December 8, 2022

Wikinews interviews Duncan Campbell, co-founder of wheelchair rugby

Friday, September 7, 2012 London, England — On Wednesday, Wikinews interviewed Duncan Campbell, one of the creators of wheelchair rugby. ((Laura Hale)) You’re Duncan Campbell, and you’re the founder of… Duncan Campbell: One of the founders of wheelchair rugby. ((Laura Hale)) And you’re from Canada, eh? Duncan Campbell: Yes, I’m from Canada, eh! (laughter) ((Laura […]

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December 7, 2022

Wikinews Shorts: May 7, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, May 7, 2007. A 30 meter section of a gas pipeline in Luka (near Kiev) in Ukraine has been destroyed by an explosion. Although supplies to Europe via this pipeline have stopped, Ukrainian Energy Minister Georgi E. Boyko said that supplies to Europe would not be affected. “There […]

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December 7, 2022

Israeli PM Ariel Sharon to undergo more surgery

Sunday, January 15, 2006 Ariel Sharon, 77, is scheduled to undergo a tracheotomy today, which is expected to help wean him off a respirator, which is helping him to breathe, a hospital statement said. A tracheotomy is a procedure where an incision in the windpipe is made to create a temporary or permanent opening. It […]

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December 6, 2022

Fischer suffers seizure, collapses during Red Wings game

Tuesday, November 22, 2005 Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jiri Fischer was hospitalized Monday night after suffering a seizure while on the bench during an ice hockey game in Detroit. He is listed in stable condition. Late in the first period in a game against the Nashville Predators at Joe Louis Arena, Fischer collapsed on the […]

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December 6, 2022

Abu Dhabi starts constructing ‘green city’

Monday, February 11, 2008 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started construction of its so called ‘green city‘ which will be named Masdar City. It is a city which is designed to have no carbon emissions, cars, or waste. It will cost $22 billion (£11 billion) and take eight years to make. It will be […]

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