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Cops used out of date profile of Anthony Grainger, inquiry into his death hears

A police officer who built a profile of Anthony Grainger did not intend firearms officers to use it, a public inquiry has heard.

After Southern drivers reject shoddy deal—unions should turn up the heat on Tories

Southern Railway train drivers have rejected the deal cooked up over ten days of talks by the TUC union federation, rail bosses and their Aslef union officials by 54 percent to 46 percent.

Activists hail York's largest anti-racism meeting in living memory

As many as 175 people packed into the York Stand up to Racism rally

Labour council pushes ahead with massive attack on council housing

A Labour council in north London took a step closer to launching a massive attack on council housing tenants last night, Tuesday.

Revolt in France over police violence and rape

Protests have shaken France this week after the brutal actions of police assaulting and raping a young black man with a truncheon.

Turkey steps up attack on workers in education

New decree in Turkey gives president Erdogan even greater powers already resulting in mass suspensions and dismissals of workers

Take heart from the hospital cuts protests and take fight to the Tories

Anger at Tory attacks on the NHS is fuelling protests to beat them back.

Tory ‘gentleman’s agreement’ shames the nasty party that slashed social care

Tory ministers made a dodgy deal to increase social care funding with the leader of a Tory-run county council that includes several top MPs’ constituencies.

Wider action needed after forced sackings by EHRC

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have sacked ten workers with only a days notice while they were on strike against budget cuts and redundancies

Reports round up—Southern rail dispute, housing campaigns and abortion rights

Why was there no second worker on these trains?: Copeland council strikers confront the fat cat mayor: Fight against eviction threatened by a charity: Now step up the pressure after another Tory attack: New challenges in the battle for abortion rights.

Striking for eight days—BA cabin crew escalate the fight in pay struggle

British Airways “mixed fleet” cabin crew have called eight days of strikes in nine days—escalating the fight against their employers' poverty pay.

Bosses in AWE of workers power in pensions dispute

Strikes took place at the Atomic Weapons Establishment’s (AWE) two sites in Berkshire and workers are not going to take having their pensions slashed

Clive Lewis backs off, but the Labour right is out for Corbyn’s blood

Labour MP Clive Lewis appears to have backed down from challenging left wing party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Welcome refugees—not Donald Trump

A tide of hatred for US president Donald Trump has isolated Theresa May in her insistence on bringing the bigot-in-chief to Britain.

Sexual liberation in the Russian Revolution

The 1917 Russian Revolution saw many gains for LGBT+ rights. These were inseparable from the fight for socialism

Attacks on abortion in the US meet resistance

Activists are fighting Donald Trump’s new attacks on abortion rights, writes Eleanor Claxton-Mayer

Left winger set for election challenge to Unite union leader Len McCluskey

Unite union general secretary Len McCluskey looks set to face an election contested from the left as well as the right.

All out for Stand Up To Racism demos on 18 March

Anti-racists are building for demonstrations called by Sand Up To Racism in London, Glasgow and Cardiff on 18 March.

Protest on Monday 20 February as MPs discuss the petition against Trump's state visit

On Monday 20 February MPs will discuss the petition against Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain - and mass protests can turn the heat on Trump and Theresa May. Join these demonstrations in your area to say Trump isn't welcome here.

In Ireland movement grows for a referendum on abortion rights

The 8th Amendment in Ireland makes abortion illegal but there is growing support for repeal and safe access to abortions

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