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Burrell family want police held to account

Kedisha Brown-Burrell is demanding that the “police are held to account” on the 8th anniversary of her brother’s death.

Scottish college lecturers powerful strike for a pay rise

Thousands of college lecturers across Scotland held their fourth national strike over pay and conditions on Thursday.

Strong pickets on day two of English college strikes

UCU union members at four colleges began the second day of a three-day strike on Thursday

Five Birmingham mosques attacked in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

Five mosques in Birmingham were attacked with sledgehammers in the early hours of Thursday.

Workers fight against tax office closure in west London

Civil service workers at a west London tax office struck on Wednesday in a fight to save jobs.

Defence concludes summing up in Hillsborough trial

The defence has concluded its summing up in the trial of David Duckenfield and Graham Mackrell.

Egyptian socialists on five lessons from Sudan and Algeria

A new wave of mass mobilisations has been on the rise for many weeks in Algeria, and over the past three months in Sudan.

College strikes show way forward in fight for better pay

Workers at four colleges in England began a three-day strike on Wednesday in the “third wave” of a battle over pay and conditions.

Reports round-up: 250 join unofficial walkout over university library cuts

Hundreds of workers staged a dramatic wildcat strike on Monday at Soas University of London

College lecturers across Scotland and in England strike over pay

College lecturers across Scotland and in nine colleges in England were set to strike over pay and conditions this week.

Reports round-up: march for jobs at Honda

The Unite union has called a march and rally against the closure of the Honda car plant in Swindon

Tory fools are in a Brexit farce as ruling class panic grows

The Tories’ Brexit crisis has descended further into farce. But behind the absurdity is a deep panic in the ruling class.

Push for national pay fight in the civil service

Workers in the civil service began balloting for national strikes on Monday in a fight to smash low pay

School in Birmingham ends lessons on LGBT+

A primary school in Birmingham has dropped a programme that includes LGBT+ education after weeks of parent protests.

More privatisation chaos as Interserve collapses

Thousands of workers have been plunged into an uncertain future as outsourcing giant Interserve collapsed into ­administration last week.

Get behind Jo McNeill for UCU general secretary

Socialist Worker is backing UCU Left member Jo McNeill for general secretary of the UCU union.

School workers strike to stop academy

NEU union members at Galliard School in north London struck on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

Grenfell residents’ rights breached says new report

Hundreds of people joined the monthly Silent Walk to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire on Thursday of last week.

Carers round up—Birmingham home care keep up fight + AFG strikes

Care workers in Birmingham struck last Saturday against council bosses’ plans to slash jobs and run down the service.

Bin workers bag £3,500 lump sum after walkouts

Unions are claiming victory after Birmingham council offered a four-figure lump sum to bin workers last week.

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