Skip to content or view mobile version

Home | Mobile | Editorial | Mission | Privacy | About | Contact | Help | Security | Support

A network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.

UK Newswire Archive

Full article

Palestine Today 061808

18-06-2008 14:44

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Wednesday June 18th, 2008.

Full article

No Platform for the IOM

18-06-2008 13:45

Picket - Thursday 19th June 10pm-6pm
To coincide with "IOM Day" being held as part of Bristol's Refugee Week
activities at the Pierian Centre, Portland Square, St Pauls, Bristol

Full article | 1 comment

60 years wiping the smirk of the NHS

18-06-2008 13:44

you really can't fake smiles - top scientists have proved it.
This really is a tale of human interest. Flicking through the online pages of today's British Press I learn how in future (after the 60th anniversary of the NHS) British nurses are to be rated on their smileyness. After choking on my meusli and recovering from a mild cerebral apoplexy, I thought the implications of this little scrap of news are just too good to be missed by the kind of people who don't read newspapers anymore but still might rely on the NHS. Please note there is no need to encourage consultants or hosptial managers to be smiley.

Full article | 5 comments

Protest visit of Israel's Ambassador to Wales

18-06-2008 13:40

"I am unwilling to accept the invitation to meet the ambassador because of my objection to the failure of the state of Israel to meet its international obligations to the Palestinian people of the Holy Lands. I would invite other colleagues to do the same." - Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas, presiding officer of the Welsh Assembly writing to other AMs calling for them to boycott the Ambassadors visit.

Full article

Get Lost Festival Celebrates Public Space

18-06-2008 12:33

Thanks to everyone who is helping to Make Get Lost such an amazing success

The next few days see a flurry of special events which reclaim the city for more than shopping and look for magic under the pavement. It would be splendid to see you at some of them

Full article | 1 comment

Tibetan Demonstration not Thursday Now saturday

18-06-2008 12:07

The Tibetan Demonstration outside the Chinese Embassy is now not on Thursday 19th June But Saturday 21st June, this is to coincide with the arrival of the torch in Lhasa which has been moved to Saturday

Full article | 9 comments

Open Cast Coal site request for help

18-06-2008 10:55

Following the squatting of Prospect farm and trees surounding it on the prospective open cast coal mine in Derby shire, there is a call out for help!

Full article

Ex-UK Army Chief in Iraq Confirms Peak Oil Motive for War

18-06-2008 09:28

A former senior British Army official in Iraq, James Ellery, admits the link between peak oil and the Anglo-American occupation of Iraq. Currently director of British security firm and US defence contractor, AEGIS, Ellery also whitewashes the massive corruption in Iraqi reconstruction projects.

Full article | 4 comments

Fitwatch at anti-bush demo

18-06-2008 08:51

Steve Discombe
Report of fitwatch at sundays demo

Full article | 2 comments

Bogotá university anti privatization demo

18-06-2008 06:27

Students today at Bogotá National University, Colombia, demonstrated against planned privatisation and the introduction of tuition fees.

Full article | 1 comment

Climate change protestors occupy Derbyshire open cast site

18-06-2008 04:59

Today climate campaigners from ‘Leave it in the Ground’ have occupied the UK Coal’s Lodge House site in Derbyshire by barricading themselves in a disused farm building and taken to the trees on the site of the open cast mine.

Full article | 1 addition | 1 comment

Lodge House open cast mine site occupied

18-06-2008 04:51

Bodge House
Under the cover of darkness Lodge house open cast mine in Smalley, Derbyshire has the building squatted as well as trees with ariel runway.

Full article

Campaign against misleading car adverts.

18-06-2008 04:45

There is every reason to believe that 99% of car adverts published in newspapers and magazines and on roadside hoardings in the European Union are illegal.

Full article | 2 comments

Criminal Charges Against Alumbrera Mines in Argentina

18-06-2008 02:39

Charges were filed for the first time against a transnational mining company in Latin America, at the Alumbrera Mines (Xstrata, Goldcorp and Yamana) in Catamarca and Tucumán in Argentina. This article is about the history and events which have led up to this important event, and what we can do to support Latin Americans fighting against big mining operations.

Full article

Fight Speciesism! #2 - Out Now

18-06-2008 01:14

Front Cover
The second issue has expanded from 6 to 10 pages because of the quantity of news and analysis that has been published since the first edition.

Full article

Break the chains

17-06-2008 22:52

Report of the solidarity event with political prisoners of imperialism 14 June 2008

Full article

Italy, Deportation Of 40 Afghan Refugees

17-06-2008 21:53


Full article | 1 addition | 1 comment

Bush brings his magic touch to Whitehall.

17-06-2008 19:42

He's back.
So the world’s most hated man comes to London, and the authorities decide that the best way to keep the situation calm is to ban people from freely moving in their own city. All this at the behest of a mass murderer. Really smart….

Full article

Brown assures Bush more troops for Afghanistan, no Iraq withdrawal

17-06-2008 19:33

At a joint press conference with US President George Bush yesterday, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that more troops would be sent to Afghanistan, taking the UK’s contingent in the country to its “highest level.”
Upcoming Coverage
View and post events
Upcoming Events UK
24th October, London: 2015 London Anarchist Bookfair
2nd - 8th November: Wrexham, Wales, UK & Everywhere: Week of Action Against the North Wales Prison & the Prison Industrial Complex. Cymraeg: Wythnos o Weithredu yn Erbyn Carchar Gogledd Cymru

Ongoing UK
Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm, Yorkshire: Demo/vigil at NSA/NRO Menwith Hill US Spy Base More info: CAAB.

Every Tuesday, UK & worldwide: Counter Terror Tuesdays. Call the US Embassy nearest to you to protest Obama's Terror Tuesdays. More info here

Every day, London: Vigil for Julian Assange outside Ecuadorian Embassy

Parliament Sq Protest: see topic page
Ongoing Global
Rossport, Ireland: see topic page
Israel-Palestine: Israel Indymedia | Palestine Indymedia
Oaxaca: Chiapas Indymedia
All Regions
South Coast
Other Local IMCs
Bristol/South West
Social Media
You can follow @ukindymedia on and Twitter. We are working on a Twitter policy. We do not use Facebook, and advise you not to either.
Support Us
We need help paying the bills for hosting this site, please consider supporting us financially.
Other Media Projects
Dissident Island Radio
Corporate Watch
Media Lens
Earth First! Action Update
Earth First! Action Reports
All Topics
Animal Liberation
Climate Chaos
Energy Crisis
Free Spaces
Ocean Defence
Other Press
Public sector cuts
Social Struggles
Terror War
Workers' Movements
Major Reports
NATO 2014
G8 2013
2011 Census Resistance
Occupy Everywhere
August Riots
Dale Farm
J30 Strike
Flotilla to Gaza
Mayday 2010
Tar Sands
G20 London Summit
University Occupations for Gaza
Indymedia Server Seizure
COP15 Climate Summit 2009
Carmel Agrexco
G8 Japan 2008
Stop Sequani
Stop RWB
Climate Camp 2008
Oaxaca Uprising
Rossport Solidarity
Smash EDO
Past Major Reports
Encrypted Page
You are viewing this page using an encrypted connection. If you bookmark this page or send its address in an email you might want to use the un-encrypted address of this page.
If you recieved a warning about an untrusted root certificate please install the CAcert root certificate, for more information see the security page.