Flowers laid after migrant death at airport holding centre

Article published: Friday, August 9th 2013

Flowers have been laid after a man from Pakistan died at Pennine House short term holding facility at Manchester Airport.

Campaigners demand release of Bolton EDL demo report as riot cop found not guilty

Article published: Friday, June 21st 2013

Anti-fascist campaigners have demanded that a police watchdog releases its report into a 2010 English Defence League (EDL) demonstration in Bolton after two officers were cleared of perverting the course of justice.

Reclaim the power, say No Dash for Gas activists

Article published: Friday, June 7th 2013

Climate activists have said they hope to “encourage and inspire” people to fight for democracy and strike back against climate change after escaping prison sentences for successfully shutting down a gas-fired power plant last year.

EDL dwarfed by bedroom tax demo

Article published: Saturday, June 1st 2013

Just 60 members of far right organisation the English Defence League (EDL) took to the streets of Manchester today in one of several marches across the country widely condemned as an attempt to exploit the murder of Middleton soldier Lee Rigby.

Unionists criticise police account of blacklist hit and run horror

Article published: Friday, May 17th 2013

Greater Manchester Police’s description of the events leading up to a 64-year old trade unionist receiving serious injuries from a hit and run incident at an anti-blacklisting protest has been branded “disgraceful”.

This Thursday: Riot from Wrong screening at Salford’s Black Lion

Article published: Wednesday, October 31st 2012

A DIY documentary created by 14 young people from inner London to express their experiences of last year’s riots will be screened this Thursday at Salford’s Black Lion pub as part of the Future Artists Film and Media festival.

Man with mental health issues given four months for “offensive” T-shirt

Article published: Thursday, October 11th 2012

A Bury man who claims a history of disputes with Greater Manchester Police has been jailed for four months for wearing a T-shirt overwritten with offensive comments hours after the deaths of two officers.