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Protests in London as India declares its control of Kashmir

The Indian government has held a special ceremony to announce that it is in control of the disputed area of Kashmir.

Angry Asda workers march against new contract

Up to 1,000 Asda workers and their supporters marched in Leeds against the bosses' assault on workers' lives.

News in brief - justice for Shukri Abdi, emissions rise, Home Office uses force

The police watchdog will investigate how cops handled the investigation into the death of a 12 year old school student in Greater Manchester.

PCS strikers unite their fights over pay and outsourcing with Liverpool protest

Cleaners and caterers from London and Liverpool marched together on Tuesday, uniting their battles over low pay and outsourcing.

National unity is unity with the bosses

A growing number of MPs have backed calls for a “national unity government” to stop a no-deal Brexit.

Tory cuts fail children in local authorities’ care

Around 50,000 children rely on care from councils whose services are inadequate, according to a study published last week.

Tories want more power for bullying and racist cops

'Law and order’ is green light for police to harass black people and the poor, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Education round up: Mass resignations at Ruskin College

The entire social work team at Ruskin College has resigned in solidarity with victimised union reps.

Local government round up: All-out libraries strike continues in Bromley

Striking library workers in Bromley, south east London, plan five demonstrations in addition to their continuing strike.

Workers ready for all out strike in Bradford NHS fight

Hundreds of health ­workers in West Yorkshire have voted to start an indefinite strike from Monday 26 August against a dangerous new form of privatisation.

Workers at St Mungo’s resist race to bottom

Around 500 workers at the St Mungo’s homeless charity are balloting for strikes over attacks on their jobs and the service they provide.

Reports round up: Bradford protest to save museums and libraries

Protests over new contracts at Asda

Extinction Rebellion activists set to hold a series of ‘Rebel Risings’ for the climate

climate Activists across Britain are getting ready for a series of local “Rebel Risings” starting from this weekend.

LGBT+ activists organise ‘kiss-in’ against the bigots

A coalition of LGBT+ groups was set to hold a “kiss-in” in Parliament Square, central London, on Friday.

Anti-racists get ready to take on Tommy Robinson

Supporters of jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson have called a protest in London for Saturday 24 August.

Scottish independence referendum stirs up Labour crisis

Right wing Labour Party politicians exploded with anger last week after shadow chancellor John McDonnell suggested a Labour government wouldn’t block a second Scottish independence referendum.

Extinction Rebellion protest gives hope to fight to stop London’s Silvertown Tunnel

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists called for a “swarm” at a roundabout near the approach to London’s Blackwall tunnel on the busy A102 on Friday.

After court blocks planned Serco evictions in Glasgow - fight to defend asylum seekers

A court has blocked the eviction of 50 asylum seekers by the multinational giant Serco in Glasgow.

Occupation continues at stricken Belfast shipyard

Workers at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast have voted to continue their occupation of the site.

Day of action against hated Universal Credit

Activists joined a day of action against the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit on Thursday of last week. The action, involving 63 events, was called by the Unite union.

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