October 2011

UK anti-terror law spying abuse by local councils

Johnny GreatexThe Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) was brought in by Tony Blair’s Labour government in 2000 to combat terrorism. But UK local authorities also used the surveillance legislation to investigate minor offences, including checking ...

Blatant 'state takeover' behind EU and US Libyan operation

Having taken over Libya, NATO exposed its hypocrisy towards protecting civilian lives, letting the revolutionary forces shell loyalist cities and assault them despite great losses among the civilian population. ­For over two days now, Libya's interim ruler ...

Music fans name 'worst songs of the 1980s'

Let’s face it - the 1980s gave us a lot of bad, cheesy and embarrassing music.  But is the worst song the decade of Rubik’s cubes and leg warmers produced really the number 1 hit We Built This City by the group Starship?  It is, according to ...

Demonstrators defending health service to stop London traffic

Sam SpokonyThousands of people are expected to join a protest outside Parliament on Sunday as part of a demonstration against the Government's controversial health reforms.Direct action group UK Uncut said trade unionists, pensioners, comedians including J ...

Racist dolls sale sparks protest by town hall politician

 A councillor is protesting against a gift shop over its decision to sell controversial golliwog dolls.Sutton Councillor Lester Holloway has organised the protest outside the Memory Lane gift shop in Times Square shopping centre, after branding the do ...

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