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A baby could be left paralysed because her parents don’t have the right to live in Britain. This makes her ineligible for treatment.
Riots Reframed is about the people and politics behind the riots in Britain in 2011.
A quarter of a million civil service workers struck as George Osborne delivered his budget last week.
The Tories’ hated bedroom tax comes into effect on Monday of next week. Thousands of people across Britain are organising to resist it.
Islington council in north London last week became the first Labour-run local authority to take a stand against evictions.
Teachers in the NUT union were set to gather for the union’s annual conference in Liverpool on Friday of this week (see below).
The most popular vote at NUT conference in Liverpool this weekend will be one of no confidence in Tory education secretary Michael Gove.
Job centre workers are facing disciplinary measures if they don’t sanction enough benefits claimants.
Lucy Meadows, a transgender teacher, was found dead in her home on Wednesday of last week in what police believe to be a suicide.
Four police officers have been arrested as part of an Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigation into the death of Kingsley Burrell two years ago.
The Unite union’s general secretary election is heating up as it enters its second week.
A round up of some of the week's news
Organising against fascism in Scotland—Wales hosts Unite the Resistance—Unions together against unfair laws—Fresh strikes for train cleaners
Some 3,000 health workers at Mid Yorkshire NHS foundation trust are set to be balloted.
Around 150 people attended the Blacklist Support Group (BSG) AGM on Saturday of last week.
Some 300 workers were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of this week at the Welsh Country Foods lamb processing factory in Anglesey, north Wales.
Bectu and NUJ union members at the BBC were planning to strike on Thursday of this week against increased workload, compulsory redundancies and bullying.
Up to 1,000 students demonstrated at the University of Sussex on Monday of this week, against management’s plans to privatise the jobs of 235 workers.
Thousands of Post Office workers were preparing to strike on Easter Saturday in a dispute over pay, conditions and job security.
Around 400 people defied blizzard conditions to march in Barnet, north London, on Saturday of last week.
Multinational security firm G4S has admitted internally that it is failing to adequately house asylum seekers.
Post Office workers across Britain are preparing to strike this Saturday in a fight against proposed closures and a continuing pay freeze.
Thousands of journalists, technicians and other workers walked out at the BBC today, Thursday, in protest at the extra workload and stress caused by cuts at the corporation.
Three police officers, two serving and one retired, have been arrested over evidence given at the inquest into the death of Sean Rigg.
Thousands of people took to the streets today, Saturday—just days before the bedroom tax hits social housing tenants that have what the Tories call a “spare room”.
Teachers at the NUT union conference in Liverpool have voted narrowly against striking on 26 June.
The bank deal imposed to keep Southern Cyprus in the eurozone will bring job losses, privatisation and financial ruin to ordinary people.
Hundreds of thousands of people protested in the port city of Aden in South Yemen on Monday of last week to demand independence for South Yemen.
Demonstrators gathered outside Cairo’s high court on Tuesday of this week to protest against the state prosecutor questioning five leading opposition activists.
The crisis in Cyprus is dominating headlines worldwide and in Greece. The mainstream media claims that what is at stake is reform of an island economy that relies on “money laundering for the Russian oligarchs”.
With disenchantment with parliamentary democracy at an all time high, Dave Hayes discusses what real democracy would look like – and how we can win it
A provocative new exhibition asks if extinction matters, and whether we can stop ourselves wiping out thousands of species writes Dave Sewell
God’s Revolution | Alfred Russel Wallace in the Amazon: the making of a naturalist | Science Shows explores the solar system
A series of Tory attacks are set to take effect on Monday of next week. It will be 1 April, a landmark date in the government’s offensive against the working class.
It’s hard to believe that Britain had just been hit by a heat wave this time last year. This March has been the coldest in 50 years.
We need much more than nostalgia for old Labour—Tories rob the sick—Leveson will gag the left—How dare they tell the poor not to go to A&E—Jerry gives Unite members an alternative
Quotes from the week's news
Last week could have been a disaster for the government’s workfare programme. It sends unemployed people to toil for free – and takes away their benefits if they refuse.
The Tories are steaming ahead with their programme of cuts and austerity – and they are still looking after their friends at the top, writes Simon Basketter