British nuclear directorate evasive about plant stormwater issue 25-2-2010

February 25, 2010

The Celtic League are continuing to press the HSE Nuclear Directorate (ND) about the monitoring of storm water outfalls at Sellafield following the unusual weather event in November 2009. So far the ND seem reticent about commenting on events at that time (see

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MANNIN: Police spied on themselves but it’s secret 25-2-2010

February 25, 2010

The veil of secrecy surrounding the degree to which the Manx Police force spied on itself is so sensitive that even the number of warrants issued, covering serving and former Police Officers, cannot be revealed. That is the startling response to a query

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BREIZH: Reunification on the political agenda 23-2-2010

February 23, 2010

Two Breton groups are intent on putting the issue of Breton reunification on the political agenda this weekend, by organising a mass demonstration in the city of Naoned/Nantes. This Saturday (27th February 2010) people are being urged to travel to Nantes from all

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IRELAND: Broadhaven Bay policing issue COE respond 23-2-2010

February 23, 2010

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe (COE) has reiterated that the CPT will take `due account’ of the issue of the use of military forces to assist the policing of civil protest during its visit to Ireland in 2010. The Celtic

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MANNIN: Police patrol report 21-2-2010

February 21, 2010

A graphic insight into the operations of the anti-daubing police patrols operating on the Isle of Man has been provided by a young man who contacted the General Secretary (GS) of the Celtic League, Rhisiart Tal-e-bot. He recounts his experiences when stopped on

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WALES: Plaid issue discussion paper for Welsh legal system 21-2-2010

February 21, 2010

Plaid Cymru has called for the establishment of a unique Welsh legal system in order to reflect the growing body of Welsh legislation that has developed since 1999. In many ways this would replicate the existing legal distinctions apparent in the current Scottish

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IRELAND: Flawed murder inquiries continue despite UN criticism 21-2-2010

February 21, 2010

The British government seems to be disregarding United Nations criticisms of the independence and credibility of inquiries established into the murders of several prominent individuals in Northern Ireland. The Celtic League had written to the Northern Ireland Office asking what steps it was

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MANNIN: Measured response but faux pas from Chief Constable 21-2-2010

February 21, 2010

The Chief Constable (CC) of the Isle of Man police has refuted claims that there is any crackdown on Nationalists on the Isle of Man. Mike Langdon was responding to concerns articulated by the Celtic League who said that rumours were circulating widely

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Decorated former Garda in Manx employment fight 21-2-2010

February 21, 2010

An ex Garda diver, who has several decorations for bravery, including one for his role in the Belderrig Cave Rescue in 1997, is involved in a bitter employment dispute with the Isle of Man government. The plight of Sean O’Connell was highlighted in

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KERNOW: St. Piran’s day holiday campaign 15-2-2010

February 15, 2010

Calls by the Celtic League in Cornwall for St Piran’s day to be designated a public holiday for 21,000 workers employed by Cornwall County Council (CCC) have received a boost with publicity on BBC Cornwall. (See below): https://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/cornwall/8512376.stm Six Town Councils in Cornwall

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