Poland pays €100m for Czartoryski art collection

Friday, December 30, 2016 Poland yesterday announced the purchase of the Czartoryski art collection for about €100million (US$105m; £85m). It is worth an estimated €2billion. Amongst the roughly 86,000 artworks is Lady with an Ermine by Leonardo da Vinci. Lady with an Ermine alone is thought to be worth more than the government paid for […]

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Read An Opinion On: Medical Scrubs In Auckland Face packs for Dry Skin by Juliet CohenFace masks are a great way to re-hydrate and refresh the skin. The skin loses its capacity to retain moisture, as we grow old. The extreme climatic conditions to which we get exposed, as we grow old worsen the condition […]

Pennsylvania cop on trial for allegedly murdering girlfriend’s estranged husband

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 The trial began today for a Pennsylvania state trooper accused of killing his girlfriend’s estranged husband. Kevin Foley, 43, is accused of cutting the throat of John Yelenic, a dentist who was in the final stages of finalizing a divorce from his wife, Michele. According to prosecutors, Foley “loathed Dr. Yelenic” […]

General Motors automobile sales plunge by 45%

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 General Motors Corporation (GM) announced on Wednesday that it saw a 45% drop in United States vehicle sales for its cars in March. Executives from several auto firms, however, said that there was some hope for the auto industry to stabilise, as car sales rebounded in the last week of March. […]

All You Need To Know About Your Electricity Bill

Read An Opinion On: Emerald Industrial Sheds By Chris Carson Comparing your electricity bill to others in the area, or nationwide, won’t make it any lower or any less painful, but can be interesting. Also, comparing with the average in your area can help you recognize if you need to try some conservation measures to […]

Wikinews interviews candidate for New York City mayor Vitaly Filipchenko

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 In early May, Wikinews extended an invitation to Vitaly Filipchenko, an independent candidate in the 2021 New York City mayoral election, set to take place November 2nd, alongside other candidates. Filipchenko answered some questions about his policies and campaign during a phone interview. Filipchenko, registered on the New York City Campaign […]

‘The Gates’ opens in New York City

Wednesday, February 16, 2005 New York, New York —On February 12, 2005, at 8:30 a.m., New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg dropped the first piece of fabric in The Gates, a land art project by Christo and Jeanne Claude. The artists installed 7,500 metal “gates” along 23 miles of pathways in New York City’s Central Park. […]

Wikinews’ overview of the year 2007

Monday, December 31, 2007 What would you tell your grandchildren about 2007 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 year’s time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2007, what would the question be? The year that you first signed on to Facebook? The year Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse fell […]

Are Wrinkles Giving You Nightmares? Then Try Botox

Read An Opinion On: Mini Neck Lift Cost Are Wrinkles giving you Nightmares? Then try Botox by JeorgeBenson As a person ages with time there are various lines that develop in the face of a person and so a person who wants to retain their looks for a longer period of time they can try […]

A380 collides with regional jet at JFK airport

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 On Monday, an Air France Airbus A380, operating as Air France Flight 007, collided with a Comair Bombardier CRJ-700, operating as Comair flight 553/Delta Connection flight 6293 in Delta Connection livery, on a taxiway at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. The A380 had 520 people onboard, and […]