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NI Nursing Strike Actions Continue

THE DIRECTOR of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) says she has not had enough reassurance about safe staffing to propose an end to...

‘Release database of businesses engaged in Israel’s illegal settlements –Palestinians demand...

The Ramallah-based Al-Haq human rights organisation on Tuesday called on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to release the long-overdue...

‘FREE ASSANGE’ – demands demo outside Westminster Magistrates Court hearing yesterday

‘FREE Julian Assange!’ demanded a mass protest outside Westminster Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning while inside, the head of WikiLeaks won the right for extra...

250 million strong India strike!

OVER 250 million workers staged a day-long general strike in India last Wednesday, and demonstrated their opposition to the government of Narendra Modi. Banking and...

France rises up against Macron – Doctors, nurses lawyers and teachers...

FRENCH doctors, nurses, lawyers and teachers were among the millions on the march yesterday joining the 36th day of transport workers strike action, bringing...

World Bank Report – capitalism  stands on brink of financial crash

THE WORLD stands on the brink of a financial crash according to the latest biannual Global Economic Prospects report from the World Bank. This warns...

High-School Student occupations postpone exams promoting inequality

PROTESTS and the occupation of schools marked the beginning of the week in Chile, where the University Selection Test (PSU, in Spanish) was scheduled...

Ireland A&E overcrowding causing ambulance chaos – SIPTU organises industrial action...

SIPTU has warned that the overcrowding crisis in hospital emergency departments is causing chaos for ambulance professionals across the Republic of Ireland. The union has...

Tories ask Iraq ‘let UK troops remain!’

JOHNSON’S Tory government has urged Iraq to allow UK troops to stay in the country following the US assassination of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. Soleimani...

Syria Condemns US Terrorist Airstrikes!

SYRIA on Friday condemned ‘the US criminal aggression’ which Qassemled to the martyrdom of the leader of al-Quds Failaq, Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani...

Nationwide general strike in India Wed January 8th ‘DOWN WITH MODI!’

A GENERAL strike is set to take place in India on January 8 against the ‘anti-worker, anti-people, anti-national policies’ of the country’s Narendra Modi...

2.7% Fare Hike – Amidst Rail Chaos

COMMUTERS were up in arms yesterday as above inflation 2.7% increases in rail fares set in, while services across the country have been in...

SYRIA AND IRAN ‘IN ONE WAR’ AGAINST TERRORISM – WikiLeaks reveals...

‘MY VISIT to Syria comes in the framework of the political meetings which are held periodically with Syrian officials to discuss and follow the...

Iraqis storm US embassy

HUNDREDS of Iraqi members of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) and their supporters stormed the US embassy in Baghdad for the second day in...

WORKING CLASS MUST TAKE POWER IN 2020! New Year’s Day...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2020 to all our readers, and to the working class, youth and the poor who...

FORWARD TO SOCIALISM IN 2020! – urges the SAFTU federation

THE News Line is pleased to reproduce the Christmas and New Year statement by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), edited for...

Netanyahu’s ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ – He Still Faces Criminal Charges And The...

ISRAELI Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has claimed a ‘huge win’ in a vote that challenged his leadership of the Likud party. Netanyahu secured 72.5%...

After Criminal Court decision Netanyahu cancels meeting over applying Israeli sovereignty...

ISRAEL has reportedly halted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex the Jordan Valley in the wake of last week’s decision by the International...

1,800 will spend Christmas in an immigration detention centre!

UK GOVERNMENT figures show that over 1,800 people in Britain will spend the Christmas holiday incarcerated in immigration detention centres, prompting calls to end...

Israeli War Criminals Must Now Face Arrest, Detention, And Trial By...

THE US, Israel’s major backer and armer, has condemned the International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to launch a full investigation into Israeli war crimes. In...

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...

‘Day of Rage!’ Mass pension strike shuts France down!

FRANCE was totally paralysed yesterday with flights, trains, the Metro and buses all cancelled during the mass ‘Day of Rage’ over President Emmanuel Macron’s...

Forcing Boeing to halt 737 Max production threatens to crash US...

