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Edinburgh: Offices of Underground Coal Gasification Collaborators Belltree Ltd Shut Down Overnight

On the evening of Weds 15th July an unknown number of activists superglued the doors of oil and gas consultancy firm Belltree Ltd in response to their collaboration with Cluff Natural Resources and the development of Underground Coal Gasification in the Firth of Forth.

Peace campers board nuclear submarine at Faslane, arrested

Two campaigners from Faslane Peace Camp were arrested on Wednesday morning aboard the Royal Navy submarine HMS Ambush at its berth in Faslane.

Security at the site - home to Britain's Trident nuclear weapons and headquarters of the Royal Navy – was again called into question by the protestors' actions.

Peace campers board nuclear submarine at Faslane

Two campaigners from Faslane Peace Camp were arrested on Wednesday morning aboard the Royal Navy submarine HMS Ambush at its berth in Faslane. Security at the site - home to Britain's Trident nuclear weapons and headquarters of the Royal Navy – was again called into question by the protestors' actions. Speaking today following her release from custody, boarding party member Heather Stewart (

International Womens' Day

“These hysterical women”, a feminist collective largely made up of Spanish economic exiles organised a demonstration against the new abortion law passed by the conservative party Partido Popular (PP).

Argentina Files Final Supreme Court Appeal in Global Hedge Fund Debt Case Religious Community Joins IMF, Legitimate Investors and Governments in Opposing Exploitative Hedge Fund Behavior

Argentina will file its final US Supreme Court appeal in the NML Capital hedge fund debt case before this Tuesday, February 18th. Legal observers, economists, investors, the United Nations, the Obama Administration, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the religious community have closely monitored the proceedings.

Gegen Gälisch: the new German purists

Reasons to support women in Spain, against the new anti-abortion Law. “Because it’s my choice.”

 

Jubilee USA Urges Business and Political Leaders at World Economic Forum to End Corporate Tax Avoidance and Support Responsible Solutions to Debt Crisis

Washington, DC - Heads of state, financial ministers, celebrities and representatives from many of the worlds most powerful corporations are meeting in Davos, Switzerland for the 2014 World Economic Forum.

Philippines’ Foreign Debt Payments Dwarf Relief Aid After Typhoon Haiyan

More than a month after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, the country has paid approximately $900 million in debt repayments—more than twice as much as it’s received in pledged aid from countries around the world to support the recovery effort.

Predatory Hedge Funds and Argentina Face Supreme Court Showdown in Landmark Global Poverty Case

Argentina is expected to appeal to the US Supreme Court by mid-February in response to a US 2nd Circuit Court ruling ordering the country to pay $1.33 billion to predatory hedge funds.