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A man who fled the Nazis and came to Britain as a child refugee has slammed the Tories for locking out today’s refugee children.
Four in ten homes in Britain are either too expensive, too cramped or too shabby to live in, according to housing charity Shelter.
Adult social care services in England are at “tipping point”, according to the Care Quality Commission watchdog.
RMT union members at Southern rail struck on Tuesday. It was the start of a further three days of action over safety and the role of guards.
Workers at the Asda supermarket chain have won the first battle in a legal fight for equal pay.
Angry striking bin workers in Sheffield stepped up picketing on Monday in their second one-day walkout over pay after scabs were brought in from London.
The sites where Britain’s weapons of mass destruction are developed face strike ballots against an attack on workers’ pensions.
A parliamentary report into antisemitism argues that 75 percent of antisemitic abuse and attacks are perpetrated by the far right.
Strikers at the Hackney Picturehouse cinema in east London were boosted by solidarity last Saturday.
Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon told the party’s conference last week that there will be a consultation on plans for a second independence referendum.
Swathes of the Great Barrier Reef’s coral have died after a devastating “bleaching” event triggered by ocean warming this year. It is one of a series of alarming signs of capitalism driving whole ecosystems to destruction.
Hundreds of protesters marched in London last Saturday against the proposed Ceta trade deal between the European Union (EU) and Canada.
The UCU lecturers’ union’s Higher Education Committee (HEC) has unanimously agreed to back London Met branch’s request to “greylist” the university.
Around 100 people marched through Norwich last Saturday against a hospital ward closure.
Teaching assistants (TAs) employed by Labour-run Durham County Council were waiting for the result of their strike ballot against pay cuts this week.
Eight men have been found guilty of 19 charges relating to sexual abuse of three girls – over a decade after one reported the abuse to police.
Around 250 postal workers in Luton and Leagrave delivery offices are out on strike today, Wednesday, in a row over disciplinaries.
Politicians and newspapers have whipped up a vile debate about whether small numbers of refugee children arriving from Calais are adults.
The hyped up media war on refugees escalated this morning, Friday, in a slightly bizarre way.
A spontaneous demonstration over housing costs by up to 1,000 people in the Egyptian city of Port Said this week brought growing frustrations over the country’s social crisis onto the streets.
The campaign against the Tories’ hated Housing and Planning Act took a big step forward yesterday, Saturday, with a 300-strong summit of activists, tenants, residents and councillors.
Authorities in France began removing migrants and refugees from the Calais “jungle” camp today, Monday. It was home to some 8,000 refugees, including 1,500 children and young people.
The ‘Yorkshire’s Finest’ group has links to fascist organisations such as the National Front, reports Phil Turner
Around 150 people protested outside the French embassy in London on Monday night.
The United States and Russia backed brutal assaults on major cities this week. Both are designed to boost their control in a strategically and economically crucial part of the world—regardless of the cost in civilian lives.
A revolt by students in South Africa against a tuition fee rise has grown into an all-out fight for quality, free and decolonised education.
A leadership coup inside the Spanish equivalent of the Labour Party may have restored the Spanish Tories to office.
Public sector unions in Greece are gearing up for a new general strike against Syriza’s austerity drive, writes Panos Garganas in Athens
A new report hails the ‘digital platforms’ that are making workers ‘independent’. But the claims are misleading, writes Alistair Farrow
The Syrian war is an obscenity, a brutal meat-grinder that consumes mainly the innocent. It goes on only because it is in the interest of rival imperialist powers and their local clients and allies.
On its 60th anniversary, Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the Hungarian Revolution where workers and students battled for power—and shook a regime that claimed to represent them
A coal slide killed over a hundred people—most of them children—yet it could have been avoided. It was caused by bosses’ neglect and the complicity of some miners’ union leaders.
Alistair Farrow goes undercover at the Mipim UK property speculators' convention
A new exhibition explores the work of 17th century artist Caravaggio and his followers—and the turbulent period that produced it, writes?Julie Sherry
Westworld depicts a society where the rich pay vast amounts to take out their basest desires on a virtual reality populated by synthetic humans and animals.
This harrowing but powerful film to be shown on BBC Four next week exposes the human impact of the Australian government’s cruelty to refugees.
it’s never a good sign for a prime minister when they are forced to say they have “full confidence” in their chancellor only a few weeks after appointing him.
Footballer Ched Evans was found not guilty of rape last week, following a retrial after his conviction for rape in 2012.
We need unity in action to combat the rise of the far right across Europe. That was the message to take away from the Stand Up To Racism conference.
‘First “child migrants” arrive’
Nia Griffith is one of those who quit the shadow cabinet, only to return following Jeremy Corbyn’s re-election as Labour leader.