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Johnson puts Navy in charge of repelling refugee dinghies

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THE MILITARY will take charge of the operations targeting refugees and asylum seekers crossing the English Channel in inflatable boats within weeks, the government...

700,000 London families plunged into fuel poverty

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THREE quarters of a million families in London will be plunged into fuel poverty after energy bills spiral by as much as 50% in...

US inflation rockets up – world sitting on a ‘time bomb’

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US INFLATION rate hit 7% last month – the highest since Ronald Reagan was president in 1982 – making it the seventh consecutive month...

Tories promote private healthcare as NHS is overwhelmed with Covid-19

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THE TORY government is dumping the National Health Service (NHS), the publicly funded healthcare system in the UK. It is seeking help from private health...

IMF warns of impending capitalist crash – world revolution the only...

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THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday warned that the massive surge in US inflation driving the Central Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) to push up...

40,000 NHS Staff Off Work Sick – In A Single Day

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YESTERDAY morning 200 armed forces personnel were sent into the London NHS to help plug staff shortages in NHS hospitals across London. The Ministry of...

NHS crisis can only be resolved by kicking out the Tories...

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THE Commons Health and Social Care Committee of MPs yesterday published a report calling on the Tory government to come up with a ‘long...

PCS & Care4Calais legal challenge against Patel – Border Force prepare...

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BORDER staff were preparing yesterday to strike against Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel’s hated ‘pushback’ policy against migrant boats trying to reach the UK. Their...

‘NHS at breaking point’ – Says BMA deputy chair Dr David...

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‘FROM HEALTH to social care, everything is at breaking point,’ deputy chair of the British Medical Association Council (BMA), Dr David Wrigley warned yesterday. ‘I...

Johnson is demanding workers learn to live with Omicron to save...

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ON TUESDAY Britain recorded over 200,000 new Coronavirus cases in one day for the first time during the pandemic. The same day, prime minister Boris...

‘Where will the staff come from?’ – BMA demands answers over...

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THE BMA (British Medical Asociation) has asked the government for more clarity on staffing of new Nightingale facilities. Commenting on the planned new Nightingale facilities...

NHS Is Reeling As Staff Sickness Grows

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THE NHS is reeling under the weight of staff absences, with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine warning that up to a quarter of...

Powerful demo to stop ticket office closures

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A POWERFUL demonstration against mass railway ticket office hours cuts and total closures was held outside London’s Kings Cross Station early yesterday morning, with...

FROST RESIGNATION A POLITICAL DISASTER! – say Tory MPs

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HEALTH Secretary Sajid Javid indicated yesterday that the Tory government is set to impose new Covid restrictions, as the Omicron variant spreads around the...

North Shropshire Disaster For Tories – Pm Johnson Facing Sack!

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THE Tory Party has lost the ‘farming country’ North Shropshire seat’ that it has held for nearly 200 years to the Liberal Democrats, in...

BELOW INFLATION RISES ARE A BIG WAGE CUT! – says Unite’s...

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UNITE general secretary Sharon Graham yesterday said below inflation rises are a wage cut with workers paying the price of the pandemic. Speaking after new...

Johnson Government Cannot Defeat The Covid Virus Because It Puts The...

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THE JOHNSON government is now paying the price for refusing to follow the example of China by organising a national lockdown, with no loss...

JOHNSON FACING REBELLION – 60 Tories preparing to vote against Plan...

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THE JOHNSON government faces an expected rebellion by about 60 Conservative MPs in tomorrow’s House of Commons votes to pass new ‘Plan B’ Covid-19...

Six million waiting for NHS treatment – Highest since records began

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ALMOST six million people are waiting to have hospital treatment in England, the latest NHS monthly performance statistics revealed yesterday. The number of patients on...

Trade Unions must call a general strike now to scrap the...

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ON TUESDAY the Unite union, which has 100,000 members working in the health sector, wrote to every member of the House of Lords urging...

The Hague rules two top Israeli commanders cannot be sued for...

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FROM THE ELECTRONIC INTIFADA DUTCH judges ruled on Tuesday that two top Israeli military commanders cannot be sued for killing a Palestinian family in the...

Big Lesson From Afghan War Is Never Ally Yourself With The...

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RAPHAEL Marshall, ex-Foreign Office desk official and now whistleblower, has exposed the way British and US imperialism dumped their Afghan allies and left them...

BBC Panorama exposes HC-One – UK’s largest care-home operator!

