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 […]

New Zealand airlines relax knife regulations


Saturday, October 1, 2005 New Zealand has relaxed the safety rules imposed on internal airlines in 2002, once more allowing passengers to carry pocket knives with blades less than 60mm long and knitting needles. Other larger items remain banned, including ice-skates, pool cues, hockey sticks, skateboards, cricket bats and harpoons. Other countries more at risk […]

Category:April 16, 2010


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Wikinews interviews Stephen Murphy about the upcoming by-election in the Higgins electorate of the Australian parliament


Tuesday, December 1, 2009 With two by-elections coming up in Australia, many minor parties and independents will be looking to gain a seat in the House of Representatives. Stephen Murphy is one of the independents. Mr Murphy is a computer programmer from the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick. “After growing up in South-East Melbourne I studied […]

Vocal Exercises To Sing Higher Notes


Read An Opinion On: Voice Training Courses By Chris Chew Having a wide voice range is a much sought after voice technique for people who wants to be better singers. A wide expansive range of voice allows you to achieve some other more difficult vocal skills that would otherwise be very hard to execute and […]

NZ Finance Minister introduces 2006 budget


Thursday, May 18, 2006 Today the New Zealand Finance Minister, Hon. Dr Michael Cullen, presented the 2006 New Zealand Budget to the House of Representatives. There is a NZ$8.5 billion OBERAC surplus and a NZ$1.5 billion cash surplus. It has been labelled as the “Bondi Budget” by National leader Don Brash, “Helen Clark and Michael […]

Dutch mayors support legalisation of cannabis


Thursday, April 28, 2005 Dutch Minister Alexander Pechtold‘s radical suggestion to legalise cannabis in the Netherlands has been supported by the mayors of 20 out of 30 of the largest Dutch cities, including the mayors of Leeuwarden, Utrecht, Lelystad, Deventer, and Tilburg, according to an investigation by the Dutch newspaper Trouw. Pechtold promoted the legalisation […]

Used Stack Racks


Read An Opinion On: Rent Used Forklift Sydney Submitted by: Camille Howe Stacking rack allow warehouses to better utilize existing space and save enormous amounts of money on the cost of new racking systems. Sometimes the savings can be as high as 60%, depending on the size and type of rack. In addition to savings, […]