UK Newswire Archive
18-03-2006 20:17As people make their way home from the London march and rally today, over in Cities throughout the United States people are coming together to express their own growing anger at the continuing occupation of Iraq...
Protests are also being held in other cities across the world. They include Baghdad, Basra, New York, Madrid, Rome, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Dublin. Organisers said it was the first time there have been co-ordinated demonstrations in the US, Britain and Iraq...
18-03-2006 19:48After what i have seen this week and 3months ago I am so jealous from Parisians and so sad to be from London and England.
18-03-2006 19:41Is a bad defense strategy better than none at all? Maybe but in the case of former chief of staff to Dick Cheney I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's case the moves by his lawyers make him look desperate rather than innocent.
18-03-2006 19:29Na Gaeil Óga want to use the goodwill towards the Irish-language in Ireland during Seachtain na Gaeilge, 4-17 March and in general, to develop a new predictive text service on mobile phones in Irish. They also want an option to have Irish as a user on all mobile phones in Ireland, i.e. Phonebook nó Eolaire Gutháin/fóin.
18-03-2006 18:14Back in January the Assembly of the Social Movements, and the World Social Forum being held in Venezuela, issued the following call to action...
18-03-2006 18:04AS A MEANS OF DELIVERING THE 'RIGHT' VOTE TO TONY BLAIR - NOTTING HILL HOUSING TRUST SHOULD BE SUBJECTED TO MAJOR STRUCTURAL REFORM
TOO MANY GOOD TENANTS ARE BEING TREATED BY THE MANAGEMENT AS A 'PROBLEM' FOR WRITING LEGITIMATE COMPLAINTS TO THE MANAGEMENT!
18-03-2006 17:32Paul Jonathan Lewis died while being restrained by police in East Oxford on Tuesday. Since then there have been allegations of police intimidation of witnesses whose accounts differ from the one in the local papers. This is part of a climate of fear in this multi-ethnic community instilled by the local constabulary, for whom this is the third death in two years.
18-03-2006 17:23First major estimate's of today's massive french protests put the figure above one million. Le Figaro is reporting that unions believe well over a million are now demonstrating against the CPE labour reform on the streets of France.
The Agency France Presses is now quoting organisers as giving a figure of 1,145,000 people...
18-03-2006 17:16NOTTING HILL HOUSING TRUST - ITS CONFRONTATIONAL MANAGEMENT CONTINUES THE STYLE OF KATE DAVIES WHEN AT SERVITE HOMES
NO LEGITIMATE CORRESPONDENCE TO KATE DAVIES AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE IS EVER ACKNOWLEDGED - WHY?
18-03-2006 16:15Disappointingly throughout this afternoon the BBC has been reporting only 12,000 people on the London anti-war demo. However folks on the scene say the turn out is MUCH bigger than that, maybe reaching towards 100,000.
Just finished a 10 minute short about the NAIL Campaign. Expect a higher quality screening version to be uploaded in a few days time. You can watch it on Youtube here.
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18-03-2006 03:34We've been covering events in France for the best part of a week:
Riots, occupations, its all been building up to today massive demonstrations that are set to take place across France.
68% of the population is now against Villepins labour liberalisation measures and he refuses to back down.
18-03-2006 02:25A secret draft of the "G8 Summit Communique on Energy Security," scheduled to be released officially on July 16th at the July 15 - 17, 2006 G8 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, has been leaked. The Communique is now posted for the global public to read and review, front and center at http://ReclaimTheCommons.net
18-03-2006 00:11french struggle
17-03-2006 23:16LINE UP ON STEPS OF LIVERPOOL'S CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL 5pm FRIDAY 31st MARCH AND MARCH TO PHILHARMONIC HALL. CONDOLEEZZA RICE WILL BE AT THE PHIL THAT EVENING!
17-03-2006 22:57Anita Roddick has shown her true colours by endorsing a deal which sees pseudo-ethical company the Bodyshop sold to global cosmetics chain L’oreal.
17-03-2006 21:30The Union Theatre Company presents Clockwork Blue, by John French & Molly Moran.
A black comedy based on the shoot to kill policy