UK Newswire Archive
29-10-2009 19:57There will be Climate Emergency Conference at South Camden Community School on November 7th 2009. Vegans have pointed out the the meat and dairy industry contribution to Cliamte Chaos has not been included on the agenda for the meeting. So please attend if you have any contribution on the subject of carbon emissions via animal methane etc. 12 noon to 6pm, MEP speakers etc.
29-10-2009 19:18The UK 2011 census will be undertaken by Lockheed Martin. This US corporation is the world’s largest defence company, manufacturing Trident and part owning Aldermaston. US law could allow census data to be passed to the US government. (The following is a draft motion to be presented by Canterbury Green Party to the National Conference. It is not party policy.)
Details of further Bristol based preparations...
In June this year, 33 people died in Peru defending their land and the climate against the state...maybe you could make it to Copenhagen to show some solidarity ?
29-10-2009 18:04Near Unanimous Vote By GMB Members For Strike Action In Brighton Equal Pay “Levelling Down” Pay Dispute
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, www.imemc.org, for Thursday October 29th, 2009.
29-10-2009 16:41Work was stopped for just over half an hour yesterday, as people tried to lock-on to the harvesting machine, but people were met with aggression and violence by the Scottish Woodland workers.
29-10-2009 16:28A copper who lied about being on an emergency call when he knocked over and killed a member of the public in Kent,
29-10-2009 16:17FOLLOWING TWO EXPOSES OF DOGS 4 US REVEALLING HORRIFIC CRUELTY AND ABUSE, WEST YORKSHIRE ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUP HAS LAUNCHED A NEW CAMPAIGN TO CLOSE THEM DOWN. THE FIRST REGIONAL DEMONSTRATION HAS BEEN CALLED, THE DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
29-10-2009 14:44With one month to go till the 10th anniversary of the seattle/euston/worldwide demonstration/protests/riots that successfully disrupted the WTO (and began a process whereby that organisation continues to struggle to get a new round of trade talks going...) and highlighted the growing anti-capitalist, alter-globalist movement of movements, it's time to start planning anniversary actions... Climate Justice Action are organising an N30 Climate Day Of Action
http://www.climate-justice-action.org/news/2009/09/17/n30-climate-day-of-action/#at . Below is some more info on that, and then some info on what happened in the UK/world 10 years ago.
29-10-2009 14:27DEMONSTRATION & LEAFLETING, 1-2PM @ EDITH CAVELL STATUE (BETWEEN NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY AND ST. MARTIN'S IN THE FIELDS, OFF TRAFALGAR SQUARE)
29-10-2009 14:12TIME AFTER TIME ARE A GLOUCESTER VINTAGE STORE AND ARE CURRENTLY SELLING A LARGE AMOUNT OF FUR, INCLUDING FULL-LENGTH FOX, RABBIT AND MINK COATS AND STOLES.
29-10-2009 13:21The arrests where made at 3:35 yesterday afternoon during protest against Astrazeneca use of animals. All who where arrest have know been released
29-10-2009 13:18On April 23rd, Peter Tierney and Steve Greenhalgh of the Merseyside BNP were among the thugs who attacked antifascist leafleters in Liverpool City Centre. Despite their claims of self-defence, assault charges against their chosen anti-fascist fall guy were dropped months ago as utterly untenable. Today, at the antifascist's trial, even the flimst criminal damage charges would not stick.
29-10-2009 11:53On the 31st of October, football hooligans, far right extremists and Islamophobes from the English Defence League (EDL) plan on invading Leeds with one simple goal - to whip up fear, religious tension and violence. But we can stop this happening.
29-10-2009 10:57Vegan Month aims to encourage people to find out about the benefits of an animal-free diet.