UK Newswire Archive
29-01-2010 17:07"Clinton said that a “cornerstone” of European security is the “sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states.” She repeated U.S. calls on Russia to honor the terms of a cease-fire agreement that ended the August 2008 Russia-Georgia war and the administration’s refusal to recognize Russia’s claims of independence for the breakaway Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia." Neither Cliton or the current author bother to recall for us that it was Russia that was the victum of a surprise attack from Georgia, a US "partner." I wonder why?
29-01-2010 16:04FOOD riots broke out in one of India's poorest states yesterday, as prices soar and revolt deepens.
29-01-2010 14:13Get disgruntled sacked workers to give the dirt on AZ
29-01-2010 11:28Recently the Gloucester Arms has been subjected to protests by anti racists due the landlord John Coyne's decision to allow ultra right wing racists the Jobbik Party hold meetings in the pub. This was not a random decision. Coyne [who claims now to be an Irish nationalist] has boards outside the pub offering British troops 20% discount having bought a former IRA pub and banning all the customers. But...Camden police have banned reggae in Camden Town & threatened nightclubs....
29-01-2010 10:24... people needed to go to Calais and take part in supporting this initiative. Look at blog for contacts.
Read on after our event poster for details of event.
29-01-2010 00:23Day 4 of the ongoing eviction of anti opencast site Mainshill sees 9 more arrests
28-01-2010 19:20EDO Decommissioner Elijah Smith has recently been moved from HMP Lewes to HMP Sheppey Cluster (Elmley). He has now spent over one year on remand. Please take a moment to write to him.
28-01-2010 18:47The Gloucester Arms was targeted by anarchists and anti racists for hosting the neo nazi Jobbik Party meetings in the pub and some sort of spat between the IRA and the UDA, rows with local council tenants, residents campaigns, mothers etc.
Does anyone have any latest news as to whether he has in fact been evicted or just warned by the police and council over noise, nonces and nazis in the pub?
28-01-2010 14:40Given that Christos has assumed responsibility for October's robbery in Athens, Alfredo's continued incarceration in appalling conditions, in a state of very bad health as confirmed by a number of doctors, is clearly an act of political revenge.
28-01-2010 14:27As the eastern edge of the EU expands, authorities need more reliable, cost-efficient methods of controlling the movements of people in and out.
28-01-2010 14:16Get up, get out there and fight to close the labs!
28-01-2010 13:40Bradford University Pull Out of Meeting and Talks
An NHS roadshow takes to the streets of Sheffield this week to call on people to prove their support for organ donation and join the NHS Organ Donor Register (ODR). The travelling roadshow is part of a UK-wide campaign to close the gap between the number of people who say they’d be willing to accept an organ if they needed one – 96% - and those who have pledged to donate by joining the ODR, currently 27%.
28-01-2010 12:57By Mark Feeney, Globe Staff
Howard Zinn, the Boston University historian and political activist who was an early opponent of US involvement in Vietnam and a leading faculty critic of BU president John Silber, died of a heart attack today in Santa Monica, Calif, where he was traveling, his family said. He was 87.
28-01-2010 10:25Selina and her children were collected from Yarl's Wood IRC at approximate 8 a.m. yesterday morning and taken to Heathrow airport. They were shocked to find that they were not taken into the airport but round the back in the vehicle and taken to near the plane.
28-01-2010 01:45What's been happening today at the Mainshill eviction? Bulldozers, nets, and a whole lotta singing.