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End the torture of Julian Assange and stop his extradition to...

WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange appeared in person at Westminster Magistrates Court yesterday in yet another routine administrative hearing to prolong his imprisonment up to...

Worst NHS winter crisis ever! NHS unions must join health strike...

A&Es axed, children’s hospitals closed, nurses driven out because of overwork and under-pay, junior doctors at the point of exhaustion, GP surgeries shut down,...

France rises up against Macron – Doctors, nurses lawyers and teachers...

FRENCH doctors, nurses, lawyers and teachers were among the millions on the march yesterday joining the 36th day of transport workers strike action, bringing...

Ireland A&E overcrowding causing ambulance chaos – SIPTU organises industrial action...

SIPTU has warned that the overcrowding crisis in hospital emergency departments is causing chaos for ambulance professionals across the Republic of Ireland. The union has...

French unions answer Macron’s declaration of war by calling for ‘all...

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron used his annual New Year’s address to the nation to rule out any compromise with the working class over his...

WORKING CLASS MUST TAKE POWER IN 2020! New Year’s Day...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2020 to all our readers, and to the working class, youth and the poor who...

2019 was a disastrous year for the working class! – says...

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has bemoaned a tough 2019, describing the entire 12 months as ‘annus horriblis’ (Latin word meaning very...

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...

‘Make the least unsafe decision!’ – Norfolk & Norwich hospital staff...

STAFF at Norfolk’s biggest hospital , the Norfolk and Norwich, were told to make the ‘least unsafe decision’ last week, when the hospital had...

Re-Open Maternity & Children’s Ward Demands Picket

‘RE-OPEN maternity! Re-open Children’s Ward! Save Ealing Hospital!’ rang out early yesterday morning as over 50 people joined the mass Xmas picket of Ealing...

FBU pensions victory sets precedent for all public service workers

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) won a massive victory not only for their members but for all public service workers when the employment tribunal...

Firefighters pensions victory

FIREFIGHTERS have won back their pensions, dealing a mighty blow to the government with far reaching implication for all public sector workers, in particular,...

‘US is stealing Syria’s oil and selling it to Turkey’ says...

SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad has given a comprehensive interview to Phoenix Television in which he stressed that America is stealing Syria’s oil and selling...

‘Day of Rage!’ Mass pension strike shuts France down!

FRANCE was totally paralysed yesterday with flights, trains, the Metro and buses all cancelled during the mass ‘Day of Rage’ over President Emmanuel Macron’s...

French General Strike escalates in fight to bring down Macron

THE MASS strikes and demonstrations throughout France today mark the sharp escalation of the confrontation between French workers and the ‘bankers’ government of president...

NHS ‘RECONFIGURATION’ IS CLOSING HOSPITALS! – GP role being changed from...

THE NHS was a key issue in the general election. US-HMO-style (Health Maintenance Organisations) integrated care systems are being set up all over England. Provided largely...

Brexit vote Friday

THE NEW Tory government with its majority of 80, plans to ask MPs to vote on PM Johnson’s Brexit bill as early as this...

Xmas Mass Picket At Ealing Hospital

THE WEST London Council of Action has called a 7am-9am Xmas Mass Picket of Ealing Hospital on Friday 20th December to step up the...

US privateers are already taking over NHS services!

THE ENDLESSLY repeated slogan that ‘The NHS is Not for Sale’ is completely empty in the face of the fact that US companies and...

Senior doctors in Zimbabwe strike and accuse the government of turning...

STRIKING senior doctors in Zimbabwe have accused the government of misleading the nation – by suggesting it had secured large quantities of essential drugs...

Tory-Lib Dem Underfunding Has Created ‘Extreme Risks’ To NHS

LABOUR IS pledging a relentless focus on the NHS in its first 100 days in government as new research reveals hundreds of ‘extreme’ risks...

‘When we win power, it will be to give it to...

SPEAKING at a press conference on the ‘first hundred days’ of a Labour government, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, John McDonnell, pledged: ‘So let...

Heathrow workers support WRP’s Zulkifal

HEATHROW Airport workers signed up to support the campaign to elect Hassan Zulkifal, WRP Ealing Southall general election candidate, yesterday. Unite member Ram Sheemar said:...

Labour’s first 100 days will see the working class using its...

LABOUR’S shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, delivered a speech yesterday laying out the priorities for the first 100 days of a Labour government. Within 100 days...

