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For David Cameron, being prime minister for a third term “might just be too many”. For many ordinary people, having him as prime minister for one term is more than enough.
Striking workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, have stopped an attack on their terms and conditions at fruit juice manufacturer Refresco Gerber.
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing parliamentary candidates in May’s general election.
Campaigners in north London held a victory march from Barnet County Court on Monday of this week after a judge postponed a hearing to evict them.
Ballot papers for the CWU union general secretary election were mailed out to members this week.
Thousands of offshore workers in the North Sea oil and gas industry could soon be drilling into the bosses’ profits.
Emergency control staff from Essex lobbied MPs at parliament over attacks on their working conditions on Wednesday of last week.
A loud, angry and young march through London showed the mood to take on racism, says Ken Olende
Workers in the NUT, NASUWT and GMB unions at three south east London schools began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.
Short news stories from the past week including MPs on the impact of benefit sanctions, the privatisation racket on the railways continues, public inquiry report on tainted blood scandal and IPCC to release report on Mark Duggan death
More than 500 black and ethnic minority people died at the hands of the state over the last 24 years. And no one has been successfully prosecuted for their deaths.
Around 100 anti-Ukip activists staged a protest last Sunday at a pub in Downe, Kent, that Nigel Farage regularly frequents.
Unison union members at Your Choice Barnet (YCB) in north London were set to begin a three?day strike on Wednesday of this week against a 9.5 percent pay cut.
Workers at the National Gallery in London began a five-day walkout against privatisation on Tuesday of this week.
East Sussex refuse strikes called off | Vigil against plans to shut down Dagenham Civic Centre | Anniversary event for Justice4Bolton | Meeting debates Ukraine and Nato | Appeal date set for cleaners' rep Clara Osagiede | Arrest as Blacklist activists target bosses
Around 200 college students and workers lobbied parliament on Wednesday of last week. They were protesting against cuts of up to 24 percent to adult education funding.
Health workers are furious with bosses at the Barts Health NHS Trust in east London for running Whipps Cross Hospital into the ground.
Dundee University | Greenwich Community College | University of Salford | University of South Wales
Over 500 Unison union members debated their leadership’s role in last year’s rotten local government pay deal at a special one-day conference on Tuesday of this week.
Police failed to stop a dangerous buildup of fans in the run-up to the Hillsborough football disaster, inquests have heard.
Teachers at St Andrew and St Francis School in Brent, west London, began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week.
A parliamentary report has criticised recent investigations into Birmingham schools.
Students occupied two London universities last week to stop course cuts and to demand free education.
Network Rail | London Midland | Abellio buses | First buses
Hundreds of Unison union delegates voted to restart their pay campaign on Tuesday, overturning the position of the union’s leadership.
Striking National Gallery workers in London held a rally outside the gallery in Trafalgar Square today, Thursday.
The Tories gloated when the final budget before the election was announced. But they have failed even by their own standards—and the only winners are the rich.
A new report has exposed the lack of care given to homeless teenagers.
Protesters gathered outside job centres across Britain on Thursday of last week to speak out against benefit sanctions.
A small revolt is beginning at a clutch of London’s universities as migrant workers fight to improve their terms and conditions.
The Israeli right’s victory will lead to more brutal attacks—and means we have to step up our solidarity, writes Nick Clark
Protests took place across Europe and beyond last Saturday. Anti-fascists in Greece called the day of action to seek solidarity against the Nazi Golden Dawn.
The latest standoff between Europe’s rulers and the Greek government began this week. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras and German chancellor Angela Merkel held crunch talks in Berlin.
The Tunisian government called for “national unity” between workers and bosses after a terror attack killed 23 people and injured tens more on Wednesday of last week.
Water charges demo in Dublin | Breakthrough for Spanish left | US oil workers return to work
Could Marine Le Pen’s fascist Front National (FN) win the next French presidential election in 2017? The dominant trend on the French left is to see the FN’s gains only through this prism.
As activists gather for the This Changes Everything event in London, Martin Empson looks at why workers are the key link in changing the world and saving the planet
As protests spread inside the brutal centres where refugees are locked up, current and former detainees tell Ken Olende the hell needs to end.
This opera was first performed in the shadow of the 1929 Wall Street Crash in Leipzig in 1930.
The Royal Academy’s exhibition of Richard Diebenkorn’s art brings together abstraction and the natural world and should not be missed, writes Nick Grant
Great songs aren’t perfectly polished. They depend on hooks that grab the listener from their opening chords.
Cops who had evidence implicating MPs and others in child sex abuse were threatened with the Official Secrets Act if they did not drop the cases.
The general election campaign has officially begun—though in reality it has already been going for more than a year.
Leading on Obama still fuels the fires that Bush’s wars started and including why we shouldn't support a call to vote SNP
Leading on the Afzal Amin scandal and including the City Link sackings
Refuse lorry drivers in Barking and Dagenham spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about their fight to defend a public service from the cuts and the local council’s plans to slash their wages