Month: January 2019

Pupils fed through gates, school criticised

Friday, September 15, 2006 Schoolchildren at Rawmarsh Comprehensive School in South Yorkshire, England, are being fed fish and chips by their parents through the school gates at lunchtimes because parents do not believe their children are being given enough choice of food at lunchtime. The parents are standing outside the school gates in a cemetery […]

Interview with Tony Ciufo, City Council candidate for Ward 10 in Mississauga, Canada

Friday, September 22, 2006 The upcoming 2006 Mississauga municipal election, to be held November 13, features an array of candidates looking to represent their wards in city council. Wikinews contributor Nicholas Moreau has contacted as many candidates as possible, including Tony Ciufo, asking them to answer common questions sent in an email. There is no […]

Canada’s Etobicoke Centre (Ward 3) city council candidates speak

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Monday, October 30, 2006 On November 13, Torontoians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Etobicoke Centre (Ward 3). One candidate responded to Wikinews’ requests for […]

Canada’s St. Paul’s West (Ward 21) 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 St. Paul’s West (Ward 21). One candidate responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include John Adams, Tony Corpuz, Joe Mihevc (incumbent), and John Sewell. […]

Wikileaks release Afghan ‘war logs’ in co-operation with mainstream media

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 WikiLeaks has released a mass of “secret” material from the United States’ involvement in Afghanistan in the five years from 2004 to 2009. The material was scrutinised in co-operation with the main stream newspapers The Guardian and The New York Times, and the German magazine Der Spiegel, who cross-referenced the leaked […]

Keep Your Smile Looking Fantastic With Dentures In Waimanalo

See More About: Yoga Videos Online Best Online Yoga Videos byAlma Abell Although you’ll have many experiences throughout the course of your life, you’re only given one smile to see you through all of them. That’s why it’s so important to have a set of pearly whites that not only appear healthy and attractive, but […]

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans graduate students

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list.Tuesday, September 13, 2005 NAICU has created a list of colleges and universities accepting and/or offering assistance to displace faculty members. [1]Wednesday, September 7, 2005 This list is taken from Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students, and is intended to make searching […]

Ex-UN official says Pakistan disrupted talks with Taliban

Sunday, March 21, 2010 The United Nations’ former top official in Afghanistan has accused Pakistan of impeding negotiations between the Taliban and Western nations. The official, Kai Eide, said that the arrests of high-ranking Taliban officials by Pakistan had led to the disruption of talks between the Taliban and the United Nations in Dubai. According […]

Tennis: Justine Henin defeats Jelena Jankovic to win Rogers Cup

Sunday, August 19, 2007 Justine Henin has defeated Jelena Jankovic 7-6 (3), 7-5 to win the prestigeous Rogers Cup. Justine, who is ranked world number one, has defeated Jankovic in all of their seven encounters. Jankovic is ranked world number three. Jankovic had an early 4-1 lead, but Justine first pulled even, then went on […]

North Sea oil spill is Norway’s second worst

Thursday, December 13, 2007 On Wednesday at 12:40 p.m. CET (UTC+1), Norwegian authorities were alerted to an oil spill in the Statfjord oil field. The spill originated from the oil platform “Statfjord A”, one of three platforms in the field, operated by StatoilHydro. Kristin Hoffmann of Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (Petroleumtilsynet) told Dagens Nyheter: “This […]