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Glasgow workers get ready for strikes over equal pay

Glasgow workers get ready for strikes over equal pay Equal pay campaigners in Glasgow are getting ready to deliver a huge mandate for action when their strike ballot closes in the next week.

North Sea oil workers stage strikes to defend rotas

North Sea oil workers stage strikes to defend rotas North Sea oil rig workers struck for 12 hours on Monday and a 24-hour strike is planned for Monday 20 August.

Backlash halts the eviction of refugees in Glasgow—for now

Backlash halts the eviction of refugees in Glasgow—for now A wave of outrage has forced outsourcing giant Serco to back down from plans to throw 330 asylum seekers onto the streets of Glasgow.

Reports round up: Cuts leave skeleton staff to run paper

Reports round up: Cuts leave skeleton staff to run paper Journalists have warned that short staffing at a newspaper has left the editorial team “at crisis point”.

A stylish tribute to Glasgow’s Mackintosh

A stylish tribute to Glasgow’s Mackintosh A new exhibition displays Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s work. Dave Sherry looks at the life of the artist who defined Glasgow’s unique look

‘Baby jailer Trump’s not welcome in Scotland’, say anti-racist protesters

‘Baby jailer Trump’s not welcome in Scotland’, say anti-racist protesters Anti-racists in Scotland kicked off resistance to Donald Trump’s visit to Britain on Wednesday.

Scottish independence march keeps pressure on the Tories...and the SNP

26 June 2018
Some 15,000 people joined the latest march for Scottish independence last Saturday in Stirling.

SNP walkout reflects mood for Scottish independence

19 June 2018
By walking out of parliament during the Brexit debates at Westminster last week Scottish National Party (SNP) MPs forced themselves to the top of news bulletins in Scotland.

Huge independence march in Dumfries

04 June 2018
Thousands marched through the town of Dumfries in the south of Scotland last Saturday in the latest of a series of marches for Scottish independence.

SNP report exposes its pro-market leadership with ‘cuts commission’

29 May 2018
A recent economic report by the Scottish National Party (SNP) is a major disappointment for those in the independence movement who want to end austerity and cuts.

Solidarity protest called after vicious attack on a refugee in Edinburgh

08 May 2018
Anti-racists in Edinburgh planned to protest on Thursday after a young Syrian refugee was stabbed in the city’s Fountainbridge area last week.

Tens of thousands on the streets for Scottish independence

06 May 2018
The organisers, All Under One Banner, said over 50,000 took part.

Sheku Bayoh’s family sue police over his death

03 May 2018
A post-mortem identified 54 separate lacerations, cuts and bruises on Sheku Bayoh’s body.

SNP warns of Tory devolution attack as independence campaigners march

01 May 2018
Thousands of supporters of Scottish independence were set to march in Glasgow this Saturday, in a demo called by the All Under One Banner group.

Reports round-up: Anger grows over pay and cuts in Scotland

17 April 2018
Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon was under pressure to stump up more money for public sector workers as she addressed the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) on Monday.

Scottish National Party’s shift to Kiwi capitalism is a sharp turn to the right

10 April 2018
The Scottish National Party (SNP) is poised for a sharp turn to the right.

Fury as Catalan leader arrested in Scotland

27 March 2018
Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon has exposed her government’s fake radicalism by cooperating with the clampdown on Catalan independence.

Work-in and march helps to keep the BiFab factory open

21 November 2017
A new deal has given workers in Fife some breathing space, report Tomáš Tengely-Evans and Raymie Kiernan

‘Corbynism finally comes to Scotland’—new leader and new mood in Scottish Labour

18 November 2017
Scottish Labour members have elected left wing candidate Richard Leonard as their party’s new leader.

Stop the Football Lads Alliance in Scotland

14 November 2017
Anti-racists in Scotland will take to the streets of Edinburgh at the same time as the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) marches in Glasgow on 25 November.

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