UK Newswire Archive
14-02-2008 18:08Despite the last minute cancellation of the centre for alternative technology as a key note speaker, Nottingham Student Peace Movement sucessfully hosted the first Annual Climate Change Solutions Conference at Nottingham University.
14-02-2008 17:12As of December 31 last, all UK ISPs dutifully responded to Home Office minister Vernon Coaker’s request to ‘voluntarily’ sign up for the Cleanfeed system.
14-02-2008 14:15Each country has got its own Berlusconis, Blairs, Bushes or Popes. It is a kind of globalization thing and Blair may seem to have exaggerated recently in France whilst speaking about the current political situation. In reality he was just making another of his speeches on the "third-way" and that which he has really not been able to do; bring peace. Instead he has been able only to open discontent, the consequences of which he has sought to manage with repressive laws.
Has the Blair era been a soft-dictatorship?
14-02-2008 13:51Having fought off raids by police and landlords, the new occupied social centre in Hackney is flinging open its doors for a great evening of food, films and friends...
14-02-2008 13:39More than 100 immigrant farmworkers, who are organised within the syndicate of
immigrant workers (SOI) are on strike for an unlimited period. Amongst other things they claim better working conditions and a regularisation of all "sin papeles".
14-02-2008 11:41I submitted a number of applications under SOCPA to carry a placard or wear a t-shirt reading 'I CAN HAS CHEEZBURGER?', 'I MADE YOU A COOKIE... BUT I EATED IT' etc. and the police decided that, yes, police permission was required.
14-02-2008 10:36Appearing before a packed auditorium at the University of Wisconsin Tuesday on the night of his victories in the “Potomac primaries,” held in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., Illinois senator and Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama delivered a speech that was notable for its populist demagogy, not only on the war in Iraq but also social conditions in America.
14-02-2008 09:59"ROUTE IRISH" is a 90 minute essay film on the campaign(s) against Irish
facilitation of the US/UK invasion of Iraq.
"An excellent documentary. It deals very very well with the frustrations of a peace movement. It tackles some complex matters which aren't usually discussed or even thought about." -Alex Cox, Director of Repo Man
14-02-2008 01:40Activists involved with The Student Climate Project are deeply concerned that the police's Special Branch has being monitoring their operations, and now plans to send over fifty police to a peaceful outreach event in Cambridge this week.
13-02-2008 23:36A journey in couture and culture illustrating the history of French costume from the 4th Century to the present day. With replica Medieval & Renaissance costume, Marie Antoinette, 20s flappers, 50s age of couture and more.
13-02-2008 23:31Hundreds of neo-Nazis (ca. 600 according to some reports) have marched this afternoon through the city of Dresden, Germany. They commemorated the anniversary of the bombing of the town in 1945 by the British Royal Air Force. The RAF, they say, is guilty of a 'Holocaust of Bombs' against the German people. Some 400 anti-fascists protested against historical revisionism.
13-02-2008 22:59Review of last night's File on Four