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‘Trump is an outlaw and a rogue’ Syria hits back after...

SYRIA’S Foreign and Expatriates Ministry has affirmed that the statements of US President Donald Trump about targeting Syrian President President Bashar al-Assad for assassination...

South Africa crashes into economic depression – socialist revolution is the...

ON WEDNESDAY South African president Cyril Ramaphosa announced the death at the age of 91 of George Bizos, the renowned human rights lawyer who...

230,000 tenants face eviction as ban ends this weekend – Only...

ON SATURDAY the ban on evicting tenants in England and Wales, introduced by the Tories at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, is due...

Eight Years Since The Marikana Massacre Of 34 Miners

YESTERDAY, South Africa marked the anniversary of one of the darkest moments in its history – when police officials opened fire on striking Lonmin...

Trade Unions Must Act To Secure Nurses’ & Doctors’ Pay Rise!

PM BORIS JOHNSON has said that there is a ‘moral duty’ to get all children back into schools in England next month. Writing in...

Johnson Gov Must Answer Over The 20,000 Care Home Deaths!

THE Johnson government must answer for its actions over the 20,000 Care Home deaths says the GMB. Ministers ignored science, evidence and the GMB Union...

Sack Starmer Not Corbyn – No National Government!

FORMER LABOUR PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the Labour Party’s ‘political’ decision to apologise and pay damages of over £500,000 to so-called party...

CORBYN CONDEMNS LABOUR APOLOGY! – and payment of 6-figure damages

EX-LABOUR PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at Labour’s ‘political’ decision to apologise and award damages to party whistleblowers who took part in...

Khadija Saye: Breath is Invisible

Khadija Saye 1992-2017 236 Westbourne Grove W11 2RH Until August 7th BY LUCY LAVER WITH THE reconvening of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry on Monday and the...

Grenfell Inquiry bans survivors and relatives while safety experts didn’t even...

GRENFELL survivors and relatives of the 72 people killed in the Grenfell Tower inferno are furious that they have been excluded from the inquiry...

Defend Jobs With A General Strike To Bring Down The Tories!

JAGUAR LANDROVER has plunged to a £500m loss in the first three months of this year. The Unite trade union has described the announcement...

3 Years After Grenfell Fire!

'IT'S been an absolute outrage that three years later and the Grenfell families still have no justice, and homes are still unsafe,’ Joe Delaney,...

PM’s top advisor Cummings refuses to quit

‘I KNOW that the British people hate the idea of unfairness. People like me who make the rules should be accountable for their actions,’...

Now’s the time to kick out Cummings and Tory government –...

IN A COMPLETELY unprecedented act of defiance Boris Johnson’s special advisor Dominic Cummings gave a press conference yesterday defending his conduct in breaking the...

French mayors oppose ‘forced march’ to reopen schools!

MAYORS representing the Ile-de-France region, which includes the city of Paris, have called on President Emmanuel Macron to delay the reopening of schools until...

Bosses Demand Lift The Lockdown While Pensioners Are Locked In At...

WITH British capitalism up to its neck in hundreds of billions of debt, and with the middle class small proprietors ruined, the cry is...

‘Thousands upon thousands of people are living in dangerous homes’ says...

ON JUNE 14th 2017, almost three years ago, fire broke out in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block in North Kensington. It caused the deaths...

‘The Covid-19 Outbreak Is The Biggest Public Health Challenge For A...

IN LIGHT of the coronavirus pandemic leaseholders who live in buildings clad in the same flammable material which rapidly spread the Grenfell Tower Fire...

NO SICK PAY FOR 3.3m AUSTRALIAN WORKERS

Casual workers and those in insecure jobs have been left cruelly exposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, says the...

‘Shut Down Inquiry! It’s A Disgrace!’

‘SHUT down the inquiry, it’s a disgrace!’ protesters shouted outside the Grenfell inquiry yesterday, on the first day it resumed after the Attorney General...

‘One rule for them and another for us!’ – unions condemn...

ATTORNEY General Suella Braverman’s undertaking that evidence given by contractors at the Grenfell Inquiry will not be used to prosecute them constitutes ‘One rule...

No immunity over Grenfell Tower atrocity – arrest the real criminals...

WITNESSES from the firms responsible for creating a death trap at Grenfell Tower are to be granted immunity from prosecution arising out of any...

Grenfell Inquiry – No Prosecutions

THE Attorney General ruled yesterday that contractors can give evidence to the Grenfell inquiry without fear of prosecution over the 72 deaths. Grenfell United, the...

Ban zero hours! – New figures show massive rise

‘ENOUGH is enough, it’s time to follow the successful policies of other countries and ban these contracts once and for all,’ GMB’s Tim Roache...

