounces the utterly humiliating and derogatory statement by the Prime Minister against the struggling farmers and their...

How the DWP is spying on benefit claimants

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IN 2019, the UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published their two-part staff guide on conducting fraud investigations. Privacy International (a UK-registered charity which...

GPs DEPORTATION THREAT – RCGP warns of visa crisis

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THE RCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners) has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel demanding that the government must act ‘urgently’ to prevent newly-qualified...

Tories split over reopening – time to bring them down

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THE SPLIT within the Tory Party over ending the coronavirus lockdown broke out in the open at the weekend when Tory Foreign Secretary Dominic...

Yemeni Forces Launch Missile Attack On Saudi Airbase

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YEMENI forces successfully launched a missile attack on the airbase in southwestern Saudi Arabia. The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces confirmed that army troops and allied...

Tories seek to smash NHS up into 42 pieces! Entire working...

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TORY Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock outlined the new government White Paper in Parliament on Thursday pushing a complete reorganisation of the...

UK ECONOMY NOSEDIVES! – biggest fall in modern times

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THE UK economy nosedived by a record 9.9%, the biggest slump in modern times, with the contraction in 2020 ‘more than twice as much...

DVLA health & safety scandal! PCS strike ballot

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THOUSANDS of staff working at the DVLA will be balloted for strike action over continuing Covid health and safety concerns, the Public and Commercial...

Tories move to replace NHS with regional healthcare!

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TORY Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock outlined the new White Paper in Parliament yesterday pushing a complete reorganisation of the NHS, breaking...

Social Care Providers Were Left Exposed To Covid-19 By Lack Of...

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‘The Department for Health and Social Care’s decision to prioritise hospitals at the beginning of the pandemic meant social care providers were left exposed...

Reports of PM Johnson reducing the private sector in the NHS...

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BY RETIRED BMA MEMBER ANNA ATHOW THE main story on BBC news on Saturday, was that Boris Johnson was proposing to reverse the Cameron health...

80 MPs and members of the House of Lords urge Foreign...

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OVER 80 British parliamentarians representing all parties, in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords, on February 8th wrote in a...

HOTEL QUARANTINE – Pay £1,750 for ten days or fined £10,000...

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ANYONE who has visited one of the red list countries and who fails to quarantine in a government-designated hotel faces a fine of up...

Abbas welcomes 81 UK MPs condemnation of mass evictions

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JERUSALEM – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement has welcomed the letter by 81 British parliamentarians to the UK’s Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, calling...

Iran cements strategic relations with Russia!

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THE speaker of the Iranian Parliament is on his first official foreign visit to Moscow with the goal of further cementing the two countries’...

2,450 sacked by email – 214 Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton...

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TORY PM Johnson must wait until there are fewer than 1,000 Covid infections a day before lifting lockdown, NHS bosses and scientists have warned. The...

NO LIFTING OF LOCKDOWN! – until Covid infections fall to less...

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TORY PM Johnson must wait until there are fewer than 1,000 Covid infections a day before lifting lockdown, NHS bosses and scientists have warned. The...

International Criminal Court Has Jurisdiction Over Israeli War Crimes In Palestine!

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THE International Criminal Court ruled on Friday that it has jurisdiction over war crimes and atrocities committed in the Palestinian territories and can thus...

‘We must have redress for the mishandling on the pandemic!’

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Statement by Kamran Abbasi Executive editor British Medical Journal ‘WHAT went wrong in the global governance of Covid-19? After two million deaths, we must have...

Scunthorpe scaffolders step up strike

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SCUNTHORPE scaffolders have stepped up strike action at a British Steel site. The British Steel plant in Scunthorpe faces further disruption this month as scaffolders...

TUC leaders collaborate with bosses to try and keep the working...

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YESTERDAY, the TUC joined forces with the leaders of top business groups to beg Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the furlough scheme for...

Kitson And Counter-Revolution!

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‘Kitson and Counter-Revolution’ was first featured by News Line on 30th April 2015. We are producing it once again because the British state is now preparing...

HEATHROW CLEANERS FEAR FOR THEIR JOBS says the Unite trade union

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LOW PAID cleaners, employed by multi-million pound outsourcing company Mitie at Heathrow Airport, have been left fearing for their jobs after the company reneged...

Confident Of US Support Israeli Terrorists Kill Three Palestinian Youths And...

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ISRAELI forces have shot and killed three young Palestinians during overnight raids on several areas of the occupied West Bank. Two of the victims lost...

Bloody Sunday Commemorative March, Derry, forced off the road!

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By Fra Hughes in West Belfast FOR the first time in 49 years, the Bloody Sunday Commemorative March has been forced off the road, as...

South African variant spreading across UK

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THE SOUTH African variant has begun to spread across the UK, the Tories confirmed yesterday. Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the 5.00pm briefing: ‘We...

EU was ready to risk scrapping Good Friday Agreement to get...

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THAT the Covid-19 pandemic world crisis has sharpened the contradictions of the capitalist system to the point of vaccine wars and revolutionary explosions is...