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 […]

South Australia enters week-long lockdown to contain COVID-19 Delta variant spread

Friday, July 23, 2021 Modbury Hospital, where the first case in South Australia’s COVID-19 cluster presented.Image: User:AussieHero. With five active cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19, South Australia begun a one-week lockdown on Monday. Announcing the lockdown, state Premier Steven Marshall declared “we have no alternative but to impose some fairly heavy and immediate restrictions”. The first case out […]

Isiah Thomas found guilty of sexual harassment

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 The jury in the Isiah Thomas sexual harassment trial revealed a guilty verdict Tuesday, ruling that the current New York Knicks coach subjected former Madison Square Garden executive Anucha Browne Sanders to unwanted sexual advances and verbal insults. In a minor victory for Thomas, the ruling also said that Thomas will not have to pay punitive […]

The Importance Of Proper Horse Riding Clothes

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Australian cheerleaders told to cover up

Sunday, April 16, 2006 Australian cheerleaders have been told today to cover up their midriffs under calls by Gymnastics Australia, as they believe it encourages girls to be self-conscious. Nerine Cooper, head of Gymnastics Australia, told the Sunday Telegraph, “We don’t want girls to feel under pressure to lose weight because of uniforms.” Lisa Ince, head of Sydney Professional Dancers, […]

Wikinews 2020: An ‘Original reporting’ year in review

Friday, January 1, 2021 After an active year of original content published on the English-language Wikinews, we take a look back at some of the two dozen-plus original reports from our contributors during 2020. Retrieved from “”

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Why You Need To Consider Solar Outdoor Lighting

Click Here To Find Out More About: Emergency Electrician Coogee Beach Solar power systems have evolved substantially in recent years and the underlying technology is starting to be used in other ways to generate free power. One of the recent applications of this solar technology is in the outdoor lighting category. This seems like a perfect marriage of solar power […]

Businesses and individuals worldwide to turn lights off as part of Earth Hour 2009

Friday, March 27, 2009 Sydney during Earth Hour 2008Image: saveourclimate. Earth Hour 2009 takes place Saturday, March 28, 2009 between 8:30 to 9:30 pm local time when communities will participate by turning out their lights starting in New Zealand and progressing along time zones around the world. Earth Hour began as a symbolic initiative against global warming by the World […]