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London demonstration shows solidarity with Kurds against Turkish invasion of Syria


Around 20,000 people marched through London

Tens of thousands of people join big Extinction Rebellion march


March organisers Extinction Rebellion said 30,000 people marched

Extinction Rebellion actions target BBC HQ and fossil fuel bosses’ conference


Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists staged two more major direct actions in central London on Friday—the fifth day of their International Rebellion.

Hillsborough match commander had ‘extraordinarily bad’ failings, court hears


David Duckenfield's actions “contributed substantially” to the deaths of 96 football fans, a court has heard.

Turkish socialists condemn invasion of Syria and attacks on refugees


The Revolutionary Socialist Workers Party (Dsip) in Turkey calls for peace and support for refugees

Extinction Rebellion protesters take on aviation industry with occupation at London City Airport


Climate protesters occupied London City Airport

Cops launch major attack on International Rebellion


Chaotic scenes filled the streets of central London as police fought to throw Extinction Rebellion protesters off the streets

Bootle anti-racist postal walkout ends after bosses use strikebreakers and injunction


An unofficial strike over alleged racism and victimisation has ended after Royal Mail bosses used strikebreakers and a court injunction.

Battle for rights at HS2 site AND unions’ round-up


Protest at HS2 site PLUS action at Greenwich council, eCourier, Forbo flooring and London Underground

Compass strikes escalate, plus NHS round-up


Health workers working for subcontractor Compass have announced a fresh wave of strikes in their pay fight.

Thousands rally in Newcastle to hear Corbyn’s call for change


People queued the length of Northumberland Road before the event

International Rebellion day two - defiance and debates ignite the climate movement


The Extinction Rebellion (XR) rising in London at the start of this week was defiant, determined and a huge boost to the climate movement.

West London school strikes force bosses to back off


Strikes in west London have pushed Brent council to reconsider a plan to close a school.

Bradford library and museum workers call 14 days of strikes over millions in cuts


Library and museum workers in West Yorkshire have announced 14 days of strikes against millions of pounds of cuts.

UCU calls 14 more days of strikes at Nottingham College after buoyant pickets


The UCU union has called 14 more days of strikes at Nottingham College next month, where workers are engaged in a battle against punitive new contracts.

Indefinite walkout at Beis gets a result as caterers win their demands


Outsourced caterers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) marched back to work victorious on Monday morning, ending an indefinite strike.

News in brief - Thomas Cook, Duckenfield retrial, jail death, Grenfell report due


New revelations have shown that failed travel firm Thomas Cook paid out over £20 million in fees to lawyers, major accounting groups, and leading restructuring advisers just days before it crashed.

Activists defy cops to hold sites in London on first day of climate rebellion


The first day of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) occupation of London on Monday was shaped by resistance—and police repression.

Thousands descend on London as international climate rebellion begins


Thousands of rebels poured onto the streets of central London early on Monday morning to demand urgent and dramatic action on the climate emergency.

Cops clamp down on climate activists ahead of International Rebellion


A brutal show of force from the Metropolitan police on Saturday saw cops swoop in on one of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) warehouses, confiscate equipment and arrest activists.

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