Dated: 22 Jan 2019
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The pressure is on Theresa May after a record defeat for her Brexit deal, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
A jury has been sworn in to hear the trial of David Duckenfield and Graham Mackrell, who face charges relating to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.
The shattering defeat for Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday has to mean the end for her as prime minister and lead to an immediate general election.
Theresa May’s government survived a no confidence motion on Wednesday night by the votes of 325 MPs to 306.
Thousands of college lecturers struck across Scotland on Wednesday in a battle over pay.
The failings of David Duckenfield in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster represented a “gross failure,” a court has heard.
Trade unions are claiming victory in the equal pay fight negotiations at Glasgow City Council.
Police told a safety group that they would divert fans away from pens at the Hillsborough football ground if they became full, a court has heard.
London councils are paying over £22 million a year to rent back homes they were forced to sell under the Tories’ Right to Buy scheme.
The future of nuclear energy is Britain is under intense discussion after two proposed nuclear reactors were scrapped.
Around 170 refugees have drowned after two boats were shipwrecked in the Mediterranean Sea last week.
An internal police misconduct hearing of charges against five people who were cops at the time of Sean Rigg’s death began on Monday of this week.
UCU union members at 16 colleges were set to strike on Tuesday of next week. The walkout is the second wave of action in a battle over pay.
Trade unionists and socialists rallied in support of victimised health worker Karen Reissmann
NEU union members have overwhelmingly voted to support strikes over pay and school funding
RMT transport union members on Northern rail staged a 24-hour walkout
Traffic wardens in north London are gearing up for another round of strikes for higher pay
Outsourced workers at the Ministry of Justice and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy walked out on Tuesday
Birmingham home carers are striking back against a Labour council that refuses to back off from attacks on workers.
Workers and the poor rose up against the government, and they face bitter repression
US president Donald Trump is looking increasingly desperate over his government shutdown.
More than 10,000 Belgian school students struck last week to demand urgent action on climate change.
The story of the first Dail shows it’s possible to break the rule of Westminster, writes Simon Basketter
After the crushing House of Commons defeat for her deal with the European Union (EU), Theresa May has been going through the motions of talking to opposition parties.
The Yellow Vest movement in France shows no sign of fading away after ten weeks of protests, blockades and battles with police. Charlie Kimber looks at what the movement shows about struggle—and asks how it can win
Far right biological determinism is creeping back on to campuses. Alistair Farrow looks at its horrible history and why we need to resist the pseudoscience of race
A new film by director of The Big Short, lifts the curtain on the ‘special relationship’ at the heart of George W Bush’s War on Terror
Sharon Van Etten is back with a new album, Remind Me Tomorrow
Victor Jara was assassinated in 1973 by an agent of General Augusto Pinochet’s regime in Chile
The Spice Girls have come under fire this week for commissioning T-shirts that are made by women earning just 35p an hour.
Diane Abbott’s disgraceful treatment on the BBC’s Question Time programme shone a light on media bias.
Is there any thought of having an anti-austerity hi-vis protest here in Britain? I am fed up of this government and I feel it’s really needed.
THE combined fortunes of the world’s billionaires rose by £2 billion a day last year, while 3.4 billion people were forced to survive on less than £4.27 a day each.