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Murder that’s set in a world of the odd and infuriating 

Anthony Horowitz’s latest crime thriller, Moonflower Murders, hides its clues in a second story. The device increases the intrigue, says Sadie Robinson

Student revolt continues as Williamson clings on and key issues remain

One student says, 'The U-turn was a massive victory, but this is only going to finish when we get education reform and get rid of scum like Gavin Williamson and Boris Johnson'

Refugee drowns in the Channel as Tories call for more repression

The 16 year old was trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy using shovels for oars

Racist ‘illegal’ pushbacks put migrants’ lives at risk

 At least 1,072 refugees have been left to die at sea by the Greek coastguard since March this year. The Greece government follows the same racist logic as Boris Johnson

NHS workers prepare for day of action against Tory pay insult

Health workers plan ­rallies outside hospitals across Britain on Wednesday of next week to demand a pay rise.

Tate galleries strikers battle to stop 313 redundancies

Angry PCS union members at the Tate galleries in London launched a strike on Tuesday against over 300 job cuts. The redundancies target those who work for Tate Commerce in shops, restaurants and publishing across all of the Tate galleries.

University workers rally and protest against mass job cuts

UCU union members held protests and an online rally on Thursday of last week over job cuts.

Left candidate for union general secretary says, ‘Let's shake up Unison’

Paul Holmes is winning wide support on a platform of pushing for a fighting and member-led union

Workers face a jobs massacre - and the worst is still ahead

Britain is heading for unemployment levels “not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s”, a think tank has warned. It comes after the economy officially entered a recession.

Fury forces Tory exam cheats to retreat—now Gavin Williamson must go

 Widespread fury over the exams degrading scandal has forced the Tories into a humiliating U-turn

Tower Hamlets strikers block road as defiant resistance continues

Workers in east London finished their latest round of strikes by marching to demand the Labour council call off their attacks.

Tories fiddle figures to hide truth about virus death toll

The government’s estimate of the number of people in England who have died from coronavirus was last week reduced by more than 5,000—leading to a wave of suspicion that it was an attempt to manipulate the figures.

Interview with Catalan political prisoner Jordi Cuixart - ‘The state does not tolerate being questioned’

Jordi Cuixart, president of the biggest pro-independence organisation in Catalonia, was interviewed by David Karvala, just as the Spanish Supreme Court sent Cuixart back to prison after a short period of parole in his nine-year sentence for organising protests

Production continues as 300 workers test positive for Covid-19 at sandwich plant

Overpriced, pre-packaged sandwiches shouldn’t be a matter of life and death, but for Greencore factory workers that could be the case.

Furious students protest over A-Levels scandal

Students marched in central London on Friday demanding that Tory education secretary Gavin Williamson resign. They chanted 'No Tories, no cheats, no Eton elites'.

Tower Hamlets strikers savage Labour mayor and his vicious attacks

Workers in east London have fired the opening shot in the latest round of council strikes.

Take to streets against Tory exams injustice

The downgrading of student A-Level results across England and Wales is a disgraceful attack that has to be resisted.

Poorest show ‘early signs’ of malnutrition in coronavirus crisis

Poor people are in a food crisis—with many showing “early signs” of malnutrition.

Tory retreat on exams still fails to make the grade

The Tories are scrambling to try and contain an outpouring of anger over student exam results. Fury at the downgrading of hundreds of thousands of students’ grades has pushed education secretary Gavin Williamson into a humiliating retreat.

Workers’ strikes and protests increase pressure on regime in Belarus

Resistance to Belarusian president Aleksander Lukashenko’s regime is growing in the streets and workplaces.

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