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Sacked PCS union rep Candy Udwin won her reinstatement after an all-out strike at the National Gallery.
More than 800 junior doctors marched in Manchester on Tuesday of last week to chants of “Tories out” and “strike, strike, strike”.
Anti-racist and anti-fascist protesters outnumbered Scottish Defence League (SDL) protesters by ten to one in Edinburgh last Saturday.
Activists across Britain are organising solidarity with refugees and challenging the right’s scapegoating and racism.
Students led a demonstration on Friday of last week against planned job cuts at the University of Manchester.
Construction workers from Unite, GMB and Ucatt unions protested in Liverpool on Wednesday of last week.
Tractor factory walkouts, Jersey anti-cuts protest, Unite cancels conference, Globe workers accept deal, fast food party
A former police officer has told a court that a West Midlands Police (WMP) officer pressured him to change his evidence on the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.
The Scottish National Party’s (SNP) teflon coating has begun to come unstuck after revelations of a handout to a big music promoter and MPs cashing in on property deals.
An inquest court has heard evidence about the alteration of police statements in the wake of the Hillsborough disaster.
Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, still faces brutal treatment even though he is up for release.
A month after David Cameron pledged to take in 20,000 Syrians from refugee camps near Syria, details remain vague.
New rules target Palestine solidarity movement
Steel giant SSI which owns the Redcar steel works in Teesside, north east England, went into liquidation on Friday of last week.
Traffic wardens in Camden, central London, have voted for further action in their pay dispute.
Around 40 street lighting workers in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, struck on Friday of last week against attacks on pay.
A protest against a proposed third runway for London’s Heathrow Airport was set to take place in the capital’s Parliament Square from 11am this Saturday.
A week of resistance to the Tories is continuing in Manchester.
Nominations for the general secretary election for Britain’s largest public sector union, Unison, end on Friday of this week.
Workers at Barnet council in north London were set to strike for 24 hours on Wednesday of this week.
National Gallery strikers marched back to work on Monday of this week after beating bosses’ attacks on their terms and conditions. They had been on 111 days of strikes against privatisation.
Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey offered last week to abandon opposition to a key section of David Cameron’s new Trade Union Bill.
A big turnout on last Sunday’s TUC march shows a growing mood to fight, Socialist Worker reports
Hundreds of people protested outside Tory Party Conference yesterday, Tuesday, in support of Refugees. The protest was organised by Stand up to Racism (SUTR).
Workers at an Essex tractor factory are fighting for a pay rise—after years of bosses using “flexibility” to squeeze as much out of them as possible.
Portugal’s right wing government lost its majority in parliament to parties of the left in a general election last Sunday.
A crackdown has left 77 Palestinians injured by live rounds and rubber bullets in clashes with Israeli settlers in the West Bank and Jerusalem last Sunday.
Chalon-sur-Saone council in southern France voted last week to ban schools from providing alternative meals for children who don’t eat pork. Anti-racists protested outside.
The Tories are talking up the prospect of winning a vote for airstrikes in Syria.
US bombs killed 22 people in a hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan last Saturday. The dead included 12 doctors and ten patients.
Two bombs exploded at a peace demonstration in Turkey's capital Ankara yesterday, Saturday.
Russia’s military intervention in Syria has confirmed the most basic reality of the war—outside powers increasingly dominate Syria’s fate.
North Sea oil bosses are driving through cuts that will put the lives of those on oil rigs at risk. Workers preparing to resist spoke to Raymie Kiernan about what is at stake
Racism distorts culture and produces toxic stereotypes. But Ken Olende warns against throwing out the class solidarity that our rulers fear in opposition to ‘cultural appropriation’
BBC One’s crime series River is more like an art film than a TV series—and is stronger for it, says Judith Orr
Socialist Worker takes a look at a selection of upcoming events for this year’s Black History Month:
Christina broom was one of the first press photographers in Britain. Her photographs—some never displayed before—capture London in the beginning of the 20th century. Royal pomp continues as the city mobilises for the slaughter of the First World War, but powerful social movements are also pushing for change.
Manchester this week was a tale of two cities. One is behind the police cordons and giant metal security fence. Within this enclosure the rich and powerful mixed in comfort.
Terrible violence marred last Sunday’s protest against the Tories in Manchester. It was a sorry day for the movement against austerity.
Denis Healey, an old Labour right winger, called himself socialist. But his real legacy is dumping principles for power, says Simon Basketter
Readers write in on the Labour Party’s debate on Trident renewal, the Tory conference, and doctors' protests
David Cameron claims he will leave office having made the Tories the party of “ordinary working families”.
‘It’s important to do the stuff behind the scenes’
Andy Burnham’s speech welcomed refugees but said migrants cause low wages, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans