Comments in issue 2555

Valentine’s Day 2013: One Billion Rising

by Lotte Reimer

‘If that blue were an eyeshadow, it would look good on you’ (Kimberley Rose, One Billion Rising)

Wales remembers 15 February 2003

by Lotte Reimer

On 15 February, a vigil in Cardiff commemorated the tenth anniversary of the anti-war demonstration in London, the biggest public demonstration in British history.

MPs criticise undercover police for sexual relationships

by David Polden

At least five women are taking legal action against the Metropolitan police, accusing it of causing emotional turmoil and breaching their right to a private life.

Wave of support for climate activists being sued for £5m

by David Polden

There has been a furious response to the news that transnational power company EDF is suing 21 anti-climate change activists for £5m for shutting down an EDF power station in Nottinghamshire for a week.

Freedom Bookshop re-opens after firebombing


On 4 February, Britain’s oldest radical bookshop re-opened for business only three days after being firebombed by persons unknown.

Shock results in northern Ireland quiz

by PN

Readers’ answers to the ‘How much do you know about Northern Ireland?’ quiz in last month’s Peace News have been subjected to a searching but totally unscientific analysis (quibblers have mentioned ‘microscopic sample size’).

‘This is victory’

by Gabriel Carlyle

NATO clarify plans for continuing the occupation after 2014