Icelandic activists plead for international help to save ancient wilderness

The Icelandic highlands are the last great expanse of true wilderness left in Western Europ

Something is happening here, but you don't know what it is, do you, Mr Jones?


On Monday 7th March 2005 the UK pressure group the Metric Martyrs Defence Fund - which was established to pay the legal costs of traders prosecuted for using the traditional “Imperial” system weights

CEO tackles bogus environmental group

In the first of a new series of in-depth articles on deceptive corporate lobbying and spin in EU capital Brussels, Amsterdam-based anti-corporate research and lobbying group Corporate Europe Observato

Britain's Trade Unionists Oppose EU Constitution


Britain's trade unionists are gearing up to fight against the neoliberal economic and political programme which is the misnamed "European Constitution".

No rules for the Rich: Tax Havens and Tax Evasion wrecking global economy


On Saturday March 5th, at 10.30 a.m at the French Institute, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7, John Christensen will speak on “No rules for the Rich - How Tax Avoidance is Wrecking the Global Economy

Political prisoners in Grenada: Free the Grenada 17!


Last week, a court in Grenada refused to release 17 men and women who have been held in prison on the island since 1983.

European Commission exposes Member States to risks of genetically engineered crops


Greenpeace today accused the European Commission of exposing EU Member States to the irreversible risks of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and of undermining safety regulations within the EU.

As climate change treaty comes into force, UK research group calls for change of approach

As the Kyoto Protocol at last comes into force, UK-based research group The Corner House has published a statement on climate change which calls for a radical rethink of the way in which the huge envi

European Constitution would turn the clock back to the 1950s


The current President of the European Council of Agriculture Ministers, Mr Fernand Boden of Luxembourg, looked rather stunned when confronted this week by the enormous contradictions between the goals

Brussels to host anti-Bolkestein Demo: ETUC wants 100,000 to be there


The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has issued an appeal for a “Euro-Demonstration” to take place in Brussels on 19 March 2005, immediately before the EU summit. A spokesperson fo

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