Month: March 2019

Woman returns home with Christmas turkey, a month after setting out

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 A Scottish woman who set out before Christmas to purchase a turkey finally made it home on Monday, after being cut off by snow for a month. Kay Ure left the Lighthouse Keeper’s cottage on Cape Wrath, at the very northwest tip of Great Britain, in December. She was heading to […]

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 […]

English Football: Roundup for April 25, 2009

Sunday, April 26, 2009 Scoring five goals in 22:44, Manchester United came back from a 0–2 deficit at the half to run out comfortable 5–2 winners over Tottenham Saturday in English Premier League action. With the victory, United moved three points clear of second-place Liverpool, with United having a game-in-hand. Liverpool earned a 3–1 victory […]

Space Shuttle Discovery STS-114 landing postponed for weather

Monday, August 8, 2005 NASA has postponed the landing of the Space Shuttle Discovery mission STS-114, planned for today. Officials initially delayed the landing, but finally cancelled any attempts for today citing the reason as “unstable, unacceptable cloud cover [with the] potential for showers in vicinity of landing site.” Landing the space shuttle craft has […]

ACLU, EFF challenging US ‘secret’ court orders seeking Twitter data

Thursday, April 7, 2011 Late last month, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed objections to the United States Government’s ‘secret’ attempts to obtain Twitter account information relating to WikiLeaks. The ACLU and EFF cite First and Fourth amendment issues as overriding reasons to overturn government attempts to keep their […]

News briefs:August 6, 2010

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News briefs: March 17, 2012

Sunday, March 18, 2012 We briefly recap some of the stories appearing on Wikinews this week from around the world. Wikinews Audio Briefs Dateline Saturday, March 17, 2012 Listen to this brief Problems? See our media guide.

US Defense Secretary evaluates Iraq and the political climate

Friday, April 6, 2007 U.S. Defence Secretary Robert Gates warned that limiting funding for the United States efforts in Iraq could lead to more bloodshed in the Middle Eastern country. In an interview with radio talk show host Laura Ingraham, he said it might even lead to ethnic cleansing in Bahgdad and elsewhere in Iraq. […]

UEFA Champions League 2007–08: Werder Bremen vs. Lazio

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 October 24, 200720:45 (UTC+1) Werder Bremen 2–1 Lazio Weserstadion, Bremen Attendance: 36,587 Referee: Olegário Benquerença Sonogo 28′ (2)Pasanen 30’Pasanen 46’Toši? 46’Almeida 54′ (2)Sanogo 64’Rosenberg 64’Borowski 73’Andreasen 73′ Match Report 21′ Pandev 51′ Meghni 51′ Del Nero 51′ Mutarelli 55′ Zauri 69′ Pandev 69′ Makinwa 82′ Rocchi 82′ Tare 82′ (1) Manfredini 90’+1′ Mudingayi Werder […]