Virgin billionaire suggests hybrids to save MG Rover

Monday, April 18, 2005
 Notice — January 27, 2011 This article has been withdrawn on suspicion of copyright infringement. Only a small amount of text has been salvaged. 
Sir Richard Branson, successful British entrepreneur, better known as the founder of the Virgin brand, has made a suggestion to the next British chancellor to both save MG Rover, the largest independent manufacturer of carsRead More…

Wikinews interviews spokesman for Greek far-left party Xekinima

Monday, May 3, 2010
Wikinews reporter Iain Macdonald today interviewed Petros Tzomakas, a Greek far-left activist and member of Xekinima, which is the Greek division of the Committee for a Workers’ International. The party is a member of Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA).
Tzomakas also sits on his local 5th Athens Municipal District committee, which is a joint effort by left-wing parties inRead More…

What Services Do Towing Companies Provide?

Read An Opinion On: House Painters Corlette Nsw By Seomul Evans
In the old days, a towing company would only offer towing services. It really didn’t matter what problem you had with the car, the towing company would just take your car to wherever you need the car taken. Now, towing companies can and usually offer a lot more services than just towing your car. The primary service that a tRead More…

How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

Friday, September 9, 2005
New Orleans, Louisiana —After Category 4 storm Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, on the night before August 29, 2005, several flood control constructions failed. Much of the city flooded through the openings. One of these was the flood wall forming one side of the 17th Street Canal, near Lake Pontchartrain. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is theRead More…

Big shoes to fill at eBay

Saturday, June 4, 2005
There are often odd, unusual and controversial items up for sale on eBay – multi-million euro planes, the Pope’s old car and a young woman’s virginity, to name just a few. But how about the Prime Minister’s shoes? Shoes custom designed for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher have been put up for sale on eBay. The shoes, which have a reserve price of £2,930 (URead More…

My Ex Girlfriend Wants To Be Friends But I’m Still In Love With Her

Read An Opinion On: Building Contract Lawyers Gold Coast By Anthony Malibu
“Just because we break up, it doesn’t mean we can’t still be friends…”Is this where you’re at right now? Did your ex offer you the olive branch of friendship, right after breaking things off with you? Even more importantly, did you grab onto it?
Like most guys in this situation, you probably took your ex up on heRead More…

Kosovo declares independence from Serbia

Sunday, February 17, 2008 At 15:00 GMT today, Kosovo announced its independence from Serbia. Prime Minister Hashim Thaçi declared that Kosovo would become a democratic country and would respect the rights of all its communities. It is expected that several countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States and most members of the European Union, will recognise its independence on MondaRead More…

Russian choreographer Igor Moiseyev dies at age 101

Friday, November 2, 2007
Igor Moiseyev, who has been widely acclaimed as the greatest 20th-century choreographer of folk dance, has died today after a long illness. He was 101 years old.
Born Igor Alexandrovich Moiseyev on January 21, 1906 in Kiev, Moiseyev graduated from the Bolshoi Theatre ballet school in 1924 and danced in the theatre until 1939. His first choreography in the Bolshoi was FoRead More…

Forklift Attachments

Read An Opinion On: Linde Mh Forklift attachments by shruti MehrotraThere are several types and varieties of forklift attachments which are utilized popularly for different uses. Many of the popular forklift attachments involve tipping skip, tipping bins, towable salt spreaders, wheelie bin lifters, drum handlers, forklift snow ploughs, and forklift sweepers, etc. If you wish to get forRead More…

Japanese detain two anti-whaling activists, deny abuse claims

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Yesterday at 6:00 UTC at 60° S 78° E , a Japanese whaling ship detained two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society activists in the Southern Ocean. Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research (IRC) deny Sea Shepherd claims that they have been abused. The Japanese government has assured the Australian Government the release of the men.
According to the conservation agency SeaRead More…