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On Tuesday evening May deepened the Tories’ splits after she offered to work with Jeremy Corbyn to come up with a compromise Brexit deal. The move was a sign of May’s weakness. But it is also a trap for Labour.
Activists are gearing up for the next stage of the fight against climate change.
MPs passed new LGBT+ inclusive relationship and sex education (RSE) regulations by 538 votes to 21 last Wednesday.
A Labour council leader last week appeared to call a pro-Palestinian campaigner racist for criticising the state of Israel.
Honda workers marched last Saturday following the announcement that the car producer will close its Wiltshire plant in 2021.
Workers engineer a 24-hour walkout
Some 700 parents, children, teachers and governors turned out in Cambridge after school on Monday to protest about school funding cuts.
Bin workers at Angus council, in the east of Scotland, have announced 16 strike days against plans to implement a punishing split-shift system.
Civil service workers at a west London tax office were set to strike on Wednesday of this week in a fight to save jobs.
Some 200 people crowded into Ditchingham Village Hall, Norfolk, last Saturday to campaign against the imminent closure of the All Hallows Health Trust.
UCU union members and other activists are fighting to defend victimised UCU rep Lee Humber. Bosses at Ruskin College suspended Lee, who is membership secretary of the UCU there, on Monday.
Over 60 people joined a rally in Sheffield on Monday to celebrate five years of campaigning by the South Yorkshire Freedom Riders.
Two groups of workers were set to strike on the London Overground this week.
Over 100 people rallied outside Turnpike Lane Tube station on Monday after a man tried to pull off a Muslim woman’s hijab
Some 200,000 more children were pushed into absolute poverty in 2017-18
A jury has found former Sheffield Wednesday club safety officer Graham Mackrell guilty of a health and safety breach in relation to the Hillsborough football disaster.
Tory health secretary Matt Hancock has dropped plans to axe hospital services across west London after a seven-year battle by campaigners
Theresa May has told Tory MPs she will stand down as prime minister as soon as a Brexit deal is agreed
The impact of climate chaos around the world was highlighted in a report by the UN World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) on Thursday.
The government is breaking down after another defeat for Theresa May’s Brexit deal.
Around 10,000 people joined two competing right wing rallies against the "Brexit betrayal" outside parliament on Friday afternoon.
Thousands of people in Britain protested in solidarity with Palestinians as Israeli soldiers attacked a major demonstration at the fence between Gaza and Israel on Saturday.
“Who killed Kingsley Burrell? The police killed Kingsley Burrell!” rang out through the streets of Birmingham on Saturday.
Mass protests and strikes have forced out Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Sections of the army have abandoned president Abdelaziz Bouteflika as huge protests and strikes hit Algeria. At issue now is how deep the changes will go, reports Alistair Farrow
Teachers across France were set for a national day of strikes and demonstrations
The “Green New Deal” programme of action on climate change gathered no support in the US Senate
The Maltese government is prosecuting three refugees under terror charges for hijacking a ship to make it to safety in Europe
Turkey’s “strongman” leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback
The Corn Laws in 1846 showed how our rulers can fall out—but still work together against us, writes Sadie Robinson
Labour’s failure to put forward an independent vision for Brexit can allow neoliberal and right wing forces to make the running.
A scandal over access to a communal play area has raised wider questions about the ownership of public space under capitalism, writes Alistair Farrow
Horrific killings 25 years ago were rooted in colonialism, economic crisis and scapegoating
While this film about Van Gogh’s last years could have approached the writer’s life in more fruitful ways, it remains poignant, writes Ben Windsor
Business as usual has broken down in politics.
Over a quarter of audits carried out by the major accountancy firms don’t meet the standards of the accountancy regulator.
From this week, betting shop customers will no longer be able to stake as much as £100 on a single spin of the roulette wheel on a Fixed Odds Betting Terminal (FOBT).
Police have launched an investigation into MI5 and MI6 officers involved in the interrogation of suspects under torture.
Child abusing senior spy Sir Peter Hayman escaped prosecution in 1978 after his solicitor lobbied the then Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in person.