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200-Strong Picket Supports Gate Gourmet Locked-Out Workers

TWO hundred people joined a mass picket by the locked-out Gate Gourmet workers at Heathrow, six months after the 700-strong workforce at the airline...

Join Our Mass Picket Today!

‘WE appeal to all Transport and General Workers Union branches and workers and the whole trade union movement to come to our support,’ Gate...

Delphi workers rally against cuts in jobs, pay and healthcare!

UAW members in Flint, Michigan, announced last Tuesday they will be marching through the town against Delphi autoparts maker’s attack on their pay, healthcare...

Belfast Cwu – Still Out!

Striking Belfast postal workers yesterday told union representatives that they are not going back to work. Communications Workers Union spokesman, Owen Davey, said after...

Scottish Power – huge profits and huge price rises

SCOTTISH Power has just reported a 95 per cent leap in its profits. It also warned its 5.2 million customers to prepare for a...

24,000 Jobs Under Threat

Over 24,000 manufacturing jobs are at risk over the next three months as UK firms struggle with falling orders, bosses warned yesterday. The latest Regional...

WAR AN OPTION – Rumsfeld declares on Iran

United States defence secretary Donald Rumsfeld said yesterday that the military option against Iran was ‘on the table’. He said this would be...

To deal with MRSA – end NHS privatisation!

MRSA is now linked to nearly 1,000 deaths each year in NHS hospitals. There is no doubt that it is a product of the...

Workers Of The World Unite Against Imperialism

THE sight of Danish embassies burning in Beirut and Damascus leaves no doubt as to the depth of anger of Muslim people at the...

Tigers Reject Talks

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) have rejected Sri Lankan government proposed peace talks in Geneva, following reports of abductions of pro-Tiger aid...

Afghan nightmare for British troops

COLONEL Gordon Messenger, in charge of the future deployment of British troops in the Helmand region of Afghanistan, was putting a brave face on...

Sign deal to get hardship money says Woodley

Gate Gourmet locked out workers lobbied the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) executive meeting at Transport House, central London yesterday, to demand the...

Russian & Chinese Stalinists support US threats against Iran

THE Chinese and Russian representatives at a meeting of the five permanent members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council and Germany on...

STOP TEARING NHS APART! – UNISON tells Blair and Hewitt

UNISON has called on Health Secretary Hewitt to ‘stop tearing the NHS apart’. Speaking ahead of yesterday’s publication of the government’s health White Paper, the...

Kelly forges ahead with schools’ privatisation

AMID media speculation that Blair’s government is willing to compromise on plans for independent ‘trust schools’, contained in next month’s Education Bill, the reality...

‘WE WILL WIN!’ – call for support at News Line-Gate Gourmet...

‘WE MUST not allow the Gate Gourmet workers to be starved. ‘The whole trade union movement must rally round and provide the funds and make...

Turning a blind eye is ‘collaborating with abuses’ – Amnesty warning...

HUMAN rights group Amnesty International has welcomed the call for European governments to cooperate fully with an investigation into ‘extraordinary rendition’ and secret...

Gate Gourmet workers support PCS strikers

‘OUR conference will show the whole trade union movement that what the TGWU leadership has done to us is wrong,’ locked out Gate Gourmet...

Huge $8.6bn loss at General Motors

GENERAL Motors (GM) bosses admitted on Thursday that their losses for 2005 were $8.6bn, their largest since 1992 when the board of directors was...

Hamas election win – a victory for resistance

HAMAS (Islamic Resistance Movement) won a resounding victory in Wednesday’s general election securing 76 seats in the 132-seat Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), on the...

Britain Accused Of Terrorism!

The Iranian government yesterday accused Britain of organising and equipping bombers who killed eight people in attacks in the south-western city of...

Gate Gourmet Pickets Join Terminal 5 Strikers

WHILST out campaigning yesterday, Gate Gourmet workers, now locked out for almost six months, spoke out very angrily about the unsigned letter just received...

Gg Workers Step Up Campaign

LOCKED out Gate Gourmet workers visited Hillingdon Civic Centre, the Uxbridge library, Uxbridge bus garage, Uxbridge tube and Brunel University yesterday, to campaign for...

