Sydney Opera House ‘No War’ activists face court for paint cans

Tuesday, January 3, 2006 Two activists convicted for painting the words “NO WAR” in five-metre-high red letters on the highest sail of Sydney Opera House in March 2003, are facing court action again to prevent them from auctioning the equipment used to paint the controversial sign. Dr Will Saunders and David Burgess were sentenced to nine months periodic detention and ordered to pay the Opera House Trust $151,000 for malicious damage to the building on March 18, 2003. The pair spent six months in jail for painting the slogan on…

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Why Shops That Offer Stylish Tattoo Designs Are Becoming Popular

Read More About: Diy Flatpack Kitchen byadmin Don’t be surprised if you notice the family man next door sporting a brand-new tattoo. The colorful body art has gone mainstream, and it is becoming very common for professionals like Da Vinci Tattoo to provide Stylish Tattoo Designs for many segments of the population. Everybody from new fathers to grannies are using the art to express feelings, mark events, show loyalty and more. Body Art Showcases IndividualityFor decades, artists had created Stylish Tattoo Designs when clients wanted to make personal statements. Today’s…

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2006 Commonwealth Games open in Melbourne

Wednesday, March 15, 2006 The XVIIIth Commonwealth Games were opened officially by Queen Elizabeth II tonight, in Melbourne, Australia in a two-and-a-half hour spectacular Opening Ceremony held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. About 80,000 spectators were in attendance, and hundreds of thousands lined the riverbank of the nearby Yarra River, watching as the Queen’s baton made its way to the stadium. The Queen’s Baton final runner was John Landy, the current Governor of Victoria, and a Bronze medalist in the 1956 Summer Olympics. The ceremony began with the flags of…

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CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate David Sparrow in Don Valley West

Friday, October 10, 2008 In an attempt to speak with as many candidates as possible during the 2008 Canadian federal election, Wikinews has talked via email with David Sparrow. Sparrow is a candidate in Ontario’s Don Valley West riding, running under the New Democratic Party (NDP) banner. The riding was set to vote in a by-election on September 22, 2008, following the resignation of John Godfrey, but Stephen Harper’s sudden election call nulled that effort. Also running in the Toronto riding are Liberal Rob Oliphant, Conservative John Carmichael, Green Georgina…

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Anthrocon 2007 draws thousands to Pittsburgh for furry weekend

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Local caterers get ready for big business, as almost three thousand fans converge on the David L. Lawrence Convention Center over the Independence Day weekend for the world’s largest ever furry convention, Anthrocon 2007. Many hope to renew acquaintances, or meet new friends. Others look to buy from dealers and artists, or show off new artwork or costumes. Some attend to make money, or even learn a thing or two. But one thing unites them: They’re all there to have fun. Contents 1…

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How To Make First Appointment With Your Dentist?

Read More About: Top Cosmetic Dentist New York How to Make First Appointment with Your Dentist? by Dr Allen Nazeri Once you select your dentist, it s time to make first appointment with him. It is the first exam of your dentist and you are just like a captain of your own vessel and sailing into safe water. If you want to make first appointment as a better opportunity to take care of some important aspects of your life, you need to follow some ideas with great care. It s…

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Australian state of Queensland will go to the polls on March 21

Thursday, February 26, 2009 The Premier of the Australian state of Queensland has announced that the state will have its election on Saturday, March 21. In an address on YouTube, Anna Bligh of the Australian Labor Party said that she called the election due to the state of the economy and to stabilise the government. “It’s time for Queensland to settle this election. It’s time to settle the speculation. So that government, business and the community can get on with the task at hand and not be distracted and destabilised…

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Putin blasts US foreign policy

Saturday, February 10, 2007 Russian President Vladimir Putin heavily criticized the United States in a speech at the 43rd Munich Conference on Security Policy Saturday for what he called its “almost uncontained” use of force in the world. Putin also criticized US plans for missile defense systems and NATO’s expansion. Putin said that nations are witnessing an “almost uncontained hyper use of force” in international relations. The Russian President pointed out that only the UN, and not the EU or NATO, can sanction the legitimate use of force. “One state,…

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh concedes electoral defeat

Saturday, December 3, 2016 Gambian President Yahya Jammeh yesterday conceded defeat to now-President Elect Adama Barrow. Jammeh, 51, took power 22 years ago in a bloodless coup. He had claimed a billion-year mandate. Barrow, 51, is a property developer without political experience. According to the electoral commission yesterday, he won 263,515 votes, equating to 45.5%, while Jammeh won 36.7%, 212,099 votes. A third candidate accounted for 17.8%. Jammeh is the nation’s second president since independence in 1965. In a public broadcast he hailed “the most transparent election in the whole…

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Ambition Of Becoming A Computer Graphic Designer}

Read More About: Glendale Career College Ambition Of Becoming A Computer Graphic Designer by Harry Trueman Careers in graphic design are expected to be one of the largest and fastest growing job markets through 2014. Most careers will be in graphic design, website design, and computer animation design. Though there might be many jobs available but there would also be many contenders to compete with in the computer graphic design career. Some people love it as a career, for others purely as a hobby while some may like to use…

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