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Victory in Wales after unanimous vote for strike action

Staff at a private contractor for the Welsh NHS managed to halt changes to their terms and conditions after all members voted for str

Alarming erosion in Russian Arctic

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Do you use social care services for older people (aged 65 or over) or look after someone who does?

UNISON gives evidence on growing social care funding crisis

In June the Committee launched an inquiry into the financial sustainability of local authority adult social care and the quality of care provided.

Our education system is under sustained attack from Theresa May’s government

Theresa May has only been Prime Minister for a matter of weeks, but already the education system is under sustained attack from her government – so

NHS commissioners on course for some ‘unpalatable’ decisions

The NHS in England will struggle to meet the government requirement to save £22bn by 2020, according to a new report by independent health charity

4 stories of Indigenous Peoples’ struggle for climate justice

Fracking, racism, powerful mining companies, colonialism, the oil industry – Indigenous People across the world are fighting so many things in the...

New grammar school backlash

Reports that Theresa May will lift the ban on the creation of new grammar schools has met with strong opposition from MPs, community leaders, union

António Guterres maintains lead after second Security Council 'straw poll'

On Friday 5 August, the UN Security Council held its second round of 'straw polls' – an informal voting system used to identify the leading contend

Columbans support ‘March for Life and Peace’ in Korea

This week has seen the annual ‘March for Life and Peace’ on Jeju Island in South Korea, involving around 600 participants, with 2,000 expected at t


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