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Carney’s Last Stand!

BANK of England Governor and chairman of the Financial Stability Board Mark Carney understands both that another major banking crash is on the way...

‘From Deir Yassin To Sabra And Shatila And Gaza’ – 32...

‘YOU should be ashamed. The situation is absolutely appalling. They’re killing children! You have the area completely under your control and are therefore responsible...

Massive Support For Care UK Strikers

UP to six hundred Care UK workers and their supporters got fantastic support as they marched round Doncaster on Saturday afternoon. The workers have been...

Belfast Hosptals Closure Crisis!

HOSPITAL workers in Northern Ireland are prepared to take industrial action against hospital closures, Unison said yesterday, after a ‘major incident’ occurred at the...

Stop The Council Cuts – Bring Down The Coalition!

COUNCILS all over the UK are poised to make the most savage cuts ever that will wreck and destroy local communities by destroying all...

How to win the firefighters struggle!

THE six-hour strike by firefighters on New Year’s Eve was a demonstration of the solidarity and determination of FBU members across the country to...

‘It Will Have To Go To A Strike By The Whole...

FIREFIGHTERS marched out on a six-hour strike at 6.30pm throughout England and Wales on New Year’s Eve, seeing the New Year in on the...

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...

Cutting council funding will harm public health!

FURTHER funding cuts to local councils will impact on long-term health outcomes, the British Medical Association (BMA) has warned. The government last week announced a...

‘There is a need to mobilise the South African workers’ says...

NATIONAL Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) President Andrew Chirwa has said his union sees no reason to continue supporting the ruling African...

‘We are going to continue to strike until we get what...

AT 7pm on the dot on Christmas Eve the doors of Stoke Newington Fire station opened and the fire fighters began their seventh strike...

Privatisation destroys infrastructure

BRITAIN’S infrastructure was reduced to complete meltdown over Christmas through a combination of high winds and heavy rainfall. Not because of blinding snow storms, hurricane...

Snowden’s Christmas message supported by Internet inventor!

THE founder of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, has backed ex-National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, saying the world needs whistleblowers and...

Teachers no! to 6pm finish

TEACHER union leaders have condemned Education Secretary Gove’s plan to open schools until 6pm for 51 weeks of the year. Gove has made a submission...

THREE FIRE STATIONS THAT RESCUED APOLLO THEATREGOERS ARE TO CLOSE IN...

THREE of the eight fire stations that sent engines to the Apollo Theatre last night are set to close in less than three weeks,...

UK – Huge Trade Deficit

BRITAIN’S trade deficit has ballooned to its biggest since 1989, shocking the Office for National Statistics (ONS) which released the data yesterday. In the three...

Amazon workers campaign for their rights in the US

WASHINGTON – Could Amazon’s Jeff Bezos survive one of his company’s own warehouses for a week? That’s the question Nancy Becker, an American employed...

‘Part-time low-wage economy’

THE UK unemployment rate fell to 7.4%, from 7.6% for the three months to September, according to figures released by the Office for National...

Gaza a disaster area! Take action to force Israel to lift...

UNRWA spokesperson Chris Gunness said yesterday that large regions of the Gaza Strip are a ‘disaster area’. Furthermore he called on the world community to...

A&E staffing levels crisis

UNIONS warned yesterday that savage cuts to ambulance services and staffing levels are causing the A&E crisis to ‘spiral out of control’ and ‘will...

‘Continue action until we win’ – say striking uni staff

THOUSANDS of striking university and college lecturers, along with other workers in higher education, were solidly on 24-hour strike on Tuesday. Four unions – University...

‘FOOD POVERTY!’ A public health emergency says BMJ

FOOD poverty in the UK has now become a ‘public health emergency’, a group of health experts said yesterday. In a letter to...

Labour gives support to Tories’ austerity cuts

Two reports this week bring home that the reality facing millions of workers and their families under this rotten, bankrupt British capitalist system is...

UNIVERSITIES WALKOUT! – over 1% insulting pay offer

ACROSS the UK yesterday morning, university lecturers and staff walked out on strike against an ‘insulting’ 1% pay offer which, when taken into account...

