Toy maker Mattel recalls more products

Wednesday, September 5, 2007 Toy manufacturer Mattel announced today that they are recalling more products over fears of dangerous levels of lead in the toy’s paint. This soft, but heavy and poisonous metal can be fatal when there is more than 10 ?g/dL in the blood. The 800,000 toys have been recalled over safety fears […]

Sweden’s Crown Princess marries long-time boyfriend

Monday, June 21, 2010 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 ceremony took place at Stockholm Cathedral. Over 1,200 guests, including many rulers, politicians, royals and other dignitaries from across the world, attended the wedding, which […]

5 Spots To Explore In Mumbai On Your Visit}

Read An Opinion On: Online For Sale Aboriginal Art 5 Spots to Explore in Mumbai On Your Visit by Giz GomesLooking to go out for a weekend in Mumbai? Here are 5 beautiful spots that you can experience in Mumbai during your visit. They are simply awesome, which makes them perfect weekend getaways. 1. A […]

Princess Kiko gives birth to imperial baby boy

Wednesday, September 6, 2006 Princess Kiko has given birth to a 2,558 gram (5.639 lb) baby boy, on 6 September at 8 h 27 (Japan Standard Time). He is the first male baby born in the Japanese imperial family since his father in 1965. The baby was delivered with a Caesarean section, and will not […]

Passenger airplane crashes in Siberia

Sunday, July 9, 2006 A Russian passenger plane has crashed after landing at Irkutsk Airport, in Siberia and up to 150 people are feared dead in the crash. At 7:44 a.m. local time (2244 UTC Saturday), the plane veered off the rain-slipped runway as it was landing, tore through a concrete barrier, and crashed into […]

US economy added 290,000 jobs last month, unemployment at 9.9%

Friday, May 7, 2010 Latest figures from the US government say that the country’s economy gained 290,000 jobs in April, the largest single-month gain since March 2006. According to the Labor Department, excluding temporary workers for this year’s census, the number of non-farm jobs increased by a seasonally adjusted 224,000. The unemployment rate, meanwhile, increased […]

Some Important Facts About Skateboarding}

Read An Opinion On: Decks Brisbane Some important facts about skateboarding by Margaret H. KeepterSkateboarding has become very popular among people nowadays. Its popularity among people (mainly the teenagers) has outraced many other popular games. However, this game has not yet entered the international world of games. Skateboarding is mainly practiced in United States now; […]

Bucharest to be ‘rebranded’ for 800 million euro

Wednesday, March 2, 2005 Bucharest, Romania — The city centre of Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is set to get a major facelift due to a real estate project called Esplanada (The Esplanade), which will be constructed by TriGranit Development Corporation. The total investment in the project will be greater than 800 million euro and […]

Dresden city council wants DNA matching for doggy-doo

Thursday, March 31, 2005 Councillors at Dresden City Council in Germany would like to match doggy-doo left by pets on the sidewalk and in parks, against a DNA database storing profiles for all of the city’s 12,000 registered dogs. Karl Jobig, a Christian Democrat politician in Dresden, was surprised when his proposal received a majority […]

Israel undergoes major emergency drill

Thursday, April 10, 2008 Israel has tested its readiness for a state of war and emergency by testing its emergency services and shelters on a national scale. The drill is to be analyzed in order to determine the elements which need to be corrected and fixed, and Israel’s emergency readiness is to be assessed. Israeli […]

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