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‘Working class must follow example of October 1917’

A POWERFUL News Line 47th Anniversary and 76th Anniversary of Leon Trotsky’s Assassination Rally, with 200 workers, students and youth in attendance, was held...

Deliveroos Fighting Slave Labour Pay And Conditions

OVER 100 Deliveroo food delivery company couriers and supporters met in Camden, northwest London on Tuesday evening to discuss their campaign against slave labour...

Over 120,000 Children Will Spend Christmas Homeless

OVER 120,000 children in Britain face spending this Christmas homeless and in temporary accommodation, the highest level since 2007, Shelter’s new analysis of government...

120,000 children homeless this Xmas

ONE hundred and twenty thousand children will wake up homeless this Christmas across Britain, Shelter warned yesterday. Shelter has launched an urgent appeal after...

Bring down the May government – nationalise the banks and major...

BEFORE the Brexit referendum on June 23rd the masses of British workers refused to capitulate to the vast barrage of propaganda from...

UK must take in 400 Calais camp children – urges UNICEF

UNICEF UK is appealing to the British government to speed up the transfer of unaccompanied child refugees from the ‘Jungle’ refugee camp in Calais. The...

Dannatt would not use Lariam, but permitted it to be used...

FORMER Army chief of staff Lord Dannatt has apologised on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme for allowing British troops to take an anti-malaria drug...

Tories use ‘winter crisis’ to scrap thousands of ops!

THE TORY war on the NHS is continuing with thousands of operations to be cancelled and senior doctors diverted from operating theatres under the...

Special needs children are not getting the support they need!

CHILDREN and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are not getting the support they need, according to eight-in-ten (83%) education staff. In...

Massive doctors picket lines –answer the Cameron-Hunt threats

THE TUC must organise a national day of action in support of the junior doctors’ dispute and our NHS, the Public and Commercial Services...

Tory Split Deepens!

THE Tory government risks dividing society, Iain Duncan Smith warned yesterday in his first interview since resigning as Work and Pensions Secretary. He attacked the...

Australian Government Forced To Back Down Over Baby Asha!

AUSTRALIAN unions have applauded the community #LetThemStay alliance that forced the Turnbull government to back down on Sunday from sending baby Asha and her...

FBU must fight against a Police Commissioner controlled ‘Fire Service’

THE Fire Brigades Union has appealed to the Home Office, which is now in charge of the fire service, to save the service from...

Nurses Urge All Out With The Junior Doctors! Adding ‘It’s...

‘NURSES should come on a half day strike with the junior doctors,’ Jenny a student occupational therapist told a mass rally opposite Downing Street...

Week-long meter workers strike

‘PIG-headed’ EDF Energy bosses have sparked a week-long meter workers’ strike. A week-long strike by EDF Energy workers carrying out Smart meter installations will take...

TUC on its knees – time for a revolutionary leadership!

THE TUC New Year’s message (see page 3) has been delivered with TUC general secretary O’Grady on her knees appealing to the bosses and...

CWA condemns the Obama proposal for immigration raids and deportations!

THE CWA trade union has issued a statement on the Obama administration’s planned Immigration Raids and proposed mass deportations. It reads: ‘We have seen...

‘KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF OUR HOSPITAL’ – mass picket issues warning...

‘KEEP your hands off our hospital! This hospital belongs to the public, not the government!’ Kaushalya Gussar declared at the mass picket of Ealing...

Assad visits Damascus Catholic church

SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad has made a visit to a Christian church in an eastern suburb of the capital Damascus as Christmas is approaching. Assad...

Smash The Bedroom Tax – Bring Down The Tories!

AN explosive report into the effect of the ‘Bedroom Tax’ on families throughout the country was published on Thursday – sneaked out on the...

‘Collective Punishment Is Never Permissible!’

‘COLLECTIVE punishment is never permissible under any circumstances,’ human rights charity Amnesty International said, in response to Israeli forces demolishing yet another family home. ties...

Tory Cuts Produce ‘Chronic Shortage Of Teachers’

AS schools prepare to break up for the Christmas holidays, new analysis by the Labour Party reveals the impact of the chronic shortage of...

