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EPA block massive West Australian energy project

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 The Western Australian (WA) Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has advised against the massive Greater Gorgon liquefied natural gas project off WA’s Pilbara coast. Proponents of the projects say Gorgon is one of Australia’s biggest export ventures, scheduled to provide up to 6,000 jobs and exports of up to $1.2 billion. EPA […]

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Singapore police arrest death penalty book author

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Singapore police arrested British author and journalist Alan Shadrake one day after the launch of his book about the country’s use of the death penalty. Shadrake, 75, was arrested on Sunday morning at a hotel in Singapore and taken into custody by police on charges of criminal defamation, in response to […]

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Nearly 25% of Iceland’s voters petition for veto of Icesave bill

Sunday, January 3, 2010 Nearly a quarter of Iceland’s voters have signed a petition calling for President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson to veto the bill passed last week to pay €3.8 billion to the United Kingdom and The Netherlands to compensate depositors impacted when the Icesave online bank collapsed in 2008. “I consider it to be […]

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Riots in Île-de-France : 70 arrested after 200 cars burned

Friday, July 15, 2005 About 200 cars were burned by young people on the night of July 13 in Île-de-France, the metropolitan area of Paris. As the police cars arrived, youths began to pelt the vehicles with rocks, firecrackers and bottles. Rioters broke store windows at Argenteuil. Police used flash-balls and smoke grenades. The riots […]

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What To Do When Youve Been Declined Life Insurance

Here’s An Opinion On: Health Insurance For Opt Status Anyone who has previously been declined life insurance will know how frustrating the process is. You’ve answered hundreds of questions, handed over your medical history, jumped through all the hoops and your told…computer says no. It’s a common story we hear from clients but there are […]

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Nuclear plant sealed off after traces of explosives found on bag

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 At least two men in Sweden were arrested after security officials at the Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant discovered traces of an explosive material on a plastic bag. Oskarshamnsverkets Kraftgrupp OKG operates the plant, which is one of three nuclear power plants in Sweden. Reports say that on the outside of a […]

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First Active offer 100% mortgages in Ireland

Thursday, July 14, 2005 First Active has become the first financial institution to offer 100% mortgages in the Republic of Ireland. The bank previously offered 100% financing to professionals in finance and medicine, but is now to offer this product to anyone who can afford to meet the repayments. The development is a huge boost […]

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Toyota recalls 1.7m cars after new concerns

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Car manufacturer Toyota is to recall almost 1.7 million cars in two simultaneous recalls, that include the Toyota Avensis and Lexus IS 250, after concerns over fuel systems, which, if combined, amount to the biggest Toyota recall for six years. Japan’s transport ministry stated it was possible for slight cracks to […]

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Different Sources Of Auto Loan Finance

Here’s An Opinion On: Labour Law Cases And Materials By Craig Clowes The French oriented province of Canada, Quebec, has a wide range of sources that can assist people when it comes to car financing. The term Auto loan Quebec, illustrates the auto loan opportunities one can get in all cities of the province. Auto […]

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Liberal candidate Kate Holloway, Trinity-Spadina

Monday, October 1, 2007 Kate Holloway is running for the Ontario Liberal Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Trinity-Spadina riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, […]