Thai police to wear ‘Hello Kitty’ armbands as punishment

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Thai police to wear ‘Hello Kitty’ armbands as punishment

Monday, August 6, 2007 Thai police officers are being punished by being forced to wear large, bright pink Hello Kitty armbands. The armband, which features Hello Kitty sitting on top of two hearts, will be worn by police officers who commit minor offences. These include littering, lateness and parking in a prohibited area. The officers […]

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Brookfield, Wisconsin man charged with stealing toilet and urinal parts

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Brookfield, Wisconsin man charged with stealing toilet and urinal parts

Saturday, March 30, 2013 Yesterday, the Milwaukee County district attorney charged Cory J. Feerick, a 33-year-old from Brookfield, Wisconsin, with five misdemeanor counts of stealing US$35,000 worth of flush valves from fast food restaurants and university toilets and urinals. If convicted, Feerick could spend to 9 to 45 months in jail, and pay between US$10,000 […]

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Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

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Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

August 24th, 2019 by

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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Nigeria fireworks fire kills one, injures dozens

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Nigeria fireworks fire kills one, injures dozens

August 23rd, 2019 by

Thursday, December 27, 2012 At least one person has been killed and at least thirty were injured as the result of a fire in the city of Lagos in Nigeria after an explosion in a building with fireworks stored in it. As many as nine other buildings in the Lagos Island fire yesterday were also […]

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News briefs:April 24, 2010

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News briefs:April 24, 2010

August 18th, 2019 by

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide. [edit]

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Wikinews interviews John Wolfe, Democratic Party presidential challenger to Barack Obama

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Wikinews interviews John Wolfe, Democratic Party presidential challenger to Barack Obama

August 5th, 2019 by

Sunday, May 20, 2012 U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate John Wolfe, Jr. of Tennessee took some time to answer a few questions from Wikinews reporter William S. Saturn. Wolfe, an attorney based out of Chattanooga, announced his intentions last year to challenge President Barack Obama in the Democratic Party presidential primaries. So far, he has […]

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Scientology protest group celebrates founder’s birthday worldwide

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Scientology protest group celebrates founder’s birthday worldwide

August 4th, 2019 by

 Correction — March 19, 2008 The next protest is scheduled for April 12, 2008. The article below states April 18 which is incorrect.  Saturday, March 15, 2008 The Internet group Anonymous today held further protests critical of the Church of Scientology. The global protests started in Australia where several hundred protesters gathered at different locations for […]

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Category:May 25, 2010

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Category:May 25, 2010

August 4th, 2019 by

? May 24, 2010 May 26, 2010 ? May 25 Pages in category “May 25, 2010”

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UK house prices have fallen 10.5% this year, says Nationwide Building Society

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UK house prices have fallen 10.5% this year, says Nationwide Building Society

August 4th, 2019 by

Thursday, August 28, 2008 After dropping 1.9% in July, house prices in the United Kingdom are now falling at the fastest rate since 1990, according to Nationwide Building Society. The average price of a home has dropped by £20,000 down to £164,654, losing 10.5% of its value in 2008. Property values fell by 1.9% in […]

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Western Australian economy at crisis point say builders

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Western Australian economy at crisis point say builders

July 29th, 2019 by

Saturday, June 7, 2008 Western Australian Master Builders Association (MBA) yesterday demanded the Carpenter Government call an emergency cabinet meeting to avoid a “state of emergency” over the energy crisis gripping WA. A MBA spokesperson said that hundreds of workers have already been stood down, many without pay, and that the cost of building material […]

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