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‘WE’RE READY TO FIGHT FOR VICTORY’ say Gate Gourmet workers

GATE Gourmet shop stewards went to a meeting at the Trades Union Congress in central London yesterday with leaders of their union, the TGWU,...

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...

‘We have to keep our rights’ say Gate Gourmet workers

GATE Gourmet workers are opposing a ‘compromise agreement’, which the company and leaders of the Transport and General Workers’ Union are negotiating and which...

Blair and Brown threaten the trade unions

THE message from the Blair-Brown leadership to the trade unions and their leaders is ‘face up to globalisation or cease to exist’. Even the two’s...

US Threatens Syria With War

THE US ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad, who was recently transferred from Afghanistan, last Monday threatened the Syrian government with war. He accused Syria of...

T&G & TUC must call strike action to reinstate Gate Gourmet...

THE 670 Gate Gourmet workers, members of the Transport and General Workers Union (T&G), sacked over a month ago for taking strike action, know...

Emergency Action needed to win Gate Gourmet dispute

THE Gate Gourmet strikers are fighting in the most determined fashion to win back their jobs in the face of a hostile union busting...

‘BRING POLICE KILLERS TO JUSTICE’ – de Menezes family demands of...

Over three hundred friends and supporters of the family of Jean Charles de Menezes – the young Brazilian electrician murdered by Metropolitan Police firearms...

‘we Need Total Victory!’

‘EACH and every one of you are victims of a cynical sacking. It’s not just an issue for you, our members, it is –...

Gate Gourmet workers defend the right to picket – now TGWU...

YESTERDAY, the determination and militancy of the 670 Gate Gourmet locked-out workers forced the High Court judiciary to acknowledge that they did indeed have...

WORKERS DEMAND ACTION – as Woodley refuses to ballot Airport TGWU...

TRANSPORT and General Workers Union general secretary Tony Woodley led a delegation into talks with British Airways chief Rod Eddington at Heathrow Airport yesterday...

Howard condemns ‘judicial activists’ as security risks

Tory leader Michael Howard was yesterday bending over backwards to give every support to the Labour Prime Minister Blair and his war against democratic...

ROYAL FREE BED CUTS! – 100 beds and a number of...

London UNISON health convenor Geoff Martin yesterday slammed plans by the Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust to slash up to 100 beds and close...

Blair paved the way for Davis and Howarth

IT was Prime Minister Blair who insisted that the 7th July bombings and the July 21 attempted bombings were nothing to do with the...

14 Marines Killed In Al-Anbar

Fourteen US Marines and their civilian translator were killed by a roadside bomb blast in north-western Iraq early yesterday. The Marines were killed...

£50,000 A Day To Strike Break

Firefighters in Suffolk were angry yesterday as the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces set out to break their strike actions against plans...

Blair on holiday – Commissioner Blair is in charge

HOME Secretary Clarke is currently on holiday, after the Prime Minister insisted that he should not bow to public pressure and cancel it, as...

SADDAM WAS ASSAULTED AT THE COURT HEARING – insists his defence...

ABD-AL HAQ-AL ANI, counsellor for the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s defence panel, has revealed that an assault took place on the Iraqi leader at...

Suffolk Fire Crews Strike Tomorrow

Suffolk Fire Brigades Union Brigade Committee yesterday called for a national demonstration next Thursday, 11 August, in support of tomorrow and this Friday’s strike...

SHOOT-TO-KILL POLICY STAYS And more innocents may die says Commissionair Blair

‘I feel unsafe,’ Alex Alves Pereira, the cousin of the unarmed Brazilian, Jean Charles de Menezes, killed by the Met police, told News Line...

LONDON ALERT! – Police ordered to shoot to kill

Yesterday, London was living off its nerves after reports of four explosions, three at underground stations and one on a bus. Police were given orders...

Don’t Let Colombia’s Paramilitaries Off The Hook!

The British government should not support Colombia’s new paramilitary demobilisation law, which Colombian President Alvaro Uribe will promote when he meets with Tony Blair...

Russia launches a new 10-year space programme

The Russian Space Agency (Roskosmos) is about to start its Kliper launch vehicle project, the head of the agency told a Moscow press conference...

Bush and Blair’s war against democratic rights

IN the United States it has just been revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has been secretly collecting the internal documents of...

US Must Quit Iraq At Once! Says Ex-CIA Chief

THE US state is beginning to split over the war in Iraq, so severe is the pounding that US troops and the US leadership...

