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Johnson Imposes Tier 3 On Manchester

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TORY PM Johnson announced yesterday the government will impose the strictest measures – a Tier 3 lockdown – on Manchester, despite Greater Manchester Mayor...

Israeli military demolishes Palestinian primary school

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THE ISRAELI military has demolished a European Union-funded Palestinian primary school in the central part of the occupied West Bank as the Tel Aviv...

Police and MI5 granted licence to kill by the Tories &...

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POLICE spies and MI5 operatives have been given the green light to commit crimes with impunity after an extremely controversial law was passed on...

SA National strike against wage cutting

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ON WORLD Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against ‘the winds of austerity blowing out the...

ANOTHER LOCKDOWN IS POSSIBLE! – says Professor Peter Horby

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IN A statement to Parliament today Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce a new three-tier lockdown system where each region in...

General Strike In South Africa

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BOTH COSATU (the Confederation of South African Trade Unions) and the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) have vowed to bring the country...

2,500 US troops have already left Iraq says Iraqi Premier

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THE Iraqi prime minister says as many as 2,500 US troops have left the country as part of agreements reached with Washington to enable...

Palestinian doctor on hunger strike in Maghaberry prison has been joined...

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BY FRA HUGHES IN WEST BELFAST BRITAIN has been involved in duplicity and skulduggery in Palestine from the secret signing of the Balfour agreement in...

Greek School Pupils Rise Up

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SEVERAL hundreds of secondary schools throughout Greece remain shut as school students refused to attend classes considering the Covid-19 government guidelines to be ineffective. Last...

TUC line up with CBI and Tory Chancellor Sunak to impose...

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ADDRESSING the Labour shadow secretary Anneliese Dodds, the Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday in the House of Commons: ‘I do stand ready to work...

TUC gives its full support to Sunak

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ADDRESSING the Labour shadow secretary Anneliese Dodds, the Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday in the House of Commons: ‘I do stand ready to work...

‘The US is blackmailing Palestinians to compromise on their rights’ says...

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PALESTINE Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh has accused the United States administration of pressuring and blackmailing the Palestinians to compromise on their national rights. Speaking at...

Patients to be turned away from A&E – Hancock outlines NHS...

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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

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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

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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’...

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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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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!

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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

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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’ –...

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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...

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‘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’ –...

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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!

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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?

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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

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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!

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‘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

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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...

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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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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...

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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!

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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

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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...

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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!

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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

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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

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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 –...

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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...