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Police chief Blair must resign says Maria Otone de Menezes

YESTERDAY, the parents of Jean Charles de Menezes retraced the final journey taken by their son, an entirely innocent man who was shot dead...

Brown promises to ‘renew new Labour’

CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown, the pretender to the Labour leadership and 10 Downing Street, told the Labour Party conference in Brighton yesterday: ‘Our mission is...

Sharon unleashes bombing raids and assassinations on the Palestinians

THE Israeli government of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has launched a new war on Palestinians living in territories under Zionist occupation less than three...

GET THE TROOPS OUT NOW! – hundreds of thousands march in...

MORE than 50,000 people marched from Parliament Square to Hyde Park on Saturday to demand the immediate withdrawal of British troops from Iraq. At the...

Met chief’s agenda – police ‘justice’ and troops on the streets!

Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Ian Blair, presented his ‘wish list’ of latest demands to the Labour government, when speaking to the Police Superintendents’ Conference...

Met Chief’s Call For Troops

‘This militarisation of the police will increase the risk that we run already, not just to our civil liberties but to our very safety,’...

‘WE WON’T SIGN AWAY OUR RIGHTS’ says Gate Gourmet shop steward

LOCKED out Gate Gourmet workers received a report back yesterday morning on the picket line at Heathrow Airport from their shop stewards, of a...

PNA CLOSES GAZA/EGYPT BORDER – Abbas wants international agreement

THE Gaza Strip-Egypt border will reopen only as part of an international agreement, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas has said, after Palestinian security forces sealed...

‘SIGNS OF TORTURE’ ON MAHDI ARMY COMMANDER – after arrest by...

THE Basra office of militant Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has said a former Basra commander of the Al-Sadr movement’s Mahdi Army showed ‘signs of...

A British ‘barbaric act of aggression’ in Basra

THE Labour Government’s Defence Secretary, John Reid, declared yesterday that sending six Warrior tanks to demolish the wall of a prison compound in Basra,...

HIGH ALERT IN BASRA! – tensions after tank attack ‘rescue’

British troops in Iraq were on high alert yesterday for fear of further clashes as tensions continued over the rescue at tank-point of two...

3,000 Junior Doctors Jobless!

AS many as 3,000 junior doctors are unable to find posts and are being driven to seek work either abroad or outside the NHS,...

NO ‘COMPROMISE AGREEMENT!’ say Gate Gourmet workers

SHOP Stewards representing the 670 locked out Gate Gourmet workers are meeting Transport and General Workers Union General Secretary Tony Woodley at the union’s...

GERMAN ELECTIONS: Workers deliver a blow to free market ‘reforms’

AFTER Sunday’s General Election, Germany did not have a Chancellor, or a government yesterday. This plunged the country into a huge economic and political...

Grampian Foods Pensions Strike

A pensions strike at Grampian Foods, which supplies meat to Britain’s supermarkets, could soon hit shelf supplies, warned the Transport and General Workers’ Union...

Gate Gourmet workers say: WE WANT VICTORY! – while TGWU leaders...

LOCKED out Gate Gourmet workers spoke to News Line on the picket line yesterday. Mrs L Saran said: ‘We are becoming impatient. Last Monday we...

‘Reinstatement For All – And No Victimisations’

TALKS are taking place between Gate Gourmet management and the Transport and General Workers Union today. Locked out Gate Gourmet workers told News Line on...

Clarke To Introduce Internment

HUMAN rights organisations yesterday furiously condemned the government for planning the introduction of internment in Britain, by giving police the powers to detain suspects...

Making the country fit for the gangmasters

AT the just concluded TUC Congress, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, openly condemned the description of ‘globalisation’ as ‘a race to the...

Union leaders pledge total support – time for action has arrived!

YESTERDAY the trade union bureaucracy was skating on the thinnest of thin ice at the TUC Congress. With one hand, trade union leader after trade...

WE WILL TAKE INDUSTRIAL ACTION – if EU services directive is...

AS well as the Gate Gourmet workers’ struggle, this year’s TUC will be a battleground over pensions and privatisation. TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber at...

‘WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF TALKS WE WANT ACTION’ say Gate...

The Gate Gourmet pickets at Heathrow Airport yesterday had a Transport and General Workers Union shop stewards report back on a meeting held with...

‘JUSTICE FOR PAUL COKER’ – vigil held at Plumpstead police station

‘WHAT do we want? Justice! – When do we want it? Now!’ and ‘Police – murderers!’, shouted more than 70 people at a demonstration...

DEFEND JOBS AND WAGES – Smash Blair’s privatisation drive says CWU...

