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Newcastle won’t let Nazis use child abuse

Anti-fascists vastly outnumbered the Nazi English Defence League (EDL) in Newcastle

Court justifies councils’ race to bottom for disability assistants

The Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal against an earlier judgement allowing Oxfordshire County Council to cut Luke Davey’s social care package by almost half.

The fight for Royal Mail has begun

Thousands of Royal Mail workers rallied outside their workplaces on Monday of this week at mass gate meetings across Britain.

Union leaders slam pay cap at TUC conference—now turn words into action

Anger at the Tories’ public sector pay cap dominated debate at the Trade Union Congress conference in Brighton today, Monday.

Birmingham council leader resigns under pressure over bin workers' dispute

The political crisis caused by the Birmingham bin strike came to a head on Monday night.

Bosses, not migrants, push down wages—unions must defend freedom of movement

Delegates at the TUC union federation conference considered trade unions’ response to Brexit yesterday, Sunday—and came up with a confused position.

Anger at cuts as thousands join Bristol anti-austerity protest

Thousands of protesters were out in Bristol today demanding an end to Tory austerity

‘We will not be bullied. We will win this dispute,’ says defiant Birmingham bin worker

Birmingham city council sent me a letter last week saying I was being made redundant. It came like a bolt from the blue.

Powerful meeting launches justice campaign for Edson Da Costa

Over 100 people met in east London to launch the Justice4Edson campaign

Tories’ immigration proposals need strong anti-racist response

The government is plotting vicious new restrictions on the rights of migrants to Britain from European Union (EU) countries, a leaked document suggests

Nurses demand end to pay cap in protest outside parliament

Chants of “scrap the cap” rang out outside parliament as Theresa May faced her first prime minister’s question time after the summer break.

Newcastle abuse ‘not because of race’ says judge

A group of men that abused girls and young women in Newcastle did not target victims because of their race, a judge has said.

Thousands set to join Bristol Labour mayor Rees in a protest to say ‘fund our city!’

Thousands of people were set to march against austerity in Bristol this Saturday

Tories try to hide report into deaths in custody

The government is delaying the publication of a Home Office report into deaths in police custody that criticises the cops.

‘Scrap the pay cap,’ demand nurses ahead of an RCN rally at parliament in London

Nurses and their supporters were set to hold a #ScraptheCap protest in London’s Parliament Square this Wednesday.

McDonald’s workers cheer successful first strike

McDonald’s workers launched their first ever strike at the multinational in Britain on Monday.

An anti-austerity message is key for the Scottish Labour Party’s new leader

The resignation of Kezia Dugdale as Scottish Labour leader is a chance for a shift to the left, writes Nick Clark

Take action when the Football Lads Alliance marches in London

Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) will take a message of unity and opposition to racism and Islamophobia onto the streets of London on Saturday 7 October.

Reports round-up: Protest against ward closure in Mansfield

Also: One Housing tenants won't be divided | Burston strike school centenary | Argos strike ends | Pay dispute at HTC Wolffkran | Big Ben blacklisting protest | Flashmob against firings at Glasgow Grosvenor | Rally called in Liverpool

Ukip is cruising nowhere fast as youth conference cancelled

The threat of an anti-racist protest has forced hard right party Ukip to scrap a planned conference of its youth wing in Sheffield.

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