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THE SAFETY OF MATERNITY SERVICES UNDER SERIOUS THREAT says Royal College...

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THE SAFETY of maternity services is under serious threat, according to a new survey released by the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) on Tuesday. The...

INVESTIGATION INTO RAIL DEATHS ‘failure to protect staff over many years’

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AN INVESTIGATION released last week into the deaths in July 2019 of two railworkers at Magram, a suburb of Port Talbot in Wales, has...

Military Testing In Three Towns!

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THREE UK towns are to have hundreds of British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force military personnel mobilised onto their streets organising mass...

‘Closures Being Cynically Fast-Tracked’ Says Unite!

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THE CLOSURE of the Alexander Dennis (ADL) plant in Guildford this week after 125 years of vehicle building with the loss of 200 jobs...

Police Spies Infiltrated 1,000 Groups

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The public inquiry into the actions of police spies over several decades got underway on Monday and is expected to last for three years. Members...

2nd wave more deadly than first! Labour pledges to push through...

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DEATHS from coronavirus will be twice as high this winter than in the first wave of the pandemic, Tory PM Boris Johnson told Parliament...

Tory split deepens as demand to end ‘health and safety authoritarianism’...

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THE CRISIS gripping the British ruling class is being directly reflected in the splits that are tearing the Tory Party apart over how to...

Corona cases soar by 25% across UK!

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CORONAVIRUS infections have risen by 25% across the UK, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics, to more than 35,200...

Serco boasts of massive profits out of failed test and trace...

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OFFICIAL figures released last week revealed the total collapse of the Tories’ Test and Trace programme run by private companies. Analysis of these figures show...

Workers to get 67% of wages – bosses to get free...

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TORY CHANCELLOR Sunak set out yesterday more massive support for businesses forced to close by law, with much tighter virus rules expected in England...

‘PM Johnson’s promises are nothing more than hot air’ says GMB

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‘THE PRIME Minister’s promises are nothing more than hot air,’ the GMB trade union said in response to Boris Johnson’s speech to the virtual...

‘Heathrow Is Facing Complete Shutdown’ Says Unite

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‘ONE of the world’s largest airports is facing complete shutdown,’ the Unite union has warned, ‘as members of Unite prepare to ballot for strike...

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...

Forty universities infected by Covid

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AS MANY as 40 different universities around the UK have now reported corona cases as the virus sweeps through the education system. After the University...

Bankrupt British Bosses Declaring War On Workers, Students And Youth!

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THE UK government borrowed £35.9bn in August, which was £30.5bn more than it borrowed in August last year. Borrowing between April and August totalled...

Corona spreading through England’s school system!

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DESPITE warnings from unions the Tories re-opened schools last week, and now coronavirus has begun spreading through the school system across England. Five teachers at...

Scottish Schools Re-0Pening Failure

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DESPITE the Scottish experiment of opening schools in August proving to be a total failure, the Tories proceeded with the re-opening of schools in...

85,000 deaths across UK this winter predicted

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A LEAKED government report suggests a ‘reasonable worst case scenario’ of 85,000 deaths across the UK this winter due to Covid-19. The document also says...

NHS staff from overseas paying extortionate visa fees

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PUBLIC sector union Unison says the UK immigration system has never been smooth to navigate. The Home Office is infamous for its extortionate fees...

Unite Pleads With Tories To Extend Job Retention Scheme!

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UNITE and over 100 MPs have joined forces to plead with Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend the job retention scheme (JRS) for the aviation...

230,000 tenants face eviction as ban ends this weekend – Only...

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ON SATURDAY the ban on evicting tenants in England and Wales, introduced by the Tories at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, is due...

Tories forced to U-turn on downgraded results

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‘WE REALISE that we had taken the wrong road and that we needed to change course,’ Roger Taylor, chair of The Office of Qualifications...

