UK Newswire Archive
22-09-2000 21:16Friday saw people from London Reclaim the Streets get up far too early to greet employees of Fidelity Investments in the City of London.
21-09-2000 15:37Hundreds of Environmentalists stage a sit-in at Al Gore
Campaign office,to protest the vice president ties to Occidental Petroleun, which plans to drill for oil on sacred
21-09-2000 08:00Prague authorities have revoked permits for all street demonstrations on September 26th.
This obvious abuse of power probably won't stop the thousands of activists gearing up to disrupt the IMF/World Bank meetings next week.
Activists from around the globe can also help out by signing the open protest letter to Czech President Vaclav Havel (once political prisoner himself), and by faxing it to his office and/or sending email.
18-09-2000 17:22The Electronic Telegraph makes some staggering mistakes.
18-09-2000 15:31After the fuel tax protesters lose their momentum, they will not be allowed to challenge the national moral purpose again. And neither will the unions.
15-09-2000 16:33Border stoppages and info plus police preparing
15-09-2000 02:28José Bové, one of the leaders of the Confédération Paysanne, an organisation of French farmers, has been convicted to three months in prison for destroying a McDonalds in Millau in August '99. The Confédération Paysanne, an organisation of French farmers, has been very active in the movement against corporate-led globalisation. José Bové and others from the Confédération Paysanne were quite visible in Seattle.
14-09-2000 19:58Poster for your car, or wherever
14-09-2000 15:09A major cult is advertizing its 'services' on London Under ground, in the Evening Standard newspaper, and in the spring used the Selfridges Hotel in Oxford St to hold an exhibition.
14-09-2000 14:05By midnight the fuel tax protest looked set to develop into full scale emergency. Scottish fishermen had blockaded the Clyde at Glasgow, the NHS was on red alert, the army was set to move in, then the main organizer in Ellesmere called a halt at 5am.
14-09-2000 11:32Food bus denied entry on german border
by e 2:36pm Wed Sep 13 '00
14-09-2000 07:02Australian Taxi companies have offered their drivers free speed to help them keep going 24 hours per day for the duration of the Sydney Olympic Games, news website www.thebladder.com.au reported today.
13-09-2000 18:43"Something" is happening, beyond doubt, because I saw it, (honest), but what is it ? It seems presumptive to form a set opinion before ascertaining the cause, and possible direction of this "something".
13-09-2000 17:05Here's news of an action that hasn't taken place. Where are all the defenders of our countryside, permaculturists, feral spirits?
Why aren't the steps to the courthouse thronged with concerned people?
Has the rape of our land by Biotech Barons become a non-issue?
13-09-2000 17:0418:00 BST. Truckers have departed from Trafalgar Sq and Park Lane. At a steady 10kph they headed along to Marble Arch, then dispersed westwards, possibly to block the Westway (Main road to Bristol and Cardiff), or maybe to head home for fried eggs, tea and to watch the telly.
13-09-2000 15:413 tankers made it out of Texaco's distribution centre in the Sunderland port.
Two picketers were arrested for obstruction at the refinery.