Florida man charged with stealing Wi-Fi

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Florida man charged with stealing Wi-Fi

Update since publication This article mentions that Wi-Fi stands for “Wireless Fidelity”, although this is disputed. Thursday, July 7, 2005 A Florida man is being charged with 3rd degree felony for logging into a private Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) Internet access point without permission. Benjamin Smith III, 41, is set for a pre-trial hearing this month […]

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Saudis boycott Danish dairy produce

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Saudis boycott Danish dairy produce

Friday, January 27, 2006 On January 26, 2006, a massive boycott of dairy produce from Arla Foods started in Saudi Arabia over what is perceived as a Danish attack on Muslim values. The Saudi ambassador to Denmark has been recalled for consultations. The Danish/Swedish dairy company Arla is facing a massive loss after a spreading […]

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British TV presenter Rico Daniels tells Wikinews about being ‘The Salvager’

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British TV presenter Rico Daniels tells Wikinews about being ‘The Salvager’

April 22nd, 2019 by Adv59L

Saturday, March 14, 2009 Rico Daniels is a British TV presenter living in France who is known for his two television series — The Salvager — whilst he still lived in the UK and then Le Salvager after he moved to France. Rico has been in a variety of jobs but his passion is now […]

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Yahoo chooses Dublin as location of new European Headquarters

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Yahoo chooses Dublin as location of new European Headquarters

April 18th, 2019 by Adv59L

Tuesday, February 15, 2005 Dublin – Yahoo!, the internet portal, today announced it has chosen Dublin, Ireland as the location of its European Headquarters. Ireland beat off stiff competition from other European countries to win the investment. The move is expected to create over 400 jobs – two thirds of which are expected to be […]

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/LA-ND

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/LA-ND

April 18th, 2019 by Adv59L

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It […]

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Passengers evacuated at Prague airport after drawing of bomb found in plane

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Passengers evacuated at Prague airport after drawing of bomb found in plane

April 17th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 On Sunday night in Prague, Czech Republic, 183 people on a Jet2 flight arriving from Manchester, United Kingdom were evacuated after, reportedly, discovery in the aircraft’s toilets of a picture of a bomb. The Czech foreign ministry’s spokesperson said a painting of a bomb had been found in the plane’s toilet […]

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New Zealand prisoners do nothing says National party

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New Zealand prisoners do nothing says National party

April 17th, 2019 by Adv59L

Sunday, November 5, 2006 Figures released by Simon Power, law and order spokesman for the National party, show that the New Zealand Labour led government lets 81% of all prisoners not do any work while in prison. Newspaper, Sunday News says that some Christchurch prisoners have been given a barbecue for good behavior. Simon Power’s […]

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California State University, Chico fraternity suspended for making frat house porno flick

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California State University, Chico fraternity suspended for making frat house porno flick

April 17th, 2019 by Adv59L

Tuesday, March 29, 2005The local chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity at California State University, Chico was suspended after members were linked to a pornographic DVD apparently filmed in the club’s fraternity house. According to reports, the DVD shows students engaged in various sexual activities with female porn actresses. The Chico fraternity also has […]

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Cocaine found in frozen mango puree shipped to Montréal, Canada

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Cocaine found in frozen mango puree shipped to Montréal, Canada

April 16th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced Tuesday that they had seized approximately 160 kilograms of cocaine discovered in buckets of frozen mango puree imported from Mexico. Investigations led the police to a shipping container destined for the Port of Montréal, in the Canadian […]

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Japan Airlines to file for bankruptcy

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Japan Airlines to file for bankruptcy

April 16th, 2019 by Adv59L

Monday, January 18, 2010 Japan Airlines (JAL), Asia’s largest airline, is expected to file for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, bringing an end to months of speculation about the airline’s financial future, riddled by debt. The bankruptcy filing, should it go ahead, is to be followed by a restructuring program, backed by the government, intended to […]

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