Dated: 10 Oct 2017
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Theresa May narrowly survived an internal Tory party coup attempt last week in one of the worst weeks of her leadership so far.
The stability and strength of the Tories was on display for all to see as Theresa May delivered her keynote speech to the Tory party conference on Wednesday.
Workers at five sites of the Picturehouse cinema chain walked out on Wednesday to begin their latest round of strikes. They protested outside the opening of the London Film Festival.
Train guards struck on four networks this week over the implementation of driver only operation (DOO) trains.
Postal workers in Royal Mail will strike for two days from 19 October—their first national walkout since 2009.
Labour’s shadow home secretary Diane Abbott and leading trade unionists have raised concerns about the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).
The FLA claims that its marches are to oppose “extremism”. But it has attracted known racists and fascists—and Saturday’s protest showed its true colours.
Thousands of demonstrators joined a march called by the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) in London on Saturday. Stand Up To Racism supporters gathered at Downing Street as the FLA marched, The march heard speeches calling for deportations of terror suspects, attacks on shadow home secretary Diane Abbott and declarations of "war".
The Tory-led council that ignored safety warnings ahead of the Grenfell Tower fire is still trying to sideline residents’ voices.
A Jamaican man detained at Morton Hall immigration removal centre in Lincolnshire died in hospital on Tuesday of last week.
Several thousand people joined a march in central London on Saturday of last week called by the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).
The Labour Party expelled a prominent Israeli anti-Zionist academic and campaigner last week, citing antisemitism.
A coachload of protesters rallied at Downing Street last Saturday demanding justice for Yassar Yaqub, who was killed by police in West Yorkshire on 2 January.
Durham teaching assistants (TAs) began voting this week on the latest pay deal offered to them by the Labour-run council.
Royal Mail bosses ran to the courts this week in a desperate bid to stop workers from striking.
Up to 2,000 people marched against the public sector pay cap in Edinburgh last Saturday.
The Scottish National Party (SNP) conference in Glasgow this week met in a subdued mood. It follows a general election where the SNP fell from 56 MPs to 35.
Up to 60 people—including ten bin workers—attended a meeting in support of the Birmingham bin workers on Tuesday of last week.
The government of Catalonia is days away from a decisive test. It has a clear mandate from voters to declare independence from Spain—and a threat from the Spanish government to shut it down if it doesn’t drop the idea.
Trump is ratcheting up tensions against Iran
Austrian parliamentary elections on Sunday could see the fascist Freedom Party return to government as part of a right wing coalition.
A vicious homophobic campaign is underway in Egypt.
The Spanish state is fighting tooth and nail to undermine any declaration of independence by the Catalan government. It will take the power of the working class to win
“When one joins the civil guard, one declares civil war,” wrote the novelist Ramon Sender in 1936, the year his native Spain disintegrated into war.
Some on the left see battles for independence as dividing workers, while others back them as fights for liberation. Dave Sewell looks at how to judge national struggles
Labour councils and Labour’s leadership seem to be on opposite sides of the fight for better housing.
Many people will be familiar with prominent figures of the Russian Revolution such as Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky and Alexandra Kollontai.
With stunning cinematography and a powerful plot, Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel with everything that fans will want, writes Gabby Thorpe
If Rosalind Nashashibi doesn’t win the Turner arts prize, then something’s gone wrong.
Theresa May has presided over vicious racist assaults both as prime minister and home secretary.
Public services are at breaking point after seven years of Tory austerity.
Boris Johnson’s latest comments on Libya have rightly provoked anger.
Rupert Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers apologised in court and agreed to pay damages to a former army officer whose computer and emails were hacked.
As 110,000 postal workers prepare for a national strike for 48 hours from 19 October, Nick Clark rifles through the bosses’ mail to expose the excuses for worsening conditions