May Day Newswire

May Day Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for May Day.

Results 1 - 20 of 63 in May Day

  1. North East Wales Diversity Festival 'aims to celebrate difference'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Flintshire Standard

    WHEN North East Wales Diversity Festival takes place on May Day it will be a spring festival for the 21st century. On Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, the centre of Connah's Quay will be filled to overflowing with food, music, art and fashion from all sectors of society.

    Comment?

  2. Couples offer advice for everlasting loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Concord Monitor

    ... for Germans, like Gerda. Dave was on weekend leave from Fort Dix in New Jersey. Gerda took him to a German party for May Day. David continued to make weekend trips from New Jersey to D.C. to visit. The couple was married just a few months later, on ...

    Comment?

  3. Brazilian prosecutor subpoenas former President da SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this May 1, 2015, file photo, Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva delivers a speech during a May Day rally in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    Comment?

  4. American Apparel ex-CEO tells court of 'character assassination'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Dov Charney, the founder of American Apparel, told a U.S. judge on Thursday the board threatened "character assassination" if he fought his removal as chief executive in 2014, in testimony that could determine control of the bankrupt teen retailer. Dov Charney speaks during a May Day rally protest march for immigrant rights, in downtown Los Angeles May 1, 2009.

    Comment?

  5. Perspective: Lessons from anarchy, Ybor and the original age of terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Socialists, communists and anarchists appropriated May 1 as International Workers' Day. The Tribune reacted to May Day and the flying of black flags: "Left to himself, the cigarmaker is a fairly good citizen. But unfortunately, there is another ...

    Comment?

  6. Photographer's favorites: DeAnn KomaneckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | SavannahNow

    ... Brianna Morton models a parasol created by Erin Bendig. DeAnn Komanecky/Effingham Now Rincon Elementary's annual May Day celebration is always a favorite event of mine to photograph. This year was no different, with lots of little ones dressed in ...

    Comment?

  7. OPA urged to take new look at May Day blast ball concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | KOMO News

    A man hurt by a police blast ball during the May Day riots claims complaints got swept under the rug. Jerry Savage points to an extensive array of public and private videos as his proof, but a city watchdog calls the evidence inconclusive.

    Comment?

  8. Watchdog: SPD needs big May Day reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | KOMO News

    Police and protesters clash during a May Day march Friday, May 1, 2015, in downtown Seattle. SEATTLE - Going too far or keeping the chaos under control? Seattle Police Department tactics have been under close scrutiny from May Day to Ferguson protests.

    Comment?

  9. Last surviving Soviet WWII hero to storm the Reichstag dies aged 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... 30, 1945, after Stalin declared it must be taken by May 1 so news of its capture could be broadcast during Moscow's May Day parades. Although it was later claimed to have been captured by about 11pm on April 30, fighting actually continued into the ...

    Comment?

  10. In Wake Of Paris Attacks, French Nationalists Win Big In Regional ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    France's far right National Front political party leader Marine Le Pen waves at supporters during the National Front's annual May Day rally in Paris May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau The National Front is set to have one of its biggest electoral victories ever after coming out on top in the opening round of France's regional elections.

    Comment?

  11. Former CEO Dov Charney says exploring plans to revive American ApparelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    American Apparel owner Dov Charney speaks during a May Day rally protest march for immigrant rights, in downtown Los Angeles May 1, 2009.. American Apparel Inc founder and former Chief Executive Dov Charney said he was exploring plans with potential and existing investors and industry executives to revive the bankrupt company.

    Comment?

  12. Proposed 20,000-people music festival set to be scrapped as licence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | South End Standard

    ... hearing listed for December 18 has been cancelled and an application for a music festival at Barleylands on the May Day weekend next year has been withdrawn." Organisers had applied for a licence to allow a maximum of 20,000 visitors a day on the ...

    Comment?

  13. Cuba hobbles doctors' overseas travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | NWAonline

    In this May 1, 2014 file photo, doctors parade in the May Day march in Havana, Cuba. The Cuban government announced on the front page of state media Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, that doctors in specialties that have been drained by large-scale emigration in recent years will now be required to get permission from Health Ministry officials in order to leave the country.

    Comment?

  14. Cuba imposes travel permit for doctors to limit brain drainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this May 1, 2014 file photo, doctors parade in the May Day march in Havana, Cuba. The Cuban government announced on the front page of state media Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, that doctors in specialties that have been drained by large-scale emigration in recent years will now be required to get permission from Health Ministry officials in order to leave the country.

    Comment?

  15. ger of the Week: Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama SawantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Truthdig

    Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, right, looks on as translator hold's up a fist at a May Day rally in support of immigrant rights and a boost in the minimum wage, May 1, 2015. Every week the Truthdig editorial staff selects a Truthdigger of the Week, a group or person worthy of recognition for speaking truth to power, breaking the story or blowing the whistle.

    Comment?

  16. Sizzling News: Baconfest 2016 Dates AnnouncedRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Local Tourist

    ... Baconfest 2016 will return to the UIC Form and will be a two-day affair on April 30 and May 1. You might be saying "May Day!" after eating and drinking your weight in candied meat, but it will be a happy cry for help. Saturday Lunch - April 30 11:00 ...

    Comment?

  17. Judge lists damage of Milan May 1 marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | ANSA.it

    Milan, November 12 - A total of 10 banks, 44 cars and 18 shop windows were destroyed during violent May Day clashes in Milan this year, according to the arrest order of 10 Italian and Greek anarchist protesters. The most serious violence occurred along Largo d'Ancona in central Milan, according to the preliminary investigation judge, with protesters also targeting the Palazzo delle Stelline in Corso Magenta.

    Comment?

  18. Obama running out of immigration optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | USA Today

    Obama running out of immigration options The president can still tinker with immigration enforcement, but not much Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1NHPcR3 Manuel Vazquez, 20, of Raleigh, North Carolina, front, attends a May Day immigration reform rally by the White House in Washington, on Saturday, May 1, 2010. With another devastating ruling by a federal appeals court, President Obama may be running out of options in his quest to remake the nation's immigration system before he leaves office.

    Comment?

  19. The week in news: 10 stories you may have missed from last weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Maldonandburnham Standard

    ... Council for permission to play live music at Barleylands Farm until 10.30pm, and sell alcohol until 2am over the May Day weekend. The Uprising Music Festival , which would offer a campsite for revellers, could be staged at the popular family ...

    Comment?

  20. This Timeline Explains How the 40-Hour Workweek Came AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... workday. Many employers refused to cooperate, and a massive strike erupted in Chicago. That day became known as "May Day." May 19, 1869: President Ulysses S. Grant issued a proclamation that guaranteed a stable wage and an eight-hour workday -- but ...

    Comment?