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Jeremy Hunt’s spin over NHS staffing levels will make crisis worse

Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt is trying to mask the spiralling staffing crisis in the NHS through spin about hiring more workers.

Sexism is what stops reporting of rape

The case of a woman jailed for lying about rape highlights systematic hypocrisy over sexual assault, writes Sadie Robinson

Sheffield strikers debate next steps in jobcentre closure fight

Workers at a jobcentre in Sheffield ended a two-week strike on Friday of last week.

Reports round up: anti-fracking campaigners plan demo in North Yorks

Anti-fracking groups in North Yorkshire plan a demonstration I Manufacturing workers strike in Manchester I Anti-fascist protests I Bank Holiday bus strike l High Wycombe Pride

Escalation can break impasse in BA cabin crew battle

Striking British Airways (BA) cabin crew conclude their current wave of strikes this week in a “pause for peace”.

Right wing MPs celebrate Labour’s shift over Brexit

The Labour Party has made a shift on its position over Brexit that will please some of left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn’s most bitter enemies.

We're worth more - how workers are fighting back at McDonald's

McDonald’s workers at the heart of organising historic strikes told Tomáš Tengely-Evans how they did it

Western bombs slaughter civilians in Raqqa

The Western-backed offensive to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Isis has killed “hundreds of civilians”.

Theresa May's racist scapegoating crashes into the reality of migration

Official figures released in the last few days have underlined how the debate about migration is rooted in scaremongering and lies.

Cheers for Corbyn at Glasgow mosque show how Scottish Labour could revive

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke to around 2,000 people at rallies and mass meetings in Glasgow yesterday, Thursday.

UN officials slam Tories for breaching disabled people's human rights

Britain’s government is breaching disabled people’s human rights, a United Nations (UN) committee heard yesterday, Wednesday.

Let’s party against the racists at Notting Hill Carnival

Love Music Hate Racism will be part of this year’s Notting Hill Carnival event in west London.

A song of ice on fire—Greenland burns

What appears to be Greenland’s largest ever fire is now burning into its fourth week. First spotted on 31 July, it’s expected to stay ablaze well into September.

Tories' racist scheme to bury the truth about Grenfell

Survivors and other people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire have been cynically and shamefully betrayed by the Tories.

Barts health dispute at critical stage

The fight by outsourced health workers in east London against multinational Serco is at a critical stage.

Reports round-up: Peace activists won’t be intimidated by cops at Menwith Hill

Also: London bus control workers to strike | Council workers ballot in Coventry | Rashan Charles inquest delayed | Sellafield bosses ban meeting ahead of ballot

Doncaster bin bosses caught out hiring scab labour

As bin workers in Doncaster were set to strike this week, bosses were caught out using agencies to hire scab workers. This could be illegal.

Coordinated action to keep guards on trains

Rail union RMT announced a series of strikes in its ongoing campaign against the bosses’ push to extend driver only operation (DOO) and get rid of guards. This is a plan driven by the Tory government.

Protesters in Newcastle oppose Nazis’ attempt to exploit abuse

Anti-racists protested in Newcastle city centre last Saturday to stop Nazis exploiting a child abuse scandal.

‘We’re not lovin’ it’—striking back at McDonald’s bullies

Bfawu union members are set for an historic strike as activists organise around £10 an hour

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