UK culture minister Maria Miller called to resign following alleged threat to Telegraph newspaper

Calls for the ouster of British government minister Maria Miller have been increasing following a claim by the Daily Telegraph newspaper that Miller’s special adviser used the threat of press regulation to try and prevent publication of a story about … Continue reading

Crash Test Hunniez defeat Devotchkas in Roller Derby contest

Morayfield, Australia ‘ Sunshine Coast, Australia based roller derby team Crash Test Hunniez defeated Devotchkas 275 to 98 yesterday in their round two Queensland Roller Derby Leagues Open Season contest at the Morayfield Leisure Centre. The match was the final … Continue reading

Death of captive rhino halts propagation efforts in US

After the death of the Cincinnati Zoo’s female Sumatran rhinoceros last Sunday, Dr. Terri Roth, the director of the zoo’s research facility specializing in propagation, told Wikinews her organization remains committed to the Sumatran rhinos, an animal that is currently … Continue reading

Andrej Kiska elected fourth President of the Slovak Republic

An independent candidate Andrej Kiska won Slovakia’s presidential election with 59.38 percent of the vote, official results published Sunday by the Statistics Office say. His rival, incumbent Prime Minister and the official candidate of ruling Smer-SD (Direction ‘ Social Democracy) … Continue reading