UK Newswire Archive
20-03-2008 13:09Farnborough Airport has been given the go-ahead to double weekend and bank holiday flights.
20-03-2008 13:03Halifax Bank of Scotland is in crisis. The next Northern Rock?
20-03-2008 12:53Many claimants are finding their benefits are being stopped on entirely bogus grounds. The intention being to force them off benefits. If they appeal, they usually win and get their benefits reinstated, but at what cost in terms of stress and peace of mind?
20-03-2008 12:05US President George W Bush addressed the nation yesterday, delivering a moving speech about the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Extracts reproduced below, with interpretation [in square brackets].
20-03-2008 11:46This morning eleven demonstrators, acting under the banner of Smash EDO, blockaded EDO MBM a weapons manufacturer in Home Farm Road, Brighton, to mark the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.
20-03-2008 11:43New groups & contacts/support setting up a group
20-03-2008 11:32Tuesday January 29, 2008
It takes one a lot of courage to be brave enough (read unashamed) to celebrate a 60 year history of ethnic cleansing, apartheid, occupation, racism and war crimes. And it looks like the main Jewish bodies in the UK have decided to work hand-in-hand, taking their pride in that history to a new level this year by organising the “Salute to Israel” parade in London next June.
20-03-2008 08:40This week the financial markets are feeling a bit unsteady and HBOS, owners of the Halifax bank are the brunt of a massive fall in confidence.
20-03-2008 04:53A wave of protests and riots has rocked Tibet since March 10—the 49th anniversary of a failed rebellion led by the Dalai Lama in 1959. The unrest has put the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership into a dilemma—violent repression risks further international condemnation just months before the Beijing Olympic Games, while any concessions will encourage separatism elsewhere in China, as well as in Taiwan, where a presidential election will be held this Saturday. Moreover, Beijing is acutely aware that protests in Tibet have the potential to trigger wider social discontent over unemployment and the highest levels of inflation in 12 years.
20-03-2008 01:41Two days ahead of the fifth anniversary of the start of the US- and UK-led invasion of Iraq, commando engineers sensitively staged a recruitment event in northwest London. Three anti-war protesters went along to try and persuade locals not to make the biggest mistake of their lives.
19-03-2008 23:53A 15 minute video documenting the demonstration in London on Saturday 15th March. This is a video of what the people had to say...
19-03-2008 23:51The annual march and rally to celebrate International Workers Day will once again take place in Nottingham. On Saturday 3rd. May local people will come together with music, song and speeches, and a march through the city centre, in a traditional MayDay carnival.
19-03-2008 22:06Roger Robinson who is a Camden councillor is against the lab. When writing to Mr Robinson will all AR people write letters of support and treat this man with respect. Roger attended a meeting despite being on crutches / just out of hospital and passionatley fought against the lab.
19-03-2008 20:37Police use 'grey area' licencing laws as a tool for censorship!