In the UK, more than 14.5 million people live in poverty, including 4.3 million children and the soaring energy costs are expected to affect them the most.
British ferry operator P&O fired 800 workers without notice. The workers were informed they had been laid off through a Zoom video call.
Private security officers reportedly try to board ferries with handcuffs as workers, backed by Nautilus International and RMT, refused to disembark
The Conservative government’ Health and Care Bill 2021-22 is currently undergoing deliberations at the committee stage in the House of Lords. Critics say it will lead to greater private control over the National Health Service
The ruling conservative coalition in Norway led by Erna Solberg lost the parliamentary elections and coalition of the social democratic Labour Party, Centre Party, and the left-wing Socialist Left party is likely to form the new government
Veteran socialist and popular filmmaker Ken Loach was expelled from the Labour Party as part of the ongoing purge of leftists and supporters of Jeremy Corbyn within the party
The Labour party leadership has forbidden its members from associating with groups including Socialist Appeal, Resist, Labour Against the Witchhunt, Labour in Exile Network
In the local council elections held last week in the UK, the Labour Party lost several councillors and control of multiple councils. The party also faced a historic defeat in the by-elections in the working class-majority parliamentary constituency of Hartlepool
The demand to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia has gained widespread support in the UK and across party lines in the parliament following Joe Biden’s announcement for the same last week
Research conducted by the Labour Party shows that richer areas in the UK are seeing bigger falls in COVID-19 infection rates following vaccine distribution compared to poorer, working-class areas
The suspension came after Jeremy Corbyn challenged the EHRC report on anti-semitism in the Labour Party under his leadership
The controversial Overseas Operations Bill will provide partial amnesty to soldiers if the case is filed after five years from the date of the crime or if the investigation is not completed within five years