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Greedy MPs take ‘second jobs’ as £67,000 just isn’t enough to live on
Top bosses at Barts Health NHS Trust in east London resigned last week amid a growing financial crisis. Chief executive Peter Morris and chief nurse Kay Riley went a fortnight after it reported a £93 million budget deficit.
Andrew Clayworth, a former Labour parliamentary candidate, will stand for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) in the general election in Nottingham South.
Over 400 people attended the Unite Against Fascism (UAF) conference in London last Saturday.
Supporters of the Islamophobic group Pegida plan to hold an “anti-Muslim” protest in Newcastle this Saturday.
Motorway maintenance workers employed by Amey struck for 24 hours on Friday of last week and Monday of this week.
Care workers in Barnet, north London, walked out for 48 hours on Tuesday of this week.
Teachers at four schools in Lewisham, south east London, are set to strike on Thursday of next week.
A four-day strike by UCU union members at Barnsley College, Yorkshire, set to begin on Monday of this week, was suspended after bosses offered concessions at talks.
Campaigners protested and blocked roads at the Whitechapel site of the Crossrail project in London on Monday of this week.
Nearly 30 organisations have written to Scottish National Party (SNP)government energy minister Fergus Ewing demanding that Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) is included in Scotland’s fracking ban.
As anti-cuts protests took place across Britain last week a nightmare vision of the future of local services came from Northamptonshire.
Anti-racists held a lively protest outside a Ukip public meeting in Bradford Upon Avon on Friday of last week.
Protesters blocked the entrance to London’s City Hall on Monday of this week as Tory mayor Boris Johnson prepared to present his budget.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) government in Scotland has agreed what is in effect a £7 million no-strike deal with the Prison Officers Association (POA).
Council tenants and supporters marched on Haringey Civic Centre in north London on Monday of this week in protest against redevelopment plans.
Politicians are in a frenzy over three teenagers alleged to have left to join Isis, writes Judith Orr
ITV workers move towards strike | Fast Food Rights campaign meeting |Justice Alliance | Barnsley Freedom Riders | protests against Work Capability Assessments
Police lied about the Hillsborough football disaster, according to a doctor giving evidence to inquests this week.
A prominent climate change denier was exposed last week as having received around £800,000 from the fossil fuel industry.
A 24-hour strike by firefighters in England will have a big impact, but only sustained action can win their pensions dispute, writes Annette Mackin
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) will be standing parliamentary candidates across Britain in May’s general election.
A five-day strike by workers at the National Gallery in central London has got bosses rattled.
Scottish police carried out more than 600,000 stop and searches in 2013-14.
Privateer Maximus takes over Work Capability Assessments; Scottish prison plans; Cardiff Abortion Rights' March for Choice
Thousands of striking firefighters blocked the streets of central London around parliament yesterday, Wednesday, as they protested against Tory attacks on their pensions.
National Gallery strikers and supporters targeted gallery boss Mark Getty yesterday, Thursday, on the final day of a five-day walkout.
Anti-fascists protesters in Newcastle outnumbered racists from a group called Pegida by ten to one on a demonstration today, Saturday.
Members of the largest health workers’ union, Unison, have voted by two thirds to accept a pay offer put to them after union leaders wrongly called off strikes last month. The turnout was 17 percent.
A blast ripped through a demonstration in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv last Sunday, killing two and injuring ten people.
France’s centre-left government resorted to extraordinary measures to push a new attack on workers through parliament last week.
Israeli army opens floodgates | Activists jailed by Egyptian court | Thousands join US oil strike
As a European Union deal locks Greece into austerity, workers plan more protests, writes Dave Sewell
The 30th anniversary of the 1984/85 miners’ strike has reconnected millions of us who took part in that great struggle. And it is inspiring younger people to fight back today.
Judith Orr warns that the anti-abortionists’ latest sneaky attempt to undermine women’s right to choose won’t be the last
There was something very peculiar about the agreement thrashed out between Greece’s radical left Syriza-led government and the Eurogroup of finance ministers.
Ramsgate in Kent is at the heart of the constituency where Ukip’s Nigel Farage is standing to become an MP in May. Sadie Robinson spoke to people in the town about the reality of their lives and why they oppose Ukip and its racist scapegoating
Socialists Joseph Daher from Syria and Sameh Naguib from Egypt spoke at a recent conference about the situation four years on from the Arab Spring, writes Nick Clark
The new Human Rights Human Wrongs exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery in London places iconic news images in context, writes Michelle Adhemar
This documentary begins with a shot of a massive crowd gathered in a square. This is Maidan square in the Ukrainian capital Kiev at the peak of the movement against the government.
Hinterland | History is now: 7 artists take on Britain | Freedom Highway complete
Workers around the world took hope from the radical left party Syriza’s victory in Greek elections. But weeks later that hope is wearing thin.
The latest MPs’ scandal shows that there’s one law for the rich and another for the rest.
Including letters on the corruption and cuts behind abuse scandal and justice for Henry Hicks
Tory Eric Pickles has attacked Sheffield council for spending around £687,116 on translation services between 2011 and 2014.
Tenants and campaigners fighting social cleansing on London estates spoke to Dave Sewell about their battles against the bailiffs, cops and councils