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GALLERY - New images from the mass protests on the streets of South Korea


Protests demanding the resignation of president Park Geun-Hye have spread

Glasgow IT workers fear strike busters will undermine action against Labour council


Evidence of illegal strike-breaking has emerged amid an IT workers’ walkout, reports Raymie Kiernan

Yarl's Wood detainees speak out during protest in solidarity with refugees


A big protest in defence of refugees made links with detainees locked up at Yarl’s Wood, reports Freya Blake

Louise Casey's segregation report will whip up racism and demonise Muslims


A new report sparked headlines that migrants are not “integrating” into British society.

Skirmishes in battle for more rights at Crossrail


Construction workers on one of Britain’s biggest infrastructure projects downed tools after bosses tried to move a union rep off site.

Silver service workers can scupper the supper rush


RMT union members at the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool are balloting to strike on 23 December.

Guards' strike and drivers' action hit Southern rail but bosses run to the courts


Southern rail was hit by a three-day train guards’ strike and a drivers’ overtime ban from Tuesday of this week.

Tube workers in dispute as bosses’ cuts take their toll


Tube drivers’ strikes on London Underground’s Piccadilly and Hammersmith & City lines, set for Tuesday, were suspended by the workers’ RMT union.

Reports round-up


Workers at Debenhams department store in Manchester scored a victory after bosses tried to push their December pay back until after the Christmas holiday.

Durham TAs' strikes force council into retreat—but union officials call off action


Durham teaching assistants (TAs) have forced council bosses to retreat. But a chance for a clear cut victory was snatched away from them by union officials.

Don’t let the bosses sack Simon O’Hara


Bosses at Birmingham’s Small Heath School have sacked former NUT union rep Simon O’Hara.

Distribution workers go into battle for higher pay


Distribution workers in Solihull, Birmingham, planned to walk out for higher pay on Thursday this week and next Monday.

Students’ action on rents wins victory


Students at Goldsmiths University celebrated a victory last week as the university agreed to wave some £650,000 in rent for halls of residence.

Fighting against racism


More than 40 people joined a Stand Up To Racism vigil in Barking, east London, last week in support of Imran Khan.

Reports round-up: demo will defend Tina Rothery


Anti-fracking activists were set to gather in Preston on Friday in defence of Tina Rothery

NHS needs a movement to stop Tories’ cutbacks


The fight against Tory plans to axe hundreds of hospital departments and services is gaining momentum.

Slash, Trash, Privatise—what Tories' STP health cuts plan really stands for


The Tories’ Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) will axe health services and could push the NHS past breaking point.

Durham County Council climbs down over teaching assistant contracts—but threat of sack not withdrawn


Durham County Council announced today, Wednesday, it will not fire around 2,000 teaching assistants on 31 December and rehire them on worse contracts the next day.

Campaigners call unity vigil in east London after vicious acid attack


Activists in east London are organising to make sure their area is not divided by racism.

As far right rise in Europe, and Tories and Ukip attack migrants—build the fight against racism


Racist and far right parties across Europe are trying to follow Donald Trump’s success in the US.

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