UK Newswire Archive
09-12-2003 04:11Witnesses needed urgently!!
Occasion: Police Stop and Searches of Vehicles and People during the Fairford Demo on 22 March 2003
Location of searches: Letchlade (just outside of Fairford)
Time: from 12:00-2:30pm.
09-12-2003 04:06Merkava tanks and mossad HQ's in Baghdad....checkpoints in all cities to humiliate the people, "targeted assasinations" of resistance fighters, demolition of houses with the families still inside....zionists get high by the occupation and murder of Arabs, and now they're getting their "coalition" allies to help them out.
09-12-2003 03:00George Monbiot came to Oxford Town hall - Monday 8th of December
Envited By Oxford Globalise Resistance (aka SWP) to talk about the European Social Forum
and his ideas of a world parliament.
Not everyone was convinced but there was a constructive debate - see engagement can be productive
08-12-2003 21:52Monday, 15 December, 6 pm - 12 am
Christmas benefit to aid CRISIS, a national charity for homeless people
film screening + live music
@ the Red Rose Club
129 Seven Sisters Road
Finsbury Park, London N7 7QG
Tel: 020 7281 3051
Tube / BR: Finsbury Park
Tickets at door only, £7/£5 concessions
08-12-2003 21:27Hong Kong government asks McDonalds to withdraw its Honey BBQ sauce as it contains the sweetener stevioside which is banned in Hong Kong.
08-12-2003 21:09Reports from Monday 8th December
wsis in geneva
08-12-2003 20:16Winning the hearts and minds of the Iraqi people...the same exact words were used about Vietnam...didn't work then and it won't work now
A train carrying highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel rods will pass Regensburg in Bavaria tomorrow or Wednesday, reports the local Greenpeace group. Their media release says the train with two Castor caskets will start out from the Isar2 nuclear power station at Essensbach near Landau and head for the plutonium factory at La Hague on the north-west French coast.
08-12-2003 19:27on Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 10th December 6pm
"Gujarat - A laboratory of Hindu Rashtra" dir by Suma Josson, 2003, India
(45 mins/Hindi with English Sub-titles)
at the ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), The Mall, London, SW1
nearest tube: Picadilly Circus/Charing Cross
08-12-2003 19:05Issue 2 of the 'Leamington Spark' is now out. The Leamington Spark is
a radical/alternative newsletter for the Leamington Spa area, which - for those
of you who don't know :) - is near Coventry.
08-12-2003 18:40The rejuvenating efforts of the Geneva Groups have; shattered dangerous myths, rekindled hope, put Sharon in a corner, and led to a healthy redefinition of the meaning of being pro-Israel.
08-12-2003 18:19Potvin can be translated as bribe. Canada’s Commercial Counselor presents dump of 220 000 tons of cyanide in our water as development and jobs - this must be newspeak. We're in Europe pal not in the Great North!
08-12-2003 17:39Cambridge IndyMedia are showing 'Fourth World War', the latest film from Big Noise, producers of 'This Is What Democracy Looks Like', 'Zapatista', and the recent 'Km0' film on the Cancun WTO protests. One person from Cambridge IMC describes 'Fourth World War' as "THE BEST MOVIE EVER MADE IN THE HISTORY OF CINEMA!!!!" So don't miss it: Sunday 14th December, 7.30, The Locomotive, 44 Mill Road
08-12-2003 17:22St. Helena's school kids in Colchester took strike action over proposed changes to their classes.
08-12-2003 16:59A newly published analysis of Oxfordshire farming shows the structural changes in the food and agricultural sector over the last forty years. The analysis draws on interviews with Oxfordshire farmers and the personal consequences for them. The analysis is published with an audio presentation from five of the ten farmers interviewed to form workshop materials. The materials are available from the project website at www.agricultured.org or the Centre for Oxfordshire Studies, Oxford.