Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Communist Party candidate Johan Boyden, Toronto Centre

Friday, October 5, 2007 Johan Boyden is running for the Communist Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Toronto Centre riding. Wikinews interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign.

Hong Kong ‘tutor king’ applies for bankruptcy

Monday, August 16, 2010 Hong Kong ‘tutor king’ Karson Oten Fan Karno, known to the city by the pseudonym of ‘K. OTen’, applied for bankruptcy following a failed appeal. He was sued by the tutorial schools Modern Education and King’s Glory Education Centre for breach of contract and was sued for $8.87 million and $26 […]

Wikinews 2014: An ‘Original reporting’ year in review

Wednesday, December 24, 2014With the English-language Wikinews continuing to increase the amount of original content published, we take a look back at some of the eighty-plus original reports from our contributors during 2014.

Dungog, Australia residents celebrate continued protection of local forest

Thursday, September 5, 2013 Local residents of Dungog, a small country town in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, held a celebratory nature walk on Sunday after they received assurance that their local forest was deemed worthy of “enduring protection.” Previously, a proposal before the NSW government to log over one million hectares of protected national […]

Tanker crash kills driver, spills diesel fuel in Vermont, US

Thursday, May 31, 2007 A tanker truck travelling Northbound on Route 30 with 2,500 gallons of diesel fuel hit a guardrail, veered off the road and overturned into the West River near Newfane, Vermont. The West River is a tributary of the Connecticut River. The driver was ejected and killed, while the truck’s tank ruptured. […]

Australian government announces study of tax system

Monday, February 27, 2006 The Australian federal treasurer, Peter Costello, has announced a study to compare the Australian taxation system with those of other countries. It will include overall tax levels, as well as indirect tax, income tax and company tax systems. Mr Costello says that the results are intended to inform discussion of the […]

Concrete supplier indicted in Boston ‘Big Dig’ scandal

Wednesday, May 10, 2006 Boston’s Central Artery and Third Harbor Tunnel Project (CA/T), unofficially known as the Big Dig, plagued by cost overruns and reports of shoddy workmanship, has been hit with yet another scandal as six employees of its primary concrete supplier have been indicted for falsifying records regarding allegedly inferior concrete supplied to […]

Bus crash in Victoria, Australia injures twenty, some critical

Thursday, July 24, 2008 A bus crash in Victoria, Australia has injured at least 20 people, two of whom are listed as critical. One victim is reported to be still trapped in the wreckage. The accident occurred between a bus and a semi-trailer on the Princes Highway in the Traralgon area around 10:50am AEST. The […]

0% Financing On A Car 3 Tips

Here’s An Opinion On: Credi Debt Agreement Loans Brisbane By Marie-Claire Smith These days, TV commercials enticing you to buy a new car are as common as ever. But in a world of digital video recorders (DVRs) that allow viewers to pre-record shows and then skip past the commercials, car advertisers now have to work […]

Pakistan International Airlines sacrifices goat, resumes ATR flights

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 Images of Pakistan International Airlines sacrificing a goat went viral on Monday as the beleaguered state-run airline resumed ATR flights. All ten ATRs in its fleet were grounded last week in the aftermath of a crash near Havelian earlier this month. PIA ground staff ritually slaughtered the black goat beside an […]