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News briefs:July 27, 2010

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide. [edit] Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=News_briefs:July_27,_2010&oldid=1150993”

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NYC Transit on strike

Tuesday, December 20, 2005 Calling it a “fight for dignity on the job, a concept foreign to the MTA,” Transport Workers Union Local 100 (TWU) President Roger Toussaint officially declared that its union members are now on strike, extending the job action, and bringing the subways and buses of New York City to a halt. […]

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Oldbury nuclear power station suffers fire

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Oldbury nuclear power station in South Gloucestershire, England caught fire today after overheating. No-one was injured in the blaze which is believed to have been an accident and was extuinguished within minutes by an automatic sprinkler system. The fire took place on the non-nuclear side of the plant, in an electricity […]

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Wikinews interviews Tyan Taylor, Australian goalball player

Tuesday, September 4, 2012London, England— Yesterday, following a three–nil loss to the United States, Wikinews interviewed Tyan Taylor of Australia’s national goalball team. The sport was created in 1946, exclusively for people with a visual disability and, designed to help with the rehabilitation of veterans returning from World War II. Play in the Paralympics consists […]

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