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Blood on Modi’s hands as riots sweep India’s capital

Anti-Muslim attacks have hit New Delhi - but there is also resistance

University strikers march and prepare for stronger resistance

Up to 1,000 university strikers, students and supporters marched through central London on Wednesday on the final day of a three-day strike.

‘No human should have to live like this’—Harmondsworth detainee speaks out

A partially-blind man who has lived, studied and worked in Britain since the age of 15 fears he could be deported to Jamaica.

Solidarity boosts university strikers on day four of their action

John McDonnell said, 'We will do all we can in parliament to support you. But on the streets is where we need to be.'

Cops go free after black man dies

The family of a black man who died in police custody is “devastated and outraged” that five police officers will not face disciplinary action.

Fight against transphobia

The Tories could drop plans to give trans people the right to self-identify under the guise of “protecting children”, according to the Sunday Times newspaper.

‘Locked in a detention centre, I work for £1 an hour’

The Tories have handed Serco a multimillion pound contract to run a further two immigration detention centres

Reports round-up: Anti-racism in Scotland, Addaction strike, RSCPA ballot and more

Health workers in Wigan and Leigh were set to launch five days of strikes over pay on Thursday.

‘We will strike until we win,’ say traffic wardens

Traffic wardens in Hackney, east London, have vowed to keep up the fight over pay and terms and conditions.

Strikers at the Foreign Office vow to fight on as latest phase of action comes to an end

The latest phase of action at the Foreign Office is ending, but the battle is not over, says Nick Clark

Workers get vote out for Royal Mail battle

Postal workers across Britain staged a fresh show of strength on Tuesday as they gear up to vote in a new national strike ballot.

Transport round up: No service across the Bakerloo Tube line

The Bakerloo line of the London Underground ground to a halt last weekend as workers staged a solid four-day walkout from Friday of last week.

‘Take the market out of education,’ say the sixth form workers as battle grows

Workers across 34 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Thursday this week, demanding more funding and higher pay.

An all-out strike to go at Brogan’s Cafe in Swindon

Workers at Brogan’s Cafe in Swindon were in a defiant mood as they began the second week of an indefinite strike over poor working conditions on Monday.

Strike for rewards in Tower Hamlets council and schools

Tower Hamlets council workers in east London have backed strikes against a series of attacks on their pay, terms and conditions.

Julian Assange fights extradition challenge

Julian Assange began his fight against extradition to the US in a London court on Monday.

Fury after racists assault black man in London pub

Fury erupted outside the Duke of Wellington in west London last Saturday after racists assaulted a black man at the pub.

Letters - Population Matters replies

We published an article on 7 January which Population Matters believes mischaracterises its position on a number of issues, and we have agreed to publish the following letter-

Thousands join XR march demanding action on climate emergency

Over 5,000 people joined an Extinction Rebellion march in London on Saturday, and it led to discussions on tactics

Universities strike day 2 - ‘All the issues are joined together’

Workers took to the picket lines on Friday at 62 universities. Workers are fighting casual contracts, low pay, spiralling workloads, pay gaps and attacks on pensions.

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