UK Newswire Archive
24-08-2006 22:30Ashraf Kolhari, a 37-year-old mother of four, has been sentenced to death by stoning for committing adultery in Iran. Kolhari was arrested five years ago and has been awaiting her sentence in prison. Recently, she received the decision that she would be executed by the end of July.
24-08-2006 22:11The human race is a race of travellers; we have imagined, discovered, explored, charted and opened up almost all of the Earth's land surface, and are rarely content to stop moving. Given the time and (usually) money, we have an instinctive urge to travel; whether this be to feed our imaginations, stimulate our senses or satisfy some less clear urge that we do not fully understand, we travel. Six and a half billion humans with itchy feet is not something we should take lightly.
24-08-2006 21:22The compulsory recall of ‘inactive servicemen’ in the United States might even go unnoticed in North America and most the world until analysts, historians and later generations look back at the present events unfolding in these contemporary times, years from now and place them into focus within a larger matrix of events.
24-08-2006 21:21Dieter Helm, advisor to Blair and the force behind the push for new nuclear power stations in the UK is set to visit Westport in Mayo, Ireland 4-5th Sept.
24-08-2006 20:22IT IS TIME TO LEAVE IRAQ
24-08-2006 19:25An idea on getting more people into growing their own food as a means of minimising carbon emissions, etc. Please comment - but tactfully, please. Some people who post on here.... well, anyway - I hope the idea is of worth & interest.
24-08-2006 19:22While we in this country are subjected to endless coverage of fake bomb plots and a ten year old dead white girl case, the 33 Day War has dramatically altered the Middle East and the World. The slaves of Lebanon took the full wrath of their master and did not blink. This is a powerful turning point in the balance of power and marks the beginning of the end of subjugation.
24-08-2006 18:44What do people expect from criminal Extremists?
24-08-2006 18:43Mexico - and indeed, most of S. America - shows the world how to deal with absolute political corruption. Our domesticated activists should be taking detailed notes right now, in those countries being led by illegitimate Regimes who openly commit War Crimes, like Britain, the US, etc.
24-08-2006 18:40We still have absolutey no idea who has captured the two reporters, or - in fact - if the kidnappers were of Palestinian origin.
Israel would absolutely love for the media to leave Gaza and never come back, so that there is no light shown on the plight of Palestinians in Gaza to the rest of the world.
24-08-2006 18:34e mail received re 16th december march over edo's complicity in war crimes in lebanon, palestine, iraq and afghanistan
24-08-2006 18:11Ruth Kelly’s speech is worrying. She is actually arguing for a change in policies regarding race that means toning down the race equality model to go back to old-fashioned race relations model.
24-08-2006 17:47In order to understand the undying support for Israel from the Bush/Blair clan, one must understand Christian fundamentalism.
24-08-2006 16:20Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority - whose 3 million pounds worth of cuts to services provoked the forthcoming strike - have found enough money to offer time and a half for strikebreakers! Firefighters must resist this attempt to divide and conquer!