19/10/2012   Live exports partial ban success

After the death of 45 sheep Thanet Council’s ban on animal exports at Ramsgate, opposed by the NFU, has been overturned by the High Court acting for 3 Dutch companies. Live exports have ceased at Ipswich but they may resume or find an alternative port.

29/09/2012   Life-saving "smart" aid rubbished by the Right

EU aid increasingly focused on the poorest people and countries has been attacked by the UK press and described as “farcical” by Tory Eurosceptic Dominic Raab. Fight back with campaigners ONE.org.

07/09/2012   Cull ignores trial results and dangers of night-time shooting

Although a 10 year study concluded that “badger culling can make no meaningful contribution to cattle TB control”, the government plans to license the shooting of thousands of badgers. Keeping culling locations secret will risk night-shooting fatalities, against all professional safety advice.

24/08/2012   £675m taken from Lottery for 2012 Olympics

Hold the government to account on its promise to repay Lottery money “diverted” to pay for the London Olympics. Thousands of charities lost funding and won’t see it back for up to 25 years.

17/08/2012   Join Disabled People Against Cuts for the ATOS games !

Sponsoring the Paralympics are the DWP’s disabled benefit slashers ATOS. Support DPAC’s 5 days of protest against the government contractor that is wrecking disabled peoples’ lives for £110m a year.

24/07/2012   DEA threat to public access wifi

Ofcom are consulting on a new version of the Digital Economy Act’s ‘Initial Obligations Code’. But Ofcom and the Government have refused to create an exception for wifi providers. This could stifle wifi provision and target individuals unfairly. Now is your chance to tell them why the DEA is still bad news.

18/07/2012   No justice for Jimmy Mubenga's family

Photo: Claire Butler 29/10/11Photo: Claire Butler 29/10/11Crying out that he couldn’t breathe, Jimmy Mubenga died being “restrained” by G4S guards on a forced repatriation flight from Heathrow. Against evidence within G4S and the Home Office about the dangers of restraint techniques, no charges are to be brought by the CPS.

29/06/2012   Goodbye ACTA, hello TPP?

Now that all 5 committees of MEPs have rejected ACTA the likelihood is that the July 4 full plenary vote will kill it off. But now the secretive, multi-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement threatens the future of the internet’s global infrastructure.

22/06/2012   World's worst polluters sponsor 'greenest' Olympics

London’s 2012 “most environmentally friendly ever” Olympics are sponsored by BP, Dow and Rio Tinto, but campaigning groups have been ignored by the Organising Committee LOCOG. Now you can ask your MP to support the Greenwash Gold early day motion.