Police investigating after body found in canal
Police say a canal company employ found the body about 9 a.m. Thursday behind a church near State Street.
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Seattle police prepare for May Day marchers
Last year police used flash bangs and pepper spray and arrested 18 people from a crowd that pelted them with rocks and bottles.
Aiden back in old stamping ground Dingle for a cuppa
Actor Aiden Gillen launches the 2014 Feile na Bealtaine festival in Dingle, Co Kerry, which will run in May. Don MacMonagle Actor Aiden Gillen was back in one of his favourite places to help launch Feile na Bealtaine in Dingle, Co Kerry.
May Day celebration in Wichita
In early 1886 unions fought for an eight hour work day in Chicago. Work days could be 10 to 12 hours a day.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
'May Day' initiative seeks marriage equality
Steve Bisson/Savannah Morning News - Joyce "Jazzie" Jones-Smith, left, speaks about the May Day Georgia Marriage Equality Initiative at a press conference with her wife Sabrina "Sonny" Jones-Smith at the Muse Arts Warehouse in Savannah.
Slieve Bloom Association host Bealtaine festival revival
The Bealtaine Festival Revival will take place on Sunday April 27 in the grounds of Kinnity Castle, starting from 2pm.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Plenty to do during Bealtaine
The Arts Office at Laois County Council in association with Laois Credit Union recently launched a colourful programme of events for the Laois Bealtaine Festival 2014.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Annual May Day March and Rally at the Oregon State Capitol on May 1st
Join us on Thursday, May 1st at 10:30am for the annual May Day March and Rally on the steps of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem! On Thursday, May 1st, organizations and businesses will host the annual May Day March & Rally on the steps of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Turkish unions demand access to Taksim Square on May 1
Some of Turkey's biggest workers' unions are demanding access to Taksim Square on May 1 Labor Day to honour the 36 people who died in 1977 when an unknown gunmen opened fire, causing a stampede at a May Day rally in the square Anadolu Agency reported.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Pedophilia Rumors Roil Florida Pagan Community
Even pagans have their limits, apparently, and rumors that some of their number have crossed the line by advocating pedophilia have cast a cloud over the Florida pagan community's big annual May Day shindig, the Florida Pagan Gathering .
Mon Apr 07, 2014
An Upraised Chalice Explores Unusual Near-Death Experiences
ASEMC Press announces the May Day release of a new book on unusual near-death experiences .
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Philly Workers/Activists to Celebrate May Day
A growing coalition of workers, anti-fascist activists and students is planning a march through center-city on Thursday, May 1, that will feature halts at major economic targets such as Comcast, Wells Fargo and MacDonalds.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
NEWWitches and pagans are doing spells in the Army
It includes 120 devotees of paganism, which is based on a reverence for nature and was famously explored in the 1973 film The Wicker Man.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
May Day networking opportunity for Colorado creatives
The third annual Colorado Creative Industries Summit is scheduled for May 1-2. The conference is organized to target such creative attendees as entrepreneurs , emerging artists, municipal/non-profit cultural employees, and district leaders.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Remember when: May Day - In times gone by
IN the past four weeks, we have taken a dive into the archives to get a glimpse of how the Royal May Day was celebrated 100 years ago.