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The world was horrified by shootings and suicide bombings that killed at least 129 people in Paris on Friday of last week.
Police in Northern Ireland have given a commitment not to arrest any more former soldiers over the Bloody Sunday killings.
UCU union members in the Open University (OU) plan a national strike on Wednesday 25 November followed by a series of regional walkouts.
Teachers in the NUT, NASUWT and ATL unions at Small Heath School in Birmingham were set to strike on Wednesday of next week.
Right wing politicians and the media want to use the terrorist attacks in Paris to ramp up racism against Muslims, writes Judith Orr
A 19 year old victim of the Hillsborough football disaster was alive after the match had been stopped, inquests have heard.
There is no library service in Lambeth today, Wednesday. Staff at all ten libraries across the south London borough have walked out in protest at the Labour-run council's cuts plan.
The fight for the NHS is on after junior doctors declared war on the Tories with an overwhelming vote for strikes this week.
Driving examiners began a two-day strike today, Thursday, against bosses’ plans at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to increase their working day to fit in more tests.
An unofficial post workers walkout in Bridgwater, Somerset, has forced concessions from management.
Hundreds of protesters confronted Indian prime minister Narendra Modi when he visited Downing Street last Thursday.
Fast food Rights campaigners protested across Britain on Tuesday of last week.
building bosses Suez have been granted an injunction against protests by construction workers in Haverton Hill in Teesside.
Up to 500 people rallied outside Downing Street in central London on Thursday night of last week.
Up to 100 people rallied against the racist English Defence League (EDL) in Bradford, west Yorkshire, last Saturday.
A series of shootings and suicide bombings killed at least 129 people in the French capital Paris on Friday of last week.
As steel unions prepared for a mass rally against job losses in Sheffield this Saturday bosses warned of deeper cuts.
Moazzam Begg was a detainee in Guantanamo Bay. He spoke to Socialist Worker about the aftermath of the Paris attacks
Junior doctors will strike three times next month if they back industrial action in a ballot ending on Wednesday of this week.
In the first hours after the attack, journalists and politicians took to Twitter to blame Muslims and demand they disassociate themselves from the violence
Some 8,000 jobs could be slashed after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced plans to close 137 tax offices last week.
Driving examiners were set to strike on Thursday and Friday of this week over changes to conditions.
GMB elects new general secretary | Water workers protest in Durham | Will bus stoppage get drivers a break? | Two-day rail strike called off in Wales | Leicester fire crews protest over cuts | London’s teachers demand housing
Around 200 library campaigners joined a lobby of a Lambeth council scrutiny committee meeting on Tuesday of last week.
There are just over two weeks left to vote for the next general secretary of the Unison union.
Lecturers at Scotland’s Further Education colleges are balloting for sustained strikes over pay in the New Year.
There was a defiant mood at last Saturday’s Unite the Resistance (UTR) conference in central London.
As the French state locks down following last week’s attacks in Paris, protesters have refused to be silenced. Some have already begun to defy its bans on demonstrations.
Left wing parties were expected to form a government in Portugal this week. A vote of no confidence on Tuesday of last week brought down the shortest-lived government since Portugal’s revolution, lasting just 11 days.
Around 40,000 fascists and their extreme nationalist supporters marched in Warsaw on Wednesday of last week—Polish Independence Day.
The editorial committee of Al Manshour (Socialist Forum) in Lebanon report from Beirut in the aftermath of last week’s deadly suicide bomb attack
The US has launched new extended airstrikes in eastern Syria. French jets bombed the city of Raqqa.
Whenever there is a terrorist attack the intelligence services use it to demand more resources and powers.
Transgender people face prejudice and violence. Laura Miles takes issue with those who fail to support their struggle
Positively the stupidest thing said about the Paris attacks came from the French president, Francois Hollande, when he denounced them as an “act of war”. Of course they were, but this war didn’t start on Friday of last week.
Trade union leaders talked a good fight against the Tories’ new bill, but never delivered one. Raymie Kiernan looks at why the officials hold back—and what we can do about it
Another 14 people drowned off the Greek island of Lesvos last week. Photographer Guy Smallman met the refugees arriving at Europe’s shores and the people helping them. Dave Sewell exposes how European Union leaders claim to be offering “support” but in reality are responsible for the continuing crisis
The bleak Hunger Games book and film saga speaks to a generation. The final instalment, Mockingjay part 2, shows why it’s so popular, writes Dave Sewell
After some backroom profiteering, Percy Shelley’s Poetical Essay: The Existing State of Things has been made public some 200 years after it was thought lost.
This highly awaited series adapts the classic novel by Philip K Dick—in which the allies lost the Second World War.
The shock of the terrible deaths in Paris has led to an outpouring of international solidarity from ordinary people.
Bute shows how anti-refugee racism can be pushed back
The Paris climate summit may fall short, but a movement can grow out of opposition to it, says Martin Empson