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‘Israel Is Building The World’s Biggest Prison’

‘ISRAEL is going to enter the Guinness Book of Records for having built the world’s biggest prison,’ said an angry Abed Yabrud, waiting his...

US and Canada cut off aid to new Hamas government

TRYING to divide the Palestinian leadership, the United States and Canada on Wednesday suspended contacts with and aid to the new Palestinian 24-member Hamas-formed...

FRENCH UNIONS REFUSE TO TALK WITH GOVERNMENT – until CPE is...

LEADERS of France’s main trade union federations have refused to talk to the government until it withdraws the CPE (first job contract) that removes...

RAIL PRIVATISATION INVITED TO CUT GUARDS AND STATION STAFF – warns...

rail union RMT warned on Tuesday that the new Integrated Kent Franchise that begins on April 1, 2006 could result in the removal of...

1.5 Million Take Strike Action

YESTERDAY’s massive one-day strike stopped whole regions of the UK, but is only the start of the campaign, local government workers warned. Striking local government...

SECOND CLASS CITIZENS! – elderly being mistreated

Public services often fail to consider the special needs of older people, who are being treated like ‘second class citizens’, Age Concern said yesterday. It...

German and British Gate Gourmet workers march through Hounslow

Last weekend saw united action by German and British Gate Gourmet workers against the company’s savage attacks on their jobs, wages and conditions. The weekend...

Call General Strike Over Pensions

UNISON leader Dave Prentis yesterday confessed that local government union leaders were unwilling combatants with the Blair government, over its plan to smash their...

FRANCE HAS RISEN – Part three

BEFORE News Line arrived in Paris, there had been reports of French riot police charging at thousands of youth occupying the railway station in...

UNITY IN ACTION – German & British Gate Gourmet workers picket...

TWENTY SIX Gate Gourmet strikers and supporters from Düsseldorf, Germany, arrived in London yesterday to join Gate Gourmet locked-out workers from Heathrow. They met at...

The blind Chancellor who cannot see the crisis

CHANCELLOR Gordon Brown yesterday could not see and would not even hear of a crisis in the British capitalist economy that he has presided...

PAY CUTS & JOB CUTS! – Civil servants and nurses condemn...

Chancellor Gordon Brown delivered his 10th Budget yesterday featuring more tax cuts for the rich and pay cuts for the working class. Opening his speech...

Herts FBU Warns Of Savage Cuts

Confidential documents passed to Hertfordshire’s Fire Brigades Union (FBU) show that confidential proposals have earmarked SEVEN more fire stations for either closure or downgrading,...

33 INSURGENTS FREED – in daring raid near Baquba

Iraqi insurgents freed 33 of their comrades in a daring pre-dawn raid on a puppet authority jail north of Baghdad yesterday. At least 18 puppet...

Saadaat’s Lawyers May Sue UK Over Collusion In Jerico

British lawyers representing the leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Ahmed Saadat, are considering suing the British Foreign Office...

HEWITT CALL TO TREAT PATIENTS IN THE COMMUNITY – to cut...

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) yesterday warned against any ‘quick fix’ plan to keep asthma and heart patients out of hospital ‘just to...

FORWARD TO A SOCIALIST REPUBLIC! – urge French youth

OVER half a million high school youth, unemployed youth, university students and workers demonstrated across France on Thursday, March 16. Millions of workers...

All Out For Gate Gourmet Demonstration

‘WE want all trade unionists and everyone who supports the working class to come to our march next Saturday,’ Gate Gourmet locked-out worker Raksha...

Gate Gourmet Workers – Good Support For March 25 Demo

A DELEGATION of locked-out Gate Gourmet workers visited Hillingdon Direct Works Council Depot yesterday to publicise their march through Hounslow on the 25th of...

BRING DOWN THE GOVERNMENT – say French youth

IT is Thursday afternoon in Paris and TENS of thousands of school and student youth have converged on the Place d’Italie. They are marching towards...

1.5 Million To Strike On March 28

One and a half million of the country’s most essential public sector workers will go on strike on 28 March to protest at unfair...

‘Unite, Rise Up And Resist The Invaders’

President Saddam Hussein called on Iraqis to ‘unite, rise up and resist the invaders’, at his show trial yesterday. This prompted chief judge Rauf Abdel...

Thirteen insurgents hung – Rumsfeld looks forward to a civil war

THE Iraqi puppet authorities have hung 13 people accused of taking part in the insurgency, the first execution of militant nationalists since the US-led...

