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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Artist sues US Postal Service over Statue of Liberty stamp mix-up

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 10:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Las Vegas Artist sues over Liberty stamp snafu An embarrassing mistake involving a Statue of Liberty stamp has come back to haunt the US Postal Service. ... made the Lady Liberty of the Las Vegas Strip is suing the government for copyright infringement. Lawyers for Robert Davidson say the Sin City statue is more "fresh-faced" ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Statue of Liberty reopens for first time in two weeks

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 03:38pm by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Tourists delighted by monument reopening which had fallen victim to shutdown The Statue of Liberty was back to her shining best on Sunday, reopened ... of Arizona, Colorado and Utah to reopen tourist sites closed since the US government partial shutdown came into force on October 1. “Statue of Liberty is open!!” said large banners unfurled ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Statue of Liberty in New York reopens to the public

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... and no one knows that better than the Statue of Liberty. Over and over, Lady Liberty has been separated from her adoring public, most recently by an uninvited guest named Sandy who stormed through, ... to the Statue of Liberty for the first time since Superstorm Sandy shut her down on October 29 last year. It was the third closure since the September 11, 2001, attacks. "I don't know about ...

  4. Statue set for a move

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... IMAGINE moving the Eiffel Tower a few metres further to the left, or the Statue of Liberty just a little closer to Manhattan. The City of Copenhagen is considering something similar for its own iconic landmark- the Little Mermaid Statue. Hans Christian Andersen wrote a fairy tale about her, Disney produced the movie and Copenhagen maintains a statue in her honour. The Little ...

  5. freedom

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the winners' trip to Macau to watch ZAIA and meet the artists. Balwinder Singh, 15 Delia Memorial School (Hip Wo) This is a picture of the world-famous Statue of Liberty. I think the torch represents the freedom of Americans as well as the freedom of all humans. The statue can help people regain their confidence when they feel they are not free. I chose it because I think it represents freedom ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    World's tallest statue aimed at bolstering image of India's opposition leader

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:12am by Reuters

    ... different," Modi said on Tuesday at a public function. The statue, twice the size of the Statue of Liberty, is seen as a not-so-subtle bid by Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party ... Reuters in New Delhi Big statue aims to bolster BJP head Indian opposition leader Narendra Modi is building the world's tallest statue at a cost of almost US$340 million in honour ...

  7. News - World - RELIGION

    Satanists see chance for a public statue in righteous Oklahoma

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 08:53pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Oklahoma City Righteous lawmakers unwittingly open the door for 'non-believers' to make use of public space Satanists jump at chance for a public statue ... to put their own statue next to a Ten Commandments monument outside the Statehouse. The Republican-controlled Legislature in this state known as the buckle of the Bible Belt authorised ...

  8. Liberty, not hypocrisy must underpin Freedom Tower

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The twisted metal rising from its rooftop is meant to echo the shape of the torch atop the Statue of Liberty. Its height- 1776 feet- represents the year of America's independence. Government ... and the surrounding memorials will ring hollow unless the ideals are translated into action. The war on terrorism that followed September 11 has curtailed civil liberties within the US and created a fortress ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Statue of singer Amy Winehouse unveiled in London suburb Camden

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:28pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Statue of singer Amy Winehouse unveiled Hundreds of fans gathered in Camden, north London, for the unveiling of a statue in memory of singer Amy Winehouse. The bronze statue ... Windsor, who was a friend of Winehouse's and is a patron of the foundation set up in the singer's name, said it was a great honour to unveil the statue on the day that would have been ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am

    ... of reopening and closing the Statue of Liberty David Luchsinger, the statue's superintendent ...




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