One year on: Egyptians mark anniversary of protests that toppled Mubarak

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Across Egypt hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets for the day, marking exactly one year since the outbreak of protests leading to 83-year-old longstanding ruler Hosni Mubarak’s downfall. The country’s decades-long emergency rule was partially lifted this week; meanwhile, a possible economic meltdown looms and a newly-elected parliament held […]

Controversial development training cited in religious discrimination lawsuits

Friday, May 23, 2008 A controversial development training course called “Landmark Forum” is cited in religious discrimination lawsuits in United States federal courts in New York and Washington, D.C. The seminars are run by a San Francisco, California-based for-profit training company called Landmark Education. The company evolved from Erhard Seminars Training “est”, and has faced […]

Top 5 Environmental Risks Caused By Business

Read An Opinion On: Retail Trends Brand Strategies By Bella Harris In these days of economic meltdown and recession, climate change has taken a back position to the doomsday prophecies of a world without banking conglomerates. In a recently published IMF report Britain is named as the one major country in the world not likely […]

NYSE to merge with Archipelago; NASDAQ to buy Instinet

Sunday, April 24, 2005 New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced last Wednesday that it has agreed definitively to merge with Chicago-based Archipelago Exchange (ArcaEx) and form a new publicly traded, for-profit company known as NYSE Group. This announcement was followed two days later by NASDAQ®, which independently announced a definitive agreement to purchase Instinet Group. […]

Smoking in public places banned in France

Friday, February 2, 2007 The French government has banned the smoking of cigarettes in all public places. The ban includes no smoking in hospitals, airports, schools, places of employment and any public area that is “closed or covered.” Eleven months from now, the ban will include restaurants and cafes. Some members of France’s Parliament are […]

Gomery report on Sponsorship Program released

Wednesday, November 2, 2005 Justice John Gomery has released a preliminary report into Canada’s Sponsorship Program, which was run from 1996 to 2003 by the federal Public Works Department to win support for federalism in Quebec. The program has recently come under fire for allegedly scandalous practices and has been accused of being a front […]

Market maker Bernard L. Madoff arrested in $50B ‘giant Ponzi scheme’

 Correction — January 10, 2009 This article incorrectly states that Mr Madoff attended Hofstra University Law School. His education was actually with Hofstra College, which he graduated from in 1960.  Friday, December 12, 2008 Top broker and Wall Street adviser Bernard L. Madoff, aged 70, was arrested and charged by the FBI on Thursday with a […]

Wikinews interviews Spain’s most decorated Paralympian, Teresa Perales

Saturday, January 19, 2013 Zaragoza, Spain — On Thursday, Wikinews traveled to Zaragoza, Spain to interview the nation’s most decorated Paralympian and IPC Athlete Council representative Teresa Perales. A wide range of topics about the Paralympics and sport in Spain were discussed including the evolution of Paralympic sport, disability sport classification, funding support across all […]

The Advantages Of Recycling In Ct

Read An Opinion On: Recyclable Plastic Jars Bottle Caps Supplier byAlma Abell Recycling all renewable resources helps to maintain the environment. It reduces the volume of waste accumulations that could be reused. The opportunity to recycle these materials could present business owners and consumers with exceptional savings options. Why You Should Recycle Paper is among […]