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No inquiry over Glasgow asylum seeker deaths, rules Crown Office

14 August 2012
The Crown Office has decided it is "not in the public interest" to hold a fatal accident inquiry into the deaths of three asylum seekers in Glasgow.

Reviews round-up

14 August 2012
Practical Electronica 26 August, 7.45pm, Glasgow Film Theatre, £7/£5.50

Bad day in Scotland for Nazi Nick

31 July 2012
Fascist Nick Griffin scurried out of Scotland last Saturday after failing to either turn up to his own protest in Glasgow or hijack another demo 50 miles away.

Pride marches in Glasgow, Bristol and Bournemouth

17 July 2012
Pride marches took place across Britain on Saturday for LGBT rights. In Glasgow some 6,000 people took part, making it what organisers say is the largest ever in Scotland.

Talk: Glasgow and the Slave Trade

03 July 2012
Wednesday 25 July, 6pmSt Mungo Museum2 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0RH<a href="http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/our-museums/st-mungo-museum">www.glasgowlife.org.uk</a>

Free Marian Price, say 200 at meeting in Glasgow

20 June 2012
Irish republican socialist Bernadette McAliskey addressed a meeting of more than 200 people in Glasgow on Thursday of last week. It was part of a campaign for the release of dissident Irish republican Marian Price.

A defiant protest to defend refugees in Glasgow

19 June 2012
Over 1,000 people marched in Glasgow last Saturday on a defiant demonstration opposing deportations of refugees and the return of dawn raids.

Double win for Glasgow refugee campaigners

15 May 2012
Campaigners for refugees in Glasgow scored two successes last week. Angeline Pirira Mwafulirwa and her children were released from custody after being arrested in a dawn raid.

Glasgow May Day march

08 May 2012

Strikes underway to save Kilmarnock factory

24 April 2012
Some 520 workers at Mahle Engineering in Kilmarnock near Glasgow began the first round of planned strikes on Tuesday of this week.

Glasgow stands up against threat to refugees

24 April 2012
The campaign against plans to evict up to 140 refugees who have been refused asylum from their homes accelerated this week in Glasgow.

Glasgow asylum seekers protest to save their homes

17 April 2012
Up to 140 refugees in Glasgow face destitution as responsibility for housing vulnerable people passes to the multinational security firm Serco.

Electricians protest in Glasgow and London

27 March 2012
Around 30 Unite union members joined a dawn leafleting protest outside the new Southern General Hospital site in Glasgow on Friday of last week.

RMT settles Glasgow trains dispute

06 March 2012
The RMT union has settled a dispute at the West of Scotland train signalling centre in Glasgow.

Meat workers strike against greedy bosses

21 February 2012
Meat processing workers at food firm Vion in Cambuslang near Glasgow struck on Monday of this week over pay.

Talks collapse in signalling dispute

14 February 2012
The West of Scotland signalling centre dispute is back on after talks collapsed. RMT members at the Glasgow centre struck for 24 hours on Tuesday this week and plan to strike for a further 24 hours on Friday 2 March.

Labour splits over Glasgow cuts vote

14 February 2012
The Labour Party suffered another blow in Scotland last week as it struggled to force through a cuts budget on Glasgow council.

Resistance to Nazi attacks in Glasgow

07 February 2012
Nearly 100 people attended a mass leafleting and rally in the centre of Glasgow on Saturday called by UAF Scotland.

Scots organise against the cuts at Right to Work AGM

04 February 2012
The Right to Work campaign in Scotland held its annual general meeting in Glasgow last Saturday.

Disabled workers down tools over privatisation

04 February 2012
Remploy workers in the Unite and GMB unions struck in Glasgow and Chesterfield on Thursday of last week. They are fighting what they call the "semi-privatisation" of their factories.

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