72 hour Australia wide ban on horse movements

Saturday, August 25, 2007 The Honourable Peter McGauran, Federal Minister for Agriculture, has issued a 72 hour Australia wide travel ban on all Equine horse species. The ban followed confirmation that 16 horses from two separate Sydney locations have been infected with Equine Influenza. This follows earlier restrictions placed on horses in New South Wales […]

Freighter hits fishing boat in Gulf of Suez; thirteen dead

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 A freighter hit a fishing boat around midnight on Sunday morning in the Gulf of Suez in the Red Sea. Of the 40 Egyptian fisherman on board, thirteen are dead and thirteen more missing. Survivor Al Sayyed Mohamed Arafat told local media he jumped from the fishing boat, named Badr al-Islam, […]

Skin Care Philadelphia: The Place For Beauty

Read An Opinion On: Rhinoplasty Texas Cost Submitted by: Edward Chen Philadelphia is one State that has its own league when it comes to skin care. Skin care Philadelphia is very popular all around, not only within the state but in nearby towns as well. This can be directly attributed to the practitioners in the […]

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 […]

Guidelines For A Brilliant Kitchen Makeover

Read An Opinion On: Flat Pack Kitchen Cabinets Guidelines for a Brilliant Kitchen Makeover by Scott Gwin Have you ever noticed how friends and family members always end up in the kitchen? The rest of your home could be a gem, but somehow the kitchen is a people magnate at any gathering. That\’s why you […]

Minor tears found in Gordon Brown’s retina

Monday, October 12, 2009 The British government has said that eyesight tests reveal Prime Minister Gordon Brown has two minor tears in the retina of his right eye. Prime Minister Brown went to the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, England. A series of eyesight tests revealed that there were two small tears in his right […]

German government considers introducing mosque taxes, like church taxes

Saturday, December 29, 2018 On Wednesday, lawmakers of German ruling coalition parties — Christian Democratic Union of Germany ((de))German language: ?Christlich Demokratische Union Deutschlands (CDU), Social Democratic Party of Germany ((de))German language: ?Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD), and Christian Social Union in Bavaria ((de))German language: ?Christlich-Soziale Union in Bayern (CSU) — announced they were considering imposing […]

Used Textbooks: Get Them Online Before They Sell Out

Read An Opinion On: Used Cars For Sale Warrnambool By Julie Peterson Used textbooks are a cheaper alternative to new textbooks and are in high demand by most students who shop at their local college booksellers. Used textbooks are also sold on a national and even global scale through online merchant and auction websites which […]

U.S. Senate majority goes to Democrats

Friday, November 10, 2006 George Allen, incumbent Republican Senator from Virginia, conceded the state’s mid-term election to Democratic challenger Jim Webb on Thursday. Democrats have now gained the six seats needed by the party to hold majority control of the Senate. “The people of Virginia have spoken, they have spoken in a closely divided voice. […]

India: Maharashtra plastic ban comes into force

Monday, June 25, 2018 On Saturday, the plastic ban in the Indian state of Maharashtra came into force. In an attempt to minimise pollution, the state government has introduced a ban on single-use plastics. The leader of the Yuya Sena political party, Aaditya Thackeray, said on Twitter, “The ban on single use disposable plastic cups, […]