High-profile figures swell crowds at huge anti-nuke demo
Saturday 27th Feb 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
GREEN candidate Sian Berry’s odds to be London mayor are “much shorter” than Jeremy Corbyn’s when he entered the Labour leadership race, her party’s leader Natalie Bennett will say today.
Speaking at the Green Party spring conference in Harrogate, Ms...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
A PROPOSAL to include rent controls in housing legislation in order to limit rapidly rising costs is backed by more than half of Scotland’s people, Green Party pollsters revealed yesterday.
Almost 54 per cent either strongly or somewhat support a points-based system of rent...
Wednesday 17th Feb 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
A PERMANENT protest camp has been set up over the last week near an experimental fracking site in Surrey.
Oil exploration company Horse Hill Developments began erection last week of a rig to drill for shale oil at the site near Horley.
Yesterday the “community protection...
Saturday 13th Feb 2016
GREEN MP Caroline Lucas warned yesterday that the debate over Britain’s membership of the European Union is being dominated by big business.
Along with left MPs and campaigners, Ms Lucas has formed a new group — Another Europe Is Possible — to make the...
Thursday 11th Feb 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
A GREEN PARTY councillor joined striking workers on the picket lines yesterday after calling on local authorities to halt library closures.
Lambeth councillor Scott Ainslie stood shoulder to shoulder with trade unionists fighting against the closure of five of the borough’s...
Tuesday 9th Feb 2016
THE Green Party appealed yesterday against the BBC’s decision not to give it any TV airtime in the run-up to May’s elections.
Green chief executive Nick Martin has written to BBC director general Tony Hall to complain about the party’s broadcast blackout.
Wednesday 27th Jan 2016
THIRTEEN activists against Heathrow airport expansion were told by a judge yesterday that prison sentences were “almost inevitable” after their protest led to around 25 flights being cancelled.
Plane Stupid members chained themselves to railings by the north runway in July...
Tuesday 26th Jan 2016
THIRTEEN environmental activists accused of chaining themselves to a Heathrow airport runway joined protests outside court on the first day of their trial yesterday.
The members of Plane Stupid campaign group cut through a perimeter fence and chained themselves to the north runway...
Tuesday 19th Jan 2016
GROUSE shooting is contributing to the flooding which has devastated dozens of communities across Britain, the Green Party warned yesterday.
Landowners’ cultivation of moorland to suit grouse breeding — instead of managing it to prevent flooding — allows water to pour...
Saturday 16th Jan 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain