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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

Court backs up the Tories and locks refugee children out of Britain

The high court delivered a blow to refugees and migrants last week. It rejected a challenge to the Home Office’s closure of a scheme for unaccompanied young refugees.

Reports round-up: Capita, Sellafield, Mears, Croydon trams, Plymouth DWP and more

Also: Ministry of Defence cleaners protest | Opposing Fujitsu victimisation | Manchester Airport strike off | Shetland Gas Plant pay row | Brighton University jobs fight | Moshe Machover reinstated

Eritreans in London protest over state crackdown

Over 300 Eritreans protested outside Downing Street in London calling for an end to repression in Eritrea, religious freedom and an end to the regime of the current president, Isaias Afwerki.

Jeremy Corbyn tells bosses at the CBI conference that Labour isn’t their enemy

Jeremy Corbyn made an effort to reassure bosses at their CBI conference on Monday that a Labour government would not threaten their profits.

Post workers’ mass gate meetings show the fight is still on at Royal Mail


Coordinated transport strike set to bring cities to a standstill

Bus and rail workers in the north west of England were set for a coordinated strike this Wednesday.

Celebrating the 1917 Russian Revolution - and debating the lessons for today

Hundreds of people marked the centenary of the Russian Revolution at the Celebrating 1917 conference in central London last Saturday.

Academy school workers strike against sick pay assault

Workers at Charlton Park Academy special needs school in south east London struck on Tuesday.

Tax havens show the hypocrisy of the rich

The Paradise Papers have exposed the secret tax scams of more than 100 multinational corporations, including Apple and Nike. Plus the queen and Tory Lord Ashcroft.

Thousands march for justice for Palestine

Supporters of Palestine marched through central London on Saturday, to call for justice 100 years since the Balfour Declaration was signed. The declaration gave Britain’s official support to the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine and signalled the beginning of a century of Palestinian oppression.

New documentary shows cover-up behind Ulster Volunteer Force killings

Six Catholic men were murdered in a rural Northern Ireland pub in 1994. Who was responsible?

Government announces contaminated blood inquiry - but there’s still no chair

The government announced plans for a full statutory inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal. But it failed to announce a chair for the inquiry.

Bank of England’s interest rate hike will hit workers’ living standards

The Bank of England has raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point from 0.25 to 5 percent.

Climate change displaces millions and is set to get worse, says new report

Climate change is already driving millions of people from their homes in poorer countries around the world.

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