THE GIANT US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has finally called a halt to all production of its 737 Max aircraft after the Federal Aviation Administration...

Algerians Boycott Presidential Election

On 12 December Algerians went to the polls to elect a new president – or did they? Millions boycotted the election, which they saw...

NHS ‘RECONFIGURATION’ IS CLOSING HOSPITALS! – GP role being changed from...

THE NHS was a key issue in the general election. US-HMO-style (Health Maintenance Organisations) integrated care systems are being set up all over England. Provided largely...

Israel Bars Gaza Christians From Holy Sites This Xmas In...

CHRISTIANS from the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy sites in Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year, the so-called...

Netanyahu’s crisis deepens! – remains Premier but relinquishes positions

ISRAELI Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to relinquish the four ministerial positions he currently holds in the face of his indictment on charges...

The Massive Human Price Of Boeing’s Profits – The Only Solution...

THE US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which has the responsibility for aircraft safety, did nothing to ground Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft despite their own...

Turkey-Libya Deal On Maritime Boundaries And Military Cooperation Alarms Greece &...

TURKEY and Libya have begun implementing agreements on maritime boundaries and military cooperation – inciting an angry reaction from Greece which insists that the...

China rejects all Israeli measures aimed at annexing the Jordan Valley...

CHINA’S new special envoy on Middle East affairs, ambassador Zhai Jun, confirmed today his country’s rejection of all Israeli measures aimed at annexing the...

Tens Of Thousands March Against Athens Riot Police

TENS of thousands of school and university students demonstrated last Friday in Athens and in all Greek major cities against the oppression and violence...

Forward with the French, British and German workers to bring down...

WITH millions of workers and youth on strike or taking to the streets, where they have been joined by the masses of the Yellow...

FRANCE PARALYSED BY GENERAL STRIKE! – as workers defend pensions

FRANCE is paralysed by a nationwide general strike by transport workers, teachers and other trade unions, supported by the mass of the working population. This...

French General Strike As Working Class Defends Its Pension Rights Against...

FRANCE yesterday was paralysed by a general strike called by the trade unions in response to the attempts by the government of president Macron...

Striking Catering Workers Arrested Across USA!

STRIKING catering workers employed by LSG Sky Chefs and Gate Gourmet were arrested at airports across the United States on November 26 as they...

Iranian Navy to hold joint war games with Russia and China...

THE COMMANDER of the Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, announced on Tuesday that his country’s naval forces are due to hold joint war...

AMAZON MUST BE NATIONALISED! – WRP’s Leff tells HQ rally

‘AMAZON and all companies and industries must be nationalised and put under public ownership,’ Jonty Leff, Workers Revolutionary Party candidate for Hackney South and...

Long live the Iraqi, Lebanese and Palestinian revolutions! Drive the imperialists...

IRAQI government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi told the official Iraqi News Agency on Saturday that the authorities are going to issue arrest warrants for a...

Ramaphosa is under fire for sacking twenty-two farm workers!

PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa might soon find himself embroiled in a Labour Court battle as Food and Allied Workers Union (Fawu) is set to take...

Unions For Cuba Conference

ON Saturday 2 November, more than 200 trade unionists and activists attended CSC’s Unions for Cuba conference at the NEU headquarters in London. The largest...

West Bank Explodes As Abu Diyak Dies In Israeli Jail!

HEEDING the calls by political factions, mainly President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement, thousands of Palestinians rallied in several West Bank city centres to protest...

‘A Revolution In Britain Will Be A Decisive Step In The...

‘THIS ISN’T a general election, it’s a general strike building up,’ News Line editor Jonty Leff told Sunday’s powerful over 100-strong News Line Anniversary...

Celebrate the News Line and build the WRP to bring in...

JONTY LEFF News Line editor told the News Line 50th Anniversary Rally, ‘TODAY we celebrate 50 years of the News Line, the only daily...

‘Blatant act of annexation’ – Ashrawi slams Israeli ‘nature reserve’ land...

ISRAEL is creating ‘nature reserves’ in the occupied West Bank and this is ‘a blatant act of annexation and land theft that violates international...