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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set to step down

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to step down following a spate of resignations from his government. Reports say he may remain in power till later this year when a new party leader is elected

Hospital workers strike - London Contract workers at St. George’s Hospital in London gear up for more strikes

The outsourced workers already went on a three-day strike from May 30 and a week-long strike from June 20 demanding withheld pay and better contract terms from their employer, the Mitie Group 

GOSH cleaners protest - London Cleaners at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London win NHS contracts

Under the leadership of the union United Voices of the World, different sections of the staff at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London have intensified campaigns to demand equal rights and dignity

Israel, Bahrain sign security cooperation pact after normalizing ties and other stories

Today we look at the security agreement between Israel and Bahrain, recent coups in West Africa and the ECOWAS response, and more

GOSH security protest UK Outsourced hospital guards campaign for pay equality at London hospital 

Outsourced security guards at the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London have been demanding rights, pay and other benefits on par with the in-house National Health Service (NHS) workers

Tory government’s Health and Care Bill passed in UK House of Commons and other stories

Today we look at the UK’s Health and Social Care Bill and it’s impact on the NHS, a US jury ruling holding pharmacies liable for the opioid crisis, and more

Campaigns demanding better access to NHS dentistry intensifies across England

The continuous under-funding of the National Health Service and COVID-19 pandemic has led to long wait lists. Health organizations have warned that children are struggling to access dental care and risk being left in pain

Prosecutors to probe illegal practices in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa 43 case and other stories

Today we look at new evidence in the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students in Mexico, the strike announced by NUMSA in South Africa’s engineering sector, and more

Anti-Tory demo-London Massive rally in London by progressives declares Tories are unfit to govern

Asserting that the Tories are unfit to govern the country, the protesters condemned the government’s bid to enact draconian laws intended to block protests. The call for the mobilization was given by the People’s Assembly Against Austerity

Interview-Communist Party of Britain “We will resist the ruling-class offensive to make the working class pay the cost of the COVID-19 crisis”

Interview with Robert Griffiths, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Britain, on the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK

Welsh Communists covid uk Welsh communists condemn cover-up of 2016 study on estimated impact of pandemic in the UK

NHS England conducted the Cygnus exercise in October 2016 to estimate the impact of a hypothetical H2N2 influenza pandemic in the UK, but the full details of the findings have not been published yet

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