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Zane Gbangbola–tragically killed by Hydrogen Cyanide – implications for Grenfell toxicity...

News Line is pleased to reproduce a heartbreaking and moving account of a single family’s call for justice and their support for the families...

From the River to the Sea Palestine will be free! –...

PALESTINIAN heroine Ahed Tamimi was introduced to the cheering crowd at the end of the 10,000-strong march to 10 Downing Street marking Nakba Day...

NUJ addresses May Day in Ramallah

THE HEAD of the National Union of Journalists in the UK, Michelle Stanistreet, visited Ramallah in Palestine on May Day, reinforcing the unity between...

3rd day of BEIS strike 100% solid

PCS CATERING workers at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), working for contractor Aramark were in confident mood on the third...

STOP SPYING ON WORKERS – demands GMB after Churchill ‘location tracking’

Churchill Security is based in Chorley and employs more than 160 people in the UK, including Cardiff Bay, Cheltenham, Watford, Milton Keynes, Bromley, Abingdon...

Thousands turn out to save Honda car factory!

SWINDON residents turned out in their thousands on Saturday’s march to save the Honda car factory and stop its closure. There were 6,000 on the...

Civil servants stop Ealing Tax Office

TWO HUNDRED civil servants employed at the International House Tax Office in Ealing Broadway west London went on strike yesterday, determined to defend their...

PCS Universal Credit strike ballot

PUBLIC and Commercial Services (PCS) union members working in Universal Credit are voting on whether to take strike action over workloads and staff recruitment. The...

RCN demanding £1bn investment in student funding!

‘LARGE-SCALE action’ is required, leading NHS trade unions are warning this week, as official NHS figures have exposed the fact that workers today face...

Palace Gardeners’ strike action

ANGRY GMB and PCS members working for Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) were on picket lines outside Hampton Court Palace and the Tower of London...

BEIS STRIKERS Demand Living Wage

STRIKING PCS members at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) were joined on the picket line early yesterday morning by their...

Macron Pledges To Keep French Forces In Syria

PRESIDENT Emmanuel Macron says France will keep its forces in Syria and remain ‘militarily engaged’ in the Middle East despite US plans to withdraw...

Unite Demand ‘Immediate Criminal Investigation’ Into Carillion

THE OUTRAGE of a West Midlands NHS Trust now facing a massive bill of some £400 million has led to Unite, one of the...

95% of RCM members in north of Ireland vote for strike...

ALMOST 95% of RCM members in Northern Ireland who responded to a consultation about industrial action, including strike action, over pay conditions have voted...

ARREST AND PROSECUTE SAUDI CROWN PRINCE – Human Rights Watch urge...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has formally requested Argentine judicial authorities to use a domestic constitutional clause to arrest and prosecute Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...

Tories plan to replace national pay bargaining for public sector workers...

THE TORIES are determined to put an end to trade union-negotiated across the board pay increases for all public sector workers and replace national...

REMOVE FLAMMABLE CLADDING IMMEDIATELY – demand Fuel Poverty Action campaigners

At a demonstration outside the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government on Wednesday, Fuel Poverty Action handed in a letter to the Secretary...

Universal Credit– Claimants Suffering

THE PUBLIC and Commercial Services Union (PCS) yesterday accused the government of being ‘complicit in the suffering’ of Universal Credit claimants, labelling the system...

ALL Greek state-owned properties handed over to EU-IMF control

Every single Greek state-owned building is being passed by the government over to the EU-IMF controlled EESYP (Greek Properties Company) to pay back...

‘Call general strike!’ WRP & YS TUC lobby demands • Break...

LARGE numbers of delegates stopped at the WRP and Young Socialists lobby of the opening day of the TUC Congress in Manchester on Sunday....

‘WE WANT GENERAL ELECTION NOT A SECOND REFERENDUM’ – TUC delegates...

TUC DELEGATES on the opening day of their Congress in Manchester yesterday, were lobbied by a large delegation of WRP and YS members...

Drive To Recover Stolen Syrian Antiquities!

SYRIA’S Head of the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums, Mahmoud Hamoud, said that the Directorate is filing a file for stolen antiquities to...

NHS 70 years on battles for funding

ON JUNE 30th, hundreds of thousands of people will be marching to celebrate and defend our National Health Service. The NHS is facing many problems...

