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3 unions reject BA’s offer – strike looms!

THREE unions – BALPA, Unite, and GMB – representing 25,000 British Airways workers have rejected the company’s latest pay deal meaning that a major...

95% of RCM members in north of Ireland vote for strike...

ALMOST 95% of RCM members in Northern Ireland who responded to a consultation about industrial action, including strike action, over pay conditions have voted...

Firefighters are angry about Grenfell too! – writes Matt Wrack FBU...

WRITING in the Independent Matt Wrack, General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union posed the question: ‘Firefighters are angry about Grenfell Tower too –...

Missile Attack On Israeli Forces In Occupied Golan

THE SYRIAN army intercepted tens of incoming Israeli missiles and reciprocated the assault with a barrage of rocket attacks on Israeli military centres in...

RMT Opposes General Council’s Statement On The Single Market

THE first session of the TUC Congress, on Sunday afternoon in Brighton saw a division over the General Council statement on Brexit and Composite...

Second Unite ‘Pause For Peace’ Equals Surrender Attempt!

THE Unite trade union leaders have declared their second ‘Pause for Peace’ in less than a week, in two fiercely fought industrial disputes –...

Join the YS lobby of the TUC on September 11 to...

THE GRENFELL Tower disaster was a turning point for the working class where the callous and ruthless nature of the ruling class was exposed...

US Crisis Explodes On The Streets As Trump Threatens War With...

US PRESIDENT Trump, dedicated to ‘making America great again’, to further enrich the bosses and the bankers at the expense of the US workers...

‘We’ll keep on striking till we win!’

‘WE are not quitting until we are winning! We will keep on striking until we win,’ Unite member and Serco worker Yomi Sogbesan told...

Unite Takes Action Against Serco BA And The Bank Of England!

YESTERDAY striking Serco workers from Bart’s NHS Trust, striking BA mixed fleet cabin crew, and striking Bank of England workers marched and picketed the...

‘WE ARE NOW IN A LOW PAY EMERGENCY’ – Unite strikers...

THREE sets of strikers fighting low pay came together at the Bank of England yesterday lunchtime. The morning began at 8am outside JP Morgan new...

Solid Support For Serco Strike

PATIENTS, nurses, doctors and other hospital staff stopped to support the striking Serco workers on their picket line outside the Royal London Hospital in...

‘COLOSSAL BA PROFITS!’ – while mixed fleet cabin crew fight for...

‘COLOSSAL profits confirm British Airways can easily afford to end the obscenity of cabin crew poverty,’ Unite said yesterday responding to BA’s announcement yesterday...

Pilots criticise BA’s strikebreaking scheme

PILOT representatives from the European Cockpit Association (ECA) and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) have voiced concerns about British Airways’ (BA) use of...

‘You are sending a message that you are not taking it...

OVER 500 SERCO strikers and their supporters marched through East London on Saturday demanding 30p an hour wage increase. What do we want? A pay...

150 STRIKING CABIN CREW LOBBY MPs

OVER 150 striking British Airways Mixed Fleet cabin crew held a photo-call outside Parliament yesterday, where they were joined by a number of Labour...

BA profits £1.47bn–cabin crew outraged

STRIKING British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew were outraged yesterday by the announcement of £1.47 billion profits for BA for the last financial year,...

BA Cabin Crew strikers need a strategy to win – demand...

TODAY BA mixed fleet cabin crew start another round of four days of strike action against poverty level wages that has meant them relying...

‘Real Hardship Among Strikers’

STRIKING British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew at Heathrow Airport welcomed other trade unionists on their Hatton Cross picket line on Saturday, dubbing it...

SOLIDARITY SATURDAY! – for BA strikers

TODAY is ‘Solidarity Saturday’ when striking British Airways Mixed Fleet cabin crew are being visited by trade unionists and supporters from different trade unions...

‘We won’t accept poverty pay’ say striking mixed fleet cabin crew

‘WE WANT support from the whole airport and wider,’ striking BA mixed fleet cabin crew member and Unite rep Charly Bacon said yesterday. She was...

The strike wave sweeping Britain demands a new leadership in trade...

THE STRIKE wave sweeping across Britain has a revolutionary content. Since the capitalist crisis first burst into the open with the banking collapse of 2008...

TUC MUST TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT US! – demand BA mixed...

BRITISH AIRWAYS mixed fleet strikers on Saturday called for the TUC and other unions to take action in support of their fight against poverty...

