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Both the G20 summit and and the protests taking place around it have been hot topic in mainstream media sources, hushed conversation between activists and in general discussion internationally. But what is it that will be drawing people out into the streets over the coming week? Who are the G20 and what protests are planned? Last Hours attempts to answer some of the questions surrounding the summit.
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Warwickshire County Cricket Ground staff and contractors force entry into Social Justice Centre squat.
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A list of the varied workshops and events Ecoworks are taking part in or organising.
Elizabeth "Liz" Tolbert of the United States is challenging her 14 year-old murder conviction in connection with the death of her husband, claiming that her lawyer didn't use evidence in her trial that pointed to her innocence.
There is less than one month to go until the National March and Rally in London to mark World Day for Animals in Laboratories on Saturday April 25th. Already campaigners are planning to travel to London from across the UK, with still more coming from other countries such as France, Sweden, Holland, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Italy and Spain.
A Public Meeting entitled: "Hands off Gaza! End the War on Terror!", organised by the Nottingham Stop the War Coalition was held at Bobbers Mill Community Centre, Berridge Road West (Hyson Green) Nottingham at 7pm on Thursday 26 March.
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. Listen on air: 93.2 FM (BCFM), Saturdays 7 or 8PM. Sundays 7 or 8AM http://www.bcfm.org.uk/
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Good news from the highest administrative court in Germany: The country’s two oldest nuclear power stations are not allowed to extend their operation. Anti-nuclear groups are likely to rejoice.
Lynn Breedlove (queer feminist trans activist and lead yeller of punk band Tribe 8), brings her performance-lecture-activism workshop to Manchester on 28th March, followed by Queer Film Night presented by local LGBTQ groups and social media activists with Vegan Kaffe on 29th March. Everyone welcome, donations for food,
Yard Theatre show £5.
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Last night about 50 people from East Midlands Unite Against Fascism, Mansfield and Nottingham Trades Council, Stop the BNP, UNISON, GMB, Unite and others protested in Sutton in Ashfield.
BABOON RESCUED FROM CIRCUS (Spain)
HUNDREDS OF MINK RUN FREE (Denmark)
WINDOWS SMASHED, MESSAGE PAINTED AT FOIE-GRAS RESTAURANT (USA)
ANOTHER BUSY MONTH IN SWEDEN (Sweden)
EARTH-DESTROYING MACHINE BURNED (Mexico)
TURKEY SAVED IN OPEN RESCUE (Czech Republic)
NIGHT OF SABOTAGE (Chile)
CANDY TRASHING SPREE (Netherlands)
CHICKENS RESCUED FROM SLAUGHTERHOUSE (Spain)
PHOTOS, COMMUNIQUE RELEASED FROM PHEASANT FARM RAID (Italy)
The French government-owned power monopoly EdF and the German power giant E.ON have warned the British government they may be forced to drop plans to build a new generation of nuclear power plants in that country unless the government scales back its targets for wind power.
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Contrary to the endless media brainwashing about “change” towards a far more peaceful and just world, what we are actually being offered is more of the same thing: More racist propaganda, more repression at home and more genocides abroad…
Protest in person or by email this Friday 27 March the sacking of 5 Mitie cleaners including Unite shop steward Edwin Pazmino sacked from the Willis Group building in the City of London.
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, March 26th, 2009.
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Here's a detailed map of London's financial district (known as the City or the Square Mile) with numerous focal points ranging from big banks and financial institutions to carbon traders and other climate criminals. As a bonus, two maps of the ExCeL centre, where the G20 summit will be held, are also included.
The track of the Italian neo consolidates after interrogations in Rome yesterday by Judge Fernando Andreu. Two neo-known prisoners of war by his actions yesterday in recounting dirty agreed that in those years there was a farmhouse near Barcelona where he was abducted a member of ETA, which the dates could not be other than Eduardo Moreno Bergaretxe. Even provide the name of the house: "The Factory".