UK Newswire Archive
21-09-2006 09:48Cressida Dick, the police commander in charge of the “shoot-to-kill” operation that led to the death of Jean Charles in London last year, has been recommended for promotion to deputy assistant commissioner, one of the highest ranks in the capital’s Metropolitan Police service.
21-09-2006 09:39Caroline Lucas featured prominently on the radio 4 programme Iconoclasts last night which was a debate with the maverick political scientist Bjorn Lomborg who was trying to convince everyone that not only is climate change not a real threat, but that trying to do anything about it is a big waste of money.
21-09-2006 09:17Wake up and smell the sulphur....
21-09-2006 08:56For the War Party, deception isn't just a tactic, or even a strategy – it's a lifestyle. That's why they're indifferent to getting caught. Like a hardened criminal arrested for his umpteenth felony, the neocons see brazen lying as just a routine procedure. Caught red-handed, they just move on to their next subterfuge, one invariably designed to drag us into war.
21-09-2006 08:53Increasingly desperate over the deteriorating situation in Iraq, the Bush administration is demanding that the US-installed government in Baghdad support a savage intensification of repression or give way to a dictatorial regime that will.
21-09-2006 08:37Council wants to change public access without proper consultation
21-09-2006 08:18The present interview with Alex Callinicos was performed over several weeks by email spanning late July to mid September. The early questions took place at the start of the Israeli attack on Lebanon. The last five questions were answered in one go in mid September. Because of the length of the interview it was not possible to pose any further questions arising out of these answers.
21-09-2006 07:57The Peace Cycle set off from London on 6th August to ride all the way to Palestine.
21-09-2006 06:34How the US pursues its imperial aims
21-09-2006 06:24Just now on CNN, Air Force Col. Sam Gardiner (Ret.) said, "We are conducting military operations inside Iran right now. The evidence is overwhelming."
Gardiner, who taught at the U.S. Army’s National War College, has previously suggested that U.S. forces were already on the ground in Iran. Today he added several additional new points.
21-09-2006 05:17THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2006 ANTI-ARMS ACTIVISTS ARE BLOCKADING BRIGHTON ARMS MANUFACTURER EDO MBM: FACTORY SHUT DOWN
21-09-2006 00:35This is the exclusive story that the entire British media establishment ignored. It's a story that almost every major newspaper was offered, but didn't want to print. It's the story of how the British and American governments, for all intents and purposes, invented a terror threat in August 2006, to trigger a climate of fear and paranoia convenient for the legitimization of a political agenda of intensifying social control at home, and escalating military repression in the Middle East. And in so doing, they diverted the attention of the police and intelligence services toward a phantom, and away from a very real threat that remains intact, and that the government refuses to deal with.
20-09-2006 23:16Too thick to even know they're dead.
20-09-2006 22:04Protesters including anarchists, anti-war and animal rights activists converged on Birtsmorton court in Worcestershire this evening causing chaos for the warmongers who were arriving by the coachload hoping to be on time for the C4ISTAR conference and reception dinner.