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The Tories are making more than four million people go hungry—including 500,000 children.
Cash workers strike at Post Offices | Union takes break in biscuit dispute | Police stations staff could down tools | EDF workers’ action over sacked driver | Stop Ukip growing in Portsmouth | TV action set for the new year | Housing protests in Hackney and Haringey
Workers at Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) have overwhelmingly rejected a company offer and made it withdraw changes that worsened its pension scheme.
The rank and file of Unison has forced the union’s leadership to hold a special recall conference for the local government sector.
Over 300 people gathered at the gates of Ineos Grangemouth refinery in the cold and rain for the No Fracking Falkirk protest.
Lecturers and support staff in the UCU union struck last Monday at the College of North West London against casualisation and in support of dismissed lecturer Michael Starrs.
Staff at Langdon Park secondary school in Tower Hamlets were celebrating an important victory this week after making a stand against IT corporation Capita.
Ayrshire college EIS-Fela union branch secretary Ian Cochrane was reinstated on the day a college-wide strike ballot in his defence was due to end.
Important rail safety jobs are being axed as the Tories ram through franchise agreements and reprivatisation before the general election.
The GMB union held a protest outside Next’s warehouse in South Elmsall, west Yorkshire on Friday of last week. The protest coincided with a national tour calling on Next to pay workers the Living Wage.
Cleaners in the RMT union working for Interserve at London’s Waterloo station struck again on Friday of last week.
Some 20,000 London bus drivers are balloting for strikes to demand equal pay and collective bargaining across the capital’s 18 bus companies.
Firefighters walked out for 24 hours on Tuesday of this week over the Tories’ pension theft and attacks on their FBU union.
the mother of a man jailed for over 12 years for travelling to Syria to fight the dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad says she was “betrayed” by police.
Stuart Tribelnig, the senior of three G4S guards, told a court that he did not force Jimmy Mubenga’s head down during the struggle after which he died.
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Ambulance staff said lives could have been saved if they had done things differently during the Hillsborough football disaster.
Police attacked anti-fees student protesters occupying a room at Warwick University on Wednesday last week.
South Yorkshire Freedom Riders celebrate another victory but vow to restart action against cuts if councils don’t backtrack, says Sadie Robinson
Workers at Lambeth College began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week—and students struck in their support.
Tories give peanuts to pensioners; government fails to address air pollution; and BP lose appeal against oil disaster settlement
Three police officers and a community support officer from Avon and Somerset police are charged with misconduct in public office over Bijan Ebrahimi’s killing in July 2013.
Tory chancellor George Osborne announced in last week’s Autumn Statement that the coming years will require “very substantial savings in spending"
Hospitals are likely to turn patients away in the coming weeks, as the NHS faces a Christmas crisis.
Councils across Britain continue to implement Tory austerity.
The inquiry into child abuse investigations set up by home secretary Theresa May hit yet more problems last week.
Around 400 people held a die-in yesterday evening, Wednesday, at west London’s plush Westfield shopping centre.
Mexican students' body found; millions of workers set strike in Italy; and coordinated strikes grip Belgian capital
The Greek government brought forward a presidential election on Monday of this week.
Cities and university campuses across the US have erupted in fury after yet another white cop has avoided charges for killing a black man.
Homecare, airport, gas station and convenience store workers joined fast food workers in a strike for better pay and union rights on Thursday of last week
Workers have no interest in bringing down Britain’s national debt, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans
The British government has never been shy about cosying up to tyrants and their regimes, says Judith Orr
In the freezing, dark winter mornings groups of migrants huddle together on Honeypot Lane in Stanmore, north west London.
As Toffs and Tories panic about land reform, Raymie Kiernan says their vast estates are stolen goods that we must take back
Tate Modern looks at 150 years of war; Mary Lloyd Jones at 80; Still the Enemy Within; and the Foo Fighters' new album
Electricity is a visually brilliant film, but its greatest strength is that it remains down to earth in telling an unheard story, argues Emma Davis
The problem wasn’t carrying out torture. It was that releasing a report into torture might increase the chance of terrorism.
Peers moaned that they couldn’t possibly cope with a cut in the quality of champagne available in the Lords, while millions queue for food banks.
Comrades in Sheffield were sad to hear of the tragic passing earlier this year of Dave Fisher.
Education and abuse, building a left alternative to Labour, speaking out and artificial inteligence
‘Don’t worry, I’ll get so-and-so to pull me out of the jacuzzi before the whores turn up’
Multimillionaire Tony Blair has called for MPs to be paid more
Gaza residents reveal reality of ‘reconstruction’ and floods