UK Newswire Archive
06-10-2005 17:09New plans for Sefton Park could see the felling of hundreds of trees.
We read about the Environmental Film Festival you are organizing in cooperation with Bayer Corporation. We believe Bayer is not a good choice to partner with when pursuing environmental goals.
06-10-2005 16:15Over the last five years the indymedia open publishing concept has exploded throughout the internet, not just in the form of new indymedia collectives (of which there are now over 160) but also in the creation of many other non-affiliated 'citizen media' sites.
The model has been adopted in different forms and evolved along with new communications technologies such as RSS feeds which transformed the personal journals of the Blogging world into a global syndication network for content producers of every sort.
Indymedia however remains mostly uneffected, or does it?
06-10-2005 16:02Corporate Watch is a small independent research organisation, based in Oxford. We publish research to help those resisting corporate power -- check out www.corporatewatch.org.uk
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06-10-2005 15:23Jenny Jones has sent the following letter to the Commissioner of the Met Police, regarding Critical Mass. She and Darren Johnson will attend the next ride to show solidarity with fellow cyclists. They hope that others will do the same.
06-10-2005 14:06Evidence needed to defend the rights of ordinary people to protest against powerful arms dealers responsible for the death of civilian s world wide
06-10-2005 11:44B&K are one of the largest breeders of lab animals in the UK wo sell gerbils, guinea-pigs, hamsters, mice, primates and rats. They are also known to sell rabbits and farm animals.
06-10-2005 11:44Over £70,000 has become available through the Neighbourhood Drug Community Chest Fund for community groups in Nottingham City to engage young people in activities.
06-10-2005 11:20Security fears as flu virus that killed 50 million is recreated
06-10-2005 09:54JERUSALEM - Israel's Supreme Court on Thursday banned the military's practice of using Palestinian civilians as "human shields" in arrest raids, saying it violates international law.
06-10-2005 09:28On February 3rd. 2003, the Pit Stop Ploughshares were arrested and charged with $U.S.2.5million disarmament of a U.S. Navy War plane en route to the war on Iraq. They were arrested at Shannon Airport, County Clare, Ireland. 25,000 U.S. troops a month pass through Shannon along with Guatanemo Express planes used for renditions.
06-10-2005 08:59The Mayor of London announced on 29 May 2002 that the Cross River Tram, from Peckham to Camden via Burgess Park will go ahead, with a planned completion. date of 2011.
06-10-2005 05:27The news is all about "Avian Flu" a disease which is predicted to depopulate much of the Earth although at the moment it remains rather limited in scope. It is worth recalling that this Avian Flu appeared shortly after scientists dug up the remains of victims of the 1918 Spanish Flu buried in the Arctic to play with the genome. Then it is worth remembering that the Spanish flu did not originate in Spain but in a US military base in Kansas.
06-10-2005 01:24Right now there's an extraordinary online protest coming out of Tunisia. The website, www.Yezzi.org, is a collection of photos of Tunisians holding up signs in various languages, each with a message directed to Tunisian President Ben Ali.
cataclysms,wars,and corrupt empires are usually cyclical and go hand in hand,or so the real history books say.
05-10-2005 22:09Is Iran still the next step - and is some kind of conflict there being prepared?
05-10-2005 21:45Many Ugandan women are awaiting deportation from the UK to Uganda. The UK government maintains that Uganda is a safe country to return to in spite of the war in the north which has raged for 18 years and the repressive means by with President Yoweri Musoveni maintains power.