UK Newswire Archive
28-09-2007 16:03UCU has emailed members with a notice declaring that UCU had consulted their lawyers and discovered that proposed academic boycott of Israel was illegal. Thus, as the notice alerted, "UCU’s Strategy and Finance Committee was unanimous in today agreeing a recommendation from general secretary Sally Hunt that any academic boycott would be illegal to undertake and cannot be implemented."
Jack's Hard Rub Theatre present the startling and contemporary play 'the boy who dropped an egg on the world' using mythology and the supernatural to look at war torn Middle East
28-09-2007 15:15ICELANDIC AUTHORITIES CRACKDOWN ON POLITICAL ACTIVISTS
28-09-2007 14:401 : daily demos, 12 - 1 lunchtime . . . . BURMESE EMBASSY 19a charles st,
2 : this sunday, 11.30 trafalgar square to the Burmese Embassy
3 : pass these facts to media types, those with actual influence. . . . each other!
4 : where you are, all the time, if you could : researching the publicity organs or western corporations trying to influence media opinions, or playing "tail wag dog" games with some of the "junta". There is talk of recent actions of some soldiers seeming those of "automatons", or use of drugs to machinate them in these current times . . . . its possible some of this has more subtle effects, but
28-09-2007 14:29U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ISSUES OFFICIAL REPORT CONFIRMING 73,000 U.S. TROOPS KILLED IN IRAQ
SAME GOVERNMENT AGENCY REPORT CONFIRMS 1.6 MILLION "DISABLED" BY THE WAR
28-09-2007 14:20One of the main anarchist websites in spanish language, alasbarricadas.org, will have to pay 6,000 euro to a rock-star, Ramoncin, for some anonymous comments in one of their public forums. Those comments were considered as ‘ofensive’ to the artist ‘honour’.
28-09-2007 13:40Thursday, September 27 2007: After deliberating for 11 hours over two days, a federal court jury has found Eric McDavid guilty of conspiring to blow up government and other facilities as part of an eco-terror plot.
28-09-2007 12:23a facebook-organised 'march for freedom' is planned for sunday, starting from trafalgar square at 11.30
28-09-2007 10:58A team of researchers at Yale University claim that they have discovered "defiencies" in paedophiles because serial child molesters were not aroused by pictures of adult women. Child molesters are not representative of paedophiles in general, and not being aroused by pictures of women is not a "deficiency."
28-09-2007 10:44Emotional twist in state visit.
28-09-2007 09:35Prison inspectors have condemned the forced strip-searching of two inmates at a young offenders' institution as "appalling".
27-09-2007 23:31In my opinion Iran under its current president is slowly but certainly moving up the ladder of economic justice and democratic development, and we in the west, Europeans and Americans alike under our corrupt and cynical leaders are moving downwards rapidly.