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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.

Huge Scottish independence march in Edinburgh shows thirst for real change

A huge march for Scottish independence swept through Edinburgh on Saturday.

More post workers join unofficial walkout over racism and victimisation

Hundreds of postal workers at a major Royal Mail hub have joined an unofficial strike over racism and victimisation.

Up to 30,000 get ready to join Extinction Rebellion climate action in London

“We’re going to make rebellion something everyone wants to do,” declared Extinction Rebellion (XR), just days ahead of its occupation of central London.

‘We want to change the regime,’ say Iraqi protesters despite repression

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in the capital Baghdad and other cities.

Unofficial post walkout in Merseyside in anti-racist solidarity with Muslim worker

Postal workers in Merseyside walked out on unofficial strike on Wednesday over claims a manager made a racist comment to a Muslim worker.

Homeless protesters occupy Chester council building after torrential rain

Homeless protesters who stormed a council building in Chester on Monday night were still inside on Wednesday demanding a place to live.

Questions to be answered after construction worker deaths

Why are some workers at the Bond Street station Crossrail site dying?

Reports round-up - solid strike hits Caledonian Sleeper

Workers on the Caledonian sleeper service struck for 36 hours from 12 noon last Sunday, causing all sleeper services to be cancelled.

Tayside pharmacy workers are staying out until they get a clear win

Scottish pharmacy health workers on all-out strike have refused to go back to work until bosses carry out their promises over pay.

Corruption, harassment and Brexit pile strain on Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson began his first Tory party conference as prime minister facing allegations of ­sexual harassment and ­corruption—and a looming Brexit deadline.

Ian McEwan’s new novella is Kafka with a difference

Ian McEwan’s new novella tells the story of Brexit and the political crisis it has caused.

Margaret Hodge faces reselection battle after vicious attacks on Jeremy Corbyn


Tory NHS lies crumble within hours

Tory lies over hospital building fell apart in less than 24 hours over the weekend.

Labour promises to axe hated Universal Credit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will scrap the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit if elected.

Demand the Scottish government act now on climate chaos

MSPs at Holyrood last week voted by 113 votes to zero, to adopt a new ­climate bill. Only the Greens abstained.

‘We have had enough,’ say sixth form workers preparing to strike

Workers at 23 sixth form colleges are set to strike on Thursday 17 October in a battle over funding and pay.

A much more dynamic push for indyref2 is needed

The grassroots campaign supporting independence for Scotland is continuing with an unprecedented series of major meetings and demonstrations.

Postal workers fight back against Royal Mail with strong strike ballot campaign

Postal workers are going all out to win a strike ballot and then resist attacks from their Royal Mail bosses.

University workers are ready to get the vote out in strike ballots

UCU union members in universities are balloting for strikes over pay, workloads, unequal contracts and pensions.

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