UK Newswire Archive
04-12-2009 20:03On Tuesday 1 December members of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce got another chance to schmooze the government-in-waiting. Shadow Minister for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, John Penrose, was in the city to discuss the Conservative Party’s plans to “cut red tape”. A match made in heaven. But are the Tories business-friendly enough?
04-12-2009 19:39ANARCHIST attacks on police stations and political offices in Berlin and Hamburg over Thursday night were a “declaration of war” on the state, the head of the German Police Union (DPoIG) has claimed.
04-12-2009 18:36Three of four appeals rejected by the appeal court.
04-12-2009 17:50Two of the ‘North West 10’ have won a landmark High Court victory, overturning the government’s decision to withhold bail on secret evidence. Ten Pakistani students were arrested in April in bungled terror raids across the Northwest and two have been locked up ever since.
04-12-2009 17:05Ten years after Seattle, thousands congregate in Geneva to resist world trade organisation meeting... plus, 25 years after the Bhopal disaster and still no justice for the victims, protests in Wales over biomass plant at Port Talbot, Sussex students protest at staff cuts, Lithuanian national is imprisoned over London G20 protests, we gloat as the capitalist edifice of Dubai crumbles, and more...
The basing of nuclear warheads on the territory of non-nuclear nations - and Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey are non-nuclear nations - is a gross violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
04-12-2009 16:25Note: Ms. Clinton’s piece may be read at:
04-12-2009 16:07Voter apathy and conviction that politicians are liars who sold out their electorate to the corporate world gained a big boost this month with the news that world leaders who had promised to end the war and tackle climate change were now supporting the war and listening to arguments that climate change is really a paper tiger invented by misguided do-gooders.
04-12-2009 14:31Greyhounds running on flapping tracks in England will soon benefit from new regulations. Measures to be introduced are relevant also to Scotland and yet the Scottish Government have no interest in providing similar protection specific to racing dogs.
04-12-2009 14:24Notts police seem to believe that the English Defence League / Casuals United are a peaceful non-racist grouping, despite plenty of evidence to the contrary. Is the because (a) The police are stupid, (b) They don't think it matters (c) The EDL/CU agenda suits them?
04-12-2009 14:14In a climate in which the call for a consumer boycott of Israeli goods is finally gaining strength, one area of Israel’s economy is, as yet, surprisingly under-researched. Most of Israel’s industrial zones in the West Bank are connected to illegal residential settlements and provide an indispensable economic backbone to the local settler economy. Mishor Adumim is the second largest industrial zone in the Occupied Territories and the one through which the Palestinians have the most to lose.
04-12-2009 12:18One of our readers recently took us to task for a serious omission in our new book, ‘Newspeak in the 21st Century’ (Pluto Press, 2009). He asked how we could possibly have failed to include the BBC’s Newsnight presenter, Emily Maitlis.
04-12-2009 12:17Weatherspoons were telephoned earlier today by concerned nottingham types and they were asked if they understood the potential political and cultural significance of allowing the EDL to openly demo in their pub near the canal this coming Saturday.
Telephone 01923 477777 This is the weatherspoons HQ number RING THEM PLEASE!!
04-12-2009 10:31URGENT - If anyone comes across or knows Mindaugus' prison details could they forward them to ABC Brighton. Thanks.
This article below includes a re-post of a mainstream media article for the purpose of spreading what little info is known about the situation of Mindaugus.
Solidarity with all those under repression and fighting back.
04-12-2009 09:36Press Release
4th December 2009
04-12-2009 09:07Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA -- December 1, 2009 -- The Pittsburgh
Independent Media center today announced the release of Crows 1.0, an
Open Source website platform that was developed for the G-Infinity
Media project and utilized for live coverage of the G20 Summit and
Protests in Pittsburgh this past September.
04-12-2009 05:21According to the Evening Post, the Police want Unite Against Fascism to change our meeting point.