Kids News - Current Events

Gucci's Fancy Fund-Raiser for Children

Last night, the lush lawns of the United Nations Headquarters in New York, was the venue of an unusual, fun-filled, star-studded charity event.

Dramatic Sea Rescue near Southern Ireland

Earlier this month, the seriously injured captain of cargo ship Horncliff and some of its crew members had to be airlifted by the Royal Navy in a dramatic mid-sea rescue.

Mzee and Owen - a heart-warming valentine story

What do a 130-year old tortoise and a one-year old hippo have in common? Absolutely nothing - just a great friendship ! Welcome to the amazing story of Mzee and Owen, two animals that met on the shores of Kenya in a small town called Mombasa.

PaintDancing - what will they think of next?

We have heard of disco dancing, line dancing, belly dancing, street dancing and even square dancing. But PaintDancing? What will they think of next?

Bionic Power - generate electricity while you walk!

Talk about the ultimate green power! - Harness your own energy to generate electricity that can charge your cell phone, ipod and even your flashlight while on a hike. The possibilities are endless............

Space Shuttle Atlantis finally blasts off

After months of delay, Space Shuttle Atlantis finally blasted off into space yesterday, carrying with it Europe's gift to the International Space Station, a $2 billion (US Dollars), science lab named Columbus.

Happy New Year - from China

February 7th marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year 4,706 - The year of the Rat. The fifteen-day long celebration that starts on the eve of the New Year, is the most important holiday for the Chinese people.

Southern U.S. States Hit By Powerful Tornadoes

Powerful tornadoes swept through the Southern U.S. States of Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Alabama. The storms, which hit Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, are the worst ones to strike the area over the last decade.

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