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Removing 2-metre rule risks second wave warn unions

DESPITE announcing yesterday a seven-day rolling average of 130 people a day dying from Covid-19, Tory PM Johnson announced measures to ‘safely ease the...

SAFTU honours memory of Soweto youth 1976

AS SAFTU (the South African Federation of Trade Unions) honours the memory of the youth of Soweto 1976 – and as the Black Lives...

‘Tories Continuing Fire Service Cuts While They Are Asking People To...

‘THE PRIME Minister and government ministers are asking people to clap for frontline workers on Thursdays – while their policies continue gutting frontline services,’...

‘STOP LOOTING OUR PENSIONS!’ – demands FBU, PCS, GMB and POA

THE POA has joined the FBU, PCS and GMB in a Legal Challenge to ‘stop the looting of their pensions!’ The POA, along with the...

Trade union leaders divided over Tory Budget!

THE TRADE union leaders are divided over the Tory Budget. ‘Today’s Budget u-turn on spending is long overdue’ says the TUC, forging a partnership with...

The raging coronavirus crisis is smashing up the worldwide capitalist economy!

ON FRIDAY £60 billion was wiped off the UK’s leading companies. The FTSE 100 plunged by 3.62%. In the US a rate cut saw...

Youth Rise Up Against Capitalism

A THOUSAND school youth walked out of classes yesterday to join the mass protest in Parliament Square, furious at how capitalism is destroying the...

Universal Credit can’t be fixed: Abolish it along with the Tories!

THE TORY government suffered a defeat in the courts this week when the court of appeal dismissed a challenge by the Department for Work...

Re-Open Maternity & Children’s Ward Demands Picket

‘RE-OPEN maternity! Re-open Children’s Ward! Save Ealing Hospital!’ rang out early yesterday morning as over 50 people joined the mass Xmas picket of Ealing...

Answer Johnson’s war on the right to strike with a general...

HOURS after winning the December 12 election, Tory leader Johnson at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in central London announced that ‘We now speak...

Unions unite to defend RIGHT TO STRIKE!

OVER one hundred RMT members, along with members of the PCS, UCU and Unite rallied outside Parliament yesterday to defend the right to strike. This...

Tories declare war on trade unions – defend the right to...

TODAY’S Queen’s speech includes plans by the Tories to make all-out strikes by rail unions and other transport workers illegal. Tory transport secretary Grant Shapps...

Museum workers strike across UK

STAFF from top science museums around the country launched strike action yesterday to demand the Living Wage. The dispute involves tourist attractions, including London’s Science...

Russia Behind the Camera: Archives, Art and Revolution

Film making in Russia – a masterclass by Margy Kinmonth  at Pushkin House   DOCUMENTARY film maker Margy Kinmonth gave a masterclass on the theme of...

Turkish invasion escalates! – condemned by 13 UK unions

ON THE SECOND day of the Turkish invasion of Syria, after a massive bombing raid striking northern Syria over 180 times, killing at least...

Brixton Public Meeting: Quit EU on October 31! – October 16th,...

News Line & Workers Revolutionary Party Public meetings: Trade unions must act to make sure we quit EU on October 31st! For a workers government and...

Tottenham Public Meeting: Quit EU on October 31! – October 23rd,...

News Line & Workers Revolutionary Party Public meetings: Trade unions must act to make sure we quit EU on October 31st! For a workers government and...

Hammersmith Public Meeting: Quit EU on October 31! – October 23rd,...

News Line & Workers Revolutionary Party Public meetings: Trade unions must act to make sure we quit EU on October 31st! For a workers government and...

Peckham Public Meeting: Quit EU in October! – October 24th, 2019

News Line & Workers Revolutionary Party Public meetings: Trade unions must act to make sure we quit EU on October 31st! For a workers government and...

Southall Public Meeting: Quit EU on October 31! – October 24th,...

News Line & Workers Revolutionary Party Public meetings: Trade unions must act to make sure we quit EU on October 31st! For a workers government and...

World Climate Strike!

MILLIONS of youth supported by trade unionists walked out of their schools, colleges and universities yesterday, in one hundred and fifty countries across the...

Social housing landlords deny homeless access to properties

HOMELESS people are being routinely ‘screened out’ and denied access to social housing by social landlords because they are deemed ‘too poor or vulnerable...

PCS Calls For Universal Credit To Be Smashed!

‘THROUGH our Universal Credit Fact Versus Fiction campaign, PCS is exposing the massive problems with a system that we say needs to be scrapped...

Balham PCS Strike Ballot Is Called!

STAFF at Balham benefit centre are being balloted for strike action having been told that their office is due to close on 31 December. This...

Government Workers Marching Today!

WORKERS from three separate government departments, some of them engaged in indefinite strike action, will hold a joint demonstration and march through central London...

BEIS indefinite strike!

OVER 20 PCS catering workers at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), working for contractor Aramark, walked out on indefinite strike...

PALESTINE WILL BE FREE! – Message from PALEXPO July 6th &...

THOUSANDS turned out over the weekend and packed the main auditorium sections at the Olympia Stadium, London for the PALEXPO exhibition to boost the...

EU and the US ruling classes are the enemy of the...

A CHARITY rescue vessel, the Alex, on Saturday brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port in Lampedusa. This is the second boat to defy Italy’s...

GREECE GENERAL ELECTION JULY 7th –after 4 years of EU-imposed austerity...

A GENERAL election is to be held in Greece on Sunday 7th July with the right-wing New Democracy party seemingly heading for a comfortable...

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...

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...