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Ban Pay ‘Gagging Clauses’ Says TUC

NEARLY a fifth (18%) of workers have been told they’re not allowed to discuss their pay with co-workers, according to new TUC/GQR polling published...

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...

Fire service cut to the bone! Kick Tories out before another...

THE time between a 999 call and fire engines arriving on to the scene of a fire has increased. This is despite the Fire...

Terrorists intensify their crimes in Aleppo

ARMED terrorist groups, positioned on the western outskirts of Syria’s Aleppo province, have intensified their crimes and attacks on safe and densely populated neighbourhoods...

Putin’s speech confirms the bankruptcy of the Stalinist bureaucracy

RUSSIAN president Vladimir Putin opened his annual State of the Nation address on Wednesday by highlighting that Russia has been able for the first...

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...

‘Release database of businesses engaged in Israel’s illegal settlements –Palestinians demand...

The Ramallah-based Al-Haq human rights organisation on Tuesday called on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to release the long-overdue...

Pompeo Reveals That Soleimani’s Murder Was Part Of A ‘Bigger Strategy...

US SECRETARY of State Mike Pompeo has spilled the beans about the murder of top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. He has revealed that it...

New Hampshire SEIU endorses Bernie Sanders for President!

The New Hampshire chapter of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for president. In doing so, the Granite...

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes Across The West Bank

ISRAELI forces on Saturday night notified the families of three alleged Palestinian attackers of their intention to demolish their houses across the occupied West...

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes Across The West Bank

ISRAELI forces on Saturday night notified the families of three alleged Palestinian attackers of their intention to demolish their houses across the occupied West...

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...

Worst NHS winter crisis ever! NHS unions must join health strike...

A&Es axed, children’s hospitals closed, nurses driven out because of overwork and under-pay, junior doctors at the point of exhaustion, GP surgeries shut down,...

250 million strong India strike!

OVER 250 million workers staged a day-long general strike in India last Wednesday, and demonstrated their opposition to the government of Narendra Modi. Banking and...

France rises up against Macron – Doctors, nurses lawyers and teachers...

FRENCH doctors, nurses, lawyers and teachers were among the millions on the march yesterday joining the 36th day of transport workers strike action, bringing...

World Bank Report – capitalism  stands on brink of financial crash

THE WORLD stands on the brink of a financial crash according to the latest biannual Global Economic Prospects report from the World Bank. This warns...

High-School Student occupations postpone exams promoting inequality

PROTESTS and the occupation of schools marked the beginning of the week in Chile, where the University Selection Test (PSU, in Spanish) was scheduled...

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...

Ireland A&E overcrowding causing ambulance chaos – SIPTU organises industrial action...

SIPTU has warned that the overcrowding crisis in hospital emergency departments is causing chaos for ambulance professionals across the Republic of Ireland. The union has...

Trump’s Terrorist Regime Kills Iranian Leaders As It Drives Forward To...

IRAN’S most powerful military commander, General Qasem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has been murdered by a US air strike in Iraq. The...

Nationwide general strike in India Wed January 8th ‘DOWN WITH MODI!’

A GENERAL strike is set to take place in India on January 8 against the ‘anti-worker, anti-people, anti-national policies’ of the country’s Narendra Modi...

2.7% Fare Hike – Amidst Rail Chaos

COMMUTERS were up in arms yesterday as above inflation 2.7% increases in rail fares set in, while services across the country have been in...

French unions answer Macron’s declaration of war by calling for ‘all...

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron used his annual New Year’s address to the nation to rule out any compromise with the working class over his...

WORKING CLASS MUST TAKE POWER IN 2020! New Year’s Day...

THE News Line Editorial Board sends revolutionary greetings for 2020 to all our readers, and to the working class, youth and the poor who...

2019 was a disastrous year for the working class! – says...

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has bemoaned a tough 2019, describing the entire 12 months as ‘annus horriblis’ (Latin word meaning very...

UK trade unions must take action to end the UK’s criminal...

THE prime minister of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth has indicted the UK government for committing ‘crimes against humanity’ for refusing to allow Chagossians to return...

Netanyahu’s ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ – He Still Faces Criminal Charges And The...

ISRAELI Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has claimed a ‘huge win’ in a vote that challenged his leadership of the Likud party. Netanyahu secured 72.5%...

FORWARD TO SOCIALISM IN 2020! – urges the SAFTU federation

THE News Line is pleased to reproduce the Christmas and New Year statement by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), edited for...

TUC makes overtures to Johnson’s Tories – We must replace TUC...

THE TUC yesterday published a statement that amounts to nothing less than an abject surrender to the Tory government and a grovelling offer to...

Debt bondage, sub-poverty wages and appalling health and safety in Brazil’s...

A NEW INVESTIGATION into the Brazilian coffee industry has uncovered debt bondage, sub-poverty wages, sub-standard housing, water and sanitation facilities and appalling health and...

Israeli War Criminals Must Now Face Arrest, Detention, And Trial By...

THE US, Israel’s major backer and armer, has condemned the International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to launch a full investigation into Israeli war crimes. In...

Re-Open Maternity & Children’s Ward Demands Picket

‘RE-OPEN maternity! Re-open Children’s Ward! Save Ealing Hospital!’ rang out early yesterday morning as over 50 people joined the mass Xmas picket of Ealing...

Answer Johnson’s war on the right to strike with a general...

HOURS after winning the December 12 election, Tory leader Johnson at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in central London announced that ‘We now speak...

Unions unite to defend RIGHT TO STRIKE!

OVER one hundred RMT members, along with members of the PCS, UCU and Unite rallied outside Parliament yesterday to defend the right to strike. This...

FBU pensions victory sets precedent for all public service workers

THE FIRE Brigades Union (FBU) won a massive victory not only for their members but for all public service workers when the employment tribunal...

N Ireland health workers strike!

NURSES in the RCN union came out on strike for the first time in the union’s 103-year history in the north of Ireland yesterday,...

Firefighters pensions victory

FIREFIGHTERS have won back their pensions, dealing a mighty blow to the government with far reaching implication for all public sector workers, in particular,...

Tories declare war on trade unions – defend the right to...

TODAY’S Queen’s speech includes plans by the Tories to make all-out strikes by rail unions and other transport workers illegal. Tory transport secretary Grant Shapps...

‘Day of Rage!’ Mass pension strike shuts France down!

FRANCE was totally paralysed yesterday with flights, trains, the Metro and buses all cancelled during the mass ‘Day of Rage’ over President Emmanuel Macron’s...

Algerians Boycott Presidential Election

On 12 December Algerians went to the polls to elect a new president – or did they? Millions boycotted the election, which they saw...

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...

French General Strike escalates in fight to bring down Macron

THE MASS strikes and demonstrations throughout France today mark the sharp escalation of the confrontation between French workers and the ‘bankers’ government of president...

NHS ‘RECONFIGURATION’ IS CLOSING HOSPITALS! – GP role being changed from...

THE NHS was a key issue in the general election. US-HMO-style (Health Maintenance Organisations) integrated care systems are being set up all over England. Provided largely...

Labour Reformism Is Rotten To The Core – The Working Class...

LABOUR’S defeat in the 2019 general election is a historic one, since its central feature was the way that the safest Labour seats in...

‘We’ve learned that there is no Palestinian victim that the Israeli...

EXECUTIVE Director of Israeli human rights organisation B’Tselem, Hagai El-Ad, has slammed the Israeli government’s record saying: ‘We’ve learned that there is no Palestinian...

Both EU and US sending coalitions to Gulf!

EIGHT EU nations: France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Portugual will support a European-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz,...