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May Day Greetings 2024 – Victory To Palestine! Bring Down...

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STATEMENT BY THE NEWS LINE EDITORIAL BOARD The News Line Editorial Board sends its warmest May Day greetings to the working class,  youth and the...

Strike Action Sweeping Heathrow

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HUNDREDS of Border Force workers at Heathrow Airport began four days of strike action yesterday against Tory attacks on their working conditions. The more than...

Sharp increase in unemployment as bankers and bosses demand sick and...

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YESTERDAY the latest unemployment figures were released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealing that UK unemployment had shot up by  85,000 in...

NHS England boss openly calls for the privateers to wind up...

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AN analysis by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) on the funding crisis that is driving the NHS to the brink of collapse revealed...

Socialist revolution only answer to capitalist debt crisis

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Labour’s shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves was making her pitch yesterday to the bankers and business bosses that any future Labour government would be a...

British capitalism not in ‘technical recession’. It is diving into a...

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YESTERDAY, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) produced figures on the state of the UK economy that showed it had fallen into a ‘technical...

Bank of England demands wage cuts to keep businesses and the...

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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures yesterday on the average pay across the UK, which they claimed saw an increase of 6.2%...

Sunak plans to throw the sick and disabled off benefits –...

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TORY Prime Minister Rishi Sunak plans to throw the sick and disabled off benefits to fund tax cuts for the rich! He spent the weekend...

US Embassy in Baghdad ‘a command centre conspiring against the Iraqi...

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IRAQ’S anti-terror group Kata’ib Hezbollah says the United States has turned its embassy compound in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad into a...

The TUC must answer Hunt’s declaration of a vicious war on...

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TORY Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement has been derided for its claims to represent a way out of the economic crisis strangling British capitalism,...

Hunt turns his fire on the sick the disabled and the...

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TORY Chancellor Hunt turned his fire on the sick, the disabled, the mentally ill and the unemployed in his vicious, vindictive anti-working class Autumn...

‘AL-SHIFA HOSPITAL NEARLY A CEMETERY’ says World Health Organisation ahead of...

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Tuesday that al-Shifa Hospital is ‘nearly a cemetery’ and unable to bury dead bodies as the facility is...

Sunak scraps HS2 project and praises the Ukraine!

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GIVING the closing speech at the Tory party conference in Manchester yesterday, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was introduced by his billionairess wife, Akshata Murthy. Speaking...

Continue legitimate struggle by all possible means! – Hamas urges Palestinian...

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PALESTINIAN resistance movement Hamas on has called on Palestinian people at home and abroad to continue their struggle, by all possible means, in defence...

Over 1,000 march for ‘Right to Food’ in Haringey

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Haringey Right to Food, organised a Hunger March through Tottenham on Saturday, 23 September. A large crowd gathered outside the Spurs Football Stadium from 12...

TORIES SET TO USE ANTI-STRIKE LAWS! – against NHS and rail...

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THE TORIES are set to mobilise their new anti-strikes law against railway workers and their unions as further strike action takes place during the...

Hands off our ticket offices! – RMT leads march to 10...

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Over one thousand angry RMT rail union members and their supporters marched from the Department of Transport offices to Downing Street on Thursday evening...

Disband the police and go forward to a Workers State and...

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TORY Home Secretary Suella Braverman announced another government ‘initiative’ this week, this time ordering the police to ‘crackdown on crime’. The very idea that the...

RMT calls a march on Downing Street

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RAILWAY workers will take the fight for the future of ticket offices to the doorstep of 10 Downing Street on Thursday 31 August –...

Tories Transport Refugees To ‘Deathtrap Barge!’

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REFUGEE charity Care4Calais reported yesterday that it had managed to stop 20 asylum seekers from being forced aboard the Bibby Stockholm ‘deathtrap barge’ anchored...

Tory Government Is Making War On The Rail Trade Unions –...

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THE RMT has revealed that the private rail companies war on the rail trade unions is being financed by the UK government, who are...

Striking French cashiers win a victory – as government attacks rights...

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CASHIERS, members of the CGT union, at the ‘Grand Frais, fresh food stores in France have won a partial victory. The CGT said: ‘After the...

‘WE WANT PROSECUTIONS! – We want to see the guilty behind...

