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Labour’s confusion over Europe could save May

The Labour Party is struggling to unite around a single line from which to attack the Tories

Explained—why there is a crisis over Brexit now

Rows over a new Brexit bill have intensified divisions among the Tories and the bosses. None of them want a way forward that will benefit working class people

GALLERY - On the march against racism and fascism

Pictures of the 17 November demonstration by Guy Smallman

Extinction Rebellion shuts down five London bridges

Thousands of climate change activists blocked five central London bridges for hours on Saturday, leading to arrests and causing chaos for the cops.

Tens of thousands on the march against racism and fascism

It showed the sort of fighting unity we need against the lies and the division peddled by the racists and the far right.

Demonstration in central London calls for resistance to racism and fascism

Thousands of people marched on Saturday. Trade unionists, Labour Party members, Brazilians, Muslims, councillors, socialists, Palestine campaigners and others all joined the march.

Thousands gather for anti-racist unity demonstration in London

Thousands of people joined the national demonstration against racism and fascism in central London this Saturday.

Tory austerity destroys lives for ideological reasons, says UN official

"What I saw is a lot of misery. A lot of people feel the system is failing them. They feel the system is there just to punish them,” said the UN's Philip Alston

What’s the deal with the Tories’ Brexit agreement?

The Tory Brexit deal seeks to protect business and attack migrants.

As May clings on—call for protests and demand a general election

This should be the moment for Labour and the trade unions to call for protests everywhere demanding May out, Tories out and a general election now

Cabinet accepts Theresa May’s Brexit deal but Tory chaos continues

The Tory cabinet accepted Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal—after a five-hour meeting on Wednesday.

Anti-racists take on far right Steve Bannon in Edinburgh and Oxford

Anti-racists are taking on far right ideologue Steve Bannon’s attempts to whip up racism in Britain.

Humiliation for racists and fascists in Norwich, Coventry and Cardiff

Around 1,000 anti-racists and anti?fascists outnumbered a motley crew of no more than 50 racists and Nazis in Norwich

Rising struggle at Street Cranes

Workers at Street Cranes escalated their action this week to 48-hour stoppages on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Overwhelming votes say no to 3 percent pay deals

A battle over local government pay in Scotland could be looming after more workers rejected their latest pay offer.

Use Brexit rows to get the Tories out

Government ministers were summoned to an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss a Brexit deal. It was unclear whether it would be approved by the cabinet, and still more uncertain what will happen when it goes to parliament. May's crisis is far from over.

Education round-up—Workers plan walkout for higher pay at six colleges

UCU union members across six colleges are expected to strike over pay on 28 and 29 November.

Reports round-up—Shutdown on Central Line

Tube drivers shut down the Central Line on Wednesday of last week as they walked out in a dispute about fair treatment at work.

Millions on Universal Credit left poorer by Tories’ budget

A majority of claimants will still be worse off under the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) despite extra money promised in the budget.

Don’t give cops more power to use stop and search

Police chiefs want to make it easier to harass black people. They have met with senior Tories to discuss getting rid of requirements that cops must have “reasonable grounds” to search someone.

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