‘We are going to hound you out!’ – FBU’s message to...

‘OUR MESSAGE to May and the Tories is: We are going to hound you out! Justice for Grenfell!’ Lucy Masood, FBU, said, to the...

No cuts to museums & galleries!

THE PCS (Public and Commercial Services Union) is holding a rally in parliament from 6.30pm next Wednesday, 9 May, to highlight how jobs and...

May Day Marchers Demand ‘Kick The Tories Out!’

THE LONDON May Day Rally of over 5,000 workers, trade unionists, students and youth marched from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square in central London...

‘VICTORY TO PALESTINE!’ – shout May Day marchers

MORE than 5,000 trade unionists, workers, students and youth marched from Clerkenwell Green to Trafalgar Square on the London May Day March yesterday...

‘TAKE US BACK IN-HOUSE!’ – demand British Museum workers

BRITISH Museum cleaners, porters and security staff, who used to be employed by collapsed contractor Carillion, are demanding that they are brought back in-house...

REFUGEES ARE WELCOME HERE! – 10,000 March against racism in London

‘REFUGEES are welcome here!’ shouted over 10,000 protesters on a March Against Racism through central London on Saturday. Labour’s shadow home secretary, Diane Abbott,...

Lecturers more resolute than ever

STUDENTS and other supporters at the University of Sheffield rallied outside Firth Court yesterday and welcomed Chris Townsend, representing the three-day-old student occupation of...

Half a million children of public servants condemned to poverty by...

550,000 CHILDREN (1 in 7) with a parent working in the public sector will be forced to live in poverty by the end of...

Kick Tories Out–To Defend NHS! Demand 20,000 Marchers!

MORE than 20,000 nurses, health workers, trade unionists, workers, students and youth marched on Downing Street on Saturday afternoon to demand TUC action to...

PCS demands 5% pay rise

CIVIL servants’ union PCS has called for urgent talks with the Cabinet Office over its 2018 pay claim which calls for a fully-funded 5%...

Carillion liquidated! – Re-nationalise all services demand unions

THE BOMBSHELL announcement yesterday morning that Carillion had gone into liquidation had immediate and devastating consequences for the 20,000 workers employed by the private...

War on homeless must be answered with a revolution against the...

A WAR on homeless people has begun, with moves to make begging illegal, effectively criminalising poverty, while using the police to drive homeless people...

‘Budget does nothing to ease biggest squeeze ever!’ – unions slam...

TODAY’S Budget is far from the ‘game-changer’ the country needs and will do little to ease the biggest squeeze in living standards the country...

‘Drop commitment to Trident and save £205bn’ – McDonnell urged!

THE Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) yesterday supported the call by Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell for ‘an emergency Budget for our public services’. The...

20,000 Workers & Youth March To ‘Make It Right’ For Palestine!

OVER 20,000 workers and youth along with Palestinians living in the UK, marched through the streets of London on Saturday to ‘Make it Right...

New Art For A New World

‘LENIN started out from a position that Art is the most powerful means of political propaganda for the triumph of the Socialist cause,’ Margy...

SPEAK UP CORBYN – urged to condemn Labour council

TWO THOUSAND Birmingham binmen and their supporters from all over the country demonstrated yesterday in a Unite national rally in Victoria Square in front...

Tories throw down gauntlet! – separate pay awards for police &...

IN A SLAP in the face for the TUC Congress, the Tory government yesterday announced pay rises for police and prison officers, while leaving...

‘NO MORE PRESSING ISSUE THAN PAY’ says Prentis – Unite, Unison...

OPENING the public sector pay debate at the 149th Trades Union Congress in Brighton on Monday afternoon, Unison general secretary Dave Prentis moved composite...

Grenfell–Never Again!

THE TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady yesterday welcomed six emergency workers to Congress who had been involved in the Manchester, Westminster and Finsbury...

RMT Opposes General Council’s Statement On The Single Market

THE first session of the TUC Congress, on Sunday afternoon in Brighton saw a division over the General Council statement on Brexit and Composite...

Congress must call general strike to bring down the Tories and...

THE TUC meets in Brighton this week for its most vital Congress in living memory. It meets at a time when the working class...

Dr Bawa-Garba victory –‘a defining moment’

DR BAWA-GARBA’s victory, in reversing the General Medical Council’s decision to strike her off the medical register over the death of a patient was...