Dated: 23 Jul 2013
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Joy swept the nation as Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor and the millionaire commoner that is his wife fulfilled their destiny and bred.
David Cameron stepped up plans to privatise the NHS just months after hiring an advisor who had links to private healthcare companies.
More than 80 people who work for all-party parliamentary groups (APPGs) are to lose their parliamentary passes.
The Tories have sold off the state-owned NHS plasma supplier to a US private equity firm.
More than 100 people from across Greater Manchester came to the city centre last Saturday to launch a regional federation against the bedroom tax.
Tenants and supporters were set to protest against the bedroom tax around England on Saturday of this week.
The West Midlands has seen a wave of attacks on mosques and a brutal racist stabbing, reports?Judith Orr
Over 800 racists from across Britain came to an English Defence League (EDL) rally in Birmingham last Saturday.
The Unite union’s election for a new Executive Council member in the London and Eastern region is set to start on Tuesday of next week.
Roma people and their supporters are preparing for a protest to defend Roma from raids and harassment.
Uk Uncut protesters held actions at 13 branches of HSBC around Britain on Saturday of last week.
Over 40 people attended the first follow up meeting to the People’s Assembly in York last week.
Thousands of people attended the Tolpuddle festival last weekend.
Workers in 372 Crown Post Offices (CPOs) struck on Wednesday of last week, against plans to cut the network by a fifth and slash 800 jobs.
Some 110 post workers in the CWU union walked out for three days last week in Bridgwater, Somerset.
The Justice Alliance is holding a day of protests around Britain on Tuesday of next week in defence of legal aid.
Some 150 First South East and Midlands bus drivers have voted by 90 percent to strike in Worcestershire and Herefordshire.
A committee of MPs investigating the blacklisting of union members has referred the Crossrail project and the construction companies Bam Ferrovial Kier to the government for further investigation.
Some 500 Irish people, socialists, trade unionists and anti-fascists marched from Jim Larkin’s birthplace to the Liverpool Docks last Saturday.
Workers at housing association One Housing Group were set to strike from Wednesday to Friday of this week.
Some 600 firefighters and supporters marched against London fire cuts last week.
Teachers, parents and others are fighting new plans by Tory education secretary Michael Gove to grade children.
Lecturers at the University of Liverpool have begun a ballot for strikes to stop an unprecedented attack on their jobs.
Laboratory biomedical scientists and support workers in the Unite union struck for on Tuesday of last week. Their employer, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, is imposing new working patterns.
A Unison union rep and campaigner at Whipps Cross Hospital in east London has been threatened with disciplinary action by bosses at Barts Health Trust.
Workers in the PCS union at Hewlett Packard were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of this week.
The consultation of PCS union members into what the next phase of industrial action should look like is now underway. It will run until 15 September.
Angry protests have continued following the not guilty verdict passed by an all-white jury in Florida in the Trayvon Martin case.
The Metropolitan Police doesn’t take complaints of racism against its own officers seriously, according to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).
Voices from the heart of the revolt against austerity
The Golden Dawn party is openly Nazi. Its members have been involved in violent attacks against migrants, left activists, gay people and artists.
More than 750 school children have been reported to the authorities for “worrying” signs that they could be extremist.
Greece’s government is falling apart after less than a year because it tried to close the ERT state broadcaster and sack 2,500 workers.
The Tories are trialling mobile billboards that tell “illegal migrants” to “Go home or face arrest”.
Ed Miliband is pushing ahead with his plan to weaken the union link to Labour.
John Stingemore was charged this week along with Father Anthony McSweeney with indecent assault and a number of other charges.
Thousands of disabled people found fit for work by hated contractors Atos healthcare were finally vindicated this week.
The Muslim Brotherhood was overthrown to deepen the revolution, not to support the regime.
Makhanya is a platinum miner at Amplats mine in Rustenburg and an AMCU union steward. He spoke to Ken Olende about the struggle in the pits
Egypt’s generals have co-opted a key union leader while shooting down their opponents, says Judith Orr
The demonstrators of Gezi Park now meet in nearly 30 parks across Istanbul and many others in other cities in Turkey. One park has become many.
Resentment at the racist policing of France’s Muslims exploded in riots in the town of Trappes near Versailles last week.
Detroit, I Do Mind Dying, by Dan Georgakas and Marvin Surkin, paints a marvellous portrait of a great industrial city pulsating with working class revolt.
Why does going to work and producing things make most people feel isolated and atomised rather than fulfilled? Bea Kay looks at Karl Marx’s theory of alienation
As some of music’s biggest names lash out at the Spotify platform, former Faithless guitarist Dave Randall asks what setup would support new artists
A friend of mine used to have a theory about men and pubs. She’d noticed that as soon as they were settled in one they had an urge to move on to another.
Architect and Labour Lord Richard Rogers has a retrospective of his work at the Royal Academy this summer.
This is a story of people fishing from little boats off the north coast of Iceland, early in the 20th century when peasants were becoming workers.
As part of the BBC’s annual Proms season to bring classical music to a wider audience, BBC Four is showing three concerts a week throughout the summer months.
Around 2,000 babies were born in Britain on Monday of this week.
Pornography objectifies women. In some cases it portrays violent abuse including assaults on children.
How do we take on our bosses, beat the Tories and change the world?
‘A way of life that they rather like here’
Two new reports into the Cardiff Three case refused to blame cops who ‘lost’ evidence and derailed a major police corruption trial says Simon Basketter
Tony Paris, one of those convicted of Lynette White’s murder who was later acquitted, said, “In December 2011 I was robbed of the chance to see justice done to the police officers who stood accused of fitting me up for murder.