UK Newswire Archive
07-05-2008 19:36The Spike Surplus Scheme in Peckham is under threat from Southwark Council which has threatened to sell off the land. Please sign the petition and help to save the only free creative space in Peckham.
BATTERY FARM RAID - 153 HENS CARRIED TO FREEDOM (UK)
MEAT VAN DESTROYED BY FIRE (Italy)
KFC ONCE AGAIN A TARGET (Mexico)
WINDOWS SMASHED AT BUTCHER SHOP (Germany)
THREE DAYS, THREE VISITS TO ZOOLANDIA PET STORES (Italy)
HUNTING CLUB HIT (Italy)
07-05-2008 16:07at Amnesty International UK's Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London
Show for peace and justice challenges gala
07-05-2008 14:31Lambeth Council has been forced to back down from their plan to ban the Trade Union UNISON from their staff conference for workers in the Regeneration and Housing department, which takes place on 6 and 8 May 2008 at the Oval Conference Centre.
07-05-2008 14:20Bristol No Borders are calling for support when they picket the
International Organisation for Migration's Offices, at 10 Park Street,
Bristol on Thursday 15th May. Groups outside Bristol can find addresses of other IOM offices at the bottom of this posting.
07-05-2008 11:25The World Development Movement is running a series of high profile debates on climate change which are set to get your heart beat racing. In London, on Thurs 8 May, Caroline Lucas green MEP and speaking for the globalisation agenda is Clare Fox. In Cardiff, on Sat 10 May, we're talking about biofels and whether they can still be part of the mix in light of the global food crisis. Wrapping up in Manchester on Tues 13 May, Pro flying, anti-environmentalist Brian Wilson, chair of the pro-aviation lobby Flying Matters takes on John Stewart, who is leading the fight against airport expansion at Heathrow and beyond, as chain of Airport Watch.
07-05-2008 10:01Two ITT/ EDO Corporation directors, James Roth and Robert M. Hanisee are also directors of L3 Titan Corporation and are implicated in a new law suit being brought in the US against military contractors CACI and L3 Titan by an Iraqi civilian tortured at Abu Ghraib prison.
07-05-2008 00:37It took just one polite phone call to get The Showroom to ditch foie gras! This just goes to show that everyone can make a difference in removing the 'delicacy of despair' from shops and restaurants in Britain.
The following text is taken from http://www.thestar.co.uk/food/Another-success-in-foie-gras.3936913.jp
06-05-2008 21:50Public meeting and film showing in west London on Saturday 31 May to raise awareness about the plight of Binyam Mohamed, the last Londoner in Guantánamo Bay. Speakers include Sarah Teather MP, Zachary Katznelson (his lawyers), Bisher El-Rawi (former detainee), Camilla Jelbart (Amnesty International and Bruce Kent. Film showing of "Outlawed"