UK Newswire Archive
28-04-2010 23:16On April 15, news media broadcast the first of three live, 90-minute “prime ministerial debates” between Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg, the leaders, respectively, of the Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat parties. By the end of the second debate on April 22, the word ‘Iraq’ had been mentioned a total of five times over the course of the three hours of discussion.
28-04-2010 23:00Saturday 1st May
The Flying Duck
142 Renfield St
Urgent call for support from internationals in Palestine and around the world
28-04-2010 18:48BLACK-CLAD anarchists have attacked hated symbols of capitalist-military system in the north-west USA.
28-04-2010 16:44The state Greece finds itself now is not the result of actions by corrupt politicians or greedy bankers - deplorable as those might have been. To locate the origins of the problem, we must look at the way the entire society has been operating over the past thirty years.
28-04-2010 15:15Saturday 1st May 2010, 4pm
!RAVE AGAINST THE MACHINE!
!RECLAIM THE STREETS PARTY!
Spread the word and invite your friends!
Location to be confirmed at 3pm!
Reclaim the Streets! Fuck the Election!
28-04-2010 14:3718 people from Bristol and Bath, have been charged under the Malicious
Damages Act of 1861 after they blockaded the railtrack which carries coal between the controversial Open cast Mine at Fros y Fran, near Merthyr Tydfil and Aberthaw Power Station on Monday, 26th April.
When: Saturday, 15th May
Meet: 1PM at Oxford Circus
28-04-2010 12:01Video of solidarity action for G. Dimitrakis
28-04-2010 11:44Justice not Crisis, a 'direct action' housing group based in Birmingham with links to the Optima Housing Association are standing as Green Party candidates in the general election on May 6th. They are also urging people to vote for the Tories to kick out Labour, even though the occupation of land they carried out a couple of years ago was entitled the 'John Lines Homeless Village'. The occupation sought to highlight the lack of socially available housing and was named after the Conservative Cabinet Member for Housing, John Lines.
The following is reposted from their website http://justicenotcrisis.wordpress.com/2010/04/22/parliamentary-and-local-council-elections-2010/
28-04-2010 10:56The Labor party (ALP) of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is planning to bring in laws that would declare anyone who assists asylum seekers in coming to Australia even if they receive no financial gain a "people smuggler" and they face jail time. The Melbourne Age states a "modern day Oskar Schindler" would face 10 years jail. The captain of the Tampa could have been jailed under these laws. The new law also gives ASIO the power to tap phones in Australia to tackle the "problem" of people smuggling.
28-04-2010 10:11see www.smashedo.org.uk
28-04-2010 08:40soldier who saved kids in wikiLeaks massacre video condemns war
28-04-2010 03:10A former police inspector tonight denied involvement in the notorious killing of the anti-racist protester Blair Peach, after a report released earlier in the day suggested he may have been the officer who struck the "fatal blow". Alan Murray, who is now a Sheffield University lecturer but was a 29-year-old Metropolitan police inspector in 1979, said he was the victim of a bungled investigation into Peach's death. "I did not kill Blair Peach. Of that I am certain," he said.
28-04-2010 01:14LONDON-OCCUPATION of the Hellenic Centre