AMAZON MUST BE NATIONALISED! – WRP’s Leff tells HQ rally

‘AMAZON and all companies and industries must be nationalised and put under public ownership,’ Jonty Leff, Workers Revolutionary Party candidate for Hackney South and...

Defend General Practice by driving privateers out of the NHS and...

THE head of the Royal College of GPs yesterday said that the job of full-time GPs was now ‘undoable’ owing to the huge pressures...

There are 10,000 medical vacancies

THE BMA doctors trade union has responded to data on NHS vacancies, GP workforce and GP appointments. Responding to the latest quarterly NHS vacancy data,...

Big Support for WRP Candidates

WRP PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATE for Kensington, Scott Dore campaigning outside the busy Ladbroke Grove tube station yesterday gained the support of local residents. Kathleen Jones who...

No Deal Brexit Is Only Way Forward

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn, yesterday displayed ‘unredacted documents’ about secret US-UK government trade talks putting the NHS on the table in any future post...

Unions For Cuba Conference

ON Saturday 2 November, more than 200 trade unionists and activists attended CSC’s Unions for Cuba conference at the NEU headquarters in London. The largest...

Asbestos: capitalism’s silent killer still killing workers and children!

WHILE the tragic death of 72 people in the Grenfell inferno threw an immediate spotlight on the criminal disregard of capitalism for human life,...

‘A Revolution In Britain Will Be A Decisive Step In The...

‘THIS ISN’T a general election, it’s a general strike building up,’ News Line editor Jonty Leff told Sunday’s powerful over 100-strong News Line Anniversary...

Celebrate the News Line and build the WRP to bring in...

JONTY LEFF News Line editor told the News Line 50th Anniversary Rally, ‘TODAY we celebrate 50 years of the News Line, the only daily...

Great Campaign In Ealing & Hackney

‘EALING Hospital workers and patients are fully backing us over our confrontation with Tory Health Secretary Hancock here on Monday when he refused to...

Corbyn’s Programme Without The Working Class Taking Power Is A Reformist...

JEREMY Corbyn launched the Labour Party’s Manifesto for the upcoming general election yesterday claiming it is ‘a manifesto for hope that will bring real...

NHS – Unison Serves Strike Notice!

UNISON has served notice of the first week of industrial action on health and social services employers across Northern Ireland. Phase 1 of the Unison...

Bus Workers Support General Strike

‘WE HAVE to do 12-hour split shifts here and it really affects our family life,’ Unite bus driver Andreas Almeida said yesterday while giving...

Hancock Refuses To Sign To Reopen Ealing Maternity!

EALING SOUTHALL WRP candidate Hassan Zulkifal confronted Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock outside Ealing Hospital yesterday morning. Hancock claimed: ‘We’ve saved the A&E and now...

The coup d’etat in Bolivia! – Statement by the Bartolina Sisa...

‘FOR many years the extreme right in Bolivia, based in the oil and gas rich east of the country and very much controlled by...

Coca-Cola continues to violate the rights of workers throughout the world!

COCA-COLA continues to violate the fundamental rights of workers in Haiti, Indonesia, Ireland and the US. In Haiti, Coke’s bottler La Brasserie de la Couronne...

NHS Faces ‘Worst Ever Winter!’

THE LATEST ‘catastrophic’ NHS performance figures have sparked fears that the health service is on track for the ‘worst ever’ winter, the BMA doctors’...

LABOUR’S £26bn NHS ‘RESCUE!’

LABOUR has announced a £26bn real terms Rescue Plan to deliver ‘real change in our health service’. The Labour Party is pledging to end the...

Kensington Election Campaign

CAMPAIGNERS for WRP Kensington parliamentary candidate Scott Dore took to the streets yesterday. Ayan gave her support to the candidate. She said, ‘I think that...

Halt The Israeli Onslaught On Gaza! Labour Must Recognise State Of...

TWO MORE Palestinians were killed yesterday morning in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip, said medical officials, bringing the number of Palestinians...

‘The corporate structure of care homes … hides profits, avoids tax...

SOME of the Big 26 care home providers make use of ‘complex company structures’ is the finding of a report from the Centre for...

‘Blatant act of annexation’ – Ashrawi slams Israeli ‘nature reserve’ land...

ISRAEL is creating ‘nature reserves’ in the occupied West Bank and this is ‘a blatant act of annexation and land theft that violates international...