UK Newswire Archive
20-03-2010 09:35On Saturday the first of May 2010 there will be a massive Mayday festival right in the middle of Parliament Square. This is to mark ten years since the first Mayday anti-capitalist day of action which also took place in Parliament Square. Only this time we will be there in even greater numbers! This years Mayday event also coincides with the forthcoming general election which takes place just a few days later.
20-03-2010 08:29A 23 year old male Dutch activist has been remanded in prison following suspicion of releasing 5,000 mink from a fur farm in the Netherlands.
20-03-2010 01:17March 16th - Court update from WCA / Vestas crane action that took place last September
This was a 'Workers Climate Action' Blade Blockade action in support of and in solidarity with the Vestas workers who occupied their offices last year after losing their jobs.
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19-03-2010 23:57Birmingham Protest - Vigil and petitioning
Saturday 20th March12-2pm
Victoria Square, Birmingham City Centre
19-03-2010 23:10Manchester City Council is delivering just 13 per cent of affordable housing required in the area, according to homeless charity Shelter’s new ‘Housing League Table’ website.
Badi Tebani was sleeping in his bed with his wife at about 4.30am when his door was smashed in and 20 men piled into his home in Finsbury Park.
Speaking to the Tribune yesterday (Thursday), he said: “I heard lots of voices – and the voice of my son. Cries for help. Shouting. I thought it was burglars come to steal from my house. But it was the police.”
19-03-2010 17:12After Nick Griffin's BNP meeting in Sutton last weekend was met with protests, he's blamed the labour party for attacking the venue!
Amply documented, Israel and Turkey are partners in the planned US aerial attacks on Iran, which have been in an advanced state of readiness since mid-2005.
19-03-2010 13:50For 5 months the Black Cat Community Centre has been providing a free, inclusive space for community events. It has hosted open mic nights, poetry sessions, yoga and dance classes, debt advice centres, meetings and many more events based upon demand and all free of charge – all have been keenly taken up by the people of Bath. This project is run by full-time volunteers using abandoned buildings otherwise going to waste. The council, in its infinite wisdom, has decided that this kind of blatant altruism and community solidarity must come to an end before the people start expecting the council to provide a decent service, and as such are sending bailiffs in to evict us so that the Riverside Studios may once again stand empty gathering dust.
19-03-2010 13:27Europe´s elites fear unrest in Greece this summer. Rumours about use of EU-special force DENGFOR. This Saturday, 20th March in Essen, city in Germany: protest march against cuts in health care and social benefits, at 12 noon. Athens, same day, same time rally in memory of Lambros Foundas
19-03-2010 13:24We failed to stop them marching in London, lets take the lessons learnt from Edinburgh and lets make this happen.
19-03-2010 11:14Eco/veggie Fayre,Hove Town hall 20/03/10 featuring Guerrila Gardening Talk and call to troops!!
Encircling Iran with wars and threatening gas supplies to possibly the world’s top future gas customer – China – is the real deal. US actions are more accurately seen as putting a knife to the energy arteries of a world economy that it will no longer be able to dominate.