UK Newswire Archive
23-02-2005 00:11Please help save the Castlemill boatyard in Jericho, Oxford. It's the only working boatyard that serves the boating community in Oxford and its closure threatens their very survival. No alternative yard is being provided by British Waterways.
Anti-nuclear groups believe the construction heralds a new era of research and development of British nuclear weapons.
22-02-2005 21:02Thousands of people are expected to flock to Whitehall in April to take part in an all-night demonstration against free trade and forced economic liberalisation in what campaigners have called a protest against the "obscene world trade system".
22-02-2005 20:42Anti-aparthied student activists today tried to prevent an Israeli government official from speaking at SOAS. A demonstration was held, before fire alarms went off and everyone had to leave the University buildings, exactly as the ambassador was due to begin his talk.
75 persons (about 20 vehicles) are already registered for the journey, whose route passes through great cities like: Geneva, Bologna, Ancona, Patras, Athens, Thessalonica, Istanbul, Ankara, Damas and Amman…
22-02-2005 19:39The government has recently tabled two amendments to the Serious Organised Crime Bill currently going through Parliament and due to become law by May 2005. These are breathtaking assaults on civil liberties. The laws have been presented to the public – via a compliant media - as necessary to prevent animal rights extremism. They go much further than this, however, and criminalise ordinary protest activity such as consumer boycotts or even handing out leaflets to the public.
22-02-2005 18:01As a part of the biennial exercise Manchester Airport are looking for volunteers to act as Evacuees or Friends and Relatives during "Exercise Scorpio 2" which will take place on Sunday the 20th March 2005.
22-02-2005 16:38Tory leader Micheal Howard's Constituency info. For those who may be interested in telling him what they think of his Gen Election policies etc...
22-02-2005 15:22"Where they smell a prey, they speak of terrorists. Where they see windmills, they speak of weapons of mass destruction that cannot be found."
22-02-2005 12:47We are on the train from Cologne to Brussels to cover Mr. Bush's visit to the European Union for Indymedia UK. Newsstands and websites display pictures of happy European statesmen - Jacques Chirac looking aggressively relaxed during the handshake - and the talk is of rapprochement, a new partnership between America and Europe. Like a bad song or an awkward lover, Mr. Bush declares to the assembled notables that “no power on Earth could ever divide us.”
22-02-2005 11:39I came into Brussels this morning from Germany to join the European protests against Bush's international policies.