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Europe

France: Macron smashes the left

As was expected, Emmanuel Macron's party, La République en Marche, The Republic on the Move, won an absolute majority in the second round of elections to the French National Assembly on June 18. Read more...

UK: Labour surge hangs Tories out to dry

A massive turnout of young and working class voters has inflicted a shock defeat on the Tories, with a surge in support for Jeremy Corbyn’s leftwing Labour programme denying Theresa May her majority a Read more...

London Bridge: Islamic State attacks are bitter fruit of UK imperialism’s ‘war on terror’.

Seven people were killed and dozens more injured in the terrorist attack that targeted ordinary people enjoying Saturday evening around London Bridge and Borough Market. Read more...

UK: Labour's election manifesto, “For the many”

Labour's 2017 manifesto has been heralded as the most left wing since 1983. And so it is. Read more...

Corbyn says “war on terror” has failed after Manchester atrocity.

In the week or so between the leaking of Labour’s Manifesto and the Manchester terrorist attack, Labour began to close the gap in the opinion polls. Read more...

Manchester bombing: War on Terror has turned all civilians into targets

At least 22 people, including young children, have been killed and 59 injured in a suicide bombing which targeted fans leaving a concert at Manchester’s Arena on Monday night. Read more...

Macron’s victory: no gain for French workers

Emmanuel Macron, former investment banker and economy minister, easily won the second round of France's presidential elections; by 66.1 percent to Marine Le Pen’s 33.9. Read more...

France: A choice between the Plague and Cholera

In the end it wasn’t only in France that adherents of the two winners of the first round of the country’s presidential elections were celebrating but their equivalents right across Europe. Read more...