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‘THE FUTURE OF THE NHS IS AT STAKE!’ – say ‘Mums...

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OVER 400 doctors, furious at government ‘reforms’ which threaten their profession – making a staggering 14,000 hospital doctors redundant from August – descended on...

Blair and Brown are responsible for Basra soldiers deaths

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THE death of ten US and UK soldiers in 24 hours in Iraq speaks for itself. The occupation is now even more unpopular than...

PCS to strike on May 1st – calls on TUC and...

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Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) leaders have named May 1st as a second national strike day by 200,000 civil servants. The PCS is also...

‘THIS RESISTANCE HAS MADE THE OCCUPIERS TASTE BITTER DEFEAT’ – Statement...

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THE Association of Muslim Scholars (AMS) has addressed an open message to the Iraqi people on the fourth anniversary of the occupation of Iraq,...

PRIVATISATION MENACE – a threat to road safety says Prospect

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PROSPECT members in the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency have warned that safety on the UK’s road network is at risk if plans to...

Rise Up! No To US Missiles In The UK

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‘The trade union and Labour movement must rise up and oppose Blair’s proposal to ensure Britain becomes the aircraft carrier for Bush’s nuclear ambitions,’...

BIRRI REJECTS PARTITIONING OF LEBANON – warns of civil disobedience

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Lebanese parliament speaker, Nabih Birri, has asserted that there is no solution to the current crisis in the country – without at least...

Nationalise the pharmaceutical corporations!

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A REPORT into the expenditure of the National Health Service on drugs, published by the government’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT) yesterday, reveals that...

END PPP DISASTER – RETURN TUBE TO LONDON UNDERGROUND’ – says...

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FOUR YEARS after the first Tube assets were handed to the private sector, London Underground’s biggest union has called for the disastrous ‘Public-Private Partnership’...

Amnesty Slams Rejection Of de Menezes Challenge

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Amnesty International has condemned last Thursday’s High Court ruling to dismiss the legal challenge brought by the family of Jean Charles de Menezes against...

PATIENT CARE AT RISK! – BMA slams ‘rushed-through reforms’

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‘Rushed through reforms’ to doctors’ training will see ‘risks to patient care’, warns the British Medical Association. The BMA said that under the government’s ‘Modernising...

Palestinian government rejects Blair’s plotting

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THE leaders of the Palestine National Authority (PNA) government yesterday rejected the interference of British Prime Minister Tony Blair in Palestinian internal affairs. Dr Mousa...

CWU must take action to stop post office closures

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2,500 POST OFFICES are to be closed by 2009 and all that the CWU post office workers union is doing about this massacre is...

HAMAS WILL NOT RECOGNISE ISRAEL – Khaled Mishaal confirms

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HAMAS leader Khaled Mishaal has reiterated that all Palestinian factions agree on a state ‘within the 1967 borders’ and that Hamas agrees to the...

CHARITIES AND WAGE CUTS! – Civil Service strike likely says PCS...

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In his tenth Pre Budget Report yesterday Chancellor Brown spoke about the threat to British capitalism from India and China. He said: ‘Once...

PROBE ISRAELI ASSAULT ON LEBANON CIVILIANS –urges Amnesty

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Amnesty International on Tuesday renewed its call for a comprehensive and independent UN-led inquiry into violations of international humanitarian law committed during this year’s...

Replacement workers were brought into Gate Gourmet transport department

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GATE Gourmet managers yesterday continued to present their witness statements on the third day of the sacked Gate Gourmet workers employment tribunal in...

Brown To ‘Give Away’ NHS!

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GORDON Brown yesterday confirmed that a government run by him would hand over the running of the public sector to an independent committee, which...

BARBER AND WOODLEY BETRAYED GATE GOURMET WORKERS – 2006 TUC Congress...

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THE following emergency resolution was carried unanimously at last year’s TUC Congress. The resolution was the TUC’s response to the Gate Gourmet management’s...

Bush Threatens War Throughout The Middle East

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In his Utah speech to army veterans last Thursday, US President Bush threatened Iran with ‘consequences’, adding that the US will step up its...

BONANZA – big profits for private treatment centres

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Private treatment centres are treating as few as a quarter of the National Health Service patients they have been paid to handle. In the worst...

Opus Dei Speaks Out From The Cabinet

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ONE of Opus Dei’s members in the Labour Cabinet, Ruth Kelly, yesterday made a call to close down Muslim schools that promote ‘isolationism’. Opus Dei...

