A portrait of Scotland: Gallery reopens after £17.6 million renovation

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A portrait of Scotland: Gallery reopens after £17.6 million renovation

Thursday, December 1, 2011 Today saw Edinburgh’s Scottish National Portrait Gallery reopen following a two-and-a-half-year, £17.6m (US$27.4m) refurbishment. Conversion of office and storage areas sees 60% more space available for displays, and the world’s first purpose-built portrait space is redefining what a portrait gallery should contain; amongst the displays are photographs of the Scottish landscape—portraits […]

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Anthrocon 2007 draws thousands to Pittsburgh for furry weekend

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Anthrocon 2007 draws thousands to Pittsburgh for furry weekend

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Local caterers get ready for big business, as almost three thousand fans converge on the David L. Lawrence Convention Center over the Independence Day weekend for the world’s largest ever furry convention, Anthrocon 2007. Many hope to renew acquaintances, or meet new friends. Others look to buy from […]

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Wikinews interviews Steve Burke, U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate

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Wikinews interviews Steve Burke, U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate

September 7th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, December 13, 2015 This article is a featured article. It is considered one of the best works of the Wikinews community. See Wikinews:Featured articles for more information. Macomb, New York Councilman Steve Burke took some time to speak with Wikinews about his campaign for the U.S. Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Burke, an insurance […]

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Somali opposition group al-Shabaab to block WFP food aid

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Somali opposition group al-Shabaab to block WFP food aid

September 7th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, February 28, 2010 Al-Shabaab, the Somali opposition group, has said it will stop food operations by the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) in the country, accusing the agency of being politically motivated and disadvantaging local farmers. File:WFPlogo130.svg Al-Shabaab said that the agency was ruining local farming, as the quantity of the food aid […]

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Choosing A Nursing Home In Waldorf, Md For A Loved One

September 3rd, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Get More Information Here: Sydney In Home Care Aged Care At Home byadmin Medicare understands that choosing a Nursing Home in Waldorf MD, for a loved one isn’t an easy task. If one takes certain steps, however, it becomes easier to match the individual to a facility that meets their needs in every way. Everyone […]

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Strong earthquake near Solomon Islands, tsunami reported

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Strong earthquake near Solomon Islands, tsunami reported

August 25th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, April 1, 2007 A magnitude 8.1 undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami that has killed at least fifteen people, including six children, in the Solomon Islands. Tsunami warnings have been issued for parts of Australia as well. According to the US Geological Survey, the magnitude 8.0 quake struck Sunday, April 1, 2007 at 20:39:56 (UTC) […]

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Irish inflation creeps upwards to 2.4%

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Irish inflation creeps upwards to 2.4%

August 23rd, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Saturday, June 11, 2005 The inflation rate in Ireland, as measured by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), edged upwards to hit a five month high in May at 2.4%. This represents a 0.2% rise on the previous month when the rate stood at 2.2%. The major contributors to the rise were increased transportation, healthcare, and […]

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Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

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Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

August 23rd, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, […]

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Taiwan’s cabinet resigns

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Taiwan’s cabinet resigns

August 18th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Monday, January 24, 2005 TAIPEI, Taiwan – Members of the Taiwanese cabinet—the Executive Yuan Council—have resigned en masse to pave way for the new cabinet. It is not expected to cause any major change on Taipei’s policy toward Mainland China. “The cabinet has tendered its resignation,” Chen Chi-mai, spokesman for the cabinet, told a news […]

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News briefs:May 28, 2010

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News briefs:May 28, 2010

August 11th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

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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