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Iran calls for emergency meeting over Israel’s planned attack on Rafah

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IRAN has called for an emergency meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) amid the dire humanitarian...

Rafah Warning – Israeli Attack Will Murder Thousands!

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THE GOVERNMENT Media Office (GMO) in the Gaza Strip has warned of ‘a catastrophe and a massacre that could leave tens of thousands martyred...

Argentine trade unions lead a historic general strike!

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THE GENERAL Strike called by the CGT and the CTA, in rejection of the DNU (Decree of Necessity and Urgency) and the Omnibus Law,...

Aid for two million Gazans is at stake! – UNRWA urges...

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The United Nations has urged those countries that have paused funding for its Palestinian refugee agency, UNRWA, to reverse their decision, warning that aid for...

5,000 march in Cheltenham as TUC refuses to call a general...

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FIVE thousand trade unionists  descended on Cheltenham on Saturday, 40 years after 14 workers were sacked at GCHQ for refusing to sign away their...

COLLECTIVE PUNISHMENT – the decision to suspend Palestinian aid

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The decision to suspend aid to the UN Palestinian refugee agency by several Western countries is a ‘collective punishment’, UNRWA chief Philippe Lazzarini said...

Huge Palestine New Year demonstrations across Europe

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Massive demonstrations took place in the capitals of several European countries on Sunday in solidarity with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and to...

Millions Are Marching For Palestine – The TUC Must Call A...

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HUNDREDS of thousands of workers and youth marched for Palestine in mass rallies that erupted throughout the UK on Saturday, and were more than...

FBU rally condemns 13 years of austerity and launches ‘Firefighters Manifesto’

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OVER seven hundred firefighters and control staff assembled in Westminster on Wednesday to launch a new ‘Firefighters’ Manifesto’. As the country recovers from flooding, and...

Junior Doctors and Consultants begin 3 days of strike action

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JUNIOR Doctors and Consultants begin three days of joint strike action at 7am this morning, determined to defend the NHS and defeat the Tory...

TUC delegates speak out in favour of an anti-Tory general...

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DELEGATES to the TUC conference in Liverpool spoke out in favour of a general strike to defeat the Tory Strikes Minimum Service Levels legislation...

CONSULTANTS TO STRIKE ON 2, 3, & 4th OCTOBER!

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CONSULTANTS in England ended two days of strike action at 7am today. In the absence of any progress in discussions with the government, they will...

Irish actors and writers rally in Dublin to support Hollywood strike!

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Hundreds of actors, writers and entertainment workers gathered by the statue of Wolfe Tone at St Stephen’s Green in Dublin on Saturday, to demonstrate...

TROUBLES BILL: ‘Provides a blueprint for letting state forces and other...

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MPs WERE urged to reject the UK government’s ‘cruel and contemptuous’ Northern Ireland legacy bill as it returned to the House of Commons for...

Junior doctors condemn PM Sunak for ‘trying to intimidate & bully...

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AS JUNIOR doctors ended their latest five-day strike action yesterday morning, BMA Junior Doctors Committee spokesman Dr Tal Ellenbogen accused Tory PM Rishi Sunak...

Junior doctors are determined to win their battle

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OVER 30 striking junior doctors picketing UCH Hospital in London’s Euston Road yesterday were joined by local residents and patients, to the continual sound...

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...

Empire Windrush II launches 75th anniversary celebration in Brixton!

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Cresting through the paper waves and spraying water all over the toddlers and six year olds, teenagers and grannies the Empire Windrush (II), blew...

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...

50 GP surgeries in north of Ireland face closure! – Tories...

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FIFTY GP surgeries in the north of Ireland are threatened with closure, the British Medical Association (BMA) warned yesterday. Sixteen surgeries have handed contracts back...

Vote ‘yes’ RCN urges 300,000 nurses as new strike ballot opens

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‘THIS IS unfinished business,’ said the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) leader Pat Cullen yesterday, urging members to vote YES as the union opened...

RCN delegates strongly back Cullen’s YES vote call

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DELEGATES at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Annual Congress at the Brighton Conference Centre cheered and gave General Secretary Pat Cullen a standing...

March this Saturday to free Palestine, and to end Israeli imposed...

