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Corona spreading through England’s school system!

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

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

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

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!

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...

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

‘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

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!

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

‘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!

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...

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!

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!

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...

Pandemic 2018 simulation warnings totally ignored!

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

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

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

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

‘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

‘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...

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

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

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...

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!

‘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!

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!

‘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!’

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!

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,...

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...

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

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

Workers forced into debt and facing jail to keep the banks...

T EMERGED yesterday that the number of debt repayment orders issued by the courts last year reached a record level of 1.15 million. These official...

Doctors Pensions Victory – Presumption Of Guilt Proposal Is Outlawed By...

THE BMA doctors’ union secured a high court victory on Friday over controversial changes made by the Tory secretary of state for health and...

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...

Labour split over Scottish Referendum!

SCOTTISH Labour may hold a special conference in the spring to decide whether to change its stance on supporting a second Scottish independence referendum. The...

Labour Paying Price For Its Betrayal! Time To Join And Build...

REBECCA Long-Bailey is the latest candidate to join the squad of failures seeking to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, after the party’s rout...

36,876 paid less than minimum wage in Scotland!

NEARLY 37,000 people in Scotland were paid less than the statutory minimum wage last year, while employers across the UK owe workers an average...

RAIL CHAOS AFTER NEW TIMETABLE IMPOSED – TSSA calls for renationalisation

RAIL CHAOS rapidly spread across the length and breadth of the UK as new train timetables coming into force yesterday hit serious problems, leaving...

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...

Bolton Blaze Shows That Tackling Cladding Is A Life And Death...

THE CLADDING (HPL) that encased the Bolton students’ accommodation block that was engulfed in flames last week was found, after examination by scientists, to...

Tory And Labour Leaders Reveal Their Feet Of Clay In Their...

THE TORY and Labour Party leaders, Johnson and Corbyn, revealed their feet of clay during their first general election debate on Tuesday night, when...

Farage Won’t Stand Against Tories

THE Brexit Party, led by Nigel Farage, announced on Monday that it will not be standing candidates in the 317 seats won by the...

Doctors warn of worst-ever winter crisis!

THE President of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, Dr Katherine Henderson, has urged hospital boards to ‘take immediate action’ to reduce crowding in...

McDonnell pledges £500bn investment – as deputy leader Watson quits

‘WE STAND in the best tradition of British socialism,’ Shadow Chancellor Labour’s John McDonnell said to cheers, outlining yesterday Labour’s economic policy for the...

JUDGE LABOUR ON CHANGE IT DELIVERS – says Corbyn

IN a speech in Telford yesterday, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, urged that ‘his government’ should be judged on the ‘real change’...

CORBYN OUTLINES BREXIT STRATEGY: 2nd referendum: new Labour deal with EU...

‘A VOTE for Johnson’s Conservatives is a vote to betray our NHS in a sell-out to Trump,’ Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said yesterday launching...

TORIES IMPOSE £10,000 FINES! – and make appeal for informers

THE TORY government is imposing a new legal duty to ‘self-isolate’ if instructed to do so by ‘NHS Test and Trace’ from next Monday,...