UK Newswire Archive
12-06-2009 08:06An investigation has been launched after a talented young footballer was found dead in a police custody cell.
12-06-2009 07:54The election of two British National Party MEPs owes as much to new forms of racism in mainstream politics as to alienation from the Labour Party.
11-06-2009 23:19Attacks by both Shell security and mystery masked men on opponents of the oil company's damaging gas pipeline project have increased in recent weeks. Early Thursday morning, pipeline critic Pat O'Donnell's fishing boat was boarded by four armed masked men, who held the crew captive while sinking the vessel. This follows in the wake of outspoken farmer Willie Corduff being beaten up at night and protestors being thrown off ships by Shell security.
11-06-2009 22:13Can an anarchist rob a bank? Yes, robbing banks has a lot to do with anarchy. Robbing banks can help the revolution and save revolutionaries from wage slavery.
The long awaited planning debate and decision on Lydd airport's expansion plans by Tory led Shepway District Council, Folkestone, Kent is to take place on Thursday July 9th -7pm at the Council offcies.
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Thursday June 11th, 2009.
Ecological Direct Action without Compromise
18th - 24th August 09, Beautiful Cumbria
5 days of workshops, skill sharing and planning action, plus low-
impact living without leaders.
Meet people, learn skills, take action.
11-06-2009 12:29On Friday 12th June you are invited to attend the launch of a new awareness raising campaign that will attempt to build a global network of activitsts increase pressure on Morocco to end its illegal 33 year Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara. The meeting will be preceeded by a high level delegation to 10 Downing Street. Please come and join us at Downing Street at 11am
11-06-2009 12:28Italian police have arrested at least four people on suspicion of planning an attack on the G8 summit of rich countries next month.
11-06-2009 11:17At 2am on Thursday morning, Pat O'Donnell's boat the 'Iona Isle' was boarded by four masked men and sunk out at sea, near where Mr. O'Donnell lays his fishing pots off Erris, North Mayo. Mr. O'Donnell and crewman Martin McDonnell were attacked and held down by some of the men, while others went below deck, where they proceeded to sink the boat. Both local men have been taken to Castlebar General Hospital, where they are recovering.
11-06-2009 11:06An Islamic group, Islam4UK, is presently engaged in a UK Roadshow, entitled "Live Under Shariah". On Saturday 6th June, they came to New Street in Birmingham. As a local, a democrat, and on the left politically, I was intrigued to find out more. I spoke to one of their representatives to determine what was wrong with the UK, and why he thought Islamic rule was the correct prescription. A report for UK Indymedia.
11-06-2009 10:56Outside Angel tube, Islington, London N1 12-3pm
Open-air rally with speeches from anti-racist groups across London, uniting to take a common stand in defence of migrant workers and asylum seekers. MC Low-Key and others will perform.
11-06-2009 10:16After more than two months campaigning the sacked union convenor has been reinstated.
The concrete and ambitious project we are proposing to everyone who shares our spirit is to take part in a work brigade in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ein el-Hilweh in the south of Lebanon. Ein el-Hilweh is a real ghetto where the almost 100.000 Palestinians have been living for generations in a terrible situation.
11-06-2009 09:30Check out the latest show from June 5th...
Next Wednesday June the 17ththere will be a benefit gig at the Grosvenor in Stockwell. It is for the Iraqi LGBT UK group who are raising much needed cash to help shelter Iraqi LGBT activists from all kinds of bigoted repression including beating, torture and murder.
8pm till close. £4.00/£5.00 Wednesday June 17th
Sidney Road, Stockwell, London, SW9 OTP