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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...

US Rushes Drones And Hellfire Missiles To Iraq

THE US has sent 75 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to Iraq, with many more on the way. They are to be used to try to...

Torture, flogging and killings! AT ISLAMIC SECRET PRISONS SAYS AMNESTY

TORTURE, flogging, and summary killings are rife in secret prisons run by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), an armed group that...

Syrian Army Has Pro-US ‘Rebels’ On The Run

THE SYRIAN army is now having great successes against the pro-US and Islamic forces that have been seeking to destroy Syria and divide it...

Firefighters, postal workers, teachers must unite to smash privatisation!

THE TORY-led coalition is working overtime to privatise the public sector and turn it into a bonanza, a big killing for the big business...

‘Why hasn’t British Airways held an inquiry into the death of...

BY CLARE SAMBROOK THREE years after the unlawful killing of a passenger in its care, why hasn’t British Airways held an inquiry into what went...

Prescott slams Miliband’s failure as Labour opportunists panic

FIRST of all we had Labour ex-Health Secretary Burnham serving notice on Miliband that he had until the spring to challenge the Tory-led coalition...

Hague Beats The War Drums Against Syria

YESTERDAY saw the spectacle of Foreign Secretary Hague complaining that every Jihadist on the planet was heading for Syria, after both he and his...

After the BA battle ‘pirate Walsh’ seeks to shut down Iberia,...

IAG chairman Walsh plans to axe 3,800 jobs – a fifth of the Spanish Iberia airline’s workforce – in a country where unemployment is...

OECD contracts – slump deepening – as Iberia workers battle riot...

FOLLOWING Monday’s report that the eurozone contracted by 0.6% in the last three months of 2012, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)...

BRING DOWN COALITION IN 2013 – victory to World Socialist Revolution

2013 Manifesto – STATEMENT BY THE NEWS LINE EDITORIAL BOARD THE News Line editorial board sends its revolutionary greetings for the year 2013 to the...

Mursi follows on from Mubarak as the US’ man in Cairo

PRESIDENT MURSI of Egypt has followed up his successful negotiation of the end of the current round of Israel’s war with Gaza – which...

Millions Strike Against Austerity Across Eu

IN response to an appeal by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), a large-scale strike action took place across Europe yesterday. The ETUC statement launching...

Obama Dumps Two-State Solution!

PROPONENTS of the two-state solution to Palestine, that is the creation of two separate states, Israel and Palestine through peaceful negotiations, with East Jerusalem...

Mursi supports imperialist drive to overthrow Assad!

PRESIDENT MURSI caused a Syrian walk-out at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) meeting in Tehran yesterday when he attacked the Syrian government and supported the...

Libya disintegrates while the NATO vandals admire their work

A SHRINE in the Libyan capital Tripoli venerating a Sufi Muslim saint has been destroyed – the latest in a series of outrages by...

Clinton threatens ‘catastrophic assault’ on the Syrian state!

THE ‘Friends of Syria’ meeting in Paris on Friday saw the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, frantically beating the war drums against Syria,...

Clinton, Hague beat war drums over Syria

YESTERDAY US and UK diplomats were foaming at the mouth over an alleged massacre by the Syrian armed forces of men women and...

Unite Leaders, As In The BA Dispute, Postpone Action Yet...

LAST Wednesday afternoon, the Unite trade union reps for its tanker driver membership rejected the employers’ offer, and the union was due to present...

Hands Off Syria – Smash The Gulf Feudal Regimes

THE Syrian government has informed the UN envoy, Kofi Annan, that it will respect the cease fire agreement that it is a party to,...

Hague recognises Syrian opposition while Qatar and Saudis supply the...

The ‘Friends of Syria Conference’ in Tunis has seen the representatives of the United States and the UK, Clinton and Hague, laying into Russia...

After one year of the Libyan slaughter – Forward to Damascus...

THE Libyan people are being told that they must celebrate the first anniversary of the ‘revolution’ (in fact, counter-revolution) that has destroyed their country,...

Angry Sparks Demand Official Action

ANGRY electricians fighting 35% pay cuts imposed by a ‘cartel’ of seven major building contractors led by Balfour Beatty, went on strike at construction...

Imperialism Playing With Syrian Fire

SYRIA’S Ba’athist leader Bashar al-Assad has warned that Western action against his country will cause an ‘earthquake’ that will ‘burn the whole region’, and...

BA pensioners fury at Ascot meeting

TWO THOUSAND furious Airways Pension Scheme (APS) members attended meetings at Ascot Racecourse on Monday, where they tore into the BA-appointed trustees who have...

UK VIOLATED IRAQIS’ FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS – rules European Court

In a double blow to the UK Government, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has held that ‘the three-year internment...

Reject BA Sell-Out!

THERE can be only one response by BA cabin crew to the latest attempt by the national leadership of Unite to impose a ‘settlement’...

Bin Laden killing opens Obama election campaign

When US President, Barack Obama, announced on Sunday night that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a dawn raid by US special forces...

BA’s nail in the coffin of legal strike actions – by...

THE UNITE trade union leadership announced yesterday that after the cabin crew membership ‘voted last month overwhelmingly, and for the third time, to take...

Unite Retreats From Cabin Crew Strike

Unite yesterday cancelled plans for another strike at British Airways, and announced there will be a fresh industrial action ballot. In a statement, Unite general...

Strike Ballot Starts For Cabin Crew

Voting papers have been sent to more than 10,000 BASSA (British Airways Stewards and Stewardesses Association) members of Unite for a fresh strike ballot...

Postal workers & Defend Council Housing Campaign rally against coalition policies

UP to a thousand postal workers rallied at Westminster Hall on Wednesday to hear CWU union leaders and MPs call for a campaign against...

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...

Workers and youth forward to the Socialist revolution!

LAST Sunday the president of the National Union of Students (NUS), Aaron Porter, made a surprise visit to a meeting of students occupying University...

Woodley announces strike ballot for BA cabin crew

The Unite union for British Airways’ 11,000 cabin crew, yesterday confirmed that a fresh ballot for strike action at BA is soon to get...

BA strike ballot cancelled – BASSA website is blacked out

UNITE has cancelled its strike ballot of BA cabin crew stating that a new deal is now on the table, and the dispute could...

CBI calls for more anti-union laws!

YESTERDAY the employers’ organisation, the CBI, was joined by Tory London mayor, Boris Johnson, in demanding further laws to outlaw strike action against the...

Lesson from TUC is build the WRP NOW!

AFTER only two days of the annual TUC Congress the message is startlingly clear, the trade union and the working class movement stands at...

Unite leaders on their knees in front of Walsh!

BRENDAN Gold, Unite’s national secretary for civil air transport, said, after emerging from Monday’s BA Cabin crew rally in Kempton Park, that there would...

Unite Goes For New Peace Talks With Walsh

UP to 2,000 British Airways cabin crew attended a BASSA meeting at Kempton Park near Heathrow Airport yesterday, which heard that the leadership of...

BA Cabin Crew Want Indefinite Strike Action!

‘I WANT an immediate ballot and indefinite strike action now. Let’s see them cope with that! I don’t want to wait until Christmas’, a...

43% of doctors have absolutely no eye protection! – Nurses have...

NURSES are forced to ‘hold their breath’ because of inadequate face masks during dangerous operations, while doctors have absolutely no eye protection, it was...

Ventilator Rationing!

Wildcat Postal Strikes