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Five Picturehouse cinemas to strike on Saturday as company recruits strike-breakers

In a repeat of one of the largest strikes in British cinema history, five Picturehouse cinemas will strike simultaneously this Saturday, 15 April.

Hundreds protest for LGBT+ rights outside Russian embassy in London

Over 600 LGBT+ people and their supporters joined a protest outside the Russian embassy in west London last night, Wednesday. 

'Removing guards removes our safeguard'—passengers denounce Southern Railway

People protested at London Bridge station.

Unofficial action by migrant workers at London hospital beats back multinational

Low paid migrant workers at an east London hospital have beat back privatising bosses with unofficial action. Now they’re raring to fight for more.

Air strike in Syria escalates tensions between the US and Russia

A major US missile strike against the Russian-backed Syrian regime has brought the world’s biggest superpowers closer to military confrontation.

Anti-racist march applauded in Croydon after horrific attack on asylum seeker

Alistair Farrow reports from Croydon anti-racist march, while Sadie Robinson speaks to migrants about the hell that is Britain's immigration system

Guards hit back with coordinated rail strike

Coordinated rail strikes by around 2,000 workers on three networks has hit hard against bosses’ dangerous cost-cutting today, Saturday.

East London teenager to be deported by Tories' racist rules speaks out

Abdul Hassan, who turned 19 today, Sunday, spoke to Socialist Worker about the trauma the threat is causing him.

National strikes need to be a part of the fight against the Tory attacks on education

The education funding cuts are a national attack and require a national response.

Can Jeremy Corbyn save the Labour Party from its poll quagmire?

Recent policy announcements could help revitalise the party but Corbyn should be bolder, says Nick Clark

Mark Duggan’s killer advised cops involved in Anthony Grainger shooting

The public inquiry into the death of Anthony Grainger by police continues. Last week the inquiry heard of a previously unknown meeting by firearm officers with the killer of Mark Duggan.

The Unite union needs a fighting leadership - vote Ian Allinson for general secretary

As Unite union members vote in a leadership election dominated by debate about the Labour Party, the Tories are using the military to break strikes.

Rape victims denied benefits

The Tories want to deny benefits to some rape victims. Their nasty attack snatches money from vulnerable women and children.

Banks lied over rates swindle

Top bankers lied about their lending rates before the 2008 crash—and the plot went right up to the Bank of England.

Industrial round-up - Nurses consider walkouts against Tory pay cap

Nurses consider action over pay cap, Scottish lecturers back strikes, walkouts on at BMW and Woolwich Ferry, social workers want strikes in Kirklees

Anti-fascists are all smiles in Birmingham

The English Defence League failed in its attempt to incite Islamophobia and hatred of Muslims last Saturday.

Association landlords get more power over tenants

Housing associations were deregulated by the Tories on Thursday of last week

Solidarity with refugees after Dunkirk fire

A refugee camp near Dunkirk in northern France burned down on Monday. Some 1,500 people are now in desperate conditions and fearing deportation.

Snoopers demand more monitoring powers

Tory home secretary Amber Rudd is on the warpath following Khalid Masood’s attack on parliament last week which left five people dead.

Labour council pays £80,000 a year for consultants to push Haringey demolitions

Haringey council’s plans to demolish seven estates in the north London borough took another step forward this week. The £2 billion redevelopment project is the biggest of its kind in London and will set a dangerous precedent if it’s allowed to go ahead.

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