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Edson Da Costa’s family continue to fight for truth and justice as funeral approaches

The funeral of Edson Da Costa was set to take place in London on Friday of this week. Edson died in June after being stopped by police in Newham, east London.

Vigil calls for Justice4Daz

Family and friends of Darren Cumberbatch, who died after contact with police, gathered at Coventry cathedral last week.

Racist cops try to ruin Notting Hill Carnival

With a tribute to Grenfell, an anti-racist float and 1,000 arrests, this year’s Notting Hill Carnival was deeply political, Tomáš Tengely-Evans reports

Argos strikes have the bosses worried

Workers at Argos distribution centres entered the third week of their three-week strike

Jeremy Hunt’s spin over NHS staffing levels will make crisis worse

Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt is trying to mask the spiralling staffing crisis in the NHS through spin about hiring more workers.

Sexism is what stops reporting of rape

The case of a woman jailed for lying about rape highlights systematic hypocrisy over sexual assault, writes Sadie Robinson

Sheffield strikers debate next steps in jobcentre closure fight

Workers at a jobcentre in Sheffield ended a two-week strike on Friday of last week.

Reports round up: anti-fracking campaigners plan demo in North Yorks

Anti-fracking groups in North Yorkshire plan a demonstration I Manufacturing workers strike in Manchester I Anti-fascist protests I Bank Holiday bus strike l High Wycombe Pride

Escalation can break impasse in BA cabin crew battle

Striking British Airways (BA) cabin crew conclude their current wave of strikes this week in a “pause for peace”.

Right wing MPs celebrate Labour’s shift over Brexit

The Labour Party has made a shift on its position over Brexit that will please some of left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn’s most bitter enemies.

We're worth more - how workers are fighting back at McDonald's

McDonald’s workers at the heart of organising historic strikes told Tomáš Tengely-Evans how they did it

Western bombs slaughter civilians in Raqqa

The Western-backed offensive to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Isis has killed “hundreds of civilians”.

Theresa May's racist scapegoating crashes into the reality of migration

Official figures released in the last few days have underlined how the debate about migration is rooted in scaremongering and lies.

Cheers for Corbyn at Glasgow mosque show how Scottish Labour could revive

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke to around 2,000 people at rallies and mass meetings in Glasgow yesterday, Thursday.

UN officials slam Tories for breaching disabled people's human rights

Britain’s government is breaching disabled people’s human rights, a United Nations (UN) committee heard yesterday, Wednesday.

Let’s party against the racists at Notting Hill Carnival

Love Music Hate Racism will be part of this year’s Notting Hill Carnival event in west London.

A song of ice on fire—Greenland burns

What appears to be Greenland’s largest ever fire is now burning into its fourth week. First spotted on 31 July, it’s expected to stay ablaze well into September.

Tories' racist scheme to bury the truth about Grenfell

Survivors and other people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire have been cynically and shamefully betrayed by the Tories.

Barts health dispute at critical stage

The fight by outsourced health workers in east London against multinational Serco is at a critical stage.

Reports round-up: Peace activists won’t be intimidated by cops at Menwith Hill

Also: London bus control workers to strike | Council workers ballot in Coventry | Rashan Charles inquest delayed | Sellafield bosses ban meeting ahead of ballot

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