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Solid strike in Camden as traffic wardens fight NSL outsourcers over pay

Strikers in Camden are “fully determined to fight and achieve what we deserve” in their pay battle against ­outsourcing giant NSL.

Strikes over academy scam plan in Enfield

NEU union members at Galliard Primary School in Enfield, north London, were set to start a two-day strike on Wednesday this week.

Witness for an inquest into migrant’s death faces deportation under hostile Tory regime

The Tories are trying to deport two people who witnessed the death of a Jamaican man who had been held at an immigration detention centre.

There were not enough turnstiles during Hillsborough disaster, says safety expert

There were not enough turnstiles for fans entering the terraces on the day of the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster, a court has heard.

At Hillsborough ‘We were all pleading for our lives,’ court hears

Police were more interested in crowd control and searching for alcohol than safety during the Hillsborough football disaster, a court has heard.

‘The company treats us like dogs,’ say striking Wandsworth traffic wardens

GMB union members in the Tory-run south London borough began their second 48-hour strike for sick pay on Thursday

‘The money’s there—where’s our share?’ college strikers demand

Workers at colleges across England struck for the second day on Wednesday in a fight over pay

Theresa May manoeuvres between tragedy and farce in Brexit vote

Tory prime minister Theresa May told MPs to vote against a key part of her own Brexit deal.

Will Trump herald a return to Britain?

US president Donald Trump could be planning another visit to Britain

Migrants lose with Tory no-deal

Home secretary Sajid Javid said the Tories would immediately end freedom of movement “once and for all” if there was a no-deal Brexit

Education round-up—Say no to the new offer for Scotland’s teachers

Scottish teachers in the EIS union are balloting on a new pay offer, with a recommendation to reject.

Hundreds on streets against Barclay academy

Trade Unionists and Labour councillors joined parents, students and ­teachers at a protest against the threatened academisation of the Barclay school in Stevenage last Saturday.

Tory cuts behind Ministry of Justice ‘meltdown’

Thousands of court cases were disrupted or delayed across England and Wales last week due to an IT meltdown at the Ministry of Justice (MOJ).

Problems were built into the Glasgow hospital named ‘Death Star’

A death at a Glasgow hospital has shone a light on a scandal-hit institution, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Reports round-up - high stakes for Beefeaters

Workers at three royal palaces are set to strike on Wednesday of next week

Unison union members stand with Karen Reissmann

The Unison union leadership is facing growing calls to reinstate victimised health worker Karen Reissmann.

Tory immigration law cracks down on ‘unskilled’ migrants

The new bill will come into force after Brexit and whip up division between workers. We must fight to extend freedom of movement for all, and the right to move in search for a better life

Pay strikes hit further education colleges

Workers at 12 colleges across England began a two-day strike on Tuesday to demand more pay. UCU union members at a 13th college, Kendal, will join the strike on Wednesday.

David Duckenfield ‘not experienced enough’ on day of Hillsborough disaster, court hears

Police match commander David Duckenfield was not “experienced enough” on the day of the Hillsborough football disaster, a court has heard.

Brazilian dam collapse was predicted, but profits came first so people died

Ten bodies have been found and more than 400 people are unaccounted for after a dam operated by the mining firm Vale collapsed in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

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