UK Newswire Archive
18-11-2009 17:19Prison officers at Risley Prison in Warrington and at two prisons in Lancaster took part in wildcat strikes today in solidarity with staff in Liverpool, who walked out on Tuesday. The strike by hundreds of officers forced the governor of HMP Liverpool to bow to the pressure and agree to talks with the Prison Officers’ Association (POA).
18-11-2009 17:02Sunday 22 November 2009 2 to 5pm followed by a special performance of "Prison?" by Charlie Ryder
London Action Resource Centre (LARC), 62 Fieldgate Street, Whitechapel, London, E1
The goal of the event is to provide an opportunity for groups who are already working on issues related to imprisonment – whether it be poverty, policing, criminalization, deaths in custody, violence, drug policy, mental health, racial profiling, immigration detention, sex work or other issues -- to share information, offer mutual support and collectively strategize around how to stop prison expansion in Britain.
18-11-2009 16:51Up to 300 students have been thrown off the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) course at Manchester College. The college says this is because of “an unforeseen error in ESOL enrolment” and changes in government funding.
18-11-2009 16:29Lunchtime Demonstration @ IPS, Monday 30th November 2009, 1pm-1:30pm
18-11-2009 15:51Originally published by at http://www.lasthours.org.uk/news/two-jailed-for-contempt-of-court-in-usa/
Two people, Carrie Feldman and Scott DeMuth have been jailed for refusing to testify in front of a grand jury in Iowa, USA. The two were found to be in contempt of court this Tuesday. Both will be held until they agree to testify or for the duration of the grand jury (another 11 months). By law the longest they could be held is 18 months.
18-11-2009 14:56Another large migrant camp in France was destroyed yesterday, this time in Dunkerque.
Jesus Bruiser, W.O.R.M., Cry Havoc, Criminal X & A Murder Of Crows
Plus: Vegan Food, Raffle & Disco
At The Stockroom, Leadmill Road, Sheffield - 7:30 till late. £4 entry
18-11-2009 10:32The Public Enquiry on the Hastings Link-Road to show the protesters point of view is under way.
18-11-2009 10:28The second part of Ragnor Ironpants look into the links between the English Defence League (EDL) and the BNP…
18-11-2009 09:55barclays cash machines sabotaged
18-11-2009 09:28Organise an event locally for the Don't Nuke the Climate! International Day of Action on Saturday 12 December, and publicise widely!
17-11-2009 21:51victoria station at 7pm friday
17-11-2009 20:13280 arrested, many after being 'kettled' pre-emptively, in groups of up to 50
Central Athens occupied, by cops
Report of shoppers being dragged out of supermarket and arrested
17-11-2009 19:25Published Date: 17 November 2009
SIX people were arrested trying to gain access to the final day of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
The intruders were spotted walking through the front door of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre at around 8.30am this morning.
17-11-2009 18:00Aung San Suu Kyi of Western Sahara detained and deported from her homeland