UK Newswire Archive
06-07-2005 11:02Police have declared that the march is to be postponed.
06-07-2005 11:01Confirmed: 11:38 According to G8 Alternatives spokeperson Mike Arnott, the announcement that the march has been cancelled is the result of a unilateral decision by the police. As far as G8 Alternatives is concerned, the march is going ahead as planned.
06-07-2005 10:53Chief Constable Peter Wilson just released a statement: low level policing outside G8 is now over.
06-07-2005 10:51We have so far seen two drafts of the climate agreement that the G8 summit is meant to be coming up with. The first one was disastrous — and the second was even worse.
06-07-2005 10:33The issue dominating the news today is... you guessed it, the bid to host a sporting event seven years in the future, the Olympics!
06-07-2005 10:33The BBC are reporting that the police have ordered the Gleneagles G8 march not to take place today "due to concerns for public safety".
The BBC are also reporting that around 1500 people are ready to march and want to go ahead.
06-07-2005 10:28International solidarity campaign gets results
OutRage! backs call for Mehmet Tarhan's release
Write him letters of support, urges OutRage!
06-07-2005 10:13G8 - They are a gigantic siphon sucking up vast quantities of wealth from the poor — whether they live in the poorest countries or in the G8 states themselves. The G8 is not the solution — it is the problem.
06-07-2005 09:57If you have any more information, please contact the above phone numbers as we and the legal team are still trying to et a definitive list of the names of people who have been remanded.
06-07-2005 09:51Food for thought for believers in state-managed poverty relief.
06-07-2005 09:25A very small group of demonstrators managed to block buses leaving the Sheraton Hotel carrying Japanese delegates to the G8 Summit.
06-07-2005 08:56Global south campaigners spell out a demand and a moral case for full debt cancellation, without conditionalities and with reparations for the damage already done.