UK Newswire Archive
05-07-2005 10:22Tue, 5 July: 40 to 50 people were holding an anti-shell demonstration in or near Randolph Crescent. Shell has been building an oil refinery in an area of outstanding beauty in Ireland. The campaign against it has been going on for 3 years, their website is http://www.shellfact.com. Apparently, five farmers have been arrested in ireland recently, the protest is a reaction against that as well. At about 10pm, 10 vanloads of riot police had arrived. Half an hour later, the demo had grown to 80 or 100 people, walking down the road towards heymarket, followed by the FIT team (police with cameras) and police. In Heymarket, just before 11 am, 4 police vans arrived, so that the number of police equalled the number of protesters. The demo was surrounded by police in heymarket.
05-07-2005 09:22Inequality in land ownership and the difficulties of siting Hori-zone
05-07-2005 08:56A large convoy of Romany and other Travellers is currently on its way to Burrough Meadow to join the eco village there
05-07-2005 07:42Help is needed urgently to defend a large residential squat against eviction this morning. Squat is at the aldgate end of commercial road not far from rampART.
05-07-2005 07:42Tuesday 5th July: A banner has been dropped from a crane near to Edinburgh main train station.
The Rebel Clown Alliance hear of their allies plight and attempt a rescue......
A Highly talented Dutch news team bring reportage from an action in the build up to the G8 summit at Gleneagles.
Video is 15:31 minutes
05-07-2005 01:34An overview of one of the protests in Edinburgh on Monday 4th July.
05-07-2005 01:14Searchlight magazine has announced it is pulling out of UAF. This leaves only the SWP, George Galloway and a load of Ken's cronies to pocket the cash the Trade Unions throw at them.
05-07-2005 00:06The Carnival for Full Enjoyment took over the streets of central Edinburgh today. Despite a level of police violence rarely seen in Scotland, Princes Street was occupied and closed all afternoon, and well into the evening. A significant number of locals were involved along with internationals.