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Tories risk a man’s life to push through deportation

Tories risk a man’s life to push through deportation The Tories are trying to deport a man so ill he needs medics on board the deportation flight.

Cuadrilla begins first fracking in Britain for seven years

Cuadrilla begins first fracking in Britain for seven years Fracking has once again started in Britain, another sign of how the government and big business are endangering the environment. Cuadrilla announced at 1pm on Monday it had started the first large-scale hydraulic operations for seven years.

Support the Glasgow strike for equal pay

Support the Glasgow strike for equal pay A key battle in the fight for women’s equality is about to take place in Glasgow. Workers across council services and schools are getting ready for a two-day walkout, reports Sarah Bates

Crunch time for Brexit deepens the Tory crisis

Crunch time for Brexit deepens the Tory crisis A crucial week for the Brexit process will further expose the deep divisions that lie at the heart of the Tory party

Grenfell Tower soil is ‘toxic’ and could put health at risk, says report

Grenfell Tower, Grenfell, fire, housing, north London The soil in the area up to a mile from Grenfell Tower is toxic. That’s according to the preliminary findings of a report due to be released early next year.

2,000 anti-fascists deal a blow to the far right DFLA

Unity against the DFLA Around 2,000 anti-racists joined a march and rally against the Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) in central London today. 

Join the protest against racist DFLA march in London

Anti-racists plan to protest against the Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) in London this Saturday.

Protest in north London against police brutality highlights cops' statistics

Cops in London used force over 40,000 times in the first five months of the 2018/2019 financial year.

Woman on benefits says—‘Tory benefit cuts forced me to starve’

The Universal Credit benefits regime has to be scrapped

Don't trust Theresa May’s housing pledge - demand new council homes

Theresa May announced last week that she was removing the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) borrowing cap for local authorities.

Stark warning issued over a global rise in temperature

A new report warns against further global temperature rises. Implementing it will mean challenging the logic of capitalism, argues Sarah Bates

Back Bolton health workers’ battle for NHS pay

Outsourced health workers in Bolton were set to begin a 48-hour walkout for higher pay on Thursday.

Theresa May’s desperate speech dances around the truth

Theresa May has declared an end to austerity, much of the mainstream press told us on Wednesday. But her speech to the Tory party conference in Birmingham did no such thing.

Wildcat walkout win at south London pub shows strikes work

Workers at a south London pub have declared victory after ending an indefinite wildcat strike.

Thousands march for more further education funding

Students, college workers and others marched through central London on Wednesday in protest at Tory funding cuts.

New rounds of rail strikes in battle for passenger safety

Train guards have announced a new programme of strikes over safety and jobs.

Push for more action on pay and pensions in universities

UCU union members were set to meet for a special one-day congress in Manchester on Thursday of this week. The aim is to discuss business that was not heard at the union’s annual congress earlier this year.

Tommy Robinson’s racists turn on Rotherham survivor

Rotherham abuse survivor Sammy Woodhouse has come under attack from racists and supporters of Tommy Robinson.

Reports round up: Support grows for all out walkout by dinner ladies

Dinner ladies at Ladywood School in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, are keeping up their indefinite strike against redundancies.

Cable workers’ march electrifies fight for pay

Workers at Prysmian Cables in Eastleigh, Southampton, were set to strike on Wednesday of this week.

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