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Grenfell Tower site could be highly toxic


The full scale of water and soil poisoning in the area surrounding Grenfell Tower could be revealed by an investigation in the New Year.

Von Trier gives gore-filled middle finger to his haters


Be prepared for an utterly nightmarish descent with director Lars Von Trier’s The House That Jack Built.

Santa hats, solidarity and strike against academy at John Roan school


Striking GMB union members were joined by NEU union members who refused to cross their picket line.

‘Stansted 15’ activists vow to keep up fight against deportations after conviction


A group of 15 protesters found guilty under terror legislation have vowed to keep up the fight against deportations.

Campaigners at housing summit vow to fight the Tories


Up to 200 people joined the Homes for All annual housing summit in London on Saturday.

Bothering the bosses with magical realism and strikes


Sorry to Bother You is heralded as a left wing cult classic full of laughs and sharp obervations. It deserves at least some of that reputation, says Shay Carroll

French president Macron fails to hold back Yellow Vest revolt


French president Emmanuel Macron has made more concession to the “Yellow Vest” protesters, but it has not stopped the revolt.

Solid picket lines as Camden traffic wardens launch two-week strike


Traffic wardens in Camden launched a two-week strike on Thursday as part of their fight against low pay.

Tens of thousands of patients could be left lying on trolleys this winter


This winter could be the worst on record for frontline emergency care departments.

French cops crack down on migrants


French cops have stepped up attempts to clear 1,500 refugees trapped at Britain’s border in Calais, northern France

Halt the rise of Robinson’s street army with unity


As the far right gains in confidence, the left must unite to defeat it

Reports round up: Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit


Protests tell Tories—stop and scrap Universal Credit

Defend Karen Reissmann—lobby the Unison union leadership


Supporters of health worker Karen Reissmann were set to lobby a meeting of the Unison union’s national executive committee in London on Thursday.

Defend Paul Jonson and speak out for Palestine


Palestine solidarity activists were set to lobby Labour MP Ian Austin’s surgery in Dudley on Friday of this week.

Turn the feeling over teachers’ pay in Scotland into hard-hitting action


The result of last month’s EIS Scottish teachers’ union ballot was a 98 percent rejection of the pay offer on a 74 percent turnout.

Strikes save jobs at Ladywood Primary School in Grimethorpe


Workers at Ladywood Primary school in Grimethorpe, South Yorkshire, were overjoyed to hear last week that management had backed down from sacking nine dinner ladies at Christmas.

News round-up - more workers are in poverty, says new charity report


A fifth of the population in Britain is in poverty according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity—and some four million are workers.

Crisis for Theresa May as vote on Brexit deal looms


Nobody at the top of society knows what will happen in British politics in the next two weeks—including Theresa May. A crisis has struck at the heart of the government and the Tories.

New anti-academies fights launched as Village School celebrates step forward


Workers and parents at The Village School in Brent, west London, were celebrating after a plan to turn the school into an academy was halted.

Camden traffic wardens prepare to strike for better pay


Camden traffic wardens were preparing to return to the picket lines this week.

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