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WHILE the British government remains as silent as the grave over the continuing slaughter of Palestinians by the racist Israeli government, and while the...

Smash the Tory Anti-Strike Bill!

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THE TUC warned yesterday that the right to strike of 1-in-5 workers in Britain is at risk because of the Tory government’s Strikes (Minimum...

Deal Macron’s pension plans a massive blow this May Day! –...

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FRENCH trade union federation the CGT is calling ‘on the entire world of work to make May Day a powerful day of demonstration to...

Heroic Dunne’s strike against Apartheid dramatised – must-see play at Southwark...

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Ardent Theatre Company presents Strike! by Tracy Ryan The Large Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BD Mon-Sat: 19:30, Tues & Sat: 15:00 Running Time: 90...

Tory threat to national NHS pay structure is ‘of huge concern’...

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UNISON has reaffirmed its commitment to the One Team campaign for the health service, in the face of the government’s ‘divisive’ actions during the...

INDUSTRIAL ACTION BACK ON AGENDA OF SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND – one-off...

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INDUSTRIAL action in English schools is back on the agenda after three education unions – the NEU, NAHT and ASCL – decisively rejected the...

‘Hand on heart I did not lie to the House’ says...

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THE HOUSE of Commons yesterday late afternoon by 569 votes to 29, a majority of 486, decided to approve the ‘Stormont Brake’ – part...

Sunak ‘deal’ dumps Brexit – now is time for working class...

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ON MONDAY night, Tory prime minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission president Ursula Von der Leyen announced that, after a high level meeting, Britain...

Tory government imploding – time for unions to call a general...

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THE ECONOMIC crisis engulfing British capitalism is causing a seismic split in the Tory government, as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak faces a rebellion from...

Working Class Is On The March – It Is Refusing To...

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THE UK working class is on the march, spurred forward by the worldwide crisis of the capitalist system, with Britain very much the weakest...

Biggest NHS strike in history! – bring down the Tories now

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THE BIGGEST strike in the history of the NHS takes place today with the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) escalating its action, as members...

‘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...

‘Virtual wards will jeopardise patient safety even further’ – says BMA

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THE NHS won’t survive without immediate steps to bolster our workforce, doctors union the British Medical Association (BMA) warned on Monday. Responding to the Tory...

Netanyahu arming illegal settlers – ‘escalating attacks and terrorism against Palestinians...

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Israel has announced plans to provide illegal settlers with firearms and weapons in response to the recent retaliatory operations by Palestinians, which killed at least...

Rcm Warns Of A Worsening Crisis

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THE Royal College of Midwives is warning of a worsening maternity crisis as a senior midwife survey shows services at boiling point. ‘The maternity crisis...

Unite will fight brutal Tory school cuts

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UNITE General Secretary Sharon Graham pledged her union would stand against the Westminster government’s ‘scorched earth’ approach in imposing brutal cuts on schools and...

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...

‘TORIES WANT TO SUPPRESS THE UNIONS!’ says RMT leader Mick Lynch

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‘GRANT Schapps doesn’t respect the right to strike. He wants to make strikes ineffective. I don’t believe him at all. I don’t think he’s...

Angry Nurses To Escalate Strikes!

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NURSES’ strike action will escalate and spread across the UK in the new year, after RCN Scotland members overwhelmingly voted to reject the Scottish...

‘It’s Everybody’s NHS! All Unions Must Defend It!’

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NURSES were yesterday striking at many hospitals in England, all but one health board in Wales and the whole of Northern Ireland, for the...

‘MY BLOOD WAS BOILING!’ says RCN leader after Army mobilised against...

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‘MY BLOOD was boiling when I heard what he said,’ Patricia Marquis, Royal College of Nursing Director for England, said yesterday after Tory Cabinet...

UK ‘The Sick Man Of Europe!’ Say Nurses

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THE RCN (Royal College of Nursing) has called on the Health Secretary to open negotiations on NHS pay as new research shows the UK...

‘Take a stand to save our NHS from Tories!’ – Unite...

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AMBULANCE worker members of the GMB, Unite and Unison unions will take national strike action on 21st December, with paramedics, emergency care assistants, call...