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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and shadow cabinet member Diane Abbott showed solidarity with refugees by visiting the "Jungle" refugee camp in Calais today, Saturday.
Three refugees appeared before a judge at Canterbury Crown Court on Thursday of last week. They had evaded fences, razor wire and police at the Calais entrance to the Channel Tunnel and walked the 31 miles to Britain.
Momentum, the network set up to organise Jeremy Corbyn supporters, holds its first national meeting on 6 February.
Anger against the Tories’ Islamophobic “Prevent” strategy is growing in the face of a right wing witch hunt.
Muslim women took to social media to mock Tory David Cameron’s racist and sexist slur that they are “traditionally submissive”.
Housing firm forced to back down—but asylum seekers tell Socialist Worker they suffer terrible conditions
Tube unions Aslef, RMT, TSSA and Unite suspended a 24-hour walkout set to begin on Tuesday of this week after bosses made a new offer.
Junior doctors are set to strike across England on Wednesday 10 February.
Police have never interviewed the key defendant in a child sexual abuse trial, a court heard last week.
The London Autograph ABP gallery has two interesting exhibitions. One is by Brazilian photographer and sculptor Mario Cravo Neto.
UKIP has lost its majority on Thanet District Council in Kent.
Scottish education union EIS-Fela has called on the Scottish National Party (SNP) government to make college bosses comply with a new national bargaining process.
Also: fighting dismissals at Glasgow Life
Despite minor setbacks, the Tories’ push for even more anti-union laws continues—and must be resisted.
Strikes backing Fife postie |London students stage rent strike | Motherwell XPO workers’ pay fight | Protest against fracking in valley | Occupy to save 120 cider jobs
Around 500 crane operators and support workers employed by Ainscough, Britain’s largest mobile crane hire firm, have voted overwhelmingly to strike over pay.
A High Court judge has ordered 30 contractors, including Sir Robert McAlpine and Balfour Beatty, to disclose all correspondence linked to blacklisting. This practice denied work to thousands of trade union members.
Anti-fascists across Britain and the world will mark Holocaust Memorial Day today, Wednesday, and remember the genocide of 12 million people, including six million Jews. Holocaust survivors and their relatives have spoken to Socialist Worker about their experiences and why it's important to keep up the fight against fascism today:
Up to 100 students, teachers and anti-racists joined a protest outside Downing Street in London tonight, Wednesday. They demanded decent funding for English for Speakers of Other Languages (Esol) classes - and an end to the Tories' racist targeting of Muslims.
A defendant on trial accused of historical child sexual abuse offences has been found not guilty of one offence.
As thousands of people across Britain fear flooding, many are still reeling from the impact of floods last month. And they are angry at the lack of official support they have received.
A key ally of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has told party activists in north London to prepare for another leadership contest.
Around 1,500 people joined a lively march today in London to protest at the Tories’ housing bill which condemns millions more to a lifetime of insecure private renting.
Some 270 anti-Nazis confronted some 150 fascists in Dover today, Saturday.
Five years since revolution brought down the Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, mass protests have returned writes Jaouhar Tounsi
Security forces in Egypt targeted activists and critics of the military regime in the run-up to the fifth anniversary of the 2011 revolution on Monday.
French prime minister Manuel Valls claimed last week that refugees coming into Europe were threatening “the very idea of Europe”.
Last Thursday saw a tremendous victory for legal aid. After three years of campaigning Michael Gove announced a U-turn on the government’s plans for a two-tier duty contracts system.
Since the start of the year the stock markets have been going crazy. At one point global share prices were 20 percent below the high they reached last year. Some £2.8 trillion was wiped off shares.
Is politics in the United States about to get the shake-up it has needed for generations? With the campaign bandwagon of left wing Democrat Bernie Sanders gaining ground, it’s the question for millions of Americans. Charlie Kimber assesses his chances—and his politics
Our rulers often push racism to aid their war drives, while telling us they are defending women. Sadie Robinson demolishes their lies—and says liberation can only come from below
Oriel College, part of Oxford University, announced this week that having considered all the arguments—in particular those from its wealthy donors—it had decided not to remove a statue of Cecil Rhodes.
Hassan Mahamdallie spoke to Saba Shiraz about his play, The Crows Plucked Your Sinews, on Somali history and the war on terror
In the future they ate from the finest Porcelain Larissa Sansour’s exhibition features three short films set in the context of the urgency of Palestine’s political problems.
Turn anger against the Tories into action
Extraordinary new revelations this week show that a notorious bombing by Irish Republicans was planned and overseen by a British agent.
Esol teachers slam Cameron's cuts hypocrisy and a warning from a former prisoner
Quotes from the week's news
Google has agreed to pay back £130 million in back taxes, which is nice of them.
Multinational retailing giant Walmart is slashing 16,000 jobs and its subsidiary Asda is following suit. Nick Clark looks at what’s behind the attacks and how they can be beaten