UK Newswire Archive
11-12-2007 15:19Today Monday 10th December demonstrators blockaded both the Mexican Embassy and Mexican Consulate in London, in solidarity with the Zapatistas and in opposition to the attacks on their communities by the state and paramilitaries.
11-12-2007 13:34Channel 4 News are drawing up a short list of the 'most inspiring political personality of the last ten years'.
11-12-2007 13:01this saturday to show the fuel protestors that pedal power is the way forward
11-12-2007 12:31Human Rights Watch have documented the case of 22 men who were accused of plotting terrorist attacks by the Egyptian government. The evidence was gleaned from tortured confessions and the media hype surrounding the case enabled the state to extend its emergency powers. However, they remain silent on the question of probable CIA involvement and homegrown manufacured 'plots'.
11-12-2007 12:29Andy Worthington, author of The Guantánamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison, explains why news that four British residents are to be released from Guantánamo provides grounds for cautious celebration, but also points out that two British residents will not be coming home.
11-12-2007 10:55Van der Moolen, a very important broker on the NYSE Euronext
stockexchange has announced that they were exiting the business with NYSE Euronext.
11-12-2007 09:13Because of the way SOCPA legislation is worded it is unlikely that fuel protesters will be stopped by police under that particular law when they stage a juggernaut go slow around Parliament Square at noon on Wednesday.
10-12-2007 23:38With the NIE, President George W Bush was actually exposed as a liar. By fomenting war hysteria, he made use of misinformation as in the preparation of the Iraq war. When Bush threatened a `third world war," he tried to blackmail the world.
10-12-2007 22:52Press release issued for anti foie gras demo, please circulate widely and ask Cambridge Evening News to cover it. Click Here http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/cn_news_home/displayarticle.asp?id=143368
10-12-2007 21:27Planning is beginning for a radical Tour of Climate Action around the UK's campuses and universities. The tour is being organised by The Student Climate Project, a new non-hierarchical collection of students from around the UK aiming to inspire radical climate activism amongst the wider body of students. The Student Climate Project needs more people onboard, and has its next open national planning meeting in Leeds from the 19th-20th January at the Common Place, Leeds. All our welcome!.
10-12-2007 19:16Just your Christmas edition of the monthly Bathonian rabble rousiness, from deep within gentrify central
10-12-2007 18:33Genetically modified seeds to grow biofuel crops threaten the food supply.
10-12-2007 18:17Fuel protests have been threatened for Saturday 15th Dec at 10am at refineries and storage depots. If people want to, it could be an opportunity for climate campaigners to attend the demos and talk to them and the media about climate change? Campaign for Better Transport (formally Transport 2000) have produced a myth-buster about fuel duty in readiness for the protests - see http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/campaigns/roads/facts.