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Syria bolsters relations with Algeria and steps up rehousing of quake...

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SYRIA’S Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Firas Kaddour, discussed on Sunday with the Algerian Ambassador to Damascus, Kamel Bouchama, ways to bolster cooperation...

Short-term contracts driving teachers out of the profession

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THE EIS (Educational Institute of Scotland) has warned that the increasing use of short-term contracts in Scottish schools is driving many newly qualified teachers...

SA cops use water cannon and teargas against striking diamond miners!...

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HUNDREDS of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) members began a strike at the Ekapa diamond mines on August 7th; then on...

‘Sunak wants to break our resolve – instead he has united...

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Thousands of junior doctors are manning picket lines outside hospitals around the country again today as they continue their four days of strike action...

Revolution is the only way out of capitalist debt crisis

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THE COLLAPSE of the popular discount high street retailer Wilko, with 12,500 of its workers facing being thrown out of a job, has thrown...

Tories step up attacks on refugees & their lawyers

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THE TORIES threatened refugees who refuse to board the Bibby Stockholm ‘death-trap barge’ with destitution yesterday, while Home Secretary Suella Braverman described their legal...

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...

Strikes, fires and fuel hikes in South Africa

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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) in the Western Cape notes recent developments affecting the Taxi Industry in Cape Town and the...

Tories rushing into NHS privatisation, while Labour attacks them for delaying...

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THE TORIES are planning to knife the NHS through a massive expansion of the private health sector. The Labour turncoats are meanwhile critical of them...

St Mungo’s 10 weeks on strike – as rough sleeping soars

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TEN weeks into their indefinite strike for a 10% pay increase, over 200 St Mungo’s homelessness charity workers and their supporters held a festival...

Homelessness is growing like a plague – Nationalise the banks and the...

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THE homelessness rate across England is at its highest since 2018, after Tory government policies have forced a record number of families to live...

Israeli troops shoot dead 3 Palestinians in a car in Nablus

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THREE Palestinians were killed on Tuesday after Israeli forces opened fire at their vehicle in al-Tur area in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus,...

Terror attacks by Israeli settler militias on the rise

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Israeli occupation forces attacked dozens of Palestinians taking part on Friday in an anti-colonisation protest in the village of Umm Safa, to the north...

Actors to join screenwriters in Hollywood strike!

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WITH 160,000 performers – from A-listers to extras – voting to take strike action if a deal is not struck in time, the first...

South African Unions Claim Big Eskom Pay Victory!

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THE NATIONAL Union of Metalworkers, the National Union of Mineworkers and the Solidarity union have won a ‘a strategic victory for workers’ after South...

French trade union federations are deciding on their next major mobilisation!

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THE FRENCH trade union federations were meeting on Thursday to decide their next mobilisations after MPs in the National Assemby on June 8 failed...

‘There must be prosecutions, there’s got to be accountability’ says Manchester...

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WEDNESDAY was the 6th anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire when 72 tenants and residents of Kensington and Chelsea perished in their homes on...

The Bank of England is set to embark on a series...

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THE UK has ‘no alternative’ but to hike interest rates in a bid to make borrowing much more expensive to try to slow down...

‘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...

French CGT union members step up pensions fight – storming Paris...

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ANTI-PENSION reform protesters in France stormed the headquarters of the Paris 2024 Olympics in a posh north Paris neighbourhood last Tuesday, leading to pitched...

UNACCEPTABLE! Over 170,000 waiting for asylum claims decision

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‘It’s unacceptable that there are now over 170,000 people stuck in limbo as they wait for a decision on their asylum claims – with...

St Mungo’s strike going from strength to strength

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FIVE-HUNDRED St Mungo’s homelessness charity workers – now into the second week of their month-long strike – are going from strength to strength in...

Criminal charges against Grenfell guilty now! – GMB Congress delegates vote...

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A MOTION committing the GMB union to fight for criminal charges to be brought against those responsible for the Grenfell Tower Fire was passed...

US debt ceiling deal – a declaration of war on working...

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On Saturday, president Joe Biden rushed to sign off the deal reached with the Republican Party to suspend the $31.4 trillion US debt ceiling...

‘On the frontline fighting for the homeless’ says Unite leader Sharon...

