Claims from British quake may run into “low tens of millions of pounds” – Insurance association reps

Thursday, February 28, 2008 Representatives from the British insurance industry have said that the cost of the earthquake which hit Britain early yesterday could be over 10 million GBP. The Association of British Insurers has said in a statement that the cost for the earthquake is “likely to run into the low tens of millions …

Affected By The Social Security System Americans Delay Retirement

See More About: Compare Car Insurance Green Slip By Jerri Lily By the economic recession, more and more Americans to be able to receive all or more of the social security benefits and had to delay retirement plans, some of the older people still continue to engage in the heavy physical labor. By the continued …

Sweden’s Crown Princess marries long-time boyfriend

Monday, June 21, 2010 Sweden’s first royal wedding since 1976 took place Saturday when Crown Princess Victoria, 32, married her long-time boyfriend and former personal trainer, Daniel Westling, 36. The ceremony took place at Stockholm Cathedral. Over 1,200 guests, including many rulers, politicians, royals and other dignitaries from across the world, attended the wedding, which …

Australian Budget for 2006-2007 released

Tuesday, May 9, 2006The Australian Budget (Appropriation Bill No. 1) for 2006-2007 was released by the Australian Liberal Party–Australian National Party coalition government treasurer, Peter Costello (Higgins, Liberal). Costello noted the resilience of the economy against natural disasters and terrorism, and through “disciplined and prudent management” the Government was able to “repay Labor’s debt” of …

Wikinews interviews 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor Candidate Wayne Tseng

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Thursday, October 22, 2020 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor candidate Wayne Tseng answered some questions about his campaign for the upcoming election from Wikinews. The Lord Mayor election in the Australian city is …

Going Back To School: Parents Continue Education Through Online Scholarships

See More About: Top Kids Party Entertainer Perth Going Back To School: Parents Continue Education Through Online Scholarships by Philips Richard In the current economic situation, moms across the country are looking for ways to increase their income. Gone are the days when a high school student could get a job which paid well. A …

Four arrested in three Naperville, Illinois prostitution stings

Monday, March 15, 2010 An undercover investigation by Naperville, Illinois law enforcement has led to the arrest last Thursday of four people allegedly involved in prostitution. The stings came after police received tips that people were using websites like Craigslist and Backpage.com to sell sexual performances in Naperville hotels.  Patricia H. Scoleri of Naperville was …

Sarkozy says burqa is “not welcome” in France

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 The President of France Nicolas Sarkozy Monday, in a speech to a joint session of both houses of the Parliament of France, stated that the burqa “will not be welcome on the territory of the French Republic”. Sarkozy’s address was the first such address by a President of France to the …

Uninvited couple passes Secret Service checkpoint, crashes White House state dinner

Thursday, November 26, 2009 A couple entered a White House state dinner when they were univited, passing through several layers of security, and socialized with high-profile guests Tuesday night. Tareq and Michaele Salahi from northern Virginia arrived at the party at approximately 7:15 pm Tuesday night. They were formally dressed as they passed by a …