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US-UK officially warn Iran about interfering in Iraq

BRITAIN and the United States had the gall to officially protest, last Wednesday, to the Iranian government about Iranian interference into the internal affairs...

THE WORLD’S LARGEST PRISON – what Israel has in mind for...

Vindicating Palestinian fears of transforming the Gaza Strip into the world’s largest prison, Israel on Monday ruled out giving the Palestinians their own gate...

Innocent Until Proven Guilty To Be Binned!

DRACONIAN repressive measures are now being proposed, off the cuff, thick and fast, as the Blair government races to put an end to the...

‘Treason’ law threat is to the whole working class

SCOTLAND YARD and the Crown Prosecution Service are meeting to discuss bringing charges against three men under the Treason Act, for which the death...

US releases frozen aid to Colombia – Rights groups slam ‘blatantly...

Three days before Colombian President Uribe was scheduled to meet with President Bush on August 4th at his Crawford, Texas ranch, the State Department...

FOUR CHARGED WITH TERROR ATTACKS – As Saudi scare sends oil...

Four men were yesterday remanded in custody to appear on criminal charges at the Old Bailey on November 14th, in connection with the July...

US Puppets Can’t Agree On Iraq Constitution!

IRAQ’S puppet leaders are unable to agree on a constitution for the country despite all of the urgings from the US Secretary of Defence,...

‘WE WANT FREE MOVEMENT BETWEEN THE GAZA STRIP AND WEST...

Palestinian National Authority (PNA) Minister of Civil Affairs, Mohammad Dahlan has revealed a plan regarding the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza. Dahlan, who also heads the...

Blears Speaks With Forked Tongue

HOME Office minister Blears has had a strenuous week. On the one hand she has been working to support British Transport Police Chief Johnston....

‘Demilitarisation’ in the north and Shoot to Kill in Britain!

JUST minutes after the IRA issued a statement that it was giving up its historic armed struggle, the British army began demolishing a watch...

The PM’s wife can speak out on rights – but the...

THE scale of the crisis that has hit capitalist Britain is now so great that it has forced the Prime Minister’s wife, Cherie...

Police Use Taser Gun In Midlands Raid

A MAN, claimed by the police to be Yasin Omar, was stunned with a high voltage taser during an armed police raid carried...

‘WHATEVER MEASURES NECESSARY’ – Blair backs shoot-to-kill

‘The police say they have a “shoot-to-kill-to-protect policy”. Were you made aware of that policy and is it something that parliament should have been...

Removing the Blair gang is a matter of vital public safety

PRIME Minister Tony Blair announced yesterday at his monthly press conference that he would not ‘give an inch to terrorism’, and vowed to combat...

Blair ‘comfortable’ with five shots to the head, shoot to kill...

ON Sunday, Police Commissioner Blair told the world that the policy of shooting to kill ‘terrorist suspects’ was national policy, not just a Metropolitan...

To defeat terrorism– withdraw from Iraq and smash imperialism

THURSDAY’S ‘bomb attacks’ – which did not cause a single serious injury but caused widespread alarm and panic – not least amongst the security...

Rice calls for US-Africa open markets deal

THE US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, is currently touring Africa, putting forward the US plan to establish free trade and open markets with...

Chancellor Brown prudently bends his ‘golden rule’

CHANCELLOR Brown, in testimony to the Treasury Select Committee, has announced that he is bending his much vaunted ‘golden rule’ – that the government...

Blair, Thatcher lavish praise on fellow Tory Heath

IN THESE days, when capitalist Britain is being rocked by the world economic crisis and the disaster of its imperialist policies in Iraq and...

66% Of Students Refused Grants

Two-thirds of university entrants in England and Wales who applied for maintenance grants – designed to assist poorer students – were turned down, according...

FORM JOINT COMMITTEE TO OVERSEE GAZA PULLOUT – Hamas urges PNA

Palestinian National Authority (PNA) Civil Affairs Minister Muhammad Dahlan met with a Hamas leadership delegation comprising Isma’il Haniyah and Sa’id Siyam, in Gaza, at...

Imperialist aggression is the roots of terrorism

PRIME Minister Blair yesterday said that there is to be more new repressive legislation, on top of the huge powers that the government and...