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TODAY is the sixth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, when 72 Kensington and Chelsea Council tenants and residents were burnt to death in...

The widening wealth gap hitting UK workers and youth

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A comprehensive study conducted by Ben Tippet and Rafael Wildauer from the University of Greenwich has utilised data from The ‘Sunday Times Rich List’...

Tory policy is to drive the sick back to work to...

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THE drive by the Tories and their media supporters to demonise workers and the sick, as the root cause of the crisis that is...

KREMLIN ATTACK WAS ON WASHINGTON’S ORDERS – says Peskov

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RUSSIA is considering various options to respond to Kiev’s attempted drone attack on the Kremlin, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters yesterday. Moscow is well...

Hunt blames the working class for capitalist crisis as Tories prepare...

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TORY Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has been in Washington this week attending the spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF, the main economic...

BoE Governor Bailey blames elderly, sick and disabled for inflationary spiral...

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ON MONDAY night Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England, blamed a wave of early retirements for forcing the Bank to make its...

Hunt pledges sanctions against benefit claimants

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‘A CONSERVATIVE government believes those who can work should work, so sanctions will be applied more rigorously to those who fail to meet strict...

Hunt Plans To Force The Disabled To Work – Time To...

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TORY Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his Budget speech yesterday in the middle of a massive strike action across the country of up to a...

Millions turn out for Tuesday’s pension strike in France

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MILLIONS of workers and youth took part in the first of two new mass strikes and demonstrations in France on Tuesday in opposition to...

End the regime of forced prepayment meters – nationalise British Gas...

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IN THE WEEK when the giant oil and gas company Shell announced record profits of £32.2 billion, on the back of the soaring cost...

GENERAL STRIKE TO BRING THIS GOVERNMENT DOWN! say Aslef pickets

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OVER 20,000 railway worker members of Aslef and the RMT unions were on strike yesterday, with powerful picket lines outside scores of stations all...

‘Return retirement age to 60’ says French CGT union

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‘WHILE more than 2 million of us took to the streets on January 19th, a new day of inter-union mobilisation is scheduled for Tuesday...

Washington Hits Its Debt Limit – After A ‘Devastating Default’...

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THE US RULING CLASS has hit its debt limit, with the Treasury Department now taking measures to try to prevent a devastating default. Reaching the...

NI housing workers’ strike in 23rd week!

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STRIKING housing workers in the north of Ireland have voted 99.5 per cent on a 93.5 per cent turn-out to reject the inadequate NI...

48,000 University of California workers strike!

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THE UAW (United Auto Workers) union has been leading a strike involving some 48,000 academic workers in ten University of California cities — including...

China ready to forge closer links with Russia – ...

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CHINESE President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China is ready to work with Russia to forge a closer partnership in energy cooperation. Energy cooperation...

Bankers’ Man Hunt Imposes Tens Of Billions In Tax Rises &...

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CHANCELLOR HUNT yesterday announced tens of billions in tax rises and spending cuts in his Autumn Statement. Hunt acknowledged that the UK was in recession...

CGT national strike over wages and retirement at 60

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STRIKES and demonstrations took place across France on Thursday, with the CGT union federation declaring: ‘November 10 for wages and retirement at age 60.’ ‘For...

GRENFELL – ‘Change the law so that those who are considered...

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As the phase 2 of the public inquiry in the Grenfell Tower fire that claimed the life of 72 residents draws to a close...

‘TUC GET OFF YOUR KNEES AND CALL A GENERAL STRIKE!’ –...

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‘TUC GET OFF YOUR KNEES, CALL A GENERAL STRIKE!’ rang out outside the Brighton conference centre as the TUC three-day Congress opened yesterday. Hundreds of...

Workers strikes and demonstrations are gaining momentum throughout Europe!’ – says...

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THROUGHOUT Europe, strikes and demonstrations are gaining momentum, notes France’s CGT trade union federation. Faced with inflation and the energy crisis, demonstrators demand wage increases...

Truss rail class war!

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THE TORY war on the railways and railway workers is to resume immediately, with reports yesterday of mass ticket office closures being ‘hardwired’ into...

Bernie Sanders addresses packed ‘Save London Transport’ rally at the TUC

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BERNIE SANDERS, US Senator for Vermont, addressed a packed ‘Save London’s Transport’ rally organised by the RMT railway workers union, at London’s TUC building...