UK Newswire Archive
06-07-2005 07:37Blockade of the Sheritan Hotel in Edinburgh never got started.
06-07-2005 07:24I just got a call from ppl driving on the M80 heading north towards Stirling (south of Bannockburn) they just found 35 police vans moving south.
06-07-2005 07:12A call to the Stirling Camp IMC center informs us that the M9 is still blocked.
The group working there is blocking the road and going into the fields and hiding in the bushes and then coming back.
06-07-2005 06:58We have managed to get an interview to a person who participated in a blockade during the night and the early morning.
He got separated from the group he was with.
06-07-2005 06:36At 6am on the first day of the G8 summit protesters successfully blocked the A822 on a bridge at the south of Crieff.
06-07-2005 04:51Actions and events in Glasgow.
06-07-2005 01:49Sunday July 04, the police forces made a massive descent in Edinburgh where were converging thousands of anti-G8 militants. 120 militants were arrested arbitrarily.Among them, members of the European sambas network taking part in the pink block, festif and nonviolent.
06-07-2005 01:31young men in detention are dying on hunger strike.
06-07-2005 01:19The truth... from none other than President Mbeki's Brother! Too bad his brother won't be any different
06-07-2005 00:16On Tuesday 5th July, the first wave of hillwalkers set off into the Ochil hills - walking for several hours to reach the peaks overlooking Gleneagles itself.
05-07-2005 23:39On the Evening of Saturday July 2nd,a street party took place out front of the Forest Café on Bristo Place. People were dancing and playing music in the street, which had been blocked off since the Make Poverty History march during that same day. At 00:15 the police arrived at Bristo Place and began what seemed to be a training exercise.
which took place in Edinburgh on Monday 4th July 2005. 12 labelled photos of the day are attached.
05-07-2005 22:44Will political chicanery win for the Copper bosses. Recent message from PNG:
05-07-2005 22:02David Beckham was present within the Golden Circle at Live8, Hyde Park... Beckham accepts huge amounts of 'sponsor' money from third world labour abusing corporations like Nike...
05-07-2005 21:09THE ROUTE of the G8 protest march at Gleneagles tomorrow has been changed at the 11th hour after fears arose that a bottleneck at security fences could result in casualties.
05-07-2005 20:54The Internatinal Chamber of Commerce is the world's most powerful corporate lobby group. It's head meets the G8 before the summit begins to deliver big businesses requests.