Monday, June 21, 2010 Victoria, and husband Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland lead the procession around Stockholm after marrying SaturdayImage: Prolineserver (Wikimedia Commons). Sweden’s first royal wedding since 1976 took place Saturday when Crown Princess Victoria, 32, married her long-time boyfriend and former personal trainer, Daniel Westling, 36. The ceremonyContinue Reading

Saturday, April 17, 2021 On Wednesday, the US President Joe Biden announced plans to withdraw from Afghanistan by September 11, officially ending the US’ involvement in the 20-year-long war in Afghanistan. Similar troop withdrawals by the United Kingdom and NATO were also announced. US rifleman patrolling Zabul province, Afghanistan inContinue Reading

Saturday, July 2, 2005 The Live 8 Concert in Rome, Italy Massive music concerts took place around the planet under the Live 8 banner in an effort to put pressure on the leaders of the eight richest countries in the world to end global poverty. All concerts were timed toContinue Reading

Wednesday, July 27, 2005 Mumbai, India’s largest city and financial capital, received a record-high rainfall on Tuesday, July 26. The rain left many parts of the city flooded. Landslides and other related effects of the rain claimed more than 100 lives in Mumbai and the surrounding areas. Transportation was seriouslyContinue Reading

Friday, March 3, 2006 The possibility of large-scale protests in the face of the 3,000 journalists covering the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, has event organisers and the Government worried. The group “Black GST” – which represents Indigenous Genocide, Sovereignty and Treaty – are planning demonstrations at prominent Games events unlessContinue Reading

Thursday, November 8, 2007 Edmund WhiteAll photos: David Shankbone What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He hasContinue Reading

Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed that exports jumped 17.7% in December from a year earlier.Continue Reading

Thursday, May 6, 2010 Logo of the California State Lottery. Image: California State Lottery. An NBC employee won US$266 million from the California Lottery’s Mega Millions drawing. The winner, wishing to remain anonymous, will receive $165 million in total, after federal taxes, reports spokesperson for the lottery Cathy Doyle Johnston.Continue Reading

Sunday, September 4, 2005 Online money transfer company PayPal is reportedly blocking over $20,000 in donations from the website Something Awful, donations intended for the American Red Cross hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Rich Kyanka, founder of Something Awful, reports that the account he set up for Red Cross donations hasContinue Reading

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