Dove ad viewed more than 3 million times on YouTube

Saturday, November 4, 2006 An advertisement for Dove beauty products has been viewed by well over three million people, without ever being on television. A copywriter from Ogilvy Toronto, the advertising agency that created a spot named “evolution”, uploaded the advertisement to video sharing website YouTube. While the official upload of the ad itself has […]

Over 30 killed in a Baghdad restaurant bombing

Thursday, November 10, 2005 A suicide bomber detonated himself in a crowded Baghdad restaurant Thursday morning at approximately 9:30 local time (0630 GMT). 35 were reportedly killed and 25 wounded in the blast. Responsibility for the attack was claimed by Al-Qaeda in Iraq. The restaurant was frequented by US-backed Iraqi security forces, often the target […]

What Is A Portable Air Compressor Used For?

See More About: Tents For Sale Brisbane By Clair O’Hara Air tools are frequently used tools. They are used by professionals such as interior remodelers, independent construction workers and contractors; as well as home owners and novices. It goes without saying that where air tools are used, air compressors are required. In the same breath, […]

Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Coinciding with Easter Sunday, Glasgow Cannabis Social Club’s annual 420 event was held on Glasgow Green, under sunny blue skies, and overlooking the river Clyde. Despite the city’s council attempting to revoke permission for the gathering at the last minute, police were happy for it to go-ahead with approximately a dozen […]

National Museum of Scotland reopens after three-year redevelopment

Friday, July 29, 2011 Today sees the reopening of the National Museum of Scotland following a three-year renovation costing £47.4 million (US$ 77.3 million). Edinburgh’s Chambers Street was closed to traffic for the morning, with the 10am reopening by eleven-year-old Bryony Hare, who took her first steps in the museum, and won a competition organised […]

Transport for London wins first Anti-Social Behaviour Order against graffiti vandal

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 Billy Murrell, a persistent graffiti vandal from South East London, has become the first recipient of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (Asbo) granted to Transport for London (TfL) by Greenwich Magistrates. The civil order also bans him from the top deck of buses throughout England and Wales for three years. Murrell, a […]

Wikinews attends ComicCon in Bangalore, India

Friday, December 8, 2017 Wikinews attended the Bangalore Comic Con comic-book convention on Saturday. Beginning on Saturday morning, it continued through to Sunday. Organised by Comic Con India, who organised Comic Con in Hyderabad in October and Mumbai in November, this event was held at Karnataka Trade Promotion Organisation (KTPO)’s convention hall. Wikinews spoke to […]

Farmers hunt for missing bull semen

Sunday, November 6, 2005 Authorities are looking for USD$75,000 in frozen bull semen stolen Sunday from liquid nitrogen tanks at a farm in Frederick County, Maryland. Eric Fleming, the owner, says the semen took 4 to 5 years to collect from 40 to 50 bulls. He had planned to sell the semen at an upcoming […]

News briefs:January 11, 2008

Contents 1 Wikinews News Brief 01-11-2008 01:20 UTC 2 Introduction 3 Events of worldwide notability, military action, disasters etc. 3.1 At least 24 killed in suicide bombing in Pakistan 3.2 Alabama father throws children in river 3.3 British troops may have received contaminated blood from American donors 3.4 George Bush arrives in Middle East 3.5 […]

Wikinews previews the 2009 Queensland state election

 Correction — November 19, 2009 In the final line of this article, it is stated that The West Australian is a News Limited paper. It is actually independent – the News Limited paper in Perth is the Sunday Times.  Tuesday, March 17, 2009 With an election coming up this Saturday in the Australian state of Queensland, […]