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Deal on ‘driver only’ trains

Greater Anglia workers are celebrating after pushing back bosses’ plans to make train travel unsafe and inaccessible.

Reject shoddy Tory pay deals

The Tories announced pay deals for a million public sector workers in England this week. They are below inflation for most, and will mean more cuts.

Supertram workers say no to paltry deal

Workers on the Supertram in Sheffield struck for 72 hours from Thursday of last week. It was the latest action in their fight for decent pay.

Islamophobic incidents on the increase, charity finds

Islamophobic street incidents rose in 2017, a report from a leading anti-racist charity has indicated

Oxford walk unites against racism after violent attack

Over 120 people attended a Stand Up To Racism community walk against racism in Bury Knowle Park, Headington, Oxford on Sunday.

Far right and fascists back Tommy Robinson as appeal judgement looms

Jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson appealed against his conviction on Wednesday of last week.

Reports round-up: Ambulance strike, Oil walkouts, Living Wage strikes and more

Chagossians—people exiled from their homes on the island of Chagos in 1966—held a two-day protest in Trafalgar Square last weekend (see above).

Khan’s housing plan soft on developers

London mayor Sadiq Khan’s long-awaited best practice guide for London housing estate redevelopment has been released.

Universal Credit is harmful, admit call centre workers

Former benefits workers have spoken out against Universal Credit (UC).

Richter’s techniques show seamless transition between artistic mediums

If you are in Southampton before 18 August, make your way to the John Hansard Gallery to see this free Gerhard Richter exhibition.

A stylish tribute to Glasgow’s Mackintosh

A new exhibition displays Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s work. Dave Sherry looks at the life of the artist who defined Glasgow’s unique look

The fight for Iraq’s future

Iraqi people are still suffering as a result of the West’s invasion and the corrupt system it installed. But Phil Marfleet explains that resistance is on the streets

Jeff Bezos - prime suspect

The truth about the billionaire Amazon boss

Fascists routed across Britain, but the pressure must not let up

Anti-fascists mobilised in Cambridge, Worcester and Glasgow on Saturday

Join unity protest after racist attack in Oxford

Last Saturday evening a 35 year old man was racially abused in an Oxford park before being punched in the head three times and knocked to the ground. The victim was left with a broken nose and possible fractured cheek bone.

Pro-Israel rally calls Jeremy Corbyn antisemitic—as Israel passes racist law

As the Israeli government passed a law entrenching discrimination against Arabs, supporters of Israel gathered in London to insist that it is antisemitic to call Israel racist.

More attempts from Labour right to cast critics of Israeli racist state as antisemitic

Right wing Labour MPs are furious that their party has adopted a definition of antisemitism that allows criticism of Israel.

Riots erupt around annual festival of anti-Catholic bonfire celebrations

Rioting broke out around the annual expression of sectarianism in Northern Ireland.

Birmingham care workers plan escalating strikes to stop £2 billion cuts plan

Birmingham care workers are planning a huge series of strikes against devastating cuts to adult social care.

Second union joins John Roan strikes

GMB union members at John Roan school joined NEU union members in a two-day strike on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

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