National Hockey League news: February 16, 2008

Saturday, February 16, 2008 There were 5 games played in the National Hockey League on February 15, 2008. Contents 1 Game summaries 1.1 Atlanta Thrashers @ New Jersey Devils 1.2 Washington Capitals @ Florida Panthers 1.3 Columbus Blue Jackets @ Detroit Red Wings 1.4 Dallas Stars @ Anaheim Ducks 1.5 Calgary Flames @ Los Angeles

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“Woofstock” dog festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 North America’s largest outdoor dog festival came back to Toronto last weekend for its fifth year. It ran from the 9th of June to the 10th of June at Toronto’s historical St. Lawrence Market. A Wikinews reporter was there on Sunday to report on some of the events that happened on

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Two die in two-car crash near Connel, Scotland

Friday, August 2, 2013 A man and a woman have been killed in a road traffic accident near Connel in the west of Scotland. Seven people, including three children, were also injured in the head-on collision on the A85 road in Argyll at approximately 1830 BST (1730 UTC) yesterday. A 74-year-old female passenger of a

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Calls for corporate tax reform in Australia goes unheeded

Friday, May 12, 2006 Peter Costello’s budget announcement has led to rejoicing for small businesses, but the lack of joy for those pushing for radical corporate taxation reform has led to many businesses asking “what about us?” Personal taxation and small business have been the big winners after this year’s federal budget. Although dampened by

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Also try the 2008 World News Quiz of the year. What would you tell your grandchildren about 2008 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 years’ time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2008, what would the question be? The year that markets collapsed, or perhaps

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Law center helps defend open source

Wednesday, February 2, 2005 Eben Moglen, Columbia University Law Professor, will head the newSoftware Freedom Law Center (SFLC). An initial 4 million dollars has been provided by Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) to fund the project. The law center will provide free legal service for open source projects and developers. In 2004 OSDL established a

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Massive ice deposits found on Mars

Friday, March 16, 2007 The European Space Agency‘s Mars Express spacecraft has discovered ice deposits in the south pole of Mars that are larger than the state of Texas. Scientists say that there is enough water in the deposits to cover the entire planet with up to 36 feet of water if the ice was

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Bangladesh security tightened following Pilkhana massacre and Bashundhara City fire

Friday, March 20, 2009 Following the Pilkhana massacre which occurred February 25 and 26 leaving 74 dead and the inferno at the Bashundhara City shopping mall complex March 13 leaving seven dead, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said security measures are being tightened countrywide across Bangladesh. Fire drills will be enacted at all key-point installations (KPI).

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