School dinner costs just 49p in Wales

Wednesday, March 30, 2005A survey carried out by BBC Wales has revealed that the contents of a school meal in Wales cost on average just £0.49 per pupil. Average spending on meal ingredients varied slightly from council to council; with the Cardiff City council spending just £0.40 on each meal, whilst Powys council lavished £0.69 per pupil. The survey follows a recent surge in media coverage of the eating habits of teenagers and children in the UK. Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver recently embarked on a campaign to improve food standards…

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Cell Phone Cash Is Genius The Cell Phone Cash Explanation

Read More About: Cash Recycling Machines When I first heard about this program, it did sound a little too good to be true but after taking a good look at what cell phone cash had to offer it was a no brainer. The idea of cashing in on cell phone use was an extremely genius idea. Mack Michaels, the creator of this program has tapped into a market that is virtually untouched and is now mentoring others how to do it too. With Mack Michaels as your personal cell phone…

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Online buyers conned by fake Olympics ticket web sites

Thursday, August 7, 2008 Two web sites purporting to sell tickets to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games due to open in Beijing, China on Friday have been the subject of lawsuits from the International Olympic Committee in United States courts in recent weeks. The web sites, beijingticketing.com and beijing-2008tickets.com, were designed to resemble official sites and often appeared above the official sites in Google searches, and scammed some victims out of up to US$50,000 each for tickets to events such as the Opening Ceremony and swimming, which were listed despite…

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Georgian Olympian luge competitor dies in training accident

Saturday, February 13, 2010 Hours before the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics, 21-year-old Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili died after hitting an unpadded pole during a routine training exercise at the Whistler Sliding Centre in Vancouver, Canada on Friday morning. According to those on the scene, blood was “pouring” from the athlete’s head as he was being placed into a stretcher. Doctors did try to revive him, but to no avail. “Our first thoughts are with the family, friends, and colleagues of the athlete,” Jacques Rogge, president of the…

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Resorts Manali For Perfect Family Holiday Stay

Read More About: Best Tattoo Sydney Best Tattoo Sydney Submitted by: The Himalayan If you are planning for a family vacation for this summer then Manali should be the first choice, as all the family members can have superb fun (including the kids and the elderly). All of us know that Manali is one the best creations of god; the hill station is breathtakingly beautiful with unending scenic splendour that will leave you asking for more. The beauty of nature is spread in every nook and corner of Manali and…

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News briefs:May 3, 2006

The time is 18:30 (UTC) on 3rd May 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Contents 1 Headlines 1.1 8.1 magnitude earthquake near Tonga; tsunami possible 1.2 Communal tension erupts in Vadodara, India 1.3 BJP leader Pramod Mahajan dies in Mumbai 1.4 New Zealand Government to unbundle local loop 2 Closing words Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=News_briefs:May_3,_2006&oldid=428273”

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What A Homeowner Should Know Before Considering Kitchen Remodeling

Read More About: Buy Flatpack Kitchens What A Homeowner Should Know Before Considering Kitchen Remodeling by Yesner Hong With appropriate kitchen remodeling, a homeowner can raise the home’s value, make his/her close friends envious, and offer you a more efficient use of kitchen space. On the other hand, kitchen remodeling might not work the way one wants it to be therefore careful planning should be performed prior to one goes on to remodel his/her kitchen. To remodel a kitchen, the homeowner need to take into consideration his/her needs and desires…

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Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

Friday, September 14, 2007 The Kennedy Center announced that its 30th presentation of the Kennedy Center Honors would go to pianist Leon Fleisher, comedian Steve Martin, singer Diana Ross, director Martin Scorsese and musician Brian Wilson. The Center was opened to the public in 1971 and was envisioned as part of the National Cultural Center Act, which mandated that the independent, privately-funded institution would present a wide variety of both classical and contemporary performances, commission the creation of new artistic works, and undertake a variety of educational missions to increase…

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Sprint Nextel customer service rep. harasses client; Sprint cancels his account

Sunday, July 22, 2007 Virginia – Joshua Brady, a former Sprint Nextel customer, has had his cellular phone account shut off, but not because he wasn’t paying the phone bill, or even because he was late on payments, but because a customer service representative who assisted him, began to call him outside of her job, and make death threats to him in September of 2006. She was never fired for her actions, Brady says. Brady has agreed to be interviewed by Wikinews to tell his story. All information and claims…

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WWE SmackDown Results from Nashville, TN for September 19, 2008

Sunday, September 21, 2008 Up-and-coming WWE star Vladimir Kozlov came to Nashville, TN on Tuesday night with an agenda. “I want better competition,” the former sambo champion from Ukrane said last week. “If you will not give it to me, then I will find it myself.” Kozolv has done just that, and he started his quest by attacking the top contender for the WWE Championship, Jeff Hardy, at the end his match last week. Hardy would again be the target for Kozlov’s frustrations, but he would not be alone. Hardy…

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