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There’s no austerity for them. Just days after Google did a sweetheart tax deal with the Tories, the firm has handed vastly more money to its top bosses.
Junior doctors in the British Medical Association (BMA) were set to strike on Wednesday of this week against health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans for dangerous new contracts.
Teachers at Birmingham’s Small Heath School began a three-day strike today, Tuesday, in an increasingly bitter dispute with school bosses.
Well-done protest over tips at STK | Strike vote at Spalding Grammar School | Week-long walkout against library cuts in Bromley | Post workers meet ahead of pay talks | NUJ union keeps FT’s presses rolling | Mushin Ahmed murder trial begins in Sheffield | Day of action over Sports Direct
Turkish state forces massacred 60 people in a basement in the Kurdish district of Cizre on Sunday of last week.
College lecturers in the EIS-Fela union were set to begin a strike ballot over pay on Friday of this week.
Further education (FE) lecturers and support staff have announced an England-wide strike for Wednesday 24 February.
Momentum’s ever tighter focus on the Labour Party is a retreat that limits its potential to mobilise, warns Nick Clark
Also: Maintenance workers' action over safety could have a big impact
The jury in the Hillsborough inquests will have to “resolve the conflict” of evidence given about fans’ behaviour, coroner Sir John Goldring has said.
Steel giants Tata and ArcelorMittal posted losses last week for the last three months as low steel prices continue to eat into profits.
Some 500 crane operators and support staff working for Ainscough struck for the second time on Monday of this week.
Protesters rallied outside Blackpool Football Club in Lancashire on Tuesday at the beginning of a five week inquiry that could determine the future of fracking in Britain.
ENGLAND’s biggest academy chain is failing nearly half of its secondary school pupils, according to a damning report by schools watchdog Ofsted.
Campaigners spoke of a “new hope” for pushing back racism at Unite Against Fascism’s annual conference last Saturday.
The TUC’s week of action against the Trade Union Bill began on Monday with plans for workers to hold workplace meetings and protests against the new anti-union laws.
David Cameron said on Monday that prison reform is “one of the great progressive causes”.
Rank and file offshore workers staged a day of protest in Aberdeen today, Tuesday, over job losses and bosses’ attacks on workers’ terms and conditions
Junior doctors are on strike today across England against Tory plans to bring in new contracts. The contracts would tear up workers' terms and conditions, and put patient safety at risk.
Junior doctors across England walked out for the second time in defence of the NHS, today, Wednesday.
Senior Labour Party figures in Birmingham have launched an attack on teachers at Small Heath school who are defending their union rep against victimisation.
A junior doctors’ strike has challenged Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans to push through more attacks on the NHS today, Wednesday. This was the second 24-hour strike by junior doctors in the British Medical Association (BMA).
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt is set to announce that he will impose a dangerous new contract on junior doctors.
Some 200 people joined a rally organised by Stand Up to Racism in Balham, south London, last night, Wednesday.
An overwhelming majority of teachers think new tests for four year olds are unfair or inaccurate, according to a survey. And many say the tests are an excuse for the Tories to attack teachers and push the market in education.
The Tories have thrown down the gauntlet to the trade union movement by imposing a dangerous new contract on junior doctors. If health secretary Jeremy Hunt gets away with crushing the British Medical Association (BMA), it will give confidence to every union-bashing boss.
Refugees in a large section of the “jungle” camp of Calais have been given a week to leave—or be forced off when it is bulldozed.
Tens of thousands of people are fleeing Syria’s second city Aleppo to gather at refugee camps around the Oncupinar gate on the border with Turkey.
A key electoral test for austerity is set for the end of the month in Ireland. Workers have been assaulted by the outgoing and the previous governments for the past eight years.
Bernie Sanders, who calls himself a socialist, has won a thumping victory in the New Hampshire state election for the Democratic Party presidential candidate.
At a meeting in Manchester last week I heard a Syrian refugee describe his plight and that of his family. It was heartbreaking. Essentially the same story could be told of millions, and their number increases daily.
How did a dull document about the European Union get the Tories at each other’s throats? Tomáš Tengely-Evans answers your questions
The First World War’s longest battle began 100 years ago this month in Verdun, northern France. By the time it ended in December more than 300,000 had died and many more were missing or wounded.
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has shocked people across the world— and it’s just the latest ruling class assault inflicted on ordinary people in the US city, writes Alistair Farrow
New book City of Thorns uses interviews to build a powerful picture of the lives of refugees in the world’s largest camp in Kenya, writes?Ken Olende
Electronic Superhighway showcases over 100 artworks that look at the impact of computer and internet technology on artists from the mid-1960s to today.
Alastair Morgan speaks to journalist and screenwriter Peter Jukes about the murder of his brother Daniel Morgan.
One of the biggest sporting events in the world was dominated by a musical tribute to an armed revolutionary group last week.
Much of the media eagerly publicised the news that professor Angus Dalgleish was due to make a speech attacking migrants.
Readers write in on the Islamophobia and racism, debate Syriza's record in office, Labour and Momentum, plus more.
‘You will not find the Guardian or Observer writing about “bogus asylum seekers”’
Esther McVey, the former TV presenter and employment minister, had the bad luck to be one of the few Tory MPs to lose a seat to Labour last year.