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Concession will not stop movement in Hong Kong

A mass pro-democracy movement forced Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam to grant a major concession on Wednesday. But many protesters are vowing to continue their struggle until all of their demands are met.

Defeat for Johnson should clear way to a general election

Anger against the Tories was seen on the streets of London on Tuesday as the prime minister lost a key vote in parliament

Flooding and devastation in The Bahamas

The Bahamas has suffered death and extreme devastation as a result of Hurricane Dorian

Transport round up: Strikers are ‘rock solid and united’ against unsafe railways

‘Rock solid and united’ against unsafe railways

Tata set to close its steel plant in Newport

Tata steel has torn up promises it made just a year ago and announced the closure of its Orb electrical steels base in Newport, South Wales.

Reports round up: Big gate meetings to build for Royal Mail strike ballot

IT workers at driver agency stay strong on picket lines

Education round up: ‘Try living on my salary’, say Birmingham strikers

Around 300 Birmingham university caterers, cleaners, security guards and other support staff struck on Monday and Tuesday this week.

Health round up: Lincolnshire health visitors escalate pay fightback

Health visitors in Lincolnshire are stepping up their fight for equal pay.

Local government round up: Bromley library strikers can bring bosses to book

Library workers on strike in south east London were set to protest outside a council committee meeting on Tuesday night as Socialist Worker went to press.

Strike for higher pay at five Science Museum sites

Workers at Science Museum group sites across England struck for 24 hours last Friday in a fight over pay.

Glasgow asylum seekers face eviction on a ‘mass scale’ at the hands of Serco

Private landlord Serco could begin evicting some 300 asylum seekers in Glasgow as early as this week.

Strike over pay draws more workers out onto picket lines

A major battle over low pay and outsourcing stepped up a notch on Monday, as new groups of workers joined the strike.

How to make sense of the Tory crisis over Brexit

Tomáš Tengely-Evans dissects the latest stage of the Tory crisis and looks at how the left should respond

Activists take to the streets in Northern Rebellion

The climate emergency was brought to life in central Manchester this weekend as activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) mounted a four-day occupation.

Protests across Britain against Johnson’s suspension of parliament

Over 70 protests took place across Britain on Saturday.

Tories and French government plot new ways to harass refugees

Tory home secretary Priti Patel and the French interior minister plan more repressive measures.

As Johnson suspends parliament, protest to kick him out

Johnson wrote to MPs on Wednesday saying he wanted parliament to be suspended from “the second sitting week in September”. Protests have been called all over Britain.

Israel drone strikes are a threat to Middle East

Israel launched air strikes across the Middle East last

Cuadrilla causes a series of record breaking earthquakes

Energy giant Cuadrilla has caused the biggest fracking-induced earthquake in Britain to date

Strike at DVSA can slam break on the bosses’ attacks

IT support workers at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) began a month-long strike on Thursday of last week.

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