Barbados has announced that Queen Elizabeth II will no longer be the country’s head of state. Instead, a “ceremonial president” will replace her.
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For 10 years, Brian Williams has been a news anchor on the popular NBC Nightly News show.
He was suspended for six months without pay because he misrepresented some important events that happened to him during the Iraq War.
Recently, there was a contest to find out who the best mayor in the world is.
The winner was Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi.
Nenshi took first place, beating out 933 mayors from countries all over the world
How much do you remember about the news that happened in 2014? Our 2014 news quiz continues.
The answers to the quiz can be found by clicking on the link to the TKN article beside each question.
How much do you know about the news that happened in 2014? Take our quiz and see how much you remember about these stories from the past year.
The 115th Christmas Bird Count is officially underway.
The count is an annual census of local and migratory birds and it’s organized by the National Audubon Society. From December 14 to January 5, volunteers will gather in more than 2,000 locations in North, Central and South America to count the birds in their area.
The Philae spacecraft that landed on a comet last week has gone to sleep. But the good news is that scientists are hopeful that we haven’t heard the last messages from the spacecraft.
Scientists recently landed a spacecraft on the icy surface of a comet that was travelling 130,000 kilometres an hour.
Now, we’re getting information, photos and sounds from the comet that just might tell us something about our own origins.
The hostilities of World War I officially ended at 11:00 on November 11, 1918.
In others words, at 11:00 on the 11th day of the 11th month.
That is why in Canada and many other countries, Remembrance Day is celebrated on November 11 each year, with a moment of silence at 11:00.
It has been 25 years since the Berlin Wall was torn down.
On Sunday, thousands of people gathered in Berlin at a ceremony to mark the occasion.