UK Newswire Archive
08-06-2007 10:39The U.S. is secretly supporting the same group that helped facilitate a plan to blow up multiple airliners and murder hundreds, if not thousands, of innocent civilians.
08-06-2007 10:10Two UK universities - Imperial College and Wolverhamptom - have received the inaugural 'Divestors in People' © award. ‘Divestors of People’© is a standard awarded to Higher Education institutions that excel in mismanaging, bullying, and harassing their staff.
Nominations remain open for the Hall of Shame.
08-06-2007 10:00An environmental activist was so enraged that lastminute.com continue to push ‘short haul’ flights whilst knowing the damage they do to the climate, that she super-glued herself to the front door of the company’s Victoria HQ.
By this time police had already brought in water canons and were ready to protect the road. Even though several groups of people managed to cross the police lines and do sit down protests as well as building some barricades. The stand off lasted for most of the day, effectively blocking the road 200 meters away from the gate for the whole day. Later in the afternoon, whilst the main group of people that by that time had ground to more than 3000 people were keeping their ground in front of the police lines, several smaller affinity groups spread around the fence trying to stretch police resources whilst others carrying on with smaller actions in different parts of the road.
Later in the evening police eventually dispersed those still on the blockade, injuring several people.
08-06-2007 03:51...a very brief summary -in pictures, videos and a few words- of the G8 events of late, beriddled as they have been by police brutality[videos below], agent provocateurs (which in any decent journalism would have entirely overshadowed a few radicalised, state repressed groups' retaliation for the violence commenced by the authorities) and the completely distorted "journalism" by the corporate press..
08-06-2007 01:18Activists organising for this year's Camp for Climate Action in the West Midlands are putting on a two-day event of discussion, workshops and partying this weekend in Birmingham this weekend - Sat 9th June and Sunday 10th June.
08-06-2007 00:35A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Cuba, China, and Russia.
08-06-2007 00:04At the West Gate of the G8 summit a car carrying Russian delegates attempted to pass protesters. It was blockaded and damage was inflicted to the car.
07-06-2007 22:06James Bond in the dock for heckling!
07-06-2007 21:24Anti-pipline activists attended Cardiff Civil 'Justice' Centre today to defend their tree camp in Brecon from eviction
07-06-2007 21:23Dear Friends,
Please sign my petition and spread it far and beyond.
My name is George Mwangi. I am a 31-year-old Kenyan male asylum seeker with a partner and 2-year-old daughter and my asylum case is pending reconsideration since 24th August 2006. My Home Office reference is M709238, and Port reference: SP/02/9080.