UK Newswire Archive
Geoff, the Black Bitches and The Full Monty line dancing group
03-07-2005 12:20Reactor one at Oldbury nuclear power station has been closed for over a year because of serious concern's by safety experts. It has just been restarted despite calls by the Green party that it should have remained closed.
03-07-2005 10:45British military advisers trained Uzbek troops in "marksmanship" shortly before a massacre in which hundreds of people were killed. The training was part of a larger programme funded by Britain despite concerns expressed by the Foreign Office at the time over the Uzbekistan government's human rights record.
03-07-2005 10:41REBEL groups terrorising civilians in eastern Congo, where a devastating war marked by widespread atrocities has killed nearly 4m people, are doing so with weapons and ammunition flown to Africa by a British-based airline.
03-07-2005 10:37Three forces are in collision in the fight to make poverty history--Live 8, the protest movements and the G8. The differences are dramatic says Mediachannel.org's News Dissector Danny Schechter
03-07-2005 09:32When uniformed police moved in to close down an impromptu street party outside the Forest Cafe (which had a late license until 5am), a protestor was arrested by cops with all id removed and taken in an unnumbered van to an undisclosed location.
03-07-2005 05:57Zimbabwe is being hypocritically vilified by the west for forced slum clearances that are routine throughout the developing world.
03-07-2005 00:57According to an article in the TImes Online, police have now given their permission for a limited march to take place at Gleneagles during the G8 summit....
02-07-2005 22:31PC Skidmore at Edinburgh Police Headquarters confirmed to Indymedia at 16.53 this afternoon that a Section 60 had been declared throughout Edinburgh City Centre, along the entire route of the Make Poverty History March and the Meadows, site of the Live8 Concert.
02-07-2005 22:27The world's media was watching as hundreds of riot and uniformed police surrounded a group of Make Poverty History marchers who had the temerity to leave the official route.