Protesters stockpile gasmasks, sending a clear "Do it, faggot !" message back to Erdogan.
The good news is, journalists and protesters are allowed to come closer than expected to the hotel; the bad news is, they will be subjected to pat downs by a private security firm.
A protester at the Occupy protest camp at the foot of St Paul's Cathedral has been cleared of raping a woman in one of the tents.
Around 1,000 people marched through the streets of Leeds today, Saturday, against the Tories' hated bedroom tax.
Is there any better way to protest?
Thousands of activists protested in 52 towns across Britain on Saturday demanding the government axe a new "bedroom tax" that will reduce benefits for people with a spare room.
The energy company EDF has dropped a £5m civil lawsuit against a group of 21 activists who occupied one of its gas-fired power plants for a week in October 2012, in a move described by supporters of the demonstrators as a "humiliating climbdown"
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of more than 20 Portuguese cities on Saturday in a fightback against government austerity measures.
The Bulgarian government was officially dissolved on Wednesday with the resignation of Prime Minister Boiko Borisov as thousands took to the street to protest against high electricity bills and declining living standards.
Workers across the European Union are staging a series of protests and strikes against rising unemployment and austerity measures.
She’s protesting banks — but still getting a bailout.The Florida housewife who abandoned her family to join Occupy Wall Street is divorcing, giving up custody of her four kids and taking a big payout from her husband.Professional protester Stacey Hessler is legally splitting from her hubby, Curtiss, but not before waltzing off with a portfolio that includes cash and his 401(k) retirement fund, filled with stocks and other instruments of American capitalism.
This will be a huge event, and we hope the great numbers attending will make the strongest possible statement against austerity. The event will be carefully stewarded, and we aim to make it as safe, accessible, and family friendly as possible so that we can attract the biggest possible turn-out from all those whose lives and communities are being damaged by the cuts.
The demonstrator resisted relocation when he appeared to be crushed by the huge vehicle on the orders of the Chinese government in Changsha, Hunan Province.
The tuition increase that triggered such social strife in Quebec was cancelled Thursday during an action-packed first full day in office for the Parti Quebecois government.
Two of the largest trade unions have set themselves on a path that could lead to a 2m-strong “super union” and warned of joint strikes next spring over public sector pay.
In Zimbabwe - the Chinese diamond mining firm Anjim Investments has sacked 1500 workers who participated in a strike over pay, and better working conditions. The workers were demanding a rise from $235 a month, to $650 a month.
The Spanish field workers union the SAT has gone en masse to two supermarkets to take food by direct action. Unemployed fieldworkers and other members of the union went to two supermarkets, one in Ecija (Sevilla) and one in Arcos de la Frontera (Cadiz) and loaded up trolleys with basic necessities.
As Mariano Rajoy announces new austerity measures, capital welcomes miners fighting huge cuts in subsidies
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Quebec students and the provincial government return to talks Tuesday in an attempt to end to a sometimes violent months-long dispute over tuition hikes that has led to more than 2,500 arrests.
Trade union opposition to the government's austerity programme will be stepped up this week as two of Britain's most powerful private and public sector unions prepare to deepen their alliance, while the Trades Union Congress will confirm that a massive protest march will be held in London on 20 October.
An Occupy Wall Street protester has been charged with dumping human faeces and urine in two Manhattan locations. Jordan Brooks Amos is said to have been among a group filmed dumping the waste at an open-air plaza on the corner of Nassau and Cedar streets on March 14. Some 20 minutes later one of those among the group was also filmed emptying a bucket of the noxious stuff into a Chase ATM vestibule on Water St.