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From 111 Matilda Street to Collegiate Crescent Campus.

05-05-2010 13:31

The Plans for a new home for the Faculty of Development and Society that have been submitted to the council, with Sheffield Hallam University promising an appropriately "stunning" building for a spot opposite the design award winning "cheese-grater" car park. As Sheffield Hallam University this week unveiled the latest - and probably last - piece in the jigsaw of its new city centre campus.

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Our Dreams Don't Fit on Your Ballots

05-05-2010 13:18

The day before the 2010 General Election, some Londoners will have woken up to see a slightly different message on billboards around the city. The phrase coined in the 90's by the Argentinean co-operative movement reads "OUR DREAMS DON'T FIT ON YOUR BALLOTS"

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Bristol Eco Village Eviction - Game On!!

05-05-2010 13:12

Mostly still a stand-off but some updates..

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ATHENS, 3? Dead/Wounded? (98fm) CNN

05-05-2010 13:01

Incident occurred at a bank (Marfin bank)
People inside
Demonstartors extinguish fires on realising peiople inside

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demockracy village - day 4

05-05-2010 12:24

the tent village in parliament square is growing and rooting. there is a call-out for various items and of course for visitors, campers and helpers. there are various events planned at the village for election day tomorrow.

'dv' has put up some new pics from day 4 on uk indymedia at

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Democracy Village, Parliament Square, London - Pictures.

05-05-2010 12:11

A Very Weak Government.
As the British General Election of 2010 draws to an end and the people prepare to vote, and after nine years of a now financially ruinous war, Parliament Square swells with a new Democracy Village formed to bring UK involvement in the war in Afghanistan to an end.

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Ride out against Birmingham airport expansion this Saturday

05-05-2010 12:04

BIrmingham CIty and Solihull Council want to use £32 million of your money to move a road so that BIrmingham Airport can expand. If they can be persuaded not to, 17,000 new flights every year will be prevented. So we're off to reclaim the A45 with a flock of cyclists- sweeping through the countryside to the sounds of a bike-towed sound system. Dress for climate code Red, and bring ipod tunes to share.

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Reminder - Bad Music Demo at EDO/ITT Today 4pm

05-05-2010 11:36


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Beekeepers at war over funding from chemical companies

05-05-2010 11:32

The Telegraph, 5 May 2010. Beekeepers at war over funding from chemical companies
Angry bee keepers have blamed Britain’s rapidly decreasing population of honeybees on their own organisation. By Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent .
Sorry to quote the Torygraph, but we have been running a campaign in Europe, for two years and when the mainstream media occasionaly wakes upto reality, we pump it .

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The declared nuclear powers, US, UK and France defeated by the power of reason

05-05-2010 11:16

Brown, Obama and Sarkozy at the G-20 summit in Pittsburg, USA, 25 September 2009
It is a fairly reliable rule of thumb that when a person refuses to listen to the argument of another, it is a sign that the person is betraying the fact that his own argument is flawed – or downright spurious.

Take the case of the US and its allies, Britain and France in particular, which allege that Iran is a threat to world peace, has sinister ambitions to build nuclear weapons and is in violation of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

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National Coordinator Domestic Extremist

05-05-2010 11:05 new site just set up by "anti extremism" cops

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Shut Down Guantánamo! demonstration, Friday 7 May, 6-7pm, US Embassy

05-05-2010 10:42

Join us at our monthly demonstration (6-7pm) on the first Friday of each month to call on the US government to close down Guantánamo Bay and other illegal prisons, end the use of torture, arbitrary detention and extraordinary rendition, and ensure freedom and justice for prisoners. Respect for human rights and the rule of law. Liberty and Justice for All...

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Bristol Eco Village Eviction Update - Urgent

05-05-2010 10:07

Bailiffs threatening to remove Trpod sitters without special equipment

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Huge demonstration this moment in Athens

05-05-2010 09:37

the ministry of economics has been occupied

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Coal Trains Blockaded for 8 Hours in Climate Protest

05-05-2010 09:22

An aerial view of the mine, the protest groups and the police responseFfos-y-Fran Coal Train Blockade
A group of individuals who met through the Rising Tide network and were inspired to take direct action against the route causes of climate change. They maintain an 8-hour blockade of coal trains carrying fuel from Ffos-y-Fran open-cast coal mine to Aberthaw power station.

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Bristol Eco Village Emergency - Bailiffs On Site

05-05-2010 08:49

Bailiffs on site, people up tripods, please get down asap to defend your eco village.

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Very important: ECHR Rule 39 of the Rules of Court/ Interim Relief

05-05-2010 07:40

If you are facing removal/deportation/extradition and removal directions have been set, and all legal avenues in the UK have been exhausted, and you have strong grounds as to why the removal/deportation/extradition should not take place, you can make an emergency application to the ECtHR under Rule 39 'Inerim Relief' to have the removal stayed

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Parliament Square Democracy Village - Day 4 pics

05-05-2010 07:15

Tent Village
Pics from Democracy Village on Tuesday, 4 May 2010

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Obama and Iran: All "options" are on the table...(by Latuff)

05-05-2010 07:10

Warmonger Obama and his "options"...
Artwork originally produced for Iranian newspaper Jame-Jam.