‘I BELIEVE we can win this,’ Communication Workers Union General Secretary Bill Hayes told a mass rally against privatisation by over 600 postal workers...

Gate Gourmet has to be central question for TUC Crow tells...

THE Gate Gourmet mass picket at Heathrow airport was visited yesterday by RMT general secretary Bob Crow, along with a number of RMT executive...

‘WE NEED PLAN FOR VICTORY’ say Gate Gourmet strikers

GATE GOURMET strikers were sacked four weeks ago today and were very angry yesterday morning that they have been out so long withtheir union...

‘MAKE TUC ACT TO WIN OUR STRUGGLE’ say Gate Gourmet strikers

AN EMERGENCY resolution on the Gate Gourmet dispute is to be heard at the TUC conference in Brighton next week, TGWU full-time officer, Oliver...

Immigrant workers face ‘an epidemic of workplace injury and death’ says...

‘TODAY immigrant workers in this country face an epidemic of workplace injury and death,’ stated the Afl-Cio trade union federation yesterday. In fact, immigrant...

BUSH TOLD ‘STOP TAX CUTS’ – as over 200,000 refugees...

LOUISIANA authorities say they now have control over the capital New Orleans and have restored law and order, almost a week after the chaos...

Build Revolutionary Leadership In The Usa

THE New Orleans disaster stands as a testament – with its over 10,000 dead and over 200,000 refugees – to the bankruptcy of the...

AIRPORT MUST COME OUT! – to win the struggle say Gate...

‘TELL the BA workers and every worker on the airport, we need their help again,’ Gate Gourmet striker Mrs P Samara told News Line...

Iraq war veterans sent into New Orleans

YESTERDAY 300 Arkansas national guards were sent into the hurricane hit city of New Orleans, after having just returned from Iraq. The Governor of Louisiana,...

‘WORSE THAN THE VICTORIAN ERA’ –T UC exposes conditions of up...

‘UP to 11 million UK workers could face serious health problems from prolonged standing at work, and they are offered less protection than employees...

New Orleans war zone – 20,000 National Guards, and US army...

THE United States ruling class, running the world’s number one super-power and presiding over the richest nation on Earth, was yesterday shown to be...

TO DIE BY MISTAKE by Brazilian writer Urariano Mota translated by...

There are various ways of dying by mistake. All of them against one’s own will. Not so long ago I believed that we could...

Tgwu Leaders Seek To Sell Deal For Gate Gourmet

‘THEY are trying to break our unity. We reject this deal.’ This is what pickets near to the Gate Gourmet plant told News Line...

‘REJECT THIS DEAL! – THEY ARE TRYING TO BREAK OUR UNITY’...

‘THEY are trying to break our unity. We reject this deal,’ Gate Gourmet picket Mrs Gill said yesterday. She was responding to proposals brought forward...

Iraq’s US dictated constitution – divisive, sectarian and no right to...

THE attempt by the US to foist its version of a ‘constitution’ onto Iraq, in alliance with a section of the Shi’ite clergy and...

‘WE ARE ALL GOING BACK TOGETHER’ – Gate Gourmet workers vow...

THE GATE GOURMET pickets were in a lively mood yesterday, full of determination that they were all going to get their jobs back in...

‘Water And Electricity More Important Than Constitution’ Say Iraqis

Iraq’s newspapers warned Tuesday of the risk of the total collapse of basic services like electricity and water, saying upgrading them was more important...

Oil Price Rises Driving Up Inflati0N

RISING crude oil prices are driving up the price of petrol at the pumps. Petrol is now at around 92 pence a litre, an increase...

AS TALKS BREAK DOWN – Call out the airport say Gate...

‘Talks have, indeed, broken down as a consequence of Gate Gourmet wanting to selectively re-employ those who had been sacked, even though there is...

GET US TROOPS OUT – says mother of dead soldier, as...

Several hundred people joined an anti-Iraq war protest outside President George W Bush’s holiday ranch in Crawford, Texas, on Sunday, as the American...

STOP THE AIRPORTS! – smash the strikebreaking bosses

YESTERDAY the Gate Gourmet picket lines were buzzing with the latest revelations concerning the way that the bosses had provoked a strike in order...

‘SERIOUS ATTACK ON HUMAN RIGHTS’ – Ammesty condemns Blair’s measures

Amnesty International has expressed considerable alarm over the onslaught on basic rights announced by Prime Minister Blair on Friday 5th August to deal with...

Patients to be turned away from A&E – Hancock outlines NHS...

YESTERDAY in Parliament, Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that less serious cases would be turned away from A&E and only the most serious...