Skip to content or view mobile version

Home | Mobile | Editorial | Mission | Privacy | About | Contact | Help | Security | Support

A network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.

UK Newswire Archive

Full article | 1 addition | 1 comment

Demonstration Against Expansion Of Ampugnano Airport - Siena

09-01-2008 08:27

Where: Outside the Sainsbury wing of the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London
Occasion: Last day of the Renaissance Siena exhibition Host: The Save Siena Campaign
MPS Banking Group (the oldest bank in the world) are promoting the construction of a massive airport in the heart of beautiful unspoiled rural Tuscany. Please join us outside the National Gallery to protest against this monstrous proposal.

Full article | 3 comments

My Special Branch friends

09-01-2008 01:44

Like the many times I have travelled through a UK airport over the last two years (see the first and second times), yesterday too I had a Special Branch officer picking me from the passengers crowd at Birmingham Airport to ask me some 'very important' questions; important to the 'security' of this country and all the 'free' countries in the world. Sometimes I pass through quietly; at others with a few routine questions. But occasionally, especially when it's a new airport or a new officer in charge, I get stopped and questioned for up to an hour.. only to practice in how many different ways I can say "No comment"!

Full article | 3 comments

Chicken saved seconds from slaughter at Sun Valley (during high security alert)

09-01-2008 00:15

Two activists entered Sun Valley yesterday to document the conditions of animals going into the slaughterhouse and spontaneously rescued a chicken before it was shackled and slaughtered. - Please spread this story via email / bulletins etc to you friends!

Full article | 1 comment

Westgate protest continues; court on Monday

08-01-2008 23:55

Tree-sitters in Bonn Square (Oxford) opposing the massive expansion of the nearby Westgate shopping centre were served with a court summons today for an eviction hearing on Monday. More action is sorely needed.

Full article

Iraq: Hail Caesar?

08-01-2008 23:19

The Lebanese newspaper Al-akhbar have reported, that in the streets of Mosul, graffiti has appeared on walls proclaiming “Well done Caesar!” with groups also distributing leaflets sending their greetings and congratulations to the Iraqi soldier.

Full article

Animal rights protesters cause suspension of Dutch science park

08-01-2008 21:17

A Dutch project management firm withdrew from the development of a new science park in the southern Netherlands...animal rights protesters painted graffiti on the homes of several project managers, threatening to use 'more aggressive means' if they did not stop their involvement in Science Link.

Full article

Poland Rozbrat Squat - Alarm!

08-01-2008 21:14


Full article

Foie Gras Demo – This Saturday

08-01-2008 20:28

Supporters needed for next demo - THIS SATURDAY!

Full article

SOCPA Delegation to Downing Street 9th January- Support Welcome

08-01-2008 20:13

Parliamentarians, campaigners, comedians, artists join forces to highlight new threat to freedom to protest. Your support and participation welcome tomorrow Wednesday 9th January,outside Downing Street at 10am.

Full article

'Ethnic Charter flights' = 'Hamburg International Airlines'

08-01-2008 18:35

A deportee has positively identified 'Hamburg International Airlines' as the charter flight he was put on taking him and 30 others to Afghanistan.

Full article

Latest raids and direct action

08-01-2008 15:30

Dove liberated
More actions reported from Mexico; doves and a turkey are liberated and a furrier is painted. In New Zealand, Auckland Animal Action carry out another raid, liberating 25 hens whilst an association of meat producers website is hacked by activists in Brazil.

Full article | 2 comments

Barclays Bank in Christmas Rip Off

08-01-2008 14:25

"Barclays charges is the only reason I actually have an overdraft, for days it was telling me I had money in the account (even when I phoned up) and of course I didn't and was still withdrawing money, had to get the overdraft to avoid further charges, it's done the same thing again this month so I'm over my overdraft limit, my christmas bonus is gonna go on bank charges." - one Barclays customers Christmas experience.

Full article | 4 comments

Support Repatriation of Noel Maguire Irish Political Prisoner

08-01-2008 14:25

Noel Maguire Irish Political Prisoner
I wish through your media outlet to bring attention to a grave injustice being perpetrated against an Irish Citizen by his own government, Noel Maguire is seeking repatriation back to Ireland from an English jail to serve the remainder of his sentence in the country of his birth and to be closer to his family. The refusal by the Irish government in accepting Noel’s application seems to be stripping him of his Irish Citizenship and the civil rights that are associated with it.

