Protests

UK NEWS: TRANSSEXUAL JESUS SPARKS PROTESTS

Via BBC News About 300 protesters held a candlelit protest outside a Glasgow theatre over the staging of a play which portrays Jesus as a transsexual. The protest was held outside the Tron Theatre, where Jesus Queen of Heaven, in which Christ is a man who wants to become a woman, is being staged. It is part of the Glasgay! arts festival, a celebration of Scotland’s gay, bi-sexual and transsexual culture. Festival organisers said it had not intended to incite or offend []

VIDEO: POLICE OFFICER ATTACKS INNOCENT MAN AT G20 PROTEST

A man who died of a heart attack during the G20 protest last week was pushed to the ground by a police officer, video footage has shown. Ian Tomlinson, 47, collapsed from a heart attack during protests outside the Bank of England last Wednesday. Newsagent Mr Tomlinson, who was not protesting, is seen receiving a two-handed push from a police officer. A New York fund manager recorded the footage, saying he came forward with the video because Mr Tomlinson’s family “were not []

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND MICHELLE OBAMA VISIT NO.10 DOWNING STREET (LONDON)

President Obama and wife Michelle flew in for the G20 Summit yesterday and visited Prime Minister Gordon Brown this morning at No.10 Downing Street. The President andĀ TheĀ First Lady will visit Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace this evening. President Obama Prime Minister Gorden Brown Sarah Brown and Michelle Obama US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Photographs: WireImage/Eamonn McCormack