Markets dragged down by credit crisis

Friday, August 10, 2007 Global stock markets fell today, in a mass sell-off stemming from the sub-prime mortgage crisis in the United States. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounded late in the day after falling more than 250 points, ending the day down about 31 points. The UK’s FTSE-100 index fell 232.90 points to 6038.30, and Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell […]

Nebraska Senator sues God

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Nebraska state Senator Ernie Chambers, who represents legislative District 11 in North Omaha, filed an unusual lawsuit on Friday. According to court documents obtained by Wikinews, Chambers has decided to sue God, looking for a judge to issue a “permanent injunction” against the highest power. Chambers says in his suit that God has spread fear across […]

The Evolution Of Real Estate Marketing

Here’s An Opinion On: Real Estate Agents New Lambton Heights The Evolution of Real Estate Marketing by Duncan Wierman The real estate laws and regulations have evolved through time as well as the traditional role of a real estate investor. New opportunities have opened due to the evolution of real estate marketing making it a great avenue for a successful […]

Experts: obesity is a bigger threat than AIDS or bird flu

Friday, September 8, 2006 From September 3 to 8, experts gathered at the 10th International Congress on Obesity in Sydney, Australia, to discuss what they call the worldwide “obesity epidemic”. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 billion people in the world today are overweight, and 300 million of those are obese. “Obesity and overweight pose a major risk […]

UK shopping centre Afflecks Palace secures its future

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 Afflecks Palace, the “iconic, alternative shopping centre” in the Northern Quarter of Manchester in England, United Kingdom, was saved from closure this week after long-running rumours that the market may have to “kick out its traders” due to a dispute between the management of the Afflecks Palace brand and the leaseowner for the building, Bruntwood. Rumours […]

Crosswords/2005/February/19

Saturday, February 19, 2005 Feel free to use the Wikimedia sites to solve our Wikinews crossword. Please do not fill it out online as it would spoil it for other people; print it out and fill it in at your own leisure! < Previous crossword. Contents 1 Quick crossword 2 Across 3 Down 4 Yesterday’s solution Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Crosswords/2005/February/19&oldid=715782”

Asbestos controversy aboard Scientology ship Freewinds

Friday, May 16, 2008 Controversy has arisen over the reported presence of blue asbestos on the MV Freewinds, a cruise ship owned by the Church of Scientology. According to the Saint Martin newspaper The Daily Herald and the shipping news journal Lloyd’s List, the Freewinds was sealed in April and local public health officials on the Caribbean island of CuraƧao […]