UK Newswire Archive
home, after spending 27 hours in police cells in Scotland. The
campaigners, ranging in age from 16 to 73 and from Berwick to County
Durham, lay or sat in the road in front of the main gate of Faslane
28-11-2006 11:10Anne Owers HM Inspector of Prisons (HMIP) has published today a report on Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre (IRC), the UK's largest immigration removal centre, stating that it was not performing satisfactorily against ANY of the Inspectorate's tests of a healthy custodial environment and that poor relationships between custody officers and detainees were "worse than had been seen at any other detention centre" and was "Undoubtedly the poorest report" issued by HMIP of any IRC to date.
28-11-2006 03:03activists demonstrating against faderhuset, (rightwing fundamentalist christians) who are trying to evict them from ungdomshuset, are brutally attacked by the police. over 80 people arrested
see video here
27-11-2006 23:50The London anarchist bookfair is the biggest annual event for libertarians in the UK. This year was the first since one of the major organisers and founding member left, so Rob Ray interviewed one of the collective to see how they thought it went...
27-11-2006 23:48Following the clearing in 2004 of IBM in a lawsuit alleging they knew about carcinogens found in their computer chip factories, a new scientific study has been brought out confirming that workers in computer facilities have a high risk of developing cancer.
27-11-2006 23:46Rob Ray interviews a leading health watchdog on the rollout of Independent Sector Treatment Centres, which have faced strong criticism as heralding the start of privatisation for the NHS.
27-11-2006 22:09The East Anglia Social Forum has been set for Saturday Dec 2 at the Ross
St. Community Centre in Cambridge, running from 1pm - 7pm.
The programme will include:
* Media workshop (writing press releases, doing interviews)
* Facilitation workshop
* Encryption/Internet security workshop
* Screen printing workshop
* Climate Camp and Plane Stupid talk
* Stenciling workshop (provisional)
* ID cards talk (provisional)
* Campaign against tuition fees talk (provisional)
27-11-2006 19:16Blatant cut and paste of mainstream news article on french power company EdF's plans to seek a UK licence for new nuclear power stations
27-11-2006 18:00it's going to go off like chicken in the vegetable draw (well, almost)..
Now restrain yourself dear and stick to subject matter er that was chickens do you do they now do a wicked chicken wing at devonshire chip shop for a pound to you and knowing it was killed so i could eat it makes it taste all the better oh you twisted mother 0742..
We ask you to take action and speak out in support of Mercy Murua and Peter Gichura, two disabled activists who face almost certain persecution and death if they are deported back to Kenya. Ms, Murua is in WinVisible, and Mr, Gichura takes part in our joint activities, including the "Claim the Buses" transport action day by wheelchair users, organised by Transport for All in August 2006.
27-11-2006 15:55Peter Sandy has been cleared by the Standards Board of allegation made by the Police, allegations that were found to not have a shred of evidence to support them.
27-11-2006 14:28Cleaners need help to tackle big multinational company.
27-11-2006 11:53Hundreds of people from across Britain are this
morning marching on the Atomic Weapons Establishment
at Aldermaston in Berkshire. They are converging in
large groups from all directions - by bus, train,
bicycle and on foot - determined to carry out the
world’s largest ever inspection of a nuclear weapons
factory. A big police presence of several hundred
officers is protecting the site.