Sirocco

Rise of Communist micronation threatens Siroccan territories

Bradford, KR, Jul 6 – The Siroccan government is tonight deciding how to deal with the emergence of a Communist micronation in the New Zealand city of Christchurch that has claimed a number of Siroccan territories. The nation of Otautahi, derived from the Maori name for Christchurch, was founded on July 4 by James Davies […]

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Micro High movie proves hit for SBC

Bradford, KR, Apr 1 – Fans of hit cartoon series Micro High were not left disappointed this morning with the midnight premiere of its long-awaited film adaptation, with many who attended the event lauding the experience as fitting for the spirit of the show. The Micro High Cinematic Televised Movie Thing made its debut at […]

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Government warns of Communist subversion in Auckland

Bradford, KR, Mar 7 – The Government has this afternoon warned of the presence of subversive Communist elements in central Auckland, causing concern in Sirocco’s territories in the region. In a press conference this afternoon, Premier Daniel Anderson revealed that since Tuesday, a number of government departments and private enterprises, including the Ministry of Defence, […]

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Premier opens Bradford and Kinross

Bradford, KR, Feb 16 – Sirocco has today adopted its fourth capital in one year after Premier Daniel Anderson formally opened Bradford for business this afternoon. Anderson departed from Alston at around 8am Eastern Time this morning, arriving in Bradford shortly before 12:30pm this afternoon. Bradford was formally proclaimed the capital by Anderson at 12:34pm, […]

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Repair work begins on Government Buildings floor

Alston, CA, Jan 10 – Rotten flooring underneath Alston’s Government Buildings has finally been addressed today as work begins on tearing out and replacing failing floorboards underneath the Meeting Hall. Contractors this afternoon began removing wooden beams and floorboards affected by borer decades ago that has weakened to near breaking point. The condition of some boards […]

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December 2014: How we will get there from here

Expect a different community this time next year. The end of the year in the micronational community is always an event for reflection. We look back on the past twelve months, smile at the good and cringe at the bad. Granted, 2013 has been a relatively quiet year in the community, and there’s not much […]

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“Sirocco ready for 2014″ – Premier

Alston, CA, Dec 31 - Premier Daniel Anderson has hailed the year 2013 as a “triumph”, and has said the country is ready to take on the challenges “of what may be our hardest year yet.” Speaking in Alston this morning ahead of new year celebrations, Anderson said that he was excited for the prospects of […]

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North East defences bolstered against Christmas attacks

Kent, TF, Dec 23 – Sirocco’s northeastern provinces have had their defences strengthened for the Christmas-New Year break in a move designed to counter any hostile attack, the government said late last evening. The Siroccan Defence Forces moved into locations across the northeast yesterday, with Alston, Kent and Kenbank receiving the bulk of the reinforcement. […]

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Controversy over Spon Award rulings

Alston, CA, Dec 22 – Controversy has erupted in the MicroWiki community following the judging of the Seventh Spon Awards, with many voicing their disagreement with the decisions made. The biggest uproar has come with the victory of anime series Free! (see right) over fellow contender Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan, SNK). The ruling […]

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Seventh Spon Awards winners announced

Alston, CA, Dec 21 – Sirocco’s annual awards ceremony was held today with the nation’s oldest tradition celebrating its seventh occurrence. The Spon Awards, a collection of awards for excellence in media, technology, typography, and for the first time this year, micronationalism and the Internet, is held in Alston every year and has become an event […]

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