October 24th

Egyptian treasures found in ancient tomb

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Egyptian treasures found in ancient tomb

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Friday, March 13, 2009 A team of archaeologists excavating an Ancient Egyptian tomb have discovered golden jewelry in a recently-discovered lower chamber at the Valley of the Kings burial site in Luxor, Egypt. Two golden rings and five golden earrings were found in the tomb of Djehuty, an 18th-dynasty official of Queen Hatshepsut, and were […]

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October 18th

Dublin travel agents occupy offices against closure

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Dublin travel agents occupy offices against closure

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Monday, August 3, 2009 Employees of two Thomas Cook travel agency offices in Dublin, Ireland have occupied their offices in response to management’s announcement of earlier closure dates for the sites. On Friday, July 31, 40 employees at the Thomas Cook store in Grafton Street began an occupation protest after the sudden announcement of the […]

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Dublin travel agents occupy offices against closure

October 17th

Richard Hammond injured in jet-powered car crash

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Richard Hammond injured in jet-powered car crash

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Wednesday, September 20, 2006 Richard Hammond, a British television presenter known for presenting shows such as Top Gear and Brainiac, is in a “stable” condition in hospital following a car accident during filming for Top Gear. He was injured when the jet-powered car he was driving crashed during filming for the former. The car, similar […]

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Richard Hammond injured in jet-powered car crash

September 18th

Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

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Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Coinciding with Easter Sunday, Glasgow Cannabis Social Club’s annual 420 event was held on Glasgow Green, under sunny blue skies, and overlooking the river Clyde. Despite the city’s council attempting to revoke permission for the gathering at the last minute, police were happy for it to go-ahead with approximately a dozen […]

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Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

September 18th

Four die in Papua New Guinea plane crash

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Four die in Papua New Guinea plane crash

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Thursday, September 2, 2010 Three Australian citizens and a New Zealander died when the chartered light aircraft in which they were travelling crashed on Misima Island off the coast of Papua New Guinea. The plane, a Cessna Citation with five people on board, is said by locals to have overshot the runway in poor weather, […]

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September 18th

Over 100 dead and hundreds missing in Indonesia after tsunami destroys island villages

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Over 100 dead and hundreds missing in Indonesia after tsunami destroys island villages

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 At least 113 people are now dead and hundreds more are missing after a 10 foot (3 m) tsunami destroyed several villages in a series of remote islands in western Indonesia. The tsunami was caused by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake which struck on Monday at 9:42 p.m. local time (14:42 UTC). […]

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Over 100 dead and hundreds missing in Indonesia after tsunami destroys island villages

September 18th

Past Eurovision contestants give advice to this year’s performers, speculate on who will win

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Past Eurovision contestants give advice to this year’s performers, speculate on who will win

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Sunday, May 10, 2009 It happens once a year. Nearly all of Europe’s eyes are on 25 musical acts on finale night. Whether you love it or you hate it, it has your attention. Hundreds of millions are watching them. Whether viewers are waiting for the performance of a lifetime or a hilarious slip-up, for […]

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Past Eurovision contestants give advice to this year’s performers, speculate on who will win

September 10th

Sea lion walks from beach into Pantai Inn in California

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Sea lion walks from beach into Pantai Inn in California

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 1 2 1 2 Last Tuesday early morning, a sea lion walked from the beach into Pantai Inn in La Jolla, California. The animal was rescued by local animal rescue authorities. Wikinews took an interview from Shane Pappas, a General Manager of the inn. ((Wikinews)) At what time of day did […]

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Sea lion walks from beach into Pantai Inn in California

September 7th

David S. Touretzky discusses Scientology, Anonymous and Tom Cruise

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David S. Touretzky discusses Scientology, Anonymous and Tom Cruise

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Wednesday, February 6, 2008 David S. Touretzky, prominent free speech activist and critic of Scientology, discussed his opinions on the recent Internet backlash against the Church of Scientology in an interview with former Scientologist and Wikinews reporter Nicholas Turnbull. The recent conflict on the Internet between critics of Scientology and the Church has been spurred […]

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David S. Touretzky discusses Scientology, Anonymous and Tom Cruise

September 3rd

Death toll from Borneo bridge collapse reaches eleven

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Death toll from Borneo bridge collapse reaches eleven

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Monday, November 28, 2011 The death toll from the weekend suspension bridge collapse on the Indonesian island of Borneo has risen from four to eleven. Search and rescue teams continue to look for bodies in the Mahakam River. The number of wounded is currently 39 injured; reports from locals suggest 33 people remain missing at […]

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Death toll from Borneo bridge collapse reaches eleven