Striking cabin crews to meet TUC leaders today!

STRIKING British Airways Mixed Fleet Cabin Crew are travelling up to the TUC headquarters in central London this morning to garner support...

McDonnell launches 3-day BA cabin crew strike!

A HUNDRED British Airways mixed fleet cabin crew, members of Unite, attended a rally at the Bedfont Sports centre at Heathrow yesterday morning to...

BA Cabin Crew Out Today

BRITISH Airways mixed fleet cabin crew are striking against poverty pay today in the first day of a 72-hour strike. It follows last week’s two...

BA Cabin Crew Fighting Poverty Pay!

‘WILLIE, Willie, Willie – Out, Out Out!’ rang out on picket lines around Heathrow Airport in West London yesterday morning, as thousands of British...

Cabin Crew Strike Over Poverty Pay!

THOUSANDS of cabin crew working for British Airways ‘Mixed Fleet’ have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action over poverty pay and broken promises. Seventy-nine...

No Action Proposed By Tuc To Defend Steel Industry

THE TUC Congress in Brighton on Monday made a show of defending the steel industry and steel jobs. Steel workers were guests of honour in...

The Lfb Is Failing To Meet Response Targets After 10 Fire...

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) is failing to meet response time targets to more than half of all emergencies in the areas where ten...

Syria goes to the polls – a great victory for the...

YESTERDAY, millions of Syrians were casting their votes in record numbers in parliamentary elections against the backdrop of a ceasefire that is generally holding,...

Defend Heathrow jobs rally today!

HUNDREDS of British Airways workers are demonstrating outside the airline’s Heathrow HQ today against the outsourcing and offshoring of their jobs to Tata Consultancy...

GMB BA workers to fight transfer of IT jobs to Tata...

GMB British Airways workers will hold a public meeting and rally from 12.30pm on Monday 29th February at the Thistle Hotel, Heathrow, against proposals to...

BA Gatwick strike threat – GMB Stansted workers strike over pay

MORE than 300 senior British Airways cabin crew at Gatwick Airport have been threatened with the sack if they refuse to accept a pay...

OAXACA TEACHERS BLOCK ‘REFORMS’ – ‘a mechanism for privatisation’

TEACHERS in Oaxaca, Mexico, have taken their fight against their government’s punitive ‘education reform’ to a new level this month, with highly visible actions...

UN Envoy de Mistura Says ‘President Assad Is Part Of The...

‘ANY peaceful solution to the fighting in Syria must involve President Bashar al-Assad,’ the United Nations envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura said Friday. ‘President...

UK cannot fight the IS movement that it helped to create!

THE UK’s role in fighting the Islamic State is ‘strikingly modest’ and should be stepped up, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee has...

Confidential documents handed to Chilcot showed that Bush and Blair planned...

IN LAST Thursday’s House of Commons Iraq Inquiry debate, originally scheduled to follow the publication of the Chilcot inquiry, all the contentious issues surrounding...

US coup in Baghdad

THE US on Tuesday organised its own coup in Baghdad, attempting to place the previous long-term Maliki ally, Haidar al-Abadi, into the office of...

Obama’s New Crusade To ‘Save The Christians Of Iraq’

THE USA and the UK have launched their new crusade on the pretext of saving the Christians and the Yazidis of Iraq from the...

US, UK Ambassadors Are Run Out Of Libya By Their Former...

HMS Enterprise has arrived near to Tripoli to evacuate any remaining British people who want to leave Libya, after the British embassy was shut...

Well Done – The Syrian Delegation In Geneva!

ALL workers must support the stand of the Syrian delegation at the Geneva 2 Conference. This stand was that there had to be a full...

People of Aleppo march to support Syrian army

PEOPLE of Aleppo on Tuesday marched through the streets of the city to show their support to the Syrian Arab Army which confronts terrorism...

Down with the Geneva 2 conference – victory to Assad’s...

RUSSIA’S Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that UN chief Ban Ki-moon’s decision to cancel Iran’s invitation to the ‘peace talks’ on Syria,...

Get rid of capitalism in 2014! New Year’s Statement by the...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends its New Year’s greetings for the year 2014 to all our readers and to the workers and youth...

Dr Bawa-Garba victory –‘a defining moment’

DR BAWA-GARBA’s victory, in reversing the General Medical Council’s decision to strike her off the medical register over the death of a patient was...