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Perverse Preston Development Direction

07-09-2007 23:41

Why does Preston City Council say NO to Brownfield city centre housing developments but YES to housing in our beautiful greenbelt floodplain areas by the precious River Ribble?

Any suggestions?

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Identity in Britain

07-09-2007 23:37

Twenty years ago London homeless people might have known Beth. It is very rare for an Academic to know what they are talking about.

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Why was a nuclear-armed bomber allowed to fly over the US?

07-09-2007 22:11

Wednesday’s revelation that a US Air Force B-52 bomber flew over the length of the United States armed with six cruise missiles carrying nuclear warheads has attracted amazingly little media attention.

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Fueling rising alcoholism in Iraq

07-09-2007 21:39

"Iraq has one of the worst treatment and follow-up regimes for alcohol abusers in the Middle-East,"

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Craig Murray censored for attacking Alisher Usmanov, potential Arsenal chairman

07-09-2007 21:27

Craig Murray's web site host has pulled an article on Alisher Usmanov with this reason:

September 6, 2007

Usmanov Redux

You may have noticed that the post regarding the less-than-salubrious nature of Alisher Usmanov has disappeared. This is at the instigation of Schillings, lawyers retained by Usmanov to brow-beat anyone who dares to show Alisher's true colours.

Pending legal advice which - as web host - I am unable to obtain prior to tomorrow, given Schilling's deadline and in light of Godfrey v Demon Internet, the post may or may not reappear. In the meantime, it is always now somewhere on the web. If you know where to look, you'll probably find it.

Clive - webhost

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Baloch leaders to convene World Conference ,file case with ICJ

07-09-2007 19:49

Baloch nationalists under the leadership of present king , Khan of Kalat Mr.Mir Suleiman Daud Khan ; are in the final stage to file their case for autonomy of Balochistan in International Court of Justice , Hague .

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English Wikinews publishes 10000th article

07-09-2007 19:37

The English Wikinews, a collaborative citizen journalism site, published its 10,000th news stories today at around 06:56, 7 September 2007 UTC.

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This Week In Palestine – Week 36 2007

07-09-2007 17:54

This Week In Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for September 1st through September7th, 2007.

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Protest at Selly Oak Campus of the University of Birmingham

07-09-2007 16:25

Trade-union members in Birmingham, at 1 p.m. on Monday, September 10th, will protest in support of strikers at the University of Minnesota in the U.S. This will be a gesture of global solidarity in a difficult strike!

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Chalk4Peace2007 SEPT 15 -23 - The Global Street Art Event

07-09-2007 15:59


The pavements are an untapped media resource through which we ordinary
peace loving folk can share our messages, hopes, dreams, ideas and
create a new momentum towards peace - at a certain point there is
critical mass in the cultural conversation which transforms into ACTION!

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Uthayakumar family urgent help needed

07-09-2007 15:48

Sri Lankan family to be forcibly removed on Sunday
The family are suspected by the Sri Lankan government of connections
to the LTTE (Tamil Tigers), and would be in extreme danger if

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Crooked CCTV Firm Entrusted With Safety of 3 Million Londoners a Day

07-09-2007 15:44

Jacob 'Kobi' Alexander
Since the original version of this article two and a half months ago more information has emarged about the links between the Ex-CEO of Comverse Technologies who own Verint, the CCTV contractors, and the Israeli military. Jacob 'Kobi' Alexaneder, it has emerged, was a senior officer in the Israeli Army. Verint have still failed to submit their accounts to the SEC who oversee the activities of the New York Stock Exchange and Metronet Rail who had the 30 year CCTV contract witrh Verint have gone into liquidation.

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What will happen to Pegah now?

07-09-2007 15:39

Unfortunately it is easy to read the minds of Gordon Brown and
Jacqui Smith in this moment. They are angry because the problem
of the arbitrary and unjust deportations has come to light.
I hope I'm wrong, but the history of persecution generally repeats
a pattern. I believe the UK Government is once again studying
a way to refuse Pegah asylum...

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Sehabden Family urgent help needed

07-09-2007 15:38

Umer deported, Najunnissa & Abdullah, still in the UK but facing removal this Sunday

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Death of ex-detainee 'Constructively deported' to Iraq

07-09-2007 15:09

We have had the very bad news that one of our ex-clients, Solyman
Rashed, has been killed by a car bomb in Kirkuk, after accepting
voluntary return. Our press release is below.

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Rossport Day of Action: September 14th

07-09-2007 14:45

There is a national day of action at the Shell site at Bellanaboy, County Mayo, Ireland. For those who cant make the demo- solidarity actions are also being called for...

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15th October - Nationwide Day of Local Action against Royal Bank of Scotland.

07-09-2007 14:29

Inspired by Climate Camp for Climate Action 2007? Don't wait till next year to take part in collective direct action ... the 15th October has been called as a Nationwide Day of Local Action against Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Statement from John Bowden

07-09-2007 14:26

After an international campaign in support of John Bowden and in defence of the Anarchist Black Coss, John is to be returned to open conditions.

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Daily blockades again at Bellanaboy

07-09-2007 13:33

Direct action stepped up in resistance to Shell's project in Bellanaboy

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NWO wet dreams fall apart at the seams

07-09-2007 12:35 for A3 version
To get a real grasp of just what the NWO is up to (basically eradication of up to 80% of the world's population 'by any means necessary') it is necessary to delve into the deepest horrors of psychopathy. Start here:-
Meanwhile, to neutralise their sick hold over the world it has become vital to investigate their self-admitted 'gigantic hoax' (quote: Nicky Rockefeller, Oct 2000).