UK

Tube cleaners shafted by Blue Diamond

A £20 million contract to clean London Underground stations has been terminated after it was revealed hundreds of cleaners had been underpaid.

Fire strike extinguished?

The government has attempted to head off a strike by thousands of firefighters across the UK by proposing a modification to its pension reforms.

Demonstration over death in Plumstead

On Sunday, while the media was focused on the protests at the Danish embassy, another protest involving the Somali community in London was occurring, ignored by almost all media sources.

Barred pub regulars fight back in Somers Town

Regulars barred from the Somers Town Coffee House in Chalton Street near Kings Cross, are demanding to be re-admitted to their local pub.

1,000 march in solidarity with striking posties

The Belfast and District Trades Union Council along with postal workers on a two-week wildcat strike marched and rallied yesterday demanding Dignity and Fair Treatment at work.

Day of action for Iranian bus drivers: 15th Feb

A demonstration will be held tomorrow evening in support of the arrested Iranian bus drivers who've been striking since the end of last month.

Plumstead demonstration

placards

Demonstration against the death of Nuur Saeed in Plumstead, photos by Guido. See our news coverage for more information.

British Airways pilots prepare for strike

Pilots at British Airways are preparing for a long strike over their pension scheme.

Support our posties - Belfast march and rally 14th February

A march and rally is being built for Tuesday 14th of February in support of the striking posties and to demand 'Dignity And Fair Treatment In the Workplace'.

Glasgow: Mums occupy Carnwardic school against closure

Determined mothers are undertaking a series of overnight occupations of their working class neighbourhood school in a bid to save it from closure.