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War novel set in alternate reality is a bewitching read


Part fantasy, part war novel, Witchmark is set in an alternative early 20th century and makes for interesting reading.

May’s ‘Brexit dividend’ NHS funding plan backfires and creates chaos in the Tories


Theresa May’s pledge to boost NHS funding through a £20 billion “Brexit dividend” backfired spectacularly on Monday.

After landmark court case - Universal Credit is cruel and useless


The Tory rollout of Universal Credit (UC) unlawfully discriminates against disabled people, the High Court ruled last week.

European rulers plot new clampdown on refugees after Aquarius docks in Spain


Hundreds of refugees arrived in Spain on Sunday after more than a week stranded in the Mediterranean Sea.

Firefighters join angry march to demand justice for Grenfell


Some 2,000 people marched from Downing Street to the Home Office on Saturday to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Wigan health striker says, ‘Join protest to keep the NHS public’ as five-day strike looms


A march in London on 30 June can help take on the Tories’ plans to push outsourcing and privatisation in the NHS ahead of the service’s 70th birthday, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Sorrow and anger on the streets of North Kensington one year on from Grenfell


The mood was sombre in North Kensington on Thursday as people remembered those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Far right humiliated in Lewisham as anti-racists wreck Anne Marie Waters event


Far right Islamophobe Anne Marie Waters and her supporters were humiliated in Lewisham, south east London, on Tuesday evening.

Housing workers strike in their fight for fair pay and feel stronger for it


Workers at Tower Hamlets Community Housing (THCH) began the second week of their two- week strike on Monday.

Care workers won’t shift under bosses’ pressure


Workers at seven care homes in Bath and North East Somerset struck over pay on Wednesday of last week.

Reports round-up


Parents and teachers at Springfield School in Birmingham stood together on the picket line last Thursday against plans to make overworked teachers take on even more work.

Bedside robots are no replacement for NHS funding and human workforce


Seventy years since it was founded, the NHS is in crisis.

Trump’s G7 antics reflect tensions in the ruling class


US president Donald Trump caused a stink at the G7 summit of world rulers last weekend. He then aired the ruling classes’ dirty laundry on Twitter.

Stop Trump's migrant raids


Every week brings another reason to take to the streets against Donald Trump when he comes to Britain on 13 July.

Birmingham home carers could return to picket lines


Home Care workers in Birmingham could launch a fresh wave of strikes in their fight to halt the imposition of harsh new shift patterns.

How to fight against academies


Teachers, parents, campaigners and others will meet in London this Saturday to discuss the battle against academies.

Care workers won’t shift under bosses’ pressure


Workers at seven care homes in Bath and North East Somerset struck over pay on Wednesday of last week.

‘I am excited to build for this strike ballot’, say civil service workers


Civil service workers begin a ballot for national strikes next Monday, and PCS union activists are organising to win a thumping Yes vote.

Housing workers feel strong striking for fair pay


Workers at Tower Hamlets Community Housing (THCH) began the second week of their two- week strike on Monday.

Reports round up: Big march for NHS in Oxford


Workers at TGI Fridays delivered a letter to the business minister Greg Clark on Tuesday.

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