UK Newswire Archive
26-04-2005 03:44Judge Gross yesterday deferred judgement on the injunction being sought by lawyers Lawson-Cruttenden at the High Court on behalf of Brighton war-mongers Edo/MBM.
26-04-2005 01:02Report in yesterday's Transport News Network, following the short blockade / picket of Shell's Stanlow oil refinery in Cheshire. Plans for high-profile demonstrations to demand a cut in fuel prices will be discussed at a meeting in Edinburgh today (tues).
Re G8 see report below:
25-04-2005 23:27Last weekend, two British newspapers and the Mail on Sunday led with the leaked details of a memo from the Attorney General to the Prime Minister, sent before the war on Iraq, which apparently argued that any invasion might be illegal.
25-04-2005 22:53MANCHESTER RADICAL BOOKFAIR takes place from 12.00noon-5.00pm on Saturday 30th April
25-04-2005 21:32Put a Tiger In Your Think Tank
ExxonMobil has pumped more than $8 million into more than 40 think tanks; media outlets; and consumer, religious, and even civil rights groups that preach skepticism about the oncoming climate catastrophe.
See the run down group by group in latest issue of motherjones:
25-04-2005 21:08It is one year since Israeli Whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu was released from a cruel and barbarous imprisonment into a 1948 British Mandate that keeps him further imprisoned by a state that does not want him but does not wish for him to go free or live free.
25-04-2005 19:13Last chance to quiz candidates from all parties and all 3 constituencies over the war.
25-04-2005 19:01DSDA Beith in Ayrshire was blockaded and invaded today by a delegation from Glasgow Against War. They closed two gates and hung a anner from the tallest building on the site. The factory makes cruise missiles, "bunker buster" bombs amongst other offensive weapons. See the press release sent out this morning...
25-04-2005 16:45Come to the Sedgefield Mayday Festival... WMD (Wingate Music & Dance)
Party in Tony Blair's backyard
Mark Thomas confirmed for the sunday!
May 1st and 2nd 2005.
Cucumber sandwiches and tea will be available to all participants and well dressed spectators. As an Anarchist team, the White Bloc has no captain, and therefore all interested, and correctly attired, parties are perfectly entitled to join the match. The only condition is that players act with dignity and play a good clean game.
25-04-2005 16:21GOOD NEWS today as Oxford City Council votes unanimously not to evict boaters moored illegally on allotments in Port Meadow.
25-04-2005 15:30The 12 people arrested at the Derby G8 protests last month have had their bail dropped.
25-04-2005 14:23Publicly-owned, publicly-accountable libraries in the UK could be under serious threat unless citizens wake up to the planned liberalisation and expansion of international trade in services being negotiated behind closed doors in the World Trade Organisation (WTO), according to a new book by respected British academic and information expert, Ruth Rikowski.
25-04-2005 14:16The collapse of MG Rover, the last remaining British car company, has left many facing financial ruin, and yet in addition to the Phoenix Four, who appear to have milked the company for millions, one company, St Modwens the Destroyer, has done very nicely out of the collapse of MG Rover.