UK Newswire Archive
29-11-2009 18:54The following gives the unsavoury flavour of the depth of corruption. The second article goes into greater detail concerning official corruption in this case. It is time honourable Members of Parliament took up the baton and demand answers. The behaviour of police and the judiciary is typical of the Middle Ages, not of the 21st century!
29-11-2009 18:23A group of council tenants and council home owners in West Lancashire is fighting plans to demolish their homes and replace them with apartments for private sale. Why do so many regeneration plans do so little for the less well off?
29-11-2009 16:30TIME: 12:45pm
PLACE: London, Berkeley Square (come out of Green Park Tube Station, turn
left, and then left again up Berkeley St. Meet next to the statue in the
middle of the green)
Places: central london/ westminster
29-11-2009 15:39We're celebrating the safeguarding of Swallow's Wood (for the time being at least!).
8pm, Saturday 12th December 2009
The Bull's Head Pub, Old Road, Tintwistle SK13 1JY
29-11-2009 14:21The Banks think they had a luck escape with the recent Supreme Court Judgement. However, they are in a the process of creating a greater crisis for themselves. A crisis where customers charges banks for services because the banks are settling County Court Cases on the basis of the Supreme Court Judgement and not on the facts.
29-11-2009 09:56A NEW protest has been called by downland campaigners in Worthing, West Sussex.
29-11-2009 08:26THERE will be a chance to find out more about South Coast Indymedia on Sunday December 6.
29-11-2009 04:02Since the recent debut of the "Manifesto for Radical Abolition" ( http://negotiationisover.com/?page_id=3738) and our Total Liberation Facebook group ( http://www.facebook.com/group.php?v=app_2373072738&gid=309613730182#/group.php?v=wall&gid=309613730182), people from all over the world
have expressed gratitude for our critiques and project, while eagerly
requesting suggestions for promoting total liberation. What follows are
thirteen practical strategies.
29-11-2009 00:37As the hunger strike of Western Saharan human rights activist enters its third week, the US State Department have issued a statement expressing concern for her well being and urging " a speedy determination of her legal status and full respect for due process and human rights.”
On the 28th a large demonstration was held in Brighton outside the bank's North Street branch, a letter was handed in to the branch manager, thousands of leaflets were given out and two Barclays customers, after reading the leaflet, told picketers that they would close their accounts. A Barclays spokesperson, speaking to the Brighton Argus, said “Barclays Group provides financial services to the defence sector within a specific policy framework." One can only guess that framework is to generate as much profit as possible for themselves
The mobilisation is seen very much in relation to the COP15 UN climate conference taking place in Copenhagen 7th - 18th December (see http://www.anti-omc2009.org/spip.php?article8).
This afternoon clashes broke out as parts of the crowd attacked property smashing windows of banks and shops and setting a number of cars on fire. Police used tear gas, concussion greandes and water cannon. Further protests are scheduled with the WTO meeting starting on Monday 30th November, ten years exactly since the famous Seattle WTO protests.
28-11-2009 20:40There are things You never gonna hear on BBC News;)