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Tories promote private healthcare as NHS is overwhelmed with Covid-19

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THE TORY government is dumping the National Health Service (NHS), the publicly funded healthcare system in the UK. It is seeking help from private health...

Energy bills will rise by 50% average family to pay £2,000...

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BILLS are set to rise by 50% in April when the latest change to the energy price cap takes effect, it emerged yesterday, while...

40,000 NHS Staff Off Work Sick – In A Single Day

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YESTERDAY morning 200 armed forces personnel were sent into the London NHS to help plug staff shortages in NHS hospitals across London. The Ministry of...

‘Resistance means freedom and independence’ says Iranian military advisor Rahim...

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A TOP military adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has described the Muslim world as a future power that...

Omicron strain batters USA as President Biden seeks to divert US...

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THE Omicron strain of the Coronavirus now accounts for more than 73% of new US cases of Covid-19, up from 13% just a week...

Six million waiting for NHS treatment – Highest since records began

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ALMOST six million people are waiting to have hospital treatment in England, the latest NHS monthly performance statistics revealed yesterday. The number of patients on...

Over 700 homeless have died

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AS MANY AS 700 people died on the streets while homeless last year, official estimates show, and the number is in reality likely to...

BMA & RCEM demand urgent action to end NHS winter crisis!...

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DOCTORS’ union the British Medical Association (BMA) has demanded ‘urgent action this winter to stop the National Health Service derailing entirely’. This stark warning came in a new report...

US expansion of sanctions is a ‘major obstacle’ – says Iranian...

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IRANIAN Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the United States expanding sanctions against Iran, is a major obstacle to the Vienna talks aimed at putting...

Patel responds to drownings by stepping up her attacks on refugees

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IN RESPONSE to the drowning of 27 people in the Channel on Wednesday, Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel yesterday pushed her Nationality and Borders...

‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth’ ...

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NEWS LINE Editor Jonty Leff told the News Line 52nd Anniversary Rally on Saturday: ‘We hail the struggle of the Palestinian workers and youth. ‘We...

Civil servants at war with Tories

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THE PCS trade union issued a statement on Thursday in which it criticised the Tory government and the attacks on the living standards of...

French police smash up refugee camp! – as Polish forces attack...

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FRENCH police have smashed up a large refugee camp on its northern coast where increasing numbers of people hoping to reach the UK had...

AMBULANCE CRISIS – Handover delays put patients at ‘catastrophic risk’ of...

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PATIENTS are being put at ‘catastrophic risk’ of harm due to ambulance handover delays, NHS managers warned yesterday. West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) has raised...

Iran’s response will shock Israel – warns Shamkhani – after Israel...

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IRAN’S security chief has brushed aside reports about Israel’s budget for a potential attack on Iranian nuclear facilities, warning the Zionist regime that it...

Failure To Invest Will Mean Disaster For NHS, Says RCN!

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‘FAILURE to invest more now to tackle the nursing workforce crisis will mean disaster for the health and care services this winter,’ the Royal...

On The Eve Of The Budget, Workers Are Demanding Action...

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THE TUC General Council has met and issued a statement on the crisis. In it, it disgracefully treats the Tory government as a potential...

Reintroduce Covid restrictions now! NHS Confederation warns of looming winter crisis

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COVID restrictions must immediately be reintroduced if England is to avoid ‘stumbling into a winter crisis,’ health leaders have warned. The NHS Confederation said a...

Tories refuse any measures to limit Covid deaths – Kick them...

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COVID restrictions must immediately be reintroduced if England is to avoid ‘stumbling into a winter crisis’ Matthew Taylor, head of the NHS Confederation, has...

Thousands of GPs tell BMA rescue package is ‘useless’ – BMA...

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THOUSANDS of GPs in England have told the British Medical Association (BMA) that Health Secretary Sajid Javid’s package of measures to supposedly rescue general...

GP fury at new Tory ‘name and shame’ regime

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THE TORY government turned its fire onto GPs yesterday provoking an angry response from the trade unions. Under new measures announced yesterday GPs will be...

British Capitalism Is Bankrupt – TUC Must Defend Wages And Jobs...

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson is expected to mount a billion pound rescue operation to postpone energy-intensive British basic industries from going under, as gas...

