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As 2,000 join the ranks of the super-rich – we need to change the system

Another 2,000 people joined the global ranks of the ultra-rich last year with personal “investable” wealth of more than £24 million. That figure does not include their holdings in property and other fixed assets.

Labour conference backs strong climate action despite some union opposition

Delegates passed a motion calling for a ban on fracking and achieving zero carbon emissions by 2030,

Reports round-up: Cleaners still out at business department

nFirefighters have claimed victory in their fight against cuts to the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Thomas Cook fat cats should pay up after collapse

The collapse of travel firm Thomas Cook on Monday highlighted rip-off corporate culture.

‘The fight of our lives’ at Royal Mail as ballot for strike begins

Around 120,000 postal workers will start voting this week in a national strike ballot.

Political chaos in Britain after court judgement - drive the Tories out now

The Tories have to be driven out—now.

Education round up: Support staff strike over pay at Liverpool university

Workers at the University of Liverpool have launched a programme of industrial action.

Boris Johnson’s ‘friend’ given £126,000 of our cash

Prime minister Boris Johnson’s friendship with a US entrepreneur who was granted £126,000 in public money during his time as London mayor is a damaging scandal.

Tayside pharmacists are in their fifth week of indefinite action

Spirits were high on the picket line as Scottish pharmacy workers began their fifth week of an indefinite strike on Monday.

Fighting Labour library cuts in Bradford

Over 160 people joined an angry meeting in Keighley Civic Centre in Bradford, West Yorkshire, to stop the cuts to libraries and museums.

Compass workers point to a fightback

Hundreds of health workers in the north west of England struck last week in the face of bosses’ attempts to stop them from speaking out against low pay.

Labour conference round-up—delegates show solidarity with Palestine

Delegates to Labour Party conference near-unanimously passed a significant motion on Palestine solidarity on Monday afternoon.

Millions join worldwide protests to save planet

The global climate strike saw some 5,800 actions across 161 countries—and shows the mood to fight back

Labour delegates vote to back Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit

Labour Party members saw off moves to make their party back Remain

After historic day on 20 September - build a bigger climate movement

Friday 20 September 2019 will go down in history as a key date in the fight against climate catastrophe.

Labour conference is a chance to challenge right over Brexit

Brexit is not the only issue at this year’s Labour Party conference—despite what the media suggests.

GALLERY - Pictures from the London climate strike, 20 September

A great day of protest in London, across Britain and internationally

Biggest climate rebellion so far hits Britain as part of global revolt

Hundreds of thousands of people, led by school students, took part in protests across Britain on Friday calling for action to tackle climate change and the system that causes it.

20 September global climate strikes—as they happen

Workers and students are taking action against catastrophic climate change today. We're reporting on all the protests and rallies across Britain and internationally. Come back often for regular updates.

Fury after Fukushima nuclear plant bosses walk free

The executives in charge during the 2011 nuclear plant meltdown have been found not guilty of negligence

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