May 2

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green candidate Marion Schaffer, Oakville

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green candidate Marion Schaffer, Oakville

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Monday, September 24, 2007 Marion Schaffer is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the Oakville riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her 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 […]

May 2

Microsoft without Bill Gates at the helm

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Microsoft without Bill Gates at the helm

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Friday, June 27, 2008 After 33 years of managing software giant Microsoft, founder Bill Gates will retire from day-to-day management today. Gates will retain the title of Chairman but without executive functions and will only report for work once a week. The man who took a gut feeling of seeing personal computers in every household, […]

May 2

Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Also try the 2008 World News Quiz of the year. What would you tell your grandchildren about 2008 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 years’ time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2008, what would the question be? The year that markets collapsed, or perhaps […]

May 2

English court jails policeman over insurance fraud

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English court jails policeman over insurance fraud

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Thursday, July 1, 2010 A court in England, UK has jailed a policeman for ten months after he was convicted of defrauding his car insurance company. Police Constable Simon Hood, 43, arranged for a friend who dealt in scrap metal to dispose of his Audi TT, then claimed it had been stolen. Hood had been […]

May 2

One dead, two injured after car crash in Somerset, England

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One dead, two injured after car crash in Somerset, England

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Sunday, September 19, 2010 A man has died and another man and a woman are injured after a road traffic accident in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. At approximately 02:00 British Summer Time (01:00 UTC) yesterday, a BMW 328 that was carrying the three along the A370 road in East Brent — close to the location […]

May 1

Volunteers and food needed for flooded Manitoba, Canada

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Volunteers and food needed for flooded Manitoba, Canada

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Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Local municipal and provincial volunteers in Manitoba, Canada are exhausted in their efforts to divert the rising waters of the Red River of the North. It has been hard work with little sleep for the residents who live on the shores of the Red River to shore up their defences with […]

May 1

4 Ways In Which Companies Can Use Surveys

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Click Here To Know More About: Land Surveying Companies Hatch And Hatch Site Submitted by: Frank Lucer Surveys used to be the exclusive domain of large companies who had a sizable budget. They would use questionnaires to identify branding issues in their marketplace, customer perceptions, sales potential for new products, and similar elements. Over the […]

April 30

Object that fell through roof of New Jersey home not a meteorite

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Object that fell through roof of New Jersey home not a meteorite

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Saturday, May 12, 2007 An object that fell through the roof of a New Jersey home in January was not a meteorite, according to Jeremy Delaney, a geologist at Rutgers University. Instead, it appears the object was space junk or orbital debris. “Basically, it’s a piece of stainless steel. There’s huge amounts of material that […]

April 30

Wikinews interviews World Wide Web co-inventor Robert Cailliau

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Wikinews interviews World Wide Web co-inventor Robert Cailliau

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Thursday, August 16, 2007 The name Robert Cailliau may not ring a bell to the general public, but his invention is the reason why you are reading this: Dr. Cailliau together with his colleague Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, making the internet accessible so it could grow from an academic tool to […]

April 29

Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas dies at age 75

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Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas dies at age 75

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas died Friday at age 75, after suffering from heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He began the Beverly Hills Playhouse in 1978 and taught acting classes there to noted actors including George Clooney and Gene Hackman. Katselas is survived by a […]