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Workers crisis UK COVID Thousands of jobs at stake as restaurant chain collapses in the UK

Workers of Carluccio’s chain of restaurants have already been subjected to a 50% wage cut due to the COVD-19 crisis

Julian Assange’s bail plea denied

Julian Assange’s defense team had moved a bail application in light of fears of a COVID-19 outbreak in Belmarsh prison. The Wikileaks founder has been in judicial custody in the prison since September 2019

Assange bail application Covid UK Assange’s defense team to apply for bail over concerns of COVID-19 spread in prison

The legal team representing Assange has stated that they will be filing a bail application for Julian Assange on Wednesday over concerns of Coronavirus spread in prison

British communists COVID 19 Communist Party of Britain calls for urgent measures to fight COVID-19

The Communist Party of Britain (CPB) has criticized the Tory government in the UK in a statement claiming that the funds allocated to fight COVID-19 are far less than the money spent to rescue large London banks and markets during and after the financial crisis of 2007-08

Trade Union Congress Women trade unionists demand new deal to combat gender pay gap, other forms of discrimination

‘Sisters Standing Strong’ – the 2020 Women’s Conference of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in London was attended by 150 delegates representing 34 unions in the United Kingdom

Pro-assange protest Assange’s extradition hearing begins amid massive protests outside court

The formal hearings for the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange began on February 24, Monday, within the premises of the high-security Belmarsh prison where he is being held. Large crowds of his supporters gathered outside

Brexit: The end of the beginning

The UK may have officially left the EU on January 31 but the divisions created during the process remain and many challenges lie ahead

Researchers at SOAS protest cancellation of leaves and temporary work contracts

Students and staff at SOAS University in London are protesting the decision of the management to scrap the research leaves of researchers and the casual job contracts of temporary academic workers

julian Julian Assange’s battle for justice

We look at the developments in the pursuit of justice for Julian Assange so far.

Assange update Assange’s 12-minute hearing presents a grim picture of judicial indifference

Assange’s legal team denounced a series of irregularities in his preliminary hearing held on January 13 and expressed concern over his health

Brexit deal passed in Commons UK House of Commons passes Johnson’s Brexit deal

The deal has set the United Kingdom on course to leave the European Union by the end of the month and complete the transition process by the end of the year

UK annual railfare hike ‘New year shock’ continues for UK rail commuters and workers

British commuters and rail workers have protested the hike in rail fares as well as the government’s inaction on guaranteeing job security for railway guards

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