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2008-10-06 18:00:26

Midland organisations today joined criticism of the energy giant e.on for its plans to build the UK's first coal plant in three decades.

2008-09-04 00:00:17

By Michael McCarthy Environment Editor THE Nasa scientist who first drew attention to global warming 20 years ago appeared in a British court yesterday as a key witness in support of climate change activists charged with damaging a power station.

2008-08-11 00:00:29

By James Marriott Podium ThE GREAT gathering of tents that is the Climate Camp is spread across a field midway between the villages of Hoo St Werburgh and High Halstow in north Kent.

2008-08-05 00:00:15

By Mark Hughes Hundreds of riot police pushed back protesters at the Kingsnorth coal power station climate camp in Kent yesterday, as officers raided the site and made eight arrests. Kent Police seized four men aged between 24 and 45 for public order offences in dawn skirmishes.

2008-07-31 00:00:34

Home News IN BRIEF *Environmental campaigners have set up a camp against climate change close to Kingsnorth power station in Kent before a week-long protest against plans by E.ON to build Britain's first new coal- fired plant for more than 30 years.

2008-07-11 09:00:00

By Michael McCarthy Environment Editor Green activists are vowing to force their way into one of Britain's biggest power stations next month in what will be the most serious clash yet between the burgeoning climate change protest movement and the authorities.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.