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4,000 Greek students march in support of hunger striker

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SOME 4,000 students and workers marched in Athens on Monday night in the biggest demonstration so far in support of imprisoned hunger striker Dimitris...

Sarkozy sentenced to three years for corruption – Cameron still evades...

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FRENCH ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was convicted of trying to...

French Unions Call Equal Pay Strike On March 8

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FRENCH trade unions have called on workers to mobilise and strike on March 8th to demand equal pay for women and men. The CGT trade...

Iran denies PKK presence on its soil – accuses Turkey of...

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IRAN has summoned Turkey’s Ambassador, Derya Ors, over the Turkish interior minister’s ‘unacceptable’ claim about the presence of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant...

G7 condemns Myanmar Junta’s war on the people while the general...

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THE G7 (Group of Seven) countries have ‘firmly’ condemned the heavy-handed crackdown, including the use of live ammunition, committed by Myanmar’s junta against the...

Iran has responded to Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ policy with ‘maximum resistance’...

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IRANIAN Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told Press TV in an exclusive interview that the Islamic Republic is open to negotiations on reviving...

US must immediately lift sanctions off Iran say Russia and China

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CHINA and Russia say the United States should immediately lift the sanctions it has re-imposed on Iran and fulfil its obligations in order to...

Bankers warn of global debt time bomb. Socialist revolution is the...

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THIS WEEK, the global banking body, the Institute of International Finance (IIF), revealed that global debt had shot up to an eye-watering $281 trillion...

Grenfell – Schmidt says not his priority to understand fire safety...

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CLAUDE SCHMIDT, president of Arconic that made the Grenfell Tower cladding, has said it was not his ‘priority’ to understand fire safety tests and...

How the DWP is spying on benefit claimants

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IN 2019, the UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) published their two-part staff guide on conducting fraud investigations. Privacy International (a UK-registered charity which...

Yemeni Forces Launch Missile Attack On Saudi Airbase

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YEMENI forces successfully launched a missile attack on the airbase in southwestern Saudi Arabia. The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces confirmed that army troops and allied...

Israel plans settlement in heart of occupied Jerusalem

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ISRAEL plans to build a new settlement in the central area of the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds, despite international condemnation, a new report says. Israeli newspaper Calcalist...

Greek students erupt against state controlling universities with riot police

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GREEK students fought a pitched battle with riot police in Athens on Wednesday as the Greek parliament debated new laws to station security personnel...

Abbas welcomes 81 UK MPs condemnation of mass evictions

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JERUSALEM – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement has welcomed the letter by 81 British parliamentarians to the UK’s Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, calling...

Iran cements strategic relations with Russia!

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THE speaker of the Iranian Parliament is on his first official foreign visit to Moscow with the goal of further cementing the two countries’...

EU banker Draghi imposed as Italian Prime Minister in desperate attempt...

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BANKRUPT Italian capitalism moved on Tuesday night to cement the dictatorship of the bankers over the country when the president Sergio Mattarela unilaterally appointed...

EU was ready to risk scrapping Good Friday Agreement to get...

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THAT the Covid-19 pandemic world crisis has sharpened the contradictions of the capitalist system to the point of vaccine wars and revolutionary explosions is...

Down with barbaric vaccine wars! Put an end to backward capitalism...

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A VACCINE war broke out between the European Union and the UK last week over the supply of the AstraZeneca vaccine against the coronavirus. The...

IMF warns stock markets on verge of collapse – socialist revolution...

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IN THE LATEST update of its Global Financial Stability Report, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that ‘complacent’ financial markets are facing a...

Iran’s military manoeuvres display its ‘power and readiness’ says Chief of...

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Iran’s senior military commander says the country’s recent back-to-back military drills have made the United States give up its threats of military action against...

‘Outlaw fire and rehire’ – demands TUC, warning the tactic is...

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THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) warned yesterday that ‘fire and rehire’ tactics have become widespread during the pandemic, with new polling finding that nearly...

As The Economic And Political Crisis Of Capitalism Deepens The ...

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WORKERS throughout the world have experienced, through massive job losses and huge wage cuts, just how the world crisis of the capitalist system is...

The future of bankrupt British capitalism is tied to a collapsing...

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THE INAUGURATION of Joe Biden as president of the United States on Wednesday was enthusiastically greeted by prime minister Boris Johnson saying: ‘When you...

