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13-01-2008 14:23


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Midsummer House Sells Diseased Liver – Demo Report

12-01-2008 21:54

Campaigners continue the fight to take cruel and diseased product off menu of Cambridge restaurant Midsummer House.

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Contact Cllrs about Camden Lab

11-01-2008 23:17

Many of you will remember the news before Christmas that the government had apparently given the go ahead for a new massive research complex to be built at St Pancras. Despite what the story claims, planning permission has not yet been granted by Camden Council for this project, let alone architects or builders engaged.

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Agent Orange

11-01-2008 06:58

Last night I attended a screening of the film "The Last Ghost of War" at IIT Chennai, India, followed by a discussion with Dr Simone Nhu-Mai of the Vietnam Agent Orange Victims Association (VAVA). The film and discussion highlighted the horrific legacy that continues to be felt in Vietnam (in addition to Laos and Cambodia, as well as among war veterans from the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Korea) due to the spraying of herbicides, including the defoliant Agent Orange.

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Latest raids and direct action

08-01-2008 15:30

Dove liberated
More actions reported from Mexico; doves and a turkey are liberated and a furrier is painted. In New Zealand, Auckland Animal Action carry out another raid, liberating 25 hens whilst an association of meat producers website is hacked by activists in Brazil.

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IWW and friends callout to protest Blood Service cuts

08-01-2008 11:00

As part of its ongoing fight to prevent massive cuts in the National Blood Service, the IWW is calling for a demonstration on Thursday 10th January at the NBS Management meeting in London.

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NHS kills theatre nurse, Husband to be deported after inquest

07-01-2008 22:04

A FILIPINO man is being deported from Britain because his wife, who died following a hospital blunder, is no longer working here.

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McDonald's celebrates 25 years in Lincoln

07-01-2008 11:43

On Saturday, McDonald's celebrated 25 years of serving junk food in Lincoln.

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Wastwater - Nuclear Twist

05-01-2008 23:27

Wastwater Twist - Drink of the Future
Wastwater - officially Britain’s favourite view is already tainted by the nuclear industry. .... and Gordon Brown wants to plunder it further with more nuclear build in the UK.

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Save the animals and our moral sense

05-01-2008 15:50

Two demonstrations coming up:-

Thursday 10 January, the weekly demo, and

Saturday 12 January, for the monthly demo

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Big Pharma spends more on marketing than R&D

04-01-2008 10:36

The pharmaceutical industry has long attempted to justify the unaffordablility of medicines by the high costs of research & development. Recently in PLos Medicine Canadian academics Marc-André Gagnon and Joel Lexchin have cast yet further doubt on this fib by demonstrating big pharma spends more on promotion of its products to physicians than R&D in the USA.

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Derby Nurses Claim To Be Too Busy To Meet Union Over Pay Cuts

01-01-2008 13:52

The Derby Evening Telegraph reports:
Nurses working in Derby's hospitals say they have not been able to attend meetings about planned pay cuts because their wards are too short-staffed.

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Lydd airport stopped by..... nuke power ??

28-12-2007 09:43

British Energy, owners of Dungeness B nuclear station have now officially objected to the planed expansion of Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh Kent.

ooer missus, saved by nuclear power ??

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Holiday Season Hypocrisy

23-12-2007 19:47

Christmas is also the time when the national obsession to shop and consume reaches its zenith. It traditionally begins the day after Thanksgiving, runs through Christmas eve, and after the holiday continues into January with plenty of extra buying power from holiday gift cards, year-end bonuses and other resources gotten or borrowed. It's for everything people never knew they wanted until creative advertising wizardry made their lives incomplete without them.

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Severe food shortages, price spikes threaten world population

23-12-2007 15:11

Worldwide food prices have risen sharply and supplies have dropped this year, according to the latest food outlook of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. The agency warned December 17 that the changes represent an “unforeseen and unprecedented” shift in the global food system, threatening billions with hunger and decreased access to food.

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American quarantined for bird flu infection after trip to Pakistan, N.Y. disease

22-12-2007 22:31

The New York State Health Department — working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta — has completed an investigation of a 38-year-old male Nassau County resident who recently returned from Pakistan, where he was exposed to avian influenza, or H5N1, also known as bird flu.

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Eid Charity Comedy Event 2/1/2008 Sheffield USIC

20-12-2007 13:20

United Colours of Islam presents:

Jeff Mirza
Mustaqim Sahir
The Sound of Reason
Prince Abdi
Ahmed & Suhalia

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Bristol podcast - Stop Hinkley Nukes & Merry Christmas All

15-12-2007 21:19

Weekly internet radio arts and current affairs podcast from the Bristol Broadband Co-Operative

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Omaha mall killer Robert Hawkins HAD taken ritalin and ZOLOFT in the past:

15-12-2007 03:10

'Rodriguez said her son's life had been a challenge from the start. She divorced Hawkins' father when the boy was 3-years-old, she said, and by 5 he was taking prescription Ritalin and Zoloft. She said she watched, feeling helpless the way a parent can, as raw anger took root inside her son. '

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Karen Reissman strike suspended

14-12-2007 19:38

150 NHS mental health workers in Manchester who have been on strike since the beginning of November following the sacking of Karen Reissman are to return to work on Monday 17th December, without having secured her reinstatement.
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