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Reinstate victimised UCU rep Lee Humber

UCU union members and other activists are fighting to defend victimised UCU rep Lee Humber. Bosses at Ruskin College suspended Lee, who is membership secretary of the UCU there, on Monday.

Five years of fighting for the freedom to ride

Over 60 people joined a rally in Sheffield on Monday to celebrate five years of campaigning by the South Yorkshire Freedom Riders.

Don’t close All Hallows

Some 200 people crowded into Ditchingham Village Hall, Norfolk, last Saturday to campaign against the imminent closure of the All Hallows Health Trust.

Strikers get the feeling for a fightback in Ealing

Civil service workers at a west London tax office were set to strike on Wednesday of this week in a fight to save jobs.

Workers refuse to accept new rubbish shift pattern

Bin workers at Angus council, in the east of Scotland, have announced 16 strike days against plans to implement a punishing split-shift system.

Fight to save Honda jobs needs more than lobbying

Honda workers marched last Saturday following the ­announcement that the car producer will close its Wiltshire plant in 2021.

Right to call Israel a racist state shut down at Harlow council

A Labour council leader last week appeared to call a pro-Palestinian campaigner racist for criticising the state of Israel.

MPs pass new guidance for schools

MPs passed new LGBT+ inclusive relationship and sex education (RSE) regulations by 538 votes to 21 last Wednesday.

Activists set for protests on climate

Activists are gearing up for the next stage of the fight against climate change.

Birmingham march demands justice for Kingsley Burrell

“Who killed Kingsley Burrell? The police killed Kingsley Burrell!” rang out through the streets of Birmingham on Saturday.

Solidarity with Palestine across Britain as Israel attacks Gaza protesters

Thousands of people in Britain protested in solidarity with Palestinians as Israeli soldiers attacked a major demonstration at the fence between Gaza and Israel on Saturday.

Thousands gather for ‘Brexit betrayal’ rallies in London

Around 10,000 people joined two competing right wing rallies against the "Brexit betrayal" outside parliament on Friday afternoon. 

Tories stand on the edge of collapse, as May's Brexit deal falls again

The government is breaking down after another defeat for Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Devastating impact of climate chaos revealed in UN report

The impact of climate chaos around the world was highlighted in a report by the UN World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) on Thursday.

May tells Tory MPs she could resign—now let’s fight to kick them all out

Theresa May has told Tory MPs she will stand down as prime minister as soon as a Brexit deal is agreed

Campaigners celebrate as Tories drop west London health cuts plans

Tory health secretary Matt Hancock has dropped plans to axe hospital services across west London after a seven-year battle by campaigners

East London march demands healthcare for all

Some 100 people marched on Friday from the East London Mosque to the Royal London hospital in Whitechapel to protest against the hostile environment for migrants at Barts Health NHS Trust.

Women turn to ‘baby banks’ after Tories drive up poverty

Soaring numbers of pregnant women have to use “baby banks” to get essentials for their children, according to a Daily Mirror newspaper investigation.

Aecom contract is a slap in the face for Grenfell victims

The Tories have appointed an “independent specialist contractor” to conduct environmental checks of the area around Grenfell Tower.

Establishment crisis as May’s chaotic, nasty regime crumbles

The Theresa May government is disintegrating. It has staggered on, but it is not in power and

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