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Senior cop speaks at Edson Da Costa inquest

A senior police officer has said he was hindered from giving first aid to Edson Da Costa because he was under “threat”, a court has heard.

Rise in hunger has Tory ‘fingerprints all over it’, says human rights report

Human Rights Watch said that austerity and benefit cuts mean tens of thousands of families across England don’t have enough to eat.

Anti-racists take to the streets against fascist Tommy Robinson

Campaigning took place across Greater Manchester, Oldham. Liverpool, Carlisle, Crewe and Preston

Birmingham care workers promised victory in dispute

Striking home workers are celebrating after Birmingham City Council seems to have backed off from attacks on their jobs.

Baby deaths in South Wales show NHS is at breaking point

How many babies have to die before authorities admit that maternity services in South Wales are at breaking point?

Bosses want to pull the plug on Labour plan to nationalise energy network

Prepare for a surge of lies from the power companies as Jeremy Corbyn outlines plans to nationalise substantial parts of Britain’s energy network on Thursday. 

Edson Da Costa was ‘choking’ as he was held by five cops

Witness told inquest into death of Edson Da Costa that police ‘acted like wrestlers’, reports?Sadie Robinson

Painting the Democrats as progressive

Knock Down The House tells the story of four women standing in the 2018 US mid-term elections.

A tale of love and last meals bridges the divide in the US

Campaigners on either side of the death row protest movement find love despite big political differences and in difficult circumstances, writes?Toni Bruce

Reports round-up: Firefighters protest in solidarity with jailed refugee activist

Migul Roldan, a Spanish firefighter, faces prison because he was part of Mediterranean refugee rescue missions

Thousands join Extinction Rebellion march as activists appear in court

Thousands of climate change activists marched through central London last Sunday.

John Roan battle rages on

The NEU union members are fighting a plan to turn the school into an academy.

Higher education workers fight back

University workers are furious at a new attack on their USS pension scheme

Tories could force out Theresa May as support in opinion polls plummets

Tory support at the European parliament elections—and a possible general election—is collapsing.

Anti-racists step up the action against Tommy Robinson

Anti-racists are gearing up for big days of action this weekend to stop Nazi Tommy Robinson and Ukip’s far right candidates in the European elections

Strikes score victory at Lambeth College

Workers at Lambeth College in south London have won a pay rise after a series of strikes

The dark side of the Brexit Party that Nigel Farage wants to keep hidden

Nigel Farage thinks tackling climate change “isn’t terribly intelligent,” wants privatisation in the NHS and calls racist ­scaremongering over immigration “the truth”.

Pro-choice protest stands up to the bigots

Pro-choice activists gathered in central London last Saturday to oppose the annual March for Life protest.

Liverpool hospitals equal pay vote

Unite union members at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen hospitals have voted by a large margin to strike for equal pay.

More action at Sellafield over poverty pay

Security, cleaning and catering staff at Sellafield nuclear plant are planning to strike for a further ten days as part of their action over poverty pay.

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