EU imposes financial crisis on the Palestinians

FACING an imposed ‘suffocating financial crisis,’ Palestinian officials have made no immediate comment yet on an EU decision on Tuesday to suspend 35 million...

Support Iran’s right to a nuclear programme

YESTERDAY in London, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany, met to discuss hauling Iran in front of the Security...

US unions take action on Martin Luther King Day

Teamsters union sanitation worker members in the US capital are launching a campaign against Waste Management on Martin Luther King Day, today. Nearly 100 Washington,...

GG– great support in Southall

LOCKED-out Gate Gourmet workers were out campaigning at the weekend for their mass picket next Sunday and their conference in London on Sunday January...

No Military Action Against Iran – At This Point Says...

BRITAIN’S Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, has just revealed the policy of the British government on Iraq – or has he? He said that Iran...

£5.96bn TRADE GAP

The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold at 4.5 per cent yesterday, as latest official figures showed Britain suffered a new record...

Blair proclaims summary justice for the masses

ON TUESDAY Prime Minister Blair began his ‘genuine intellectual debate about the nature of liberty in a modern developed society such as our own.’ ...

Ahern Attacks Irish Unions

IRISH Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Bertie Ahern has told the trade unions it would be ‘reckless’ of them to seek a 10 per cent pay...

MORE PRIVATISATION THREAT TO NHS – warn MPs

Health unions yesterday welcomed MPs’ condemnation of the government’s plans to break up and privatise primary care services. A report published by the House of...

‘Summary Powers!’

Prime Minister Blair yesterday unveiled his viciously anti-working class ‘Respect Action Plan’ at a press conference. Announcing his ‘ActionPlan’ Blair said: ‘Anti-Social Behaviour law imposed...

Gate Gourmet locked-out workers win support

LOCKED out Gate Gourmet workers, fighting for reinstatement on their original terms and conditions, had a successful day of campaigning yesterday for their...

SAFETY RULES BROKEN says RMT leader Bob Crow

‘There was chaos on the Underground this morning,’ rail union RMT general secretary Bob Crow said yesterday. Commenting on the 24-hour strike by 4,000 RMT...

RMT OUT SOLID! – after LUL board scuppers peace formula

‘We anticipate the London Underground strike will be solid as it was last time’, rail union RMT said yesterday. A RMT spokesman told News Line:...

Khaddam Calls For Syrian Uprising

THE former Syrian Vice-President, Abdul Halim Khaddam, set himself up as a would-be Quisling for President Bush yesterday, after he called for a...

Blair’s not going anywhere – except over to the Tories

PRIME Minister Blair, speaking to one of his major supporters, Murdoch’s Sun newspaper yesterday, spelt out that he was not going into early retirement...

SAVAGE CUTS – coming to Norfolk County Fire Service

Norfolk County Fire Service faces savage cuts as a result of the County Council being starved of cash in the Blair government’s ...

The Untold Hostage Story

On Thursday morning, 29th December 2005, I received a short SMS from Muntasser Abdel Rahim, 26, Medical Relief Society Ambulance driver in Jenin. ...

Sharon Dying – Palestinian Revolution Lives!

ARIEL Sharon, the arch Zionist Israeli prime minister, who has spent his whole life killing Arabs, is fighting for his life in a Jerusalem...

‘The Christians of Palestine are partners in the one homeland’ says...

The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, launched its campaign for the Palestinian elections on Tuesday, in defiance of Israeli attempts to bar the movement from...

‘WE WANT ANSWERS!’ say furious West Virginia mining families

US miners’ families’ relief turned to fury yesterday when they heard that only one of 12 trapped miners was alive when their bodies were...

‘We continue to picket, despite the cold!’

Locked Out Gate Gourmet workers are calling on all trade unionists to attend their Conference in London on Sunday the 29th of January. More than...

ELECTIONS MUST GO AHEAD – insist Hamas

Palestinian Islamic liberation movement Hamas has declared: ‘No to killing, banditry, and the policy of kidnapping foreigners’. In a statement posted on the Palestinian Information...

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,...