January, 2019

Hundreds of thousands rally in Australia against IR legislation

Tuesday, November 15, 2005 People rallied in 300 locations across Australia today to protest the Federal Government’s proposed changes to industrial relations laws, WorkChoices. According to police, around 150,000 people congregated in Melbourne, from where speeches were broadcast throughout the country. In Sydney, thirty thousand gathered in Belmore Park and Martin Place to watch the […]

Achieving Ultimate Mind Power With Mind Control Techniques

Here’s An Opinion On: Physiotherapist For Low Back Pain Hillcrest Chronic Back Pain Physiotherapist Oakden By Gregory Frost The subconscious mind is referred to the inner mind most imperative organ in self development that’s why in today’s society it is seen to be a very powerful tool in effecting a person’s life and outcomes. It […]

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 (ISU) last Tuesday. As a result, English-speaking Saudis were prevented from publishing blogs, reading journals, […]

UK general election, 2005

Thursday, May 5, 2005 The United Kingdom General Election Results: Labour Conservative Lib Dems 355 197 62 DUP SNP Sinn Féin 7 6 5 Plaid Cymru SDLP UUP 3 3 1 RESPECT IKHH Ind.   1 1 1   Wikinews will have coverage of the election results at: Results of 2005 United Kingdom General Election […]

2006 “Stolenwealth” Games to confront Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

Friday, March 3, 2006 The possibility of large-scale protests in the face of the 3,000 journalists covering the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, has event organisers and the Government worried. The group “Black GST” – which represents Indigenous Genocide, Sovereignty and Treaty – are planning demonstrations at prominent Games events unless the Government agrees to a […]

Canada’s Don Valley West (Ward 25) city council candidates speak

Friday, November 3, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Don Valley West (Ward 25). Three candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include John Blair, Robertson Boyle, Tony Dickins, Cliff Jenkins (incumbent), and […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

Thursday, July 3, 2014 Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, this morning “unreservedly” apologised to clients who lost money in a scandal involving the bank’s financial planning services arm. Last week, a Senate enquiry found financial advisers from the Commonwealth Bank had made high-risk investments of clients’ money without the clients’ […]

Scottish archaeology student discovers 5,000 year old chewing gum in Finland

Thursday, August 23, 2007 An archaeology student from Scotland has discovered a 5,000 year old piece of chewing gum on a dig in Finland. Sarah Pickin, a 23-year-old part-time barmaid studying archaeology with Derby University, discovered the gum during a dig in the north-west of the country. The gum is a lump of birch bark […]

Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]

Prince William marries Kate Middleton—live updates

Friday, April 29, 2011 Prince William of Wales, the second in line to the British throne, and Kate Middleton will today be married at Westminster Abbey in London. Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of the city as the couple travel through the capital to the Abbey, and then back to Buckingham […]

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