‘OVERWORKED, UNDERVALUED AND UNDERPAID!’ – Angry lecturers strike over pay

UNIVERSITY teachers yesterday launched an assessment boycott – after staging a national 24-hour strike against being ‘overworked, undervalued and underpaid’. Tuesday’s strike at 140 institutions...

Angry Lecturers Take Strike Action

‘We are expecting a good turnout on the picket lines at universities and colleges of higher education across the country today,’ lecturers’ union Natfhe...

SIPTU ready to ballot for Aer Lingus strike

SIPTU, the Irish trade union, is to call general meetings of its members in Aer Lingus for next week following an emergency meeting of...

‘Payment By Results’ Devastating NHS

A letter from the Chairman of the Professional Executive Committee, High Peak and Dales Primary Care Trust (PCT) to clinicians reveals the devastating...

Bma Oppose Health Rationing

‘We are not against improving patient referral standards, but we are opposed to referral management to cut costs and ration treatment,’ British Medical Association...

‘We’Ll Fight Until We Win Our Jobs Back’

LOCKED-out Gate Gourmet workers have vowed to ‘fight until we win our jobs back’ and defeat attempts by their union leadership to sell-out their...

‘This is 1914 all over again’

THE architects of the Common Market, the forerunner of the European Union, freely admitted that they were seeking to carry out peacefully what Adolf...

‘WE CAN’T GET JUSTICE!’ – Jean de Menezes’ cousin

‘The whole thing is a mess,’ Alex Pereira, the cousin of Jean Charles de Menezes told News Line yesterday. He was responding to reports that...

‘TELL HAMAS TO DISARM’ – US urges Putin

Senior Hamas official Ismail Haniyah, who topped the Islamic movement’s national list of ‘Change and Reform’ in the parliamentary elections, said last Friday that...

SADDAM DEFIANT – as witness refuses to testify

The ‘trial’ of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein collapsed into into chaos minutes after it was resumed again yesterday. After boycotting the ‘trial’, Saddam arrived saying...

A Record £65.5 Billion Trade Deficit For 2005

THE UK trade deficit with the rest of the world for 2005 was a catastrophic £65.5 billion. The deficit on goods and services...

‘hamas Will Never Recognise The Legitimacy Of The Zionist State’

PRE-EMPTING support for a Palestinian government led by Hamas, the UN Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted the ‘conditions’ set by the Quartet of...

£3,500 CUT IN BASIC PAY – West Midlands & Shropshire Ambulance...

Ambulance crews in the West Midlands and Shropshire are set to start industrial action, beginning with an overtime ban next Wednesday, followed by a...

Russian & Chinese Stalinists support US threats against Iran

THE Chinese and Russian representatives at a meeting of the five permanent members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council and Germany on...

Blair plans to close NHS hospitals!

TODAY the Labour Government will publish its Health White Paper. Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt gave a preview of its aims over the weekend, that...

Turning a blind eye is ‘collaborating with abuses’ – Amnesty warning...

HUMAN rights group Amnesty International has welcomed the call for European governments to cooperate fully with an investigation into ‘extraordinary rendition’ and secret...

Huge $8.6bn loss at General Motors

GENERAL Motors (GM) bosses admitted on Thursday that their losses for 2005 were $8.6bn, their largest since 1992 when the board of directors was...

Gate Gourmet Workers Join Terminal 5 Picket

A DELEGATION of locked out Gate Gourmet workers joined the Terminal 5 building workers’ picket line at Heathrow Airport yesterday afternoon. Parmjit Bains, one of...

Gg Workers Step Up Campaign

LOCKED out Gate Gourmet workers visited Hillingdon Civic Centre, the Uxbridge library, Uxbridge bus garage, Uxbridge tube and Brunel University yesterday, to campaign for...

DELIGHTED! – with caravan say locked-out Gate Gourmet workers

LOCKED-out Gate Gourmet workers are delighted at last to have a shelter for their picketing. The TGWU ceased sending a tent as shelter for the...

Hounslow Campaign Goes Well For Gate Gourmet Locked-Out Workers

THE campaign team of locked-out Gate Gourmet workers was in Hounslow yesterday working for their mass picket this Sunday and their conference in London...

‘Nations have awakened today, and they will determine their future’ says...

LAST Saturday the Iranian TV, IRINN, broadcast a live news conference by Iran’s President Ahmadinejad with domestic and foreign journalists. In the...

43% of doctors have absolutely no eye protection! – Nurses have...

NURSES are forced to ‘hold their breath’ because of inadequate face masks during dangerous operations, while doctors have absolutely no eye protection, it was...

Ventilator Rationing!

Wildcat Postal Strikes