Dated: 17 Nov 2020
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It’s been a year since what is believed to have been the first coronavirus infection in Wuhan, China, on 17 November 2019. Now there are finally real hopes for a vaccine.
A TUC report, published this week, looked at the impact of forcing new Universal Credit claimants to wait five weeks for their first payment.
Twenty five years ago this week nine protest leaders in Nigeria were executed who were fighting environmental destruction caused by fossil fuel giant Shell.
The marathon whitewash of the Undercover Policing Inquiry finally got around to hearing evidence this week
A brilliant turnout of lively, dancing, singing people saw over 50 strikers and supporters gather at Little Ilford School in Manor Park on Thursday morning.
A group of students at the University of Manchester went into occupation on Thursday. They are protesting at their university's treatment of students and staff during the pandemic.
Mass murderer Peter Sutcliffe died in hospital while an inmate in Frankland prison in County Durham at 74 years old.
Students at the University of Manchester have continued their occupation of Owen Park tower in protest of their university's dangerous policies during the pandemic.
Hundreds of people joined the largest online gathering yet for the independence movement in Scotland this weekend
Home secretary Priti Patel is pushing ahead with plans to make Britain’s racist immigration system even worse
The government’s repeated Covid-19 failures ¬undermine efforts to contain it—and mean we should not trust the Tories with the hopes for a new vaccine.
Workers at Heathrow Airport Ltd are set to strike in a dispute over plans to fire and rehire 4,000 workers on vastly reduced pay. Strikes to save jobs continue at Rolls-Royce.
A report into the deaths of two rail workers in July 2019 has revealed wholly avoidable safety failures.
Croydon council in south London has issued a section 114 notice banning all spending except for statutory services for vulnerable people.
Rehab charity workers at We Are With You—formerly Addaction—in Wigan and Leigh have announced another round of walkouts for equal pay.
The Labour Party upped its crackdown on its own activists last week, suspending leading members in Bristol for supporting former leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Forth Valley College lecturers in the EIS-Further Education Lecturers’ Association (FELA) union began a campaign of industrial action last week.
Members of the Unison union have just over a week left to return their votes in the general secretary election.
Students are using rent strikes, occupations and protests to take on appalling treatment by their universities.
In Bristol a rent strike by 1,400 students has forced the university to make some concessions including the promise that activists won’t be disciplined.
French teachers struck and demonstrated in large numbers on Tuesday demanding coronavirus safety. But they also raised many other educational demands.
For years, the 11 November march has attracted tens of thousands of people. But Wednesday saw only thousands on the streets of Warsaw—the smallest march in ten years.
The message from the early appointments to Joe Biden’s new cabinet is that it will be a collection of pro-business warmongers.
More than 110 refugees died in the space of three days in the Mediterranean Sea last week
Israel has announced plans to build over 1,000 new settlement buildings in occupied East Jerusalem. It wants to break up Palestinian life in the city.
Greg Clarke’s forced resignation as chair of the Football Association last week for describing black players as “coloured” will have stirred uncomfortable memories for many.
Dominic Cummings’ stagey departure from 10 Downing St, like a pantomime Demon King, was one of the few happy moments in a terrible year. But what does it really mean?
The erection of a statue of Mary Wollstonecraft in north London has sparked controversy, Sarah Bates goes beyond the headlines to explore her life and legacy
As the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire continues, many of those struggling as a result of the fire are being sidelined.
The first film in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series tells the true story of the Mangrove Nine
Ghosts is an enjoyable look at the ties that can bind us, and how easily—and traumatically—these can be severed
Socialists and environmental campaigners should have no illusions in nuclear power.
Not content with hiding away on private islands, the super-rich are now buying exclusive services to rescue them from pandemics, protests and climate catastrophes.