Australian nuclear power plants rejected by states

Monday, June 5, 2006 Wikinews Australia has in-depth coverage of this issue: Australian nuclear debate Australian media reports that Prime Minister John Howard is expected to push a nuclear energy inquiry through federal cabinet this week. Meanwhile, a list of possible sites for nuclear reactors has been leaked by the Opposition to media. The locations, listed in 1997, include Adelaide, […]

Refurbished cafeteria opens in Romanian parliament

Wednesday, May 4, 2005 A new, refurbished cafeteria at the Romanian Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest has opened for the use of parliamentarians. The new cafeteria, which has mahogany furniture and leather draped armchairs, was officially opened yesterday, and is situated at the entrance to the Senate headquarters in the Palace of the Parliament. Members of Parliament said they […]

Train collision kills at least eighteen near Brussels, Belgium

Monday, February 15, 2010 Belgian authorities have confirmed that at least eighteen people died in a head-on collision between two passenger trains in the suburbs of Brussels. Other reports suggest that the death toll could be as high as 25. More than 125 passengers are reported injured, 11 of them “very seriously”. Rescuers were still trying to free bodies from […]

North American roads suffer from dramatic thaws and freezes

Monday, January 8, 2007 Major city roads across North America are suffering from an early surge in potholes due to the dramatic freezes and thaws this month, some several feet across and inches deep. The potholes are caused by water seeping into cracks during warm weather, and pushing concrete apart when it freezes. Traffic erodes chunks of concrete from the […]

Bat for Lashes plays the Bowery Ballroom: an Interview with Natasha Khan

Friday, September 28, 2007 Bat for Lashes is the doppelgänger band ego of one of the leading millennial lights in British music, Natasha Khan. Caroline Weeks, Abi Fry and Lizzy Carey comprise the aurora borealis that backs this haunting, shimmering zither and glockenspiel peacock, and the only complaint coming from the audience at the Bowery Ballroom last Tuesday was that […]

Chinese restaurant closed in Toronto after rat photos published

Friday, October 10, 2008 Canadian authorities report that a Chinese restaurant in the Chinatown area of Toronto has been closed down by the Board of Public Health for the second time yesterday after investigators saw a video and pictures of a rat in the window. The photos were posted on websites and local TV. Witnesses around the area report that […]

Affiliate Marketing Strategies That Work

See More About: Best Presentation Skills Course Best Communication Skills Courses Submitted by: Merv Stevens If you are curious about affiliate marketing strategies, then you have come to the right place. In this article, I will show you some of the best affiliate marketing strategies. One of the most important things to understand while pursuing a potential career in affiliate […]

Scores feared dead in Indonesian landslides after heavy rain

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Heavy rains in western Indonesia have triggered landslides across the region that have killed dozens of people. Meanwhile, other areas were devastated by major flooding, with water reaching two metres high in some locations. Search and rescue chief Eko Prayitno in Java told reporters that police, soldiers and volounteers were working together to attempt to reach […]

Honda Civic tops Canada’s list of most stolen cars

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 The 1999 and 2000 year model Honda Civic SiR tops the list of Canada’s most stolen cars. Consumer popularity also assures the cars will be popular with thieves. Its the second year in a row the Honda SiR has topped the list. Rick Dubin Vice President of Investigations for the Insurance Bureau of Canada said “The […]