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As Bristol’s mayor calls for protest against Tory austerity, Sadie Robinson looks at the fight against council cuts
Workers were on the move in central Manchester today, Friday, as strikers from Mears housing came to the town hall instead of mounting a picket.
The contradictory Sexual Offences Act of 1967 didn’t stop gay oppression in Britain—but it was an early harbinger of revolts that won much more, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Anger against the police and racism bursts on to the the streets of Hackney, east London
Solidarity from trade unionists and campaigners throughout this week has spurred outsourced health workers in east London to take on multinational Serco.
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott spoke to protesters outside Stoke Newington police station in Hackney today, Saturday.
Over 350 people have attended a march in Nuneaton, Warwickshire over the death of Darren Cumberbatch after contact with the police
Speakers at a rally and other witnesses have given their accounts of how Darren Cumberbatch died
The fire left hundreds of people without homes and saw dozens of buildings fail new safety checks—and two months later neither problem is being addressed, reports Alistair Farrow
The Tory government confirmed it will “temporarily suspend” enforcement of minimum wage rules for big care firms last week, following corporate lobbying. And it has potentially handed them a huge subsidy.
The free movement of people between Britain and the European Union (EU) is set to end with Brexit in March 2019, the Tories have decided.
Sharif Cousins was shot in the chest in Hereford Close, Birmingham, by police last Wednesday.
Also: Demo against Trump | Strike vote at Chivas | Picturehouse ready for new strikes | Ballot at Coventry children's services | Post Office pay ballot | Conviction overturned for nuclear protesters
Ofsted inspectors said that Kirklees council in West Yorkshire Children’s Services staff are “not able to complete all the tasks needed to support children and families effectively”.
Workers picketed the Bank of England wearing masks of its rich governor Mark Carney this Tuesday as they began a three-day strike for better pay.
More than 30 Freedom Riders travelled to York on Monday to demonstrate outside a British Transport Police disciplinary hearing.
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) tries to pretend it is respectable but has attracted some of the worst elements of the far right.
Workers at train maintenance company Arriva Traincare were set to walk out on Friday 18 August over their bosses’ latest refusal to improve a pay offer.
For the second Saturday in a row, anti-fascists protested at a fascist incursion into the town of Rochdale last weekend.
Workers in the UCU union in higher education have voted to accept a below-inflation pay offer. Bosses had offered just 1.7 percent.
Two workers who brought the landmark employment tribunal case against taxi firm Uber over their bogus self-employment are back in court in September.
Striking cabin crew have squeezed their first concession out of intransigent British Airways (BA) bosses—and refuse to be conned back to work.
Bin workers in Birmingham are waging a heroic fight against the Labour council’s funding cuts. Labour councils often condemn Tory austerity while passing it on.
The courts handed a big present to Ineos, the largest shale gas exploration company in Britain, on Monday.
A public meeting on Wednesday this week underlined the deep mistrust survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire feel towards the inquiry panel headed by Sir Martin Moore-Bick.
Chants of "Scrap the cap" rang out in front of Downing Street as over 200 nurses protested against the Tories' 1 percent public sector pay cap in central London today, Thursday.
Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have announced that they may have “reasonable grounds” to suspect that corporate manslaughter offences have been committed.
As of Friday British Airways (BA) cabin crew have struck for 70 days. The current four-week strike is set to run to 15 August.
Mass protests last Friday forced Israeli forces to reopen the Al Aqsa mosque to all worshippers.
Splits within the US ruling class threaten to topple US president Donald Trump—but they may not be enough on their own.
Elections to Venezuela’s new constituent assembly last Sunday saw long voting queues in poorer, more pro-government neighbourhoods.
If you keep crying “Wolf!” don’t be surprised when the real beast enters the room.
Russia’s revolution showed there can be no women’s liberation without socialism, and no socialism without women’s liberation
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After revolution overthrew Russia’s ruling Tsars, a lucrative industry grew around relics of the old regime
This year’s Edinburgh Festival has been caught up in political controversy before it has even begun.
The seventh season of Game of Thrones is well underway and has been met with much rejoicing from fans.
The people at the top of society are in trouble. We need to be organised to exploit their vulnerability and force them out, and fight for a better society in the process
British newspapers were furious at a bomb maker who was jailed on terror charges last week.
Unite union assistant general secretary Tony Burke praised the car industry, especially the “close working relationship” between employers and union.
A gaggle of far right fools have managed to make a mess of “Defending Europe”.