Anti arms activist found guilty in Cardiff demo case

October 24th: A jury has found peace activist Deidre Murphy guilty of calling in a bomb hoax in March during protests against the Cardiff arms fair, as several other similar cases hit the trial stages.

Four more spycop names to be released

October 23rd: The grindingly slow Undercover Policing Inquiry looks set to release four more spycops’ cover names following comments from chairman John Mitting — which comes as accusations grow that the Met is succeeding in neutering the inquiry.

Manchester homeless call out council ‘one way ticket’ scandal

October 19th: Following revelations that Manchester Council has spent £10,000 on one-way tickets to push rough sleepers out of the city, activists have been expressing their disdain for executives’ excuses that the measure is aimed at “reconnecting” people with relatives who can help.

Protests as austerity rises in Dundee

October 17th: Dundee Against Austerity joined a protest picket line at Kings Cross Hospital yesterday against a wide range of austerity cuts which have been announced by both the local council and Tayside Health Board, which recently announced it had accrued a major budget deficit.

Manchester Council gears up for eviction of the Addy

October 9th: Andy Burnham’s Labour administration found itself in yet another mess over homelessness today as it made its first abortive attempt to scare a self-organised homeless group off an occupied site in Hulme — just days after pledging to “end homelessness” in Manchester.

Picturehouse strike on a high as it goes into day two

October 8th: Following on from intimidatory efforts by bosses at Cineworld’s Picturehuse subsidiary, including redundancies which critics say seem aimed at scaring union organisers into silence, pickets are going strong tonight in the second day of strike action to win the London Living Wage and basic rights.

Solfed: Rail firms are putting profit and power before people

October 3rd: In this short statement, first published at solfed.org.uk, Manchester Solidarity Federation are urging support for rail workers facing dangerous cuts to jobs.

Spycops victims rally at Home Office to demand end to coverups

September 29th: Campaigners for the truth over what happened and who infiltrated swathes of perfectly legal organisations from the disgraced Special Demonstration Squad and the National Public Order Intelligence Unit said they’d had enough yesterday as the Undercover Policing Inquiry continues to stall.

Solidarity doubles fundraising target for burned Bristol Tent City

September 18th: Following a successful weekend for the Bristol Anarchist Bookfair and Radical History Festival more good news has come through from the south-west — solidarity donations to help homeless people whose tent city was burned down on September 9th have more than doubled the campaign target in less than a week.

DSEI arrest count likely to top 100

September 11th: With 56 people detained in the first few days of the DSEI arms fair protests in London and more than 30 arrested just on the 9th, it seems likely the total count for Dsei arrests will top 100 this year, though it’s worth noting that many of these will be “planned” arrests involving lock-ons and