Full article | 1 addition | 3 comments

Defend Freedom of Assembly/ Repeal SOCPA - Downing St Petition - Wed 9 Jan, 10am

08-01-2008 12:20

This event is happening tomorrow (Wednesday) at Downing Street. Please come along
and support at 10am if you can.

Full article

Alex Belongs to Bristol

08-01-2008 11:12

Alexandre Sidenko
Alexandre Sidenko from Russia is currently detained in Tinsley House IRC, with removal directions set for Wednesday 16th January on British Airways Flight BAo874 from Heathrow Airport @ 12:25 to Moscow. He was 'snatched' from his Bristol home and community where he has lived for seven years, on Wednesday 2nd January 2008.

Full article | 8 additions

Six years of Guantanamo - Orange Friday National Events

08-01-2008 11:05

After the US government declared war on Afghanistan, hundreds of people were kidnapped by the Northern Alliance and US military forces under "suspicion" of fighting for the Taliban. What was carefully hidden were the leaflets distributed among mainly Northern Alliance fighters and tribal leaders which encouraged them to kidnap anyone they suspected of fighting.. for a $20,000 dollar reward.

Full article

IWW and friends callout to protest Blood Service cuts

08-01-2008 11:00

As part of its ongoing fight to prevent massive cuts in the National Blood Service, the IWW is calling for a demonstration on Thursday 10th January at the NBS Management meeting in London.

Full article | 1 addition | 3 comments

Coal, Climate & Environmental Racism - Grassroots Resistance talks!

08-01-2008 10:40

245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham NG7 6HX 0845 458 9595

Full article

The CPP-NPA-NDF “Hit List” - a preliminary report

08-01-2008 09:48

Pol Pot & Jose Maria Sison
It is essential to understand the real scope of the assassination policy of Left activists pursued, after the 1992 crisis, by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), its military arm, the New People’s Army (NPA) and its politico-diplomatic arm, the National Democratic Front (NDF).

Upcoming Coverage
View and post events
Upcoming Events UK
24th October, London: 2015 London Anarchist Bookfair
2nd - 8th November: Wrexham, Wales, UK & Everywhere: Week of Action Against the North Wales Prison & the Prison Industrial Complex. Cymraeg: Wythnos o Weithredu yn Erbyn Carchar Gogledd Cymru

Ongoing UK
Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm, Yorkshire: Demo/vigil at NSA/NRO Menwith Hill US Spy Base More info: CAAB.

Every Tuesday, UK & worldwide: Counter Terror Tuesdays. Call the US Embassy nearest to you to protest Obama's Terror Tuesdays. More info here

Every day, London: Vigil for Julian Assange outside Ecuadorian Embassy

Parliament Sq Protest: see topic page
Ongoing Global
Rossport, Ireland: see topic page
Israel-Palestine: Israel Indymedia | Palestine Indymedia
Oaxaca: Chiapas Indymedia
All Regions
South Coast
Other Local IMCs
Bristol/South West
Social Media
You can follow @ukindymedia on and Twitter. We are working on a Twitter policy. We do not use Facebook, and advise you not to either.
Support Us
We need help paying the bills for hosting this site, please consider supporting us financially.
Other Media Projects
Dissident Island Radio
Corporate Watch
Media Lens
Earth First! Action Update
Earth First! Action Reports
All Topics
Animal Liberation
Climate Chaos
Energy Crisis
Free Spaces
Ocean Defence
Other Press
Public sector cuts
Social Struggles
Terror War
Workers' Movements
Major Reports
NATO 2014
G8 2013
2011 Census Resistance
Occupy Everywhere
August Riots
Dale Farm
J30 Strike
Flotilla to Gaza
Mayday 2010
Tar Sands
G20 London Summit
University Occupations for Gaza
Indymedia Server Seizure
COP15 Climate Summit 2009
Carmel Agrexco
G8 Japan 2008
Stop Sequani
Stop RWB
Climate Camp 2008
Oaxaca Uprising
Rossport Solidarity
Smash EDO
Past Major Reports
Encrypted Page
You are viewing this page using an encrypted connection. If you bookmark this page or send its address in an email you might want to use the un-encrypted address of this page.
If you recieved a warning about an untrusted root certificate please install the CAcert root certificate, for more information see the security page.