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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...

Overseas Operations Bill will ‘decriminalise torture’ says Reprieve

THE TORY government has announced that the Overseas Operations Bill will get its second reading in the House of Commons on Wednesday, 23rd September. In...

SA trade unions battle for inflation-beating pay increases for 1.2m

THE LABOUR Court in Johannesburg will be the setting for South Africa’s trade unions and the African National Congress (ANC) government to fight it...

Hands off Palestine – no annexations! Arab workers must remove ‘recognition’...

FOLLOWING the refusal of the Arab League to condemn the UAE for its recognition of the state of Israel, Bahrain has now followed the...

IndustriALL union supports investigation into PPE tenders in SA

INDUSTRIALL Global union affiliates in South Africa are supporting the current probe by the country’s Special Investigating Unit into fraudulent activities in the awarding...

‘Painful to see an Israeli plane land in UAE’ says Palestinian...

PALESTINIAN Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has slammed the direct flight of an Israeli plane to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Speaking at the weekly Palestinian...

‘Nurses gave their all – only to be greeted with a...

MORE THAN 10,000 nurses, other NHS workers, trade unionists and supporters marched from St James’s Park to Parliament Square on Saturday on a demonstration...

Lebanon rises up after government ‘negligence’ kills 154! Socialist...

THE LEBANESE bankers’ state has collapsed, undermined by the worldwide capitalist crisis which has plunged the country into a desperate situation of bankruptcy, mass...

Lebanon’s foreign minister quits while financial crisis rages!

LEBANON’S Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday in protest at what he described as the government’s...

End war crimes by destroying capitalism with socialist revolution

THE TORY defence secretary Ben Wallace has been ordered by a judge to come up with an explanation as to why the British government...

‘Trump’s only interest in Iraq is to loot the country’ –...

WASHINGTON’S already tense relationship with the 82,000-strong Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Forces militia coalition suffered a major blow in January after PMF deputy commander Abu...

‘Ten firearms police officers aimed their rifles at me’ – says...

‘MAJOR questions will need to be answered by the Metropolitan Police as to how this everyday event escalated into an armed raid, during which...

‘The criminal assassination of Qassem Soleimani must be pursued vigorously’ –...

RAN’S Parliament Speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf has called on neighbouring Iraq to ‘vigorously’ follow up on the US assassination of top anti-terror commander Lieutenant General...

Tories, Labour & SNP join forces to attack China!

TORY Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab’s latest attack on China – suspending the UKs extradition treaty with the country, was supported by all Parties, turning...

Is the Irish Political Duopoly like Partition coming to an end?

DISCUSSION ARTICLE BY FRA HUGHES IN BELFAST IRELAND has been partitioned North from South for nearly 100 years. 2021 will mark the centenary of the formation of...

Hamas Warns Israel Against Al-Aqsa Mosque Violations

THE Palestinian Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, has warned Israeli authorities against violations at al-Aqsa Mosque in the occupied Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds, emphasising...

Chinese fury over Tory plan to kick Huawei out of UK!

‘WHETHER the UK can provide an open, fair and non-discriminatory business environment for Chinese companies is a litmus test for British markets after Brexit,...

COVID-19s BRUTAL IMPACT ON NHS says BMA leader Chaand Nagpaul

Thousands of cancer patients have not received the care they need and their conditions have worsened owing to the focus on Covid-19, the British...

GREEK RIOT POLICE ATTACK PROTEST! – thousands march against Police State...

FROM NICK AXARLIS IN ATHENS SCORES of Greek armed riot police attacked thousands of workers and students with tear-gas and noise-smoke grenades last Thursday night...

‘CULTURAL VANDALISM!’ Free TV licences for over-75s axed

‘TO HOBBLE the BBC in this way is, as one MP has already described, a piece of cultural vandalism. The government must face up...

Scrap Coronavirus Act – Liberty

Liberty is calling for the Coronavirus Act 2020 to be scrapped, highlighting that it contains sweeping powers that continue to threaten basic civil rights...

Fatah and Hamas unite to fight Israeli annexation plans

SECRETARY-GENERAL of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), Saeb Erekat, said on Sunday that the State of Palestine has been mobilising...

‘Annexation would exacerbate decades of systematic human rights violations’ – Amnesty

THE ISRAELI authorities must immediately abandon plans to further ‘annex’ territory in the occupied West Bank which breach international laws and exacerbate decades of...

