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Train strikers force a retreat

Merseyrail workers were celebrating last week after bosses backed off from a plan to slash their jobs.

Fudge over antisemitism risks Palestine solidarity

The Labour Party looks almost certain to agree to a definition of antisemitism at a meeting on Tuesday.

Worcester scores a victory against fascists

Anti-fascists outnumbered the English Defence League (EDL) in Worcester for the second time in two months on Saturday 

Racist's resignation no loss for Labour

Resigning the Labour Party whip yesterday, MP Frank Field said, “We must be seen when we go into the next election that we’re not racist.”

Victory at Soas as workers beat outsourcing

Workers were celebrating after their outsourcing to private firms officially ended and they became directly employed by the university.

Anti-racist vigil planned after Edinburgh gurdwara petrol bomb

Anti-racists in Edinburgh are set to hold a vigil after a petrol bomb attack on a Sikh gurdwara on Tuesday night.

Solidarity boosts Birmingham home care strikers

The long-running battle to save a vital social care service in Birmingham from privatisation and collapse is at a critical moment.

State racism fuelled German Nazi attacks

Nazis went on the rampage in Chemnitz, Germany, over the bank holiday weekend.

Tory bill threatens access for personal injury cases

The Tories’ Civil Liability Bill will be a blow to workers’ access to compensation if it passes into law

Reports round-up: Shaking up Britvic bosses

GMB union members at Robinsons (Britvic) in Norwich struck on Friday of last week and Tuesday this week

Strike to derail bosses’ plans to scrap guards

Workers on Northern Rail struck as part of the long-running battle to keep guards on trains

UCU union members are voting over poor pay offers

The UCU union was to begin balloting its members in higher education this Thursday over a pay offe

Vote yes for equal pay at Glasgow City Council

Unison union members who work for Glasgow City Council (GCC) and its outsourced companies have started balloting for strikes

It’s time to unite the fight at TGI Fridays

Unite union members at three TGI Fridays restaurants struck for three days

New struggle in Uganda must not wither on the vine

The arrest of a singer who became an MP in Uganda, east Africa, has seen riots and mass protests.

Privatisation scam at the London Fire Brigade let bosses cream off millions

Three top privatisation bosses ripped off millions of pounds of money in scams involving the London Fire Brigade (LFB), a report has revealed.

Tory cuts to blame for child hunger in summer

Almost a decade of austerity has left millions of children at risk of hunger, says Sarah Bates

New court date for Tommy Robinson retrial - join anti-racist protest on 27 September

Nazi Tommy Robinson’s retrial has been moved back to Thursday 27 September.

Tories splinter as warnings of a no-deal Brexit grow

Theresa May was forced to schedule an emergency cabinet meeting last Friday amid deepening Tory splits over Brexit.

Labour front benchers back national demo against racism and fascism on 17 November

Labour shadow ministers Diane Abbott and John McDonnell have backed a call for a national demonstration against fascism and racism in London on 17 November.

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