Shadow chancellor John McDonnell laid out what he said were the Labour leadership’s plans for transforming the state at an event on Monday evening.
Workers at The John Roan school in Greenwich, south east London, struck on Wednesday. The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into a privately-run academy.
The Democrats won a majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. But the Republicans increased their majority in the Senate.
A damning report slammed the government’s brutal benefit sanctions regime. It said the human cost of sanctions, where benefits are withheld, is “simply too high” and “pointlessly cruel”.
Sea routes are becoming deadlier, but the Tories are refusing to offer refuge, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Solidarity is growing for a nurse and leading union activist who has been suspended from holding office in the Unison union.
London boroughs are sending people to live on industrial estates in Harlow, Essex.