UK Newswire Archive
12-01-2010 12:01This morning, it has been announced that Kevin Gillan and Pennie Quinton have won their case against the Metropolital Police over being stopped and searched under Section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 in the European Court of Human Rights.
12-01-2010 11:42Today ‘Manchester’ is an international brand designed to attract students and tourists, young professionals and enterprises, footballers and musicians with big ambitions. Punk has become part of this branding exercise. Allegedly, it was a Sex Pistols gig in June 1976 that kick-started the Manchester music scene. And thanks to them, a grey, impoverished, post-industrial wasteland was transformed into the hip and hedonistic second city of Britain.
12-01-2010 11:28The European Court of Human Rights has ruled it out, following the UK House of Lords ruling it was fine almost 4 years ago...
12-01-2010 10:43Head of Derbyshire Special Branch (but perhaps not for much longer), Gary Tomlinson, was convicted of using insulting, abusive and threatening language against taxi driver Mohammed Anwar. Anwar recorded Tomlinson saying "I am a police officer and I am going to do you. You are a lying bastard" after refusing to pay a full taxi fare.
12-01-2010 10:31Islam4UK will be a proscribed organisation on thursday following their attempted Wootton Bassett protest.
12-01-2010 00:05Bus campaign group We Want Our Buses Back will be busy this year fighting fare rises and service cuts, and pressurising the Council to implement its policy of regulation whilst campaigning for a return to public ownership.
11-01-2010 23:05Is your charitable donation helping a final solution to homelessness?
11-01-2010 22:05United Kollectives should have helped Iceland IMC get organised when they asked to participate. How do we now inform Icelanders of how they have been ripped off by the changes to or misapplication of UK Banking regulations?
A raid was conducted in Ramallah’s city centre tonight to apprehend Eva Nováková, a Czech citizen, who took on the role of the International Solidarity Movement’s media coordinator three weeks ago.
11-01-2010 20:23Arora Hotels International Ltd. are trying to gain permission to turn the Mercure Hotel, Crawley in yet another example of cynical, profit-driven opportunism of big companies wanting a slice of the lucrative detention market. This is the latest in a number of protests against the planned conversion.
11-01-2010 20:07The Gloucester Arms Pub on Leighton Road Camden has been the subject of protests following the decision by landlord John Coyne to let neo nazi group the Jobbik party hold meetings there. The Jobbik Party are closely linked to the BNP and have armed members and ties to Serbian paramilitaries and UDA. Locals have complained of hardcore porn and skinhead music played until 6 - 7am.
11-01-2010 19:43A police unit set up to support forces dealing with extremism in the UK is helping investigate the leaking of climate change data in Norfolk.
11-01-2010 18:51The modern history of East Timor indicates very clearly what animal brutality hidden behind "humanitarian" façade of modern imperialism. A brief excursion through this drama will allow us to draw two very important conclusions.
11-01-2010 16:47Cambridge Stop the War Coalition and Palestinian Solidarity
Campaign to hold vigil to oppose the continuing suffering of the Palestinian people.
The carnage of Obama's Afghan War, Afghan Holocaust and Afghan Genocide is already comparable to that of the WW2 Jewish Holocaust.
11-01-2010 13:56Ignoring or downplaying Western crimes is a standard feature of the corporate Western media. On rare occasions when a broadcaster or newspaper breaks ranks and reports ‘our’ crimes honestly, it is instructive to observe the response from the rest of the media. Do they follow suit, perhaps digging deeper for details, devoting space to profiles of the victims and interviews with grieving relatives, humanising all concerned? Do they put the crimes in perspective as the inevitable consequence of rapacious Western power? Or do they look away?