UK Newswire Archive
07-01-2007 15:01The planning strategy for the next fifteen years, drafted by planning experts, is to go to the Examination in Public from 9 January 2007, to consider the views of housing developers, business lobby groups, and Friends of the Earth
The Mischief Makers are a group of activists and artists based in Nottingham (UK) who formed early 2005 as a creative response to the G8 Summit, held at Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland in July that year. The collective uses creativity to support community, environmental and social justice campaign and activist groups. The groups aim is ''to inspire people and empower them to identify challenges and take action in their local environment''. (1) Here follows a short overview of their first 2 years in action...
07-01-2007 01:36Critical Mass returned to York on Friday with about two dozen riders braving the cold to take another random ride around the city to celebrate cycling. The route took them to York's newest road, round a roundabout the highest legal number of times, and into a short interruption from York's boys in blue.
So much for the BNP not being Nazis, and not running Combat18.
06-01-2007 22:28An analysis of the US-UK war on Iraq which was written just before the start of the war in 2003. Some of the predictions made subsequently proved to be mistaken but the overall picture has proved to be accurate.
06-01-2007 22:03On 6th December, Jusuf and Shpresa Raba and their three children, Qerim, 7, Dashnor, 4 and Dashroje, 3 were deported to Kosovo. This family had been in France since 2001. France had refused them refugee status despite the violence and threats they had been subjected to in Kosovo. The deportation of this family led to the use of extraordinary means and to unacceptably brutal acts.
06-01-2007 20:54Illegal tree clearance at Tara, Indymedia.ie site is down,help needed
06-01-2007 20:09f the U.S. or Israel attack Iranian nuclear power facilities "huge amounts of radioactive material will be lofted into the air to contaminate the people of Iran and surrounding countries," an eminent international authority on nuclear weapons warns.
06-01-2007 16:21A fairly regular poster on Gay.com has put this up about an AryanFuckup meeting in London due sometime in January...
Please seek it out and give them our anti-facist 'regards'....
06-01-2007 12:59Swansea BNP memeber Robert McGlynn has lost his appeal against his conviction of being a race hate criminal.
06-01-2007 11:01The University of Sussex has threatened several students with disciplinary proceedings and legal action after 80 students staged an occupation of the university's library last November, in protest at cuts in resources and teaching time.
06-01-2007 09:56Expert research commissioned by the Sunday Times before the new year deemed the UK the world’s first “onshore tax haven.”
Acountancy firm Grant Thornton calculated the scale of tax avoidance by the super-rich and concluded that Britain’s 54 billionaires pay tax on only a tiny fraction of their wealth.
06-01-2007 09:41On New Year’s Eve, a series of eight bombs exploded in the Thai capital of Bangkok, killing three people and injuring another 37. All the bombs were relatively small. Six were timed to go off simultaneously in the early evening. The remaining bombs were triggered toward midnight, by which stage Thai authorities had cancelled New Year’s celebrations. No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts.