I understand that residents in Manchester’s gay village area have mounted a legal challenge over the closure of streets during the annual Manchester Pride ‘Big Weekend’. Since 2003 the area has been fenced off over the August Bank Holiday — from Friday evening until the early hours of Monday morning.
Labour Member of Parliament Austin Mitchell, a photographer himself, has tabled an early day motion supporting the rights of people who take pictures in public places.
The illegal invasion and war in Iraq has cost every person in Britain (all sixty million of us) £88 each. ‘The figures were released as MPs protested about the plight of Britain’s NHS hospitals’: The Independent.
South Africa’s parliament has voted to legalise same-sex weddings – the first African country to approve such unions.
The controversial Civil Union bill was passed by 230 votes to 41.
One of my favourite TV programmes as a kid. As far as I can make out, this series has never been released on video or DVD in the UK (and probably not in the US either). The last time I remember it being on terrestrial TV here was in the Granada ITV region in 1990. […]
In all the hype that surrounds Rocketboom there is one question that has always gone unanswered.
So many soldiers are absconding from the British Army due to the war in Iraq that the Government is planning to change the definition of ‘desertion’.