Nationalise The Energy Companies – The TUC Must Call A General...

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MICHAEL Saunders, a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), is warning that households, and million of workers must brace themselves...

Chronic NHS Staff Shortages At Guy’s And St Thomas’

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CHRONIC staff shortages, concerns about patient safety and plunging morale at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are the key findings of a...

Global gas crisis busting EU and NATO apart! Forward to United...

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A MAJOR global gas crisis has brought the crisis of the EU and the NATO military alliance to a head. The wholesale cost of gas...

TUC leaders must bin Johnson’s empty pledges and call a general...

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PM JOHNSON’S Tory conference speech was completely empty bombast that sought to cover over the economic catastrophe that is developing throughout the capitalist system...

Johnson speech a bombastic cover-up of Tory class war preparations

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PM BORIS Johnson delivered a speech to the Tory faithful yesterday that was immediately dismissed by Matthew Lesh, head of the research at the...

San Antonio Symphony Orchestra Strike

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SAN ANTONIO Symphony Orchestra musicians have called a strike after management imposed a binding new contract on them from September 13. The Texan San Antonio...

Tories Bringing In New Police State Powers For Use Against Workers...

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THE LAW Courts are to get new police state powers to be used against striking trade unionists and protesting workers. The powers will stop the...

Sunak’s speech a declaration of war on workers to make them...

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak in his speech to the Tory Party conference yesterday pledged to ‘double down’ on his plans to resuscitate drowning British...

Furlough ends, Universal Credit slashed – Socialist Revolution the only way...

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FURLOUGH ended today, with 1.6 million estimated to be still on the scheme while next Wednesday, the Tories will slash Universal Credit by £20...

Workers hit by global gas hike – Unison warns of big...

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An unprecedented rise in the price of gas has sent shock waves through the UK energy market, forcing energy suppliers out of business, threatening...

Johnson ready to hand billions to bosses! – as unions refuse...

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THE JOHNSON government is to pay out tens of millions of pounds to restart production of carbon dioxide at a key plant in the...

Oppose all cuts to ticket office hours at LNER – demand...

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A coalition of organisations joined together on Monday to oppose train operator LNER’s proposed cuts to ticket office opening hours at Berwick-upon-Tweed; Darlington; Doncaster;...

UK capitalism crashes under impact of energy crisis – put it...

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TORY ministers were locked in crisis talks with energy suppliers yesterday as the threat of gas shortages in Britain are so huge that they...

A further half a million will be in fuel poverty! warns...

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‘THERE is absolutely no question of the lights going out,’ Kwasi Kwarteng, Tory business secretary claimed yesterday He was making a statement after a number...

Consumers facing huge oil & gas price rises!

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THE TORY government claimed yesterday that there is no threat to the UK gas supplies, despite four energy privateers being widely tipped to go...

Nursing on a ‘knife-edge’ RCN warn of intensifying staffing crisis

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NURSES’ unions have declared that World Patient Safety Day 2021 must be a ‘wake-up call’ to ministers to tackle – ‘urgently’ – the nursing...

Bank of England under pressure as inflation runs riot – socialist...

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THE UK INFLATION rate hit a nine-year high in August with prices increasing by 3.2%, a sharp increase from the 2% recorded in July,...

Vaccines for 12-15s – boosters for 50+ says Johnson

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‘I WANT to set out our plan for Covid this winter and in many ways the situation we face is even more challenging than...

Steady rise in hospitalised Covid patients!

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THE CORONAVIRUS pandemic has taken a back seat in the news recently. Most public health restrictions in relation to the pandemic were lifted on 19...

GP Staffing Crisis

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TURNOVER in General Practice doctors has seen a steady increase over the last decade, according to researchers, who have warned policymakers that support measures...

Heart patients hit by pandemic

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THE overwhelming of NHS hospitals by Covid patients in successive waves has led to a large reduction in care for heart patients, with consequent...

Privateers will be handed £2bn to take NHS patients

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THE TORIES are in talks with private healthcare companies to deal with the backlog of thousands of NHS patients by farming them out, at...

GP Surgeries Under Threat

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GP SURGERIES are under threat of closure or will be forced to reduce services this winter as pressure mounts, Local Medical Committees (LMCs) have...