UK Newswire Archive
10-08-2007 16:04Stock markets worldwide slumped Thursday amid mounting fears that the crisis in the subprime mortgage lending market is leading to a more generalized credit crisis. The Dow-Jones Industrial Average, the most widely followed stock index, ended down 387.18 points, its largest loss in six months and the fourth triple-digit movement in five days, an indication of the increasing instability in financial markets.
10-08-2007 16:03The granting of only a limited injunction to the British Airports Authority (BAA) on Monday banning named individuals from Heathrow Airport has been hailed as a victory for free speech. But whilst BAA failed in its original and far more sweeping objectives, its legal action and injunction that was agreed on is still in line with ongoing efforts to criminalise extra-parliamentary protest.
10-08-2007 16:01A British government-controlled laboratory site has been confirmed as the source of an outbreak of foot and mouth, which affects farm animals.
10-08-2007 16:00Clown Army Workshop a success !
A wonderful & joyous day was had despite atempts at sabotage by moaners.
all credits: BBC News - www.bbc.co.uk/
10-08-2007 13:19Seriously dodgy clothing by Austrian Governor of California or a well-calculated hint of his true political roots and leaning: July 2007 Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals Nazi-similar-beltbuckle to the world during a press shoot for TIME MAGAZINE with NYs Mayor BLOOMBERG.
10-08-2007 12:58Refusing to work out historical sins like colonialism, fascism and apartheid repeats the historical model of conquest, domination and exclusion. Kairos Europe is directed against a system and its structures, not against persons. Its positive goal sets life and people in first place.
10-08-2007 09:57On Tuesday 7th Aug, the UK Foreign Office finally agreed it was prepared to request the release of FIVE British residents from Guantanamo Bay, after 5 and a half years of lobbying by their families, friends and campaigners. They include Jamil El-Banna, Shaker Aamer, Binyam Mohamed, Abdennour Sameur and Omar Deghayes.
10-08-2007 07:40Bonds records need to be suspended as he used steroids to cheat the game, his team and his fans. this is what should go down in history.
10-08-2007 00:30A 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.
09-08-2007 22:23A campaign to stop the building of St Athan Military Academy, a government pfi scheme involving arms manufacturers and the Open University, is starting to take shape. Read about it below. The next meeting will be on 23 August.
09-08-2007 21:36Activists campaigning against the impact of aviation on climate change have today released a website giving the low-down on Heathrow airport and the industries which encourage its environmentally damaging business.
09-08-2007 21:30No Borders South Wales presents an afternoon of talks, films and food to raise awareness of and mobilise for the upcoming No Border Camp in September
09-08-2007 20:19A day of leafleting against the aviation industry - 16th August, Heathrow
09-08-2007 19:07The Haifa university has penelised students for holding an anti-racist demo against coments made by the student union.