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Canada’s Don Valley East (Ward 33) city council candidates speak

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Saturday, November 4, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. […]

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Some Good Reasons For Buying Oil Paintings}

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Mural Painters Sydney Artwrx Some good reasons for buying oil paintings by Johnny Wayne If you are planning to buy commercial oil painting for your home it is very significant to determine the […]

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Scotland go down to South Africa in rugby

Saturday, June 10, 2006 The Springboks defeated Scotland in a rugby test in Durban, South Africa. The Springboks intended to defend its unbeaten home record under Jake White, whilst the Scottish showed good form in the Six Nations. Scoring opened […]

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Green Party refines ‘Buy Kiwi Made’ scheme

Friday, August 11, 2006 The New Zealand Government has asked the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand to start refining its taxpayer funded ‘Buy Kiwi Made‘ scheme to also include products designed in New Zealand but manufactured elsewhere. The Buy […]

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Wikinews Shorts: November 13, 2008

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, November 13, 2008. Contents 1 Study shows that carrying excess fat around waist increases risk of early death 2 EU abolishes rules banning oddly-shaped fruit 3 Vase bought for £1 sells for £32,450 […]

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1 million people welcome 2007 in Sydney

Monday, January 1, 2007 A crowd of approximately 1 million has welcomed the new year in Sydney overnight. Many of the crowd had camped out since 6 AM AEDT (7PM UTC) to ensure they had the best vantage point for […]

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California Supreme Court defers ruling on same-sex marriage ban

Thursday, March 5, 2009 After hours of hearing arguments in the case questioning the legality of the ban on same-sex marriages in California, in the United States, the state’s Supreme Court deferred ruling on the ban, known as Proposition 8. […]

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Saudi Arabia blocks access to Blogger, Flickr, LiveJournal

Monday, October 10, 2005 The government of Saudi Arabia blocked access to Google‘s Web blogging service Blogger, Yahoo!‘s photo sharing website Flickr, and the diary service LiveJournal as well as some other websites through their nationally run Internet Services Unit […]

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Prohibition Party holds convention; nominates Jack Fellure for U.S. President

Thursday, June 23, 2011 Retired West Virginia engineer Lowell Jackson “Jack” Fellure won the presidential nomination of the Prohibition Party yesterday at the party’s National Convention in Cullman, Alabama. He won on the second ballot, defeating Thompson Township tax accessor […]

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Australian government to introduce electronic Medicare rebates

Sunday, August 13, 2006 The Australian federal government has announced that it will be introducing an electronic system for Medicare rebates within the next twelve months. Under the new system, patients will be able to receive their Medicare rebates electronically […]

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