US DISBANDS TIKRIT FORCES – for joining protesters

The puppet Iraqi Oil Ministry announced Saturday that fire had erupted in the oil tanks of Al-Dawrah Refinery, southern Baghdad, last night. A ministry spokesman...

BLAIR TO RUSH IN NEW POLICE POWERS – but will not...

Prime Minister Blair made it clear yesterday he will use last Thursday’s bomb attacks in London to give the police and intelligence services sweeping...

END ‘INJUSTICE AND BIAS AGAINST ARAB NATION’ – urges Hamas

The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas, last Thursday condemned the London blasts, urging an end to the ‘injustice and bias against the Arab nation’. Commenting...

State Raising Terror Tensions

ON SATURDAY night, the city centre of Birmingham, the second largest city in the country, was emptied of more than 20,000 people by the...

G8 WILL NOT MAKE POVERTY HISTORY – admits Blair

‘Blair is no saviour for the African people,’ G8 Alternatives movement spokesman Mike Arnott told News Line yesterday. He was responding to Blair’s statement on...

Bush And Blair Pledge ‘war On Terror’ Will Continue

At least thirty-three people were killed and hundreds more injured after a series of explosions hit the London Underground network and a double-decker bus...

‘Significant Concerns’ For Vulnerable Detainees

Chief Inspector of Prisons Anne Owers’ ‘Report on an unannounced inspection of Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre’ is another damning indictment of the brutal system...

‘BEGGING WON’T MAKE A FUTURE FOR AFRICA’ –Gadaffi tells AU summit

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gadaffi yesterday urged African nations to stop ‘begging’. In a half-hour speech as host of the 53-nation African Union two-day summit...

Bush Kicks Blair In The Crutch

IT has long been Prime Minister Blair’s contention that the strategic interests of the British ruling class demand 100 per cent support for the...

TOO LITTLE TOO LATE! – Charities condemn Bush aid offer

Charities Oxfam, Action Aid and Christian Aid said yesterday that Bush’s pledge to double US aid to Africa was too little, too late. Action Aid...

Government Of National Unity ‘Not Serious’ Says Hamas

PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Ahmad Qurei said Tuesday that the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has ‘no objection to the creation of a temporary government of...

‘Oppressed will rise all over the world’ – says Iranian president

Iran’s president-elect Mahmood Ahmadinejad has hailed his election win as a new Islamic revolution which he said he hoped would now spread its way...

‘Single Status Used To Cut Wages’

PUBLIC sector union UNISON finds itself in conflict with employers using equal opportunity legislation supposed to protect the most vulnerable workers, to oppress them...

Labour policy is pauperising graduates

FIFTY EIGHT per cent of graduates find they are still relying on their parents for financial support three years after graduation, a survey commissioned...

‘WE ARE LOSING IN IRAQ’ says US Senator Chuck Hagel

Leading Republican Senator Chuck Hagel has warned the US is ‘losing in Iraq’. He slammed the George W Bush administration’s Iraq policy as ‘disconnected from...

IRISH NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION – for asylum seekers and migrant...

A NATIONAL day of action in support of asylum seekers and migrant workers is taking place in Ireland tomorrow, Saturday June 18. A rally has...

US unions split – as class struggle erupts in USA

The leaders of five of the largest unions in the AFL-CIO – the Teamsters, UFCW, UNITE-HERE, Laborers’, and SEIU – held a ‘Change to...

RELEASE ALL 11,000 PRISONERS – demands Palestine National Authority

The Palestine National Authority (PNA) said yesterday Israel’s promised release of 400 Palestinian prisoners was ‘not enough’. Palestinian Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Hasan...

Freeze settlements – Abbas appeals to Bush

PALESTINIAN president Mahmud Abbas is set to meet US president George Bush in Washington this Thursday for an urgent summit. The Palestinians said this is...

BOYCOTT ISRAEL! – demands Free Palestine rally

Over 5,000 members and supporters of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign last Saturday marched and rallied in central London under the banner of Free Palestine. The...

GREEK DOCTORS DEMAND ‘PUT AN END TO PRIVATE SECTOR’ – fill...

THE Greek National Health Service doctors’ union OENGE has called on all doctors, trades unions, trades councils and social association to ‘organise jointly mobilisations...

Ventilator Rationing!

Wildcat Postal Strikes