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Occupy London to put the one per cent on trial as it brings abandoned court back to life

As Occupy London Stock Exchange occupation prepares to present its case at the High Court today, Occupy London supporters have liberated a disused court house – Old Street Magistrate’s Court – in London‘s East End alongside a group of military veterans, Occupy Veterans.
The opening of Occupy London’s fourth occupation, will see the movement conducting[...]

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City of London Corporation and investment bank UBS on trial – Occupy London and the Bank of Ideas ready for High Court this Monday

This Monday 19 December looks set to be a big day for Occupy London and the Bank of Ideas as both will be appearing in court. Occupy London will be defending an action brought by the City of London Corporation to prohibit the use of tents at St Paul’s Churchyard. The Bank of Ideas will[...]

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Occupy London gathers today for Bradley Manning and this Sunday walks for peace

A day after accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning’s pre-trial hearing began in the US, Occupy London, UK Friends of Bradley Manning, Veterans for Peace, London Catholic Workers and others will meet today for a gathering outside the US Embassy at 2pm. 17 December marks Bradley Manning’s 24th birthday, the second that he has spent in[...]

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Big Green Day this Sunday at St Paul’s – Occupying for people and planet

On Sunday 18 December, Occupy London will hold an event on environment and the economy. The event will take place in the camp at St Paul’s from 10am to late evening featuring expert speakers, debates, workshops, films, art and poetry. [1]
 
Speakers include Andrew Simms (New Economics Foundation), Ann Pettifor (Green New Deal Group), Joe[...]

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Bank of Ideas offers UBS £5 for continued use of its building; ‘Save Our Shelter’ exhibition; pensioners support

The Bank of Ideas prepares to return to the High Court on Monday 19 December having been granted an appeal to get UBS’ injunction discharged
Launches ‘Save Our Shelter’ Exhibition
Occupy London announces news about UBS’s claims that the current rateable value of the Bank of ideas building is just 5 pounds
‘Shared Appreciation Mortgage’[...]

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Occupy Hackney – an update from D15 Occupy Everywhere

Occupy Hackney had a great afternoon in Mare Street with more than over forty Hackney based occupiers coming together. 
There was a local samba band, cinema in the evening screened onto the wall of the old town hall,  lots of people stopping and asking questions, kids dancing,  flyers given out plus some interactive boards with[...]

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Occupy London horses around in the City; tells Lloyds enough is enough – no more taking taxpayers for a ride

Jesse Jackson and others to speak at St Paul’s at 3pm today
Occupy London announce meeting point for 6pm action is Piccadilly Circus
Update on Occupy Everywhere across the UK

Today, 15 December (#D15), Occupy London, as part of its day of creative action – Occupy Everywhere – targeted Lloyds Banking Group, with some equine[...]

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Bank of Ideas this Friday – launch of ‘Save our Shelter’ Exhibition

As the Bank of Ideas prepares to return to the High Court on Monday 19 December, having been granted an appeal to get UBS’ injunction discharged, this Friday sees it launch the ‘Save our Shelter’ Exhibition – an extensive mixed media exhibition on the history of squatting, giving the inside story, countering much of the[...]

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Occupy Everywhere this Thursday #D15; Jesse Jackson to visit; an East London church shows how to Occupy Everywhere

Occupy London releases schedule for Occupy Everywhere, including visit of Jesse Jackson to St Paul’s this Thursday at 3pm

Launches new Occupy toolkit for communities around the UK; Invites you to get creative and get involved

Check out All Hallow’s Church in Bow, East London, who have a tent in their nativity scene, in support[...]

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