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Big 5 of COVID: Guess what is common to these top affected countries

The US, Brazil, Russia, India and the United Kingdom have larger than life leaders, but the pandemic has exposed their flaws, at great cost

Tenants Protest - UK UK tenants union calls for no homelessness and rent debt

The call for the mobilization was given by the union, ACORN, which has also started a petition to protect tenants, lodgers and mortgage holders from eviction and debt during the COVID-19 outbreak

Food for NHS- UK UK food groups form coalition to provide meals to NHS staff

A coalition of organizations plans to provide over 1 million meals to National Health Service staff across the United Kingdom over a period of six weeks. Around 25,000 meals a day are being delivered to 55 hospitals

COVID-19 crisis brings to light the need for a much stronger public sector

The situation is such that the public sector, long maligned by neoliberal economists and weakened by governments beholden to neoliberalism, is playing a major role in the fight against coronavirus

Assange release request Australia MPs Australian MPs call for Assange’s release from UK prison

MPs who are part of a pro-Assange parliamentary group have called for his release from the Belmarsh prison in the UK over concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19 in prisons

UK Transport workers-COVID Unions demand enhanced safety measures for transport workers in London

Trade unions including Unite the Union, National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT), among others, have raised concerns about the rising number of deaths of transport workers due to COVID-19. 14 transport workers have died in London alone as of April 8

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

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

Britain anti BDS law New Conservative government in the UK set to ban BDS movement

The pro-Israel move by the Boris Johnson-led government in the country is being viewed as an attempt to deny Labour-controlled local bodies’ right to boycott Israeli products

UK results Conservative Party wins comfortable majority in the UK elections

The vote, which saw the worst performance of the Labour Party since 1934, is widely seen as a vote for Brexit

Why did UK side with Boris Johnson?

We look at the role of Brexit in these elections, and why the Labour Party suffered one of its worst defeats in decades.

United Kingdom votes to elect a new Parliament

Political instability persists in the United Kingdom, as people vote in the third elections in less than 4 years

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