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Cease the scrapping of BTec demands the Sixth Form Colleges Association

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A KEY education union campaign to stop BTec vocational qualifications being scrapped within two years has won backing from both MPs and even lords...

South African steel & engineering strike into 2nd week

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EMPLOYERS in the steel and engineering industry have upped their salary increase offer to striking workers affiliated to the National Union of Metalworkers of...

‘The worst public health response in UK history’ – No test...

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THE TORY government’s failure to do more to stop Covid spreading early on in the pandemic was one of the ‘worst public health failures’...

British Capitalism Is Bankrupt – TUC Must Defend Wages And Jobs...

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson is expected to mount a billion pound rescue operation to postpone energy-intensive British basic industries from going under, as gas...

Fresh Round Of College Strikes Begins

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THE FIRST day of a five-day strike yesterday marked an escalation in the college lecturers’ struggle with eleven colleges out on strike. At the College...

Israeli missile attack on Homs thwarted by Syria’s air defence!

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SYRIA’S air defences have thwarted an Israeli missile attack on a military airbase in the country’s central province of Homs, shooting most of the...

Hezbollah Thanks Iran For Its Aid To Lebanon!

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HEZBOLLAH Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has thanked Iran for helping Lebanon weather its economic crisis, saying the Islamic Republic has proven to be...

‘Call general strike’ UCU CONEL chair Anglin tells mass rally of...

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‘TRADE unions must call a general strike to kick out this Tory government,’ Chris Anglin, College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL)...

South Africa’s Steel Workers Take Indefinite Strike Action!

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SOUTH African workers – members of the Numsa trade union in the steel and engineering sectors have embarked on an indefinite strike – recalling...

Sunak’s speech a declaration of war on workers to make them...

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak in his speech to the Tory Party conference yesterday pledged to ‘double down’ on his plans to resuscitate drowning British...

MET POLICE SPYING BREACHED HUMAN RIGHTS! – says Investigatory Powers Tribunal

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AN activist who was deceived into a relationship with an undercover, spying police officer has won a tribunal case for breaches of her human...

Furlough ends, Universal Credit slashed – Socialist Revolution the only way...

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FURLOUGH ended today, with 1.6 million estimated to be still on the scheme while next Wednesday, the Tories will slash Universal Credit by £20...

Arab-Syrian ties strengthen ‘We do not fear the Israeli regime!’ –...

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Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad has welcomed any move to foster closer relations between Iran and the Arab countries, and reiterated that Damascus is not...

‘Isolate Swaziland’s Monarchy’ – Cosatu

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COSATU (the Confederation of South African Trade Unions) has vowed to ask the African National Congress (ANC) government to isolate the Eswatini (Swaziland) monarchy...

‘There is no fuel shortage,’ says Shapps as the bosses shut...

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THERE is ‘no shortage of fuel’ and people should be ‘sensible’ and only fill up when they need to, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said...

Tory ‘Orwellian’ attempts to cover Grenfell Tower atrocities in secrecy

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THE CAMPAIGN group ‘openDemocracy’ has revealed evidence of a concerted campaign by a secretive government Freedom of Information (FOI) screening unit to interfere with...

560 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

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MORE than 560 Israeli settlers stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of East al-Quds under the protection of the regime’s forces...

Consumers facing huge oil & gas price rises!

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THE TORY government claimed yesterday that there is no threat to the UK gas supplies, despite four energy privateers being widely tipped to go...

Grenfell Towers are everywhere! Capitalism cannot be regulated, it must be...

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THE TORY government is pushing its Building Safety Bill that it says addresses the big issue of fire safety raised by the horrific Grenfell...

Nursing on a ‘knife-edge’ RCN warn of intensifying staffing crisis

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NURSES’ unions have declared that World Patient Safety Day 2021 must be a ‘wake-up call’ to ministers to tackle – ‘urgently’ – the nursing...

UK bans Chinese ambassador to step foot in Parliament! The enemy...

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THE UK government stepped up its war with China this week when it took the decision to ban the Chinese ambassador to the UK...

Grenfell cladding companies ‘total neglect of safety’ – QC – ‘Flammable...

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A BARRISTER for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire told the public inquiry that a ‘total neglect of safety’ was at the heart of...

NHS 50,000 Doctors Short!