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MONDAY night’s BBC Panorama documentary exposed the operations of HC-One, which, with 265 facilities and a bed capacity of 16,116, is the UK’s largest...

NO POWER FOR 9 DAYS! – ‘totally unacceptable’ says Kwarteng

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IT IS ‘totally unacceptable’, that over 4,000 households in North East England remain without power more than nine days after Storm Arwen tore down...

Over 700 homeless have died

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AS MANY AS 700 people died on the streets while homeless last year, official estimates show, and the number is in reality likely to...

Truss portrays herself as Thatcher’s heir as Tories scheme to make...

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ON TUESDAY Tory Foreign Secretary Liz Truss used a photo opportunity to stake out her bid to replace Boris Johnson as Prime Minister. The photo...

Education spending cuts ‘without precedent’ in post-war UK history – Institute...

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‘The cuts to education spending over the last decade are effectively without precedent in post-war UK history, including a 9% real-terms fall in school...

Students join striking university staff – Day one of 3-day strike...

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AS PART of the nationwide three-day strike to combat pay and pension cuts to university staff, a team of over 40 activists from unions...

Covid measures reintroduced tomorrow – Javid under fire for not testing...

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TORY Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said face masks will be compulsory in shops and on public transport in England from tomorrow in response...

BMA & RCEM demand urgent action to end NHS winter crisis!...

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DOCTORS’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) has demanded ‘urgent action this winter to stop the National Health Service derailing entirely’. This stark warning came in a new report...

Economic and political collapse of British capitalism – socialist revolution the...

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THE KNIVES are out for Tory prime minister Boris Johnson after his disastrous performance over sleaze, U-turns over social care and now his bizarre...

Midwives rally across UK to highlight maternity crisis

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THOUSANDS of midwives and their supporters protested in towns and cities across the UK at 2.00pm on Sunday to highlight the crisis in maternity...

Goldsmiths launch 3-week strike

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LECTURERS and staff took on Goldsmiths College higher management yesterday launching a bold and powerful three week strike against redundancies and the axing of...

‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth’ ...

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NEWS LINE Editor Jonty Leff told the News Line 52nd Anniversary Rally on Saturday: ‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth. ‘We...

Tories abandon Leeds leg of HS2! All unions must strike to...

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THE TORY government announced the scrapping of the Leeds leg of the HS2 (High Speed Two) rail on Thursday and in doing so has...

US takeover of GP surgeries subject to Judicial Review

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THE takeover of GP practices in London by US health insurance giant Centene Corporation will be subject of a judicial review in early 2022...

Tories scrap Leeds leg of HS2 – trade unions must take...

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THE TUC, Unite, RMT, GMB, Aslef and TSSA all said yesterday that the Tories scrapping of the Leeds leg of the HS2 was a...

Bank of England – workers must pay for capitalist inflation –...

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NOT TO WORRY about spiralling inflation, MPs were told on Monday by senior members of the Bank of England, as the soaring cost of...

Tories breaking triple-lock will plunge millions of pensioners into poverty!

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MILLIONS of pensioners will be plunged into poverty as the Tories press ahead with ending the triple-lock on state pensions. The triple-lock guarantees the basic...

‘A Perfect Storm’ Of Pressures Engulfing Social Care!

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A PERFECT storm of pressures risks engulfing health and social care services in England in the coming months, a comprehensive analysis by the RCN...

Former BoE Governor calls on China to abandon ‘zero-Covid’ strategy to...

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THE FORMER Bank of England Governor Mark Carney yesterday warned that China’s ‘zero-Covid’ strategy is ‘at risk of derailing the global economy and driving...

1,700 GPs quit in six years

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THE NHS’ latest GP workforce data for England has shown a drop of more than 1,700 full-time GPs – in the last six years. And...

Tories in chaos as Paterson resigns amidst sleaze accusations –...

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THE TORY government was in chaos yesterday following Tuesday’s vote to disband the existing Standards Committee replacing it with a Tory dominated committee to...

RCN to hand 160,000-strong petition into Downing Street! – demanding 12.5%...

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THE ROYAL College of Nursing is taking the nurses pay claim campaign to the heart of government as its ballot opens on industrial action...

AMBULANCE CRISIS – Handover delays put patients at ‘catastrophic risk’ of...

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PATIENTS are being put at ‘catastrophic risk’ of harm due to ambulance handover delays, NHS managers warned yesterday. West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) has raised...