UK Newswire Archive
30-08-2006 19:57The Feminism and Climate Change workshop acted as a forum for some really positive discussion. There was a good mix of ages and opinions, with valuable input by the men who attended. We discussed everything from climate change to the education system, science fiction and reproductive health. For a lot of people there, the links between feminism and climate change were new so it ended up being educational for all.
30-08-2006 19:02This is a first. Usually it's the US media blocking European news from reaching the minds of its citizens ... Something to hide, Phony?
30-08-2006 18:26Independent Financial News
Wednesday August 30th 2006
30-08-2006 18:24If a Democratic president and vice-president had behaved similarly to Bush and Cheney, they'd have been in the impeachment dock in a minute.. Winning in November is our job, our moral duty.
Iestyn ap Rhobert had been accused of causing criminal damage for taking down a large, monolingual English sign which denoted the site of the new Debenhams development in Carmarthen.
30-08-2006 17:22A report from someone in the climate camp says that over the last few hours, police from the London MET force have arrived outside the climate camp, and that there has been a corresponding increase in tension.
30-08-2006 16:56The Iranian president has challenged his US counterpart to a live television debate.
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30-08-2006 16:28Western Union, a global money transfer agency, has delayed or blocked thousands of cash deliveries by American Muslims on suspicion of terrorist connections simply because senders or recipients have names like Mohammed or Ahmed, drawing rebuke from the community as a yet another form of identity harassment.
30-08-2006 16:05Under the shadow of Drax power station, the Camp for Climate Action has been bursting into life this week. This totally unprecedented project has involved hundreds of people from across the UK coming together to take action against the causes of climate change.
Between 1997 and 2005, the Food and Drug Administration received 262 reports of ruptured tendons in patients using drugs from the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics, the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen said in its petition to the FDA. The state of Illinois filed a similar petition last year and asked Tuesday that the two requests be combined.
30-08-2006 15:28There is a full-scale war going on in Afghanistan, shattering British government claims that its troops would act as “peacekeepers”. Every day the agony of the Afghan people intensifies and more British soldiers are killed or wounded. Twenty one British soldiers have died in Afghanistan since 2001. But, by Tuesday of this week, eight of those deaths had come in August alone.
30-08-2006 14:43La Habana, 29 ago (RHC) El joven estadounidense Joaquín Morante denunció este lunes las malas condiciones del sistema de Salud Pública en la ciudad de Nueva York y los excesivos costos de la atención médica en Estados Unidos.
Morante, de 28 años y de origen latino, integra el sexto grupo de norteamericanos