Teenager fatally stabbed at Sydney Royal Easter Show in Australia

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 A 17-year-old boy has died and a 16-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after a fight broke out at the Royal Easter Show in Sydney, Australia, on Monday at around 8 p.m. Sydney time (10:00 UTC). According to New South Wales Ambulance Inspector Mark Whittaker, the 17-year-old, who worked at the event, went into cardiac arrest after being stabbed in the chest in front of his parents. ParamedicsContinue reading


Bank of America leads Consumer Financial Protection Bureau complaints about mortgages

Thursday, October 3, 2013 A review this week by Wikinews of US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) complaints about mortgages in the United States shows Bank of America leads all lending institutions in complaints. Since mortgages complaints were recorded in December 2011, 77,622 total have been added to CFPB’s database. 29.2% of these complaints involved Bank of America, with the second most received by Wells Fargo, accounting for 15.5% of all complaints. JPMorgan Chase rankedContinue reading


How To Take Care Of The Concrete Mixer

Here’s An Opinion On: Buy Concrete Vibrators Online How To Take Care Of The Concrete Mixer by Ryan Pitts The modern world we all live is growing quickly. We have constructed various iconic building, landmarks, bridges, water dams and other many development projects which were in the past assumed unachievable. These construction could be accomplished as a result of just one vital material described as concrete. A concrete is the important compound in any buildingContinue reading

Conditions in the womb determine male sexuality

Tuesday, June 27, 2006 Research published in the journal the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) suggests a link between male sexuality and conditions in the womb. Initial research by Dr. Anthony F. Bogaert and his colleagues at Brock University, Ontario revealed a possible link between the number of elder brothers a boy has and the likelihood he is to be gay. Whether this correlation be attributed to nature through the prenatal effectsContinue reading


Reasons Why A Fit And Healthy Body Is Important

Here’s An Opinion On: Home Gym Equipment For Sale Australia By Marilyn Fay Morrison As the years go by, the subject of health and fitness has become increasingly prominent among many people. Thus the proliferation of businesses and establishments that cater to one’s fitness and well-being such as gyms and workout centers. Men just love to build their muscles while the ladies certainly love to maintain their slim figure. It is a well known factContinue reading

National Museum of Scotland reopens after three-year redevelopment

Friday, July 29, 2011 Today sees the reopening of the National Museum of Scotland following a three-year renovation costing £47.4 million (US$ 77.3 million). Edinburgh’s Chambers Street was closed to traffic for the morning, with the 10am reopening by eleven-year-old Bryony Hare, who took her first steps in the museum, and won a competition organised by the local Evening News paper to be a VIP guest at the event. Prior to the opening, Wikinews touredContinue reading


Recalled pet food found to contain rat poison

Friday, March 23, 2007 In a press release earlier today, New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker, along with Dean of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Donald F. Smith, confirmed that scientists at the New York State Food Laboratory identified Aminopterin as a toxin present in cat food samples from Menu Foods. Menu Foods is the manufacturer of several brands of cat and dog food subject to a March 16, 2007 recall. Aminopterin isContinue reading


Iconic gay couple split

Saturday, July 22, 2006 Julie and Hillary Goodridge, the lesbian couple who were the lead plaintiffs in the breakthrough case, Goodridge v. Department of Public Health, have decided to separate. Mary Breslauer, a local political consultant and spokeswoman for the Goodridges confirmed the separation on July 20. In a telephone interview in to The Boston Globe newspaper, Breslauer stated, “Julie and Hillary Goodridge are amicably living apart. As always their number one priority is raisingContinue reading


Senior Dating: Should You Be Intimate On The First Date?

Here’s An Opinion On: Online Gambling Site By Ismael Tabije Going out on a first senior date could be quite nerve-racking. But that is absolutely a normal feeling for grown-ups of any age, especially if you have not been out dating for a long time. Taking a little time to think things through could make or break senior dating. There have been numerous ideas and experiences published that could serve as your guide. Just makeContinue reading

Two arrests after murder in Bristol, United Kingdom

Friday, April 4, 2008 A death, which has been treated as murder, in the car park of a pub in Bristol, United Kingdom has resulted in two arrests. The murder, which occurred on Wednesday evening took place near Highridge Road in Bishopsworth, Bristol. A local resident told Wikinews that the police presence surrounding the murder scene was high in the hours after the murder. The police described the arrests in a press release. It saidContinue reading