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Cops clamp down on climate activists ahead of International Rebellion

06 October 2019
A brutal show of force from the Metropolitan police on Saturday saw cops swoop in on one of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) warehouses, confiscate equipment and arrest activists.

Up to 30,000 get ready to join Extinction Rebellion climate action in London

04 October 2019
“We’re going to make rebellion something everyone wants to do,” declared Extinction Rebellion (XR), just days ahead of its occupation of central London.

Questions to be answered after construction worker deaths

02 October 2019
Why are some workers at the Bond Street station Crossrail site dying?

‘We’ll stay out so we can win,’ say PCS union members on indefinite strike

17 September 2019
Outsourced workers have vowed to keep up their indefinite strike after bosses claimed to give in to one of their central demands.

Back the indefinite walkout by PCS members in London

10 September 2019
Low paid workers on indefinite strike were “loudly applauded” by delegates at the TUC union federation’s congress in Brighton this week.

All-out strike by Bromley library workers wins backing at TUC

10 September 2019
Striking bromley library workers received a very warm welcome from delegates to the TUC union federation’s conference in Brighton last Sunday.

LETTERS - Keep up fight to stop arms trade’s festival of violence

10 September 2019
The week of protests against the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) arms fair has been well organised.

Stop the DSEI arms fair in London

20 August 2019
Activists are organising to disrupt an arms fair at London’s Docklands. Actions are set to take place 2-9 September.

Protesters stage ‘kiss-in’ in London against bigotry and LGBT+ hate

17 August 2019
LGBT+ people staged a “kiss-in” to beat back the bigots in London’s Parliament Square on Friday.

Protests in London as India declares its control of Kashmir

15 August 2019
The Indian government has held a special ceremony to announce that it is in control of the disputed area of Kashmir.

PCS strikers unite their fights over pay and outsourcing with Liverpool protest

13 August 2019
Cleaners and caterers from London and Liverpool marched together on Tuesday, uniting their battles over low pay and outsourcing.

Civil service workers plan solidarity visit during all-out strike

06 August 2019
Striking cleaners and caterers at government offices in London and Liverpool are set to link up their fights over low pay and outsourcing at a rally next week.

The criminal legacy of the London Olympics

23 July 2019
A new book exposes the corruption and dodgy deals behind the 2012 Olympic Games in London, writes Simon Basketter

All-out strike over pay and outsourcing hits London - and needs your support

16 July 2019
Cleaners and caterers at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (Beis) began an all-out indefinite strike this week.

Pride marchers celebrate - and demand more rights

06 July 2019
Around 1.5 million people came out for the Pride in London festival on Saturday.

Tory council lied about safety spending in run-up to Grenfell Tower fire

04 June 2019
At least 72 people died because the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower was done on the cheap.

Extinction Rebellion day four - new rebels join London climate occupations

18 April 2019
The International Rebellion over climate change swept into its fourth day on Thursday.

PCS union members strike together over pay and jobs in London

10 April 2019
It was a day of struggle for members of the PCS union in London on Wednesday, as workers in two government departments struck together.

Grenfell residents’ rights breached says new report

19 March 2019
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.

Don’t let blame for Grenfell Tower disaster be deflected onto firefighters

19 February 2019
A Channel 4 Dispatches documentary entitled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? aired on Monday.

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