London

Anti church movement demonstration in Hyde Park - Karl Marx

Contemporary illustration of a riot in Hyde Park, 1866

An account by Karl Marx of a demonstration in Hyde Park, London, against a proposed ban on Sunday trading on June 24, 1855.

Tube strike update: new offer criticised

RMT and ASLEF arrange joint ballot over health and safety, harrassment and breached agreements.

Background to the tube drivers' wildcat

As RMT station workers struck over jobs and safety on Monday 9 January, tube drivers on the Northern line took wildcat strike action in support of a suspended colleague.

Second tube union to ballot for strike action

Over 2,000 ASLEF members employed by London Underground could be set to join RMT members on the picket lines as the union begins a strike ballot.

Interview with an RMT member: The New Year tube strikes

With two tube strikes in as many weeks, and more still to come, libcom.org conducted this interview with a long standing London Underground worker and RMT member on the eve of the second strike.

Opera workers to strike

Staff at the English National Opera (ENO) have voted to strike over a pay dispute. Members of the broadcasting union Bectu voted 94% in favour of strike action.

Strike action hits new Heathrow terminal 5 site

Nearly 1,000 workers building a £4. 2bn terminal at Heathrow airport went on a 24-hour strike today.

Tower Hamlets strike over staff victimised for opposing stock transfer

Staff at Tower Hamlets council began a two day strike today after a housing campaigner lost her job after working for the council for 14 years.

Laing workers to strike at Terminal 5

Hundreds of workers employed by Laing O'Rourke at Terminal 5 will stage a two-week overtime ban and strike several times in December and January.

Tottenham pub saved by campaigners

Successful residents' campaign to save much loved local pub in Tottenham threatened by developers