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Air pollution killing Londoners

5 August 2016

Londoners are falling ill and dying because the capital has levels of nitrogen oxides comparable to those of Shanghai and Beijing, according to a new report published in July. 

'Almighty mess' of NHS privatisation

11 July 2016

The NHS’s Primary Care Support Services were privatised in April, transferred to multinational profit-sucker Capita, along with over a thousand workers – and things have not gone well.

EU and NATO ramp up tension with Russia

11 July 2016

If any British workers doubted that the EU and NATO are two sides of the same coin, the EU–NATO leaders’ declaration of 9 July 2016 to deploy more troops and weapons on Russia’s borders should remove them.

After Brexit, plan for power generation!

3 July 2016

The Brexit decision has thrown government plans for electricity generation into further turmoil, with renewed concerns over the future of the proposed nuclear power station at Hinkley Point.

The other referendum - junior doctors vote on contract

1 July 2016

Voting ends today (1 July) in the "Members Referendum" of junior doctors on whether to accept the terms negotiated by their union, the British Medical Association, to settle their long-running dispute with the government over seven-day working.

Unemployment surges in France

30 June 2016

After two months of falls in France’s jobless totals, the number out of work rose again. Meanwhile, the government is imposing drastic changes in labour legislation to meet EU fiscal targets.

London's largest borough gears up for health fight

29 June 2016

Recent proposals for the borough’s healthcare include putting all health-related community services out to tender and axing student nurses from primary and secondary schools. Resistance may be on the cards

Bluff and bluster from Holyrood

29 June 2016

Conveniently forgetting that over a million people in Scotland voted to quit the EU, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon now is now threatening to veto our leaving. She must know she can’t.

Gold: Barclays sells 'secret' vault

26 June 2016

The recent sale of the Barclays “secret” gold and precious metals vault, allegedly somewhere inside the M25, to the Chinese bank ICBC  highlights the murky role of British banking interests. 

Fishing flotilla demands "leave the EU"

15 June 2016

Tower Bridge opened up this morning for over 50 vessels from the fishing industry as they sailed the Thames to Parliament to voice their demand to leave the European Union.

Desperate Greens spread TTIP fantasy

14 June 2016

While US and EU leaders call for accelerated talks on TTIP, some Green politicians are seeking to deny that a Leave vote is the surest way to defeat the planned treaty.

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