NO2ID campaigners burnt a giant ID card in front of Manchester Town Hall at 5pm tonight, after a public meeting at the nearby Friends Meeting house. This exclusive video includes an interview with Phil Booth the National Co-ordinator of NO2ID.
In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger describes the basic freedoms being lost in Britain as the ‘national security state’, imported from the United States by New Labour, takes effect.
Don’t believe the big fibs that are put around by commercial vested interests today. They make out that Manchester was some kind of gay wasteland before Canal Street took off in the early 1990’s.
At 9.15pm tonight fireworks erupted from the top of Beetham Tower in Manchester. A topping out ceremony was taking place, marking the completion of the highest point. The Tower stands 171m (561ft) and 47 storeys tall, making it the highest residential development in Europe. Read more in my blog entry (includes a photo):