July 2011

Sirocco sets eyes on Weymouth

Alston, NCD, Jul 27 – Sirocco has officially put forward a claim to Micras territory as it seeks to gain a foothold in the internet-based community. This evening Alston put forward a claim to land on the fictional planet of Micras, which is run by the Micronational Cartographic Society, »

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Micro High renewed for second season

Alston, NCD, Jul 23 – Hit comedy series “Micro High” has been renewed for a second season by the Siroccan Broadcasting Corporation following the positive response to the first three episodes. Season one is scheduled to finish in the next couple of days, with Zealandia’s »

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Siroccan conlang finally on its way

Alston, NCD, Jul 18 – Premier Anderson has announced the start of an initiative to create an individual constructed language as part of Sirocco’s ‘horizon-broadening’. Today work began on crafting a basic language from the English, German and Czech languages, with some »

Monday, 18 July 2011

“Disaster” survey may be last of its kind

Alston, NCD, Jul 16 – Siroccan Premier Daniel Anderson has criticised joke voters after the latest MicroWiki Influence Survey saw Sirocco plunge eight points in a matter of days. Sirocco, which had previously been ranked 14th, 12th and 10th in the second, third and fourth surveys »

Saturday, 16 July 2011

National Peoples Party labelled “Nazis”

South Denton, DCP, Zealandia, Jul 11 – An investigation has been launched into election campaign material produced by Social Democratic Party Parliamentary Leader Joseph Puglisi after he produced posters and a video that breached two sections of the Elections Act 2010.  The posters, which »

Monday, 11 July 2011

Picayune closing down

The Alston Picayune, 15/11/2010 – 10/07/2011 It is with a heavy heart that I must announce the closing of the Alston Picayune. Since its establishment on November 15, 2010, the Picayune was the source of opinion and world news (well almost that second one), but throughout its history the »

Sunday, 10 July 2011

Juba government recognised by Alston

Alston, NCD, Jul 9 – The Siroccan Government has recognised the government of the Republic of South Sudan today after the peaceful secession of the macronation. After consideration by the Premier, it was decided to formally recognise the state of the Republic of South Sudan after it this »

Saturday, 9 July 2011