Boxing: Pacquiao stuns De La Hoya with eighth round TKO

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Boxing: Pacquiao stuns De La Hoya with eighth round TKO

Sunday, December 7, 2008 Filipino WBC Lightweight Champion, Emmanuel “The Pacman” Pacquiao (48-3-2, 36 KOs) stopped American boxer and promoter Oscar “Golden Boy” De La Hoya (39-6, 30 KOs) after eight rounds of the “The Dream Match” in MGM Grand Garden Arena, at Las Vegas, Nevada on December 6, 2008. De La Hoya’s corner threw […]

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Family Coalition Party candidate Tad Brudzinski, Newmarket-Aurora

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Family Coalition Party candidate Tad Brudzinski, Newmarket-Aurora

September 18th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 Tad Brudzinski is running for the Family Coalition Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Newmarket-Aurora riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. He did not answer the question “Of the decisions made by Ontario’s 38th Legislative Assembly, which was the most beneficial […]

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Wikinews interviews winner of 55 Paralympic medals, Trischa Zorn

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Wikinews interviews winner of 55 Paralympic medals, Trischa Zorn

September 18th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Monday, September 3, 2012 London, England— Last Friday, Wikinews interviewed Trischa Zorn, 55-time medal-winner. The U.S. Paralympic swimmer’s haul includes 41 golds. Zorn discussed a variety of issues, including frustration with the classification system that has disadvantaged some United States swimmers because of what she sees as its subjective nature. She also talked about the […]

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NHL: Montreal Canadiens open 100th season

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NHL: Montreal Canadiens open 100th season

September 18th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, October 16, 2008 The Montreal Canadiens, the oldest and most successful National Hockey League team, played their 100th home opener against Original Six rivals the Boston Bruins on the night of October 15, 2008. The Canadiens won the game in a shootout, 4-3.

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Hong Kong’s only railway company modifies regulations

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Hong Kong’s only railway company modifies regulations

September 17th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Monday, June 7, 2010 The MTR Corporation, the only railway company in Hong Kong since the rail merge in 2007, has loosened their rules. The corporation proposed the new modifications, then transferred the proposal to the Legislative Council, and will be effective from September 2010. The new set of rules allow ‘non-disruptive’ use of profanity […]

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Vestas occupation continues; left-wing political parties voice support

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Vestas occupation continues; left-wing political parties voice support

September 17th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, July 23, 2009 Morale is “fine” inside the Vestas plant in Newport, Isle of Wight, England, as an industrial occupation of the wind turbine factory finished entered its fourth night, says one of the occupiers. “Mark,” who prefers not to give his last name for fear of management reprisals, spoke to Wikinews and gave […]

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Wikinews interviews evicted London Metropolitan University occupier

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Wikinews interviews evicted London Metropolitan University occupier

September 17th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 A group of students at London Metropolitan University (LMU) who had been occupying the graduate centre at their university since the afternoon of Wednesday May 4 were evicted just before midnight on Monday by police, university security and private bailiffs. Wikinews, in contact with the occupiers, obtained a first-hand interview with […]

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Estonia becomes European leader in Internet usage

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Estonia becomes European leader in Internet usage

September 14th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Saturday, February 12, 2005 Tallinn, Estonia –The Northern European country of Estonia is facing a boom in Internet usage due to low prices and a dynamic market. In recent years, the country has tried to emulate the Scandinavian model of technological infrastructure and is now considered to be the most technologically-advanced of the former-Communist countries […]

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Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

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Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

September 9th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, March 29, 2005A team of Australian surgeons yesterday reattached both hands and one foot to 10-year-old Perth boy, Terry Vo, after a brick wall which collapsed during a game of basketball fell on him, severing the limbs. The wall gave way while Terry performed a slam-dunk, during a game at a friend’s birthday party. […]

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Mouse makes nest in cash machine, eats money

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Mouse makes nest in cash machine, eats money

September 9th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Sunday, April 1, 2007 In Estonia, a mouse made its nest in a cash machine and spent the weekend eating tens of thousands of kroons in bank notes. The critter was discovered after a customer making a withdrawal got half-eaten bills from the machine. “ At some stage over the weekend the chewed money jammed, […]

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