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More people died in Grenfell Tower fire than the Tories will admit


New figures suggest that some 99 people died in the Grenfell Tower fire—and Kensington and Chelsea council is still dragging its feet on rehousing survivors, says Alistair Farrow

May hangs by a thread as Tory Brexit fallout gets nasty


Theresa May was losing her grip over her own party as MPs prepared to debate the European Union (EU) Withdrawal Bill on Tuesday.

A shift to the left for Labour in Scotland?


The new leader of the Scottish Labour Party is set to be named on Saturday—with left-backed candidate Richard Leonard hoping to win the election.

Protesters keep up the resistance to fracking at Preston New Road


Up to 200 trade unionists and environmental campaigners joined an anti-fracking solidarity rally and march at the Preston New Road fracking site near Blackpool, Lancashire, on Saturday.

Fall of Priti Patel brings vile Tory government one step closer to the brink


Two cabinet ministers have now resigned from their posts in the space of a week. Disgracefully both remain as MPs. The government is in an even deeper crisis.

The scandal of Israel’s occupation of the Golan Heights is bigger than Priti Patel


Priti Patel, the Tory international development minister, is expected to be sacked over secret deals to fund Israel’s army in the occupied Golan Heights.

Bus and rail strikes hit back at bosses


Workers on six rail networks and a major bus company created widespread disruption with a coordinated strike today, Wednesday.

‘No Trump, No war’ protests greet US president in South Korea


Donald Trump had to slink away from protesters who are building an anti-war movement

Tax dodgers are parasites in paradise


Imagine being in a supermarket and seeing wealthy, well-dressed people passing through a special checkout.

Allegations about Labour figures shouldn’t be dismissed by blaming the right


Claims have been made about Labour Party members - and they cannot be simply ignored

Tory sexual harassment crisis shows that Parliament is a cesspit


Westminster is reeling following revelations about systemic sexual harassment and abuse.

Top Nazi Tommy Robinson’s book launch is messed up in Manchester


Around 150 people joined a protest in Manchester last Friday in opposition to a book launch by fascist English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson.

‘Lie after lie’ by accused in refugee beating trial


The prosecution in the trial of six people charged in relation to an attack on refugee Reker Ahmed summed up its case last week.

Ealing NHS cuts plan is ‘thrown into disarray’


West London health bosses face calls to resign after regulators rejected their blueprint for cuts last month

Fast results for cleaners at Ferrari dealer


Two sacked cleaners at a luxury Maserati and Ferrari car showroom have won their jobs back—and the London Living Wage

Meeting says no to Trojan Horse lies


Hundreds of people joined a meeting in Birmingham last week about the Trojan Horse allegations—despite attempts to stop it.

Picturehouse cinema strikes are just the ticket


Workers at five Picturehouse cinemas in London struck on Sunday and Monday.

Kirby Misperton protesters are determined to battle the frackers’ new well


Chants of “Theresa May, hear us say, no fracking way,” rang across North Yorkshire countryside last Saturday as a 200-plus trade union solidarity march followed the PCS union’s samba band to Third Energy’s KM8 fracking well.

Haringey Labour falls out over housing plan


Also: Grenfell council goes for college

Civil service workers in the mood for a pay revolt


Civil service workers have voted by over 79 percent to fight over pay

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