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Asda workers speak out - bullying and threats add to anger over new contract

Asda, GMB, workers, march, demonstration, protest, contracts Asda workers are furious at supermarket bosses’ plans to impose a punitive contract that would rip up their terms and conditions.

Tory plan for Brexit is a threat to ­two million EU migrants

Tory plan for Brexit is a threat to ­two million EU migrants Whether you voted Leave or Remain, we should all defend migrants’ rights writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

12,000 march in Aberdeen for Scottish independence

March for Scottish independence 17 August 2019 The most popular chants were “Say hey, say ho, Boris Johnson's got to go” and “We want independence now”'.

London marchers show solidarity with Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protest London 170819 Up to 1,000 people joined the Stand With Hong Kong protest, which gathered in Trafalgar Square before marching to Downing Street and Parliament Square

Protesters stage ‘kiss-in’ in London against bigotry and LGBT+ hate

LGBT, bigots, kiss-in, protest, London LGBT+ people staged a “kiss-in” to beat back the bigots in London’s Parliament Square on Friday.

PCS strikers unite their fights over pay and outsourcing with Liverpool protest

PCS, strike, walkout, protest, demonstration, outsourcing, pay, Liverpool Cleaners and caterers from London and Liverpool marched together on Tuesday, uniting their battles over low pay and outsourcing.

Angry Asda workers march against new contract


Up to 1,000 Asda workers and their supporters marched in Leeds against the bosses' assault on workers' lives.

Workers ready for all out strike in Bradford NHS fight


Hundreds of health ­workers in West Yorkshire have voted to start an indefinite strike from Monday 26 August against a dangerous new form of privatisation.

Protests in London as India declares its control of Kashmir


The Indian government has held a special ceremony to announce that it is in control of the disputed area of Kashmir.

Muslims face ‘structural Islamophobia’ under terror law border checks


Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have been harassed at Britain’s border under a draconian terror law, according to a new report published on Wednesday.

Riot police lash out in Zimbabwe


Riot police in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, fired tear gas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters last Friday.

Democrats barred from Israel


Israel barred two prominent US politicians from entry last week because of their support for Palestinians.

After Portland, Trump gives boost to far right protest


Anti-fascists in Portland, Oregon, saw off some 100 far right demonstrators last Saturday.

Iceland’s ‘dead’ glacier is proof that time is running out to tackle climate chaos


People in Iceland held a “funeral” last Sunday for the country’s first glacier lost to climate change.

Failing Nazis cancel rally for Tommy Robinson in London


Supporters of jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson have called off a protest planned to take place in London on Saturday.

Transport round up: Rail workers keep up fights for safety


 

Reports round up: Hundreds join the Silent Walk for Grenfell


Over 1,000 people joined a protest in Manchester last Sunday to remember the Peterloo Massacre of 1819.

Event remembers 1911 rail strike in Wales


Hundreds of trade unionists, campaigners and local people gathered in Llanelli, South Wales, last Saturday to remember the 1911 rail strike.

Stop the DSEI arms fair in London


Activists are organising to disrupt an arms fair at London’s Docklands. Actions are set to take place 2-9 September.

Tayside pharmacists dispense a solution to pay dispute


Pharmacy support workers at NHS Tayside began an indefinite strike on Monday.

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