06 January 2015
A Downing Street report into the aftermath of the 1984-5 Miners’ Strike showed how close Margaret Thatcher’s government “came to disaster”. The National Archives released the document under the 30-year rule.
19 August 2014
Nicola Field, who was part of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, says a new film shows how struggle forged unity and helped break down prejudice
07 January 2014
In 1984 the IRA blew up a hotel in Brighton hosting Tories staying for their annual conference.
26 November 2013
Veterans of Lesbian and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) met last Friday in London to remember the epic struggles of 30 years ago.
10 September 2013
Navy used warship and helicopter to kill whales
20 August 2013
Rising house prices boost wealthy speculators, not ordinary people who need somewhere to live. Ken Olende looks at the policies behind the housing crisis
06 August 2013
Newly released government documents shed light on secret Tory plans to target miners, Northern Ireland and England’s flood defences, writes Simon Basketter