July 16, 2021

Conservatives win Newark by-election

Friday, June 6, 2014 The Conservative Party has won the Newark, England by-election but with a reduced majority. Voters gave 45.03% of the vote to Robert Jenrick, while the UK Independence Party candidate Roger Helmer came second with 25.91% of the vote. The turnout was 38,707, 52.67% of the electorate of 73,486. The by-election was […]

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July 16, 2021

Indian banks propose to use gold deposits as CRR/SLR

Monday, June 30, 2014 State Bank of India (SBI) and Bank of Baroda (BoB), two of the largest public sector banks of India, proposed on Saturday their gold deposits should be allowed to count toward their state-mandated cash reserve ratio (CRR) or statutory liquidity ratio (SLR). Arundhati Bhattacharya, the chairperson of SBI, made the proposal […]

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July 15, 2021

Contaminated pet food causes massive recall

Monday, March 19, 2007 At least 10 pets, 9 cats and 1 dog have died as a result of eating contaminated pet food, says the United States Food and Drug Administration, or FDA. The contamination caused cats and dogs to both go into kidney failure. At least 51 brands of cat food and 40 brands […]

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July 15, 2021

Creator of website satirizing Glenn Beck on winning domain name case

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Wikinews interviewed the creator of a parody website satirizing American political commentator Glenn Beck, about his thoughts after prevailing in a domain name dispute brought by Beck before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Florida resident Isaac Eiland-Hall created the website in September, and it asserts Beck uses […]

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