New video of captured British troops aired; protests at UK embassy in Tehran


Monday, April 2, 2007 Iran state television broadcast a new video of two officers among the fifteen British sailors and marines seized by Iran last week. Yesterday, Iranian students demonstrated in front of the British embassy in Tehran over the incident. Demonstrators threw stones, firecrackers and a smoke grenade but were prevented from entering the […]

UK woman convicted of ‘mercy’ murder of son


Thursday, January 21, 2010 A woman has been convicted of murder after killing her son in an “act of mercy”. The Old Bailey, a London court, heard that Frances Inglis, 57, injected Tom, 22, with heroin and gave her a life sentence. Tom had been injured in a street fight in July 2007 and was […]

Nickel Forecast


By Stan Park As an exceptionally versatile metal, nickel enjoys a special place in the industrial world. With its lustrous, silvery-white appearance, low thermal and electrical conductivities, high resistance to corrosion and oxidation, excellent strength and toughness at higher temperatures, ability to be magnetized, and a melting point of 1453 C, nickel is not only […]

Author Amy Scobee recounts abuse as Scientology executive


Monday, October 11, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Amy Scobee about her book Scientology – Abuse at the Top, and asked her about her experiences working as an executive within the organization. Scobee joined the organization at age 14, and worked at Scientology’s international management headquarters for several years before leaving in 2005. She served as […]

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Progessive Conservative candidate Tyler Currie, Trinity-Spadina


Monday, October 1, 2007 Tyler Currie is running as an Progressive Conservative candidate in the Ontario provincial election, in the riding of Trinity-Spadina. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from […]

Landscape Gardening Explained


Read An Opinion On: Pressure Pumps Pressure Pumps For Sale Landscape Gardening Explained by Kevin Woodward The outside of a home is the first thing visitors see and the first impression they have of the house. Landscape gardening is a relatively simple way to make the outside of a home look great and give off […]

Emergency declared in US state of Washington, eight additional casualties, many still without power


Monday, December 18, 2006 A state of emergency was declared Sunday for the U.S. state of Washington by governor Christine Gregoire, as additional reports of storm-related casualties surfaced. The state National Guard has been deployed to aid in distributing supplies. Thousands were still without power in the coastal and Puget Sound regions, though most urban […]