UK Newswire Archive
08-09-2005 02:31A mislead gay and lesbian movement mobilizes against Iran at the height of conflict between the West and the Teheran regime.
The Danish police has raided part of Christiania in Copenhagen, Denmark. About 200 riot police stormed the freestate and quickly sealed off 'Fredens Eng' (The Meadow of peace) which is a part of the site, where people live in trailers. In one of the biggest mass arrests in Denmark ever, the police made over 100 arrests. There are various reports of injured people. Most people have been charged with not following police orders, although some with charges relating to violence against the police.
Christinia had been self adminstrative, meaning no permit was needed to 'build' new property or have trailers parked up on it's grounds. Newly introduced law, means trailers have to leave, so new development can take place. The people from Christiania have resisted this new legislation for years. They wish to keep their autonomy and self managed decision making structures that have kept the place running for over 20 years...
Links: Christiania Website | Denmark Indymedia | Photos: (1) (2) | Danish Clown Army Website | Video (mainstream media) | More Film Footage - (free registration) | Newly introduced laws threaten Christiania
07-09-2005 23:49The Education Not for Sale Network is urging student unionists and student activists to protest against the National Union of Students leadership's collaboration with the Government pro-top up fees campaign.
07-09-2005 22:25quick announce about nuke laser facility planning process and contracts
07-09-2005 20:33more on the discussion on CAP reform (if there is one!)
and web link for SP UK 'simultainious policy UK'
its a good idea.. if we can agree on what we want then it is a way to ensure that its what we get. democracy like.. innit!
07-09-2005 19:54Norwich City Council’s Executive Committee will this evening (7 September) decide whether to increase the salary of the Council’s Chief Executive Officer by 33%.
07-09-2005 17:077pm, Sunday September 11th
at the 'convergence space' for protests against the DSEi east London arms fair - venue to be announced on Friday at www.dsei.org or ring 07817 652029.
07-09-2005 15:52The UK police will be issued with US taser stun guns. Why were we not consulted?
07-09-2005 15:34Anti war meeting in Swansea on tuesday the 13th September
07-09-2005 15:12Jeremy Clarkson is to be awarded an honorary degree by Oxford Brookes University on Monday 12th September. Yes, SERIOUSLY!!
07-09-2005 13:41Details of the Oxford Speaker Series on Climate change - the latest talk being by George Monbiot and George Marshall on Thursday 22nd September, on the subject of climate change denial.
07-09-2005 12:20Even as the G8 promises fall apart, Geldof stays silent
07-09-2005 11:58gar rights group,OutRage! are holding a demo against the proposed Sharia Law court in Canada Thurs 8 Sept 12-2pm Canadian High Comm- 38 Grosvenor St, London.
Campaigners say an article just published by a national expert on health and safety has significance for the controversial Spodden Valley planning application.