UK Newswire Archive
30-10-2006 17:15The director of the Muslim Council surveys the size of Britain's fifth column.
30-10-2006 16:21Today the international climate justice movement condemned a major new policy advisory from the United Kingdom on the economics of climate change. Named "The Stern Review" after its chief author Sir Nicholas Stern, climate activists warn that this 700-page analysis offers a dangerously inadequate and deceptive plan that will lead to inevitable global warming catastrophe if its recommendations are followed. "Although climate scientists are in nearly unanimous agreement that atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide must be limited to no more than 450 parts per million in order to avoid catastrophic climate chaos, the new UK report calls for CO2 emissions to be stabilized at the much higher rate of 500 to 550 ppm," said Ethan Green, coordinator of the Counter-G8 Working Group of Rising Tide North America.
30-10-2006 15:53There is a screening of The Iron Wall on Thursday 9th November at 7:30pm in Café One.
30-10-2006 15:49The EU entered into a ten year voluntary agreement with car manufacturers to cut emissions. Surprise, surprise, the car manufacturers have come nowhere near.
30-10-2006 15:48Three business groups are to decide the future of Farnborough town centre.
30-10-2006 15:43First Indications of Government Involvement as Federal Army Troops Move In. IMC London and others to hold solidarity demonstration at Mexican Embassy at 5pm
30-10-2006 15:12monthly picket of Communications House migrant reporting centre Saturday 4th November 1-3pm organised by No Borders London
30-10-2006 14:57John Pilger: exposing the rotten heart of the empire
30-10-2006 14:45It always hits me that first a 'white' woman or man like now Brad Will has to be killed in a local struggle anywhere on earth, and preferably a journalist or similar, before the mainstream propaganda media move. Even if they mostly distort reality: 'Fix the facts around the policy' - as they say.
30-10-2006 14:37Banners were unfurled across M1 motorway bridges from Luton to Sheffield today as the Stern report on climate change was published. The M1 is due to be widened from Luton to Leeds, at a cost to the tax payer of £3.74 billion. The widening will allow traffic to grow and cause more CO2 emissions. Road transport is currently 21 per cent of UK emissions and rises every year.
30-10-2006 14:31Dear All,
Please see below for Press Release which is extremely disturbing. There must be something that the international disability, indymedia and others communites can do about these horrific human rights abuses in North Korea which goes beyond the atrocities what Hitler and the Nazi's caused to over 200,000 disabled people who were the first victims within the Holocaust!!!!!
30-10-2006 14:19Subject at mexico city
Body: Protesters, police clash in Mexico City
Sympathizers of the movement that controlled Oaxaca City for months faced off with police in the capital on Sunday
30-10-2006 13:29EMERGENCY PROTEST ON THE IRAQ WAR, TUESDAY 31 OCTOBER ASSEMBLE 5PM-7PM, PARLIAMENT SQUARE, LONDON SW1, (Nearest tube: Westminster)
30-10-2006 12:32Basque political prisoner Iñaki de Juana’s hunger strike has been in the media in recent weeks. After 63 days on hunger strike demanding justice and attending the numerous requests he received and the mobilisation of Basque society, De Juana ended his protest. He began his hunger strike due to the attempt by the Spanish State Prosecution to get him sentenced to 96 years in jail for writing two press articles
30-10-2006 11:28Former Iranian President Khatami is due to visit the UK this week (London and Edinburgh). Demos are planned and a petition has been set up against this visit.