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British Airlines pilots go on strike demanding pay hike British Airlines pilots go on strike demanding pay hike

The strike began on Monday and will continue till Tuesday night with another day of action scheduled for September 27. 93% of the pilots who took part in a ballot in the last week of August approved the strike proposal by the British Airline Pilots Association.

ATW 50 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 50

In this episode, we look at the attack on left activists by right-wing students’ group in Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, the doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe and the “Stop Arming Israel” protest in the United Kingdom.

stop arming Israel Protests ahead of London arms fair to ‘Stop Arming Israel’

According to the Campaign Against the Arms Trade (CAAT), the British government had approved the sale of weapons and military equipment worth USD 17.8 million to Israel in 2018.

anti Brexit protests Thousands of protestors take to UK’s streets against prorogation of parliament

Protests are continuing across the UK against the Queen approving the suspension of parliament for five weeks under the advice of prime minister Boris Johnson.

‘Stop the Coup’: Major backlash as Queen suspends British Parliament under Johnson’s advice

The proroguing of the British parliament is widely seen as an attempt by the government to avoid parliamentary scrutiny and to push for a No-Deal Brexit.

Anti-fascist march-London Anti-fascist mobilization counters Tommy Robinson supporters in London

British far-right and anti-Muslim activist Tommy Robinson is currently serving a prison sentence for contempt of court for broadcasting outside the Leeds Crown Court during a child grooming gang trial in 2018.

Shipyard workers protest-Northern Ireland Irish workers intensify struggle to save jobs at the Harland and Wolff shipyard

The 158-year-old Harland & Wolff shipyard, located in Belfast, landed in trouble when its current owner, Dolphin Drilling, filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.

pilots-strike-ryanair Ryanair pilots in the UK go on strike for better pay and work conditions

The airline was successful in securing an injunction from the Irish court, forbidding Irish pilots from joining the strike. However, the same plea was rejected by the courts in the UK.

Defying US pressure, Gibraltar court orders release of the seized Iranian tanker

The order is a setback to the US, which tried to prevent the release of the tanker until the last moment

Workers march in Leeds against a new contract by supermarket giant Asda

Unions say the company is threatening its workers to sign a new contract that would introduce unpaid breaks and force people to work on weekends and bank holidays.

“Our universities must be survivable for students and staff of color”

Interview with the Goldsmiths Anti-Racist Action (GARA), a group of concerned students at Goldsmiths, University of London, that fights racism within and outside the campus.

Tensions to rise further in West Asia as UK joins US task force to 'protect' tankers Tensions to rise further in West Asia as UK joins US task force to ‘protect’ tankers

The UK’s decision to join the US in patrolling the Strait of Hormuz is ironic considering that the latest round of seizure of tankers began with its marines taking over Iran’s Grace I in the first week of July

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