UK Newswire Archive
12-05-2009 14:22The High Court has announced that it will re-open its original judgment that details of the torture of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Binyam Mohamed should remain secret in the interests of national security.
12-05-2009 13:56Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's newly minted and openly racist Foreign Minister, who recently suggested that Israel do to Gaza what the US did to Japan in 1945 and that as former Transport Minister a few years ago said he would donate busses to round up Palestinian prisoners and drown them in the Dead Sea, is coming to London to meet David Miliband at the Foreign Office tomorrow at 10:30. This is so not on.
12-05-2009 13:36In a startling move the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has announced the implementation of a radical new system for Members Expenses.
12-05-2009 13:07Amadeu Casellas is a Spanish anarchists prisioner who has been in jail since the early 80's. He used to hold up banks to support struggles going on at that time.
12-05-2009 12:23From UCU and UNISON's Save London Met campaign committee:
Students in the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design have occupied rooms in Commercial Rd in protest at the proposed cuts to staff. We understand that they are demanding that Management drop the proposals to make staff redundant and that managers come to explain to students what is happening.
12-05-2009 10:02Yesterday work began again in the water in preperation for the return of the Solitaire
12-05-2009 09:11Anti-deportation campaigners encase themselves in concrete and glass to stop mass deportation flight to Iraq
Campaigners from the Stop Deportation Network and the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees are blockading Colnbrook detention centre, near Heathrow airport, to stop 45 Iraqi refugees being forcibly deported to Iraqi Kurdistan on a specially chartered flight. Six protesters have encased their arms in glass and plastic tubes and concrete blocks, blocking the entrance to Colnbrook and Harmondsworth detention centres. The coaches to carry deportees to the airport have not been able to leave.
12-05-2009 08:17An article that explores the political and social attitudes of working class young people. To see the article with active links please go to http://theleftluggage.wordpress.com/2009/05/12/thatcher%e2%80%99s-children/
12-05-2009 07:46Keep the BNP out
The special occasion? Closing down HLS!
11-05-2009 23:33There tricks are not clever enough to overcome Darling Brown's induction of Hyperinflation that will end Civilisation,
11-05-2009 22:41Finkelstein Thompson LLP is currently investigating possible shareholder claims arising from potential breaches of fiduciary duty by certain executives and directors of Life Sciences Research, Inc. (NYSE: LSR) in connection with the proposal by Andrew Baker, LSR's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to acquire all of the outstanding shares of LSR for a price of $7.50 per share pursuant to a letter dated March 3, 2009. See http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2009/03/423787.html
11-05-2009 19:11Time now: 19.53, Monday. Urgent call out to East London Comrades - police expected by 9pm tonight!
11-05-2009 18:41The BNP's David Lucas has been raided by armed police on suspicion of handling stolen / illegal firearms (in other words, gun-running). Mad rural fascists with dodgy guns - what an alarming prospect!
11-05-2009 16:38Upcoming No Borders exhibition in Manchester (Longsight and Northern Quarter) + talks/films in Manchester and Hebden Bridge