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National News

Tory rebels keep up fight to dump Johnson

by Oleg Burunov

TORY REBELS have pledged to continue trying to oust Boris Johnson from office even though he had already made it plain he would not resign after MPs voted by 211 to 148 to keep him as party leader and prime minister

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Scottish Political News

by our Scottish political affairs correspondent

THE DUST has finally settled in the aftermath of last month’s council elections. Thanks to the complicated voting system only two councils saw one party secure overall control.

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RMT shuts down Tube on Monday

by New Worker correspondent

SOME 4,000 striking station and revenue-control staff shut down London Underground on Monday in a show of strength to oppose pension attacks and job cuts.

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Dragon Boats in Manchester

by Xinhua

AT THE sound of the starting signal, the athletes in four colourful dragon boats at Salford Quays, in Greater Manchester, shot ahead and paddled mightily to the exhilarating beat of drums, watched and cheered on by crowds on the bank.

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International News

Donbas: the beginning of the end of the fight for freedom

by Ekaterina Blinova

AFTER EIGHT YEARS of their homes being shelled by the Ukrainian Army, the people of the Donbas are hoping that Russia’s special operation will put an end to this conflict, says Russell ‘Texas’ Bonner Bentley, an American volunteer and blogger who was given the codename ‘Texas’ after joining the Donbas militia in 2014.

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Palestinian prisoners punished for bid for freedom

by Richie Merino

AN ISRAELI occupation court has sentenced six Palestinian prisoners, known as the heroes of the ‘Freedom Tunnel’, to an additional five years and eight months imprisonment for attempting to escape from Israel’s high-security prison in Gilboa in September 2021. They were recaptured during an Israeli manhunt that ended their bid for freedom.

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Gun law at the chalk-face

by Roberto Morejón

FEAR SPREADS across the USA following the chain of mass shootings in recent days whilst many defend carrying a rifle or a pistol and even want to bring them to school.

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Fierce fighting on the eastern front and

by our European Affairs correspondent

RUSSIAN troops and their Donbas allies are pounding the Ukrainians along the eastern front in the push to drive the fascists out of their last strongholds in the Don basin whilst life is getting back to normal in the liberated territories. The “land bridge” between the Donbas and Crimea is complete with the opening of a network of road and rail lines linking southern Ukraine, Crimea and the rest of the Russian Federation.

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Latin America ignores Biden

by Malek Dudakov

THE SUMMIT of the Americas begins in Los Angeles. After Biden’s Asian tour, he tries to show that the USA has not forgotten about Latin America

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Power and the Darkness

by Guillermo Alvarado

OXFAM has published a shocking report, where it points out that in the midst of the pandemic and the global crisis affecting the whole world, every 30 hours a wealthy person’s fortune hits the figure of one billion dollars.

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French medical workers walk out

by Ed Newman

WITH UNIONS showing rare unity, hospitals were brought to a near-halt across France due to a major strike. Since the great slump began, seemingly no group in France – other than the Yellow Vests – have protested more than medical workers.

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Features

Cryptocurrencies Must Die!

by Bappa Sinha

AFTER the relentless hype about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum, Solana, Dogecoin and LUNA, for the last couple of years, we are now witnessing their complete meltdown.

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