UK Newswire Archive
13-10-2009 09:43Seems according to the Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/oct/12/guardian-gagged-from-reporting-parliament they can't report from Parliament now. The infamous Carter Ruck is up to it's tricks again. You must wonder what bit of the public proceedings of parliament http://www.publications.parliament.uk/cgi-bin/newhtml_hl?DB=semukparl&STEMMER=en&WORDS=trafigura&ALL=trafigura&ANY=&PHRASE=&CATEGORIES=&SIMPLE=&SPEAKER=&COLOUR=red&STYLE=s&ANCHOR=muscat_highlighter_first_match&URL=/pa/cm200809/cmordbk2/91013o02.htm#muscat_highlighter_first_match they can't report about Trafigura and Carter Ruck.
13-10-2009 08:48Children held in UK immigration removal centres develop mental and physical health difficulties
12-10-2009 22:01URGENT: Support Ezat's right to visit his sick daughter in hospital
At this critical juncture in our history, the Norwegian Nobel Committee's decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to President and Commander in Chief Barack Obama constitutes an unmitigated tool of propaganda and distortion, which unreservedly supports the Pentagon's "Long War": "A War without Borders" in the true sense of the word, characterised by the Worlwide deployment of US military might.
12-10-2009 20:40The President of the SADR writes to the UN to highlight the arrest of seven Western Saharan human rights activists in Morocco
12-10-2009 20:29“We reiterate our condemnation of the coup d’etat and call for national reconciliation, which is why we propose reforms to the Electoral Law and that political organizations convene a referendum so that the citizenry can vote on a new Constitution,” said Alvarez Casildo.
“For black people, this is the moment the entire country finds itself in. It affects everyone. And it represents a historic opportunity to change the direction of Honduras so that the great majority benefit.”
12-10-2009 17:05Shares of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the world's biggest maker of wind turbines with facilities in Colorado, dropped to the lowest since April in Copenhagen after Svenska Handelsbanken AB cut its recommendation to "reduce" from "accumulate."
It's been a fascinating few days. Early in the week, Nate Hagens and Sharon Astyk were suggesting the perhaps the term 'peak oil' has outlived its usefulness, given that we have almost certainly peaked, and that the peak oil movement needs to shift its focus. It echoed something I wrote a while ago, likening ASPO and the wider peak oil movement to a Loch Ness Monster Society, dedicated to establishing the existence of this fabled creature. They organise conferences, scientific searches of the loch, write papers and journals, and then one day, an entire, intact Loch Ness Monster washes up on the shore. Then what? They have no reason to exist any longer, their whole raison d'etre vanishes overnight.
12-10-2009 13:55Importance of Carbon Capture to the whole World
12-10-2009 13:48In an unprecedented attack on a major British company, the government ruled that Vedanta, ‘did not respect the rights of the Dongria Kondh’; ‘did not consider the impact of the construction of the mine on the [tribe’s] rights’; and ‘failed to put in place an adequate and timely consultation mechanism’. Devastatingly, it concluded, ‘A change in the company’s behaviour’ is ‘essential’.
12-10-2009 13:00We’ve seen victory after victory this week and that’s just the major iconic battles. Not only have Eon and BAA thrown in the towel on Kingsnorth and Heathrows third runway, but also the rejection of the proposed agrofuels power stations Portland, Dorset and in Southall, Ealing last month.
12-10-2009 12:21on friday around twelve o,clock our squat was under eviction ... st pauls squat london
12-10-2009 12:20A specially chartered, mass deportation flight is scheduled to leave to southern Iraq for the first time. The flight is expected to go to Baghdad.