Unite must hit back and defend its members, with full TUC...

THE petrochemical plant at the giant Grangemouth complex in central Scotland is to close with the loss of over 800 jobs, owner Ineos announced...

‘Smiling Assassin’ Sacks 800 At Grangemouth

GRANGEMOUTH’S owner Ineos announced yesterday the closure of its petrochemical plant, while also keeping the oil refinery closed and perhaps re-opening it if a...

Teachers Strike

TEACHERS took mass strike action yesterday in four large regions of the country, the Eastern region, the Midlands, Yorkshire and Humberside. They came out against...

General Strike Overdue

TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady has said on the eve of the annual TUC Congress, that unions may come together in co-ordinated strike action...

NO CHOICE BUT TO STRIKE! – teachers ready for national action

THE two largest teachers’ unions, the NASUWT and the NUT, representing nine out of ten teachers, yesterday announced two more regional strikes, rallies and...

‘TORTURED, HANGED AND MUTILATED!’ Inquiry opens into UK army war crimes...

THE Al-Sweady inquiry into allegations that more than 20 civilians were captured, tortured and unlawfully killed by British soldiers in Iraq in 2004, following...

No Crown Post Office closures!

FOUR THOUSAND workers in Britain’s network of 371 Crown Post Offices are on strike today against the government’s policy of wholesale closures and in...

CWU is to be recognised for just three more years says...

BUSINESS Secretary Cable announced the government sell-off of Royal Mail through a flotation on the London Stock Exchange yesterday. Cable told parliament the pre-Christmas sale...

Cable Prepares To Privatise!

DATES for the planned privatisation of Royal Mail before Christmas are expected to be announced in the House of Commons by Business Secretary Cable...

Coalition launches Royal Mail ‘Blitzkrieg’ – Recall CWU conference!

A ‘blitzkrieg strategy’ was how the bourgeois press dubbed last Monday’s announcement by business minister, Michael Fallon, that he was starting the process of...

‘CALL A GENERAL STRIKE’ – lobby urges TUC General Council

OVER 200 Young Socialists and trade unionists lobbied the General Council of the TUC on Wednesday morning as it assembled to discuss the calling...

Withdraw All US Forces From Korea – Hands Off North Korea

THE hysterical propaganda that North Korea is run by a young madman, who is about to press a button to attack the US mainland...

Travel Safe workers take strike action

‘The bullying and intimidation of our members’ representatives by STM Security, is utterly deplorable,’ said Bob Crow yesterday. He added: ‘It is the issue at...

Petrol Market Working Well, Says The Oft

WITH petrol poised to rise to £7.40 a gallon, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has intervened to rub salt into the gaping wounds...

Blockade the oil refineries and nationalise the oil industry to...

THE Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) has just warned that we are rapidly heading for a petrol price of £7.40 a gallon, a catastrophe that...

25,000 MARCH TO DEFEND LEWISHAM A&E – ‘Take over hospitals and...

MORE than 25,000 angry workers, trade unionists, youth and local residents marched through Lewisham in south-east London on Saturday, determined to stop the closure...

STOP FIRE STATION AND A&E CLOSURES! – defend emergency services

‘WE will be telling the management and the Mayor of London tomorrow that the cuts are totally unacceptable,’ London Fire Brigades Union (FBU) South...

Euro crisis hits youth hardest – forward with European socialist revolution

THERE is no more pathetic sight than that of European bourgeois politicians and economists manically trying to convince both themselves and the world at...

Teachers Hostility To Government Policy Has Soared

Teacher hostility to the government and its policies has increased dramatically in recent months, according to a YouGov survey of 804 teachers, which was...

Benefits cuts frenzy grips coalition

THE New Year has kicked off with a frenzied attack by both Tory and their LibDem coalition partners on the low paid, unemployed, the...

West Mids Ambulance privatised – and don’t dial 999 over Xmas...

HEALTH regulator Monitor has authorised West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust as a new foundation trust, effectively privatising it from 1st January, 2013. The trust...

LEBANESE REVOLUTION! – masses opposed to all sectarianism

HUNDREDS of people have been wounded in Beirut after security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters trying...