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Violent Mayday Arrest in Parliament Square

01-05-2007 23:04

Charity Sweet arrested in Parliament Square

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Short report of mayday march and dancing in the streets!

01-05-2007 22:53

"Event for all"
Mayday began with the gathering of the Unions, autonomous bloc and Turkish Workers organisations, amongst others, mobilising at Clerkenwell Green to set off on the march to Trafalgar Square. The march itself was largely uneventful, being smaller than past years, brisk of pace and fairly contained by police and stewards

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NATO troops launch new offensives in Afghanistan

01-05-2007 22:24

These killings are only the beginning
These killings are only the beginning of an escalation of the US-led counterinsurgency war in Afghanistan during the spring and summer, even as more troops are also being sent into Iraq. In addition to the US and British forces, in recent months Australia and Germany have also agreed to send additional equipment and soldiers to Afghanistan in an effort to crush mounting opposition.

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Preston Council's Crazy Plans To Barrage Ribble: One Step Closer to The Brink

01-05-2007 22:21

The Riverworks Barrage across the River Ribble is one step closer to reality today after Preston City Council decided, against the advice of local people and environmentalists, to apply to the North West Development Agency for funds for a feasibility study into their plans to build a barrage across the Ribble and 4000 homes and businesses in it's floodplain - plans that would threaten the precious environment of the Ribble Estuary and raise the flood risk to local residents.

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It is imperative to inmediately have an energy revolution...

01-05-2007 20:45

Only seven thousand years have passed since the human being has left his tangible mark on what has come to be a civilization immensely rich in culture and technical knowledge...

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Convicted By A Kangaroo Court

01-05-2007 19:37

A Jewish fil-maker dares to make a film about the real history of Zionism, and all the Zionists can do in response is shout "Antisemite!!".

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A Call for July 7th Truth & Justice

01-05-2007 19:34

No-one has yet accounted for the many contradictions and outright lies from the Bliar Regime, nor accounted for the many suspicious facts which point to a military covert op, instead of a "terrorist" act.

Meanwhile, Bliar remains in possession of the powers, which the courts had denied him for four years, that he was able to seize through this "useful crisis".

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May Day Picket of Liverpool Army Recruitment

01-05-2007 19:22

The neatest banner in the world is successfully attached.
After turning away from the lure of warm beer and a cover of John Lennon's Imagine at the official Merseyside TUC rally, ten activists from the Liverpool Social Forum picketed the Army recruitment office on James Street, to try and stop young scousers fighting and possibly dying for oil in the Middle East.

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Quick Report from Dancing in The Streets London Mayday Street Party

01-05-2007 18:06

The street party is still going on with around 80 people near to Canary Warf in east London. Hundreds of police and security guards are in the area.

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Low-Key May Day March and Rally in Liverpool

01-05-2007 17:35

March sets off from St George's Plateau
About eight hundred people - including many from the striking Public and Commercial Services union - marched through Liverpool city centre this afternoon, in an event organised by Merseyside TUC.

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Feministas' Mayday - Guerilla Stickering

01-05-2007 17:03

Feministas Guerilla stickering campaign today...

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BNP man on firearm charge

01-05-2007 16:56

A British National Party candidate standing for election to Walsall Council has been charged with possessing an imitation firearm.

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Mayday Early Report - South London

01-05-2007 16:38

50 people share food, drink and music in Kennington Park, South London. A 15 foot Maypole was erected before the eye of bemused officers of the law and dancing proceeded.

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Mayday, Germany: Anti-Nazi rally turns into Riots

01-05-2007 16:26

before the riots
Germany, Dortmund. 2000 antifascists gathered in Dortmund on tuesday afternoon to protest against 1500 neo-nazis who try to use mayday for fascist propaganda. After the police declared the anti-fascist protest illegal and tried to desperse it, the protest turned into heavy riots.

on tuesday afternoon.

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Canary Wharf update

01-05-2007 16:17

Loads of police everywhere Hijackers performing.

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Sheffield Mayday 2007

01-05-2007 16:16

Over 4,000 members of the PCS were on strike today in Sheffield to oppose cuts, privatisation and pay cuts, over a dozen city centre offices were picketed. Strikers joined other protestors for a march and rally from Moorfoot to the Town Hall.

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Petition to oppose Sarkozy

01-05-2007 16:06

Plea to the anti-imperialist French

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PCS strike kicks off Sheffield Mayday action

01-05-2007 16:03

Civil Servants across Sheffield have been on strike in impressive numbers as part of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union's second one day strike against government attacks on pay, job cuts and increasing privatisation of public services.

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Squaf: Sheffield Squat Café and Social Centre

01-05-2007 15:53

Opening tonight, 1st May 2007, for a limited time only (depending on input), is a new squatted social centre and café in the former Tramway pub on London Road, Sheffield.

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Police questioning people at Canary Wharf

01-05-2007 15:35

Not much happening 4.30pm.