UK Newswire Archive
The protesters were repeatedly cheered by detainees inside, who waved their hands through half-open windows. Some also displayed hand-written placards summerising their suffering and shouted 'freedom' and 'shame on Serco', the private security company that runs Yarl's Wood on behalf of the UK Border Agency.
21-02-2010 19:18STATEMENT ABOUT YESTERDAY’S ARRESTS ON EDL WEBSITE
21-02-2010 17:32Greater Manchester Police (GMP) have today erected a temporary “knife arch”, consisting of a metal detector and sniffer dogs, in Piccadilly Gardens for pedestrians to walk through.
21-02-2010 14:58Poem based on actual recent news events from Afghanistan
21-02-2010 12:43Awrite mah wee muckers? Here's the Glesgie style lowdoon oan the demo opposin' the SDL oan the 20th ay February.
21-02-2010 12:37Childslavery by the Dutch. Children as young as 6 are taken from their parents without any reason and rented out to work in France and Germany and European ministers do NOTHING! Children work up to 18 hours a day or they will get no food.
21-02-2010 05:25Workers for BP in the department of Casanare, Colombia have been protesting, demanding that the oil multinational improves labour conditions, since 23 January.
“We earn $30,000 (£9), this is what we were paid in 2004. Everything has gone up in price. Our salary is the only thing that hasn't increased. After paying food and bills we are left with nothing in the pocket while BP earms millions from Casanare oil. Us poor people need respect too as we are humans, just the same as rich people. And a dignified salary is part of this respect.”
20-02-2010 22:54As part of the No 2010 Olympics Convergence, members of Katzie First Nation and supporters took part in blocking the Golden Ears Bridge spanning the Frazer River between Pitt Meadows and Langley B.C. - Coast Salish Territories.
Back in April 2009, in a speech delivered in Prague, US President Barack Obama articulated his vision of a world free of nuclear weapons.
Since that time, however, the Obama administration has offered very little of substance to push this vision forward.
20-02-2010 17:33Glorious success for the defenders of freedom and all that is good in this land
20-02-2010 14:58All the young men sentenced at Isleworth County Court yesterday afternoon for Violent Disorder during Gaza protests started harsh stints behind bars last night...
20-02-2010 14:29Bath's only occupied social centre has a great new home. Volunteers, get yerselves down here!
20-02-2010 14:19Environmentalists and Trade Unions unite for Climate & Social Justice:
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 7:30pm
O'Neills (Upstairs function room) 20, Trinity St, Central Cardiff
(near the Indoor Market)
With short fillms, speakers and discussion