Downgraded! – A-Level Results Outrage

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AS A-LEVEL results came in yesterday morning head teachers warned that lowered grades are ‘unfair and unfathomable’ while teachers said that the results were...

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...

‘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...

UK’s 63,000 excess deaths during coronavirus: the highest in Europe!

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THE UK has had over 63,000 excess deaths during the coronavirus pandemic, the highest in Europe. The Office of National Statistics, (ONS) calculates excess deaths...

‘Brutal impact of Covid-19 on our healthcare services has been laid...

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NHS STATISTICS highlight the ‘brutal impact’ of Covid-19 on healthcare services and patient care, doctor’s union the BMA said. Responding to the latest NHS performance...

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...

No bailout of capitalism – expropriate the main industries and banks!

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YESTERDAY the UK’s three biggest airlines launched legal proceedings in a bid to overturn the government’s new quarantine rules that require air passengers from...

US police murder of George Floyd is part of a war...

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THE WORKING class internationally has risen up in anger over the police murder of George Floyd in the US. The burning issue over police...

Pandemic 2018 simulation warnings totally ignored!

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AN EXERCISE simulating a coronavirus outbreak in Scotland, which was shared with a UK government advisory group in 2018, showed a ‘clear gap’ in...

Go to work tomorrow! says Johnson – but don’t use public...

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‘WE SAID you should work from home if you can and if you can’t work from home not to work. We have now changed...

Lift lockdown now and our members will refuse to work

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‘THE GOVERNMENT is trying to say: “You take the risk to the staff, and you take the risk to the passengers, it is on...

HEALTHCARE WORKERS RISKING LIVES! – without ‘death in service’ benefits guaranteed...

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THE BMA (British Medical Association) said yesterday that ‘frustration grows’ over the government’s failure to guarantee that the families of healthcare workers who lose...

Wildcat Postal Strikes

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WILDCAT strikes by postal workers at three Scottish sorting offices over serious health and safety issues has forced Royal Mail to change its policy...

LONDON NEEDS TEN TIMES MORE INTENSIVE CARE BEDS says Mayor LONDON

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Mayor Sadiq Khan told the BBC evening news on March 30th that despite the new ‘NHS Nightingale hospital’ potentially providing space for 4,000 beds,...

‘The Covid-19 Outbreak Is The Biggest Public Health Challenge For A...

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IN LIGHT of the coronavirus pandemic leaseholders who live in buildings clad in the same flammable material which rapidly spread the Grenfell Tower Fire...

Tory-Tuc Pay & Jobs Deal!

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‘CAN I put on record my thanks to the Trades Union Congress (TUC), the CBI, and other business groups,’ Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak said...

‘Stay Off Work From Next Monday’ Say Neu Leaders!

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MANY schools across the UK will not be able to remain open past the end of the week, say teachers’ leaders. ASCL general secretary Geoff...

Coronavirus–10,000 troops on the streets!

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‘OPERATION Broadshare’ has been launched by the military to put 10,000 troops on the streets. The military said that it will work alongside the...

Chancellor warns of ‘significant disruption!’

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a £30bn Budget package to try to keep UK capitalism from being bankrupted and broken apart by the...

NHS ‘safe staffing forum’ demands minimum legal safe staffing level!

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SIXTY Unison nursing delegates gathered in Warwick last week for the ‘safe staffing forum’ in which the worforce crisis in the NHS was discussed....

Assange ‘deprived of human dignity as a defendant’ says Craig Murray,...

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NEWS LINE is pleased to publish the following eyewitness account from Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan, of part of the extradition hearing...

London Bus Privateers Must Stop ‘Race To The Bottom’ Or Face...

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UNLESS London bus privateers stop the ‘race to the bottom’ and cease their onslaught on working conditions all-out strike action will swiftly ensue, Unite...

Nurses Are Undervalued Both In Status And In Pay

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Nursing is undervalued both in status and pay and until both are enhanced the UK will continue to experience severe nursing shortages, according to...