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Protest for Tommy Robinson in London is a warning about the threat of fascism

Tommy Robinson, anti-fascism, anti-fascism, Tommy Robinson, march, demonstration, London Around 15,000 fascists and racists rallied for jailed Nazi figurehead Tommy Robinson on Whitehall in central London on Saturday.

Womens’ marches show the mood to relax abortion laws in Northern Ireland

womens rights, abortion, protest, demonstration, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Suffragettes Pressure is growing on politicians for reform of draconian abortion law in Northern Ireland, reports Sarah Bates

Trump’s G7 antics reflect tensions in the ruling class

Trump’s G7 antics reflect tensions in the ruling class US president Donald Trump caused a stink at the G7 summit of world rulers last weekend. He then aired the ruling classes’ dirty laundry on Twitter.

Officer who stopped Rashan Charles ‘panicked’ inquest is told

Rashan Charles, police, Hackney, east London, protest, Stand Up for Racism A man who helped a police officer restrain Rashan Charles before he died has told an inquest that he was trying to protect Rashan.

Hundreds join vigil in Beeston, Leeds, after arson attacks on mosque and Sikh gurdwara

Beeston, Leeds, anti-racism, anti-fascism, vigil Over 200 joined a vigil in Beeston in Leeds on Sunday after arson attacks on a mosque and Sikh gurdwara.

How to fight against academies

How to fight against academies Teachers, parents, campaigners and others will meet in London this Saturday to discuss the battle against academies.

Health workers vote to accept NHS below-inflation pay deal

Health workers in England and Wales have accepted a below-inflation pay deal cobbled together by the Tories, unions and NHS bosses.

Housing workers strike in their fight for fair pay and feel stronger for it

Workers at Tower Hamlets Community Housing (THCH) began the second week of their two- week strike on Monday.

‘I am excited to build for this strike ballot’, say civil service workers

Civil service workers begin a ballot for national strikes next Monday, and PCS union activists are organising to win a thumping Yes vote.

Battle is on to build pay fight in the UCU - and to transform union democracy

Around 80 UCU union members from across Britain met in London last Saturday to discuss building struggles over pay and pensions—and transforming their union.

Confident mood on big picket line as Wigan NHS staff strike against outsourcing

Confidence reigned on the picket lines as hospital workers across Wigan Borough began their second 48-hour walkout on Friday.

May’s ‘Brexit dividend’ NHS funding plan backfires and creates chaos in the Tories

Theresa May’s pledge to boost NHS funding through a £20 billion “Brexit dividend” backfired spectacularly on Monday.

After landmark court case - Universal Credit is cruel and useless

The Tory rollout of Universal Credit (UC) unlawfully discriminates against disabled people, the High Court ruled last week.

European rulers plot new clampdown on refugees after Aquarius docks in Spain

Hundreds of refugees arrived in Spain on Sunday after more than a week stranded in the Mediterranean Sea.

Firefighters join angry march to demand justice for Grenfell

Some 2,000 people marched from Downing Street to the Home Office on Saturday to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Wigan health striker says, ‘Join protest to keep the NHS public’ as five-day strike looms

A march in London on 30 June can help take on the Tories’ plans to push outsourcing and privatisation in the NHS ahead of the service’s 70th birthday, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Sorrow and anger on the streets of North Kensington one year on from Grenfell

The mood was sombre in North Kensington on Thursday as people remembered those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Far right humiliated in Lewisham as anti-racists wreck Anne Marie Waters event

Far right Islamophobe Anne Marie Waters and her supporters were humiliated in Lewisham, south east London, on Tuesday evening.

Care workers won’t shift under bosses’ pressure

Workers at seven care homes in Bath and North East Somerset struck over pay on Wednesday of last week.

Reports round-up

Parents and teachers at Springfield School in Birmingham stood together on the picket line last Thursday against plans to make overworked teachers take on even more work.

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