UK Newswire Archive
25-11-2008 07:40Tell my teacher Mrs. Khalk and my friends Marshall, Damian, Asaid and Adam at Peel Park Primary School that I am in prison with my family.' Ziyad Zighem aged 6 years 3 months,
25-11-2008 01:47US intelligence kept a file “of personal nature” on Tony Blair while he was Prime Minister, in violation of an agreement
25-11-2008 01:08Since the 11th of November more than 5,500 prisoners all over the country of Greece have been on hunger-strike, in protest against the intolerable conditions they have to exist under.
24-11-2008 23:13Press release from NO2ID on the introduction of “ID cards for foreigners”
24-11-2008 22:55A new social centre is developing near Birmingham City Centre. Please come and get involved.
24-11-2008 22:16USA Today reports that border guards along Mexico/US and Canada/US borders have begun use of machines that can remotely read biometric chips in ID cards of travellers.
24-11-2008 21:18Correcting our political perspective
The protest will be happening at the UK Border Agency centre where student and marriage visa applicants will have to go to have their photograph and fingerprints taken. The location is Dominion Court, 41 Station Road, Solihull, Birmingham, B91 3RT: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.srf?x=414876&y=279599&z=0&sv=B91+3RT&st=2&pc=B91+3RT&mapp=newmap.srf&searchp=newsearch.srf
24-11-2008 19:14Students from the University of Manchester held a memorial protest in remembrance of Nigerian human rights activists who were killed by the Nigerian military in 1995. The protest highlighted the new partnership to research biofuels between the University of Manchester and Shell.
24-11-2008 18:53There is an attempt to build a high level virus containment facility and animal testing lab in Camden. This has been dubbed by the press as the "28 Days Later Lab" and MI5 have leaked warnings to newspapers about security fears. The lab if built will be on a council estate. Planning permission will soon be applied for. London Against Camden Danger Lab Arts Collective are looking for artists....
24-11-2008 17:30A popular Nottingham resident speedcore DJ at Rigormortis, (Crazy 2nr) was on the leaked membership list as a BNP activist, using his musical acitivites to try to (allegedly) turn local clubbers into fascists.
24-11-2008 17:17According to the local comic, the Rotten Borough of Rushmoor has heaped praise on Pavilion Housing Association.
24-11-2008 16:37News reports are appearing which claim that fugative mother Natalie Bracht has been tracked down to Munich in Germany and her five kids seized by the authorities...
24-11-2008 15:47CLIMATE MARCH 2008
SATURDAY 6 DECEMBER
Part of a Global Day of Action on climate, see www.globalclimatecampaign.org - last year 70+ countries were involved.
24-11-2008 15:24On the day that capitalisms greatest current asset- that of Citigroup- has had to be nationalized by the US government, the following is a backgrounder on such current events that finishes with a request for answers to an important question.