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GALLERY - Big crowds flock to hear Jeremy Corbyn in Yorkshire

A gallery of photographs as crowds greeted the Labour leader in Morley, Sheffield and Leeds

Reports round-up: Protest against Chagos deportation

Protest against Chagos deportation|Walkouts to shatter miserly pay offer |Anti-war protest outside Downing Street|Let’s humiliate the Nazis in Liverpool

Sacked for wanting wages - the reality of workers’ rights under the Tories

Eleven workers fired by swanky restaurant Beach Blanket Babylon (BBB) in Shoreditch, east London, have been holding nightly protests outside it since management sacked them last week.

EHRC strikers resist the onslaught on public sector jobs

Workers at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are fighting sackings brought on by Tory budget cuts.

Forest Hill strikers battle on as Plumstead Manor strike wins

Strikers formed a noisy picket line at Forest Hill School in south east London. It was the eighth walkout in a struggle to stop cuts.

Nigel Farage is hounded by protesters as anti-racists take on the ‘politics of fear’

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage had to face a Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) protest on his visit to Eastleigh in Hampshire on Sunday.

Education fights can beat the cuts

Large protests and campaigns show the fury at schools funding cuts. A huge march through Lancaster last Saturday showed the fury at a Tory schools funding cuts plan—and potential to build resistance to it.

Birmingham protest to take on the anti-abortion bigots

Abortion rights campaigners are planning a mass demonstration against the “March for Life” in Birmingham this Saturday.

Video of alleged police assault brings the racists out of the woodwork

A video of three people allegedly being assaulted by police in High Wycombe on Friday 5 May after the stop and search of a vehicle has now received 135,000 views.

Labour manifesto that breaks from its past helps lift Jeremy Corbyn's support

Manifesto launch shows an alternative but compromises to right will only weaken it, says Nick Clark

Fujitsu strikers refuse to give in to IT bosses

Workers at IT services firm Fujitsu struck on Thursday and Friday of last week in a continuing dispute over a raft of cutbacks.

Accelerate action over BMW attacks

Car workers struck at four plants around Britain on Tuesday to stop BMW Group bosses’ closure of their pension scheme.

Theresa May can't hide from questions and protests

Theresa May is finding it increasingly hard to hide away from voters as the general election campaign intensifies. This evening, Tuesday, she arrived at BBC headquarters in London to appear on the One Show.

Solid walkout in Scotland as EIS Fela members step up their fight

College lecturers in Scotland walked out again today, Tuesday, for their third national strike in a fortnight. It was another demonstration that workers are prepared to take the bosses on.

Forest Hill School teachers strike for seventh time to stop school cuts

Teachers at Forest Hill School struck for the seventh time today, Wednesday, in a battle to stop savage cuts.

Scottish college strikers turn up the heat on the SNP over pay and cuts

The Scottish National Party (SNP) will be feeling the heat today, Wednesday, from a strike of over 4,600 EIS Fela union college lecturers. The workers' second walkout in seven days across 20 further education (FE) colleges across Scotland comes the day before every council is up for re-election.

Tory plot to attack pensions will put more older people at risk

Tory strategists are deciding whether they will gamble on a new way to attack pensioners and future pensioners.

Tory election gains are a serious warning to Labour and the left

The local election results are an urgent warning of what could happen at the general election. They mean the left has to redouble its campaigns against the Tories and for a win for Labour led by Jeremy Corbyn.

Don’t be fooled by the Green Party liberals

For many years the Greens—or at least some of them—seemed to be to the left of Labour.

Glasgow voters say Labour needs to represent workers - and not make cuts

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has emerged as the largest party in the four major cities in Scotland following today's council elections. The Tories also made considerable gains, mainly at Labour's expense.

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