‘State terrorism is inscribed on the forehead of the US’

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IRAN’S President Hassan Rouhani says that outgoing US president, Donald Trump, registered state terrorism on America’s official record by openly accepting responsibility for the assassination...

France Hit By Massive Strike Actions

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WORKERS at Sanofi, which is France’s largest pharmaceutical company, went on strike on Tuesday following the announcement of 1,000 sackings as part of a...

By 278 votes to 0 MPs vote for extending the Universal...

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THE TORY government was delivered a massive blow on Monday evening when it was defeated by 278 votes to 0 when MPs voted for...

World banking crisis driving world revolution!

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LAST WEEK the Bank of England (BoE) finally confessed that it doesn’t understand its own quantitative easing programme (QE) – the central, in fact...

POLICE EVICT CALAIS REFUGEES ‘They come at 5am, circle around your...

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A HUMANITARIAN organisation has made further allegations against French police, accusing them of abusing migrants within the port city of Calais. The Human Rights Observers...

Palestinian Prime Minister looking forward to elections

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PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh announced on Monday that his government is preparing for new national and presidential elections in Palestine. ‘The Cabinet looks forward...

Judge denies US attempt to extradite Assange

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Jubilant scenes greeted Judge Vanessa Baraitser’s decision not to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US to face espionage charges at London’s Old...

2021 – Year For World Revolution!

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New Year statement by the News Line Editorial Board THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2021 to all our readers, and to...

Two Media Workers Killed Every Week Says IFJ

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NUJ comment on an International Federation of Journalists report TWO MEDIA workers die every week, according to an International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) report. The UK’s...

PCS Heathrow strike ballot launched! – while TUC and Unite stress...

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THE PCS (Public and Commercial Services) union has served notice on the Home Office of its intention to ballot members at Heathrow Airport for...

British Workers Win The Brexit Battle And There Is Much More...

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BRITAIN is leaving the EU, much to the consternation of Tory and Labour Party anti-Brexiteers who had been convinced that they would be able...

1,500 Lorries Still Stuck

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ONE THOUSAND five hundred lorries are still stuck in Kent unable to leave the UK as Tory PM Johnson and French President Macron thrash...

Syria rebuilds 52 Hospitals & health centres in Aleppo

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N A VICTORY against the foreign backed terrorists, the Syrian government under President Assad have announced that they have managed to get 52 health...

Palestinian prisoner Zubaidi begins his open-ended hunger strike

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A PALESTINIAN prisoner on Sunday started an open-ended hunger strike in protest against his ongoing detention despite the completion of his sentence in Israeli...

MI6 assumed power to break the law on UK soil

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MI6 unilaterally assumed power to break the law on UK soil, a tribunal has found. At the Investigatory Powers Tribunal on Wednesday, it was revealed...

Doctors feeling ‘abandonded’ by Tories over PPE says BMA council chair...

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SHORTAGES of PPE (personal protective equipment) during the early months of Covid-19 left doctors feeling ‘abandoned’ by the government, BMA council chair Chaand Nagpaul...

UK MUST DO WHAT IT IS TOLD! – or no deal...

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EU LEADERS France’s Emmanuel Macron and Germany’s Angela Merkel – have been told the EU is unlikely to get a trade deal with the...

EU publishes plans for ‘no-deal’ scenario

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THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) published yesterday its contingency plans for a ‘no deal scenario’ as post-Brexit trade deals with the UK remain deadlocked. The President...

CGT unions in France defend temporary workers against government ‘provocation’

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THE FRENCH CGT union federation has condemned as a ‘provocation’ a short term ‘alms’ payment that ignores many workers. It said: ‘The government announced on...

Break with the EU – Forward to the British socialist revolution...

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THE POLITICAL and economic crisis over Brexit has reached explosion point this week, with negotiations between the Tory government and the leaders of the...

‘Don’t cut Universal Credit!’ – Unite appeals to Chancellor Sunak

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MORE than half the country wants chancellor Rishi Sunak to continue permanently with the £20-a-week uplift in Universal Credit (UC) due to end in...

Children’s rights have ‘regressed in many areas’ of the UK

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NINETY children’s charities have warned the United Nations that children’s rights have deteriorated in England and ‘regressed in many areas’ since 2016. On Wednesday 9th December, the Children’s...