‘Dozens Of Conspiracies’ But ‘Terror Threat Level’ Downgraded

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HOME Secretary Reid, who has been making people’s blood run cold with his tales of dozens of conspiracies and thousands of terrorists, has reduced...

‘DON’T LET YOUR FIRST JOB BE YOUR LAST’ – TUC warns...

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DON’T let your first job be your last, TUC warned young summer workers yesterday. As four million under 25 year olds go to work this...

Call a one day general strike to defend the NHS

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YESTERDAY the leaders of the NHS trade unions were in their own words ‘raising the heat over the future of the NHS’. What resolute and...

TIME TO DEFEND NHS! say UNISON and the GMB

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‘We need an end to the privatisation of the NHS,’ a UNISON spokeswoman told News Line yesterday. She was responding to government backing for the...

Great support for GG workers at Tolpuddle march

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GATE Gourmet locked out workers got great support from trade unionists at the Tolpuddle Martyrs anniversary march and festival in Dorset yesterday. Over eight thousand...

Blair To Get The Four O’Clock Knock

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THE arrest and questioning of Lord Levy, the man who got millions in donations for Labour’s election campaigns, and the fact that...

Out With Prescott And Blair – Forward To A Workers’ Government

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LAST month, Prime Minister Blair announced that John Prescott would not be resigning as Deputy Prime Minister, and that, in fact, he would go...

Israel Reoccupies Gaza ‘Buffer Zone’

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IGNORING international outcries for restraint and diplomacy, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) overnight Thursday reoccupied a belt of the northern Gaza Strip, called it...

PRESCOTT INQUIRY –visited US billionaire tycoon seven times

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PARLIAMENTARY Commissioner Sir Philip Mawer yesterday announced a full investigation into Deputy Premier Prescott’s relations with US tycoon Phillip Anschutz, focusing on his...

‘I WANT NO ONE TO SLEEP AT NIGHT’ – Olmert tells...

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USING the release of the Israeli Corporal Gilad Shalit as pretext, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert unleashed his occupation forces to reoccupy the...

AFGHAN PANIC – calls for back-up will be met says Downing...

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DEFENCE Minister Watson was forced to make a statement in answer to an urgent question in the House of Commons yesterday afternoon, after the...

No Jobs For 80% Of Nurse Graduates!

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‘Student nurses are frustrated, angry and disillusioned because of the difficulties they face finding jobs as deficits bite,’ said UNISON, the UK’s largest health...

EGYPT AND JORDAN REJECT ISRAEL’S DEMANDS – to establish new borders

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Egypt and Jordan on Sunday announced their rejection of the Israeli government’s unilateral plan to demarcate the borders of the Jewish state inside the...

Labour plans for private companies to take over primary care

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‘CARE in the NHS should be driven by patient need, and not by profit or financial gain,’ a BMA spokeswoman told News Line yesterday. She...

Labour to let multi-nationals take over NHS Primary Care Trusts

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THE government is set to turn the screws of further NHS privatisation on the NHS with its plans to invite private health insurance...

Hayman gets a CBE while Met chief Blair puts his holidays...

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THE ‘shoot to kill’ section of the Metropolitan Police force is proceeding full speed ahead, knowing that it has the complete support of the...

‘We call for the elimination of all weapons of mass destruction’...

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THE Iranian president Mahmud Ahmadinezhad has said that Iran wishes to have talks with the West on a whole range of issues. He was speaking...

Gate Gourmet Workers Picket Tgwu Office

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GATE Gourmet locked-out workers picketed the Transport and General Workers Union Regional Office in Hillingdon west London yesterday. They are going to their employment tribunals...

NATFHE NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION ON JUNE 1st – after Northumbria suspends the...

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Northumbria University has stepped back from its decision to make immediate deductions of 100 per cent of pay from hundreds of lecturers belonging to...

Afghanistan bound or out of the frying pan into the...

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YESTERDAY the Italian Prime Minister, Prodi in his first speech to the Senate as Prime Minister said that the war in Iraq had been...

Revolutionary Mass Action Defeats Chirac And Villepin

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FRENCH Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin was yesterday forced to make a dramatic climbdown by withdrawing the hated CPE (Contrat Premiere Embauche) for youth. The...

Rice Visit To Blackburn Cancelled

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Fears of massive anti-war protests forced the cancellation of yesterday’s planned visit to Blackburn by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Rice had planned to...

UNITY IN ACTION – German & British Gate Gourmet workers picket...

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TWENTY SIX Gate Gourmet strikers and supporters from Düsseldorf, Germany, arrived in London yesterday to join Gate Gourmet locked-out workers from Heathrow. They met at...