Six-year-old boy on vacation in Venezuela dies in plane crash

Sunday, April 19, 2009 Six-year-old Thomas David Horne from the United Kingdom has died and eleven other British tourists were injured Friday when their plane crashed in Canaima National Park in Venezuela. They were on a sight seeing tour of the world’s tallest waterfalls, the Angel Falls. The single engine, nine-seater Cessna 208 Caravan, lifted… Read More »

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Polish drug company Jelfa ordered to shut-down over mislabelled drugs

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Polish Prime Minister Jaros?aw Kaczy?ski has ordered the pharmaceutical company Jelfa to halt production following revelations that Jelfa had placed mislabelled medication on the market, whose use could be potentially fatal. Jelfa distributed vials labelled as Corhydron, a hydrocortisone used to treat allergies and inflammation, but in fact containing Suxamethonium chloride,… Read More »

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Curiosity Rover analysis suggests chemically complex lake once graced Mars’s Gale crater

Sunday, June 4, 2017 In an analysis published on Friday in Science, scientists announced data collected from the Curiosity Rover show that Mars’s Gale Crater was once a chemically stratified lake, meaning the aquatic environment differed markedly between deep and shallow water. According to the report, “all of the physical, chemical, and energetic conditions necessary… Read More »

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Relax And Unwind In Amazing Accommodation Muldersdrift

Click Here To Know More About: Jindabyne Best Hotel Accommodation Relax and Unwind in Amazing Accommodation Muldersdrift by Wayne Tommy Summer brings such joy as you know what June, July and August mean. No, not an influx of angry wasps that sting at any given opportunity and make eating ice lollies a complete waste of… Read More »

Ariel Sharon’s brain shows activity

Saturday, January 14, 2006 Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remains in a coma after 10 days. Medical experts on the outside say that Sharon’s failure to regain consciousness does not look well for his recovery. On Wednesday, doctors began reducing the level of sedatives with the intent of drawing Sharon out of an induced coma.… Read More »

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Maker Faire 2009 wraps up in San Mateo, California

Thursday, June 4, 2009 The fourth annual Maker Faire took place this past weekend at the San Mateo Fairground in San Mateo, California located in the United States. The first Maker Faire, which took place in 2006, had approximately 20,000 people in attendance. This year, more than 80,000 people were expected to attend; quadruple the… Read More »

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Google doubles Gmail storage, adds text formatting

NB this subject is also covered in Gmail 1st Birthday; Storage capacity increased to 2GBSaturday, April 2, 2005On the first anniversary of Gmail’s release, Google has announced that it will increase the amount of storage available for the users of the web-based email service from 1 GB to over 2 GB. Additionally, they have added… Read More »

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Reflections, Lichtenstein, two new exhibitions at Edinburgh’s Modern One

Saturday, March 14, 2015 This weekend saw the opening of two new exhibitions at Edinburgh’s National Gallery of Modern Art. Wikinews attended Thursday’s press preview for the event where a full contingent of the capital’s press turned out to see the striking collection of paintings, photographs, and other works. Presented below are a selection of… Read More »

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6.2 magnitude earthquake hits northern Chile

Saturday, March 27, 2010 A strong earthquake struck the Atacama Region in Chile at 11:52 (14:52 UTC), provoking widespread hysteria. The United States Geological Survey reported that the tremor reached a magnitude of 6.2. The epicentre is located on the mainland 76 kilometers south of Copiapó and at a depth of 59 kilometers. However, the… Read More »

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