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The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement forced institutional racism onto the political agenda and shook the establishment.
The 16 year old was trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy using shovels for oars
One student says, 'The U-turn was a massive victory, but this is only going to finish when we get education reform and get rid of scum like Gavin Williamson and Boris Johnson'
The British state had trained Belarusian troops—including in “urban warfare tactics”—before condemning the regime’s crackdown on protesters.
A fresh row has broken out over exam grades. And it exposes the way that the system operates to drive down the results of working class children
Extinction Rebellion (XR) was set to launch the latest phase of its global rebellion on Tuesday of next week
Boris Johnson this week reiterated his drive to get all children in England back to school full time next month. Yet the Tories are refusing to put in place measures to make schools safer, such as smaller class sizes to enable social distancing.
The jobs massacre continues across Britain, as does an almost total lack of response from union leaders.
Workers at the Tate galleries in London arecontinuing their lively strikes.
Consultants McKinsey was paid more than half a million pounds by the British government for “six weeks of work” to decide the “vision, purpose and narrative” of a new public health authority in England.
British Airways (BA) workers could be moving closer to strikes to defend their jobs, wages and redundancy pay.
A protest was called by a Polish LGBT+ activist living in Britain to express solidarity with LGBT+ people in Poland facing vicious bigotry
In a dangerous new sign of spreading infection, the numbers of people testing positive for the coronavirus in hospitals rose by more than a third last week.
A sandwich-making factory where hundreds of workers tested positive for Covid-19 has—at last and far too late—been temporarily closed.
Health workers across Britain planned a series of workplace rallies and demonstrations for pay justice this week.
Mercy Baguma was a victim of a brutal welfare system and of a racist immigration regime
Poorer families have been abandoned by the government to deep hardship during the coronavirus crisis. A new report underlines just how tough it has been for people on benefits and low pay.
The French-backed president of Mali, West Africa, resigned on Tuesday after soldiers seized him from his home. His demise follows months of mass protests against corruption and lack of democracy.
Wildfires have caused devastation across northern California with a state of emergency declared across the US state.
Crowds of up to 50,000 pro-democracy protesters gathered around the Democracy Monument in the centre of the capital Bangkok last week.
Israel had pounded the Gaza Strip with airstrikes and shells for at least 12 days in a row as of last Friday.
Belarusian president Aleksander Lukashenko launched a fresh crackdown on the democracy movement on Monday.
Coup 53 tells a story from Britain’s shameful history in the Middle East, says Isabel Ringrose
Simon Basketter looks at a new book examining how the rich have stolen huge swathes of public land—and passed centuries of laws keep everybody else out
The White House hopes that suppressing postal voting will deliver victory for Donald Trump in November’s presidential election.
Sackings and benefits sanctions have left ever more people struggling to pay their rent. The Tories’ plan to end a ban on evictions in September—meaning thousands could be thrown out
Midnight Sun is yet another re-telling of the original Twilight story by Stephenie Meyer—who stretches it to breaking point
If you are missing Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie’s famous detective, then read the latest novel from Sophie Hannah
Even some of the Labour right are starting to get fed up with their party leader Keir Starmer.
Scapegoating is behind the Tory decision to scrap Public Health England (PHE), growing support for Scottish independence, plus more.