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National News

Russia wants answers over leaked Truss’ text

by Ilya Tsukanov

RUSSIAN Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova wants answers regarding the mysterious “It’s done” iPhone message allegedly sent by then-Prime Minister Liz Truss to the American foreign minister moments after the sabotage attacks against the Nord Stream network in late September.

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A New Journey for a New Era

by New Worker correspondent

NCP General Secretary Andy Brooks joined other communists, academics and friends of China at a seminar at the Chinese embassy in London on Monday.

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Labour pains

by New Worker correspondent

WORKERS involved in every aspect of human life, from cradle to grave, are presently involved in one or other stage of industrial action. Even trade union officials and Britain’s last miners are amongst many others taking action.

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Blast from the past

by New Worker correspondent

MEANWHILE Arthur Scargill, former general secretary of the National Union of Miners (NUM) at the time of the 1984–85 strike, has been on the picket lines again in a strike by miners. This time the dispute is at the National Coal Mining Museum (NCM) at Wakefield in Yorkshire.

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Deadly serious stoppage

by New Worker correspondent

AT THE other end of the life cycle, workers at the Co-op Funeralcare coffin factory at Shieldhall in Glasgow walked out on Halloween until the following Monday.

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On and off strikes

by New Worker correspondent

STRIKE ACTION by the postal workers will continue despite legal action by the bosses. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) said that after it called off planned strikes due in the next fortnight by 115,000 postal workers, at a meeting on Sunday.

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On the Rails

by New Worker correspondent

ON Tuesday RMT announced further strike action in its long-running dispute with most of Britain’s railway companies.

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Scottish Political News

by our Scottish political affairs correspondent

IN RECENT months there have been many remarkable events in British politics. Prime Ministers have come and gone with unprecedented frequency, ministerial careers have been measured in days rather than months, and political duplicity has been turned into a fine art by the movers and shakers in the Westminster parliament.

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Picketing Broadcasting House!

by New Worker correspondent

NCP LEADER Andy Brooks joined other Korean solidarity activists protesting against the BBC bias at a picket outside Broadcasting House in central London on Saturday. The Korean Friendship Association (KFA) had called the protest to highlight the appalling bias of the BBC in its coverage of news from Korea that invariably reflects the lies of the American lie-machine and those of its south Korean puppets.

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International News

Lula is back in Brazil!

by Ed Newman

FORMER president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers’ Party (PY) is now the president-elect of Brazil after the ballot held this Sunday, according to the results issued by the Superior Electoral Court (TSE). With almost 99 per cent of the votes counted, Lula obtained more than 50 per cent of the votes cast beating the current president, Jair Bolsonaro.

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Digging their own graves

by Dimitri Sudakov

IT APPEARS that the Western media have devised another thesis that they need to hammer into the minds of Western people. In a recent CNN article about Armageddon, White House reporter Stephen Collinson called Vladimir Putin a “self-styled” president for the first time.

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China–Vietnam summit cements bonds

by Fantine Gardinier

NGUYEN PHU TRONG, the general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, was the first world leader to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping after the Chinese Communist Party’s historic 20th Congress last month. The meeting saw the two leaders pledge greater co-operation between the socialist states.

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Features

World domination is what the West wants

by Ilya Tsukanov

THE WEST seeks to establish and maintain its control over the rest of the planet using “dirty” and “bloody” means says President Vladimir Putin.

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China’s young communists a firm will and unwavering faith

Global Times

AS 15 delegates to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) from the frontline stood in front of cameras to take questions, their young faces brimming with confidence and strength, they used witty remarks to present achievements in their professional areas, which impressed the audience. Yet they are just 15 amongst the Party’s more than 96 million members.

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