Baby deaths & 4-hour trolley waits! Closures of maternity and...

AN INQUIRY into baby deaths at East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust has been broadened into an investigation of hundreds of deaths nationally, Tory...

‘No immunity for Grenfell companies’ – demands FBU member Lucy Masoud

‘NO ONE should be immune from prosecution. The firefighters certainly weren’t and the manufacturers of the cladding definitely should not be,’ Lucy Masoud FBU...

GRENFELL INQUIRY HALTED! – no date set for reopening

THE GRENFELL INQUIRY HAS BEEN HALTED! Hearings have been cancelled until the charman of the inquiry, Sir Martin Moore-Bick considers a demand from lawyers representing...

GRENFELL – ‘PROSECUTE THE GUILTY!’ – Survivors still demanding justice

JUSTICE for Grenfell yesterday branded as ‘outrageous’ and ‘atrocious’ the demand by company officials called before the Grenfell Inquiry for immunity from prosecution. The Grenfell...

Grenfell–‘Companies Killed 72 People!’

THE COMPANIES that carried out the Grenfell Tower refurbishment killed 72 people ‘just as surely as if they had taken careful aim with a...

FBU criticises ‘serious shortcomings’ of Grenfell Tower Inquiry

BELOW is the introduction to the Fire Brigades Union’s 64 page ‘Response to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 Report,’ containing scathing criticism of...

How Israel Tortures Palestinians

BY TAMARA NASSAR From Electronic Intifada   ISRAEL is committing crimes against humanity by torturing Palestinian detainees, prisoners’ rights group Addameer says in a recent report. And...

Suspend inquiry unless panellist immediately replaced say Grenfell campaigners

THE SECOND phase of the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower Fire began yesterday with families and friends of the 72 men, women and children...

Fire service cut to the bone! Kick Tories out before another...

THE time between a 999 call and fire engines arriving on to the scene of a fire has increased. This is despite the Fire...

Netanyahu’s ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ – He Still Faces Criminal Charges And The...

ISRAELI Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has claimed a ‘huge win’ in a vote that challenged his leadership of the Likud party. Netanyahu secured 72.5%...

FORWARD TO SOCIALISM IN 2020! – urges the SAFTU federation

THE News Line is pleased to reproduce the Christmas and New Year statement by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), edited for...

Israeli War Criminals Must Now Face Arrest, Detention, And Trial By...

THE US, Israel’s major backer and armer, has condemned the International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to launch a full investigation into Israeli war crimes. In...

Cotton Goes – Savage Fire Cuts In Surrey

LONDON Fire Brigade Chief Dany Cotton is to leave the service four months early. Cotton, 50, previously announced she was standing down from the London...

Cotton Goes, But Savage Fire Cuts Continue – Workers Councils Of...

YESTERDAY, the London Fire Brigade’s (LFB) commissioner, Dany Cotton, announced that she was resigning from her post four months early. Cotton came under sustained criticism...

Bolton Blaze Shows That Tackling Cladding Is A Life And Death...

THE CLADDING (HPL) that encased the Bolton students’ accommodation block that was engulfed in flames last week was found, after examination by scientists, to...

Labour is to immediately recognise Palestinian state

LABOUR’S Manifesto declares that it will ‘Immediately recognise the State of Palestine.’ It adds that Labour will ‘Introduce a War Powers Act to ensure that...

Tory And Labour Leaders Reveal Their Feet Of Clay In Their...

THE TORY and Labour Party leaders, Johnson and Corbyn, revealed their feet of clay during their first general election debate on Tuesday night, when...

‘Grenfell Tower was a death trap before any firefighter arrived!’ –...

MATT WRACK, the FBU general secretary, said yesterday in response to the Grenfell Tower inquiry phase one report: ‘The Inquiry’s interim report must finally...

GMB and Unite slam the Grenfell Report

THE GMB union has slammed the failure of the Grenfell Report to tell the full story. The roots of this disaster lay not with the...

The Firefighters are the heroes of Grenfell! Jail the real culprits...

A LEAKED report by the chairman of the Grenfell Tower fire inquiry, Martin Moore-Bick, has found a scapegoat for the fire – they are...

Speaker blocks vote on Brexit deal – Parliamentary Committee to investigate...

AS EXPECTED, the Speaker of the House John Bercow yesterday blocked Parliament from voting on the new Brexit deal with the EU. Announcing his judgement...

TORIES IMPOSE £10,000 FINES! – and make appeal for informers

THE TORY government is imposing a new legal duty to ‘self-isolate’ if instructed to do so by ‘NHS Test and Trace’ from next Monday,...