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Pressure is mounting on Theresa May to lift the public sector pay cap with a new poll showing that 62 percent of people want it scrapped.
Residents and campaigners slammed the public inquiry into the Grenfell blaze as it began today, Thursday. They raised doubts about its scope and ability to deliver justice for the dead and survivors of the west London tower block fire.
Tory prime minister Theresa May has suffered a humiliating blow over the public sector pay cap.
Hundreds of people—most of them European Union (EU) migrants—rallied in Trafalgar Square last night Wednesday.
Around 100 London bus drivers and supporters rallied at City Hall this morning, Thursday, to present mayor Sadiq Khan with a ten point drivers’ bill of rights.
Firefighters in the FBU union rejected a pay offer yesterday, Wednesday, amid anger at being asked to perform extra duties for little extra money.
Hundreds of strikers and their supporters demanded the Labour council stops cuts and backs workers
Postal workers are working hard to deliver a thumping vote for nationwide strikes to defend their pensions, pay and conditions from Royal Mail bosses.
PCS union members at Sheffield Eastern Avenue jobcentre have led the fight against office closures and job cuts in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
A summer of strikes by bin workers in Birmingham has caused a political crisis for the Labour-run council.
Racist politicians and newspapers have seized on the arrest of two young refugees over the failed bomb attack in London last week.
Eight workers have been targeted after the recent sit-in and strike
Around 600 people protested against planned fracking in the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane last Saturday.
Teaching assistants (TAs) in County Durham are furious at their Labour-run council’s latest attempt to settle a dispute over pay.
Opposition grows to Haringey demolition plans. Tenants delay Genesis housing association merger.
Some 250 workers lobbied Glasgow City Council on Thursday of last week demanding they comply with equal pay legislation.
The trial of three police officers charged with perjury in relation to their account of the death of Kingsley Burrell began last week.
Survivors of the contaminated blood scandal met with the Reverend James Jones last week to discuss a possible upcoming inquiry. Nearly 80 attended the meeting.
Also: Aslef tube drivers call strike | Scotrail CCTV monitors | GTR train cleaners | NHS march in Brighton | Birmingham Mail | Ferrari and Maserati cleaners | Ritzy cinema | Serco tug boats | Co-op drivers | DSEI arrests
If you complain about the cops, the way you are treated will vary wildly depending on where you live.
Also: strike called at Badock’s Wood Primary School in Bristol
Members of Workers' Solidarity, Socialist Worker's sister newspaper in South Korea, spoke about what's behind the nuclear tensions—and how the South Korean working class movement is responding
Cop walks free despite evidence that suggests he planted a gun—leading thousands to join angry protests, reports Mark Longden in St Louis
The Spanish state is trying to prevent people in Catalonia from voting in a referendum on Catalan independence on 1 October.
Several thousand people joined the pro-independence Hope Over Fear rally in Glasgow last Saturday.
On 14 September 1867 Karl Marx’s Capital, Volume I, was published in Hamburg.
The Confederate statues being brought down across the southern US states are monuments to slavery that were built to bolster white supremacy. They’ve got to go, argues historian Brian Kelly
Judith Orr, author of the new book Abortion Wars, spoke to Sadie Robinson about what’s driving attacks on abortion—and the renewed resistance to them
Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky was at the forefront of the 1917 Revolution
Mother! apparently is in the Marmite category. You love it or hate it.
Reading this book triggered many personal memories, as an Egyptian teenage metalhead in Cairo in the 1990s. We would barter and trade metal cassettes, we would laugh over sensationalist media articles about “Satanists” invading Egypt.
The author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold delivers a tightly written novel that’s perfectly tailored for his loyal fans, writes Simon Basketter
Constance Marcievicz and Eva Gore-Booth, the subjects of a new piece of fringe theatre, were remarkable figures of the political tumult of the early 20th Century in Ireland and England.
Theresa May is desperately trying to gloss over the latest row engulfing the Tories.
After seven years of brutal attacks on public services there are almost one million fewer public sector jobs.
Steve Ludlam died last Tuesday after suffering from cancer.
Freedom of movement gives migrants and workers from Britain the right to travel and work across the European Union (EU).
I’m not advocating some mushy centralism.
War and climate change are key factors behind a rise in worldwide hunger—the first in over a decade, according to a new United Nations (UN) report