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Police mount morning attacks against climate campers

04-08-2008 05:37

Shortly after 5am this morning, police mounted an operation at the climate camp.

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Action Alert: HLS Shareholder Barclays - Part 5

04-08-2008 02:44

Target: Barclays Global Investors UK Holdings Ltd, a part of Barclays Bank
Detail: HLS' largest institutional shareholder with 279,842 shares in HLS (LSR)

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Wembley Park Sports Ground Camp and Business Eviction 5am Tomorrow

03-08-2008 22:05

Brent Council will enter Wembley Sports Ground 5am tomorrow morning with police backup to evict the GRASS protestors and the businesses who refused last week's eviciton orders.

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Caravan and March to Climate Camp 3-8-08

03-08-2008 21:13

Gathering in Rochester
The March began in Rochester where it was was joined by the Caravan.

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No New Coal March - Rochester

03-08-2008 21:04

The Climate Camp Caravan arrives 1
After a rally in the centre of Rochester, Climate Camp campaigners left for the 7 mile march to Kingsnorth.
Pictures (C) 2008, Peter Marshall. All rights reserved.

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El Salvador will not leave Iraq "till Iraqis control the situation"

03-08-2008 20:48

It's all very easy at times to forget that when the proper instruments of international arbitration were sidelined (UN) and systematically delegitamized (IAEA) in the lead-up to the illegal war on aggression on Iraq in 2003 the subsequent classified occupying power still being the USA, there was assembled a motley crew of states termed the "coalition of the willing".

17 of that group withdrew their troops. But plucky little El Salvador which sent 360 soldiers at the beginning will deploy its 10th contigent of 200 next week - according to a Radio broadcast today by presidente Elías Antonio Saca.

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Smash EDO Update - Support Campaigners in Court

03-08-2008 20:34

Support Campaigners in Court

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McDonalds painted in Mexico & three chickens rescued in Spain

03-08-2008 20:02


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UK government spends 2 million on TV documentaries promoting their policies

03-08-2008 19:52

The government's Orwellian-named "Central Office of Information" has been funding a series of ITV documentaries which paint their policies in a positive light. The programmes were made to look like regular documentaries, and most viewers would not have known that they were government-funded.

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Climate Camp Day One Summaries

03-08-2008 19:49

The day started and ended with rain but for the most part was sunny, dry but windy. Most of the neighborhoods have their infrastructure pretty sorted and kitchen serving food. The media 'village' now has it's full complement of structures and although some are literally held up with bits of string, it's looking good despite being two days behind schedule. Everything is running behind thanks to continuing vindictive obstruction by the police.

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Privatisation - a sorry summer for Bristol's schools

03-08-2008 19:28

Dialect Radio is a Bristol (UK) internet broadcasting Co-operative run by volunteers. Our main activity is our weekly current affairs and arts magazine programme Dialect, which is recorded at our Queen's Square studios and posted for download every weekend. Want to volunteer? Volunteering Bristol, Royal Oak House, Royal Oak Avenue, Bristol. BS1 4GB Tel: 0117 989 7733

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DSEi - Downing Street legal observer re-trial on Thursday

03-08-2008 18:45

A legal observer convicted in February of obstructing a police officer in the course of a stop and search outside Downing Street will have his appeal heard at Southwark Crown Court in London on Thursday (7 August). The incident occurred during a peaceful vigil and blockade of Downing Street in memory of victims of the arms trade held last September, while arms dealers and other war criminals gathered in east London for an international arms fair.

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Little Peace Boat on the way to The Climate Camp

03-08-2008 18:14

Nearing the end of an epic voyage, a veteran peace campaigner is about to sail down the Medway and join the Climate Camp protesters, before sailing on to Westminster for the anniversary of Hiroshima

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The 300-350 Show: Al Gore's Energy Challenge

03-08-2008 16:59

Al Gore's historic "Challenge to Repower America" speech in full. Gore calls for the US to be powered by renewable energy and "clean power" in ten years.

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Nottingham Riverside Festival, Victoria Embankement. Pictures 2

03-08-2008 16:56

A three day festival from Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd August.
Victoria Embankment, Nottingham.

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Nottingham Riverside Festival, Victoria Embankement. Pictures 1

03-08-2008 16:52

A three day festival from Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd August.
Victoria Embankment, Nottingham.

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Two firebombings target UCSC vivisectors

03-08-2008 13:29

A passerby on Dickens Way takes in the wreckage of a car that was...
3rd August
Two University of California-Santa Cruz research scientists were targets of firebombs early Saturday, showing another sign of the escalating direct action and violence against university researchers who use animals in vivisection labs.

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ska pfhunk reggea&chillout against fascism 9th august in the city that Rockx

03-08-2008 13:09

9th August, benefit @ the newly refitted & expanded Maze-Forest Tavern nightclub Nottingham.
Jimmy the Squirrel

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Foie gras Trickery

03-08-2008 13:07

Nottinghams only michilin star chef 'Sat Baines' thinks that he can pull wool over our eyes.

Im Afraid he is nothing but wrong.

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HLS Suppliers & Customers Demos in the South

03-08-2008 12:41

Tuesday 29th July: Today SHAC South were out once again naming and shaming Suppliers and Customers of Huntingdon Life Science.
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