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BLAIR’S POLICE STATE POWERS – come in on Sunday January 1

‘These powers constitute a serious erosion of civil liberties in this country. They will change the relationship between the police and the individual fundamentally,’...

TEMPORARY WORKERS USED AND ABUSED – TUC urges protection against exploitation

TEMPORARY workers in Britain are being paid illegally low wages, having unlawful deductions taken from their pay packets, and are being denied holiday pay...

Sharon’s deception at the United Nations

ISRAEL’S Prime Minister Ariel Sharon tried to cut a figure as the liberator of the Palestinian people of the Gaza Strip at the United...

Union leaders pledge total support – time for action has arrived!

YESTERDAY the trade union bureaucracy was skating on the thinnest of thin ice at the TUC Congress. With one hand, trade union leader after trade...

‘WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF TALKS WE WANT ACTION’ say Gate...

The Gate Gourmet pickets at Heathrow Airport yesterday had a Transport and General Workers Union shop stewards report back on a meeting held with...

‘WE NEED PLAN FOR VICTORY’ say Gate Gourmet strikers

GATE GOURMET strikers were sacked four weeks ago today and were very angry yesterday morning that they have been out so long withtheir union...

MASSACRE! – US bombers kill 47 near to Syrian Border

FORTY-SEVEN people were massacred in two bombing raids by American warplanes in occupied Iraq early yesterday morning, close to the Syrian border. The air strikes...

GOURMET CRISIS! – Siegel flies back to the USA

THERE WERE no talks yesterday between the TGWU and Gate Gourmet bosses after its chairman David Siegel flew back to the US for crisis...

1,000 CLASH WITH POLICE IN SAMAWA – Iraqis angry over no...

At least one person was killed and sixty others were wounded yesterday when over 1,000 angry Iraqis clashed with police in Samawa, south of...

State Raising Terror Tensions

ON SATURDAY night, the city centre of Birmingham, the second largest city in the country, was emptied of more than 20,000 people by the...

MPs CALL TO REJECT ID CARDS BILL

MPs yesterday raised questions about the ID card Bill which was introduced in the House of Commons by Home Secretary Charles Clarke. Clarke said he...

STOP POACHING AFRICA’S DOCTORS AND NURSES – urge BMA and RCN

Doctors’ and nurses’ leaders have written letters to Prime Minister Blair and Chancellor Brown urging Britain and other G8 nations to stop poaching doctors...

Security Council extends Iraq occupation mandate

THE imperialists and their Chinese and Russian stooges on the UN Security Council have extended the mandate of the US-led occupation armies in Iraq,...

Freeze settlements – Abbas appeals to Bush

PALESTINIAN president Mahmud Abbas is set to meet US president George Bush in Washington this Thursday for an urgent summit. The Palestinians said this is...

May Day manifesto! Keep the Tories out! The working class will...

THE Editorial Board of the News Line, the daily socialist paper of the WRP, sends its greetings to the workers and youth of the...

VOTE WRP ON DECEMBER 12! BREAK WITH THE EU! FORWARD TO...

THE DECEMBER 12th election is a crisis election, in a situation where the worldwide crisis of capitalism is deepening rapidly to explosion point. Eleven...

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...