Over the last week, the Tory party had their conference in Manchester. On Sunday 4th October, 60,000 people took to the streets to protest, organised by the People's Assembly Against Austerity. We joined them as the Pirate Bloc, with some help from our friends over at the Manchester branch of Open Rights Group. We broadcast a lot of the march live on Periscope, and there are a number of videos saved on Bambuser, but we also have a few pictures to share with you.
Standing five Pirates in Luxembourg's 2017 communal elections, Pirate Partei gained 33,566 (1.3%) votes under their Proportional Representation system, which entitles them to three representatives.
David A Elston, Pirate Party UK Acting Leader said:
"Congratulations to the Luxembourg Pirates who gained three seats in the communal elections recently.
"While it is difficult to compare voting systems and different countries, this goes a long way towards further demonstrating two very important things: Firstly, there is an international calling to place more Pirates in...