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Tory rats turn on each other in bid to be prime minister

Boris Johnson is fighting to re-inject momentum into his bid to be the prime minister after revelations of a serious altercation between him and his partner last week.

Wheeler deals a racist blow in anti-Irish email outburst


Corbyn goes to union leaders to float his second referendum plan

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met union leaders this week to discuss a shift in the party’s position on a second Brexit referendum.

Protesters rally in support of sacked UCU union rep Dave Muritu

Protesters marched through West Bromwich, in the West Midlands, last Saturday to demand the reinstatement of UCU rep Dave Muritu.

International round-up—Protest at German mine

Thousands of activists stormed a German coal mine last weekend to draw attention to the use of climate-wrecking fossil fuels.

School workers at Waltham Holy Cross win support for anti-academy strikes

NEU union members at Waltham Holy Cross Primary School in Waltham Abbey, Essex, began a three-day strike on Tuesday of this week.

Anti-racism round up—Facing up to Nigel Farage

Donald Trump’s savage war on migrants ramped up on ­multiple fronts last week.

Joan Roan School strikers battle on against academy plan

NEU union members have held their 15th day of strikes against plans to turn the school into an academy

Tory ‘price cap’ causes energy bills to soar

 It was supposed to cut bills. Instead they have risen as energy firms cash in

Protests restart in Sudan, but the military maintains repression

In an effort to regain momentum, the opposition coordinated workplace protests, mass meetings, and marches.

Hospital ‘price list’ is a chilling vision of what is to come if NHS cuts are not resisted

A backlash has forced hospital bosses to drop a plan to make patients pay up to £20,000 for health services.

School strikers keep up defiant protests to demand climate action

Cries of “No more fossil fuels” echoed through Whitehall in London on Friday as hundreds of teenagers marched for climate justice.

Deportation policy ‘poses a serious threat to the rule of law’

A man who was deported from Britain says the Home Office “could not care less if I lived or died”.

Pensioners plan protests to stop cuts to free TV licences

This year’s Pensioners’ Parliament in Blackpool was rocked by news that the BBC is to end free TV licences for over 75s unless they qualify for pension credit.

Activists block roads to kick off Edinburgh week of climate action

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists blocked traffic in Edinburgh on Monday, causing disruption to businesses. Five activists glued themselves to the road.

‘Clean bog then serve grub’

Over 50 people joined a protest outside St George’s Hospital in Tooting, south London, last Friday.

NHS fight in Birmingham

Around 150 workers at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust were set to strike for three days next week.

School strikers hit streets once again

School student strikers were preparing for their fifth strike for the climate on Friday of this week. They remain determined in the face of threats from school bosses.

Reports round-up - Sainsbury’s depot strike plan

Almost 400 workers at the Sainsbury’s distribution depot in Waltham Point, north London, are set to strike for 24 hours from 6am on Thursday 27 June.

The battle is on at Bradford College

Workers at Bradford College were ending a ballot for strikes as Socialist Worker went to press.

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