UK Newswire Archive
03-08-2007 08:33Ripping off Philanthropically, a finer refinement of Capitalism
03-08-2007 04:03Captain Eric May, the Internet intelligence writer, updates his investigation into a possible summer false flag and dictatorship by Bush.
03-08-2007 00:37A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
02-08-2007 23:24Guy Philippe, the target of the raid, avoided capture and is now in hiding. He has since been heard on Haitian radio claiming his attempted arrest was for political reasons.
02-08-2007 19:49Now Obama wants to bomb them. Of course, this is simply political grandstanding, as the president is not really the decider guy but rather a factotum who takes orders from on-high. If our rulers want to kill “al-Qaeda”—that is to say, dirt farmers and peasants in Pakistan’s Federal Administered Tribal Areas—that is precisely what will happen, no matter if the commander guy is a Republican neocon or a Democrat neolib.
by Diane Krauthamer and Adam Lincoln
02-08-2007 18:38The multiple interests of the "leading health and safety experts" who have canned the Matthew Street Festival.
02-08-2007 16:29Iraq’s wildly celebrated victory in the Asian Cup on Sunday provided a stark contrast to lawmakers who appear hopelessly deadlocked over legislation designed to promote national reconciliation.
02-08-2007 15:45Following Tuesday night's large, disciplined yard-protest and Wednesday morning's hunger strike, two Home Office representatives were called to Campsfield on Wednesday afternoon to hear the detainees' grievances. The pair, including the Assistant Director of Escorting Services at the Borders and Immigration Authority (Philip Schoelenberger?) were confronted by an angry, articulate, multi-national delegation of 22 detainees in a meeting that lasted 2 and a half hours.
02-08-2007 15:37The Ikram Family - Mohammed Kashif, his wife Ansa Kashif and their three children, Farid Ali, Abdul Rehman and Abdul Momin - were detained on Tuesday 31st July at the Home Office in Glasgow when they went to sign on.
The Family were taken to Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre. On Wednesday, after a check up by the doctor at Dungavel, Mohammed was transferred to hospital. Mohammed suffers from high blood pressure and in the past has had to be admitted into hospital in emergencies as a result. They're due to be forcibly removed from the UK on Saturday 4th July at 20:30hrs on a Gulf Air flight number GF006 to Pakistan.
02-08-2007 15:33More than 70 concerned parents, teachers, governors, councillors and local people came together in Digbeth, Birmingham, last week to discuss how to get local schools to do better for their underachieving pupils.
02-08-2007 15:29The Africanist Movement, an organization based in several territories in West Africa, launches its revolutionary national democratic program that will provide solutions for the desperate problems facing African people and expose the neocolonial petty bourgeoisie contending for power through the electoral process. This general campaign is occurring during the election season in Sierra Leone, where in early August members of parliament and a new president will be elected.
02-08-2007 15:22A request for extras to appear as Road protestors in a forthcoming respected ITV production.
02-08-2007 15:10Wish list of stuff to beg/borrow/skip/etc for the West Midlands neighbourhood at the Camp for Climate Action 2007