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Anti-fascists protest in London and Birmingham to keep the Nazis down

Anti-fascists took to the streets to oppose the Nazis in Birmingham and London today, Saturday.

More than 1,000 march against Tories and DUP bigots in London

Over 1,000 protesters marched through central London today, Saturday, as two demonstrations united to take on the Tories.

Protesters furious with the cops demand justice for Edson Da Costa

Bitter anger against the police burst onto the streets of east London last night, Sunday.

Anger over Grenfell murder needs to focus on the very top

If the inferno victims are to see any kind of justice the buck can’t stop at the local council, argues Alistair Farrow

Right wing Labour MPs try to undermine latest gains

New polls have shown left wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn pushing his party to success. But right wing MPs and activists are already finding ways to drag it back to the right.

Bosses who plunged railways into chaos blame the unions that fought back

As rail unions announced new strikes, a long-buried report by former Virgin Trains executive Chris Gibb blamed them for the mess at Southern rail.

Strikes spread in London schools - and teachers' action can stop Tory funding cuts

Teachers at a number of London schools struck this week against cuts and the threats to education.

St Barts hospital cleaners launch bold programme of strikes for more pay

Around 1,000 outsourced hospital cleaners in east London are planning a programme of hard-hitting action against multinational Serco.

Social workers at Kirklees council plan a two-day strike against outsourcing

Social workers at Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of next week.

Islamophobic attacks soar as media and politicians push anti-Muslim hate

Police have reported a surge in Islamophobic “hate crimes” after the Manchester and London Bridge terror attacks last month.

Pro-Palestine activists' legal win pressures Zionists - but Tory attacks continue

A court ruling slapped down Tory attempts to curb the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign last week—giving a boost to pro-Palestinian campaigners.

Durham teaching assistants ‘will not be divided by dodgy deal’

Teaching assistants (TAs) across County Durham are gearing up to reject a deal cooked up by the Labour-run council and union officials.

Unison conference—members want less talk and more action from Dave Prentis

Since his re-election as Unison general secretary in December 2015 Dave Prentis’ leadership has been rocked by scandal and former allies now challenge his leadership.

Reports round up: nurses demand higher pay


British Airways dispute takes off with two-week strike

British Airways (BA) cabin crew were set to begin a two-week walkout this Saturday against the firm’s policy of removing their staff travel concessions.

Lecturers walk out against attacks in higher education

Lecturers and other university workers in the UCU union at Leeds University struck last Thursday.

NHS can deny abortions to women from Northern Ireland as appeal rejected

The Supreme Court has narrowly rejected an appeal demanding that women in Northern Ireland should receive free abortion services on the NHS in England.

Tories must answer for deaths in Grenfell fire

Years of cuts to council budgets, the fire brigade, and the deliberate running-down of council estates are the context of this tragedy

Outpourings of solidarity and anger after Grenfell Tower fire

Hundreds of people came from all over Britain to offer solidarity to the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, and to demand answers.

Three largest unions demand pay rise for local government workers

Unions representing more than 1.6 million local government workers are calling for a pay rise to break the Tory public sector pay cap.

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