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Nursing Shortage Putting Patient Safety In Danger

The shortage of nursing staff in England is putting patient safety in danger, the Royal College of Nursing warned yesterday as it launched a...

TUC backs September 20 global school strike – workers vote to...

THE TRADES Union Congress (TUC) has backed the global school strike on 20 September and pledged to support the efforts of school youth striking...

NATIONAL UNITY GOVERNMENT PLAN AWAKENS MEMORIES OF THE 1960s and ’70s...

THERE IS VERY great resistance to the proposal of Labour leader Corbyn that he should put down a motion of no confidence in PM...

2.8% Rail Fares Rise – ‘A Kick In The Teeth For...

THERE is to be a 2.8% rail fares rise for 2020. The increase will be based on the Retail Prices Index (RPI) inflation measure of...

Parliament to forcibly evict Westminster rough sleepers

HOMELESS people are to be forcibly evicted from the Westminister underpass, which leads to Parliament, by installing rolldown shutters blocking the shelter off. In December...

Tory Britain Reveals Its ‘Third World’ Essence With Friday’s National Grid...

TORY Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom has said that a special committee will look at what happened last Friday, when a huge power cut affected...

STATE SPYING: Police launch facial recognition app – UN slams state...

SOUTH Wales Police have launched a facial recognition app which is to be installed on their officers’ phones, prompting human rights campaigners Liberty to...

Harland & Wolff in administration

WORKERS vowed to continue their occupation and stop the closure of Harland and Wolff shipbuilding industry in Belfast, after the yard went into administration...

‘Significant Victory’ For Junior Doctors!

THE BMA doctors’ union has hailed the Court of Appeal ruling on rest breaks as ‘a significant victory for junior doctors’. Commenting on the Court...

Parliament & Peterloo Exhibition

‘Parliament & Peterloo’ Exhibition in Westminster Hall between 4th July and 26th September 2019 THE Parliamentary Archives invites people to visit the ‘Parliament & Peterloo’ exhibition...

‘Renationalise water now!’

‘RENATIONALISE the water industry,’ demanded GMB water workers from around the country, demonstrating outside the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) yesterday...

Ford to axe 12,000 jobs across EU – UK job losses...

FORD has almost doubled the amount of job losses to hit car workers in the UK; now as many as 3,100 face the sack...

Union must end all ‘positive engagement’ with the employers – only...

A STORM has erupted over the revelations that a taskforce set up in 2017, with the object of protecting the future of the Ford...

11,000 Residents & Supporters Join Grenfell Silent Walk

MORE than 11,000 local residents and supporters joined last Friday evening’s 2nd Anniversary Silent Walk to commemorate the victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire...

Tories Are Split, Divided And Fighting Each Other – Time...

THE TORY PARTY and its leadership are thrashing around in their death agony. The Tory crisis has reached the stage where Tory ministers have been...

35 years since Battle of Orgreave!

THOUSANDS of trade unionists and their families will today mark the 1984/85 Miners’ Strike 35th Anniversary at the Annual Orgreave Rally in Sheffield. June 18...

Ford’s Bridgend closure ‘a hammer blow’– GMB

‘WE’RE HUGELY shocked by today’s announcement. It’s a real hammer blow for the Welsh economy and the community in Bridgend,’ GMB’s Regional Organiser Jeff...

Occupy to stop car plant closures – nationalise the motor...

YESTERDAY, US carmaker Ford announced it will close the car engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales, throwing all 1,700 workers out of a job...

‘EU let thousands drown in Med’ – Lawyers submission to International...

THE EUROPEAN Union must be hauled before the International Criminal Court (ICC) and prosecuted ‘for crimes against humanity’ after letting ‘thousands of refugees drown...

Belfast raid on journalists is being challenged!

A POLICE raid of the Belfast homes and office of two investigative journalists will be challenged as part of a judicial review that started...

Safe staffing levels now! demands RCN

NURSES at their annual RCN (Royal College of Nursing) conference in Liverpool yesterday demanded that NHSEngland finally adopts a Safe Staffing Level, requiring by...

£4bn of UK property is owned by ‘high risk individuals!’ Lords...

FOUR BILLION pounds of UK property is owned by high-risk individuals. The House of Lords Joint Committee is looking at the market and money laundering. The...

