UK Newswire Archive
18-12-2006 18:52The farm which was to trial GM potatoes has withdrawn permission.
18-12-2006 16:35Lydd Airport bossses have today lodged a planning application to Shepway District Council for expansion.
Both group in the area are gearing up to respond to this and fight it all the way during next year. SDC are likely to put the plans out for wide consultation during first half of 2007.
Do you like Zapatistas, ermmm lets have a protest in Sheffield (when we want, it maybe not in the indymedia date, but im sure indymedia, doesnt control us in someway !
18-12-2006 15:21Mahmoud Abbas, the Fatah president of the Palestinian Authority, has announced that he will dissolve the recently elected parliament and call new presidential and parliamentary elections. Abbas aide Yasser Abed Rabbo told Associated Press that the president would set the date within a week, and that new elections would be held within three months.
18-12-2006 15:18Reports on the Bush administration’s discussions on a change of course in Iraq indicate that Washington is preparing a major new bloodbath as part of a desperate attempt to salvage its nearly four-year-old bid to conquer the oil-rich country.
18-12-2006 15:06Why we stand for immediate withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Iraq
18-12-2006 14:34Biofuelwatch today start a new campaign to demand that Tesco cut their ties with Greenergy. Greenergy are an oil company which invests heavily in biofuels. Increasing amounts of their biofuels are from palm oil, soy and sugar cane - all crops linked to massive deforestation, greenhouse gas emissions and human rights abuses. Please support out action alert today! www.biofuelwatch.org.uk
18-12-2006 13:57Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to go without national consensus to early presidential and parliamentary elections was divisive, counterproductive and conforms to U.S.-Israeli plans to remove the Islamic Resistance Movement “Hamas” from power or pressure it into accepting what its rival Fatah had accepted: A peace process on their dictated terms and conditions.
18-12-2006 13:24High Court Hearing Adjourned
18-12-2006 12:15A UK-based meeting to discuss the mobilisation against the 2007 G8 Summit to be held near Rostock in Germany (June 6-8).
18-12-2006 11:3475 days in hunger strike is more than enough.
18-12-2006 11:33In another setback for workers on Merseyside, the Transport and General Workers Union has negotiated a defeat for its taxi driving members and taxi users at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
18-12-2006 02:50Riots broke out in copenhagen as court decide to shut down Ungdomshuset youth', cultural and social center.
18-12-2006 00:10On Saturday December 16 a group of people in Cambridge held a March for Consumerism. They set off outside the Grafton Centre shopping mall carrying placards with slogans such as "Spend", "Buy more stuff", and "Climate change is someone else's problem".