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War novel set in alternate reality is a bewitching read


Part fantasy, part war novel, Witchmark is set in an alternative early 20th century and makes for interesting reading.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bedside robots are no replacement for NHS funding and human workforce


Seventy years since it was founded, the NHS is in crisis.

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.

Stop Trump's migrant raids


Every week brings another reason to take to the streets against Donald Trump when he comes to Britain on 13 July.

Birmingham home carers could return to picket lines


Home Care workers in Birmingham could launch a fresh wave of strikes in their fight to halt the imposition of harsh new shift patterns.

How to fight against academies


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

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.

‘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.

Housing workers feel strong striking for fair pay


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

Reports round up: Big march for NHS in Oxford


Workers at TGI Fridays delivered a letter to the business minister Greg Clark on Tuesday.

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.

Aerial shots that give new perspectives of the world


New attractions at the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne are incisive and engaging—but both make unsettling viewing, writes Janet Sang

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


Over 200 joined a vigil in Beeston in Leeds on Sunday after arson attacks on a mosque and Sikh gurdwara.

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.

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