UK Newswire Archive
28-10-2002 05:26Margaret Thatcher, the then British prime minister, was prepared to accept the death toll of 30 per cent of the hostages during the storming of the Iranian embassy in 1980. Russians, however, managed to carry out a more successful hostage-releasing operation.
28-10-2002 03:28Jacques Chirac, the French president, and Tony Blair had a stand-up row at the European Union summit in Brussels, it has emerged, exposing tensions between France and Britain over issues including European farm subsidies and Iraq.
27-10-2002 22:44The idea that fuels independent media centres is that the media belongs to us all.
27-10-2002 22:38Mr Webster's appointment was confirmed on Friday after
the commissioners of the Securities and Exchange
Commission - the stock market regulator in charge of
setting up the new audit watchdog - voted 3-2 in his
27-10-2002 21:57It's taken more than a year for the true 911 story to get into the UK press, but today the Observer prints Gore Vidal's articles which quotes articles from Stan Goff, Zwicker and others that I and other nutters have posted on this line up to a year ago. Very satisfying.
27-10-2002 18:17Saturday 26 October saw hundreds of thousands demonstrating in many US cities against Bush's war on Iraq.
27-10-2002 17:01Most AA's have never done the 12 step programme
27-10-2002 15:50The Human Rights Association Amnesty International has called for an inquiry into how the Russian government killed tens of people in a theatre by pumping in an unidentified toxic gas. The theatre was occupied at the time by an armed milita holding the audience hostage.
There are also reports that hostage takers were murdered by Russian security services while unconscious.
27-10-2002 14:39David Shayler's trial has been covered by a gagging order. Even though it was supposed to be starting on October 7th it has taken two weeks to sort out legal wrangles. Actually they haven't been sorted out, Shaylers justified complaints against the incompetance of MI5 are beinmg swept under the carpet. And gagging orders imposed to make sure we - who are paying for MI5 and this travesty of democracy trial - don't find out!
27-10-2002 13:58This article was written May 25, 2001 before 911.
The planning department's orders state the site must be 'cleared' describing the people who live there as rubbish to be bulldozed out of the way. Nuff said - be there.
27-10-2002 12:41It is reported this morning (27:10:02) in "La Nazione" the ultra conservative right wing local / national newspaper printed in florence. That the Italian army will be deployed along side the various police forces during the ESF
27-10-2002 12:11Being Argentinian I can tell you. All I can see happening is a fascist coup at anytime. There is absolutely no organisation here, but anarchy. The people are unarmed and have no leadership. There are frequent assassinations and "dissappearances" committed by state agents and the left here are divided. The situation is being overestimated and exploited by trotskyists and anarchists. Please help spread the truth.
27-10-2002 11:47Tens of thousands of people have marched in the US cities of Washington and San Francisco as part of a day of worldwide protests against a possible American-led war against Iraq.
27-10-2002 10:42A tchnical analysis of the alleged crash of AA 77 into the Pentagon on sept 11 2001. Entry angle, wing tilt angle, fuel load analysis etc.