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THE NHS is 50,000 doctors short new British Medical Association (BMA) re-search released yesterday has found. The number of doctors in England has fallen even...

ANC workers demonstrate – two months without pay!

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AFRICAN National Congress (ANC) workers are continuing protesting outside party headquarters at Luthuli House in Johannesburg demanding fair labour practices and salary payments. The ANC...

After the US-UK defeat in Afghanistan, al-Houthi calls on the US...

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AT A press conference held on the Kabul airport tarmac, on Monday afternoon, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said the US had been defeated and...

‘We want a system that is accountable and meets the needs...

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THE TALIBAN ‘seeks to build a political system and government in Afghanistan that would be approved by its people and accountable to people once...

Hotel where child fell from window was also fire risk!

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THE CUT PRICE hotel where Afghan refugee, five-year-old Mohammed Munib Majeedi, plunged to his death from a ninth-floor window had ‘multiple fire risks’ the...

US And UK Ruling Classes Have Been Undermined By Defeat In...

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THE RULING US Democratic Party, led by President Biden, was yesterday being pressed by its NATO allies to delay the US rapid retreat (rout)...

GP Staffing Crisis

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TURNOVER in General Practice doctors has seen a steady increase over the last decade, according to researchers, who have warned policymakers that support measures...

‘We will not let our enemies vaccinate the people of Iran!’...

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ran will only import coronavirus vaccines from countries whose products are certain to be safe, or use vaccines it produces itself, Major General Hossein...

NINE PALESTINIANS ON HUNGER STRIKE – against detention without charge

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NINE Palestinian prisoners in Israeli detention currently remain on hunger strike in protest against their unfair administrative detention without charge or trial, says the...

Labour is moving to sack a quarter of its staff! A...

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THE LABOUR Party is facing strike action by staff who work at the party offices who are members of the GMB and Unite trade...

Top bosses paid more in one year than a worker earns...

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THE ANNUAL pay of FTSE 100 chief executives fell during the pandemic but still equates to more than a key worker would earn in...

70,000 workers to be balloted over 1.75%! – Unite, Unison &...

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SEVENTY thousand council workers are to be balloted in every borough in England and Wales in preparation for a strike action against a ‘derisory’...

US-UK Are Routed In Kabul – ‘A Strategic Disaster’ – Liam...

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THE Taliban took control of Afghanistan yesterday, with the collapsing NATO-backed government shrieking in its fear that they are entering the capital, Kabul, ‘from...

Tampa General Hospital Must End Partnership With Israel

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IN WASHINGTON on Friday, August 13th, numerous US organisations signed an online petition demanding Tampa General Hospital end their partnership with an Israeli business. Seventeen...

Taliban Making Advances In Northern Afghanistan

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AS THE TALIBAN fighters continue to make rapid advances across Afghanistan, the militants have captured another provincial capital in the northern part of the...

Massive French demonstrations against Macron’s dictatorial health bill

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MASS demonstrations have been taking place over the past weeks in Paris and other major French cities against the Macron government’s dictatorial health bill. And...

NUMSA threatens ‘mother of all strikes’ for 8% pay increase

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A DISPUTE over salary increases for workers in South Africa’s steel and engineering industry has been called by the National Union of Metalworkers of...

US stealing Syria’s oil!

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IN HASAKA earlier this week, the US occupation forces brought out a convoy loaded with stolen Syrian oil via the illegitimate al-Walid border crossing...

Unite betrays Ealing strikers – Time to build a revolutionary leadership...

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THE ANGER expressed by Ealing Parking Service workers at the way in which the Unite leadership has sold their strike down the river reflects...

Ealing Anger At Strike Sellout!

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EALING Parking Service workers are angry at the way in which their strike has been sold out. Unite Branch Secretary Harjinder Nagi told News Line...

One year after the massive Beirut port explosion the families of...

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A YEAR after the massive explosion at Beirut Port devastated the Lebanese capital, the victims’ grieving families are still waiting for answers, accountability and...

Congresswoman sleeps out against evictions

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CONGRESSWOMAN Cori Bush has spent a night on the steps of the US Capitol to protest against the end of a Covid-related moratorium on...

Hundreds of thousands mobilise against Macron’s dictatorial health law

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FRENCH President Macron’s dictatorial new health law and its passage through parliament has angered a vast swathe of workers, youth and the middle class. On...