UK Newswire Archive
23-08-2008 09:58Cannabis Campaigners from around the UK will gather in parks to draw attention to 80 years of unjust, unsound and ineffective cannabis prohibition, on Sunday Sept 28th.
23-08-2008 09:35Early yesterday morning the 43 people on 2 boats of the Free Gaza movement embarked from Cyprus, to sail to Gaza Port, a journey that would normally take 30 or so hours. They are all fine, have sent out footage of themselves from the boats, and it seems that they have not yet had any direct contact with the Israeli navy. However, at 10am today they spoke to their support team in Cyprus to issue this message:
23-08-2008 07:57a quick question to you all.
23-08-2008 00:32Even ther CIA says Iran has No nuke programme ,but the U$ and israel still do a song and dance about "enriched uranium."Why?
It may not be the Bomb and enriched uranium that the US is worried about but the depleted uranium by-product.
23-08-2008 00:09A global war on terror where any citizen from any country can be spied on (FISA Act) Have their homes broken into without a search warrant (Patriot Act) Be held in secrets prisons (extraordinary rendition) held without charges, bail, attorneys or access to family, tortured (enhanced interrorgation)indefinately requires a global response. A Global General Strike. Please join me and millions of others in 5 days of civil dis obedience world wide.
22-08-2008 22:17Very Strange Timing for Little Georgia to Attack the Big Bear
22-08-2008 21:01Yesterday (21st August), four protesters were convicted of ‘willfully obstructing a public highway’ and sentenced with an ‘unconditional discharge’ under the Highways Act (1) in Gray’s Magistrate’s Court’s, Essex.
22-08-2008 20:13Radio CapeTalk has announced this morning (August the 22nd) that a phenomenon identical to the tides took place more than once within a few hours.
22-08-2008 20:02TVes is a publically owned Venezuelan telly station which took the frequency of the previous "Radio Caracas Televisión" channel whose license wasn't renewed by Chavez. Thus this story is not anti-Chavez nor particularly anti-Venezuelan square eyed telly viewer, for less than 10% of the previous channel's viewers continue to watch (according to "The Economist").
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Willie Oviedo the Sports commentator of TVes confidently told Olympic fans that Hitler had refused to present the gold medals Michael Phelps won, in the 1972 Olympics in Munich.
22-08-2008 18:39ACTIVISTS TARGET VIVISECTION BREEDER (Mexico)
HUNDREDS OF MINK RELEASED FROM CAGES (USA)
LOCKS GLUED AT 10 MEAT MARKETS (Mexico)
BUTCHER SHOPS, EGG DISTRIBUTOR PAINTED (Mexico)
This Week In Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.IMEMC.org, for August 16th, through August, 22nd, 2008.
22-08-2008 17:30The following article is taken from Irish indymedia. Original with loadsa photos can be found at; http://www.indymedia.ie/article/88786
22-08-2008 17:04After 4 years of developmental setbacks the Raytheon IV guided bomb is now in full production in the UK.
The new weapon is intended to replace the Paveway III guided bomb, the most commonly used munition in the 2003 'shock and awe' bombing of Iraq.
EDO MBM Technology Ltd (now owned by ITT Corp) are UK design and production partners on the new 'smart bomb' with Raytheon, Portsmouth Aviation, and Thales.
Once again EDO MBM is found to be at the heart of UK and joint US/UK military operations in Iraq and Afganistan.
22-08-2008 16:56There has been a host of statistics in the last few weeks that testify to the increasingly serious impact the financial crisis is having on the British economy and the living conditions of working people. The rise in the cost of living has outstripped pay increases for the first time since the 1990s—meaning that the average person is now officially worse off.
22-08-2008 13:30Jo Lyon, an archaeologist from the Museum of London has been publicising how a secret dig removed the traces of the real Shakespeare's theatre to the City of London's Museum of London. This has been part of a systematic removal of architectural treasures from the East End. The Museum did not deem it important to save a people's medieval pulpit perhaps because it was a place which challenged the status quo as any person however ordinary could give their views. Return our heritage and stop stealing