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‘Shame on Jeremy Hunt,’ say Foreign Office strikers

Striking workers jeered Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt as he passed their picket line in central London on Wednesday morning.

Labour victory in Peterborough—but Brexit Party is still a danger

Nigel Farage’s racist Brexit Party failed to win its first MP in Peterborough last week—but it won nearly 10,000 votes.

Extinction Rebellion activists plan a camp for the climate

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists in Scotland are getting ready to set up camp to demand politicians urgently act on climate chaos.

Reports round-up: protest against the deportation of Ken Macharia

Protesters gathered at the Home Office in London last week against the deportation of Ken Macharia

University workers could take to picket lines again to defend USS pensions

The UCU union could ballot workers across 69 universities for strikes later this year if attacks on the USS pension scheme continue.

GMB debates Brexit chaos

Anger at austerity—and frustration that the Tories are still in office—ran through the GMB union conference

Strikers in Camden win pay rise off outsourcer

Traffic wardens show that striking can get results after forcing bosses into paying up, reports Sarah Bates

Striking back inside Jeremy Hunt’s office

Outsourced workers at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London began a five-day strike on Monday of this week

Teachers build support for boycott of hated Sats tests

NEU union members across England are campaigning to win a big vote in favour of boycotting the hated Sats tests in primary schools.

Edson Da Costa inquest rules ‘misadventure’

Edson Da Costa’s family last week slammed an inquest conclusion that he died by “misadventure”.

Ching ching! Tory leader challengers line up tax cuts for rich

The Tory leadership race is a battle between peddlers of class war against ordinary people.

Echoes of Grenfell Tower horror in east London fire

Residents had warned of dangers before a blaze that engulfed a block of flats in east London on Sunday

Birmingham Labour MP boosts attack on LGBT+ education

Roger Godsiff has given a helping hand to campaigners who met with Katie Hopkins

Protest backs sacked lecturer Dave Muritu

Dave Muritu was sacked after writing the word “racist” on a Prevent strategy poster.

City bosses fear crisis as Woodford investment fund falters

The near-collapse of an investment fund is sending shudders through the City of London - but it could also affect ordinary people

Fightback needed to stop Ford bosses’ closure of Bridgend plant

Ford bosses have announced plans to shut down their plant in Bridgend by September 2020. 

College strikes for pay and education

Strikers at New City College in east London are standing up for their students as well as their own rights

Hundreds protest against Donald Trump at D-Day commemorations

Hundreds of people protested in Portsmouth on Wednesday against the latest leg of Donald Trump’s state visit .

GALLERY - Protest against Donald Trump in London

Pictures from Guy Smallman

Transport round up: Lancashire bus drivers gear up for more pay strikes

Around 300 bus drivers at Stagecoach depots in Chorley and Preston struck last Friday and Saturday as part of a long-running battle over pay.

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