U.K. National Portrait Gallery threatens U.S. citizen with legal action over Wikimedia images

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation.
The English National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London has threatened on Friday to sue a U.S. citizen, Derrick Coetzee. The legal letter followed claims that he had breached the Gallery’s copyright in several thousand photographs Read More…

U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Move From Hostile To Friendly Environments}

Read An Opinion On: Visit Www.Synergypack.Com U.S. Manufacturing Jobs Move From Hostile To Friendly Environments by Tr CojocI worked in the electronics industry in various management positions expanding over 35 years. The last 20 years things have changed, for the worst. Government regulations and taxes have forced manufacturing to move out of this country.
In the early seventies, design Read More…

Ontario college teachers begin strike

Tuesday, March 7, 2006
All across the Canadian province of Ontario, college teachers have gone on strike, leaving more than 150,000 students in 24 colleges without classes.
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union rejected the final offer from college management, after negotiations at the Delta Chelsea Hotel in downtown Toronto.
This strike comes just a month before many student’s scheduled grRead More…

Let Be Acquainted With The Construction Process Of Stronger Office Walls

Read An Opinion On: House And Land Package Orange Let Be Acquainted with the Construction Process of Stronger Office Walls by angela smith1For partitioning an office one may apply different types of materials, however, he or she should have sufficient knowledge in applying these materials. This is the reason; people are looking forward to the expert professionals, who have better understaRead More…

England’s elderly face human rights breaches in home care system

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
A report published today by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) finds that, in many cases, England’s home care system breaches the human rights of the elderly it is supposed to serve. The Close to home: older people and human rights in home care report is the result of a twelve-month investigation into care generally provided by local authorities.
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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Progressive Conservative candidate Penny Lucas, Kenora—Rainy River

Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Penny Lucas is running for the Progressive Conservative in the Ontario provincial election, in the Kenora-Rainy River riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign.
Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, Progressive ConRead More…

2007 Ig Nobel Prize winners announced

Friday, October 5, 2007
The winners of the 2007 Ig Nobel Prize have been announced. The awards, given out every early October since 1991 by the Annals of Improbable Research, are a parody of the Nobel Prize, which are awards given out in several fields. The awards are given to achievements that, “first make people laugh, and then make them think.” They were presented at Harvard University’s SandRead More…

Where Are The Best Skate Parks Located?

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People do all sorts of things for entertainment and that includes traveling to find the best skate parks in the world. There are people that live for that challenge and they will go to many different locations to try them out. You may think you have a fabulous skating park in your area but how does it compare with mRead More…

California employees owe state US$13.3 million in unpaid loans

Sunday, April 24, 2011
The California Controller’s office reports that eleven state agencies have given US$13.3 million in pay and travel advances that have not been collected.
Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order to recover uncollected loans by the agencies. A press release from the governor’s office states, “The Governor’s Executive Order seeks to recover taxpayer dollars by directRead More…

Indian Recipes And Indian Spices: History, Present And Benefits

Read An Opinion On: Scaffolding For Hire By Sekhar Kodaipati
For centuries south asian region has been rich. Rich with its spices and food recipes. For years, the region lured various different crusaders to invade the region over centuries. Beginning from the 14th century, the moghuls invaded and ruled, what is today the Indian subcontinent, for over three centuries. And then came the marRead More…