UK Newswire Archive
27-02-2008 23:04A group of twenty protesters successfully closed down a Shell forecourt for two hours on Saturday 23rd Feb as a part of the call to action by Hands Off Iraqi Oil. We aimed to send a message of solidarity to Iraqi oil workers resisting attempts by oil companies aided by UK government to steal billions of dollars in oil revenue from their devastated country. Local community responded positively overall.
The next G8 2008 will take place from July 7th to 9th in Hokkaido Japan, near the lake called Toya-ko. Perhaps the fact that the venue is called the 'Windsor Hotel' shows where the G8's interests lie.
27-02-2008 20:34just saw this on the the SWAN website, some good stuff there, worth a look
27-02-2008 20:30What they have discovered and are continueing to discover about (so-called) Vitamin D.
27-02-2008 19:30The SWP ask a terrorist to tea
27-02-2008 19:17Earthquake near old nuclear bomb storage depot Faldingworth village, possibly connected to explosions reported in Market Rasen paper in last few weeks. This relates to nuclear leak after earthquake in Japan than was only around 6.5, just above our 5.3 felt in Southampton.
Threats in UK to Derby rolls royce raynesway nuclear uranium processing,PLymouth & Faslane near Glasgow Trident.
27-02-2008 18:46Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is now saying he cares about London music venues to detract from the fact that hew is trying to move London residents out of London to bring in his office block Beijing Master plan. Ken Livingston, the City stooge pretending to be a leftie wants to pay the highest wages to the corrupt cohort of people using the Olympics and Crossrail to acquire land. Profits go to disreputable companies like Bechtel and Balfour Beatty who are allowed to do bad jobs and profit from taxpayers money. Livingstone is a fraudster - If politics changed anything they would abolish it - some wanker called Livingstone said this.
27-02-2008 16:58The BNP are planning to hold their Red, White and Blue festival in Denby, Derbyshire this year. A campaign to take action to prevent this going ahead has been started.
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday February 27th, 2008.
27-02-2008 16:00SPEAKERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD INCLUDING:
HASSAN JUMAA, Leader of the Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions (Iraq)
ROSE GENTLE, Military Families against the War (Scotland)
IBRAHIM MOUSAWI, Editor of Al-Intiqad, Hezbollah Newspaper (Lebanon)
ANNE GREAGSBY, Co-ordinator, No2MilitaryAcademy Campaign (Wales)
27-02-2008 11:18short update on newsflash reported at http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2008/02/392385.html
27-02-2008 10:54Anti-Heathrow expansion protesters have climbed on to the roof of the Houses of Parliament next to Big Ben.
27-02-2008 09:09RampARTs social centre
15 Rampart Street
Nearby Buses: 5, 115, 25, 205, 106
Tube: Whitechapel, Shadwell + DLR
27-02-2008 05:07The Public and Commercial Services Union today announced a one day strike on 29 February involving over 8,500 members working for the Department for Transport (DfT) and five of its agencies.
27-02-2008 03:16Best to close windows & avoid going to work until further confirmation is made
50 km (30 miles) S of Kingston upon Hull, England, UK
70 km (45 miles) NE of Nottingham,
Royal Ordnance Faldingworth - nr Market Rasen, north of Lincoln,lincolnshire