An account of the Esperanza Fire from an animal rescuer

This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details. This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details. Saturday, December 2, 2006 As families fled their homes in…

Soul musician Luther Vandross dies at age 54

Saturday, July 2, 2005 Musician Luther Vandross died at 1:47 pm Eastern time Friday, at a hospital in Edison, New Jersey, likely from complications related to a 2003 stroke. He was the winner of numerous Grammy Awards.

New legal British tender revealed

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 For the first time in 40 years, the Royal Mint has chosen a new set of designs for the reverse of the coins, first introduced in the Coin Design Competition 2005. The designer, Matthew Dent of…

Stolen minibus recovered 35 years after theft

Friday, November 6, 2009 A 1965 Volkswagen minibus that was stolen in 1974 has been recovered by customs agents in Los Angeles. The vintage minibus was in pristine condition, valued at $25,000, and was found during a routine inspection of…