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Thousands of school and college students face anxiety over exams

Thousands of school and college students face anxiety over exams Over 700,000 students across England are due to take exams next summer. They have suffered months of disruption because of the pandemic.  

SWP open letter to socialists in the Labour Party

Corbyn, Starmer The Socialist Workers Party has issued an open letter to socialists in the Labour Party.

Keir Starmer is still on the attack 

Keir Starmer is still on the attack  Labour party leader Keir Starmer is holding Jeremy Corbyn to ransom as part of an all-out assault on the left in the party.

Man threatened with deportation flight to Jamaica says his life is on the line

Deportation, protest, Jamaica, Tories, Home Office The Tories tried to deport John on the last Jamaica charter flight in February. Now he is scheduled to be removed on 2 December

Labour Party ramps up attacks on left for speaking out

Labour Party ramps up attacks on left for speaking out The Labour Party is clamping down on its own members for showing solidarity with Jeremy Corbyn and speaking out against attacks on the left.

Stopped and detained for being a black Muslim

Muzaffar Abdullah A British official admitted that he “singled out” a black Muslim man under a stop and search at Heathrow airport, according to footage.

Student action wins big rent cut in Manchester

Students at the University of Manchester (UoM) have won a 30 percent cut in rents for this term after months of protest.

Sunak savages workers as Tories signal new austerity assaults

Although it is just the beginning, it is a clear signal that the Tories want working class people to bail out a system in crisis.

Rolls Royce plan shut down of Barnoldswick plant —only a united response can save jobs

Strikers at Rolls-Royce need urgent solidarity from across the labour movement after bosses announced a Christmas lockout on Wednesday.

Little Ilford school strikers speak out - ‘You’d think we wanted chandeliers!’

Some 51 workers at Little Ilford School struck for their fifth day on Wednesday. It is the second day of a three-day strike over unacceptable working conditions and the expansion of the east London school.

Fight Rishi Sunak’s pay attack on workers in public sector

Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to announce a fresh public sector pay cap this week as part of new budget plans.

Outcry after West’s ally Egypt imprisons human rights activists

Activists are calling for the release of human rights campaigners imprisoned by Egypt’s dictator Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

British Gas workers to launch strike ballot against fire and rehire

Workers at British Gas are to hold a strike ballot over the threat to fire and rehire 20,000 people.

Student rent strikes stay strong

Bristol university has been forced to drop threats that those who take part in rent strikes will have their bursaries docked.

Optare manufacturing strikers escalate their strikes to win higher pay

 Workers at bus manufacturer Optare, near Leeds, have upped the ante in the fight for higher pay.

Grenfell cladding firm was ‘dishonest’ inquiry is told

Former employees at building cladding firm Celotex have admitted the company “manipulated” test results to compete with market rivals.

Scotrail+Justice for Ricky Reel+Delivery workers strike+Vote Paul Holmes+BT and Beis ballots

Guards on Scotrail are preparing for their first day of strikes over abuse of disciplinary procedures.

Rolls-Royce strikers are fighting for jobs

Workers at the Rolls‑Royce plant in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, are continuing their fight against bosses’ plans to slash 350 jobs.

Tories play divide and rule to push through public sector pay freeze

The Tories are preparing their latest attack on public sector workers. 

‘They are putting profit first’—residents in Hull speak out as virus cases soar

Hull has become the worst-hit city by coronavirus in Britain. The week to 13 November saw 761 confirmed cases per 100,000 people. The second highest-hit place was Hartlepool, with 597.

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