Civil servant visits Calais refugee camp

‘NO ONE should have to experience the conditions that the refugees are living in,’ civil servants union PCS member Wayne Harrison said yesterday after...

149,000 at risk of eviction in the last year!

EVERY 90 seconds a renter in England is put at risk of losing their home, warns Shelter. Research by the housing and homelessness charity has...

‘PATIENT DEATHS DO NOT INCREASE DURING DOCTOR STRIKES!’ says Harvard Medical...

‘PATIENT deaths do not increase during doctor strikes,’ research has shown, as junior doctors prepare for their three days of action. The junior doctors are...

Cameron Beats War Drums

PRIME Minister Cameron is to set out his strategy on Syria and tackling the Islamic State group in the region before MPs this week. He...

AMCU secures reinstatement of 579 sacked members!

THE Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) said on Thursday it had successfully secured the reinstatement of 579 of its members dismissed in...

‘I’m Calling For A General Strike To Smash This Bill!’

‘I’M CALLING for a general strike to smash this bill,’ Bakers Union leader Ian Hodson told News Line on Monday afternoon in Westminster, where...

Stop privatising Barnet!

BARNET Unison members were in determined mood yesterday as they began their 24-hour strike against privatisation of all Barnet Council services. The dispute involves social...

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...

Cameron’s 7-day GPs & NHS provokes strike threat

HEALTH unions have threatened to strike over Cameron’s plans to create a seven-day-a-week health service, if it means cuts to the existing payments for...

Secret Police State Helped Bosses Draw Up Blacklist And Used Women...

CONSTRUCTION union UCATT has exposed how the union was infiltrated by the Metropolitan Police’s Special Demonstration Squad (SDS). The revelation creates fresh questions about the...

Death rate running a third higher as NHS cuts take their...

THE current death rate in England and Wales is running about one-third higher than its normal rate for this time of year, official statistics...

NHS Funding Cuts Rejected!

IN AN unprecedented move, NHS hospital trust managers have rejected plans for next year’s NHS payment system, warning that they cannot any longer guarantee...

NHS STRIKE ACTION ON 29th JANUARY – ambulance service out on...

NHS workers are striking again in a row over pay. Unison members working in the NHS in England will walkout for 12 hours between 9am–9pm...

Lambeth College strike strengthens!

LAMBETH College UCU (University and College Union), resumed their strike action yesterday against the imposition of inferior work contracts, by Lambeth College management. This week’s...

Irish union demands action to stop spiralling rents and mass job...

SIPTU is calling for action on soaring rents to prevent further job losses immediately as the Irish deficit crisis deepens. The union has called on...

Millions fear eviction!

OVER three million people fear missing rent or mortgage payments this January because of ‘sky high housing costs’, putting them at risk of...

RMT slams ‘bandit capitalism’

THE RMT is demanding action after Better Capital has confirmed that it expects its £20 million investment back while City Link staff and sub-contractors...

6 Years Since Israel’s ‘Cast Lead’ Slaughter!

PALESTINIANS around the world on Saturday commemorated the sixth anniversary of the beginning of Israel’s 22-day offensive on the Gaza Strip in 2008-9 that...

Renationalise The Railways Now!

THE Office of Rail Regulation is to launch an investigation into the ‘major disruption to passengers’ caused by ‘overrunning engineering work’ in London over...

XMAS DAY SACKINGS! – RMT pledges taking action

RMT general secretary Mick Cash yesterday condemned as ‘disgraceful’ the Christmas Day sackings of 2,727 City Link workers. The announcement said that parcel delivery firm...

City Link Closure The Prelude To New Year Class Showdown!

THE Christmas Day announcement that parcel delivery firm City Link had gone into administration was ‘disgraceful’, the RMT said yesterday. Its general secretary Mick...

Mass Demonstrations Continue In Haiti

MASS demonstrations continued in Haiti on Xmas eve demanding the resignation of President Michel Martelly and that elections be held. The Haitian parliament’s mandate runs...

French Amazon Workers Strike!

FRENCH trade unions called on Amazon workers to go on strike on Monday, 22 December, less than four days to go before Christmas. Strike...

Hunt announces EU coalition to patrol Gulf

‘COBRA emergency meetings were held this morning and throughout the weekend. We must now take appropriate action to support the safe passage of vessels...