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United national action can derail Tory assault on train unions and safety

United national action can derail Tory assault on train unions and safety Workers have announced fresh strikes that will shut down the Southern rail network.

Family and friends of Edson Da Costa appeal for support with fundraiser

Family and friends of Edson Da Costa appeal for support with fundraiser The family and friends of Edson Da Costa have organised a fundraiser to help with funeral and legal costs.

Hundreds of striking Barts health workers join march in London

Hundreds of striking Barts health workers join march in London Hundreds of striking workers and supporters marched between two east London hospitals today, Saturday.

School strikes in Ealing show the way to beat back academies

School strikes in Ealing show the way to beat back academies Strikes at a primary school in Ealing, west London, have scored a significant victory in a battle against academies.

Buoyant mood on the Barts health picket lines as strikers win support

Buoyant mood on the Barts health picket lines as strikers win support Striking east London health workers have spoken about the big support they’ve received in their fight against low pay.

Probe into the Grenfell Tower fire will start by looking at possible manslaughter

Probe into the Grenfell Tower fire will start by looking at possible manslaughter A senior Met police officer has said the starting point of the criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire would be that “around 80” deaths resulted from manslaughter.

Picturehouse workers strike for 50th time in pay fight

08 July 2017
Workers at five Picturehouse cinemas across London walked out yesterday, Friday, in the fiftieth strike of their long-running dispute.

Furious meeting slams Sir Martin Moore-Bick over Grenfell Tower fire inquiry

07 July 2017
Tenants and residents slammed Sir Martin Moore-Bick at a furious meeting of survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire last night, Thursday.

BA workers call second two-week walkout as bosses play dirty

06 July 2017
British Airways (BA) cabin crew are halfway through one two-week walkout – and they’ve called another. The Unite union members from BA’s “mixed fleet” are fighting poverty pay.

Huge demo in London shows the mood to get the Tories out - and for an alternative

04 July 2017
Last week’s protest showed ordinary people’s determination to fight—and optimism about winning real change

Increase in acid attacks as the state sanctions Islamophobia against Muslims

04 July 2017
A white man poured acid in two Muslims’ faces in a ‘hate crime’ in London last week—a sign that the government’s anti-terror strategy is stirring up racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Unite union calls two weeks of strikes at British Airways over poverty pay

20 June 2017
The Unite union has called a two-week strike by “mixed fleet” cabin crew at British Airways (BA), and vowed to take the firm to court.

Teachers begin strikes at two schools in Ealing to say no to academies

20 June 2017
Teachers at two west London schools were out on strike on Tuesday of this week. NUT union members at Drayton Green primary school began a two-day strike on Tuesday. Those at Dormers Wells High School began a three-day strike.

Union leader tells Forest Hill School strikers - ‘Keep up the fight for education’

20 June 2017
NUT union general secretary Kevin Courtney has congratulated pickets at Forest Hill School for striking over cuts – and urged them to keep fighting.

LSE cleaners strike continues in defiance of management threats

23 May 2017
Cleaners employed by outsourcing firm Noonan at the LSE university on Wednesday continued their strike for equal pay and conditions as workers employed directly by the LSE. Cleaners currently get the statutory minimum sick pay of just £83.95 a week for a maximum of 28 weeks.

As London stabbings highlight knife crime - police stop and search is no answer

23 May 2017
A series of tragic deaths from stabbings has highlighted the issue of “knife crime” in London.

Forest Hill School teachers strike for seventh time to stop school cuts

09 May 2017
Teachers at Forest Hill School struck for the seventh time today, Wednesday, in a battle to stop savage cuts.

Activists say, we’re going to teach the Tories a lesson over school funding cuts

09 May 2017
The Tories are in crisis over their planned education cuts. The first copy of the Evening Standard newspaper edited by former chancellor George Osborne last week ran a front page on the crisis.

Cops come under fire after alleged assault during High Wycombe stop and search

09 May 2017
A police stop and search of a vehicle in High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire has led to several officers facing allegations of assault and threatening behaviour.

Fresh strike planned over cuts at Lewisham's Forest Hill School

02 May 2017
NUT union members at Forest Hill School were set to strike on Wednesday this week. The workers are fighting a planned £1.3 million cuts package that Labour-run Lewisham council is trying to impose.

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