‘Labour history was made in Chicago last July’ – UNITE HERE...

‘Labour history was made in Chicago last July with a merger that has paid real dividends for American workers’, says the UNITE HERE trade...

Bush And Blair Pledge ‘war On Terror’ Will Continue

At least thirty-three people were killed and hundreds more injured after a series of explosions hit the London Underground network and a double-decker bus...

‘G8= the most violent criminals on earth’ says George Galloway MP

Over 15,000 people took part in the G8 Alternatives demonstration at Gleneagles yesterday afternoon. Welcoming the marchers to Auchterarder at a rally in the local...

Revolution not bourgeois aid or charity, the future for Africa

ON Saturday, leaders of the capitalist world, from the Pope and his Cardinals to various Presidents, Prime Ministers, Kings and not a few Chancellors...

‘LIVES AT RISK’ – warns Patients Association over Ambulance Review

‘Sending lay first aiders could be dangerous and in some cases risk lives,’ Michael Summers, chairman of the Patients Association told News Line yesterday. He...

Rice supervises raising Middle East tensions

THE US through its secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, who has been in the Middle East for a week, is working hard to raise...

UNISON to call national demonstration on pensions

‘THE threat we made to the government still stands – revoke the order or there will be a strike on pensions,’ UNISON NEC member...

‘WE WILL STRIKE TO DEFEND PENSIONS’ – UNISON leader Prentis pledges

‘WE will take strike action, across all our sectors, to defend our pensions,’ UNISON General Secretary Dave Prentis pledged at the union’s National Delegate...

Islamic Jihad slams hostile US statements

THE statements by American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on her visits to Tel Aviv and Ramallah are ‘aggressive and anti-Palestinian’, the Palestinian resistance...

REBUILD WORKERS’ POWER – UFCW tells ‘Change to Win’ conference

THE following is a statement by Joe Hansen, International President of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, made at the ‘Change To...

Blair And Brown Crippling African Health Care!

THE current Blair drive to have Gordon Brown and himself depicted in the media as the saviours of the African continent has hit the...

5 US marines killed – near Ramadi

Five US marines have been killed near Ramadi, western Iraq, when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb, the US military said in a statement...

House nuisance neighbours in containers says Field

LABOUR’S war against the working class and the poor continues, with Birkenhead MP Frank Field advocating that nuisance neighbours should be evicted and ‘housed’...

5 WARDS AND 300 STAFF FACE THE AXE – in Lincolnshire...

Staff at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust have been shocked by the sudden announcement on Monday of plans to close five hospital wards and...

Blair using EU to attack workers’ wages and conditions

THE Blair government has only one real use for the EU, and that is as a tool for cutting the wages and increasing the...

Russian Ambassador In Talks With Al-Sadr

The Russian ambassador to Iraq yesterday flew to Najaf and started talks with leading Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who led the uprising against US...

UK citizen must be freed – being held illegally in Iraq...

Today, the case of a British citizen detained without charge in Basra by UK Forces since 10 October 2004 will be heard in the...

PCS delegates demand national action

THE Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) voted unanimously yesterday to pursue its ‘ongoing trade dispute’ with the government, including taking ‘industrial action’. Moving the...

UK ‘control orders’ are illegal says EU rights body

EVEN the Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Alvaro Gil-Robles has condemned the issuing of control orders by the British Home Secretary as...

WE WILL STRIKE TO STOP JOB CUTS – BECTU Assistant General...

‘If the job cuts are still on, the strikes will be reinstated,’ BECTU assistant general secretary Gerry Morrissey told News Line yesterday. Speaking after the...

The Eu Crisis Is Exploding!

THE 61 per cent ‘no’ vote in Holland, on a 62 per cent electoral turnout, against the EU constitution was no surprise after the...

Greek Telecom Pensions Crisis

Greek Telecom’s OME-OTE trade union leadership succeeded last weekend in pushing through the union’s congress a most reactionary agreement which had been worked out...

French revolution stuns EU bosses and political leaders

THE 55 per cent vote, by the working class and the rural population of France against the European Constitution, is a body blow to...

NUS gives full support for university strikes!

THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) threw its weight behind the biggest ever wave of strikes on university campuses yesterday. The NUS pledged its solid...