NUT members voted overwhelmingly for ballots aimed at boycotting the hated Sats tests next year.
Teachers in some English schools could strike in the summer term in response to Tory funding cuts. Delegates at the NUT union’s annual conference in Cardiff unanimously voted for the plan last weekend (see below).
Anti-racism was a big theme of the NUT teachers' union conference. Many delegates had visited Calais and Dunkirk in France to support refugees under attack, while others have suffered racism in Britain.
Manus Deery was only 15 when he was shot dead by a British solider in Derry in May 1972. The coroner’s finding that he was “a totally innocent victim” is a welcome and long overdue victory for his family.
As cuts create a massice social care crisis, care workers told Raymie Kiernan the Unison union election is chance to build resistance
Letters from Baghdad examines Gertrude Bell known as the female Lawrence of Arabia—but it glosses over Britain’s bloody conquests, writes Eleanor Claxton-Mayer
Theresa May’s has called for a general election on 8 June—it means we have a chance to get her rotten Tory government out.
Clashes with police erupted after the Grande-Synthe refugee camp was burnt down, and the EU has been blasted for turning a blind eye to refugees
Cruel immigration checks are putting vulnerable people off seeking the health care they need, writes Dave Sewell
The number of people refused disability benefits has seen a massive spike in the past year.
More coordinated rail strikes to defend the role of the train guard have been announced by the RMT rail union.
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) is calling on anti-Nazis to join two protests on Saturday 3 June.
NUT union members at three London secondary schools were set to strike this week over job losses that workers say are linked to funding cuts.
Includes short reports from the latest strikes in manufacturing, IT services, higher education, local government, plus news from abortion rights, housing and climate change campaigns
Workers at five sites of the Picturehouse cinema chain struck today, Saturday.
Teachers have unanimously called on their NUT union to call a one-day strike against education funding cuts next term.
Warmonger Donald Trump ratcheted up tension across the world with a ruthless demonstration of US power this week.
Nangarhar province which borders Pakistan is typical of rural areas in Afghanistan. It consists of small farming communities and is desperately poor.
British authorities have rounded up around 30 Iraqis and locked them into detention centres in recent week.
We talk about how terrible the crisis in the NHS and social care is, but it’s significantly worse now than it has ever been.