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OVER 100 striking St Mungo’s workers and other trade unionists lobbied City Hall yesterday lunchtime demanding better pay and conditions. There will be a further...

Powerful start to month-long St Mungo strike!

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Workers at the homelessness charity St Mungo’s began four weeks of strike action on Tuesday May 30, fighting to win a backdated pay rise...

French Riot Police Tear Gas Climate Demonstrators

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French police have fired tear gas to disperse climate demonstrators gathered in Paris to raise their voices against an annual general meeting of oil...

Starmer prepares for reactionary coalition to impose capitalist crisis on workers...

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THE MELTDOWN in the Tory vote in last Thursday’s local elections has sent a massive wave of despair throughout Tory MPs and the Tory-supporting...

Tories Big Council Losses!

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LABOUR PARTY leader Starmer said yesterday the Labour Party is on track to win the next general election, after taking control of key councils...

Nearly two million US citizens held behind bars – Lashawn Thompson...

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LASHAWN Thompson, a 28-years-old black inmate, was found dead in his cell in an Atlanta jail with more than one thousand insect bites all...

‘Stop Cop City’ protests by students in Atlanta Universities – after...

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Students from several Atlanta-area colleges, including Emory University, Georgia State University, and Morehouse College, staged a demonstration on Monday to halt the construction of...

Junior doctors mass rally in Trafalgar Square – ‘A turbo-charged...

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ON THE FIRST day of the four-day strike by 47,600 junior doctors they held a mass rally in central London. From 2pm onwards Trafalgar Square...

General strike to support Junior Doctors and save NHS!

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JUNIOR Doctors start their continuous four-day 96-hour strike at 06.59 today, Tuesday 11 April, and end it at 06.59 on Saturday 15 April. Backed by...

Tory ‘crackdown’ on youth inspired by fear of young people as...

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TORY prime minister Rishi Sunak yesterday launched a ‘crackdown’ on anti-social behaviour and begging, as the centrepiece of government policies in what is a...

MET POLICE: ‘culture of institutionalised racism, misogyny and homophobia’

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RIGHTS campaign groups Liberty, Runnymede, Stonewall and INQUEST have responded to Baroness Casey’s review of the Metropolitan Police Service which was produced last week. They...

US airstrikes on north east Syria a ‘cover up for the...

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Syria has condemned in the strongest terms the United States military for carrying out multiple air strikes in the eastern parts of the Arab...

Massive London marches call to kick out the Tories – Three...

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NEARLY three-quarters of a million public sector workers from eight unions went on strike against the Tory government on Budget Day, Wednesday 15th March,...

‘The only way forward is a general strike’ – insists Newcastle...

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MORE than 10,000 NHS workers, other trade unionists and members of the public marched from UCLH hospital in Euston, central London, to a mass...

Unions prepare to bring France to a standstill on March 7

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‘THE CONFEDERATION has brought together all of its federations in order to continue the mobilisation against the pension reform and to prepare for “France...

‘I Can’t Breathe’: Race, Death and British Policing

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BLACK men are seven times more likely to die following police restraint but racism is not being addressed, the charity Inquest has found. Families of...

Israeli army demolishes homes, steals olive saplings, confiscates vehicles to make...

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AN ISRAELI army force on Wednesday demolished a residence and uprooted 100 saplings in Masafer Yatta, in the south of the occupied West Bank. Local...

Multinational companies who supplied cladding and insulation on Grenfell Tower making...

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Yesterday’s Observer newspaper revealed that manufacturers of the insulation installed on Grenfell Tower – cladding that led to the inferno that killed 72 people...

‘Greetings to this fantastic show of strength’ says Mark Serwotka

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THERE were more than 40,000 teachers and other striking workers on the NEU demonstration on Wednesday 1st February – with the front of the...

Government Failure Was Partly To Blame For Grenfell Fire – Says...

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COLLECTIVE government failures regarding building regulations ‘over many years’ were partly to blame for the Grenfell Tower fire, Housing Secretary Michael Gove has said. He...

‘We’re heading for a general strike’ say UCLH nurses

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THE HUGE picket of around 400 nurses on the steps of University College Hospital (UCH) on the Euston Road in central London was featured...