1-metre rule abandoned when schools re-open! – parents to be fined...

THE ONE-METRE distancing rule is to be abandoned in schools when they open in September, the Tory government announced yesterday to the alarm of...

Tories refuse to repeal draconian corona laws

MORE THAN 50 people have been ‘unlawfully arrested’ under the ‘draconian’ Coronavirus Act, it emerged yesterday, yet the government are insisting that the laws...

SA education unions demand suspension of schooling – as 10,000 schools...

LESS than two weeks after schools re-opened in South Africa, there have been growing calls to suspend schooling as many schools have recorded positive...

Tories Want To Go From Starving Children To Pauperising Pensioners!

THIS week Tory prime minister Boris Johnson was forced to make a humiliating retreat over free school meals following a campaign led by the...

Rashford forces Tory U-turn over free school meals

OVER a million children suffering in dire poverty in the UK will now get free school meal vouchers during the holidays, after a successful...

Anti-racist protesters who deface statues could get 10 years under Tory...

ANTI-RACISM protesters who tear down, ‘deface’ or graffiti statues and monuments to imperialism face jail sentences of up to 10 years under a forthcoming...

BA Effectively Sacks 42,000!

UNITE yesterday welcomed a Scottish parliament motion lodged by Neil Findlay MSP drawing attention to the crisis facing BA workers. The company has served BA...

Palestinians rally in Ramallah against Israeli annexation plan

THOUSANDS of Palestinians rallied in downtown Ramallah on Monday against Israel’s intention to annex a large part of the occupied West Bank. Participants hoisted the...

Black Lives Matter: 60,000 Rally And March In London

SIXTY THOUSAND youth and older workers joined the Black Lives Matter march in London on Saturday, from Parliament Square to the Home Office, then...

Now’s the time to kick out Cummings and Tory government –...

IN A COMPLETELY unprecedented act of defiance Boris Johnson’s special advisor Dominic Cummings gave a press conference yesterday defending his conduct in breaking the...

Trump steps up his war against China! However the enemy of...

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has stepped up his war against China. Trump said on Thursday the United States ‘would react strongly if China imposes...

Tories declare war on the teachers! The TUC must join with...

THE HEADLINE of The Sunday Telegraph’s editorial yesterday is very much to the point. It insists: ‘The teaching unions must be defeated,’ and continues,...

Furlough scheme will be extended till October 31

THE FURLOUGH scheme, where currently 6.2 million workers who are not working during the coronavirus crisis are getting 80% of their wages paid by...

TUC And Right Wing Labour Are Supporting Driving Workers Back To...

PM JOHNSON’S drive to return workers to work, despite the coronavirus epidemic, announced in Parliament on Monday at 3.00pm has met with a split...

Johnson is risking a second spike – warns BMA – While...

‘SO WE ARE at real risk, without any coherence without any safeguards, that the infection could have a second surge,’ warned Chaand Nagpaul, Chair...

Iraq sets timetable for withdrawal of US troops

THE SPOKESMAN for the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces says the Baghdad government is serious about implementing the parliament’s resolution concerning the withdrawal...

Release All Political Prisoners In Turkey

TWENTY-FOUR rights groups have called on Turkey to release all those arbitrarily detained and imprisoned there simply for demanding basic human rights – and...

President Assad meets the Iranian Foreign Minister

SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad received Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and an accompanying delegation on Monday. At the start of the meeting, President al-Assad...

British surgeon training Palestinian doctors in complex limb reconstruction

BY PETER OBORNE & JAN-PETER WESTAD From Middle East Eye TERENCE English is a celebrated British surgeon. In 1979 he performed the first successful heart...

China shows the way to defeat the coronavirus plague – while...

THE creator of the Universal Credit onslaught against the working class and the poor, Iain Duncan Smith has launched an attack on China in...

WTO warns that a bigger crash than 2008 is on the...

THE WORLD Trade Organisation chief Roberto Azevedo said on Wednesday that the economic collapse and job losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic would be...

Johnson Will Use His Dictatorial Powers Against The Working Class!

THE DEBATE on the adjournment of Parliament for a month until April 21 took place immediately after the Tory emergency legislation passed though the...

Unite urges BA staff to accept pay cut

THE UNITE union has sent a ‘GSS UPDATE 17 SEPT’ to its below-wing ground staff members working at Heathrow to try and persuade them...