UK Newswire Archive
03-08-2004 21:46Cam residents step up campaign
Published on 03 August 2004
HOUSEBOAT owners have stepped up their campaign against plans to ban them from part of the River Cam in the winter.
03-08-2004 21:32A demo took place last Sunday, 1st August at HMP Forest Bank in salford in support of refugees and migrants detained there following riots at Harmondsworth Detention Centre. This was part of a national weekend of action opposing the governments racist and oppressive asylum and immigration policy.
03-08-2004 19:57Propaganda about the Sudanese doesn't appear to be consistent...
03-08-2004 17:09"The international free market was created artificially in the 18th and 19th centuries with the force of the English colonial state and did not develop naturally from the free exchange of goods as neoliberals constantly claim. According to Polanyi, foreign trade originally had the character of piracy, robbery and belligerent conquest more than peaceful exchange.."
03-08-2004 17:09Scientists and senior figures in the pharmaceutical industry have been reassured by ministers that they are ready to use the Army to stop animal rights fanatics from blocking construction of a new research facility at Oxford University.
03-08-2004 17:00Legal aid spending on immigration and asylum cases has risen more than five-fold over the last seven years.
03-08-2004 16:03Eviction Alert: Two Mile Coppice, Weymouth, Dorset. A recently established protest camp, to stop the destruction of an ecologiocally rich habitat has been served it's papers. The Eviction could happen anytime from Thursday.
03-08-2004 16:02labour membership below 190,000
03-08-2004 15:55Every year, Scotland hosts an event called the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, that showcases military bands from around the world. The prestigious event is attended by 217,000 people and broadcast around the world to a television audience of millions. This year, the Tattoo organizers have invited the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA).
03-08-2004 15:26Far-left hypocrisy - so what's new...
03-08-2004 14:47Nu-Labour apparatchiks/councillors pack meeting to destroy Fire pay deal
'Nick Raynsford has stepped in behind the scenes to wreck this deal. He does not want agreement on any terms, he only wants confrontation. He threatened to withdraw the £30 million transitional funding if a deal was reached'
REEL ONE: The network evening at OFVM for scriptwriters, film makers and digital creators to meet and get to know who's doing what.
03-08-2004 14:18Please email, phone, write to attorny general of BC, Canada in solidarity with eco-activist Tre Arrow
03-08-2004 14:01PRESS RELEASE From the Campaign to Close Campsfield Immigrant Detention Centre
03-08-2004 13:56The Ambient Green Picnic is an annual event in Guildford. This year it took place on Sunday 1 August 2004.
03-08-2004 13:52Dancehall artist Beenie Man's office has released a statemnt "apologising" for his hate-lyrics. However, the "apology" neither mentions who he is apologising to nor whathe is apologising for. A satisfactory apology would go along the lines of:
(1) Acknowledging the suffering he has caused and apologise to the people he has victimized.
(2) Make a positive statement affirming his respect for gay people and his condemnation of homophobic violence.
(3) Come to an agreement with the record companies to withdraw his murder songs from circulation or, if this cannot be agreed, donate his royalties from these songs to a gay organisation campaigning against homophobic violence, such as J-Flag.