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Climate activists stage second day of rebellion

Climate crisis activists across Britain took to the streets on Wednesday, as part of the second day of protests of the latest Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion back on the streets

Extinction Rebellion kicked off ten days of protests with defiant action in London, Cardiff and Manchester

Tens of thousands face death says leaked report

Some 85,000 people could die from Covid-19 in Britain this winter, according to a leaked government report.

Labour campaign director accused of undermining the leader of his own party

A former senior Labour Party official has admitted to undermining left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn during the 2017 general election campaign.

Metroline bus drivers in revolt at new sign-on system  

Under remote signing on, drivers would not report to a depot but would meet their bus and begin work at a location such as a bus stop

Journalists strike against attacks on jobs and pay

Local newspaper journalists in Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands launched a second round of strikes on Tuesday of this week.

Protests and strikes against arts job cull

Art workers protested outside the National Theatre in London last Saturday against more than 1,000 “callous” job cuts.

No cash for virus health and safety as schools open doors

Schools don’t have enough money to protect children and staff against coronavirus. Yet the Tories want schools across England to begin fully reopening from this week.

Tories hope rave fines will shift the blame for the rise in virus cases

Fines of up to £10,000 have been issued to people organising raves in England and Wales.

Reactionary protest says no to Covid-19 safety measures

A protest in London demanded ‘freedom’ but it gave the far right an opportunity to organise, says Isabel Ringrose

Notting Hill protest calls for justice and equality

The Black Lives Matter that burst onto the streets in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd has not gone away

Cop who told of Lawrence case corruption in perjury probe

A corrupt detective turned supergrass whose claims against Scotland Yard led to the second Stephen Lawrence inquiry is being probed for perjury.

Extinction Rebellion stage protests for the climate

Climate change protesters with Extinction Rebellion (XR) are staging protests in towns and cities across Britain over the weekend, ahead of a new International Rebellion.

Tories want us to risk our health for their profits

On Friday, The Tories ramped up their drive to get people back to offices with a mixture of contrived compassion and thinly-veiled threats. Their demand for a return to work and school has only to do with profits.

Algorithms - why assumptions made by computers aren’t neutral

Algorithms aren’t neutral or simply technical. They are based on assumptions and views about people as individuals and as classes.

Extinction Rebellion plans protests despite police intimidation

The police are trying to intimidate Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists away from protests.

NHS workers protest over pay insult

Health workers rally against the Tory pay insult in towns and cities across Britain.

Poorer families abandoned during pandemic

Poorer families have been abandoned by the government to deep hardship during the coronavirus crisis. A new report underlines just how tough it has been for people on benefits and low pay.

Woman refugee in ‘extreme poverty’ found dead next to baby in Glasgow

Mercy Baguma was a victim of a brutal welfare system and of a racist immigration regime

Protests to stuff Tories’ NHS pay insult

Health workers across Britain planned a series of workplace rallies and demonstrations for pay justice this week.

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