While the homeless sleep on the streets and workers battle to...

UK WORKERS have suffered privation and poverty ever since the 2008 financial crash, when the banks were bailed out by a Labour government at...

Battle to save Essex libraries

A BATTLE is well underway save 44 threatened libraries across Essex as figures show that 127 public libraries were closed across the UK last...

RMT And Tssa Rail Unions Are Demanding Renationalisation!

RAILWAY unions TSSA and RMT have demanded renationalisation of railways – and slammed the privateer rail companies – in the wake of valuable...

Javid’s vicious anti-immigrant policies

‘It’s Sajid Javid’s first anniversary as Home Secretary, so we’ve taken a look at his track record,’ Gracie Bradley, Liberty Policy and Campaigns Manager...

Corbyn ‘sorry’ for big losses

BOTH Labour and Tory parties have faced rejection at the ballot box in the English council elections over their Brexit betrayal, with smaller parties...

Malnutrition doubles in UK – BMJ

THE PROPORTION of UK adults on low incomes who face hunger has almost doubled since 2004, with the unemployed and disabled particularly vulnerable, says...

‘LEGAL AID DESERTS’ half of councils have no legal aid for...

OVER 50% of local authorities in England and Wales cannot provide publicly funded legal advice on housing issues, the Law Society warned yesterday as...

80% of doctors at very high – BMA report

BOTH junior doctors and seniors are facing serious burn out because of lack of staff, overwork and stress, and this has created a serious...

Half of England owned by less than 1% of the population!...

THIS YEAR an estimated 4,677 people a night are sleeping rough on the streets of Britain, a figure that has increased for the past...

‘CHILD POVERTY SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASING’ – NEU survey

Education professionals are reporting a significant increase in the visibility of child poverty in their school/college and have provided many distressing examples from daily...

Kurdish indefinite hunger strike!

ON Wednesday News Line visited the hunger strikers at the Kurdish Assembly in Haringey. It was the 27th day of their indefinite strike having joined...

Welsh landlords refusing housing benefit tenants!

a fifth of lettings advertised in Wales explicitly exclude people in receipt of housing benefit, a practice the homelessness charity Shelter Cymru has labelled...

Fresh Tory council cuts – Vital services axed

THE NEW financial year has kicked in, and with every council budget being cut to the bone the future of leisure centres, council run...

Youth demand at least £10 an hour

‘YOUNG workers are missing out on £200 million in minimum wage pay,’ the TUC says, while demanding at least £10 an hour regardless of...

Head teachers up in arms – schools being cut to the...

MORE than 7,000 heads have written a joint letter to 3.5 million families warning of the acute funding crisis in schools. The heads insist...

Police demand mass stop & search powers

HOME Secretary Sajid Javid has met police chiefs from seven forces most affected by the violent crime wave produced by the government’s decade of...

‘Conspiracy to rape’ – Victims of spy cops indict the state

WOMEN who found out their partners were undercover police spies insisted yesterday that they are the ‘victims of a conspiracy to rape’ by the...

Testing Children Age Four Pointless

GIVING children as young as four exams as soon as they start school is ‘pointless’ the National Education Union (NEU) said yesterday, calling for...

Pm May Sticks To Backstop!

TORY PM Theresa May pledged in a speech to business leaders in Belfast yesterday to confirm her commitment ‘to deliver a Brexit which ensures...

Chronic understaffing in the health service!

ALMOST half of NHS workers on the front line of patient care say there are not enough staff on their shift to ensure patients...

NHS cervical screening services threatened with privatisation!

FEARS are being expressed about the threat of privatisation of NHS cervical screening services used by thousands of women throughout the country every year,...

British capitalism so bankrupt it can’t provide for energy demands

THE ANNOUNCEMENT yesterday that the Japanese company Hitachi is pulling the plug on plans to build a nuclear power station in Wales has blown...

Plug pulled on £16bn Welsh power station Hitachi suspends all work

‘IT IS foolish to rely on foreign companies and foreign governments to keep Britain’s lights on and our economy powered when we could easily...

‘If Iran is attacked it will be all-out war!’ – warns...

IRAN’S foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned yesterday that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil...