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‘END MODERN SLAVERY!’ – Migrant workers lobby Parliament

MIGRANT domestic workers lobbied Parliament yesterday, World Human Rights Day, demanding an end to modern slavery. Workers were joined at the lobby by supporters including...

600 March To Stop New Era Evictions!

A 600 strong demonstration marched to Downing street to stop the eviction of 92 families from the New Era housing estate in Hoxton, Hackney. The...

‘WE WILL NOT BE MOVED!’ – New Era Estate tenants march...

‘WE will not be moved!’ declared 600 furious residents of the New Era Estate in Hoxton, Hackney and their supporters at a mass lobby...

Government Won’t Talk To Firefighters!

WEST Midlands Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Phil Loach has written to members of parliament in the West Midlands urging a negotiated settlement be found...

Black Friday mayhem in bankrupt UK

BLACK Friday came to the UK yesterday with scenes of chaos and mayhem in supermarkets up and down the country, scenes that came close...

Cameron Wants An ‘English Parliament’!

THE SMITH Commission has announced recommendations that devolution be strengthened, with new powers for the Scottish Parliament to set income tax rates, benefits and...

Smith Commission’s anti-working class Trojan Horse

THE Smith Commission has proposed, with the support of all the major parties, that the Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income...

New Era Tenants Face Eviction!

TENANTS on the New Era estate in Hoxton, Hackney, east London, face eviction ‘ASAP’ after a promise not to impose huge rent increases had...

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...

JOBS COLLAPSE – worst unemployment since crash

THE NUMBER of jobs collapsed by 220,000 on the quarter, said the Office for National Statistics yesterday – the largest quarterly decrease since May...

Stop BA Jobs Massacre