Norfolk youths banned from buying eggs and ketchup

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 Youths in the Norfolk town of Caister-on-Sea, near Great Yarmouth, England, have been banned from purchasing “squirty bottles” of ketchup, and eggs after a number of complaints from residents in the area. The move, which is backed by the Norfolk Police, is aimed at reducing the number of anti-social incidents occurring in the area. Sergeant Andy […]

Israel rules victims of Jewish terrorist not entitled to lifelong support

Thursday, September 1, 2005 Israel‘s defence minister has ruled that the man who shot dead four Israeli Arabs is not a terrorist, because he is Jewish. The decision means that the families do not receive the compensation as family members of people classed as victims of terrorism. The laws governing compensation only recognise terrorism as being perpetrated by “organisations hostile […]

Wikinews Shorts: January 10, 2010

A compilation of brief news reports for┬áSunday, January 10, 2010. Contents 1 Croatian president pardons convicted war criminal 2 Saudi Arabian court commutes Canadian’s death sentence 3 Thousands attend murdered Ottawa police officer’s funeral 4 Gunman opens fire at ABB Factory in St Louis, Missouri 5 Sarkozy wins fraud case; awarded one Euro 6 Creator of Gumby, Art Clokey, dies […]

Students in Rhode Island school attacked by wasps

Monday, September 21, 2009 Dozens of students and teachers were stung by yellow jacket wasps Monday at a middle school in Cranston. The attack occurred around 10:45 a.m., according to Ray Votto, the chief operating officer for Cranston Public Schools. It is suspected that during a routine fire drill, students exiting the building disturbed the wasps’ nest in a field […]

Category:Food

This is the category for food. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 14 April 2017: Google blocks home device from responding to Burger King commercial 1 January 2017: William Salice, creator of Kinder Surprise eggs, dies at 83 3 December 2016: Chinese chef Peng Chang-kuei’s death announced 5 October 2016: World Wildlife Fund: 75% of seafood species consumed […]

China overtakes Germany as world’s biggest exporter

Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed that exports jumped 17.7% in December from a year earlier. Over the whole of 2009 total Chinese exports reached US$1.2 […]

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Relief efforts continue Over 116,000 are reported dead in the coastal areas of Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and other regions. As international aid begins to flow to the region, casualties caused by outbreaks of cholera, typhoid and related diseases, as well as by increasingly unsanitary conditions, threatens to push the death toll even higher. ‘Fockers’ set to meet […]

Australian health workers to close intensive care units in Victoria next week

Thursday, March 13, 2008 Members of Australia’s Health Services Union (HSU) will go on strike in Victoria next week in a dispute over stalled wage and career structure negotiations. Over 5000 physiotherapists, speech pathologists and radiation therapists will walk off the job next week, effectively closing the state’s 68 largest health services. The strike will force the closure of intensive […]

Canadian government tax processing computers back online

Thursday, March 15, 2007 The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today that computer systems involved with the processing of tax returns for individuals are back online. Tax processing had been halted on March 6, 2007, due to a computer glitch. The source of the problem had been traced back to software maintenance performed on March 4. In an update on […]