UK Newswire Archive
26-06-2007 16:33As you have probably heard by now the council are planning to build a 4-6 lane dual carriageway along Riverside Drive and Jericho Lane, joining to Sefton Street. There were hints about this in the Planning Officer's Report re. the garden festival site, which we picked up on but we didn't realise it would be so soon - they will have barely created the Japanese Garden before they have to tear it down or move it over.
26-06-2007 16:31ICSA - instigating religious hatred behind an "academic facade".
26-06-2007 15:39Gay lobby group Stonewall today released a 24 page report which clearly shows the extent of homophobic bullying and attacks within UK schools.
26-06-2007 13:25By late December 2006 the Bristol Indymedia Collective completed the first stage of a discussion to map out the possibilities for both a redesign and extension of the Bristol Indymedia model.
The summarisation of this earlier discussion can be found here:
Bristol Indymedia ‘Future Directions’ Document
26-06-2007 13:19Ultimate proof about stage managing crowds in the Islamic Republic of Iran!
26-06-2007 13:09A chance to rub shoulders with the (not so) rich and famous!
26-06-2007 11:57It is widely rumoured ColinBoyd will succeed Lord Goldsmith as Attorney General tommorow. The next day the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission will release their verdict on whether the biggest terrorist the UK has ever imprisoned is allowed to appeal against the conviction Boyd secured unjustly, and which he has subsequently covered up at all costs.
26-06-2007 11:22The illegal "War is Still the Issue" Peace Camp in Parliament Square has now been in place since noon on Saturday 23 June.
26-06-2007 10:41Gay Iraqi human rights activist reveals that for most Iraqis, life is now worse than it was under Saddam.
The Home Office has abandoned its threat to take into care the
children of failed asylum seekers who refuse to leave the country.
The climbdown follows a pilot scheme involving 116 families facing
deportation, which showed that the policy of threatening to withdraw
all welfare support had proved a flop.
26-06-2007 10:39Following extensive local and national resistance, BASF (the company trialing the GM potatoes), announced last month that they would not be conducting a GM potato trial in Yorkshire this year!
Just to let you know that on Sunday 1st July subsidised transport will be going to Cambridge from Manchestser for the GM-Free Potato Picnic, a protest against GM potato trials in Girton village. For information on the minibus call 07982 033522.
Entry is free.
26-06-2007 09:24John Kenneway was found dead in his Northern Ireland prison cell on June 8. Shortly after his death in Maghaberry Prison, the Northern Ireland Prison Service announced its regrets. The Northern Ireland Prison Ombudsman launched an investigation, in line with normal procedures.
26-06-2007 09:13Gordon Brown took over as leader of the Labour Party on Sunday at a special conference in Manchester, England. The chancellor of the exchequer will officially become Tony Blair’s successor as prime minister on Wednesday. The same conference also saw Harriet Harman elected as Labour’s deputy leader.
26-06-2007 04:15With Wolfowitz gone comes the possibility of real change in the Bank. As Zoellick is picked to lead the World Bank, an analysis of his past achievements can predict his future role in the bank, and the possibility of any significant changes of direction for the Bank
26-06-2007 00:57The true cost of ID cards are not just to the taxpayer’s purse but go much deeper and have a truly disturbing impact, threatening our way of life forever. You will not only pay financially but it will also cost you personal privacy and possibility your identity.
She is touring the UK speaking about the incredible story of MOVE. MOVE are a largely black eco-revolutionary group based in Philadelphia. They have campaigned on environmental, animal rights and anti-police repression issues for thirty years. They have never backed down in the face of overt racist police repression.